Tropo Next Week?

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Tropo Next Week?

Post by AndyP (Telford) »

Hi All

It looks like there is a reasonable chance of some tropo ducting next week.

Andy.

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I have an overnighter planned for 26th, cross your fingers
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I'm currently receiving Brest on 89.4 and UCB on 87.6

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I have Wrotham, North Hessary Tor and Wenvoe (Incl. 'BBCCymru', RDS-ed) with 40-50 dB this morning :-)
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Enhanced Brests here with RDS. Caen quite good too.

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Wave 105 in RDS here plus a number of Dutch visitors from Lopik, Zealand etc

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A few things from Belgium, France, London and Essex here.

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Think I have Germany on 105.7 here einslive.
the band is a right mess and most the hearts are really bad and Heart Kent 103.1 is gone.
edit its not einslive but I got an id.
its also on 104.9 to
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9kIPFZsJnY
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You mean 106.7. ;)

Yes, small lift into Nordrhein Westfalen here. Hope it builds later.

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Some tropo to Germany this morning e.g. Münster, Teutoburger Wald, Steinkimmen and Heide, plus big Brests and BBC Devon good on 103.4.

Tropo rebuilding in the last hour or so with Teutoburger at fair levels and Brocken on 101.4. NE France is also well up with strong signals from Lille and Contact FM logged on 90.4 earlier, which is a first here.

Haven't tried south or SW yet...
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Good tropo here this morning towards the Netherlands and Germany. Best DX so far is Radio Kiepenkerl on 107.4.
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Doesn't seem to be reaching me except possible weak unid 102.3, will monitor and hope it's not hcr
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Good here. Listened to Omroep Zeeland 87.9 (for no other reason than I could) on my drive to work. Not quite at RDS level but clearly thinking about it

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I don't often get into the tropo fun, but the band is full here this morning in South Wales. Mainly Irish and Locals from South East England, but France and Germany making it as well. I can;t find a stream matching one weak French language station on 87.6. Most frustrating !

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Local BBC Essex 103.5 is wiped out by an NL station here today.
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Post by John Faulkner, Skegness »

Well done on Germany Simon. :)

Band full of Germans and Belgians here. Some fair strengths.

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D fading in now
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Post by Andrew Webster,Wigan »

Egem is in here but nothing else from that direction Ireland is good as well but nothing to get excited about though.

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Some good signals on Band II from Germany, plus the 'usual' Dutch and Belgian stations at good strength. On DAB I've got Dutch, French and Belgian stations - with a new one - TestBruxelles 2 on 6D. One some muxes there were strong signals, but nothing was resolved - presumably two different networks were present interfering with each other.
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This is the highlight from the tropo on Thursday morning, Radio Kiepenkerl on 107.4, 1 kW at 592 km:

https://app.box.com/s/32c1h8ouqlzawlg5sqi2sfavtadsjpoa
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