Skegness Log: 2018-10-21 (Tropo: F)

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John Faulkner, Skegness
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Skegness Log: 2018-10-21 (Tropo: F)

Post by John Faulkner, Skegness » 22 Oct 2018 19:47

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107.6 0909  F  Légende FM, Plouguernau/Grouanec (29) ID after French song  607km **
106.6 0926  F  Radio Classique, Brest/Lescaouidic (29) Classical, as web  629km **

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Good DX!

John Faulkner
Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) <3m ASL.
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.co.uk
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Receivers:
Elad FDM-S2 (Meteor Scatter and sporadic E)
Sony XDR-F1HD with Konrad i2c mod. (Tropo/Scatter)

Antenna:
Körner 9.2 @ 5.5 metres agl. QTH is approximately 3 metres asl, 1km from the sea.
Fringe Electronics 20dB pre-amp.

Software:
Elad FDM-SW2, SDR Console File Analyser & RDS Spy via VAC.
XDR-GTK v0.3.1 for the Sony XDR-F1HD

Rotator:
Yaesu G-5500 azimuth & elevation

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Re: Skegness Log: 2018-10-21 (Tropo: F)

Post by Sylvestre » 23 Oct 2018 06:00

Congratulations ! (I used to live in Brest :-) )
DX-FM & DX-TV in Normandy, France : Portenseigne 910 03 02 & Wisi EB-66 on Yaesu G450C.
On my personal website :
my DX-FM pictures, my DX-FM videos, my DX-TV pictures, and my DX-TV videos.

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Re: Skegness Log: 2018-10-21 (Tropo: F)

Post by John Faulkner, Skegness » 23 Oct 2018 10:57

Thank you! :)

I love it when the tropo is intense enough so I can switch to vertical and receive the local stations.

I have visited Brest and have driven through several times on the way to Le Guilvinec.

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