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Re: Cannock Chase Radio

Post by Tim Bucknall » 27 Feb 2018 15:42

93.999674v , lots of volume adjustments and occasional dead air
i'm listening in 60k b/w b/c saddleworth splatter , i suspect that when they've got it set up it will be very distorted in 60k
its nasty and trebly with weak bass like Touch FM & High Peak
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Re: Cannock Chase Radio

Post by Chris Howles » 27 Feb 2018 15:53

Been listening in the car around Lichfield whilst doing the school run... both sigs are stronger on the north and central part of the city (my QTH is in the far SE). RDS idents are different for each TX; CCR 94 and CCR 89.6
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Re: Cannock Chase Radio

Post by Tim Bucknall » 27 Feb 2018 16:02

on channel now and taking sky news on the hour

if 89.6 is on i don't hear it
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Re: Cannock Chase Radio

Post by Chris Howles » 27 Feb 2018 17:16

It's on now Tim
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Re: Cannock Chase Radio

Post by Tim Bucknall » 28 Feb 2018 11:44

got 89.6 now they went to blank carrier, i think one tx is feeding the other, same drift pattern

here are i/q recordings with carriers , so people don't dismiss it as local qrm- yes its that messy

94 seems to get out better

https://mega.nz/#!9w1HkDzI!e4OxZJn_ZaNe ... WrGBCdCdMg
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Re: Cannock Chase Radio

Post by Tim Bucknall » 28 Feb 2018 12:12

heres 89.6 Long mountain relay totally dominant, wk carrier from cannock just visible with stereo sidebands

https://mega.nz/#!o8NkhBRY!-GmyTHKlEpJ_ ... BnThG4ygPo

hurry, check out the freqs before programmes start again!
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Re: Cannock Chase Radio

Post by Tim Bucknall » 28 Feb 2018 12:28

recordings made on vertical Pol fwiw
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Re: Cannock Chase Radio

Post by Chris Howles » 28 Feb 2018 12:48

94.0 TX is in the middle of Cannock on the Civic Centre buildings so quite high up... dunno where the Rugeley TX is but much of the town is in a dip.
The blank carriers were there at 6.30am when I first got up.
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Re: Cannock Chase Radio

Post by Tim Bucknall » 01 Apr 2018 15:53

2 more channels gone at Middleton top :-(

89.6 + 94.0 are both excellent signals

Goodbye RDL 89.6, les platons and mi amigo 94.0!
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Re: Cannock Chase Radio

Post by Tim Bucknall » 01 May 2018 17:51

Everywhere I hear this I hear both tx , 89.6 is holding its own alongside 94.0 at Middleton top, axe edge, mow cop, my home..

Seems this "community station" will just be an ilr style jukebox, certainly I haven't been able to get them to publicize the annual Katyn memorial on the chase
Even though I was interviewed for BBC Midlands TV and radio in previous years.
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Re: Cannock Chase Radio

Post by John Faulkner, Skegness » 07 Jun 2018 09:49

Both frequencies are audible in Skegness, but very weak/difficult to hear. 94.0 is the stronger of the two.

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