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Forum: Radio 20-09-2013, 22:34
Replies: 25
Views: 4,159
Posted By Gary Brenton
Car-Crash radio at it's best.... just far too...

Car-Crash radio at it's best.... just far too repetitive for me as with 'Signal 107'

As soon as they mention 'Bryan Adams' - you just know 'summer of 69' will be played...... same with 'Snow...
Forum: Radio 25-08-2013, 23:52
Replies: 21
Views: 2,238
Posted By Gary Brenton
In a word - NO...because the well branded...

In a word - NO...because the well branded stations have already made their mark on that specific listener target audience....and what would BE the point of another station playing 'exactly' the same...
Forum: Radio 25-08-2013, 23:28
Replies: 2,560
Views: 263,230
Posted By Gary Brenton
I agree about everything being 'over-played' -...

I agree about everything being 'over-played' - you just know 'The Time Of My Life' (Bill Medley/Jennifer Warnes) Dancing Queen/ Abba/ Kylie/ Hot Chocolate etc..... is up and coming... amongst umpteen...
Forum: Radio 19-08-2013, 01:51
Replies: 42
Views: 3,786
Posted By Gary Brenton
I am not a million miles from you....and all I...

I am not a million miles from you....and all I can get is 'Signal 1' - no chance of 'The Bridge'....
Forum: Radio 19-08-2013, 01:48
Replies: 42
Views: 3,786
Posted By Gary Brenton
Both 'Signal 1' (102.6) and BCMR (87.6) BOTH very...

Both 'Signal 1' (102.6) and BCMR (87.6) BOTH very listenable within the M6 region.... from spaghetti junction (Birmingham) northwards. (note BCMR are only operational of an evening) - but Signal 1...
Forum: Radio 19-08-2013, 00:14
Replies: 25
Views: 2,220
Posted By Gary Brenton
Ahhh...whoops.... I meant 'Gaydio' ... I listen...

Ahhh...whoops.... I meant 'Gaydio' ... I listen every morning... I didn't realise until I read this thread.... as it is out of my area...but hearing it clear over my neck of the woods...and a...
Forum: Radio 18-08-2013, 20:55
Replies: 25
Views: 2,220
Posted By Gary Brenton
Not forgetting 'Gaydar' Radio... It rips Juice to...

Not forgetting 'Gaydar' Radio... It rips Juice to pieces! (Probably the ONLY 'dance' station in the UK.... I am too old for Gaydar...but it's a great station... :)
Forum: Radio 27-07-2013, 20:35
Replies: 34
Views: 4,669
Posted By Gary Brenton
I totally agree... What was the whole point in...

I totally agree...

What was the whole point in building new transmitters, adding fibre-optic linking equipment...amongst many other factors just to hear a 'mono' output on a different platform?

I...
Forum: Radio 19-07-2013, 01:47
Replies: 18
Views: 2,932
Posted By Gary Brenton
Yep... 'Johnny Doom' joined Kerrang....and now he...

Yep... 'Johnny Doom' joined Kerrang....and now he is on Planet Rock... one of the worst presenters I have EVER heard.

As soon as he joined Kerrang... I switched stations...
Forum: Radio 16-07-2013, 23:26
Replies: 43
Views: 6,684
Posted By Gary Brenton
Interesting (PlayIt software) I once knew of a...

Interesting (PlayIt software)

I once knew of a hospital radio station who wanted to use this programme a while ago... probably one of the easiest programmes to use... but if I remember - there was...
Forum: Radio 13-07-2013, 21:15
Replies: 6
Views: 1,345
Posted By Gary Brenton
I think the O.P was referring to the actual...

I think the O.P was referring to the actual 'transmitter site' - not the actual studios... ;)
Forum: Radio 10-07-2013, 22:31
Replies: 334
Views: 45,280
Posted By Gary Brenton
Touch is a good station.... far far better than...

Touch is a good station.... far far better than most...
Forum: Radio 10-07-2013, 22:30
Replies: 334
Views: 45,280
Posted By Gary Brenton
Not patch on the late great 'Beacon Radio' in...

