The following table includes all viewable Australian and New Zealand TV DX received by the author since 1975.

Table 1: 45-221 MHz Australian and New Zealand TV DX

Frequency (MHz) Channel TV Call Sign TX Location Distance-miles First Reception Propagation Mode
             
45.24 / 50.74 NZch1 . Te Aroha, NZ 1,400 1979 Es
45.25 / 50.75 NZch1 . Hedgehope, NZ 1,300 1979 Es
45.25 . 50.75 NZch1 . Wellington, NZ 1,390 1979 Es
45.26 / 50.76 NZch1 . Nelson, NZ 1,315 1980 Es
45.26 / 50.76 NZch1 . Hikurangi, NZ 1,400 1980 Es
46.17 / 51.67 Aust ch 0 RTQ-0 Toowoomba, QLD 479 1988 Es
46.24 / 51.74 Aust ch 0 ABMN-0 Wagga, NSW 200 1979 Tr, Es
46.24 / 51.74 Aust ch 0 ABUN-0 Glenn Innes 284 1980 Tr
46.24 / 51.74 Aust ch 0 ABWN-0 Narooma 176 1980 Tr
46.24 / 51.74 Aust ch 0 ABNT-0 St Helens, TAS 543 1980 Es
46.25 / 51.75 Aust ch 0 TVQ-0 Brisbane, QLD 451 1979 Es
46.25 / 51.75 Aust ch 0 ABMQ-0 Nebo, QLD 852 1980 Es
46.25 / 51.75 Aust ch 0 ABNQ-0 Gordonvale, QLD 1,000 1980 Es
46.258 / 51.76 Aust ch 0 ABCN-0 Portland, NSW . 1980 Tr
46.26 / 51.76 Aust ch 0 ATV-0 Melbourne, VIC 426 1975 Es
46.26 / 51.76 Aust ch 0 SBS-0 Melbourne, VIC 440 1980 Es
46.26 / 51.76 Aust ch 0 NEN-0 Tamworth, NSW 194 1990 Es
55.24 / 60.74 NZch2 . Auckland, NZ 1,347 1980 Es
55.25 / 60.75 NZch2 . Wharite, NZ 1,430 1980 Es
55.26 / 60.76 NZch2 . Dunedin, NZ 1,317 1980 Es
57.24 / 62.74 Aust ch 1 ABSN-1 Eden, NSW 233 1980 Tr
57.24 / 62.74 Aust ch 1 ABNT-1 St Marys, TAS 558 1980 Es
57.1 / 62.74 Aust ch 1 ABNT-1 Wynard, TAS 576 1980 Es
57.24 / 62.74 Aust ch 1 SEQ-1 Gympie, QLD 542 1980 Es
57.25 / 62.75 Aust ch 1 ABNS-1 Port Pirie, SA 755 1977 Es
57.25 / 62.75 Aust ch 1 ABGS-1 Mt Gambier, SA 639 1979 Es
57.25 / 62.75 Aust ch 1 ABAV-1 Albury, VIC 284 1990 Tr
57.25 / 62.75 Aust ch 1 TNQ-1 Bowen, QLD 970 1980 Es
57.25 / 62.75 Aust ch 1 ABTN-1 Taree, NSW 158 1980 Tr
57.258 / 62.76 Aust ch 1 ABCN-1 Orange, NSW 122 1979 Tr
57.26 / 62.76 Aust ch 1 ABEV-1 Bendigo, VIC 442 1980 Es
57.26 / 62.76 Aust ch 1 ABSQ-1 Warwick, QLD 398 1980 Es
57.26 / 62.76 Aust ch 1 ABNQ-1 Babinda, QLD 1,177 1980 Es
57.26 / 62.76 Aust ch 1 ABT-1 Rosebury, TAS 633 . Es
58.25 / 63.75 Aust ch 1 ABWQ-1 Monto, QLD 609 1990 Es
62.2396 / 67.74 NZch3 . Te Aroha, New Zealand 1,400 1980 Es, Tr
62.24 / 67.74 NZch3 . Christchurch, NZ 1,337 1980 Es
62.25 / 67.75 NZch3 . Hikurangi, NZ . . Es
62.25 / 67.75 NZch3 . Whakapunake, NZ . . Es
62.2604 / 67.76 NZch3 . Hedgehope, NZ 1,320 1980 Es
64.24 / 69.74 Aust ch 2 ABQ-2 Brisbane, QLD 451 1986 Es
64.24 / 69.74 Aust ch 2 ABT-2 Hobart, TAS 661 . Es
64.25 / 69.75 Aust ch 2 ABV-2 Melbourne, VIC 426 . Es
64.26 / 69.76 Aust ch 2 RVN-2 Wagga, NSW 230 1980 Tr
64.26 / 69.76 Aust ch 2 ABDN-2 Coffs Harbour, NSW 261 1989 Tr
