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This thread is the place for our members to report unusual TV reception based on Tropospheric Skip, Ducting, or other atmospheric phenomena, as experienced in Southern Ontario and Southern Quebec during 2016.

Please remember to tell us the local time at which the Tropo was experienced.

Previous threads are here:

OTA: Great Lakes Area DXing, Tropo, Atypical Reception 2012-2015 (closed)

and here:

OTA DXing, Tropo, Odd Reception, Weird Weather: 2011 & Previous (closed)

West Coast tropo is extremely rare, but we'll continue to use the following thread for that area:

OTA: West Coast DXing Tropo, Atypical Reception
 

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Great tropo again tonight right now, most of Cleveland, WBNX, WQHS, WVPX, WEAO, WJW, WNEO, WVIZ rf26, WGGN, and the rarely seen WBGU. All of Erie, some Rochester WROC, WXXI, and WYDC Corning NY.

Edit: 8:30am Same results as above now except Pittsburgh's WPXI and WTAE coming in along with WKBN Youngstown.

Edit: 9:10am Just got the weirdest thing ever. On a space between rf27 (global I was receiving) and rf26 (WNYB I was receiving) I got a channel that listed itself as @0-183, signal strength was good, in the 70's, no picture or sound.
 

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I use the tuner in my Panasonic TV. I did look to see what was on the channel line-up in my program settings but it was just 27. I suspect it was bad data coming from Global rf27 CIII 27-1-2, Global are notorious for bad info and glitches.

BTW, welcome to our new DX thread for 2016, it's started with a bang already thanks to El-Nino!
 

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yeah some pretty good catches here Yesterday AM between sunrise and noon.
Normally don't see these much at all even with Summer time ducting/tropo.
AM of 1/8
28 WCMZ Flint,Mi
44 WWJ Detroit
45 WDIV Detroit
50 WPXD Detroit
 

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The temperature this morning at 1 AM was 60 F.

I thought I would grab a couple distant channels but nothing new came in.
 

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Anyone else thinking the same......??? June might be the last of the great tropo dxing after the spectrum auction send stations to low VHF band.

Here in the Detroit/Toledo/Cleveland axis it just might be a real mess on the band.
 

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Stations will still be broadcasting long after the auction, I wouldn't fret yet.

Good Tropo this am 8:00am, Cleveland, WQHS, WVPX, WBNX, WDLI, WGGN, WNEO and WJAC Johnstown which now has, Me, Comet and Grit as subchannels.

Edit: 12:00pm Pittsburgh booming, WPXI, WTAE, WPGH (which now has Antenna TV on 53.2 and Grit on 53-3), WPCW and WKBN/WYFX Youngstown.

Edit: 6:15pm Hits on WWHO and WBNS Columbus, locked but pixellated.

Edit: 6:50pm WEAO, WVIZ tonights's looking spectacular!
 

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Picked up WVPX, WBNX, WQHS, WGGN so far tonight, hopefully it'll be a long night though!

7:41pm - WJW
8:18pm - WBGU
8:41pm - WNEO
9:27pm - WJBK
9:54pm - WMYD
12:37am - CHEX, WXXI, WSTM, CIII27, WROC
 

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Channels coming in from every direction tonight. I have Rochester, Syracuse, Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Toledo and Detroit all in. Nothing new to report, yet!
 

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Enjoying a few Pittsburgh and Cleveland stations here this morning at 7AM.
WJW RF8 Cleveland
WPXI RF48 Pittsburgh
WRLM RF47 Akron
WKBN RF41 Youngstown

Also:
CIII29 Oil Springs
RF7 WBBZ
 

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Between 3 and 4 AM
Peterborough came back again this morning

30 WEYI Saginaw,MI
45 WDIV Detroit
50 WPXD Ann Arbour
28 WUAB Cleveland
51 CHCH London
48 CFMT London
31 CITY Woodstock
13 CKCO Kitchener
12 CHEX Peterborough
35 CHCJ Hamilton
 

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Good to see ya Brightonian!

Similar for me, nothing new but a few rarely seen, WOIO, WRLM, WCMH Columbus and something trying to come in on rf18, my guess is WISE, gets to 15% and dies...........grrrrrrrrr.

It's pretty neat seeing all these political attack ads on Ohio stations, they have their primary on the 15th so it'll be wall to wall from here on out.

Edit: WOUB Cambridge Ohio
 

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Got a few more between 7-7:30am but nothing new:

28 WUAB
29 WDTB
42 CKVP
50 WQLN
50 WEAO

7:58am - 21 WWTI
8:07am - 49 WDLI
 

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Getting Rochester very strong, WBGT, WROC, WXXI. WBGT has ID again.

Lots of missing Toronto's so hopefully we aren't done yet!

Edit: 8:35 am WKTV, WSKA rf30 WYDC rf48

P.S. Swinging west still getting Columbus and that mystery rf18, point at it Orbot, you'll likely get it!

9:20am WSYX and CKWS coming in through the back of my antenna, that's a first!

9:30am WCPO Cincinatti, only the 2nd time for that!
 

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P.S. Swinging west still getting Columbus and that mystery rf18, point at it Orbot, you'll likely get it!
Oh, just saw your PS now. I've also been getting a mystery rf18 since last night but can't seem to lock onto it... darn.
Picked up a couple western ones:

11 WTOL Toledo
16 CHWI Wheatly
 

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Got three RF21s since last night:

10 WHEC Rochester
11 CKWS Kingston
21 WBNS Columbus
 

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Way to go orbot!! I've had the same thing with both RF 45 and RF 25 since last night. WDIV, WROC, and WEAO for RF45 and WLAJ, KDKA and CBLFT on RF 25. Come to think of it I've had this on RF 15, RF 19, RF 28, RF 30, RF 36 and RF 50 since last night. Impressive results but no new channels!!
 

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Still hot just got at 10 10 am Buff WGRZ,WKBW,WNYO and Omni 1 and CIII wow!!!!

funny having 2 Laff's on 7 one WKBW and my regular on WXYZ

now 10 25 am still only have WKBW but strong 62% is that Buff strongest signal???
 
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