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Radio DX from my work's private plane

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Radio DX from my work's private plane

Post by radio stain » Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:59 pm

Over SE Kentucky near the Tennessee line I picked up 104.7 WTUE from Dayton on my radio app on my phone.

Also had 92.5 WBKR from Owesboro/Evansville clashing with 92.5 The Fox from Cincinnati.

Over Knoxville I easily picked up Nashville stations 95.5, 96.3 and 97.9.

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Re: Radio DX from my work's private plane

Post by Turkeytop » Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:05 pm

Once, on a flight from Detroit to Las Vegas, I wasn't even sure where I was. It was about two hours into the flight. I got FM from Minneapolis.

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Re: Radio DX from my work's private plane

Post by audiophile » Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:21 am

WOMC is an easy pick over Tennessee Kentucky and Ohio.

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Re: Radio DX from my work's private plane

Post by syntheticexctasy » Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:45 am

I DX on airplanes all the time - lots of fun, especially if you have inflight wifi and can lookup IDs while listening :)

I find that once you get to cruise altitude (above 32K) you have a minimum of about 200 miles worth of range (and up to about 600). You can fly directly over a 50kw station and not even hear it, but hear something co-channel 200 miles out.

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