R2 TV carrier NOW

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hutchp
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R2 TV carrier NOW

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Hi All,
Haven't done any TVDX for a couple of years thinking it had all gone. Came across what looks like a strong video carrier on 59.239,522 MHz today.

Dragged all the TV gear down from the loft but it had faded somewhat so not managed to resolve any video yet. Re-call this may have been a Moldovan TV freq but thought all had gone DTT now.
Any one confirm if Moldova still have analogue running ?

Hutch
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Franco Martelli
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Yes Hutch, analogue tv is still active in Moldova (I received yesterday their audio on both 65.74 and 83.74 MHz)
Rxs: Degen DE-1103, Sangean ATS-909, Tecsun PL-398 MP

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hutchp
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Thanks Franco, well that's interesting wonder how long that will be around. Brought back some memories !

Regards
Hutch
Franco Martelli
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The switch off of Moldovan analogue tv was forseen for the end of 2015 (!!) and has been postponed several times.

Now the new deadline seems September 2021 but who knows?
Rxs: Degen DE-1103, Sangean ATS-909, Tecsun PL-398 MP

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hutchp
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18:37z Actually got some fair video from Moldova TV now on that offset ! Came up just after the OIRT Belarus stations faded.
Great fun to see again.

Hutch
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Chris Howles
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Hi Hutch,

There's an R3 tx in Moldova that is still active too, I've had it many times this season. I also had a different unid R2 tx today on 59.25 mixing with Moldova.

Oh and welcome to the forums...where about in the UK are you BTW?

Chris.
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hutchp
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Hi Chris,
Thanks, located about 25miles west of London. Gave up TVDX a good few years ago but saw the strong carrier on R2 and couldn't resist getting the TV gear out and having a look. Been fun today hearing the OIRT stations and getting some video again on R2.

Hutch
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