Tropo 3rd December

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Tim Bucknall
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Tropo 3rd December

Post by Tim Bucknall » 03 Dec 2019 09:36

Newstalk over my locals so I’m happy 8-)
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Re: Tropo 3rd December

Post by Tim Bucknall » 03 Dec 2019 09:45

Mullaghanish blowing the doors off!!
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Re: Tropo 3rd December

Post by pe1etr » 03 Dec 2019 10:46

Good here at the seafront between 0930and 1000. Winter Hill bashed by Dublin adjacents on my new portable. Several Irish stations with RDS.

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Re: Tropo 3rd December

Post by John Faulkner, Skegness » 03 Dec 2019 12:35

Ireland reaching the east coast now. Mount Leinster is weak and noisy but fairly steady and 100% copy.

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Re: Tropo 3rd December

Post by Andrew Webster,Wigan » 03 Dec 2019 17:47

Ireland very strong here today a nice surprise after this bum year anyway hope it continues into tomorrow weather going downhill on Thursday.

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Re: Tropo 3rd December

Post by Chris Howles » 03 Dec 2019 22:42

Just reaching Germany here now with DLF 107.1 and an unid briefly on 95.8 which I suspect was NDR1 Niedersachsen Aurich
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Re: Tropo 3rd December

Post by John Faulkner, Skegness » 03 Dec 2019 23:26

Thanks for the alert Chris.

Germany appearing here too. Nothing spectacular yet.

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Re: Tropo 3rd December

Post by Tim Bucknall » 04 Dec 2019 13:19

still pulling weak stuff out of the files but so far:
2019-12-03
MHz UTC ITU Program + Location Details Remarks km
87.70 1623 G Show FM (Pirate), Derby? permanent flutter, wind turbine? distinctive drift pattern
90.00 0946 IRL RTÉ Radio 1, Mullaghanish (CO) 485km
91.80 0902 UNID stereo blank carrier, deep qsb
92.20 0947 IRL RTÉ 2FM, Mullaghanish (CO) 485km
93.20 1000 G BBC Radio 4 FM, Carnmoney Hill (NI-ANT) this tx likely acc. fmlist offset rules out crystal palace 294km
93.60 0913 G BBC Radio 4 FM, Chalford (EN-GLO) v poor 162km
93.80 0913 G BBC Radio 4 FM, Newton (EN-NBD) xf Hutton 203km
94.40 0959 IRL RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, Mullaghanish (CO) 485km
97.00 0958 IRL RTÉ 2FM, Clermont Carn (LH) tlk on dark web //91.8 288km
97.10 1056 G Radio Carmarthenshire, Carmel (WA-CAR) Charles + Eddie, would i lie 195km
97.40 1020 G Cool FM, Black Mountain (NI-ANT) //www zig zag drift 294km
97.80 0926 IRL RTÉ Lyric FM, Truskmore (SO) 425km
98.00 0918 G BBC Radio 1, Douglas/Carnane (IOM) 184km
98.00 1001 IRL RTÉ Lyric FM, Knockmoyle (RTE) (KY) alt. Casla 515km
98.40 1001 IRL RTÉ Lyric FM, Maghera (CE) poor 433km
98.60 1001 IRL RTÉ Lyric FM, Suir Valley/Fiddown Hills (KK) 349km
98.80 1001 IRL RTÉ Lyric FM, Hollywell Hill (DL) 393km
99.10 1001 IRL RTÉ Lyric FM, Greystones/Bellevue (WW) 258km
99.20 0926 IRL RTÉ Lyric FM, Mount Leinster (CW) 311km
99.60 0946 IRL RTÉ Lyric FM, Mullaghanish (CO) 485km
99.70 1101 G BBC Radio 1, Divis (NI-ANT) 294km
99.90 1003 IRL East Coast FM, Saggart Hill (Red Gap) - Slievethoul (D) 282km
100.00 0927 IRL Today FM, Truskmore (SO) 425km
101.80 1001 IRL Today FM, Mullaghanish (CO) 485km
102.00 1124 IRL Beat 102-103 FM, Mount Leinster (CW) Maroon 5 //www 311km
103.90 1126 G BBC Radio 4 FM, Kilkeel/Aughrim Hill (NI-DWN) v poor, presume this tx 271km
103.90 1134 IRL Tipp FM (tent), Devils Bit Mountain (TA) www stream didnt work 382km
103.90 1200 G BBC Radio 4 FM, Kilkeel/Aughrim Hill (NI-DWN) dirty trace w/ spurs 271km
105.20 1259 IRL Christmas FM, Three Rock Mountain (D) John Legend, Bring me love 267km
106.40 0939 IRL Newstalk 106-108 FM, Nagles (N.E Co.Cork) poor //106 (new tx)
106.70 0915 G LCR, Liverpool short range tropo!
107.20 0905 IRL Newstalk 106-108 FM, Mount Leinster (CW) //106.0 311km
107.30 0938 G Fever FM, Leeds/Roundhay Road (EN-WYK) 86km
107.40 0932 IRL Newstalk 106-108 FM, Truskmore (SO) 425km
107.60 0939 IRL Newstalk 106-108 FM, Carronadavderg? (WD) //107.2 tx is best guess 393km
107.90 0939 IRL Newstalk 106-108 FM, Clermont Carn (LH) poor //107.4 288km
Rx: Burkhardt Reuter RDR54D1, Elad FDM-S2, Airspy HF+ w/ HS Publications 6 Element R3 -R5 Yagi on rooftop rotator V/H polarization options. Pira P275 RDS analyser

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