Dave Schmarder's 2008 Crystal Set Contest Entry

Dave Schmarder's 2008 crystal radio contest entry.

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


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Description

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660/46 litz cylinder coil in the antenna tuner.
660/46 litz wire cylinder coil in detector unit.
3 selectivity positions
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 18
001  1809    WWLZ    820  Horseheads, NY     14      4.1      200   
002  1810    WINR    680  Binghamton, NY     92      5        341  
003  1812    WSYR    570  Syracuse, NY      105      5        284 
004  1813    WYLF    850  Dundee, NY         48      1        200  
005  1814    WHCU    870  Ithaca, NY         31      5        200
006  1815    WYBY    920  Cortland, NY       74      1        247  
007  1816    WATS    960  Sayre, PA          47      5        200
008  1817    WLNL   1000  Horseheads, NY     14      5        200 
009  1818    WSFW   1110  Seneca Falls, NY   75      1        251 
010  1819    WPIE   1160  Ithaca, NY         38      5        200 
011  1822    WHAM   1180  Rochester, NY     112     50        238 
012  1823    WENY   1230  Elmira, NY         24      1        200
013  1826    WNSS   1260  Syracuse, NY      113      5        305  
014  1827    WNBF   1290  Binghamton, NY     90      9.3      200 
015  1835    WHHO   1320  Hornell, NY        60      5        200 
016  1838    WCBA   1350  Corning, NY        17      1        200 
017  1840    WABH   1380  Bath, NY           27      2.5      200  
018  1841    WELM   1410  Elmira, NY         19      5        200  
019  1845    WENE   1430  Endicott, NY       78      5        211 
020  1446    WENI   1450  Corning, NY        17      1        200 
021  1847    WNYY   1470  Ithaca, NY         42      5        200 
022  1848    WRCE   1490  Watkins Glen, NY   13       .4      200
023  1849    WFLR   1570  Dundee, NY         33      5        200  
024  2355    WPTX   1690  Lexington Pk,MD   442      1       1473
Jan 19 
025  0005    WHKT   1650  Portsmouth, VA    608      1       2026
026  0008    WWRL   1600  New York, NY      290      5        784 
027  0015    WQEW   1560  New York, NY      305     50        649 
028  0219     RVC    530  Grand Turk Is.   2306    100       4612  
029  0225    WFIL    560  Philadelphia, PA  278      5        751  
030  0231    CMEA    570  Santa Clara, CU  2218     30       4954  
031  0246    WCHS    580  Charleston, WV    594      5       1606 
032  0248    WICC    600  Bridgeport, CT    337       .5     1248 
033  0306    WMBS    590  Uniontown, PA     354      1       1180           
034  0316     WIP    610  Philadelphia, PA  307      5        830
035  0317    WMAL    630  Washington, DC    224      5        605 
036  0319    WFAN    660  New York, NY      305     50        646 
037  0333    CINF    690  Montreal, QU      436     50        928 
038  0334     WOR    710  New York, NY      288     50        613
039  0335     WGN    720  Chicago, IL       914     50       1944 
040  0336    CHWO    740  Toronto, ON       276     50        587  
041  1331     WGR    550  Buffalo, NY       165      5        446 
042  2230    WWKB   1520  Buffalo, NY       165     50        352 
043  2234    WNSW   1430  Newark, NK        283      5        765 
044  2304    WJAS   1320  Pittsburgh, PA    320      5        865
Jan 20 
045  0146    CKAC    730  Montreal, QU      434     50        923  
046  0148    WSCR    670  Chicago, IL       918     50       1953  
047  0151     WSM    650  Nashville, TN    1096     50       2333  
048  0152    WWJZ    640  Mt. Holley, NJ    313       .95    1051   
049  0154     WLW    700  Cincinnai, OH     736     50       1487 
050  0155     WJR    760  Detroit, MI       516     50       1098
051  0156    WABC    770  New York, NY      284     50        604 
052  0157    WBBM    780  Chicago, IL       913     50       1943 
053  0200    CKLW    800  Windsor, ON       499     50       1062                
054  0202    WHAS    840  Louisville, KY    844     50       1796 
055  0218    WNTJ    850  Johnstown, PA     281     10        702 
056  0219    CJBC    860  Toronto, ON       276     50        587 
