Thursday, August 30, 2007

Voice of the Valley Will Conduct DX Test in October

Jim Pogue (, the IRCA/NRC Joint DX Test Coordinator, has announced the first medium wave broadcast station that will conductung a special air test for BCB DXers.

WLPO-AM 1220 kHz La Salle, IL DX Test

Date: Saturday morning (late Friday night), Oct. 27, 2007. Time: 3:00 – 3:30 a.m. Central Time. 1,000 watts using their normal daytime pattern. Programming will consist of phonetic voice IDs, Morse code, sweep tones and unique music. Reception reports may be sent to Steve Vogler, Chief Engineer, WLPO Radio, 1 Broadcast Lane, Oglesby, IL 61348. The station will accept recordings by e-mail or on disk (.mp3 or .wav OK but no cassettes please). Address for e-mail reports is

Note: All requests for verifications must be accompanied by return postage in order to receive a reply. Out sincere thanks to Chief Engineer Steve Vogler for agreeing to conduct this test.