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by KPC850
10 Jul 2019 20:45
Forum: Tim Bucknall, Congleton
Topic: Dublin close call hits June 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 156

Re: Dublin close call hits June 2019

Tim, a recent Dublin pirate list is here (July 8th most recent), some stations are part time/weekends only, may be of use to you while there:

https://twitter.com/pirate_ie
by KPC850
09 Jul 2019 19:19
Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
Topic: 252 LW (RTE) currently off
Replies: 1
Views: 355

Re: 252 LW (RTE) currently off

Another planned outage of RTE's 252 , tomorrow (Wed) the 10th of July of up to 8 hours, from 09:00 or slightly after

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D_BIJOgWwAAxhEB.jpg


PS it was sometime after 9AM that it went off the air
by KPC850
08 Jul 2019 16:57
Forum: Receivers
Topic: XHDATA D-808 unboxing includes Es
Replies: 20
Views: 1419

Re: XHDATA D-808 unboxing includes Es

Wonder if there are any hidden tricks, such as to show RDS PI codes etc ????

I have tried holding down other buttons etc, but no hidden features discovered
by KPC850
08 Jul 2019 16:50
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: London Pirate/RSL/Community scans July 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Re: London Pirate/RSL/Community scans July 2019

theme wrote:
04 Jul 2019 14:25
What sense does it make to rebroadcast Gold on FM??
Was this just a very localized signal ?

If so maybe someone who wants to hear the station on non-DAB+ receivers, or re-transmitting onto FM for reception within a building where reception is bad?
Just speculating
by KPC850
31 May 2019 16:18
Forum: OIRT Band
Topic: How many stations using RDS ?
Replies: 19
Views: 2231

Re: How many stations using RDS ?

this was a very interesting experience. the station is in mono (at least not in Western stereo) and you could hear the audio signal (the tone of their modulation) getting a bit higher each time I received RDS. so during the RDS signal popping up, I heard a slight beep in the audio signal and more h...
by KPC850
31 May 2019 10:10
Forum: Receivers
Topic: XHDATA D-808 unboxing includes Es
Replies: 20
Views: 1419

Re: XHDATA D-808 unboxing includes Es

Hello Peter, I am interested in this item for listening into OIRT band through SpE. Can I ask you how you can switch from 87.5-108 Mhz to 64-108 Mhz mode into D808 ? Is it easy or at least well explained into the booklet? And how is the sensitivity into OIRT band, compared to some other portable ra...
by KPC850
15 May 2019 10:40
Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
Topic: What have you found on 1008, now Flevoland has gone?
Replies: 32
Views: 2693

Re: What have you found on 1008, now Flevoland has gone?

A total of 6 LPAM stations now active on 1008 in the Netherlands: 1008kHz: Radio Transparant Fl Creil Radio Eldorado Fr Damwâld Radio Babylona Gr Musselkanaal United AM Gld Neede Laar * Gld Wageningen Impact AM ZH Zoeterwoude according to https://radio-tv-nederland.nl/am/am.html. I presume some of t...
by KPC850
29 Apr 2019 18:14
Forum: News
Topic: Den Akker 1395 stops! others too.
Replies: 2
Views: 440

Re: Den Akker 1395 stops! others too.

Why are these being suspended?

voluntary or otherwise ?
by KPC850
20 Apr 2019 11:38
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: 87.5 weak mess of multiple stations saturday 20th april
Replies: 5
Views: 525

Re: 87.5 weak mess of multiple stations saturday 20th april

A question about 0.1MHz higher, 87.6 - is the UCB relay across the sea in Co Wicklow still going ???
by KPC850
13 Apr 2019 11:20
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: holidaying in Holyhead 6/19
Replies: 10
Views: 659

Re: holidaying in Holyhead 6/19

booked the Dublin part of our trip for june 18th i'm currently thinking i'll head to phoenix park to chill out and tune the radio. find the viking cemetary will i be troubled by overload from 3 rock there? Distance to Threerock from Phoenix Park is about 8.5 miles roughly southeast. Overload depend...
by KPC850
13 Apr 2019 11:01
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: holidaying in Holyhead 6/19
Replies: 10
Views: 659

