Es 16/8/17

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Chris Howles
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Es 16/8/17

Post by Chris Howles » 16 Aug 2017 08:39

Spain now BOB
Pioneer F-504RDS, Denon TU-1500RD, Kenwood KT-3080, Rotel RT-955, Icom IC-R7100, Tescun PL390 (OIRT & mobile)
Triax FM5, K6STI 5 el (HS Pubs), FM dipole vert, 48- 82MHz dipole horz
D100 TV-DX conv, Realistic 5" B+W TV, JVC CX-610,

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Re: Es 16/8/17

Post by daveB » 16 Aug 2017 10:29

Spain, Algeria, and I got MRC on 88.5 with PI code of 1201 at 0854 UTC - 2668 km. It's turning into an extended opening improving as it goes on - and going strong as I press the 'submit' button at 0929 UTC (1029 BST).
SDRPlay, AirSpyMini, RTL dongles, SB920s, Yamaha TX930. 5 ele compact yagi on rotator at 18ft agl. FM5 facing east, FM5 facing south, FM3 facing NE, OIRT dipole, 3-ele Moxon vertical facing east.

Andrew Webster,Wigan
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Re: Es 16/8/17

Post by Andrew Webster,Wigan » 16 Aug 2017 17:40

Algeria in here now Laghouat 87.6 Chief 87.7.

Receiving equipment: 2 Sony ST-S311, 1 Sony ST-SE520, 1 Sony ST-SE700 2 crossed FM 5s rotatable, 1 homemade FM 3 horizontal beaming S/E, 1 vertical FM 3 fixed beaming at Ireland, 2 element band 1.

Nick Gilly
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Re: Es 16/8/17

Post by Nick Gilly » 16 Aug 2017 18:48

Started out a little earlier a tease from Algeria on 87.8 then with Radio Maria 87.5 and R101 87.9, from Sardinia. A while later it opened to Spain and Morocco, but only lasted maybe 20 minutes or so.
Good DX.

Nick, Whitchurch, Hampshire.

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