Sunday, 19 April 2015

Skegness Log: 19-04-15 (FM)

Band 2 Meteor Scatter:
 88.4 0209 POL Radio Maryja, Bielsko-Biala/G.Magurka (SL) 3232  1351km **
 95.4 0434 AUT Ö2 - Radio Steiermark, Graz 1/Schöckl (ste) A943  1261km
 99.1 0434 AUT Antenne Steiermark, Graz 1/Schöckl (ste) A943  1261km
103.4 0621 POL PR Radio dla Ciebie - RDC, Siedlce/Losice (MW) 3B3B  1512km
102.7 0738  S  SR P4, Västervik/Fårhult TM (ka) E624 ___P____  1132km
103.6 0738 POL Radio RDN Malopolska, Tarnów/Lichwin (MP) 3508   1465km
104.0 0738 SRB Radio Beograd 202, Beograd/Avala (Srb) D2FA RT______  1740km
107.8 0738 POL Radio ZET, Tarnów/Lichwin (MP) 3205 ____oZ__  1465km
 89.5 1347  F  France Culture, Auxerre/Molesmes (89) F202 ____TURE. AFs 
               point to this site.  655km **
 91.7 1422  E  Radio Euskadi, Bilbao=Bilbo/Ganeta (PVA-BI) E302 EU______  1130km
 92.5 1422  E  RNE Radio Nacional, Vitoria=Gasteiz/El Castillo (PVA-VI) 
               E211 ____1___  1172km
 89.5 1532  I  RAI Radio1, Bologna/Colle Barbiano (RAI) (bo) 5201 ____I___  1256km
 90.4 1535 ALG Radio Setif, Meghriss (19) Presumed with mention of Al-Jazair. Fair 
               signal and no RDS. Arabic YL.  1911km **

** Personal Skegness 'First'

Regulars omitted.

Antenna south-east, horizontal. Two recording sessions today, 12 hours total recording.

Can't say I am impressed with the April Lyrids so far. We're only a day or two from the peak.

Good DX!

John Faulkner
Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) <3m ASL.
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Elad FDM-S2 (Meteor Scatter)
Sony XDR-F1HD with Konrad i2c mod. (Tropo/Scatter)

Körner 9.2 @ 5.5 metres agl. QTH is 3 metres asl.
Triax FM3, one metre above the ground as a phasing antenna.
Fringe Electronics 20dB & Labgear 30dB band 2 pre-amps.
HS Publications Antenna Phaser.

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

Yaesu G-5500 azimuth & elevation rotator, allowing antenna to be vertical, horizontal, etc.

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