Re: holidaying in Holyhead 6/19

I really hope that despite it facing away from Ireland that its close enough to hear the Dublin pirates frequency recommendations for Pirates, Some recent loggings of Dublin pirates (FM/MW) here: https://twitter.com/wirelessflirt/status/1112057743832240128 Some of those usually only active at weeke...
by KPC850
12 Apr 2019 13:16
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: holidaying in Holyhead 6/19
Replies: 10
Views: 659

Re: holidaying in Holyhead 6/19

l, I actually DXed from South Stack in the mid 80s. I didn't go to up the lighthouse, but I do remember some stunning Irish FM reception. do you have any logs of what you heard back then, especially what you heard from Ireland? , Ireland very different radio wise then. Before any licenced non-RTE s...
by KPC850
11 Apr 2019 11:23
Forum: News
Topic: Hungarian news topic
Replies: 34
Views: 3631

Re: Hungarian news topic

AMDXHUN wrote:
28 Mar 2019 19:08
All of them have 1kM radius Stereo coverage.
And what is their mono coverage/ radius ?
by KPC850
01 Apr 2019 20:57
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo 28/03/19
Replies: 8
Views: 674

Re: Tropo 28/03/19

105.2 Dublin is a temporary 'art' radio station:
http://www.freethoughtfm.com/

" THE FREE THOUGHT FM LIVE BROADCAST RUNS FROM 25 MARCH UNTIL 23 APRIL ON 105.2FM (GREATER DUBLIN AREA ONLY), AND NATIONALLY/INTERNATIONALLY ONLINE"
by KPC850
29 Mar 2019 19:32
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: 29/3/19 lift condx
Replies: 25
Views: 1484

Re: 29/3/19 lift condx

have the data txs on 86.65 & 83.35 at three rock gone now? quite likely if you can no longer hear them. I'm not near Dublin anytime soon to check but will post findings if/when I can Lowband VHF is very sparsely populated by any transmissions nowadays. In Cork city area the only PMR low-band repeat...
by KPC850
29 Mar 2019 10:16
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: 29/3/19 lift condx
Replies: 25
Views: 1484

Re: 29/3/19 lift condx

Tim Bucknall wrote:
29 Mar 2019 09:01
today FM on 97.3 WTF!!!
Yes a new relay in an area south of Dublin city

https://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/showpos ... count=3639
by KPC850
12 Mar 2019 21:08
Forum: Receivers
Topic: XHData D-808
Replies: 9
Views: 3729

Re: XHData D-808

A few points about the XHData D-808 AIR band: A positive: No muting effects whilst manually tuning along AIR band (In contrast to the 'mute-then-fade-up' effect with manual tuning on its LW/MW/SW ! ) Unlike the FM band, the Airband uses a 'traditional' 10.7MHz IF with the local oscillator 10.7 MHz a...
by KPC850
21 Feb 2019 11:22
Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
Topic: 252 LW (RTE) currently off
Replies: 1
Views: 355

252 LW (RTE) currently off

RTE's 252kHz LW transmitter currently off air for a few hours, if anyone wants to hear Algeria's 252 in the clear!
by KPC850
09 Feb 2019 17:23
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: 87.8 The Rock (London) received via tropo in Southampton
Replies: 4
Views: 864

Re: 87.8 The Rock (London) received via tropo in Southampton

We have another bloody African pirate on 96.4 and the bloody thing has a sprog on 144.750 MHz in the 2 mtr Amateur Band and it's causing problems in parts of London... There's a station listed on 96.4 called Surprise Radio (Nigerian) - which must be it (if its still there?). regarding the sprog on ...
by KPC850
07 Feb 2019 10:35
Forum: DAB
Topic: New good DAB+ portable for DAB & FM DX?
Replies: 67
Views: 13484

Re: New good DAB+ portable for DAB & FM DX?

Briefly tried out the FM reception on two very similar looking Roberts radios currently selling: Both radios in a very similar traditional case, one big visual difference is the the iSTREAM3 has a USB socket on top whilst the RD70 does not : The ROBERTS Revival RD70 (DAB/DAB+/FM Bluetooth) and ROBER...

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