Today we welcome Loyd Van Horn.
Loyd is the founder of dxcentralonline.com, and a former radio guy.
He was a columnist with Monitoring Times magazine, writing the weekly GlobalNet column, which dealt with online streaming of radio/TV.
What You Will Learn in This Week's Podcast:
- DX is the short form for distance
- The goal is to hear as many stations as you can.
- For Loyd AM/FM DXing is all about finding those stations which one has never heard before.
- What is the grey line and how does that help you?
- During sunset and sunrise, one gets weird propagation of radio frequencies. One might get a little bit of the ground wave as well as a little bit of the skywave.
- Loyd talks about how he searches for different frequencies from the Atlantic, Europe, Africa, England etc.
- Loyd keeps a logbook that really helps him keep a track on the frequencies he had already tuned into.
- Find out what equipment Loyd Recommends to get started
- How is Loyd using Software Defined Radios to help him catch DX stations?
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