London Pirate/RSL/Community scans July 2019

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London Pirate/RSL/Community scans July 2019

Post by bristolpirates » 04 Jul 2019 09:35

I did a couple of scans on Mon/Tues in Paddington and Greenwich. HTML table at the following link:

https://e4a8c4ac-9c49-480a-8fa4-c0efed7 ... pasta.com/

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Freq	Name			Signal Level		Notes
				(out of 7)
				Paddington /
				Greenwich	
87.7	Wimbledon		1.5 / 0.5		RSL
87.8	The Rock 926		3.5 / 3.5	
88.0	Pulse			3.5 / 2.5	
88.2	Rude			2 / 0			Blank carrier, appeared late in Paddington, might have gone by the time I got to Greenwich
88.4	Vision			2 / 3.5	
88.6	Back2Back FM		3 / 2.5	
89.4	Citylock Radio		3 blank and		Blank carrier
				1 modulated /
				4	
89.6	Westside		1 / 0			Community
89.8	Station FM		1 / 2			Quiet audio when scanning in Greenwich
90.0	Hot 90			3.5 / 4	
90.2	Point Blank FM		5 / 3			TX freq jolts up and down at regular intervals, noted this time last year too
90.6	UNID			2 / 4			Blank carrier
90.8	Lightning		3 / 3	
91.5	Mega Radio London	4.5 / 5			Blank carrier
91.6	Gold			0 / 1.5	
92.0	Nu Sound		2 / 3			Community
92.2	MetroLoveRadio		2 / 1.5	
92.4	Gold			2 / 1.5			Relay of legal, audio lacks some high end
92.8	Flight FM		3 / ?			Bad audio, knocks RDS out until you get a patch of silence and then BER on RDS Spy goes up to 0%
92.8	Stomp			2 / 3.5	
93.0	Slam Radio		2.5 / 2.5		Blank carrier in Greenwich
93.0	UNID			0 / 1			Behind Slam, playing house mix, noticed while Slam was on blank carrier by notching the Slam carrier out.
93.8	Vibes FM		3.5 / 3	
94.2	True Flavas Live	0 / 1.5	
94.4	Flames			1.2 / 0	
95.1	Origin UK		2.5 / 2.5	
95.4	UK Roots FM		2 / 2.5			Greenwich: Hidden behind On Top
95.5	On Top FM		3.5 / 4	
96.1	S-Dance			3.5 / 3.5	
96.4	Surprise Radio		2.5 / 3	
96.5	Maritime Radio		1.5 / 2			Worse in Greenwich than in Paddington!
97.1	London Soul Radio	2.5 / 3.5	
97.7	SLR			2 / 3	
98.3	RJR London		1 / 0.5	
99.3	Select UK		4 / 3	
99.5	Venture FM		2.5 / 4.5	
99.7	Intent Radio		5.5 / 0			Audio on when I got to London, carrier with RDS by the time I got SDR set up. Might have been taken off by the time I got to Greenwich the next day.
99.8	Supreme FM Live		2.5 / 5			Blank carrier due to link/stream issues?
101.1	Naija			1.5 / 3			Hum
101.2	Unique FM		1.5 @ max		Rig problem - Signal gets stronger for about 1 sec and then goes back to previous level at regular intervals
				.5 @ min /
				1.5 @ max
				0 @ min	
101.4	Flex FM			3.5 / 3.5		Community
101.8	Bizim FM		1.2 / 2.5	
102.0	Concious Radio		3.5 / 5			RDS too low to get PS despite good signal level. Distorted audio.
102.5	Galaxy			2 / 0			Blank carrier, if on at all, might be false positive
102.8	Radyo Umut		1 / 3	
103.6	The Beat		1.5 / 1			Community
104.0	Spice Radio 1		1.5 / 2			RDS very high, comes through despite low signal
104.2	Play FM			0.5 / 3	
104.4	Resonance FM		3.5 / 3.75		Community
105.6	Playback UK		4 / 3			In Paddington - Blank carrier
106.0	GM Radio Online	3 / 3.5	
106.5	Project			2.7 / 3.5		Sounds like it's breaking up in stereo
106.8	Rinse FM		3.5 / 2.5		
107.5	Raw			1.5 / 0			Hidden by Time FM in Greenwich

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Re: London Pirate/RSL/Community scans July 2019

Post by theme » 04 Jul 2019 14:25

What sense does it make to rebroadcast Gold on FM??
Probably scanning the band atm. And definitely moaning about the conditions.

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Re: London Pirate/RSL/Community scans July 2019

Post by bristolpirates » 04 Jul 2019 19:25

theme wrote:
04 Jul 2019 14:25
What sense does it make to rebroadcast Gold on FM??
Totally agree. On two frequencies too.

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Re: London Pirate/RSL/Community scans July 2019

Post by KPC850 » 08 Jul 2019 16:50

theme wrote:
04 Jul 2019 14:25
What sense does it make to rebroadcast Gold on FM??
Was this just a very localized signal ?

If so maybe someone who wants to hear the station on non-DAB+ receivers, or re-transmitting onto FM for reception within a building where reception is bad?
Just speculating

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Re: London Pirate/RSL/Community scans July 2019

Post by bristolpirates » 11 Jul 2019 23:39

KPC850 wrote:
08 Jul 2019 16:50
theme wrote:
04 Jul 2019 14:25
What sense does it make to rebroadcast Gold on FM??
Was this just a very localized signal ?

If so maybe someone who wants to hear the station on non-DAB+ receivers, or re-transmitting onto FM for reception within a building where reception is bad?
Just speculating
Some more info here - http://www.radionecks.co.uk/viewtopic.p ... 899#p24899

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Re: London Pirate/RSL/Community scans July 2019

Post by Lucas | TransistorFR » 14 Jul 2019 16:52

Thanks for these scans! :)
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Re: London Pirate/RSL/Community scans July 2019

Post by Tim Bucknall » 22 Jul 2019 04:54

splendid bandscan
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Re: London Pirate/RSL/Community scans July 2019

Post by Tim Bucknall » 16 Sep 2019 19:04

This bandscan turned out to be very useful over the weekend lift

I’ll be in Balham in feb 2020 for long weekend due to work and am looking forward to doing a bandscan
Rx: Burkhardt Reuter RDR54D1, Elad FDM-S2, Airspy HF+ w/ HS Publications 6 Element R3 -R5 Yagi on rooftop rotator V/H polarization options. Pira P275 RDS analyser

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Re: London Pirate/RSL/Community scans July 2019

Post by bristolpirates » 18 Sep 2019 19:12

Tim Bucknall wrote:
16 Sep 2019 19:04
This bandscan turned out to be very useful over the weekend lift
Glad to hear it Tim!

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