We do sometimes come out into the daylight but not for long.
Having nice sunny weather on 19 April 2011, I seized the occasion to have an outdoor DXing session in the early evening between 1715 and 1800 UTC (1915-2000 local time in Germany).
Receiver: Sony ICF-2001D with built-in telescopic antenna.
Location: a lawn near my home
4880 kHz SW Radio Africa, Meyerton, South Africa, 100 kW, 8943 km
4920 kHz All India Radio Chennai (Madras), 50 kW, 7518 km and Xizang PBS from Lhasa underneath (50 kW, 6886 km)
6110 kHz Radio Fana, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 100 kW, 5469 km
6030 kHz Radio Oromiya, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 100 kW, 5467 km