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Thread: DOUBLE-HOP! CKUA-93.7 into Kingsport, TN. 1849 miles June 11, 2012 @ 2:01pm EDT

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Pembroke Pines, FL, USA


    Oh wow, the Montreal GlobalTuners guy shoulda checked DTV for ch 2 (KSNV)!! If the 94.5 was Nevada, I'd say he certainly had a shot to have the first ever double hop DTV.


  2. #12
    Timothy Guest

    Default QSL card recieved from CKUA-93.7 in Calgary!

    Hey everyone. Here is the QSL I got in the mail the other day from CKUA-93.7/Calgary as a result of my 2X Es reception last month. Karen from CKUA told me in an e-mail that their QSL cards are primarily for their 580kHz station and that I am the first person to confirm their reception on FM. However, Pat in San Antonio got them years ago via single hop Es I believe.

    Here's the link to their website where they put me on their "Where in the World" page!
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  3. #13
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Whitchurch, Hampshire, UK


    Excellent catch Tim!

    I've had a few double-hops myself here in southern England, my best year being 2010 when I heard and confirmed IBA 88FM on 87.6, probably from Jerusalem, and an unidentified signal on 88.6 with live prayers from Saudi Arabia, . I have it down as a tentative logging from that country but not confirmed. There was a couple of other unid Middle East stations that popped up over the prayers. On another occasion I had Cyprus on 91.1, and a couple from Turkey. Double-hop is the most exciting kind of FM DX, no doubt about that!

    No double-hop this year. The best openings have often happened whilst I was at work this time, and the frequency and intensity of the openings has been down on recent seasons.

    Nick, Whitchurch, Hampshire, UK

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