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Forum: Radio 26-08-2015, 17:37
Replies: 627
Views: 64,646
Posted By Brightonelectri
Am In The Netherlands

People in the Netherlands will still be able to listen to BBC on 198 LF and also BBC 5
on 693khz in the western and northern part of the country. the French service of
Belgian radio on 621 can be...
Forum: Radio 26-04-2015, 19:42
Replies: 627
Views: 64,646
Posted By Brightonelectri
Am Radio

RMC, EUROPEI and FRANCE INTER still broadcasting on LF despite the band being
totally unsuitable for music! France Inter even has an hour of classical music on
weekday afternoons.

FM has been...
Forum: Radio 05-05-2010, 17:21
Replies: 40
Views: 5,449
Posted By Brightonelectri
air band

Pirates on FM - danger to Aircraft
Anyone in London will know that there are many pirate FM transmissions. These uncontrolled broadcasts are a danger to aircraft communications as in many cases they...
Forum: Radio 05-05-2010, 17:08
Replies: 16
Views: 1,692
Posted By Brightonelectri
long distance AM

There are still some italian AM stations. I can pick up 900Khz at night in Brighton, I think it is from Milano.
A mountaineer told me in a pub (after too many drinks) that he received BBC 198khz near...
Forum: Radio 27-04-2010, 22:54
Replies: 25
Views: 3,022
Posted By Brightonelectri
Bbc 648

BBC World 648Khz

Although World Service 648 comes in loud and clear in Paris,Amsterdam and Hamburg, reception in Brighton is
poor in daytime and drowned by Spanish stations after dark. There would...
Forum: Radio 20-04-2010, 22:12
Replies: 33
Views: 2,675
Posted By Brightonelectri
Bbc On Short Waves

I am old enough to remember the 50s and 60s when the Soviet Union spent a fortune on jamming BBC signals to east europe. They also jammed the medium wave signals from the BBC on 1296 and the VOA...
Forum: Radio 20-04-2010, 22:00
Replies: 67
Views: 5,981
Posted By Brightonelectri
bbc radio kent

BBC Radio Kent has a small studio in Tunbridge Wells in a shopping centre opposite the Railway Station. I believe that it is used by Radio 4 Today progr occasionally to interview politicians who...
Forum: Technical 20-04-2010, 21:48
Replies: 13
Views: 1,997
Posted By Brightonelectri
French Tv Received In Brighton

Over the weekend the high pressure allowed reception of various French digital Tv channels on my Bravia TV. They all have numbers from 800 upwards and include Virgin 17,Paris Premiere, France 4,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2010, 20:34
Replies: 17
Views: 3,124
Posted By Brightonelectri
My Family

Its thanks to Senator McCarthy(USA 1950s) that we have the Globe Theatre on London's South Bank and Zoe Wannamaker in the BBC long running series MY FAMILY,
for without the crazed Senator, the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-04-2010, 17:31
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By Brightonelectri
Joan Rivers-Roast-Channel 4 Monday

I cannot believe that the management of Chanel 4 had watched this AWFUL programme before it was broadcast.
Although Joan Rivers is usually very funny this dreadful programme was the most embarrasing...
Forum: Radio 09-04-2010, 18:54
Replies: 42
Views: 3,079
Posted By Brightonelectri
Radio 5 reception

Radio 5 can be received via MW, Freeview, Freesat, the Astra system and via the internet.The DAB signal does have black spots, especially on the east coast and remote rural locations. In Brighton the...
Forum: Radio 08-04-2010, 11:09
Replies: 16
Views: 1,130
Posted By Brightonelectri
How the BBC can save money

-BBCI Question Time could be simulcast on BBC Radio5
-all local radio transmitters should be turned off between midnight and 0530 hrs to save some power
-Radio 6 should be offered to Channel 4 to...
Forum: Freeview 23-03-2010, 20:05
Replies: 10
Views: 7,335
Posted By Brightonelectri
French tv via Freeview

Thanks for replies. As I dont want to clutter up the roof with more metal I think I will stick to watching bits of French TV via the internet. Arte has dozens of video clips free to watch as does M6.
Forum: TV Shows: US 23-03-2010, 19:55
Replies: 149
Views: 28,298
Posted By Brightonelectri
Big Bang Theory

Big Bang Theory is the most witty US import since Frasier.
I love the way Sheldon uses polysyallabic words which Penny simply does not understand!
Forum: Freeview 23-03-2010, 19:29
Replies: 10
Views: 7,335
Posted By Brightonelectri
French TV on Freeview

French TV on Freeview
I live on high ground in Brighton. My Freeview EPG has added, after re-tuning, the names of French channels includling; Paris Premiere, M6 and Arte HD. Last summer I watched...
Forum: Radio 11-03-2010, 21:38
Replies: 239
Views: 11,545
Posted By Brightonelectri
Radio 3

All EU countries have a <high culture> channel, France has France Musique AND France Culture. Spain has Radio Classica AND Radio Catalunya Classical music stations. Germany has regional arts and...
Forum: Freeview 10-03-2010, 19:58
Replies: 1,714
Views: 727,797
Posted By Brightonelectri
It might be helpful if channels were ALPHABETICAL...

It might be helpful if channels were ALPHABETICAL . With increasing numbers of channels this would simplify finding the one you want and would be the same accross all EPGs.
Forum: Radio 10-03-2010, 19:44
Replies: 39
Views: 14,119
Posted By Brightonelectri
powerful am brodcasts

apologies for earlier typo. Radio Marti is funded by the US Government (not UK!)-
Forum: Radio 10-03-2010, 10:41
Replies: 39
Views: 14,119
Posted By Brightonelectri
High powered transmissions

In the USA MW AM transmitters are supposed to have a maximum power of 50KW. In Florida the UK Government broadcasts a programme called Radio Marti-Spanish for Cuba. The transmitter is situate in the...
Forum: Radio 06-03-2010, 17:07
Replies: 20
Views: 1,438
Posted By Brightonelectri
Bbc Economies

The BBC could save some energy by switching off duplicate radio services between 01 and 05 hrs every day.
The audiences for BBC TV in the early hours must be very small, again, turn off the...
Forum: Radio 05-03-2010, 20:47
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Brightonelectri
distant daytime AM-Brighton

DISTANT AM received IN BRIGHTON
The following AM stations received clearly in daytime in Brighton(500m from sea) with old Grundig portable.
828 Gold (Fern Barrow,Dorset)
864 Radio Blue, Paris
999...
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