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by Steve Marshall
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Groove FM - Dudley
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Groove FM - Dudley

Big update to the Groove FM page today :)

29 new recordings added, and several others updated with extended times or corrected dates etc. All the new or updated files are marked as such, so enjoy :grin1

https://www.thepiratearchive.net/groove/
by Steve Marshall
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Pirate
Topic: birmingham blocks
Replies: 16
Views: 385

Re: birmingham blocks

Agreed a lot of DAB stations sound abysmal and for that very reason i won't listen to them. I found the BBC stations sound better on DAB than FM though, far less compression and sound clearer in my work van. Other than that as i have plenty of data on my phone i'll listen online as long as they have...
by Steve Marshall
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Pirate
Topic: birmingham blocks
Replies: 16
Views: 385

Re: birmingham blocks

Very rare i ever listen to anything on FM these days. The current crop of pirates aren't for me, so i have very little interest in them. Not that i'm knocking them for still being on air, no fair play to them and i'm sure they do what they do very well, but that isn't aimed at me. I can only imagine...
by Steve Marshall
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Bandscan
Replies: 534
Views: 97971

Re: Bandscan

Had a scan last night here for the first time in years!

92.0 - Hot 92 - Stereo RDS
95.1 - Kriss
99.7 - Distinct - RDS
108.0 - Dead Carrier

So whats this carrier all about then?
by Steve Marshall
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: 87.6Mhz
Replies: 12
Views: 764

Re: 87.6Mhz

I did hear some Aqua on there a little while ago though :scared
by Steve Marshall
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Energy 101 (Midlands, Other)
Replies: 1
Views: 593

Re: Energy 101 (Midlands, Other)

lol Dave
by Steve Marshall
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Audio
Topic: FCR 1/12/90
Replies: 1
Views: 262

Re: FCR 1/12/90

I think it was recorded quite close to the site
by Steve Marshall
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: 87.6Mhz
Replies: 12
Views: 764

Re: 87.6Mhz

I do appear to be getting some music with stereo sound rather clearly here yes :D
by Steve Marshall
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: groundplane aerial
Replies: 4
Views: 569

Re: groundplane aerial

Agreed about the local signal Dave, others have had better local coverage with a 1/4 wave ground plane or dipole
by Steve Marshall
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Bandscan
Replies: 534
Views: 97971

Re: Bandscan

Quick scan this morning while in Bearwood (at work)

92.0 - Hot
94.4 - Sting
95.1 - Kriss (weak)
99.7 - Distinct

Nothing else