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by PascalD
06 Sep 2019 12:28
Forum: SDR Receivers
Topic: ElAD FDM S1
Replies: 4
Views: 128

Re: ElAD FDM S1

Hello, In a local Cash Express boutique there is a elad fdm s1 for sale 80 euros and is this a good sdr for buying? I have a airspy mini and ask if the fdm s1 is a better SDR for fm dx? I search for elad fdm s2 but the price is expensive for a novice fm dxer who dx's only occasionaly. Good DX Pasca...
by PascalD
26 Aug 2019 19:20
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: UK New Late August Bank Holiday temperature record
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Re: UK New Late August Bank Holiday temperature record

This afternoon in l'hay les roses has been 34.3°C and for tomorrow much warmer @ 36°C and remaining the same until thursday this week. Are such conditions ideal for fm dx because i hear only local fm upto 150Km distant for a dipole and the antenne i try build is non performant so i must go professio...
by PascalD
24 Aug 2019 10:45
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Possible tropo on Sunday and Monday
Replies: 12
Views: 383

Re: Possible tropo on Sunday and Monday

Later on today i will have completed a 6 element telescopic FM antenne home design/ assembley and hopefully it will be good for FM DXing this tropo occasion

Good Dx Fello Dxers

Pascal
by PascalD
13 Aug 2019 22:44
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Perseid Shower Question
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Perseid Shower Question

Thank you John, i will have soon a fm antenne with 5 elements and possible a elad fdm s1 but to late for the perseids which i try for fm but receive nothing vers this dx phenomena. I will visit a local cash express boutique tomorrow for a elad sdr if it is still available and if not the xdr f1hd i a...
by PascalD
12 Aug 2019 18:44
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Perseid Shower Question
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Perseid Shower Question

Hello,

For receiving the coming Perseid Meteor Shower on fm what is the best simple setup also is it possible for reception with a dipole vertical or horizontal indoor this evening, we expect very strong winds and the dipole is fragile.

Good DX

Pascal
by PascalD
11 Aug 2019 17:48
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: Unkown FM DX receive today
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: Unkown FM DX receive today

Hello Nick and thank you for the reference, At this time i also receive reception from Morocco Medi 1 but it not last very long maybe just less 5 minutes. My antenne fm installation is a very limited only dipole centered for 98MHz connected to a TGN UNLA 3018 UKW amplifier. Good DX Pascal nb: The TG...
by PascalD
11 Aug 2019 17:06
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: Unkown FM DX receive today
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Unkown FM DX receive today

Hello,

I have received this RDS this afternoon but do not find in fm list
Inconnu 11-08-2019.jpg
FM Station Inconnu 11/08/2019
Good DX

Pascal
by PascalD
10 Aug 2019 19:15
Forum: SDR Receivers
Topic: ElAD FDM S1
Replies: 4
Views: 128

ElAD FDM S1

Hello, In a local Cash Express boutique there is a elad fdm s1 for sale 80 euros and is this a good sdr for buying? I have a airspy mini and ask if the fdm s1 is a better SDR for fm dx? I search for elad fdm s2 but the price is expensive for a novice fm dxer who dx's only occasionaly. Good DX Pascal
by PascalD
31 Jul 2019 11:05
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Sony F1HD radio
Replies: 6
Views: 731

Re: Sony F1HD radio

You have got an absolute bargain for 25 euros! Yes i think this can be true but how it is working a friend who repaired it does not know because he say interieur was a wiring mess, but now i do not complain. The photo show the sony working and display 100.9 France Bleu Orleans which can receive her...
by PascalD
28 Jul 2019 15:23
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Sony F1HD radio
Replies: 6
Views: 731

Re: Sony F1HD radio

It sounds like an attempted modification has been made. If you do the Konrad modification with the add-on Seeeduino board and turn on the unit without the usb connection to a computer the radio will just hang flashing "wait". Assuming there is no add-on Seeduino board then you need to look in side ...
by PascalD
27 Jul 2019 16:42
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: TGN Technology UNLA 3018
Replies: 2
Views: 266

Re: TGN Technology UNLA 3018

Stuart i am much impressed with this amplifier i contact TGN friday and ask if i can order a amplifier covering only 6/4m band and not other frequencies they reply yes and will be in a metal box equivalent to the ULNA3018 but of course spec's different and cost 114 euros inclus poste. They inform i ...
by PascalD
27 Jul 2019 16:23
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: TGN Technology UNLA 3018
Replies: 2
Views: 266

TGN Technology UNLA 3018

I have been experimenting with a TGN Technology UNLA 3018 fm amplifier i receive 10 days before and much impressed with the performance this week. In use with a dipole & airspy mini sdr consolefrench stations from up to 250km have been received also much further Italy 107.8 occasional reception also...
by PascalD
27 Jul 2019 16:05
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: How hot is at your location
Replies: 22
Views: 817

Re: How hot is at your location

Thankyou John for that URL site i will have a visit because i have become fascinated with lightening because i think they can have some affect for dx conditions? And for your comment concerning complaining about the weather just 2 weeks ago on the french news it was a report for vineyards because ce...
by PascalD
27 Jul 2019 14:55
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: How hot is at your location
Replies: 22
Views: 817

Re: How hot is at your location

Yes John the french we like to complain but i tell my friends in the Café this morning that in 5 months we still complain for the weather because it will be winter and very cold. Now the old people and persons who suffer bad health also expectant mothers are all advised for combat the rare extreme w...
by PascalD
27 Jul 2019 13:56
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: How hot is at your location
Replies: 22
Views: 817

Re: How hot is at your location

I learn this morning in my local café that thursday last during our hottest day 42°C the Paris suburb rail services was affected because rail lines were becoming disfigured from the heat and in some parts of northern france tarmac melt, mdr. So it is not only UK which suffer from extreme meteo condi...
by PascalD
25 Jul 2019 20:11
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: How hot is at your location
Replies: 22
Views: 817

Re: How hot is at your location

This afternoon i visit friends in Pontoise 41.5°C but l'hay les roses touch 42°C a record for the town for this July day and now this evening a humide thunder 36°C

Good Dx fellow Dxers

Pascal
by PascalD
24 Jul 2019 23:14
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: How hot is at your location
Replies: 22
Views: 817

How hot is at your location

Today Paris also suburbs will have 41 - 42°C :shock: so how hot for your location? Also can it be possible for a good dx by tropospheric conditions during this high pressure disappear?

Good Dxing fellow Dxers

Pascal
by PascalD
24 Jul 2019 11:01
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Greece and Balkans into Kent (JO01ji)
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Re: Greece and Balkans into Kent (JO01ji)

Nothing here in the Ile de France I think the sporadic E signals are melting because of the hot weather before reaching my dipole

Good Dx fellow dxers

Pascal
by PascalD
23 Jul 2019 19:06
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Dipole fm question
Replies: 1
Views: 139

Re: Dipole fm question

Correction concerning Sporadic E no reception. For the first time this summer i have received @20:00 this evening
Italie 92.3
Espagne 107.9

Pascal
by PascalD
23 Jul 2019 19:02
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: ES 23/07/19
Replies: 9
Views: 461

Re: ES 23/07/19

Italie 92.3 & Espagne 107.9 now receive in l'hay les roses @ 20:00hrs?

Good Dxing

Pascal

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