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Re: Flex fm

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Re: Flex fm

Post by Fil » Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:06 pm

different test transmission today, and signal seems better for me too
Just a listener since 1990 based in RM13 ;)

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Re: Flex fm

Post by famefm » Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:56 pm

Only 3 days till the start on Sunday and it's on tunein now also

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Re: Flex fm

Post by Danieljames » Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:25 pm

Reception repot please! Low power 1.0 swr just testing...

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Re: Flex fm

Post by famefm » Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:00 pm

It's quite good in Windsor Great Park are you saying that it is going to have more powerful transmissions when it starts properly?

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Re: Flex fm

Post by sinus trouble » Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:16 pm

Loud N clear in Walthamstow! Much better than a few days ago!
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Re: Flex fm

Post by freaky33 » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:40 pm

I listen to the stream, but audio volume is very low and sounding very bad.

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Re: Flex fm

Post by famefm » Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:21 pm

Give them a chance only came on tunein today and it's still only a test transmission I am sure it will be set up properly from the start of programmes next

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Re: Flex fm

Post by teckniqs » Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:06 am

55dB on small portable radio at Clapham Junction up on platform 1, very strong. :tup
30dB near Wembley stadium on ground level.

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Re: Flex fm

Post by teckniqs » Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:20 am

Danieljames wrote:
Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:25 pm
Reception repot please! Low power 1.0 swr just testing...

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That looks like it should work a lot better (vertically) and it sounds to me like it is. And loving those high power Dipoles....

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Re: Flex fm

Post by freaky33 » Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:47 am

Sound distorted at the moment on the stream. Don't know if that's also on FM

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Re: Flex fm

Post by zoostorm » Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:57 pm

Yeah, I've had to turn up the gain on my media player. FM is fine.

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Re: Flex fm

Post by s2000 » Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:51 pm

I am getting it about 28-30dbs on my tuner (which is exactly the same as the aerial setup before) in Bromley. I am just wondering how the selection of the aerial works with a community station? I was under the impression that ofcom would specify what type of aerial should be selected? Seems you have a bit of flexibility (no pun intended) :lol:

Had a listen last night, some house tunes where on and it sounded pretty decent to be fair :tup

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Re: Flex fm

Post by Gigahertz » Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:18 pm

Anyone confirm the output power ?

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Re: Flex fm

Post by shirley » Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:25 pm

200w ERP

I'd fancy a tweak with that stack spacing - looks a little on the large side with energy going up rather than out

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Re: Flex fm

Post by Danieljames » Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:52 pm

50 watts and the spacing is a full wave with a 1.0 swr!

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Re: Flex fm

Post by famefm » Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:55 pm

That's the same as lgr and I think the 96.9 former choice fm crystal palace is only 50 also

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Re: Flex fm

Post by zoostorm » Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:12 pm

Now getting stereo and RDS on my pocket radio indoors if I point towards the south west. Still sounds better on FM than online where they need to turn the gain up.

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Re: Flex fm

Post by zoostorm » Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:14 pm

They're going live tomorrow from 12 noon.

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Re: Flex fm

Post by freaky33 » Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:52 pm

They need some compression/processing on their stream. It sound too flat and distorted sometimes. Take Point Blank as an example for that.

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