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by John Faulkner, Skegness
24 May 2019 10:11
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Romanian Es top of band only
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Re: Romanian Es top of band only

Romanian Es back now, bottom of band.
by John Faulkner, Skegness
24 May 2019 10:08
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Romanian Es top of band only
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Romanian Es top of band only

Romanian Es top of band ONLY! Weird, but this just happened. Nothing below 105. The only ID I caught was Radio Romania Actualitati on 105.0. Lasted a minute or two. Fair signals but no RDS.
by John Faulkner, Skegness
24 May 2019 09:35
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: 93.6 Stadsradio Vlaanderen RSL
Replies: 0
Views: 26

93.6 Stadsradio Vlaanderen RSL

I have been receiving a Dutch station on 93.6. I thought it was a pirate station at first, but it appears to be a temporary station operating for the Antwerp Book Festival between May 23 and 26. The image on their website shows various transmitters. This signal is noise free on peak but flutters in ...
by John Faulkner, Skegness
24 May 2019 09:31
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Early start for Es 24/05/2019
Replies: 25
Views: 133

Re: Early start for Es 24/05/2019

Algerians BOB. (Bottom Of the Band)
by John Faulkner, Skegness
23 May 2019 21:36
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: FT8 on 6m. Vertical or Horizontal?
Replies: 1
Views: 34

FT8 on 6m. Vertical or Horizontal?

As we are getting closer to the peak of the E season, I thought I would set up an FT8 receiving station on 6m as an early propagation warning. Do FT8 users transmit in H or V? I hear it's horizontal, but surely it would be better to use a vertical, therefore becoming omni-directional for more world-...
by John Faulkner, Skegness
23 May 2019 15:16
Forum: John Faulkner, Skegness
Topic: Skegness Log: 2015-06-21
Replies: 4
Views: 818

Re: Skegness Log: 2015-06-21

Thank you PFM. Will update shortly.
by John Faulkner, Skegness
23 May 2019 15:15
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: FM Band is all Dutch hear
Replies: 9
Views: 165

Re: FM Band is all Dutch hear

There were very good signals from Belgium here yesterday afternoon, but I had to go out so no DXing done. :(
by John Faulkner, Skegness
20 May 2019 22:05
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Es season opening in Latvia
Replies: 28
Views: 1579

Re: Es season opening in Latvia

PFM907 wrote:
16 Apr 2019 10:01
Well, could be a Canadian Goose as well... :D

This is amazing! Only this afternoon I was walking near the sea front, looking at .... yes, Canada geese! :)
by John Faulkner, Skegness
20 May 2019 12:04
Forum: John Faulkner, Skegness
Topic: Skegness Log: 2016-08-02 (Es: TUR Baltics Balkans, etc.)
Replies: 3
Views: 536

Re: Skegness Log: 2016-08-02 (Es: TUR Baltics Balkans, etc.)

All logs updated Rolands. Thank you again for your help.
by John Faulkner, Skegness
20 May 2019 11:14
Forum: John Faulkner, Skegness
Topic: Skegness Log: 2019-05-11 (MW: Transatlantic)
Replies: 0
Views: 50

Skegness Log: 2019-05-11 (MW: Transatlantic)

1510 0223 PRU Radio Alegría, Arequipa (are) Thanks to Thomas Nilsson and Matthias Gatzke for help with the ID. Weak 10306 km ** 1470 0300 PRU OAU6E Radio Victoria, Arequipa (are) 1469.9507 with Radio De Arequipa ID Weak 10306 km ** ** Personal First John Faulkner, Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd. 1m...
by John Faulkner, Skegness
20 May 2019 11:13
Forum: John Faulkner, Skegness
Topic: Skegness Log: 2019-05-03 (MW: Transatlantic)
Replies: 0
Views: 23

Skegness Log: 2019-05-03 (MW: Transatlantic)

1390 0325 USA WSPO Charleston SC YL with ID at 03:25:04 on 1390.0035 - with a slight wobble. Playing soulful music. Weak 6535 km ** 1440 0406 PRU Radio Solar, Espinar (cus) OM announcement, ID and mention of Espinar. 1510.0123 (Drifts a little) V weak 10151 km ** ** Personal First John Faulkner, Sk...
by John Faulkner, Skegness
20 May 2019 11:13
Forum: John Faulkner, Skegness
Topic: Skegness Log: 2019-05-01 (MW: Transatlantic)
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Skegness Log: 2019-05-01 (MW: Transatlantic)

1510 0425 USA WFAI Salem NJ OM Faith 15-10 ID 04:25:15. Offset is 1510.0028. V weak 5719 km ** ** Personal First John Faulkner, Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd. 1m ASL Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.com YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/g1vvp Vimeo Channel: https://vimeo.com/skegnessdx...
by John Faulkner, Skegness
20 May 2019 11:12
Forum: John Faulkner, Skegness
Topic: Skegness Log: 2019-04-23 (MW: Transatlantic)
Replies: 0
Views: 23

Skegness Log: 2019-04-23 (MW: Transatlantic)

1510 0344 USA KCKK Littleton CO Numerous 93-7 The Rock IDs around 0300-0400. "I love 93-7 The Rock" at 03:44:40. Clear and dominant. Weak 7442 km 1350 0356 USA WOYK York PA 03:56:17 13-50 WOYK ID. ESPN flavour. Offset is 1349.9993. V weak 5780 km ** 1350 0414 USA KRNT Des Moines IA ESPN Sportsradio...
by John Faulkner, Skegness
20 May 2019 11:09
Forum: John Faulkner, Skegness
Topic: Skegness Log: 2019-04-05 (MW: Transatlantic)
Replies: 0
Views: 21

Skegness Log: 2019-04-05 (MW: Transatlantic)

1510 0500 EQA Radio Naval, Guayaquil (gua) Heard between 04:50 and 05:20 with time signal, music and announcements. V weak 9553 km ** ** Personal First John Faulkner, Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd. 1m ASL Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.com YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/g1vvp Vime...
by John Faulkner, Skegness
20 May 2019 11:08
Forum: John Faulkner, Skegness
Topic: Skegness Log: 2019-03-30 (MW: Transatlantic)
Replies: 0
Views: 20

Skegness Log: 2019-03-30 (MW: Transatlantic)

1470 0534 USA WVOL Berry Hill TN. ID at 05:34:33. Back to back Gospel V weak 6693 km ** ** Personal First John Faulkner, Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd. 1m ASL Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.com YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/g1vvp Vimeo Channel: https://vimeo.com/skegnessdx Receiv...
by John Faulkner, Skegness
19 May 2019 21:56
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Car insurance after getting a dashcam
Replies: 2
Views: 65

Re: Car insurance after getting a dashcam

Not heard of that, but you can sometimes get cheaper insurance my adding an additional driver who is more mature in years and who also has a clean licence. For the last two years, I had a black box under my bonnet, courtesy of Hastings Smartmiles. It resulted in my having to pay no more than £198 fo...
by John Faulkner, Skegness
17 May 2019 20:43
Forum: Unidentified?
Topic: UNID on 1350
Replies: 3
Views: 62

Re: UNID on 1350

Radio Buenos Aires fools me regularly.
by John Faulkner, Skegness
17 May 2019 20:42
Forum: Unidentified?
Topic: Ramadan RSL 87.7
Replies: 4
Views: 163

Re: Ramadan RSL 87.7

Wow! Oldham would be incredible as it's over teh Pennines.

Will phone you as and when I get it again and we can check for //. Thanks Tim.

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