Dave Schmarder's 2007 Crystal Set Contest Entry

Dave Schmarder's 2007 crystal set receiving contest entry.

My location:   N 42 15 3    W 76 57 5, Beaver Dams, NY 14812


Dave's #66 Crystal Set Page

Open Class Entry

Crystal radio detector schematic
Crystal radio antenna coupler schematic

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Description

Open Class
660/46 litz coil in the antenna tuner.
660/46 contra wound litz wire coil in detector unit.
differential coupling capacitor
FO-215 Diode Detector
Sound powered headphones with audio matching transformer
Antenna length: 40 meters, up 3 - 4 meters running east to west.

Entry

#   Time(UTC) Call  Freq  Location   Distance(km) Power(kW)  Points 
Jan 12
001   2128   WEHH   1600  Horseheads, NY     18      5        200  
002   2200   WWRL   1600  New York, NY      290      5        784 
003   2203   WHKT   1650  Portsmouth, VA    608      1       2026
004   2205   WPTX   1690  Lexington Pk,MD   442      1       1473
005   2218   WWKB   1520  Buffalo, NY       165     50        352 
006   2219   WTYX   1490  Watkins Glen, NY   13       .4      200
007   2222   WTWP   1500  Washington, DC    357     50        759
008   2243   WCKY   1530  Cincinnati, OH    736     50       1566
009   2247   CHIN   1540  Toronto, ON       249     30        556
Jan 13
010   0021   WFBL   1390  Syracuse, NY      118      5        319
011   0029   WGPL   1350  Portsmouth, VA    599      5       1619  (New Logging)
012   0102   WNNJ   1360  Newton, NJ        228       .32     910
013   0106   WJAS   1320  Pittsburgh, PA    320      5        865
014   0125   WADO   1280  New York, NY      287      7.2      744
015   0129   WHKW   1220  Cleveland, OH     651     50       1385
016   0130   WPHT   1210  Philadelphia, PA  301     50        641
017   0133   WLIB   1190  New York, NY      289     30        641
018   0145   WWVA   1170  Wheeling, WV      302     50        643
019   0146   WBBR   1130  New York, NY      290     50        626
020   0148   WRVA   1140  Richmond, VA      540     50       1148
021   0153   KMOX   1120  St. Louis, MO    1174     50       2498
022   0157    WBT   1110  Charlotte, NC     862     50       1834
023   0200   WTAM   1100  Cleveland, OH     402     50        856
024   0201   WBAL   1090  Baltimore, MD     320     50        681
025   0226   WTIC   1080  Harford, CT       365     50        737
026   0227    KYW   1060  Philadelphia, PA  278     50        592
027   0331   WEPN   1050  New York, NY      289     50        615
028   0359    WHO   1040  Des Moines, IA   1355     50       2884
029   0409    WBZ   1030  Boston, MA        500     50       1064
030   0423   KDKA   1020  Pittsburgh, PA    313     50        666
031   0425   WINS   1010  New York, NY      286     50        609
032   0428   CFRB   1010  Toronto, ON       259     50        551
033   0500   WMVP   1000  Chicago, IL       912     50       1941
034   0503   CKGM    990  Montreal, QU      426     50        907
035   0505   WILK    980  Wilkes-Berre, PA  141      1        470 (New Logging)          
036   1255   WLNL   1000  Horseheads, NY     14      5        200
037   1300   WATS    960  Sayre, PA          47      5        200
038   1513   WFLR   1570  Dundee, NY         33      5        200
039   1515   WNYY   1470  Ithaca, NY         42      5        200
040   1518   WENI   1450  Corning, NY        17      1        200
041   1521   WELM   1410  Elmira, NY         19      5        200
042   1523   WABH   1380  Bath, NY           27      2.5      200
043   1525   WCBA   1350  Corning, NY        17      1        200
044   1530   WENY   1230  Elmira, NY         24      1        200
045   1534   WPIE   1160  Ithaca, NY         38      5        200
046   1537   WSFW   1110  Seneca Falls, NY   75      1        251
047   1540   WKRT    920  Cortland, NY       74      1        247
048   1542   WHCU    870  Ithaca, NY         31      5        200
049   1543   WYLF    850  Dundee, NY         48      1        200
050   1544   WWLZ    820  Horseheads, NY     14      4.1      200
051   1549   WINR    680  Binghamton, NY     92      5        341
052   1551   WHEN    620  Syracuse, NY      112      5        303
053   1552   WSYR    570  Syracuse, NY      105      5        284
054   2046   WHAM   1180  Rochester, NY     112     50        238
Jan 14
055   0001   WPHY    920  Trenton, NJ       282      1        940  (New Logging)               
056   0003   CHML    900  Hamilton, ON      285     50        607
057   0009    WLS    890  Chicago, IL       904     50       1925
058   0005   WCBS    880  New York, NY      305     50        650
059   0009   CJBC    860  Toronto, ON       276     50        587
