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E-skip, Meteor Scatter, Tropo

See DTV DX Hall of Fame for Transition Period records (2000 - June 12, 2009)


Categories:
  • The 300 Logs Club: DXers who have logged 300 or more total DTVs
  • DTVs received via E-skip
  • Longest distance for DTVs via E-skip
  • Shortest distance for DTVs via E-skip
  • DTVs received via Meteor Scatter
  • The 600 Mile Tropo Club: DXers who have received DTVs at a distance of 600 or more miles

Thanks to everybody who sent in updates. Please send your next DTV DX records to dtvdxrecords@tvdxexpo.com in September, 2010.

THE 300 LOGS CLUB:
DXers With 300 Total DTV Logs
Rank DXer Total
1 Robert Delaney (IL) 470
2 Ed Phelps (KY 466
3 Jeff Kadet (IL) 426
4 Greg Barker (IN) 376
DXERS RANKED BY NUMBER OF
DTVS RECEIVED VIA E-SKIP
Rank DXer DTVs
via Es
1 Jeff Rostron (MA) 14
2 Jim Pizzi (NY) 13
3 Jeff Kadet (IL) 12
4 Danny Oglethorpe (LA) 11
5 Mike Bugaj (CT) 10
  Robert Delaney (IL) 10
6 Ed Phelps (KY) 9
  Chris Lucas (NY) 9
7 Greg Barker (IN) 8
  William Hepburn (ON) 8
8 Steve Rich (IN) 7
9 Pat Dyer (TX) 6
  Fritze Prentice (AR) 6
10 Jeff Kruszka (TX) 5
11 Roy Barstow (MA) 3
  Dave Pomeroy (KS) 3
12 Glen Hale (KY) 2
  Matt Sittel (NE) 2
  Girard Westerberg (KY) 2
13 Robert Grant (MI) 1
  Richard Lucas (NY) 1
  Fred Nordquist (SC) 1
  Robert S. Ross (ON) 1
  John Zondlo (OK) 1

DTVS RECEIVED VIA E-SKIP BY DXERS
  • KBSD-DT6 Ensign KS
  • KCWX-DT5 Fredericksburg TX
  • KDLO-DT2 Florence SD
  • KDLO-DT3 Florence SD
  • KHAS-DT5 Hastings NE
  • KHPK-LD3 DeSoto TX
  • KIVV-DT5 Lead SD
  • KNOP-DT2 North Platte NE
  • KOTA-DT2 Rapid City SD
  • KPXB-DT5 Conroe TX
  • KREX-DT2 Grand Junction CO
  • KSNB-DT4 Superior NE
  • KTVM-DT6 Butte MT
  • KVBC-DT2 Las Vegas NV
  • KWNB-DT6 Hayes Center NE
  • KXGN-DT5 Glendive MT
  • KXLF-DT5 Butte MT
  • KYUS-DT3 Miles City MT
  • WABW-DT6 Albany GA
  • WBRA-DT3 Roanoke VA
  • WCES-DT2 Wrens GA
  • WCFT-DT5 Tuscaloosa AL
  • WDKY-DT4 Danville KY
  • WEDY-DT6 New Haven CT
  • WGVK-DT5 Kalamazoo MI
  • WHBF-DT4 Rock Island IL
  • WKYC-DT2 Cleveland OH
  • WLBZ-DT2 Bangor ME
  • WMAZ-DT4 Macon GA
  • WOI-DT5 Ames IA
  • WRGB-DT6 Schenectady NY
  • WSKY-DT4 Manteo NC
  • WTWC-DT2 Tallahassee FL

