- Published in issue 11/1993 on page 60
June and July 1993 proved to be an action-packed period for sporadic-E reception between 48 and 70 MHz. There were many days of intense all-day activity, wi th countriss in the South and South-East of Europe received virtually daily in some parts of the UK. Many of the openings were already in progress befare 0600 UTC, and with many countries screening a breakfast TV programme, very early monitoring was essential if you wanted to see test cards. Compared with previous seasons, 'exotics' were less evident. Nevertheless, there were re ports of transatlantic DX on channel E2, and the Middle East (Jordan) on June 9th.