Suffolk DAB Mux is now on at last

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Suffolk DAB Mux is now on at last

Post by eastangliauk » 30 Sep 2016 10:16

Yes now being picked up with 5 to 6 bars with loft aerial it might not even be pointing that way but to London.
funny what the person says on the video LOL
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Post by Alex Cator » 02 Oct 2016 20:56

This mux makes it a long way into Norfolk - today I got a solid signal on the car radio between Blofield and Brundall on the A47, with no break-up at all until the Brundall roundabout, with patchy reception on Norwich's Southern Bypass, and I was getting good reception on the A11 near Wymondham too but I only checked really quickly that time.
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Post by daveB » 03 Oct 2016 09:36

I've just checked using DAB-player (R820T2 dongle) and I'm getting it with "squitty" audio and an SNR of around 5-6dB. The aerial is a loft mounted 3 ele beaming towards the east. Three transmitter sites are listed as coming on stream - is just one on test?
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Post by eastangliauk » 03 Oct 2016 22:48

we must be picking up Mendlesham as its so tall
but I dont get the Norfolk mux at all.
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Post by Catherine » 08 Oct 2016 19:07

I'm getting a solid signal here in Norwich.

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Post by Catherine » 15 Oct 2016 13:40

The signal has gone now, and Kiss 106.4 from Mendlesham is a bit hissy which is unusual. Something up with the transmitter?

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Post by Alex Lawler » 16 Oct 2016 13:22

I can receive it upstairs in Costessey but on the downstairs Dab radio 10c shows 2 bars and is therefore not strong enough to bring in. It must be the Mendlesham site that we are all receiving our reception from but like eastangliauk I can't receive the Mendlesham muxes aimed at Norfolk. Very strange. Unless of course it has something to do with it's direction of beam. I think Mendlesham has a null to the east so it doesn't cause continental interference.
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Post by Alex Lawler » 16 Oct 2016 13:27

eastangliauk wrote:we must be picking up Mendlesham as its so tall
but I dont get the Norfolk mux at all.
Can you receive the Norfolk mux at all? To contradict myself from above I can but I assume it comes from Stoke Holy Cross.
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Post by Alex Lawler » 16 Oct 2016 13:32

Perhaps you are receiving the Suffolk 10c mux from Puttocks Hill or Warren Heath?? With SFN it's impossible to know absolutely unless you have a radio with Tll codes which I don't think exists.
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Post by eastangliauk » 17 Oct 2016 12:17

Alex Lawler wrote:
eastangliauk wrote:we must be picking up Mendlesham as its so tall
but I dont get the Norfolk mux at all.
Can you receive the Norfolk mux at all? To contradict myself from above I can but I assume it comes from Stoke Holy Cross.
no I do not get Norfolk but have picked it up in tropo.
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Post by a2c39a » 09 Feb 2017 21:05

At my location 14km SW of Norwich:

Suffolk Ensemble:
Transmitter ID 1/1
Main: 49 (31hex) Sub: 14 (0Ehex) FS: 7
From OFCOM file = Mendlesham

Norfolk Ensemble:
Transmitter ID 1/2
Main: 51 (33hex) Sub: 2 (2hex) FS: 6
From OFCOM file = Stoke Holy Cross
Transmitter ID 2/2
Main: 51 (33hex) Sub: 23 (17hex) FS: 5
From OFCOM file = Mendlesham

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