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by Andy Hicks
Thu Jul 28, 2022 4:50 pm
Forum: General - Non Pirate
Topic: Black Country Radio
Replies: 18
Views: 3058

Re: Black Country Radio

I've driven past their site a load of times, too lazy to stop and take a pic of the aerial lol I did grab one a few weeks back while sitting in a queue of traffic but i was too far away really and i wasn't gonna stop to get a better one, more interested in getting home :) I suspect they thought tha...
by Andy Hicks
Wed Jul 13, 2022 7:18 pm
Forum: General - Non Pirate
Topic: Black Country Radio
Replies: 18
Views: 3058

Re: Black Country Radio

Steve Marshall wrote: Mon Jul 11, 2022 6:22 pm It's directional due to its location nothing else.
I probably won't know where to look now to see why they'd be directional, so apart from their 1025 rig, what would it be protecting?

Plus, in the words of the Sex Pistols. I'm a lazy sod :laugh
by Andy Hicks
Wed Jul 13, 2022 7:10 pm
Forum: General - Non Pirate
Topic: Black Country Radio
Replies: 18
Views: 3058

Re: Black Country Radio

Yes the 922 signal isn't great, it'll flick between 922 and 1025 much too frequently and the audio has a slight delay on one of the rigs, so it becomes very noticeable. Now I don't know if there are regulations as to the height of the aerial but the surrounding stuff will need clearing otherwise it'...
by Andy Hicks
Fri Jun 24, 2022 5:16 pm
Forum: General - Non Pirate
Topic: Black Country Radio
Replies: 18
Views: 3058

Re: Black Country Radio

BCR is directional, aimed at the far side of the hill that 102.5 struggles to hit. Coseley, Tipton, West Brom, Oldbury.
by Andy Hicks
Wed Dec 01, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: General - Non Pirate
Topic: Radio Caroline Licence
Replies: 6
Views: 4255

Re: Radio Caroline Licence

According to the Radio Caroline website, they have increased their power today. A cheeky 25kw from what I was reading on a Peter Anthony snippet. I've been able to hear it during the daytime from their 1kw tx and now it's slightly better, although I only ever check in the car. I didn't expect much,...
by Andy Hicks
Thu Oct 28, 2021 6:18 am
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Longest Running West Mids Pirate
Replies: 5
Views: 1985

Re: Longest Running West Mids Pirate

Mike wrote: Sun Oct 24, 2021 3:02 pm
mix fm wrote: Sun Oct 24, 2021 11:47 am kriss fm ex dub fm have had a long stint.
Ah yeah that's right, Dub FM 107.2. Then after that, Kriss was on 105 point something originally I think?
105.15
by Andy Hicks
Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: General - Non Pirate
Topic: New Dance DAB station in Wolves
Replies: 14
Views: 5782

Re: New Dance DAB station in Wolves

Dave wrote: Wed Aug 25, 2021 7:16 pm Didnt quite make three months then.
I think that they lost their way pretty quickly.
Along with the awful bit rate it quickly got difficult to listen to.
by Andy Hicks
Mon May 17, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: General - Non Pirate
Topic: New Dance DAB station in Wolves
Replies: 14
Views: 5782

Re: New Dance DAB station in Wolves

Some half decent stuff played on there when they keep away from the RnB. Probably better than Heart Darnce but the audio quality is awful on dab, if that was an fm pirate they'd be ripped to shreds.
by Andy Hicks
Fri Apr 23, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: General - Non Pirate
Topic: New Dance DAB station in Wolves
Replies: 14
Views: 5782

Re: New Dance DAB station in Wolves

Rebranded as Max I think their dab launch got pushed back to May.
I could be wrong though and it have all gone to ratshit.