Bretagne, unusual 107.7 reception

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Bretagne, unusual 107.7 reception

Post by PascalD » 29 May 2017 10:38

I was driving through the morbihan region of Bretagne yesterday listening to autoroute fm 107.7 for info traffic when suddenly and listen for near 20km the Station change from which i listen to a NRG 107.7. Here in France 107.7 is all reserved for traffic info/ updates so I do not understand why autoroute fm replace by NRG ?

Very strange

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Re: Bretagne, unusual 107.7 reception

Post by Tim Bucknall » 26 Jun 2017 09:14

was this another French Network?
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Re: Bretagne, unusual 107.7 reception

Post by Sylvestre » 26 Jun 2017 10:08

No, this is "NRJ" and doesn't broadcast on 107.7. This is probably an Es reception.
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Re: Bretagne, unusual 107.7 reception

Post by KPC850 » 06 Feb 2018 18:37

the local autoroute 107.7MHz transmitter might have just abruptly gone off the air (leaving through a distant signal), though googling I cannot find any NRG 107.7??

BTW,
Do these autoroute transmitters transmit Stereo ?
I'd have thought not (mono-only being more workable for a FM SFN) though I see stereo is mentioned in this article:

http://www.radioworld.com/news-and-busi ... oad/340979

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Re: Bretagne, unusual 107.7 reception

Post by John Faulkner, Skegness » 06 Feb 2018 23:05

From memory when driving through France, I'm fairly certain that Autoroute transmitters are all mono. I'm sure our French members will be able to confirm this.

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Re: Bretagne, unusual 107.7 reception

Post by Nick Gilly » 06 Feb 2018 23:22

Was it E-skip from an NRJ network outside France? That would seem the most likely explanation.
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Re: Bretagne, unusual 107.7 reception

Post by Sylvestre » 07 Feb 2018 06:59

John Faulkner, Skegness wrote:
06 Feb 2018 23:05
From memory when driving through France, I'm fairly certain that Autoroute transmitters are all mono. I'm sure our French members will be able to confirm this.
Here in Normandy, Sanef 107.7, which broadcasts along the A13 motorway among others, broadcasts in stereo (Tested this morning).
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