domenica 27 luglio 2014

MFSK32 during VOA Mandarin broadcasts

The VOA Radiogram experiment enters a new phase with MFSK32 text included in the shortwave broadcasts of the VOA Mandarin Service.

Beginning today (Monday morning in China)...

There will be 1:10 (1 minute, 10 seconds) of MFSK32 in Chinese beginning at..

2258:15 UTC        6135  9845 kHz


0058:10 UTC        9880 15385 15565 17560 kHz

These transmissions will be daily and continue for about two weeks. The transmissions are via IBB relays stations in Asia.

The MFSK32 will be Chinese characters. You will need the UTF-8 character set. If using Fldigi: Configure > Colors & Fonts.

If you are unable to hear these frequencies from your location, perhaps you can via the University of Twente SDR receiver: -- or a web contro! lled receiver in Asia, if you have access to one.

Please send reception reports to Even if you can't decode the MFSK32, audio recordings, including a minute or two before the MFSK32 starts, would be especially helpful. Mp3 files are OK. 

The English VOA Radiogram broadcasts on weekends will continue.

(Kim Elliot via dxld yg)