AUSTRALIAN TV FM DX SITES

Anthony (Tony) Mann's TV DX Page. F2, TEP, Es, and tropospheric DX at Perth, Australia since 1971.
Todd Emslie's TV FM DX Page. F2, TEP, Es, and tropospheric DX at Sydney, Australia since 1975.
Robert Copeman's 30 years of TV DX page (1971-2001).
Todd Emslie's TV DX Page. 2004 version.
2000-2003 F2/TEP VHF DX highlights. T. Emslie.
ICDX Australia (International Correspondence DX Group).
ICDX Australian/Pacific TV FM DX Yahoo discussion group.
Darwin 2001 VHF DXpedition. Tony Mann and Todd Emslie.
ICDX ozvintage Australian archive test cards and TV history.
ICDX members exotic TV-FM DX log reports (Oct 2000-April 2001).
Norman Burton's 1956 BBC chB1 F2 TV DX at Sydney, Australia.
George Palmer's TV DX page. Surfers Paradise, Queensland (1970's).
George Peterson's TEP and Es TV DX at Townsville, and Ayr, Queensland, Australia in 1963.
Australian TV and FM DX distance records.
Wenlock Burton's 20 years of TV DX.

AUSTRALIAN HF/VHF DX Live Logger

The VK 6M Logger. Australian Live 10M, 6M, and 2M ham radio DX logger.

NEW ZEALAND TV/FM/VHF DX SITES

NZ Radio DX League.

JAPANESE TV/FM/VHF DX SITES

Mituhiro Hukunaga's TV-FM DX Forum. (English).
West Tokyo TV-FM DX. (Japanese and English).
Kazunori Watanabe's TV-FM DX page. (Japanese and English).
Kunihiko Nakano's JE7IDA VHF DX main page. (Japanese and English).
J3LEB VHF DX page. 45-52 MHz TV and 6 meter DX.
JR2HCB VHF DX page. 45-52 MHz TV and 6 meter DX.
Overseas TV DX photos received in Tokyo, Japan.
History of VHF DX in Japan by JA1RJU, Kazuo Ogasawara.
BCL DX AM/FM DX page (Japanese).
Altavista Bablefish language translation service. Copy and paste the relevant URL address into Bablefish. Japanese, Korean, or Chinese DX pages can be translated into English.
Japanese TV and FM DX bulletin board.
JA 50 MHx DX cluster.

AMERICAN TV FM DX SITES

K1SIX 50 MHz DX page. Transatlantic Sporadic-E and F2 data.
Tom Rothlisberger, K7WV DX home page.
N6CA 50 MHz page. Transatlantic Sporadic-E and F2.
50 MHz propagation logger. Bulletin board for 6 meter and low band VHF TV DX reports.
Robert B Cooper 1956 DX TV article. PAGE 1 and PAGE 2
Pat Dyer WA5IYX VHF propagation data page.
Fernando Garcia's Monterrey, New Mexico, long haul tropospheric TV/FM DX.
Danny Oglethorpe's TV DX page.
Bruce Carter's AM FM TV DX page.
Jeff Kadet's TV DX web site.

UK TV-FM DX SITES

Paul Farley, Sussex, UK TV FM DX Site
Mike Fallon, Sussex, UK FM DX Site
William F. Kitching, G4FBZ, FM-TV U.K. page.
HS publications 2017 UK TV / FM DX catalogue.
Adrian Knott, G6KSN, U.K. home page

INTERNATIONAL TV-FM DX SITES

Ian Roberts' ZS6BTE home page. TEP TV DX from South Africa.
DXinfo.com
TV FM DX in Brazil. George. S Martins.
Faiallo DX. Italian DX webpage.
FM DX ITALY. Fabrizio Carnevalini.
DMOZ Open Directory Project. DXing/Sortwave links.
VHF TV in Indonesia Includes several antenna designs for DX-TV.
BV2DP's DX-TV page from Taipei, Taiwan.
Humberto Molina's El Salvadore TV FM DX page.
Kocsis Ferenc's Hungary TV-DX page.
Hungary TV-DX club.
The UKWTV German TV FM DX Club.
John Märsylä's Netherlands TV FM DX blog page.

SEARCH ENGINES

Google "TV DX" search.
Google "FM DX" search.
Google TV DX search.
Google VHF DX search.

FM TUNER FILTER SELECTIVITY MODIFICATIONS

Better Selectivity and Sensitivity From Virtually any FM Radio. Bruce Carter.

