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Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by KnobTwiddler » 29 Jun 2018 19:53

Signals are improving from the Netherlands, just heard these two with good strength:
(HOL) Radio 10 (Lelystad) 87.7
(HOL) Qmusic (Doetinchem/Elined) 100.4

I am not sure if I will lose 87.7 here in London for the next two weeks, Radio Wimbledon is normally on the frequency, but there are reports that they have lost the rights to broadcast the Wimbledon tennis Championships.
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Post by Andrew Webster,Wigan » 29 Jun 2018 20:09

Holland booming in here at the moment lots of PFs.

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Re: Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by eastangliauk » 29 Jun 2018 20:52

Yep this is the strongest the signals have ever been tonight.
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Re: Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by Chris Howles » 29 Jun 2018 21:24

Yep lots of Dutch sigs making through to the midlands inc NH Radio on 88.7 which is either Alkmaar 790w or Hilversum 300w normally its only the power-houses that make it here! Also getting Radio 10 Hilversum 88.1 so maybe 88.7 is also Hilversum?
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Re: Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by Andrew Webster,Wigan » 29 Jun 2018 22:08

Got a music station on 94.0 with PI 630B not listed on FMlist anyone any ideas?

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Post by Tim Bucknall » 29 Jun 2018 22:08

big belgian lift here
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Post by Andrew Webster,Wigan » 29 Jun 2018 22:13

It's Topradio came up on RDSspy so I presume a new TX.

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Re: Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by Tim Bucknall » 29 Jun 2018 22:21

is it techno?
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Post by Tim Bucknall » 29 Jun 2018 22:22

yup got it. tx is brugge area see map http://www.topradio.be/
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Post by Tim Bucknall » 29 Jun 2018 22:32

this is great!
2018-06-29
MHz UTC ITU Program + Location Details Remarks km
87.60 2116 BEL Nostalgie Vlaanderen, Oudenburg/Zeeweg (vlg-wvl) 423km
87.70 1855 HOL Radio 10, Lelystad/Alticom Toren (fle) Shakira: waka waka 520km
87.90 2117 HOL Omroep Zeeland, Goes/Alticom Toren (zee) bowie, strong but splatt from 88 455km
89.60 2113 BEL VBRO, Brugge/Walakker (vlg-wvl) 432km
94.00 2122 BEL Topradio, Brugge techno //www
96.60 2126 BEL RTBF Pure, Anderlues/Mont-Sainte-Geneviève (wal-hnt) 542km
97.00 2127 BEL VRT MNM, Sint-Pieters-Leeuw/Norkring Toren (vlg-vbr) 517km
97.80 2128 HOL NPO Radio 2, Westdorpe/Verkavelingsweg (zee) dj impersonating sting! 468km
98.20 2128 BEL Nostalgie Vlaanderen, Egem (vlg-wvl) over semi local pest! 443km
98.60 2129 BEL VRT Radio 2, Egem (vlg-wvl) 443km
99.90 2130 F France Culture, Boulogne-sur-Mer/Mont Lambert (62) 381km
100.60 2131 BEL VRT Studio Brussel, Sint-Pieters-Leeuw/Norkring Toren (vlg-vbr) 517km
104.40 2121 HOL NPO Radio 1, Goes/Alticom Toren (zee) 455km
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Re: Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by Tim Bucknall » 29 Jun 2018 22:43

Pendle Forest is 2 to 3 khz high of nominal this evening, if that helps anyone..
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Re: Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by Tim Bucknall » 29 Jun 2018 22:50

got bon jovi on 93.4 doesn't match www // for bel or hol
any idea?
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Post by Tim Bucknall » 29 Jun 2018 22:51

now climie fisher
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Re: Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by John Faulkner, Skegness » 29 Jun 2018 22:56

Belgium is not mega strong here, but I have an abundance of strong English signals, so it's either skipping over me or it's just buried. A bit of both I think.

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Re: Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by Tim Bucknall » 29 Jun 2018 23:18

tentative contact on 105.0
some uk stuff is up too, bow brickhill nearly toppled winter hill 100.4 for a while
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Re: Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by Tim Bucknall » 29 Jun 2018 23:32

drifting into north france , st omer on 102.3
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Re: Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by Tim Bucknall » 29 Jun 2018 23:36

london live 102.990 is getting out, its easy to spot (pirate)
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Re: Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by KnobTwiddler » 29 Jun 2018 23:55

Gotta laugh, I'm in London and the pirate stations are getting a bashing tonight... Pulse FM on 88.0 which is very strong with me, has been blown away by NPO Radio 2 from(Smilde).
Pirate station The Rock on 92.6 flattened by NPO Radio 2 (IJsselstein)... Good old Dutch they are the only decent bunch in Europe. :D
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Re: Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by KnobTwiddler » 30 Jun 2018 00:11

Tim Bucknall wrote:
29 Jun 2018 23:36
london live 102.990 is getting out, its easy to spot (pirate)
I don't know where they are in London, but they are non existent here in North London... there is Heart (Hannington) on 102.9 and Radio Veronica (Hilversum) with a very strong signal on 103.0 :?
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Re: Tropo From The Netherlands

Post by Tim Bucknall » 30 Jun 2018 00:28

insane conditions here! RCF 97.1 over the wirral!

103.0 belgium over manchester!

unid urban mx 106.7 h pol
unid FF phone in 98.4, not rtl v pol
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