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by Tim Bucknall
05 Jun 2021 11:34
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Going to St Margaret's Bay Holiday Park in East Kent Next week what FM signals to look out for?
Replies: 9
Views: 934

Re: Going to St Margaret's Bay Holiday Park in East Kent Next week what FM signals to look out for?

wtf was that on 107.0? (the groaning guy) 106.0 probably Tournai, Belgium looks like you had a bit of Sporadic E happening, Arabic on 105.4 , i think you tuned off just as the jingle was starting 105.0, don't recognise that ident at all looks like the location had great potential for a serious bands...
by Tim Bucknall
05 Jun 2021 11:21
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Going to St Margaret's Bay Holiday Park in East Kent Next week what FM signals to look out for?
Replies: 9
Views: 934

Re: Going to St Margaret's Bay Holiday Park in East Kent Next week what FM signals to look out for?

eastangliauk wrote: 27 May 2021 21:47 And why de Dover Meriden go so well in North Essex but you can't get Anglia news here in Kent?
Sandy Heath is co-channel with Lille and Crystal Palace i think
so nothing decodes
by Tim Bucknall
05 Jun 2021 11:18
Forum: Propagation
Topic: Sp- E distances.
Replies: 1
Views: 578

Re: Sp- E distances.

very interesting
thanks Paul
by Tim Bucknall
19 Apr 2021 10:35
Forum: SDR Receivers
Topic: Elad S3 has finally arrived!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1820

Re: Elad S3 has finally arrived!!

The oirt issue kind of nobbles one of the main attractions for me
So how low could i go in 24mhz mode?
by Tim Bucknall
13 Apr 2021 10:33
Forum: News
Topic: Lincs FM to become Greatest Hits Radio
Replies: 1
Views: 594

Re: Lincs FM to become Greatest Hits Radio

Someone told me working for lincs fm was like being in a cult

Wonder how the redundant presenters will fare in the real world
by Tim Bucknall
08 Apr 2021 09:38
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: 88.8 fm south east coast
Replies: 3
Views: 1672

Re: 88.8 fm south east coast

Still on?
by Tim Bucknall
07 Apr 2021 15:28
Forum: News
Topic: UK Analog shutdown delayed till 2032
Replies: 17
Views: 1962

Re: UK Analog shutdown delayed till 2032

Lets do it!!
by Tim Bucknall
31 Mar 2021 18:13
Forum: News
Topic: Unity Radio 92.8 Manchester tech probs = DX window!
Replies: 0
Views: 671

Unity Radio 92.8 Manchester tech probs = DX window!

they're currently radiating an unstable blank carrier centered on 92.79884
should be very easy to detect in cw mode at big distances,
go vertical and beam at manchester and let me know how far its getting
by Tim Bucknall
31 Mar 2021 18:11
Forum: News
Topic: Any unusual radio signals heard as a result of meteor exploding over the Bristol Channel??
Replies: 1
Views: 552

Re: Any unusual radio signals heard as a result of meteor exploding over the Bristol Channel??

really sorry no one was recording at the time it would have been very interesting i used to record mornings but kind of burned myself out with meteor dxing even back then i probably wouldn't have been recording at 14:50 outside the e season i just looked at FM list's log book, it doesn't seem like a...
by Tim Bucknall
31 Mar 2021 16:40
Forum: News
Topic: UK Analog shutdown delayed till 2032
Replies: 17
Views: 1962

Re: UK Analog shutdown delayed till 2032

With plug ins improving we’ll be able to remove most annoying locals soon anyway When Norway turned off the big txs we didn’t suddenly see Norwegian dxers getting amazing dx so I’m indifferent about this news. Switzerland will be an interesting test case for shut down Further south than us and with ...
by Tim Bucknall
31 Mar 2021 09:48
Forum: News
Topic: UK Analog shutdown delayed till 2032
Replies: 17
Views: 1962

