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by livendirect
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Bandscan
Replies: 818
Views: 171252

Re: Bandscan

Yeah I was listening to a tape on here not long ago of a station called Sunrise which was on 99.7 back in 1992 from Wolverhampton and I think he is the first DJ on that tape, it's in the west midlands misc audio section. Then Dub FM came along which I seem to remember was linked to Sunrise, and mayb...
by livendirect
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Bandscan
Replies: 818
Views: 171252

Re: Bandscan

With citybeats you cant get the reception all over hills get in the way but as a station like citybeats thats not distortion because their no1 makes such a difference. I wouldnt listen to distortion. Vibez 92.4 Sting 94.4 Have the best audio on the band at the moment fact :winking As for stereo too...
by livendirect
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Bandscan
Replies: 818
Views: 171252

Re: Bandscan

Kriss at the moment sounds like they're not using any compression at all. There really isn't any excuse for this when the software to do the job is available for free! Not like times past when a hardware compressor was required. It's also quite muffled so probably no pre-emphasis added. Sting does ...
by livendirect
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Bandscan
Replies: 818
Views: 171252

Re: Bandscan

Was listening to kriss on way back from work today there audio was rubbish worst i have ever heard from kriss shame really as there one of the longest running station as for sting they really have up'ed there game nice signal and cracking audio in stereo
by livendirect
Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: 90.2
Replies: 19
Views: 5211

Re: 90.2

Mr_Bandit wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:06 pm
Coventry?
ye was hitting Coventry last night in parts :happy144
by livendirect
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: 90.2
Replies: 19
Views: 5211

Re: 90.2

just been to Coventry was hitting there ok lads
by livendirect
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: birmingham blocks
Replies: 36
Views: 7447

Re: birmingham blocks

Get it higher off the block to low
by livendirect
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Which transmitter site is best tower block or mobile mast sites?
Replies: 7
Views: 1892

Re: Which transmitter site is best tower block or mobile mast sites?

tower block for me, best if it has a mobile phone mast on it to attach your aerial to & lock your rig to in weather proof box. unless offcock dont want you on the dial, also make it hard for the rig thieves they are around still... still get a buzz out of climbing masts and a nice signal mind you f...
by livendirect
Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Which transmitter site is best tower block or mobile mast sites?
Replies: 7
Views: 1892

Re: Which transmitter site is best tower block or mobile mast sites?

powerhouse 2006 only used to run on a sunday for about 6 hours tho. I know, I was there... 40 watts RF, 2 x Tractor Batteries (seriously), on at 2pm, usually fell off air about 11 hours later... LiIon batteries might be the answer these days I suppose, but as you say - who could be arsed... Good si...
by livendirect
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Pirate
Topic: Which transmitter site is best tower block or mobile mast sites?
Replies: 7
Views: 1892

Re: Which transmitter site is best tower block or mobile mast sites?

The best site depends on what's available and where you want to cover. Assume rigs are always mains. Powerhouse in 2006 wasn't but that was very much an exception!! powerhouse 2006 only used to run on a sunday for about 6 hours tho battery really is a waste a time unless you are running about 5 wat...