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by Mike
Thu Jun 15, 2023 6:53 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Freedom 95.1
Replies: 112
Views: 911885

Re: Freedom 95.1

fm man wrote: Thu Jun 15, 2023 2:05 pm when are they back on again. yet to hear freedom in north birmingham yet..
Managed to get it here at the weekend in sunny Erdo. Had to retune the tuner to 99.75 to avoid lots of spurious shit from Classic/Heart and also an asian station (Radio Panj?) from Coventry, but it was there :pirate
by Mike
Wed Mar 22, 2023 6:38 pm
Forum: General - Non Pirate
Topic: Ludlow DAB
Replies: 6
Views: 14051

Re: Ludlow DAB

dab dead & burried; pontless.... Can't agree with this. The only time I listen to fm now is to bandscan the pirates. If I have the radio on then it's dab all the time, or Apple Music mostly. I'd rather just find the station's stream and listen online instead of using DAB - the bitrate is usuall...
by Mike
Sun Mar 05, 2023 9:51 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Bandscan
Replies: 1037
Views: 1354223

Re: Bandscan

87.5 - unknown playing dancehall/afrobeats style music, steady signal so probably not one of those car stereo transmitters? 90.2 - City Beats 92.0 - Hot 92.4 - Dream 93.1 - unknown playing reggae, very faint signal 94.4 - Sting - silent carrier all weekend, strange for them 95.1 - Kriss 101.2 - Gene...
by Mike
Sun Mar 05, 2023 9:35 pm
Forum: General - Non Pirate
Topic: Wolvo Small Scale DAB
Replies: 13
Views: 41251

Re: Wolvo Small Scale DAB

dab dead & burried, signal crap round brum, from castle vale.. Yeah, it's a pretty poor signal isn't it! Mind you, Switch doesn't get out very well on FM either, quite a low block they are on.. I'm assuming the DAB is broadcast from the same site, haven't really looked into it. I'm a couple of ...
by Mike
Thu Mar 02, 2023 8:05 pm
Forum: General - Non Pirate
Topic: Wolvo Small Scale DAB
Replies: 13
Views: 41251

Re: Wolvo Small Scale DAB

That's a tonne of stations, i wonder how low the bitrate will need to be to cram those all in?
by Mike
Thu Mar 02, 2023 6:32 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Bandscan
Replies: 1037
Views: 1354223

Re: Bandscan

There is a licensed station on 99.6 in Coventry these days which makes it to me in NE birmingham so you might not want to use too much power on 99.7 :(
by Mike
Fri Feb 24, 2023 7:59 am
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Bandscan
Replies: 1037
Views: 1354223

Re: Bandscan

They are definitely on now, signal is pretty good here. Audio could use a bit more top end but the level is ok.
by Mike
Mon Feb 06, 2023 5:37 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Bandscan
Replies: 1037
Views: 1354223

Re: Bandscan

I think I heard it about twoish, playing Cotton Eye Joe :lol: and then what sounded like one of the old jingles from the early 90s. Didn't listen for long though tbh!
by Mike
Sun Feb 05, 2023 12:47 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Bandscan
Replies: 1037
Views: 1354223

Re: Bandscan

90.2 City Beats
92.0 Hot
92.4 Dream
94.4 Sting
95.1 Freedom (just about)
101.2 Genesis
by Mike
Fri Jan 13, 2023 8:25 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Bandscan
Replies: 1037
Views: 1354223

Re: Bandscan

fm man wrote: Thu Jan 12, 2023 8:42 pm dream dont reach round here no more..
It's just about making it here to my end of erdington... but I am fairly high up :D