Retro FM 87.5 - Can anyone else pick this up? What area is it from?

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Retro FM 87.5 - Can anyone else pick this up? What area is it from?

Post by teckniqs » Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:13 pm

Does anyone know what area this is broadcasting to?

....I've just been up a hill 5 miles north of Worthing called Chanctonbury Ring, I was able to record this video just before it started to heavily over-mod and became unlistenable. (or should I say even more unlistenable - the music not my cuppa tea!)

I expect it's either north or north east of here, probably some old-boy anorak with a Chinese rig, certainly not local though..


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Re: Retro FM 87.5 - Can anyone else pick this up? What area is it from?

Post by Albert H » Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:04 pm

:tup
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Re: Retro FM 87.5 - Can anyone else pick this up? What area is it from?

Post by Albert H » Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:05 pm

It's not a Chinese rig (AFAIK). It's from the Midlands. It probably wasn't over modulated, it was probably multipath distortion
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Re: Retro FM 87.5 - Can anyone else pick this up? What area is it from?

Post by rissonew12 » Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:51 am

Wow chantonbury ring that brings back some childhood memories

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Re: Retro FM 87.5 - Can anyone else pick this up? What area is it from?

Post by teckniqs » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:33 pm

Albert H wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:05 pm
It's not a Chinese rig (AFAIK). It's from the Midlands. It probably wasn't over modulated, it was probably multipath distortion
Are you sure it's as far away as that? I don't really get Sutton Coldfield's 250kW stations all that well up there and it's one hell of a trek.

....I was listening for about half an hour moving into many different places around the top of the hill but the audio just got louder and louder and at one stage it was so loud it was blasting their signal off the dial.

Might try and get back up there again next week and see what I can get.

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