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I listened to Bayside for an hour on Sunday afternoon when it peaked up in the tropo lift here. It was playing music with a pretty amateur sounding DJ. No mention of C19 as far as I can recall.
- 23 May 2020 09:41
- Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
- Topic: What bandwidth is needed for RDS - revisited?
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The RDS subcarrier is at 57 kHz. If you have a larger bandwidth then you also have more noise I would have thought.
Cheadle is effectively in South Manchester and is 65 km away from the low power Heart transmitter over the border in Wrexham. Nobody in South Manchester would be listening to Heart on 88 Mhz.
- 22 May 2020 12:28
- Forum: Medium Wave & Long Wave
- Topic: New South American Beverage
- Replies: 9
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Interesting theory and probably not without a grain of truth - could also be that power levels have been reduced as energy costs got more expensive over the years. In addition there are far more UK stations on air than 30 years ago - so more blocking and splatter. And has anyone noticed the insane l...
- 18 May 2020 21:43
- Forum: Unidentified?
- Topic: UNID - Audio recordings 59.2396 Mhz May 18 2020
- Replies: 8
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JB is reporting that "R2 MDA is still on air with M1 - seems MDA has postponed Analogue Switch Off"
- 11 May 2020 15:06
- Forum: Antennas
- Topic: Cheap eBay longwire antenna kit working
- Replies: 2
- Views: 194
Nice clear reception - South African maritime mobile net https://www.sailblogs.com/member/southa ... mobilenet/
Correct - "Frenchified" Vikings who spoke old French rather than Norse but who also fought against the Franks (who evolved into the French). One thing I have found out in the last year which fascinates me. The Germanic Anglo-Saxons gave their name AND language to England. The Germanic Franks gave th...
I'm currently reading a lot of history books about the period between the end of Roman rule in the British isles and the Norman invasion. It can get confusing - e.g. the British who were Welsh fought the English who were German... Lincolnshire is very interesting as it once was an independent Anglo-...