Not patch on the late great 'Beacon Radio' in the 80's....or 'BRMB' in the 80's... both GREAT - but different stations which were local to their own areas.
Forum: Radio 07-07-2013, 23:10
Replies: 42
Views: 3,786
Posted By Gary Brenton
Big City (89.1) should be no problem in and...

Big City (89.1) should be no problem in and around the city centre. (Also they play a really good variety of music) ;)
Forum: Radio 07-07-2013, 00:11
Replies: 334
Views: 45,280
Posted By Gary Brenton
This is easy living in the Midlands... my worst...

This is easy living in the Midlands... my worst EVER stations has to be 'Heart' and 'Free Radio' - both VERY repetitive in every sense.... boring radio at it's very best... sorry guys... just being...
Forum: Radio 06-07-2013, 23:17
Replies: 42
Views: 3,786
Posted By Gary Brenton
I listen most nights to BCMR.... just non-stop...

I listen most nights to BCMR.... just non-stop 60's 70's 80's 90's to current... although lately focused on oldies - including a lot of classic 80's and rock. It sounds very professionally ran with...
Forum: Radio 07-06-2013, 02:11
Replies: 2,750
Views: 173,374
Posted By Gary Brenton
Never much of a Tropo here in the Midlands.......

Never much of a Tropo here in the Midlands.... but picking up the 'East' of the UK.... KLFM96.7 BBC Norfolk and 'Kiss' 106.4... all around 53db - stereo FULL RDS....! :D
Forum: Radio 24-05-2013, 22:49
Replies: 16
Views: 2,097
Posted By Gary Brenton
Interesting thread.... Having owned top-notch FM...

Interesting thread....

Having owned top-notch FM and DAB tuners - BOTH can sound superb in their own way.

FM has wider dynamics than DAB... but slightly more compressed (again - that depends on the...
Forum: Radio 24-05-2013, 01:56
Replies: 169
Views: 21,582
Posted By Gary Brenton
Kerrang went down hill slowly since it had been...

Kerrang went down hill slowly since it had been taken over a few years ago. The dire 'imaging' (Spoken jingles) hasn't helped Kerrang whatsoever which was a complete turn off for many people I knew...
Forum: Radio 23-05-2013, 22:56
Replies: 37
Views: 5,859
Posted By Gary Brenton
Only just been able to receive Juice over here in...

Only just been able to receive Juice over here in the Midlands (for the very first time) and not impressed that much compared to what it previously was a few years ago.

Having heard this station...
Forum: Radio 22-05-2013, 23:08
Replies: 3,859
Views: 264,285
Posted By Gary Brenton
Hmmmm..... is this a very low power 'pirate'...

Hmmmm..... is this a very low power 'pirate' station from the 'Aldridge' area of the Midlands....?

The reason I ask because someone told me about this a couple of years ago because there was a...
Forum: Radio 15-05-2013, 01:41
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By Gary Brenton
BBC Radio Shropshire...all the way to Gloucester!

Exactly as the thread title states - BBC Radio Shropshire (96.0) can be received pretty much SOLID all the way along the M5 to Gloucester...and probably beyond!

Wow...what a huge signal that...
Forum: Radio 19-04-2013, 23:34
Replies: 15
Views: 2,958
Posted By Gary Brenton
A great station! - It just proves that you don't...

A great station! - It just proves that you don't need presenters to make a good station... seems 'automation' is the in thing lately especially in my area)

I always listen to 'Jack' if I am in the...
Forum: Radio 12-04-2013, 23:47
Replies: 73
Views: 6,436
Posted By Gary Brenton
Interesting regarding the Nottingham MUX.... I...

Interesting regarding the Nottingham MUX.... I must be about 30+ miles out of their area...yet I can hear BBC Notts/ Gem 106/ Gold/ Capital etc... YET...I can't receive my OWN MUX of which I live on...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 31-03-2013, 00:09
Replies: 63
Views: 47,012
Posted By Gary Brenton
We have just had this installed a few days ago -...

We have just had this installed a few days ago - and so far so good.

Still coming to terms with the remote control at the moment...but getting there slowly.

Picture quality and audio quality are...
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