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Re: MW Dx

Post by RedDragon » 16 Nov 2012, 22:07

acl777 wrote:Cheers. Just ordered it from eBay under the tecsun badge.

Have you got the ebay link for that mate?
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Re: MW Dx

Post by acl777 » 17 Nov 2012, 05:29

RE: Tecsun desktop mediumwave loop antenna AN 200. I can't get the link as I use the eBay app on my iPhone. The company is tquchina it's $13.99 plus $12.00 pp. The sale price works out at approx £8.81. With pp it was £16.86. Alot cheaper than the £40 or so from this country under the Eton name.

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Re: MW Dx

Post by Farty » 17 Nov 2012, 22:06

Just pulled in Radio Rossii from lesno, Russia on 873. 2337 miles.
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Re: MW Dx

Post by marcusabacus » 17 Nov 2012, 22:28

Fartblood wrote:Just pulled in Radio Rossii from lesno, Russia on 873. 2337 miles.
Had them this morning at just before 7am for about 15 mins then disappeared :o

I have a US station on 873 at the moment...although i can twiddle the antenna and just get Rossii through the C&W music..
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Re: MW Dx

Post by marcusabacus » 17 Nov 2012, 22:43

AFM or AFN radio....Don't know where their transmitter is but 20 over 9 so guess Europe???

EDIT: Found AFN radio from Wiesbaden 873am
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Re: MW Dx

Post by acl777 » 17 Nov 2012, 23:41

I've also got radio rossii on 873. Not bad as radio norfolk uses this frequency as well from the west lynn transmitter.The first time I got AFN on 873 I was using my 750 and thought I'd got a genuine transatlantic transmission until I checked WRTH.

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Re: MW Dx

Post by CaptainKirk » 18 Nov 2012, 12:07

using the eton g6 on its own antenna sat night 17/11/12 at 2120hrs 873khz AFN good signal then was fading and being replaced by another R Rossi?
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Re: Groundwave v skywave propagation

Post by acl777 » 18 Nov 2012, 14:23

After reading an article on mw circle I just wanted to check one thing. When you receive your local stations at night are they still being received via groundwave propagation the same as during the day? My understanding is skywave only kicks in for distant stations that couldnt reach you via groundwave when the d layer disappears . So in effect at night the mw band propagates signals via two methods and anything that you receive via groundwave during the day cannot become skywave at night due to its close proximity?

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Re: MW Dx

Post by acl777 » 18 Nov 2012, 14:25

custard wrote:using the eton g6 on its own antenna sat night 17/11/12 at 2120hrs 873khz AFN good signal then was fading and being replaced by another R Rossi?
Probably was. It was coming in very strongly last night. I usually get AFN on 873.

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Re: MW Dx

Post by Farty » 18 Nov 2012, 15:53

Anyone else pre ordered the 2013 WRTH?
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Re: MW Dx

Post by acl777 » 18 Nov 2012, 17:47

Yes. Should be out dec 21st.

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Re: MW Dx

Post by marcusabacus » 18 Nov 2012, 19:47

acl777 wrote:Yes. Should be out dec 21st.
14th Dec according to Amazon :)
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Re: MW Dx

Post by RedDragon » 18 Nov 2012, 20:07

acl777 wrote:RE: Tecsun desktop mediumwave loop antenna AN 200. I can't get the link as I use the eBay app on my iPhone. The company is tquchina it's $13.99 plus $12.00 pp. The sale price works out at approx £8.81. With pp it was £16.86. Alot cheaper than the £40 or so from this country under the Eton name.
Found it mate, at that price i think i cannot turn it down.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/130391869586? ... 1438.l2649


so how many of you are using this loop antenna?
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Re: MW Dx

Post by Farty » 18 Nov 2012, 21:50

Got a positive ident on RAI Radio Uno from Bologna, Italy, quiet but clear on 567 kHz.
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Re: MW Dx

Post by RedDragon » 18 Nov 2012, 22:02

Fartblood wrote:Got a positive ident on RAI Radio Uno from Bologna, Italy, quiet but clear on 567 kHz.
on your longwire or that loop mate?
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