64.26 / 69.76 Aust ch 2 ABS-2 Adelaide, SA 717 1983 Es
64.25 / 69.75 Aust ch 2 ABLN-2 Broken Hill, NSW 577 1990 Es
86.20 / 91.70 Aust ch 3 ABNT-3 Launceston, TAS 564 1980 Es, Tr
86.24 / 91.74 Aust ch 3 ABC-3 Canberra, NSW 150 1980 Tr
86.25 / 91.75 Aust ch 3 NBN-3 Newcastle, NSW 77 1976 Tr
86.248 / 91.75 Aust ch 3 ABRS-3 Loxton, SA 603 1980 Es
86.252 / 91.75 Aust ch 3 ABDQ-3 Toowoomba, QLD 440 . Es
86.26 / 91.76 Aust ch 3 ABRQ-3 Rockhampton, QLD 730 1980 Es
86.24 / 91.74 Aust ch 3 BTW-3 Bunbury, WA 2,000 . 2Es
86.26 / 91.76 Aust ch 3 WIN-3 Wollongong, NSW 42 1980 Tr
87.27 / 92.77 Aust ch 3 ABTQ-3 Townsville, QLD 1,033 1980 Es
95.24 / 100.74 Aust ch 4 SDQ-4 Warwick 398 1990 Es
95.25 / 100.75 Aust ch 4 WIN-4 Wollongong, NSW 60 1975 Tr
95.25 / 100.75 Aust ch 4 ABMQ-4 Mackay, OLD 890 1980 Es
95.75 / 100.75 Aust ch 4 AMV-4 Albury, VIC 284 1993 Tr
95.25 / 100.75 Aust ch 4 GTS-4 Port Pirie, SA 755 1983 Es
95.27 / 100.77 Aust ch 4 ABMV-4 Mildura, VIC 513 1985 Es
138.25 / 143.75 Aust ch 5A ABWN-5A Wollongong, NSW 60 1975 Tr
138.276 / 143.776 Aust ch 5A ABHN-5A Newcastle, NSW 76 1978 Tr
138.26 / 143.76 Aust ch 5A ABTQ-5A Bowen, QLD 1,000 1986 Es
175.25 / 180.75 Aust ch 6 ABTN-6 Taree, NSW 158 1992 Tr
175.25 / 180.75 Aust ch 6 WIN-6 Bega, NSW 205 1980 Tr
175.26 / 180.76 Aust ch 6 ABRN-6 Lismore, NSW 375 1993 Tr
175.26 / 180.76 Aust ch 6 CWN-6 Dubbo, NSW 184 1981 Tr
175.25 / 180.75 Aust ch 6 ABCN-6 Bathurst, NSW 97 1991 Tr
175.258 / 180.76 Aust ch 6 TVT-6 Hobart, TAS 661 1982 MS
182.258 / 180.76 Aust ch 7 CTC-7 Canberra, NSW 150 1980 Tr
189.24 / 194.74 Aust ch 8 ABSN-8 Bega / Cooma, NSW 205 1981 Tr
189.24 / 194.74 Aust ch 8 ABHN-8 Scone, NSW 130 1993 Tr
189.25 / 194.75 Aust ch 8 ECN-8 Taree, NSW 158 1981 Tr
189.258 / 194.76 Aust ch 8 CBN-8 Orange, NSW 122 1981 Tr
189.26 / 194.76 Aust ch 8 RTN-8 Lismore, NSW 375 1993 Tr
189.26 / 194.76 Aust ch 8 GLV-8 Taralgon, VIC 407 1991 Tr
196.25 / 201.75 Aust ch 9 ABC-9 Canberra, NSW 150 1996 Tr
216.25 / 221.75 Aust ch 11 ABQN-11 Dubbo, NSW 184 1991 Tr
216.25 / 221.76 Aust ch 11 WIN-11 Bateman's Bay, NSW 160 1981 Tr
216.26 / 221.76 Aust ch 11 NRN-11 Coffs Harbour, NSW 261 1982 Tr

Additional TV DX under local channels

Several other DX channels were also received that were under local Sydney TV channels. Some examples are ABW2 Perth, ABAW2 Albany, ABV2 Melbourne, ABNT/2 Waratah, ABS2 Bordertown, TNQ2 Gordonvale, ABMQ2 Dysart, ABWV2 Warrnambool, ABSV2 Murray Valley, ABGN7 Griffith, ABUN7 Upper Namoi, TNT9 Launceston, ABN9 Bateman's Bay, NEN9 Upper Namoi, MTN9 Griffith.



TR = Tropospheric propagation.

Es = Sporadic E propagation.

2Es = Double-hop sporadic E propagation.

MS = Meteor scatter propagation.

Copyright 2009 Todd Emslie