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by PascalD
18 Mar 2020 13:26
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: MS pings in the last 90min
Replies: 17
Views: 562

Re: MS pings in the last 90min

Okay, fellow dxer's i wish for participating for your experiment but i have not acces for monitor the meteor scatter 24/7 because my work but when i am in the home okay why not. Have you recommendation for antenne ideal for meteor scatter i have read in various foums a dipole cut @ 98mhz is ok becau...
by PascalD
16 Mar 2020 21:44
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: It's back (?)
Replies: 12
Views: 1505

Re: It's back (?)

At this time the Skywaves chat room hors service

May be it has Coronavirus
by PascalD
09 Feb 2020 14:07
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Windy weekend
Replies: 21
Views: 1660

Re: Windy weekend

In the Ile de France we have now winds 130km/h i have not the concern for homebrew antenne i put down last night and instal indoors. I have concern for the 1.2m gregorian parabol because it vibrate violently non stop in the storm but not for now affect reception.

Good DX

Pascal
by PascalD
28 Jan 2020 07:56
Forum: Antennas
Topic: Korner 9.2 from Antennenland - in stock
Replies: 21
Views: 6504

Re: Korner 9.2 from Antennenland - in stock

Hello Franco, Yes a shame for antennenland stop delivery for the 9.2 so i decide for build a similar type antenne but not the quality and gain also front back ratio's the 9.2 achieve. The 8 element antenne i build is a ongoing project/ build which is now near completion but just a adjustment or two ...
by PascalD
22 Jan 2020 23:28
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Sony xdr F1HD heat problem solved
Replies: 1
Views: 168

Re: Sony xdr F1HD heat problem solved

Just for confirm since i have place the xdr f1hd on a USB 3x laptop ventilator plate since many days the sony does not get hot like before but remain cool when switched on for many hours. I also have note the problem 'wait' flashing display after sitch on also does not return so may be a possibilty ...
by PascalD
21 Jan 2020 06:30
Forum: Antennas
Topic: Korner 9.2 from Antennenland - in stock
Replies: 21
Views: 6504

Re: Korner 9.2 from Antennenland - in stock

Hello Franco, i have visit recent week last the antennenland shop online for the 9.2 and yes no stock but i see another model type 9.2 but also no post outside Germany

Bon Dx

Pascal

https://www.antennenland.net/3H-FM-9M19
by PascalD
21 Jan 2020 06:14
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: Tropo imminent - UK
Replies: 38
Views: 1767

Re: Tropo imminent - UK

No continental and UK scatter receive in the Ile de France since imminent event begin and this early morning i receive only strong - weak from with in France fm stations but distance environ 200 - 400km. The problem is most certainly the out door home brew antenne which can require more experiment B...
by PascalD
19 Jan 2020 22:01
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Sony xdr F1HD heat problem solved
Replies: 1
Views: 168

Sony xdr F1HD heat problem solved

Hello fellow dxers, I now resolve a problem for my sony xdr f1hd after it kept getting very warm even hot. I experiment many tests but no success but finally this morning i have a idea and it work. I put the xdr f1hd on a 6 euros 3x ventilator usb plate i have use for a laptop with similar hot prob...
by PascalD
07 Dec 2019 22:49
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: It's back (?)
Replies: 12
Views: 1505

Re: It's back (?)

Thank you Andy it now is back here also may be it was down for maintenance?

Good Dx

Pascal
by PascalD
07 Dec 2019 19:43
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: It's back (?)
Replies: 12
Views: 1505

Re: It's back (?)

Is the Chat room offline because i have difficulty accessing the service
https://status.discordapp.com/

Good Dx

Pascal
by PascalD
05 Dec 2019 23:18
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: Tropo 05/12/19 - France during national strike
Replies: 5
Views: 669

Re: Tropo 05/12/19 - France during national strike

Confirmation many France FM channels inclus Inter, Culture etc are not normal live programs but pre record because of the strikes here in France.

Good Dx

Pascal
by PascalD
05 Dec 2019 18:43
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: Tropo 05/12/19 - France during national strike
Replies: 5
Views: 669

Re: Tropo 05/12/19 - France during national strike

France Radio (Inter, Culture, Musique) etc are on Strikes since many days but infact all of France is on Strike against Macron's Retirement reforms which can mean the next generation of workers must work much longer for less retirement pay.

Good Dx

Pascal
by PascalD
06 Oct 2019 19:48
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: Draconids shower peaking 8-9 October
Replies: 7
Views: 1133

Re: Draconids shower peaking 8-9 October

Which type of antenne is best for the reception

1/2w dipole?
or
5 element yagi?

H or V polorization?

Good Dx Fellow Dxer/s

Pascal
by PascalD
06 Oct 2019 13:32
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: It's back (?)
Replies: 12
Views: 1505

Re: It's back (?)

Thanks Pascal. I am VERY relieved it is back as it very nearly wasn't. The chat room is not linked from the board directly, but that is something which needs attention. You can join here: https://discordapp.com/channels/584837629686710551/584837629695098963 Thankyou John I just visit and it looks g...
by PascalD
05 Oct 2019 23:28
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: It's back (?)
Replies: 12
Views: 1505

Re: It's back (?)

Hello John and good work bringing back the forum.
I never join the chat because my dx equipment is basic but is the service available because i do not see in the board list?

Good Dx

Pascal

Sony F1HD
Elad FDM 1 + PDC - FM
Airspy Mini
5x Element Experiment FM antenne
by PascalD
05 Oct 2019 23:15
Forum: Announcements
Topic: PLEASE READ: php error messages when making a new post
Replies: 12
Views: 969

Re: PLEASE READ: php error messages when making a new post

It is good the Skywaves dx group is open and much thanks for John and the team now i hope for reporting dx to compliment the good work you guy's have made :-)

Good DX

Pascal

Sony F1HD
Elad FDM 1 + PDC FM
Airspy Mini
5x element experiment antenne fm
by PascalD
30 Sep 2019 09:46
Forum: Announcements
Topic: PLEASE READ: php error messages when making a new post
Replies: 12
Views: 969

Re: PLEASE READ: php error messages when making a new post

Hello John i just post new topic and also receive the same message to PFM907

My post was allowed but i do not understand why the error message appear?

Good DX

Pascal
by PascalD
30 Sep 2019 09:42
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Old News But Maybe The Future?
Replies: 0
Views: 335

Old News But Maybe The Future?

I was google searching for Dutch fm tx's and found this old article and google translated for French and understand better therefore is UK fm switch-off very near and will fm dxers antenne/ radio-tuner equipment become obsolete similar to the analogue cathode tv receivers :o https://www.dailymail.co...

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