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by Tim Bucknall
15 Jul 2018 09:47
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: TA FM NOW **********
Replies: 43
Views: 694

Re: TA FM NOW **********

sporadic e frequency falls off as you get further north so the north atlantic path is a sod
by Tim Bucknall
14 Jul 2018 16:22
Forum: News
Topic: Eight Ukrainian radio stations to broadcast to the annexed Crimea
Replies: 0
Views: 26

Eight Ukrainian radio stations to broadcast to the annexed Crimea

i'm too far west for these but John may hear them: Radio Hayat & Meydan Radiosi are stations for the Tatars "Based on a temporary broadcasting agreement, eight radio stations in the mainland of Ukraine will cover the entire south of Kherson and the administrative border with the Crimea, according to...
by Tim Bucknall
13 Jul 2018 07:47
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: Multi-hop Khakassia / East Siberia?!
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Re: Multi-hop Khakassia / East Siberia?!

I'm sure its the real thing, i used to get karamay , east turkestan on 65.75 every few years and you're further east than me, one year i even had weak audio on 72.25 (slush level).

your reception is altai region, east siberia is further east
by Tim Bucknall
11 Jul 2018 13:20
Forum: Receivers
Topic: AirSpy HF+ pre-orders open!
Replies: 1
Views: 337

Re: AirSpy HF+ pre-orders open!

I'm rearranging things to get the widest coverage on 3aerial feeds, whats the actual lower limit of the hf+ in practise? upper limit is way above quoted 260mhz, at least as high as 270 so how low can i go? 55.25? 59.25? i bought a bonito 3 way ant splitter. 1output can go to elad in double ddc mode,...
by Tim Bucknall
11 Jul 2018 11:18
Forum: Tim Bucknall, Congleton
Topic: Allgreave , Western Edge of the Peak District 10/7/18
Replies: 3
Views: 62

Re: Allgreave , Western Edge of the Peak District 10/7/18

pub grub excellent , i like these new owners better than the last few. yes 96.2 was a nice surprise here inland .freq was bit of a jumble then i heard irish ads drift to the surface. quality of 102.1 was best i've ever had outside its service area ,totally in the clear no splatter , i even played it...
by Tim Bucknall
10 Jul 2018 23:01
Forum: Tim Bucknall, Congleton
Topic: Allgreave , Western Edge of the Peak District 10/7/18
Replies: 3
Views: 62

Allgreave , Western Edge of the Peak District 10/7/18

Tim Bucknall, G-SK11 0 Allgreave,Wildboarclough, Cheshire 02w02/53n11 Reuter RDR Pocket CB Whip The area where the excellent and abnormal reception of South West England and South Wales is possible closely follows the property line of the Rose & Crown Public house (including Car Parks) except where ...
by Tim Bucknall
10 Jul 2018 22:29
Forum: News
Topic: 101.5 Classic FM, Redruth now unstable
Replies: 0
Views: 38

101.5 Classic FM, Redruth now unstable

making a nice alarm type sound against tacolneston during audio gaps

if you've never been able to ID this tx, nows your chance

also
Beacon Hill is off freq 88.702


Tim Bucknall
listening at Allgreave, Cheshire
by Tim Bucknall
10 Jul 2018 17:39
Forum: Receivers
Topic: hx data d808 tecson
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: hx data d808 tecson

i like it. i reckon sensitivity is a little down on the tecsun but nothing serious
i like airband capability because i set my barometer from the volmets, others are less bothered.
by Tim Bucknall
10 Jul 2018 13:40
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: TA FM NOW **********
Replies: 43
Views: 694

Re: TA FM NOW **********

i'm identifying every carrier on 88.5 so i'll recognise anything unusual 88.502 is barnstable btw
where there normal euro e's last night?
by Tim Bucknall
09 Jul 2018 22:13
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: TA FM NOW **********
Replies: 43
Views: 694

Re: TA FM NOW **********

was CBC mono btw?
by Tim Bucknall
09 Jul 2018 21:43
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: TA FM NOW **********
Replies: 43
Views: 694

Re: TA FM NOW **********

last year John Faulkner was Mr Middle East ;-)
on a related note,Paul, I haven't spoken to you since i went to the west bank to lecture! check out my bandscan
good luck for tonight, gonna leave it recording
by Tim Bucknall
09 Jul 2018 21:06
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: TA FM NOW **********
Replies: 43
Views: 694

Re: TA FM NOW **********

from st johns it would be 3564km from congleton fyi

edit: Canaries getting carolina on 6m did this happen last night?
https://www.dxcluster.co.uk/cluster/band/6

canada into CNR 2013 ut
by Tim Bucknall
09 Jul 2018 21:04
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: TA FM NOW **********
Replies: 43
Views: 694

Re: TA FM NOW **********

Canaries logging US on 50mhz now
to quote homer simpson "Stay crunchy"
by Tim Bucknall
09 Jul 2018 19:51
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: TA FM NOW **********
Replies: 43
Views: 694

Re: TA FM NOW **********

dxradiofan wrote:
09 Jul 2018 18:54
Just watched your clip Paul...amazing stuff also considering the Elad is a bit deaf on Band II

Is your location better for TA or could I/ anyone have got this?
his location helped! google lisnaskea
by Tim Bucknall
09 Jul 2018 18:14
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: TA FM NOW **********
Replies: 43
Views: 694

Re: TA FM NOW **********

you might get some tropo assisted meteor from Canada tonight Paul map shows a rare high from NFL out to mid atlantic
by Tim Bucknall
09 Jul 2018 08:45
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Es Romania - 09/07/2018
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Re: Es Romania - 09/07/2018

where are you exactly right now?
i need to know how much to care ;-)
band dead here
by Tim Bucknall
09 Jul 2018 08:40
Forum: Pirate Radio
Topic: 92.2 Telford Shropshire
Replies: 21
Views: 243

Re: 92.2 Telford Shropshire

sorry i didn't see this, good luck with it
by Tim Bucknall
09 Jul 2018 08:39
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: TA FM NOW **********
Replies: 43
Views: 694

Re: TA FM NOW **********

dammit i was sick, went to bed early, now i'm even more sick reading this :D
congrats Paul
you might get a repeat, conditions have been very repetitive this year

are there any canadian dxers who may have rx'ed RTE on 87.8 & 88.5 at the time or are they as uninterested as the US dxers?
by Tim Bucknall
08 Jul 2018 13:55
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Spain
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: Spain

it must be a special opening just for Scotland David :-)
by Tim Bucknall
07 Jul 2018 19:15
Forum: DX Alerts
Topic: Mega Es > Italy
Replies: 13
Views: 211

Re: Mega Es > Italy

Caen 99.6 fluttered up during the e skip but after the e skip went I couldn't find any evidence of tropo.

I noticed some substantial offsets during the Italian opening like r Maria on 105.09 and Rai grpr 106.69
In the end it degenerated into an Algerian snore fest

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