TV TUNERS / CONVERTORS FOR DX TV

HS Publications (United Kingdom) 2017 TV FM DX antennas, tuners, filters, and books retail catalogue.
TV upconvertor project by Jason Reilly. How to receive watch TV-DX using a Icom R7000 or AR5000 scanner. (PDF file).
AR5000 a multiple talent. AR5000 upconvertor project on how to watch DX TV using a AOR AR5000. Klaud Wings, DL9KAS.
Utah ATV - IF Bandpass filtering on AM TV signals. Clint Turner, KA7OEI.
A Narrowband ("DX") TV I.F. filter for the Icom R-7000 receiver. Clint Turner, KA7OEI.
Reduced IF Bandwidth filtering of DX TV video signals.
Utah ATV home page. Clint Turner, KA7OEI.

VHF/UHF COMMUNICATION RECEIVERS

VHF/UHF Scanners and receivers for DX TV monitoring. Todd Emslie.
Receiver specifications and test reports by Robert Sherwood. Includes reports for the IC R8500, AOR AR500, AOR 7030, and IC R9000.
Yupiteru MVT-7100 for monitoring TV DX. Todd Emslie.

VHF/UHF TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Record TV DX video and sound on to a VCR or DVD. Todd Emslie.
Frequently asked questions about long distance television (TV-DX) reception.
Tunable band 1 40-70 MHz notch filter.
Tunable narrow band audio bandpass filter for monitoring TV video carriers. Tony Mann and Todd Emslie.
Tunable BF981 MOSFET pre amplifier article. Todd Emslie.
Using the BF981 in two meter preamps. By Gordon McDonald, VK2ZAB.
Antenna phase cancellation of unwanted local FM and TV signals. Andy Bolin.
RF phase cancellation of unwanted local signals. Todd Emslie.
Minimize RF noise - a practical approach.
Recommended quality VHF/UHF equipment for TV and FM DX. Todd Emslie.

TV FM DX ANTENNAS

Antenna Performance APS-14 FM antenna review.
A review of Band 1 aerial designs for DX TV.
Practical approaches for fringe or FM DX reception. Bruce Carter.
Simple 48-70 MHz antennas for DX-TV from Roger Bunney's DXTV column.
Wide band 48-70 MHz yagi aerials for DX-TV. Roger Bunney.
FM Antenna review of the Channel Master 3308 stereo probe 9 Chris Fagas, WB2VVV.
CLP5130-1, 21 elements, Log-periodic array, 50-1300MHz. As used by Japanese TV and FM DXers.
Review of USA wideband VHF TV DX antennas. 1982 article by Bill Thompson.
TV Reception Tutorials. Antennas, installation, rotators, masthead amplifiers, etc.
A Guide to UHF TV Reception. Antennas, installation, rotators, masthead amplifiers, etc.
U.K. and R.O.I. Television Reception. UHF TV reception techniques.
High gain FM aerials available from Stark Electronics.
Rhombic Antennas for DX TV.
The Fantastic FM DX array of Kelly Lindman, Skurup, Sweden. Nine 8-element Triax FM yagis on a high tower.

AUSTRALIAN TV AND FM ANTENNA RETAIL STORES

Matchmaster Communications.
Electrocraft Australia.
Hills TV Antennas.

FM DX TUNERS

Premium TV FM DX antennas and tuners.
How to select a tuner for 88-108 MHz FM DX. Todd Emslie.
Your Guide to FM Tuners with DX Potential. USA web site.
FM tuner information center. Quality FM DX tuners.
Specifications for McIntosh MR-78 and MR-80 FM tuners.
Satellite 700 review.
FM tuner specifications explained.
ONKYO T9090 II FM Tuner review. Todd Emslie.
Home audio FM tuner reviews.
Sangean ATS909 modifications. Neil Clark.

DISTANCE CALCULATIONS

Great circle distance calculator and mapper.
Getty Institute information reference. Type in the QTH to find out the longitude and latitude coordinates.