LONGEST DISTANCE FOR DTVS RECEIVED VIA E-SKIP
Miles DXer Station via Es
1467 Jim Pizzi (NY) KCWX-DT5 TX
1456 Mike Bugaj (CT) KNOP-DT2 NE
1442 Robert Delaney (IL) KVBC-DT2 NV
1384 Chris Lucas (NY) KNOP-DT2 NE
1343 Mike Bugaj (CT) KHAS-DT5 NE
1328 Jim Pizzi (NY) KIVV-DT5 SD
1313 Robert Delaney (IL) KTVM-DT6 MT
1301 Jim Pizzi (NY) KOTA-DT2 SD
1269 Jim Pizzi (NY) KBSD-DT5 KS
1238 Danny Oglethorpe (LA) KVBC-DT2 NV
1233 Jim Pizzi (NY) KWNB-DT6 NE
1208 Jim Pizzi (NY) KNOP-DT2 NE
SHORTEST DISTANCE FOR DTVS RECEIVED VIA E-SKIP
Miles DXer Station via Es
325 Greg Barker (IN) WBRA-DT3 VA
439 Jeff Rostron (MA) WSKY-DT4 NC
443 William Hepburn (ON) WDKY-DT4 KY
460 Chris Lucas (NY) WBRA-DT3
512 Mike Bugaj (CT) WBRA-DT3 VA
531 Jeff Rostron (MA) WBRA-DT3 VA
560 Ed Phelps (KY) KSNB-DT4 NE
579 Roy Barstow (MA) WBRA-DT3 VA
582 Steve Rich (IN) WSKY-DT4 NC
605 Chris Lucas (NY) WGVK-DT5 MI
646 Jeff Rostron (MA) WCYB-DT5 VA
655 Ed Phelps (KY) KBSD-DT6 KS
655 Steve Rich (IN) WRGB-DT6 NY


DXERS RANKED BY NUMBER OF
DTVS RECEIVED VIA MS
Rank DXer DTVs
via MS
1 Girard Westerberg (KY) 1
  Jeff Rostron (MA) 1
 
THE 600 MILE TROPO CLUB:
DXers Who Have Received DTVs Via Tropo At 600 MIles
DXer Most distant DTV via tropo Total DTVs
600 miles
Robert Delaney (IL) KNVO-DT49 TX 998 miles 47
Pat Dyer (TX) WFTS-DT29 FL 995 miles  
Roy Barstow (MA) WAWS-DT32 FL 992 miles 20
Jeff Kruszka (LA) WNCN-DT55 NC 835 miles  
Jeff Kruszka (TX) WVEA-DT25 FL 805 miles 11
Jeff Kadet (IL) KTMD-DT48, et al TX 800 miles 12
Christopher S. Dunne (FL) WMAO-DT25 MS 780 miles 1
Ed Phelps (KY) WOAI-DT58, et al TX 770 miles  
Jim Pizzi (NY) WHBF-DT4 IL 683 miles  
Greg Barker (IN) KTAL-DT15 TX 650 miles  
Girard Westerberg (KY) KMSS-DT34 LA 649 miles  
Mike Glass (IN) WEAR-DT17 FL 634 miles  
Mike (Swampman) (LA) WUSI-DT19 IL 624 miles  
Steve Rich (IN) WTVY-DT36 AL 623 miles  
Fred Nordquist (SC) WUFX-DT41 MS 622 miles  





Post Analog
DTV DX PIONEER

Jeff Kadet of Illinois
• First to log 400 DTVs (2009)




Post Analog
DTV DX PIONEER

Girard Westerberg of Kentucky
• First to receive a DTV via MS (2009)




Post Analog
DTV DX PIONEER

Steve Rich of Indiana
• First to receive a low power DTV via E-skip (KHPK-LP-3 DeSota TX) (2009)




Post Analog
DTV DX PIONEER

Saul Chernos of Ontario
• First to receive a DTV signal via E-skip using rabbit ears antenna (2009)




Post Analog
DTV DX PIONEER

Greg Barker of Indiana
• First to receive a DTV via E-skip under 400 miles distance (WBRA-DT3 VA at 325 miles) (2009)



Criteria used for entries in DTV DX Records

The DXer must receive PSIP ID data (calls, station name, remapped channel), video, or both. These are not considered legitimate logs for the purpose of this page: (1) The presence of snow on an analog TV screen; (2) A DTV signal indicated on a STB signal meter or light, scanner, or communications receiver.

Any TV DXer who has received DTV DX via E-skip qualifies to be on this page. Send your information to dtvdxrecords@tvdxexpo.com.

5-2010

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