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by Nick Gilly
19 Apr 2018 11:03
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tuesday 17th April looks good on Hepburn
Replies: 59
Views: 738

Re: Tuesday 17th April looks good on Hepburn

Actually I think I jinxed the tropo by having this week off work. No doubt it would have been a spectacular one otherwise!
by Nick Gilly
19 Apr 2018 08:48
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tuesday 17th April looks good on Hepburn
Replies: 59
Views: 738

Re: Tuesday 17th April looks good on Hepburn

Here, Wrotham/London/Essex enhanced somewhat as well as Caen, Cherbourg and Les Platons, but that's about it. No sign of the extensive German and French tropo that was being forecast until recently. Pathetic.
by Nick Gilly
16 Apr 2018 16:43
Forum: Welcome to new members!
Topic: Radio enthusiast here..
Replies: 4
Views: 84

Re: Radio enthusiast here..

Welcome to the forum Reggieman!

I need tropo to hear London pirates at this location.
by Nick Gilly
12 Apr 2018 22:00
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tuesday 17th April looks good on Hepburn
Replies: 59
Views: 738

Re: Tuesday 17th April looks good on Hepburn

And Wednesday the 18th looks even better:

http://www.dxinfocentre.com/tr_map/fcst/nwe144.jpg

Tropo to Denmark & Sweden anyone?
by Nick Gilly
08 Apr 2018 16:07
Forum: John Faulkner, Skegness
Topic: Skegness Log: 2017-07-16 (Es: POR E North Africa)
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: Skegness Log: 2017-07-16 (Es: POR E North Africa)

Hi John. Your UNID on 102.3 with PI 1204 is SNRT SNRT al-Idaat Mohammed Assadiss with PS SNRT-Cor (SNRT Coran). It's listed as NE Morocco. I had it here on September 3rd last year:

https://app.box.com/s/irjcsf2ketxjae5clbld3z4ym25uc3iq
by Nick Gilly
01 Apr 2018 17:31
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: Pirates heard at Middleton top 1/04/18
Replies: 9
Views: 212

Re: Pirates heard at Middleton top 1/04/18

Nice log on Street FM Tim. It's a London pirate:

http://www.streetfm.net/
by Nick Gilly
01 Apr 2018 08:12
Forum: EMC (Interference) Issues
Topic: No Noise Is Good Noise! (Medium Wave)
Replies: 9
Views: 1099

Re: No Noise Is Good Noise! (Medium Wave)

In my case it was:

OFCOM official: "So you have all this noise?"

Me: "Yes"

OFCOM official: "I can't hear it."


Good luck John. I hope you can get the noise eliminated or if not reduced to a manageable level.
by Nick Gilly
30 Mar 2018 17:31
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: West London 21-22nd march 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 266

Re: West London 21-22nd march 2018

That's good going Tim! Conditions are indeed completely rubbish and look to stay that way for the forseeable future.
by Nick Gilly
24 Mar 2018 17:27
Forum: Propagation
Topic: DX records
Replies: 57
Views: 1224

Re: DX records

More logs >1000 km from a superb tropo to the south/SW in September 2016: 100.9 Radio Galega Valga 1097 km 27.9.16 2140 UTC: https://app.box.com/s/i2gxryy40ugilw0i66y7lm85hul822bi 88.0 Radio Galega Música Valga 1097 km 27.9.16 2202 UTC: https://app.box.com/s/o3hob280b5rr5yd02jq962r1cyh9vfod 93.7 RNE...
by Nick Gilly
24 Mar 2018 16:58
Forum: Propagation
Topic: DX records
Replies: 57
Views: 1224

Re: DX records

That really is an excellent site Zach! :D We do need permanent records of more exceptional DX. Some more tropo logs >1000 km from another BIG tropo in October 2015: 91.6 RNE Radio Clásica Culleredo 1036 km 22.10.15 0558 UTC: https://app.box.com/s/6415i5i1ef8g22ixttqanacoyygpv07n 98.5 Bayern 3 Wendel...
by Nick Gilly
23 Mar 2018 16:11
Forum: News
Topic: Kennet Radio 106.7, new community station for Newbury & Thatcham
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Kennet Radio 106.7, new community station for Newbury & Thatcham

Started on March 10th, with local news and 'music from the last 6 decades': https://kennetradio.com/ https://www.ofcom.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0022/92416/Kennet-Radio.pdf http://static.ofcom.org.uk/static/radiolicensing/Community/commitments/cr101274.pdf It's fully quieting mono here beaming n...
by Nick Gilly
23 Mar 2018 15:59
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Will test new data 808 portable in London 21-22/3/18
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Re: Will test new data 808 portable in London 21-22/3/18

Look forward to reading your logs Tim.
by Nick Gilly
22 Mar 2018 14:55
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo northern France
Replies: 7
Views: 288

Tropo northern France

Yes really! Caen strong with quick RDS and Cherbourg up to RDS levels. Courtoise 87.8 audible with classical music too.
by Nick Gilly
19 Mar 2018 21:18
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Es Alert
Replies: 9
Views: 224

Re: Es Alert

Well, I would say that the chances of receiving Iran on FM in the Netherlands high up the band via Sporadic E in mid March are so remote as to be for all intents and purposes, zero!
by Nick Gilly
19 Mar 2018 18:43
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Es Alert
Replies: 9
Views: 224

Re: Es Alert

The log bellow appears on DX Maps. It's from yesterday's opening: 2018-03-17 11:55 HOL-Drachten (JO33AC) 105.500 FM Tehran (LM55RT) 3994 km Sp-E (105MHz) Hmmm. There's no sign of it after a quick check here: https://screenshotscdn.firefoxusercontent.com/images/54eea08d-bbbb-491e-bf3f-8d6704d38393.png
by Nick Gilly
18 Mar 2018 08:16
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Somebody has got to do it! (Snow)
Replies: 28
Views: 486

Re: Somebody has got to do it! (Snow)

A couple of inches of snow here after continuous mainly light snow yesterday and heavier snow overnight. It's not as much as the snow we had at the beginning of the month - we had about 5 inches then.
by Nick Gilly
11 Mar 2018 08:57
Forum: Propagation
Topic: FM via TEP in Chile
Replies: 4
Views: 55

Re: FM via TEP in Chile

Fascinating. The reception is stable and it sounds like weak tropo.

In theory would your location be good for TEP?
by Nick Gilly
10 Mar 2018 20:58
Forum: Propagation
Topic: DX records
Replies: 57
Views: 1224

Re: DX records

Actually yes 1000 km or more is definitely a better figure to use for tropo logs: October 1-3 2015: 101.4 SR P4 Kristianstad Hörby 1115 km + Radio SAW (presumed) Brocken 829 km 1.10.15 2017 UTC: https://app.box.com/s/bmx0es0vec65gjfkzg88llc9ywtqbomo 87.9 SR P1 Örebro likely 1374 km 1.10.15 2041 UTC:...
by Nick Gilly
10 Mar 2018 07:32
Forum: Propagation
Topic: DX records
Replies: 57
Views: 1224

Re: DX records

If I included tropo logs of 800 km or more that would take a long time to go through. There would be a lot more than the Es logs above.
by Nick Gilly
09 Mar 2018 17:56
Forum: Unidentified?
Topic: 93.3 Balkan ID? But who?
Replies: 4
Views: 135

Re: 93.3 Balkan ID? But who?

'Makedonsko Radio'? In which case it would be Makedonsko Radio 1 - Radio Skopje from any one of 4 sites.

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