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by Tim Bucknall
17 Dec 2018 16:34
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: What is tolerated in your country?
Replies: 8
Views: 270

Re: What is tolerated in your country?

sadly 97.5/94.0 is now blocked so i can't say if these microbroadcasters are still on, i guess if not officially tolerated we should say: they managed to operate 24/7 for many years without drawing attention to themselves or annoying anyone into making a complaint - theres a good lesson in there the...
by Tim Bucknall
17 Dec 2018 12:49
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: CRI Japanese Relay 7325
Replies: 2
Views: 74

Re: CRI Japanese Relay 7325

Weak carrier level in the centre of England on xhdata portable, deep qsb

I guess site for broadcast to Japan is Changchun?

Try for 1323 from same site if your local noise level allows
by Tim Bucknall
17 Dec 2018 10:17
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: What is tolerated in your country?
Replies: 8
Views: 270

Re: What is tolerated in your country?

officially: nothing except I-Trip/LPFM txs in practise, i don't think they care about AM. in 1995 i ran a 1 watt tx most of the year until the tx burned out. Today they care even less about protecting AM i tried making a noise complaint about AM and OFCOM were hopeless,plus they want to encourage pe...
by Tim Bucknall
16 Dec 2018 11:59
Forum: Tim Bucknall, Congleton
Topic: 7th December canaries to Algeria tropo
Replies: 0
Views: 38

7th December canaries to Algeria tropo

Highlight, 91.3 chaine 2 1558km

Full Jandia bandscan on Fmlist now including lots of unlisted Moroccan tx
by Tim Bucknall
27 Nov 2018 10:43
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: 1230 CFFB Iqaluit, North-west Territories, now!
Replies: 3
Views: 200

Re: 1230 CFFB Iqaluit, North-west Territories, now!

interesting 1230 appeared here the evening before Alaska 680 reached all over Northern England (2008?)
it was 4 days later in the year i think

could be a good sign
by Tim Bucknall
14 Nov 2018 18:31
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: My father died this morning
Replies: 16
Views: 560

Re: My father died this morning

thank you everyone,
here's a photo of us dxing on the Lleyn Peninsular
mum liked it so much, we're putting it on the back cover of the programme for his memorial service
back_cover_photo.jpg
by Tim Bucknall
12 Nov 2018 03:22
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: My father died this morning
Replies: 16
Views: 560

My father died this morning

everyone of you who knew him would be welcome at the memorial service but i understand you live a long way away and its not practical
, contact me for details

Peter Wilson, you have no idea how much those stamps meant to him, he was so grateful to you
by Tim Bucknall
05 Nov 2018 15:00
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: mobile DX gear for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 174

mobile DX gear for sale

Now nobody in the family is well enough to drive I have no use for these Triple base magmount for CB whip- used only twice! If you can collect I might let you have it free, otherwise make me an offer that includes postage costs for a heavy item Reuter electronic rdr pocket standalone sdr All mode 0-...
by Tim Bucknall
05 Nov 2018 14:31
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Why are so many members hiding behind pseudonyms?
Replies: 3
Views: 406

Re: Why are so many members hiding behind pseudonyms?

Great thread,
As bad as pseudonyms are the Lack of qth annoys me even more than the pseudonym.
Logs without locations are useless. With everything I've got going on I just can't remember where everyone lives especially when people have similar handles like "fmdxer
by Tim Bucknall
05 Nov 2018 14:24
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo 5/11/18
Replies: 5
Views: 430

Re: Tropo 5/11/18

Not reaching me
by Tim Bucknall
03 Nov 2018 11:09
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo 25/10/18
Replies: 74
Views: 2323

Re: Tropo 25/10/18

"Edit: The audio is not distorted even using IF bandwidth as low as 40 kHz."
thats normal for Germany ;-)
by Tim Bucknall
28 Oct 2018 07:24
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo 25/10/18
Replies: 74
Views: 2323

Re: Tropo 25/10/18

Wow! Well done JJ!

1372km is close to my record from home with a log periodic on rooftop rotator etc
by Tim Bucknall
26 Oct 2018 17:02
Forum: News
Topic: Llangollen 91.1 changing from Radio 3 to Radio Wales
Replies: 37
Views: 1706

Re: Llangollen 91.1 changing from Radio 3 to Radio Wales

good point, no i'm no longer sure about llanfyllin, i can't hear 95.7 anymore! it used to be on demand here like Llandinam i guess i have a new dx freq but i will kind of miss it 95.7 used to reach the East Midlands under flat condx btw! edit: weak brf peak on 95.7 at 1556ut //104.3 , wow so the dif...
by Tim Bucknall
25 Oct 2018 17:33
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo 25/10/18
Replies: 74
Views: 2323

Re: Tropo 25/10/18

interesting, i had decibel on 87.8 instead
French big guns all gone now

too tired to look for weak ducting now
by Tim Bucknall
25 Oct 2018 17:32
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo - Ireland
Replies: 30
Views: 1008

Re: Tropo - Ireland

Thanks DXRF, bloody good catch down there
by Tim Bucknall
25 Oct 2018 16:25
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Swiss Tropo
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: Swiss Tropo

On my way home, anything still in?
by Tim Bucknall
25 Oct 2018 11:53
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Swiss Tropo
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: Swiss Tropo

Typical timing
Going to visit Dad in the hospice all afternoon.
log one for me guys
Good luck everyone
by Tim Bucknall
25 Oct 2018 10:31
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo - Ireland
Replies: 30
Views: 1008

Re: Tropo - Ireland

That's correct,
Nice catch
by Tim Bucknall
25 Oct 2018 07:39
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo 25/10/18
Replies: 74
Views: 2323

Re: Tropo 25/10/18

100 watt France info on 106.4!
getting close to the German border so maybe i'll see some Germans soon
by Tim Bucknall
25 Oct 2018 05:44
Forum: News
Topic: Llangollen 91.1 changing from Radio 3 to Radio Wales
Replies: 37
Views: 1706

Re: Llangollen 91.1 changing from Radio 3 to Radio Wales

i'm really confused now Chris, if 91.5 is radio wales it m ust be Rhymney and if 93.7 is in at the same time thats likely the same tx

Haverford freqs not co channel with Rhymney : 102.5, 95.9

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