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by Nick Gilly
20 Oct 2018 19:57
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo!
Replies: 30
Views: 282

Re: Tropo!

RTS La Première from Säntis now weak on 99.9 (Switzerland).
by Nick Gilly
20 Oct 2018 19:34
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo!
Replies: 30
Views: 282

Re: Tropo!

France has intensified here with musique 95.4 and 89.4 (89.4 new one for me) and unid France blotting out Radio 3 Holme Moss 91.5! Also Radio Devon 103.4 receivable on ordinary radios in the house. I have BBC Radio Devon here as well. I had 91.5 France Culture from Caen so probably you received the...
by Nick Gilly
20 Oct 2018 19:28
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo!
Replies: 30
Views: 282

Re: Tropo!

105.7 has B5 Aktuell from Wendelstein as I type this. Getting more interesting now.
by Nick Gilly
20 Oct 2018 11:31
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo!
Replies: 30
Views: 282

Re: Tropo!

Tropo here too to France, Luxembourg and SW Germany, mainly Rheinland-Pfalz.
by Nick Gilly
17 Oct 2018 15:28
Forum: News
Topic: Llangollen 91.1 changing from Radio 3 to Radio Wales
Replies: 19
Views: 319

Re: Llangollen 91.1 changing from Radio 3 to Radio Wales

Yes I'm getting the retune announcement here on 91.1 from Llangollen via scatter. It should make it easier to spot these Welsh relays during tropo lifts.
by Nick Gilly
13 Oct 2018 08:23
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: A bit of tropo 08/10/18
Replies: 25
Views: 457

Re: A bit of tropo 08/10/18

Well, considering you had Eins Live on 104.7 from Nordhelle, I'm going to take a guess that your 103.8 was WDR 4 from the same site. What were they playing?
by Nick Gilly
11 Oct 2018 22:38
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: Platformb - Brighton
Replies: 9
Views: 211

Re: Platformb - Brighton

No. Code South is a pirate.

As for a waste of bandwidth, I coulldn't disagree more. Platform B is currently playing Afro disco/funk as I type this. Where on Heart/Smooth/Capital/More Radio would you hear this?
by Nick Gilly
10 Oct 2018 23:07
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: A bit of tropo 08/10/18
Replies: 25
Views: 457

Re: A bit of tropo 08/10/18

A few tropo highlights: https://app.box.com/s/z2b8xrmyv6ycfa6a0p03z5sa2e27xqm7 - 107.4 Radio Wuppertal Wuppertal 589 km 8.10.18 2227 UTC https://app.box.com/s/kkr1sxtlu88k5ah0uqjkldt73055ls82 - 106.6 Antenne Brandenburg Potsdam Pritzwalk 944 km PI D431 9.10.18 0621 UTC https://app.box.com/s/00o10fb2...
by Nick Gilly
09 Oct 2018 19:37
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: Platformb - Brighton
Replies: 9
Views: 211

Re: Platformb - Brighton

It's not a pirate. It's a community station:

https://radiotoday.co.uk/2016/07/six-ne ... -and-kent/

Sounds to me like it'll be well worth a listen.
by Nick Gilly
09 Oct 2018 17:39
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: A bit of tropo 08/10/18
Replies: 25
Views: 457

Re: A bit of tropo 08/10/18

Some excellent tropo last night and particularly this morning with the WDR, MDR and NDR regions of Germany in last night. This morning Belgium was very strong, particularly Liège, which was over 40 dBμV. A little later I came across Antenne Brandenberg on 106.6 which reached PI level, followed by 2 ...
by Nick Gilly
07 Oct 2018 21:28
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Es Cloud Developing @15.41 BST
Replies: 3
Views: 173

Re: Es Cloud Developing @15.41 BST

Band 2 Es from central/eastern/northern England being reported into Sweden.
by Nick Gilly
28 Sep 2018 20:10
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo Next Week?
Replies: 21
Views: 566

Re: Tropo Next Week?

This is the highlight from the tropo on Thursday morning, Radio Kiepenkerl on 107.4, 1 kW at 592 km:

https://app.box.com/s/32c1h8ouqlzawlg5sqi2sfavtadsjpoa
by Nick Gilly
27 Sep 2018 07:13
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo Next Week?
Replies: 21
Views: 566

Re: Tropo Next Week?

Good tropo here this morning towards the Netherlands and Germany. Best DX so far is Radio Kiepenkerl on 107.4.
by Nick Gilly
26 Sep 2018 18:18
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo Next Week?
Replies: 21
Views: 566

Re: Tropo Next Week?

Some tropo to Germany this morning e.g. Münster, Teutoburger Wald, Steinkimmen and Heide, plus big Brests and BBC Devon good on 103.4. Tropo rebuilding in the last hour or so with Teutoburger at fair levels and Brocken on 101.4. NE France is also well up with strong signals from Lille and Contact FM...
by Nick Gilly
23 Sep 2018 11:43
Forum: SDR Filesharing
Topic: Skegness Files 2016-01-01 (Au Es > FIN S NOR ISL)
Replies: 5
Views: 882

Re: Skegness Files 2016-01-01 (Au Es > FIN S NOR ISL)

I missed the opening on 1.1.16 but I have plenty of recordings from the 16.6.17 opening that Tim mentions. The band was open for much of the day, and I had Moscow on 87.9 (with PI code) and 88.7 towards the end of that day's activity.
by Nick Gilly
17 Sep 2018 23:48
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo SW France/Spain
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Tropo SW France/Spain

So far:

87.7 Euskadi Irratia
95.7 Radio Euskadi
100.5 France Bleu Gascogne up to fair levels
by Nick Gilly
16 Sep 2018 12:20
Forum: News
Topic: New community station for Southampton on 99.8
Replies: 0
Views: 72

New community station for Southampton on 99.8

It's Awaaz FM, for the Asian community. Signal strength is similar to Unity 101, i.e. weak but clear, so maybe from the same tx site.

Could be an interesting DX target.
by Nick Gilly
11 Sep 2018 17:52
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo - N France, Belgium, SW Germany
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: Tropo - N France, Belgium, SW Germany

Yes some decent tropo last night/this morning with Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, northern France from Lille across to Brest, and Spain logged (RNE Radio Clásica on 91.6 last night). Brest and Rennes were BIG signals this morning.
by Nick Gilly
01 Sep 2018 14:10
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: Season review
Replies: 18
Views: 476

Re: Season review

In a word: mediocre. Not a patch on 2017, which had that amazing 3 week spell in June. Most openings were in a southerly direction towards Spain and North Africa, with little activity to the east or NE. One of the Algerian openings did produce a less common tx site, Ouargla, as well as a couple of n...

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