VHF/UHF PROPAGATION

Evening TEP Propagation. Roger Harrison, VK2ZRU
Bill Hepburn Indian Ocean / Australia tropospheric forecast maps.
Bill Hepburn Australia / NZ tropospheric forecast maps.
The Solar Terrestrial Activity Report.
STD: Space weather, Solar and geophysical support services.
DF5AI.net - Amateur Radio Propagation Studies. Volker Grassmann, DF5AI.
High Band (137-225 MHz) Sporadic E TV/VHF DX. Todd Emslie.
Evening Transequatorial VHF Propagation. Roger Harrison
Overseas 88-108 MHz FM broadcast Es and TEP DX received in Australia. Todd Emslie.
Band 3 meteor scatter TV DX Todd Emslie.
Overseas F2 TV DX. Robert Copeman.
The art of TV and FM DX radio reception. Robert Copeman.
OH5IY's VHF/UHF DX web site.
Meteor Scatter observations with a VHF Radio & Computer. Ilkka Yrjölä, OH5IY.
VHF DX Propagation modes. Ilkka Yrjölä, OH5IY.
Meteor Scatter DX with a VHF Radio.
US Meteor Research. Advice on minimizing noise from personal computers to facilitate weak signal operation.
TV Times article on George Peterson's TEP and Es TV-DX at Townsville, Australia in 1963.
1938 film of 45 MHz channel B1 video, BBC, Alexandra Palace, England received at the RCA research station in New York, USA.
A seven year study of sporadic E propagation. By Pat Dyer (1972).
IPS Australia TEP article.
Minimize fading on DX signals.
Rattling Old Bones about Sporadic E. Bill Stirling, GM4DGT.
28-60 MHz VHF DX indicators.
List of 47-49 MHz Chilean music FM tx's.
List of 47-49 MHz Chilean music FM tx's. Official list.
G3USF's Worldwide List of 50 MHz Beacons.
VHF F2 DX log.TEP DX received by Anthony Mann while on holiday at Broome, Western Australia.
DXpedition to Tarawa as T30JH. Jack Hayden's VHFDXpedition to Micronesia.
TV-FM DX via long haul sporadic E received by Todd Emslie (Sydney).
VHF DXing in Thailand. 1970 article by Glenn Hauser.
TV-DX propagation. Glenn Hauser.
Various TV-DX pictures received in Holland via F2 propagation.
Modes of Tropospheric DX. William Hepburn.
DK5YA VHF DX page. EME, F2, TEP, FAI, and sporadic E.
UKSMG VHF DX links and articles page.
UKSMG VHF/UHF archive articles.
Modes of 6 meter propagation
Modes of Ground gain and radiation angle at VHF.
50 MHz propagation modes overview - G3ZYY.
Working DX on a Dead 50MHz Band Using Meteor Scatter .
Troposcatter at 50 MHz - 700 km QSO's any time.
Ionoscatter on 50 and 144 MHz by Palle Preben-Hansen, OZ1RH.
Palle Preben-Hansen, OZ1RH home page.
Ground gain and radiation angle at VHF by Palle Preben-Hansen, OZ1RH.
SESCAT - mid latitude ionosperic E region backscatter studies. Laboratory of Atmospheric and Ionospheric Physics, Greece.
VHF/UHF/Microwave Radio Propagation. Barry McLarnon, VE3JF.
Meteor scatter links page.
VHF DX an expanding world by Eric Jamieson. Back issues of this excellent 6 meter DX column.
How to work 50 MHz DX. Emil Pocock W3EP.
Sporadic-E propagation at VHF - a review of progress and prospects. Emil Pocock, W3EP.
Distance estimation for sporadic E DX. Todd Emslie.
Transatlantic VHF Propagation.
Pat Dyer's VHF Propagation page.

45-70 MHZ TV VIDEO CARRIER FREQUENCIES

45-55 MHz TV video carrier frequencies for Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands.
48-55 MHz TV list (Africa, and Middle East). Compiled by Todd Emslie.
48-55 MHz Asia video offsets received by T. Emslie.
Accurate Measurement of AM/SSB and TV Carrier Frequencies. Ian Roberts, ZS6BTE.
Precision frequency measurement of DX TV carriers by Kunihiko NAKANO, JE7IDA (Japan).
45-93 MHz precision DX TV video carrier frequencies. Received and compiled by Mituhiro Hukunaga (Japan).
Australian TEP target frequencies for Japanese DXers.
List of Chinese TV stations and frequencies. Compiled by Mituhiro Hukunaga (Japan).
List of Chinese ChC1 TV stations. Compiled by Tony Mann and Mituhiro Hukunaga.
Ian Roberts' 48-50 MHz TV video carrier frequency list. Accurate list covering Europe, and the Middle East.
44-108 MHz TVLIST. World TV video and audio frequencies PDF list produced by the UKW/TV German TV FM DX club.
Another method of measuring TV carriers on the IC-R8500 scanner. Todd Emslie.
ChE2 TV in Equatorial Guinea.

List of 48 MHz chE2 African TV. Ian Roberts, ZS6BTE.

Yet another method of accurately measuring TV DX video carriers. Todd Emslie.

World TV Standards and Systems

Color subcarrier frequency and TV Standards/TV Systems.

