Use the table. It is based on received music, not
Look at the transmitter column in the winter
or summer table to find
the music's source.
Tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet will toggle between summer and
Use this map to determine what direction the
signal is coming from.
If using a portable reciever, go outside or to a window that looks out
toward the source of
the signal and extend the antenna..
If using an external antenna, use the table to decide what direction
most of the signals you
want to hear are coming from, then orient the
antenna for best reception in that direction.
If a dipole, that
would be broadside to the source direction.
Best reception below about 13Mhz is usually when both central Texas and
the transmitter are
in darkness, if the transmitter is outside North
This map has blue lines for each hour.
Use it to try to guess
when both central Texas and the transmitter would be in darkness.
Each vertical blue line represents one hour, so there would
be 4 to 6
blue lines to the left of midnight, and 4 to 6 to the right of midnight
for darkness at
For more info on reception and foriegn radio programs, try these links.