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by PascalD
06 Oct 2019 19:48
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: Draconids shower peaking 8-9 October
Replies: 7
Views: 630

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: 5
Views: 472

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: 5
Views: 472

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: 482

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: 482

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: 159

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...
by PascalD
06 Sep 2019 12:28
Forum: SDR Receivers
Topic: ElAD FDM S1
Replies: 4
Views: 276

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: 275

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 (FM)
Topic: Possible tropo on Sunday and Monday
Replies: 12
Views: 665

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: 202

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: 202

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: 193

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: 193

Unkown FM DX receive today

Hello,

I have received this RDS this afternoon but do not find in fm list
FM Station Inconnu 11/08/2019
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: 276

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: 870

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: 870

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: 330

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: 330

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...

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