Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

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Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by MCS FM DX » 31 Jan 2019 06:27

In Bucharest there is a low powered pirate radio called Retro FM. Last year i first heared it on 107.7, but later he changed the freq.

They are putting 80's and 90's music. The station's playlist is filled with old techno music. You can't really hear good old music.

RDS:Retro FM/Muzica/Veche/Fara/Reclame
Translation: Retro FM Old Music Without Comercials

RT: Aici Radio Retro FM
Here Radio Retro FM

The station at first was transmitting only 1km, but now they raised the power and it's transmitting 3km-5km.

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Re: Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by AMDXHUN » 31 Jan 2019 20:19

Not manele? Surprising :)

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Re: Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by MCS FM DX » 10 Feb 2019 14:50

Today, 10.02.2019, in a beautiful warm Sunday, the owner has raised the power and the station is receivable with RDS in my city :). Yesterday it wasn't receivable in my city.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4Kp_Eo ... e=youtu.be

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2019/02/10 16:41,107800000, PI:8200, RDS:Retro FM, RT:Aici Radio Retro FM
2019/02/10 16:41,107800000, PI:8200, RDS:Muzica, RT:Aici Radio Retro FM
2019/02/10 16:41,107800000, PI:8200, RDS:Veche, RT:Aici Radio Retro FM
2019/02/10 16:41,107800000, PI:8200, RDS:Fara, RT:Aici Radio Retro FM
2019/02/10 16:41,107800000, PI:8200, RDS:Reclame, RT:Aici Radio Retro FM
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Re: Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by PFM907 » 11 Feb 2019 18:40

This would be a very nice log during sporadic-E season this summer. I hope the guys will carry on until then.

107.8 is a very high frequency and not so easy during E-skip openings. However, I managed before receiving Romania on this channel.

Years ago it was Radio Info Pro which is now called DigiFm

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Re: Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by MCS FM DX » 12 Feb 2019 09:19

PFM907 wrote:
11 Feb 2019 18:40
This would be a very nice log during sporadic-E season this summer. I hope the guys will carry on until then.

107.8 is a very high frequency and not so easy during E-skip openings. However, I managed before receiving Romania on this channel.

Years ago it was Radio Info Pro which is now called DigiFm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dINKRbO3xnY
107.8 is a great frequency for pirate radios in Bucharest. Sometimes you can receive kossuth radio Budapest on that frequency, but if Retro FM is transmitting with a raised power, it will be hard to receive Budapest.
You can hear pirates on: 89.9, 93.1(very popular), 95.5,95.6,96.5,98.9,106.2,107.7,107.8

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Post by Tim Bucknall » 13 Feb 2019 15:08

do the Hungarian authorities care about Pirates?
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Re: Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by AMDXHUN » 13 Feb 2019 21:20

You mean Romanian :)))

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Re: Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by MCS FM DX » 14 Feb 2019 13:13

Yesterday, a FM DXer from Bucharest told me that several Pirate Radios have been located and ANCOM has inquisitieted several pirate radios from Bucharest. I will see tomorrow if Retro FM is still on the spectrum

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Re: Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by PFM907 » 14 Feb 2019 16:33

I do not understand what is so bad about Free Radio?
They do not interfere anybody so just let them be.
Most of them are a nice addition to "official" radios.
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Re: Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by MCS FM DX » 15 Feb 2019 17:25

Yep! It's still transmiting.

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Re: Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by MCS FM DX » 21 Feb 2019 13:10

It hasn't transmitted a few days, i think the operator has been found.

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Re: Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by Tim Bucknall » 08 Mar 2019 19:06

AMDXHUN wrote:
13 Feb 2019 21:20
You mean Romanian :)))
oops!
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Re: Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by MCS FM DX » 09 Mar 2019 09:51

Looks like the operator has been found! I've checked everyday 107.8, but the only thing i can hear is static!
RIP Retro FM 2017-2019

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Re: Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by MCS FM DX » 16 Mar 2019 11:58

Retro FM Is not dead! Today, 16.03.2019, it's transmitting again with the power raised.
:)
You can listen to it on my SpyServer, sdr://109.99.84.248:5555 on 107.8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yUtYAP ... e=youtu.be

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Re: Retro FM Bucharest 107.8

Post by AMDXHUN » 28 Mar 2019 18:54

Maybe he went off air for few days due the hunting :)

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