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by tvdxrools
23 Aug 2017 10:48
Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
Topic: MW conditions
Replies: 0
Views: 12

MW conditions

having scrapped the plans for stacked beverages ( not that much of a difference between a single one and a pain in the ass to get a decent back null ) i have gone back to my usual 400m to 320 deg and 400m to 240 deg and over the past few mornings conditions on the way up , yesterday morning there wa...
by tvdxrools
22 Jul 2017 09:58
Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
Topic: Was it just here?
Replies: 48
Views: 1353

Re: Was it just here?

seems he is phasing them and thats what i am not trying , i am just trying a simple stack ie 2 identical bevs to 320 deg not one in front of the other , same baluns / ground resistors etc , identical feeds of 75 ohm from bevs to 50 ohm to the radio , the 300 feet spacing is just a starting point i w...
by tvdxrools
22 Jul 2017 05:42
Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
Topic: Was it just here?
Replies: 48
Views: 1353

Re: Was it just here?

what would you experts call it then ,,, this was the distance given to Mark when stacking his two Kaz from someone who modeled it on the space he had and its a starting point for me , remember when stacking any other antennas the recommended distance is 1w and when doing this with any other antenna ...
by tvdxrools
21 Jul 2017 10:17
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Es > Poland, Italy, Romania, Czech Rep. Slovakia, etc.
Replies: 8
Views: 212

Re: Es > Poland, Italy, Romania, Czech Rep. Slovakia, etc.

has the Es season actually started :-(
by tvdxrools
21 Jul 2017 10:15
Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
Topic: Was it just here?
Replies: 48
Views: 1353

Re: Was it just here?

new experiment for this winter , rather than have one bev to USA and one to s america i am going to try stacking two 400m bevs to the USA , fellow dxer Mark Borthwick had great results when stacking two kaz antennnas so i will give it a try with the beverages , i dont think the baluns will change mu...
by tvdxrools
09 Jul 2017 16:22
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: 2017 - ES season's already over?
Replies: 15
Views: 425

Re: 2017 - ES season's already over?

no not really u guys down there have a much earlier start ie sometimes our season doesn't start till middle end june up here and most of the time if you look at the map if there is intense Es in england its all bright red lines but up here you notice there is next to no lines coming from Scotland an...
by tvdxrools
09 Jul 2017 12:12
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: 2017 - ES season's already over?
Replies: 15
Views: 425

Re: 2017 - ES season's already over?

my mate abt 50 miles north of me who uses a triax 8 and a sony 920 since 1st june has had 2 openings both to italy , the big north south divide in perfect action this season , as i said its been utter crap so far on b2 and only 1 transatlantic opening on 55 MHz , David
by tvdxrools
08 Jul 2017 08:33
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: 2017 - ES season's already over?
Replies: 15
Views: 425

Re: 2017 - ES season's already over?

over !!!! its hardly even started yet up here in Scotland , David
by tvdxrools
04 Jul 2017 19:02
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Es 04/07/17
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: Es 04/07/17

Kanal 5 on r1 been solid far past 2 hours on R1 apart from being wiped out by hams on strong Es , David
rtl dongle & TVSharp
47 - 108 MHz log per @ 20m
by tvdxrools
18 Jun 2017 18:47
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: Very poor Sporadic E this year for Western Europe...
Replies: 6
Views: 269

Re: Very poor Sporadic E this year for Western Europe...

but up here in Scotland its been utter crap on b2 with just a few single hop openings and no 2 hops , David
by tvdxrools
18 Jun 2017 12:37
Forum: Television
Topic: Transatlantic tv
Replies: 2
Views: 274

Transatlantic tv

while b2 has been utter crap up here this season transatlantic tv conditions have been not bad but as usual so frustrating ie last night a2 a3 carriers were humming away but just the odd flicker of video then gone to carrier , also a couple i haven't seen before but its keeping the interest going , ...
by tvdxrools
10 Jun 2017 12:18
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Es Poland/Italy/Algeria
Replies: 12
Views: 418

Re: Es Poland/Italy/Algeria

lucky guys its been absolutely garbage up here apart from a weak TA opening on A2/3 , think i have had about two or three B2 openings since end of May, David
by tvdxrools
08 Jun 2017 12:03
Forum: Television
Topic: Russia 1 R4
Replies: 0
Views: 85

Russia 1 R4

caught this just as it was fading https://youtu.be/LjGLdfYXmsQ David
rtl dongle & TVsharp
47 - 108 MHz log per @ 20m
by tvdxrools
31 May 2017 11:36
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Es 31/05/17
Replies: 8
Views: 279

Re: Es 31/05/17

again location location location , totally flat dead up here , David
rtl dongle & sdr#
home made 17 el yagi
by tvdxrools
30 May 2017 12:19
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Balkan Es
Replies: 14
Views: 338

Re: Balkan Es

location location location , as usual total silence up here , David
by tvdxrools
20 May 2017 08:37
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: 1+1 r1
Replies: 1
Views: 120

1+1 r1

the above strong now , David
rt dongle , tvsharp
47 - 108 mhz log periodic
by tvdxrools
16 May 2017 11:21
Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
Topic: MW Overnight 2017-05-14
Replies: 19
Views: 644

Re: MW Overnight 2017-05-14

hi john , have u got a new qth now you are back on mw , cheers David
by tvdxrools
15 May 2017 14:15
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Kanal 5 r1
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Kanal 5 r1

as above VERY strong on r1 now, cheers David
by tvdxrools
04 May 2017 12:54
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Es around 03/05/17
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Re: Es around 03/05/17

B2 a mess here at moment spain portugal ,, David
rtl dongle & sdr#
17 el yagi
by tvdxrools
19 Apr 2017 06:40
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: MS
Replies: 0
Views: 135

MS

couple of nice pings this morning , good to know the b2 setup is still working , David
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcnfr01C8SM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMvSG8Wg1_4
RTL Dongle & sdr#
4 x 18db dist amp
home made 17 el yagi

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