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by John J Cahill
04 Jan 2019 19:46
Forum: Logbook
Topic: Logs From Co Waterford Ireland
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Re: Logs From Co Waterford Ireland

Some enhancement today mostly to the North of RX location. Barravakeen N52° 19' 31" W007° 38' 18"Comeragh Mountains Co Waterford Ireland RX: JVC KD-R541 Ant: Toyota Avensis car 04/01/2018 11:30-13:25 MHz Station RDS TX location County Distance 087.8 RTE R1 No Clermont Carn Louth 214km 088.2 RTE R1 Y...
by John J Cahill
03 Jan 2019 19:05
Forum: Logbook
Topic: Logs From Co Waterford Ireland
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Logs From Co Waterford Ireland

Another trip to the Comeragh mountains Magic Road 52°13'05.7"N 7°31'53.0"W Co Waterford Ireland RX: JVC KD-R541 Ant: Toyota Avensis car 03/01/2019 From 14:50 to 17:10 UTC MHz Station RDS TX Site Distance 087.8 RTE R1 No Clermont Carn 222km 088.1 BBC R2 Yes North Hessary Tor Devon 307km 088.4 BBC R2 ...
by John J Cahill
01 Jan 2019 00:18
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropospheric Forecast 29 Dec -01 Jan
Replies: 31
Views: 829

Re: Tropospheric Forecast 29 Dec -01 Jan

Part 2 from the Comeragh Mountains Co. Waterford Ireland Mahonfalls carpark 52°13'24.3"N 7°32'29.0"W Comeragh Mountains Co Waterford Ireland RX: JVC KD-R541 Ant: Toyota Avensis car From 16:15 to 17:40 UTC MHz Station RDS TX Site Distance 088.1 BBC R2 Yes North Hessary Tor Devon 308km 088.4 BBC R2 No...
by John J Cahill
31 Dec 2018 21:15
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropospheric Forecast 29 Dec -01 Jan
Replies: 31
Views: 829

Re: Tropospheric Forecast 29 Dec -01 Jan

A trip to the Comeragh Mountains in Co Waterford today gave the following Log. Magic Road 52°13'05.7"N 7°31'53.0"W Comeragh Mountains Co Waterford Ireland RX: JVC KD-R541 Ant: Toyota Avensis car From 14:50 to 17:10 UTC MHz Station RDS TX Site Distance 088.1 BBC R2 Yes North Hessary Tor Devon 307km 0...
by John J Cahill
30 Dec 2018 23:56
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropospheric Forecast 29 Dec -01 Jan
Replies: 31
Views: 829

Re: Tropospheric Forecast 29 Dec -01 Jan

Today [30/12/2018] at Helvick 52°02'43.8"N 7°33'02.8"W from car 17:00 to 18:10 All BBCs and Classic FM from North Hessary Tor, Wenvoe and Carmel also R Carmarthenshire and Heart. All BBCs and R Pembrokeshire from Haverfordwest also at RDS level At 18:00 R.Marca, Coruña 969km, IMG_20181230_180521.jpg...
by John J Cahill
27 Oct 2018 17:30
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo 25/10/18
Replies: 74
Views: 3001

Re: Tropo 25/10/18

I've posted a few log for Helvick before, if you search for "Helvick" should find them. Never really checked distances, must look at them sometime. The Ballintaylor Dungarvan RTE transmitter is 13 KM and WLRFM Transmitter is 5KM to the WNW of the location. Very good for all France Spain and North Af...
by John J Cahill
27 Oct 2018 16:38
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo 25/10/18
Replies: 74
Views: 3001

Re: Tropo 25/10/18

Grünten is some going there from the south coast of Ireland! This is where your logs of BR Klassik on 101.01 and Antenne Bayern on 104.4 are from. What's the distance to your QTH? The distance 1372km, at 104° The location is a car park high over the sea The dipole antenna made a huge difference to ...
by John J Cahill
27 Oct 2018 16:12
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo 25/10/18
Replies: 74
Views: 3001

Re: Tropo 25/10/18

theme wrote:
27 Oct 2018 15:44
BBC R1 on 93.0??
Typo, old fingers very sore with arthritis, should read 99.3 BBC R1

