Tropo 24/02/19

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Tropo 24/02/19

Post by Andrew Webster,Wigan »

France has come in now with Lille at full RDS hope fully more to come.

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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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Stations logged so far this is hotting up unless it decides to go because I said that :lol:

France Musique 88.7
France Musique 90.2
France Bleu Nord 94.7
France Culture 98.02
France Inter 99.6
France Info 105.2
France Musique 89.9
BBC Radio London 94.9
BBC Oxford 95.2
France Musique 95.6
France Culture 98.3
France Bleu Cotentin 100.7
BBC Hereford & Worcester 104.0
France Info 105.6
Radio Courtoisie 87.8

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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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Essex and Surry signals are well enhanced, booming here with over 30 dBuV signals. Egem is strong too.

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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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Holme Moss is massive 47 dBuV!!!


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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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Turn your beams south through the still mist and between Radio 2, Oxford and Holm Moss lurks a French signal on 89.4. No idea what it is.

Also BBC Radio Devon 103.4
BBC Radio Bristol 94.9
BBC Radio Oxford 95.2

Also BBC Radio Wales Llandrindod Wells 91.3 and Blaenplwyf 95.3 playing folk Music from Frank Hennessy Celtic Heartbeat program.
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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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89.4 I have France Music from Boulogne-Sur-Mer. This is on vertical. Nothing in H. Oxford is strong as well. Peterborough with 40 dBuV signals here!

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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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Rowridge 40 dBuV

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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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Tacolneston joining with 43 dBuV signals! UK stuff is massive here!

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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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Sniffingmoose wrote:
24 Feb 2019 19:49
Turn your beams south through the still mist and between Radio 2, Oxford and Holm Moss lurks a French signal on 89.4. No idea what it is.

Also BBC Radio Devon 103.4
BBC Radio Bristol 94.9
BBC Radio Oxford 95.2

Also BBC Radio Wales Llandrindod Wells 91.3 and Blaenplwyf 95.3 playing folk Music from Frank Hennessy Celtic Heartbeat program.
89.4 would be France Musique from Brest/Roc Trédudon. It's pretty strong here.
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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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Massive Tacos here too Zach... 0% BER.... ditto Kiss 106.4 +
weak Radio 10 87.7
KLFM 96.7 full RDS
Radio Norwich 99.9
BBC Essex 103.5 full RDS
BBC Norfolk 104.4
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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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Holme Moss has "calmed down" now to 40 dBuV. Essex is still strong here with 103.5 BBC Radio reaching 40 dBuV.

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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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The North is increasing again. This time Holme Moss reaching 52 dBuV! I never had such a strong signal from Holme Moss and that's indoors!

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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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102.9 Heart from Hannington reaching RDS with solid signal at 34 dBuV!

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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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Sutton Coldfield is big here at the moment. I put the antenna vertical in the hope of hearing community/local stations, but it's only the higher powered transmitters which are propagating. 88.1 to 94.5 is a mass of BBC transmitters and nothing else! The South Midlands is also enhanced with good signals from BBC Northamptonshire. Looking towards the continent, Lille is up a bit, that's it.

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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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Very little France here, but generally, UK stuff is massive!

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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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zach_m wrote:
24 Feb 2019 21:34
102.9 Heart from Hannington reaching RDS with solid signal at 34 dBuV!

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You can keep it :lol:

It's going to the north here tonight with the Midlands, eastern England and even BBC Newcastle on 95.4 being logged earlier.
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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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Beds, Kent, London and Sussex via tropo from yesterday evening.

https://youtu.be/OHxAnZdNC0w

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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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I am assuming is too strong at your QTH? :lol: I don't mid have it for some time :) Essex is still strong today. Currently listen to 106 Gem from Copt Oak. Strange because maps doesn't show anything in my area. Last night was amazing. I also had 95.4 BBC Newcastle and fair amount of low power community outlets. Holme Moss picked up to 58 dBuV at some point, also Peterborough was at 50 dBuV.

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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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I was getting Flex FM on 101.4 last night normally classic 101.5
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Re: Tropo 24/02/19

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Although maps doesn't show anything in my area there is a local tropo still going on here. Possibly a high elevated duct refracting signals. Tacolneston booming with 40dBuV signals and Holme Moss is at 30 dBuV.

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