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by Chris Howles
11 Feb 2020 16:51
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: E skip to Italy @ 100 mhz 1259 utc
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: E skip to Italy @ 100 mhz 1259 utc

Es back again... I have Poland and SVK just 90 MHz and below
by Chris Howles
11 Feb 2020 13:36
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: E skip to Italy @ 100 mhz 1259 utc
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: E skip to Italy @ 100 mhz 1259 utc

I think it must have done Paul, they have been mentioning the velocity/ferocity of the jet stream quite a bit on recent weather forecasts.
by Chris Howles
11 Feb 2020 13:15
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: E skip to Italy @ 100 mhz 1259 utc
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: E skip to Italy @ 100 mhz 1259 utc

Nowt here sadly, all whizzing over my head as I'm too close. Tim has had some sigs though.
by Chris Howles
23 Jan 2020 10:17
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: German Tropo to UK 23/1/20
Replies: 5
Views: 255

Re: German Tropo to UK 23/1/20

Several WDR area Germans enhanced here. Not particularly strong. One or two at RDS level. No Brocken and Torfhaus though. Interesting to note the difference in reception between Lichfield and Skegness. Yes it can be amazing what ducting can do! I seem to be quite well positioned for German stuff, i...
by Chris Howles
23 Jan 2020 07:41
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: German Tropo to UK 23/1/20
Replies: 5
Views: 255

German Tropo to UK 23/1/20

Broken, Torfhaus and Nordhelle txs in here at the moment, not particularly strong.
by Chris Howles
21 Jan 2020 06:48
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: Tropo imminent - UK
Replies: 38
Views: 1326

Re: Tropo imminent - UK

A few NDRs coming through here this morning and Radio 10 87.7 is blasting in full RDS.
by Chris Howles
18 Jan 2020 18:00
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: Tropo imminent - UK
Replies: 38
Views: 1326

Re: Tropo imminent - UK

I've sometimes noticed this effect where signals drop just prior to a tropo... kind of a reverse tropo effect... hopefully it means some good signals to come.... there you go I've jinxed it now doh!
by Chris Howles
06 Jan 2020 12:08
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: 6/1/20 Italian Es around
Replies: 5
Views: 485

6/1/20 Italian Es around

I had some brief Es from Italy around 11.45am at the BOB and I see Paul Logan in Northern Ireland has just logged some too, so keep your eyes open folks!
by Chris Howles
30 Dec 2019 08:09
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: Tropo 30/12/19
Replies: 7
Views: 575

Tropo 30/12/19

Its still going strong here... Germany, Holland and Belgium all good on FM and DAB particularly active this morning with the following MUXes... 5A VLAANDEREN2 - very strong! 5B MTVNL 5C DR Deutschland 5D VLAANDEREN2 6A HAINAUT 2 6B Oost-Noord NL 6C NAM-LUX 2 6D BXL-BW 7A Zuid NL 8A Randstad NL 9D Zu...
by Chris Howles
29 Dec 2019 12:32
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: French takeover in Cheshire 28/12/19
Replies: 25
Views: 1127

Re: French takeover in Cheshire 28/12/19

Loads of north German stuff here this morning + one Danish and a heap of Dutch and Belgians on the vertical. A few DAB muxes have been in too again fro BEL/HOL. Signals waning now though.
by Chris Howles
08 Dec 2019 17:42
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: It's back (?)
Replies: 10
Views: 1150

Re: It's back (?)

It has been off several times for me over the last 24 hours.
by Chris Howles
03 Dec 2019 22:42
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: Tropo 3rd December
Replies: 7
Views: 599

Re: Tropo 3rd December

Just reaching Germany here now with DLF 107.1 and an unid briefly on 95.8 which I suspect was NDR1 Niedersachsen Aurich
by Chris Howles
01 Dec 2019 17:22
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: Es alert 1st December
Replies: 5
Views: 600

Re: Es alert 1st December

As similar size haul here Tim... 0958 70.10 BLR BR Radio Mogilev/OIRT Mogilev (Mahilyow)/RTPS Polykovichi MA 6 2120km 1007 66.98 BLR BR Gomel FM/OIRT Gomel/RTPS (ul. Pushkina, 6) GO 8 2200km 1009 66.02 BLR BR Radio Mogilev/OIRT Bobruysk/RTPS Yasny Les MA 8.953 2073km 1015 68.96 BLR BR Kanal Kultura/...
by Chris Howles
01 Dec 2019 10:00
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: Es alert 1st December
Replies: 5
Views: 600

Re: Es alert 1st December

0958 70.10 BLR BR Radio Mogilev/OIRT Mogilev (Mahilyow)/RTPS Polykovichi MA 6 2120

very strong
by Chris Howles
30 Nov 2019 11:07
Forum: News
Topic: Touch FM, Rugby FM & Banbury Sound all fall to Capital
Replies: 8
Views: 655

Touch FM, Rugby FM & Banbury Sound all fall to Capital

From Monday 2nd Dec the following stations will be taken over by Capital Radio... 101.6 Touch FM (Tamworth & Lichfield) 102.4 Touch FM (Burton on Trent) 96.2 Touch FM (Coventry) 102 Touch FM (Shakespeare’s County & The Vale) 107.3 Touch FM (Warwick, Leamington & Kenilworth) 107.6 Banbury Sound (Banb...
by Chris Howles
09 Nov 2019 19:41
Forum: News
Topic: Imagine radio (ex high peak r)
Replies: 2
Views: 355

Re: Imagine radio (ex high peak r)

Its not just High Peak, its sister station Ashbourne Radio on 96.7 and 101.8 has also been swallowed up in this takeover.
by Chris Howles
09 Nov 2019 08:48
Forum: Off Channel
Topic: Can we split dx alerts between MW and VHF forums
Replies: 4
Views: 354

Re: Can we split dx alerts between MW and VHF forums

Excellent idea Tim and thanks for the quick implementation John!
by Chris Howles
14 Oct 2019 13:49
Forum: DX Alerts (FM)
Topic: Es 14/10/19
Replies: 0
Views: 527

Es 14/10/19

Just had a brief burst of Es BOB from Spain, lasted a couple of mins mainly 87.7... so keep you eyes peeled in case it comes back.
by Chris Howles
06 Oct 2019 09:50
Forum: Announcements
Topic: SkywavesDX Transfer Complete!
Replies: 18
Views: 1324

Re: SkywavesDX Transfer Complete!

Yes echoing a massive thanks to John and Lynton for sorting this out!
by Chris Howles
05 Oct 2019 19:01
Forum: VHF Band 2, OIRT & DAB
Topic: It's a test
Replies: 9
Views: 966

Re: It's a test

Testing testing 1 2 3

EDIT: Yay it works and no error messages!

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