057  0221    WCBS    880  New York, NY      305     50        650 
058  0222    CHML    900  Hamilton, ON      285     50        607 
059  0224    WBEN    930  Buffalo, NY       183      5        494 
060  0233    CINW    940  Montreal, QU      436     50        928 
061  0302    WTEM    980  Washington, DC    366      5        989 
062  0303    WINS   1010  New York, NY      286     50        609 
063  0304    CFRB   1010  Toronto, ON       259     50        551 
064  0305    KDKA   1020  Pittsburgh, PA    313     50        666 
065  0306     WBZ   1030  Boston, MA        500     50       1064  
066  0421     WHO   1040  Des Moines, IA   1355     50       2884 
067  0422     KYW   1060  Philadelphia, PA  278     50        592 
068  0424    WBAL   1090  Baltimore, MD     320     50        681 
069  0425    WTAM   1100  Cleveland, OH     402     50        856 
070  0428     WBT   1110  Charlotte, NC     862     50       1834 
071  0430    KMOX   1120  St. Louis, MO    1174     50       2498 
072  0433    WBBR   1130  New York, NY      290     50        626 
073  0434    WRVA   1140  Richmond, VA      540     50       1148 
074  0436    WWVA   1170  Wheeling, WV      302     50        643 
075  0437    WLIB   1190  New York, NY      289     30        641  
076  0438    WPHT   1210  Philadelphia, PA  301     50        641 
077  0440    WHKW   1220  Cleveland, OH     651     50       1385 
078  1228    WADO   1280  New York, NY      287      7.2      744 
079  1232    WTTM   1680  Princeton, NJ     279      1        930  
080  1240    CHIN   1540  Toronto, ON       249     30        556  
081  1247    WTWP   1500  Washington, DC    357     50        759 
Jan 21
082  0109     CBE   1550  Windsor, ON       541     10       1352 
083  0113    WCKY   1530  Cincinnati, OH    736     50       1566 
084  0400    WNNZ    640  Westfield, MA     346      1       1153
085  0420     WGY    810  Schenectady, NY   248     50        528 
086  0425    CKNX    920  Wingham, ON       399      1       1330   
087  2322    WOYK   1350  York, PA          258      1        860 
088  2330    WSPQ   1330  Springville, NY   145      1        483 
089  2343    WWRV   1330  New York, NY      285      5        770
Jan 22  
090  0058    WJAS   1320  Pittsburgh, PA    320      5        865  
091  0100    WJFK   1300  Baltimore, MD     325      5        878 
092  0120    WEAE   1250  Pittsburgh, PA    325      5        878 
093  0143    WTIC   1080  Harford, CT       365     50        737   
094  0147    CHOK   1070  Sardinia,ON       445     10       1112  
095  0156    WEPN   1050  New York, NY      289     50        615 
096  0202    CHUM   1050  Toronto, ON       257     50        547 
097  0315    CMBB    790  Guanabacoa, CU   2184     50       4648 
098  0318     WSB    750  Atlanta, GA      1096     50       2232
099  0330    WPRO    630  Providence, RI    468      5       1265 
100  0417    CJWI   1610  Montreal, QU      565      1       1833
101  2054    WEHH   1600  Horseheads, NY     18      5        200 
Jan 23 
102  0247    CHIC    540  Chicoutimi, QU    716     10       1790 
103  0303    CFOS    560  Owen Sound, ON    408      5       1103 
Jan 24
104  0200    CIAO    530  Brampton, ON      281      5        598   
105  0339     WLS    890  Chicago, IL       904     50       1925 
Jan 26  
106  0207    WBZU    910  Scranton, PA      152       .5      526 
Jan 27   
107  2327    CJRS   1650  Sherbrooke, QU    361     10        913 
108  2357    WFBR   1590  Glen Burnie, MD   343      1       1143 
Jan 28 
109  0024    WNYG   1440  Babylon, NY       344       .038   2177
110  0034    WCOJ   1420  Coatesville, PA   265      5        716 
111  0059    WFBL   1390  Syracuse, NY      118      5        319
112  0217    WNJC   1360  Vineland, NJ      314       .8     1082 
113  0258    WMCA    570  New York, NY      290      5        784 
114  0300    CKRS    590  Jonquiere, QU     816      5       2206 
115  0324    CMNB    870  Pilon, CU        2487     10       6217 

Claimed Score ------------------------------------------   117282
                                                           
Statiions heard: 115
Stations ID    : 115
Stations NO ID :   0