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by Tim Bucknall
22 Sep 2018 15:19
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Tropo Next Week?
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Tropo Next Week?

I have an overnighter planned for 26th, cross your fingers
by Tim Bucknall
22 Sep 2018 11:51
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: Hot 92.0, West Midlands
Replies: 6
Views: 203

Re: Hot 92.0, West Midlands

good info, tnx BP obviously the "stealing listeners" thing is a lie , i'm glad we don't have that rule over here (as far as i know) my idea of hell would be a totally sterile band with no surprises, i love going to london and tuning the pirates of course i sympathise with knob twiddler and his lack ...
by Tim Bucknall
21 Sep 2018 19:04
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: Hot 92.0, West Midlands
Replies: 6
Views: 203

Re: Hot 92.0, West Midlands

Do ofcock work purely on complaints or do they cruise around all day df'ing pirates?

In the states the legal stations do the monitoring then the contact the FCC and say "station X is stealing our listeners"
by Tim Bucknall
21 Sep 2018 16:26
Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
Topic: 1440 - 15/09
Replies: 5
Views: 93

Re: 1440 - 15/09

11440 is the HF//

while its still free try for AFN Korea with 2 txs on 1439.993 & 1440.011 (via Mauno Ritola)


please also have a look round 1440.026 before the channel is full ;-)
by Tim Bucknall
20 Sep 2018 15:54
Forum: SDR Filesharing
Topic: Skegness Files 2016-01-01 (Au Es > FIN S NOR ISL)
Replies: 3
Views: 645

Re: Skegness Files 2016-01-01 (Au Es > FIN S NOR ISL)

92.1 YLEX 6202 92.4 swedish om 92.5 "the heat is on" 92.5 unid phone interview 92.6 YLEX //92.1 92.8 YLEX 92.8 classical SR p2? not in at same time as 92.0 so can't check // 92.9 more unid classical no // 93.0 heavy metal "in deaths embrace by dimmi borgir" seems //91.6 93.0 bad girls by donna summe...
by Tim Bucknall
20 Sep 2018 15:33
Forum: SDR Filesharing
Topic: Skegness Files 2016-01-01 (Au Es > FIN S NOR ISL)
Replies: 3
Views: 645

Re: Skegness Files 2016-01-01 (Au Es > FIN S NOR ISL)

0103 87.6 someone playing black hole sun by soundgarden, very brief 87.7 YLE YKSI xf dance pop playing largo new world symphony (hovis bread music!) 87.8 unid playing J-LO "On the floor" 87.8 EE report from Brazil "right now the weather is warm, we also celebrate ?? we also celebrate xmas like the c...
by Tim Bucknall
20 Sep 2018 14:01
Forum: SDR Filesharing
Topic: Skegness Files 2016-01-03 (Es: Ankara, Turkey)
Replies: 3
Views: 771

Re: Skegness Files 2016-01-03 (Es: Ankara, Turkey)

i'd be really annoyed if you got Turkey our of season
the contract you signed with the ionosphere said only auroral e's in January!
by Tim Bucknall
19 Sep 2018 20:48
Forum: SDR Filesharing
Topic: Skegness Files 2016-01-03 (Es: Ankara, Turkey)
Replies: 3
Views: 771

Re: Skegness Files 2016-01-03 (Es: Ankara, Turkey)

january 3rd? is the date correct?
by Tim Bucknall
19 Sep 2018 13:34
Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
Topic: US "Talking House Transmitters ( 100 milliwatts)
Replies: 5
Views: 106

Re: US "Talking House Transmitters ( 100 milliwatts)

Thanks, despite the instructions saying go as high as you can up the band for best swr on such a short aerial the unit is much happier lower down. Plus as you say I hadn't sufficiently considered the coverage of most radios I've settled on 1440 until the planned Danish station appears. Then I'll hop...
by Tim Bucknall
19 Sep 2018 07:45
Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
Topic: This Evening's Orientals
Replies: 13
Views: 170

Re: This Evening's Orientals

I set up in the greenhouse with tuneable loop and sangaen ATS 505 (tecsun was still charging) Last night and heard 1521 CRI 1755-ish utc with the usual cc Mx prior to toth. TWN 1098 1833ut occasional peaks over pres. Slovakia minority SVC I didn't expect the Coventry CR on 1521 to be as much of a pr...
by Tim Bucknall
18 Sep 2018 09:39
Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
Topic: This Evening's Orientals
Replies: 13
Views: 170

Re: This Evening's Orientals

i'll try the garden, good idea
by Tim Bucknall
17 Sep 2018 09:56
Forum: Short Wave Broadcast Bands
Topic: How good SW might sound like...
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: How good SW might sound like...

agreed, i wonder how much of the music the station themselves actually produces since i can't imagine all these Iranian versions of top 40 songs were produced in the country Farda & Sawa have a really distinctive sound, I identified sawa just from some weak music on one of Walt Salimanovs dx recordi...
by Tim Bucknall
17 Sep 2018 09:54
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Early TA This Evening
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Re: Early TA This Evening

good sign tnx
by Tim Bucknall
16 Sep 2018 12:00
Forum: News
Topic: Oulton Park LPFM on today 15/9/18
Replies: 4
Views: 53

Re: Oulton Park LPFM on today 15/9/18

midday sign on with px fyi
by Tim Bucknall
16 Sep 2018 11:25
Forum: News
Topic: Oulton Park LPFM on today 15/9/18
Replies: 4
Views: 53

Re: Oulton Park LPFM on today 15/9/18

now radiating blank carrier 87.70036, go get it chaps!
by Tim Bucknall
16 Sep 2018 09:22
Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
Topic: This Evening's Orientals
Replies: 13
Views: 170

Re: This Evening's Orientals

well done, and condx not even that good according to Mauno
by Tim Bucknall
16 Sep 2018 08:20
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: BBC R3's here and now, succumbed to self parody?
Replies: 0
Views: 38

BBC R3's here and now, succumbed to self parody?

Just listen to the first "performance" in last night's edition (via BBC listen again) :lol: Can you ever imagine thinking ,oh I fancy listening to that? Maybe if you had some unwanted guests... It consists of wierd vocalisations, "my grandparents didn't have chickens and they didn't lay eggs" Last w...
by Tim Bucknall
15 Sep 2018 19:50
Forum: News
Topic: Oulton Park LPFM on today 15/9/18
Replies: 4
Views: 53

Re: Oulton Park LPFM on today 15/9/18

ha! it seemed weaker to me, i guess they've changed the directional pattern.

so weak infact that at first i actually wondered if it was Donnington
by Tim Bucknall
15 Sep 2018 14:19
Forum: News
Topic: Oulton Park LPFM on today 15/9/18
Replies: 4
Views: 53

Oulton Park LPFM on today 15/9/18

..in case anyone wanted to catch it

tx is exhibiting a very slow drift curve

i believe some of the other other race tracks have already finished their broadcast year so it should be easy to confirm that you're receiving Oulton
by Tim Bucknall
15 Sep 2018 10:24
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Music Newly Discovered
Replies: 55
Views: 11329

Re: Music Newly Discovered

Mail call! IMG_20180915_101722.jpg IMG_20180915_101719.jpg IMG_20180915_101715.jpg What could be in a box like this? IMG_20180915_101838.jpg Yup Miles was an influence on dub, check out his track recollections. Anyway during the 70s his US label didn't understand his music but the Japanese totally g...

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