JJ
by John J Cahill
27 Oct 2018 15:29
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo 25/10/18
Replies: 74
Views: 3001

Re: Tropo 25/10/18

Here is a static mobile log 25/10/2018 Location : South Coast of Ireland Helvick @N52° 02' 44.83", W007° 36' 26.94 From 13:50 to 16:55 UTC RX=JVC KD-R541 Ant=Homemade dipole cut for 98 MHz and worked best in the horizontal position and rotated by hand. Yes=RDS 087.6 RTL2 Yes 087.9 CULTURE No 088.1 B...
by John J Cahill
27 Oct 2018 14:54
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo 25/10/18
Replies: 74
Views: 3001

Re: Tropo 25/10/18

Has anybody tuned to french FM station 'ALOUETTE' 92.8 yesterday evening (from the Pouzauges tx, 10 Kw Pol V) ? I tuned to it in Normandy and I would like to know if it went to South English coast too ? Yes I had "ALOUETTE" on 92.8 at 1443 UTC on car radio [RX=JVC KD-R541] at Helvick [N52° 02' 44.8...
by John J Cahill
25 Oct 2018 00:36
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo - Ireland
Replies: 30
Views: 1263

Re: Tropo - Ireland

Klub FM 87.5 in here now then they just lost audio Mulaghanish/Clermont carn very strong at the moment. Andy Hi Klub changed name a few weeks ago to "POWER". There are other station from Cork (may be Midleton) "TRUE RADIO" on 87.8 and a station on 87.9 also from Cork "PLAY". Although "PLAY" seems t...
by John J Cahill
29 Jun 2018 23:33
Forum: News
Topic: Irish Hams get all Low VHF!!
Replies: 4
Views: 857

Re: Irish Hams get all Low VHF!!

Here is a pdf from IRTS on the new bands.

JJ
by John J Cahill
27 Jun 2018 00:19
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo > Norway
Replies: 34
Views: 999

Re: Tropo > Norway

eastangliauk wrote:
26 Jun 2018 14:58
so I might been getting this one?
https://tunein.com/radio/RadioNL-Friesland-973-s54820/
Its this one, number 20 on map 97.3
https://www.radionl.fm/frequenties/

JJ
by John J Cahill
26 Jun 2018 23:26
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo > Norway
Replies: 34
Views: 999

Re: Tropo > Norway

eastangliauk wrote:
26 Jun 2018 14:58
so I might been getting this one?
https://tunein.com/radio/RadioNL-Friesland-973-s54820/
Probably this TX site
https://fmscan.org/transmitter.php?i=3801074

JJ
by John J Cahill
26 Jun 2018 14:21
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo > Norway
Replies: 34
Views: 999

Re: Tropo > Norway

This is probably it,
https://www.radionl.fm/playlist/#
Select "West-Brabant" from drop down list.
One Way Wind by Cats at 13:20 CET

JJ
by John J Cahill
09 Nov 2017 19:45
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: Wanted: FMLIST Ireland editor
Replies: 7
Views: 1405

Re: Wanted: FMLIST Ireland editor

I heard it on 94.5 at Helvick Co. Waterford this evening, their Waterford transmitter 90.1 is showing "SPIRIT" but no audio today.
JJ
by John J Cahill
28 Oct 2017 00:00
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Ireland tropo 27/10/17
Replies: 5
Views: 634

Re: Ireland tropo 27/10/17

There is another Cork station TrueRadio on 87.8 might be audible when Klub is making through.
https://trueradiocork.com/

JJ
by John J Cahill
23 Aug 2017 11:11
Forum: Logbook
Topic: Logged at Barravakeen Clonmel
Replies: 6
Views: 1250

Re: Logged at Barravakeen Clonmel

Thanks Nick

Sorry copied wrong address, this should work;

https://app.box.com/s/flk54yqklno2tnteuzuel0mdsyogbrf9

JJ
by John J Cahill
23 Aug 2017 00:39
Forum: Logbook
Topic: Logged at Barravakeen Clonmel
Replies: 6
Views: 1250

Re: Logged at Barravakeen Clonmel

Forgot to mention in previous post that the country was Iceland and a friend of mine in Dungarvan Co. Waterford also had an Icelandic station K100 on 100.5 not sure of the exact date but it was last week.

JJ

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