West London 21-22nd march 2018

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Tim Bucknall
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West London 21-22nd march 2018

Post by Tim Bucknall » 23 Mar 2018 13:53

Full bandscan soon but just a couple of observations
96.3 ragga MX, not listed in latest transmission zero update, could be hot 96 returning

92.6. The rock was off overnight and the link receiver was picking up weak traces of modulation from something.

I tuned 64-70mhz but didn't find any pirate links, just a BBC link at 67.83
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Re: West London 21-22nd march 2018

Post by Tim Bucknall » 24 Mar 2018 11:04

The following have blank carriers overnight so should be detectable over a long distance
67.83125 BBC TV studio talkback
86.825 BBC TV Studio talkback
90.0 hot
92.6 the rock
94.6 kool
98.3 RJR - I may have logged this from home
100.3 house

The following have overnight speech programming which is helpful for carrier monitoring at a distance
102.5 Galaxy
104.1 omega


The following take sky news on Hour through night
101.2 Unique FM
104.1 Omega

The following have low modulation
94.4 Street FM
96.3 Hot?
102.8 Umut (Turkish )
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Re: West London 21-22nd march 2018

Post by zach_m » 24 Mar 2018 21:22

I can't hear anything when I tune 64-72 MHz at my QTH. Not even BBC link. The other day, I received ITV3 audio on 86.5 MHz. I don't know where is it come from, but It was certainly ITV3 audio carrier. Link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbohhUbOc-o

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Re: West London 21-22nd march 2018

Post by satnipper » 24 Mar 2018 21:45

The pirate links are in Band I between 52 and 60 MHz.

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Re: West London 21-22nd march 2018

Post by Tim Bucknall » 30 Mar 2018 16:37

Thanks, it was a few years since I heard them in the 60-
68 mhz range.

Managed unique 101.2 from home, no sign of others but condx were baaad
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Re: West London 21-22nd march 2018

Post by Nick Gilly » 30 Mar 2018 17:31

That's good going Tim! Conditions are indeed completely rubbish and look to stay that way for the forseeable future.
Good DX.

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Re: West London 21-22nd march 2018

Post by KPC850 » 04 Apr 2018 21:43

zach_m wrote:
24 Mar 2018 21:22
The other day, I received ITV3 audio on 86.5MHz. I don't know where is it come from, but It was certainly ITV3 audio carrier. Link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbohhUbOc-o
Probably someone's wireless headphone device ??? A frequency in what would of course be the Japanese FM band.

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Re: West London 21-22nd march 2018

Post by satnipper » 05 Apr 2018 10:50

Japanese FM band? Yep - but completely irrelevant in the UK lol

86.675 is a talkback frequency in the UK low business band.

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Re: West London 21-22nd march 2018

Post by Andrew Webster,Wigan » 05 Apr 2018 17:35

I bought some cheap £8 cordless headphones and they use 86.0 but don't affect band 2 in any way maybe it was similar that Zach received.

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