Published on Sep 9, 2012
Rare Sporadic-e Event (Out-of-Season)
Saturday, September 8, 2012 @ 1452 - 1511 UTC
A private television channel, owned and operated by Repretel
with call sign of TIIVS assigned to VHF-Low band analog TV
channel 4 with Z offset from atop Volcan Irazu National Park
(09.58.35.34N x 188.8.131.52W), half mile west of the Lookout
Point Parking area. ERP RF power of 10kW at elevation 11,208 ft.
During the broadcast period, a second signal from Nicaragua,
call sign YNFA304, Multinoticias from Las Nubes (Managua)
with an ERP RF power of 100kW was seen and heard mixing
At 00:12 seconds on the video player you can see the telephone
number 2246-0101, phone logo with the word "fertel", an Offer TV
Group company that sells kitchen, home, beauty & fitness products.
Distance was 1,240 air miles from Tampa, Florida.
I call this rare because I only received it twice before.
a. Tuesday, February 7, 2012 @ 2125 UTC
b. Monday, November 23, 2009 @ 5 pm ET