060   0011   WHAS    840  Louisville, KY    844     50       1796
061   0023    WGY    810  Schenectady, NY   248     50        528
062   0025   CKLW    800  Windsor, ON       499     50       1062
063   0123   WBBM    780  Chicago, IL       913     50       1943
064   0125   WABC    770  New York, NY      284     50        604
065   0140    WGN    720  Chicago, IL       914     50       1944
066   0141    WOR    710  New York, NY      288     50        613
067   0144   CMLC    710  Victoria Tun CU  2372     10       5930
068   0212   CINF    690  Montreal, QU      436     50        928
069   0215   WSCR    670  Chicago, IL       918     50       1953
070   0232   WFAN    660  New York, NY      305     50        646
071   0236   WWJZ    640  Mt. Holley, NJ    313       .95    1051
072   0238   WMAL    630  Washington, DC    224      5        605
073   0327    WIP    610  Philadelphia, PA  307      5        830
074   0342   WDCD   1540  Albany, NY        259     50        551
075   0355   WWRU   1660  Jersey City, NJ   288     10        720
076   0402   WTTM   1680  Princeton, NJ     279      1        930
077   1419   WSEN   1050  Baldwinsville,NY  115      2.5      547
078   2225   WLIE    540  Islip, NY         383       .22    1365
079   2242   CHNC    610  New Carlisle,QU  1118      5       3022  (New Logging)
080   2245   CHLT    630  Sherbrooke, QU    531      5       1435  (New Logging)
081   2249    WLW    700  Cincinnai, OH     736     50       1487
082   2250   CKAC    730  Montreal, QU      434     50        923 
083   2251    WJR    760  Detroit, MI       516     50       1098
084   2322   CINW    940  Montreal, QU      436     50        928
Jan 15
085   0100   WKMC   1370  Roaring Spr.,PA   294      .038    1861
086   0100   WXXI   1370  Rochester, NY     107      5        289
087   0115   WQEW   1560  New York, NY      305     50        649
088   0201   CHWO    740  Toronto, ON       276     50        587 
089   1148    WSM    650  Nashville, TN    1096     50       2333
090   1152   WNYH    740  Huntington,NY     331       .043   2026 (New Logging)
091   1154    WSB    750  Atlanta, GA      1096     50       2416
092   1205    WWL    870  New Orleans, LA  1814     50       3860
093   1220   WLIM   1580  Patchogue, NY     367     10        917 (New Logging)
094   2340    CBE   1550  Windsor, ON       541     10       1352
Jan 16
095   0537  CMKA     600  St Germa, CU     2410    150       4656 
Jan 17
096   0020  WEOK    1390  Poughkeepsie,NY   258       .106   1274 
097   0139  WDDY    1460  Albany,NY         262      5        708
098   0151  WIFI    1460  Florence, NJ      301       .5     1115
099   0208  CBGA     540  New Carlisle,QU  1113     10       2780 (New Logging) 
Jan 18
100   0057   WAGE   1200  Leesburg, VA      352      1       1173
101   0202   WKST   1200  New Castle, PA    321      1       1070
102   0206   WEAE   1250  Pittsburgh, PA    325      5        878
103   0222   WJFK   1300  Baltimore, MD     325      5        878
104   0248   WKDM   1380  New York, NY      288      5        779 (New Logging)
105   0318    WHK   1420  Cleveland, OH     403      5       1089
106   0340    RVC    530  Grand Turk Is.   2306    100       4612
107   1224   CKNX    920  Wingham, ON       399      1       1330
108   2130   WCHR   1040  Flemington, NJ    255      4.7      694 (New Logging)
109   2159   WUST   1120  Washington, DC    372     20        865 (New Logging)
Jan 19
110   0419   WMSW   1120  Hatillo, PR      2811      5       7511 (New Logging)
111   0434   CKOC   1070  Sardinia, ON      435     10       1112
112   0543   WQSN   1660  Kalamazoo,MI      710      1       2367 (New Logging)
113   0546   WKSH   1640  Sussex,WI         923      1       3076
114   0616   WWLV   1620  South Bend, IN    774      1       2580 
Jan 20 
115   0420   WWZN   1510  Boston, MA        473     50       1006
116   0743   WCBM    680  Baltimore,MD      320     20        744 (New Logging)
117   0806   WTAR    850  Norfolk,VA        578     25       1314 (New Logging)
Jan 21 
118   0445   CMEA    570  Santa Clara, CU  2218     30       4954
119   0321   CMNB    870  Pilon, CU        2487     10       6217 
120   0350   CFGO   1200  Ottawa, ON        351     50        746
Jan 22
121   0111   WLSH   1410  Lansford,PA       181       .059   1022
122   0132   WBYN   1160  Lehighton         191      1        637
123   0311   CHOK   1070  Sardinia,ON       445     10       1112   
Claimed Score ------------------------------------------    ------
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Statiions heard: 123
Stations ID    : 123
Stations NO ID :  0