Re: UK Analog shutdown delayed till 2032

absolutely medium wave will go sooner
It’s expensive to operate and listenership is falling
Government hasn’t given up on DAB yet and DAB services are still in the terms of the commercial licenses so ditching medium wave is the only cost cutting measure left
by Tim Bucknall
31 Mar 2021 05:39
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: 87.7 Manchester area all day. House Of Silk DJ S
Replies: 16
Views: 3189

Re: 87.7 Manchester area all day. House Of Silk DJ S

Base FM has moved to 100.0 Info via Andy Webster I don’t hear it anymore as my Aerial is designed for max resonance at the bottom of the band I had a wander round the garden with a portable but 100.0 was totally owned by Classic FM from North Hessary Tor (tropo conditions) Anyway good luck to them. ...
by Tim Bucknall
31 Mar 2021 05:27
Forum: News
Topic: UK Analog shutdown delayed till 2032
Replies: 17
Views: 1962

UK Analog shutdown delayed till 2032

Info heard on BBC Radio Tees a couple of nights ago I don’t know whether to be happy or sad Obviously it’s nice to know we have another 10 years to dx domestic tropo But i was secretly hoping for an empty band so we could hear multi-hop from exotic places in the developing world I’m sure the commerc...
by Tim Bucknall
29 Mar 2021 13:48
Forum: News
Topic: Bosnia Analog still on
Replies: 10
Views: 1426

Bosnia Analog still on

E6 could be a possible tx target if we get a high MUF this summer "Hello Tim, Yes, analog signals continue to be active in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Some of the stronger transmitters had to reduce their power because of interference, but some are going strong like they always used to. I can still...
by Tim Bucknall
17 Mar 2021 09:24
Forum: Unidentified?
Topic: 87.6 German (small IQ file) from 2019 perseids
Replies: 0
Views: 514

87.6 German (small IQ file) from 2019 perseids

Gentlemen, I'm filling the endless hours of lockdown by revisiting old IQ files I have a German unid on 87.6 , any help with accent or content would be appreciated https://mega.nz/file/tjxykDxY#kT71OvVFYChixPh5m9nUTLKAALKDubC_EGDzVyZnP2Q the file is centred on 87.75 or 87.8 for orientation i have a ...
by Tim Bucknall
03 Mar 2021 13:31
Forum: Unidentified?
Topic: France Culture 98.6, accidental Relay? 1/3/21
Replies: 0
Views: 625

France Culture 98.6, accidental Relay? 1/3/21

Thanks to Lucas Gallone for matching my recording to France Culture's podcast but he suggests, and i agree, that conditions were not adequate to support reception of the 200watt tx at Amplepuis at 929km so its probably accidental pick up I suspect Chesterfield, which is fed off air from Sutton Coldf...
by Tim Bucknall
11 Feb 2021 11:29
Forum: News
Topic: Chesterfield BBC R2 89.0 lost feed ?
Replies: 0
Views: 1206

Chesterfield BBC R2 89.0 lost feed ?

i have a strong stereo blank carrier peaking towards Chesterfield
not much else it could be really...

if its C'field then theres 2 more radio 2 txs on the channel, 1 is obvs Bilsdale
the other must be either blundson or churchdown hill as i get those tx on other freqs
by Tim Bucknall
15 Jan 2021 16:56
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: 87.7 Manchester area all day. House Of Silk DJ S
Replies: 16
Views: 3189

Re: 87.7 Manchester area all day. House Of Silk DJ S

audio has improved somewhat and it now actually sounds like a radio broadcast and not a faulty PSU

it seems horizontally polarised oddly
by Tim Bucknall
07 Jan 2021 18:34
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: 87.7 Manchester area all day. House Of Silk DJ S
Replies: 16
Views: 3189

Re: 87.7 Manchester area all day. House Of Silk DJ S

strong but terrible distorted mess around 87.7 when beamed at Manchester
i'm astonished anyone has identified anything

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