EME (Moonbounce)

Is Moonbounce DX-TV possible? 1983 article by Dr. S. C. Giess.
DX TV via EME propagation. Tony Mann and Ian Roberts.
Using EME to Locate VHF-SHF Transmitters. Ian Roberts, ZS6BTE.
Experimental moonbounce UHF TV DX reception. Todd Emslie's recent EME DX.
W7GU 50 and 144 MHz MHz page. Earth-Moon-Earth (EME) propagation.
Moonbounce (EME) UHF TVDX. Tony Mann.
Low noise GaAsFet preamplifiers for EME Construction and measurements problems. DJ9BV. (PDF).

TV STATION DATABASES

ACMA Australian ch0-69 TV stations list in channel order. PDF file.
National Telecommunications Commision Philippines TV station list PDF file.
Thailand full list of TV3, TV5, TV7, and TV9 TV transmitters.
RTM Malaysia TV and FM station list.
Indonesian Terrestrial TV Station List. Compiled by Tony Mann.
Thailand TV3 map showing chE2-E4 TV.
Terrestrial TV Stations in Thailand. Compiled by Alan Davies.
TV-3 chE3 10kW station in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Official list of SpectrumOnLine New Zealand MW FM TV station listings.

FM STATION DATABASES

Australian ABC AM, FM and TV station lists and coverage maps.
ACMA Australian 88.1-107.9 MHz FM list in channel order. PDF file.
FMLIST is a radio station database initiated by the UKW/TV-Arbeitskreis of the AGDX.
Radio and Television Broadcasting in South & South East Asia. Compiled by Alan G. Davies.
Vanuatu official list of AM and FM stations.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation official list of AM/FM stations and transmitter sites.
RTM Malaysia TV and FM transmitter list.
New Zealand Government Official FM list.
List of AM and FM stations in Kiribati (Gilbert Islands).
List of AM and FM stations in Niue (Near Tonga).
List of Norfolk Island AM, FM, and TV stations.
List of New Caledonia FM and TV stations.
List of FM and TV frequencies in Tonga.
List of Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Saipan - Mariana Islands, and other US territory FM. FCC database search engine.
TVRadioWorld Oceania AM FM broadcasts.
TVRADIOWORLD. World wide TV and Radio.
ILG world radio database. World wide TV and Radio.

TV and FM DX E-MAIL DISCUSSION GROUPS

ICDX Australia TV FM DX group.
UKW/TV-DX-Forum.
fmdx_ITALY discussion group.

FM DX / FRINGE FM RECEPTION FOR BEGINNERS

Introduction and general advice. Bruce Carter.
FM antennas introduction and general advice. Bruce Carter.
Transmission lines, coax cable, etc, introduction and general advice. Bruce Carter.
Practical examples of fringe FM reception. Bruce Carter.
How to improve the selectivity of FM tuners. Bruce Carter.
How to select a tuner for 88-108 MHz fringe reception or FM DX. Todd Emslie.
Bruce Elving's guide to receiving long distance FM radio.
FM tuner information center.
Selection and installation of an appropriate FM antenna.

UHF TV DX AND DEEP FRINGE RECEPTION

A Tech fabrication. UHF TV antenna and equipment reports.
Stacked Blake Model JBX14WB high gain UHF only antennas Aerials for deep fringe TV reception.
Fernando Garcia's TV DX page. 1,000+ mile UHF TV DX from New Mexico.
Jeff Kadet's TV DX page. Long-haul tropospheric UHF TV DX.
UHF TV DX reception techniques. Todd Emslie.

ARCHIVE TV TEST PATTERNS AND GRAPHICS

Wenlock Burton's OZ vintage site Australian test cards originally broadcast from 1964-1984.
Wenlock Burton's OZ vintage site Main index page.

MEDIUM WAVE DX

MW loops design and theory. James Dale.
Whamlog. Medium wave loop related sites and DX technical articles.
Mark Connelly's collection of RF construction projects.
Pacific-Asia MW database list. Comprehensive 104 page list edited by Bruce Portzer.
Grayland, USA DXpedition for Pacific-Asia MW DX. Bruce Portzer and Chuck Hutton.
Comprehensive list of links for MW DX. Compiled by Bruce Portzer.
Introduction to MW DX. Compiled by Steve Whitt (UK) and Paul Ormandy (New Zealand).
DXing info. Finland web page run by Mika Mäkeläinen.
Dave Onley's Australian MW DX page.
Darwin MW DXpedition. Chris Martin and Brian Dodgson.

RF THEORY AND CONSTRUCTION

RF and electronics tutorials Ian Purdie VK2TIP.


ICDX Australia TV FM VHF/UHF DX e-mail discussion group.



All links checked April 8, 2005; January 7, 2007; October 20, 2009

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