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102.2 Lincs FM

Post by MrWeetabix » 28 Mar 2012, 00:19

First post in this section! :-)

I have been listening to Lincs FM 102.2 from the North East of England for the past 30mins, just died off now, so seems to be a lift on the band :-)

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Post by Admiral » 02 Apr 2012, 22:23

Skeggy Radio.

Back in the day, when the exotic FM stations started floating in from Europe on the commercial bands then it was time to dash for the 2m set.
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Re: 102.2 Lincs FM

Post by MrWeetabix » 03 Apr 2012, 11:03

been very interesting to tune around that band late at night and be able to pick out the weak signals. Only issue is that after midnight, most BBC Local stations go to R5 Live programming, so ascertaining what they are can be difficult.
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Post by g0slq » 09 Apr 2012, 19:19

I have Lincs FM and a Norfolk station on an old Sony receiver's preset. I think BBC Leeds, York and Radio Aire (Leeds) as well as Sheffield's Hallam FM were all on there too.

I'm also in the northeast, like Craig, but not as close to the coast. Living on a hilltop would yield spectacular results with she slightest of "lifts". I always wished I'd purchased a proper directional antenna for FM broadcast.

Reminds me, time I bought an updated copy of WRTH 8)
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Re: 102.2 Lincs FM

Post by JohnB57 » 09 Apr 2012, 22:06

Just for interest for the odd person who may not know.

Lincs FM on 102.2 comes off of Belmont with a likely antenna height of between 1200ft and 1500ft asl and a fairly clear shot into north east England. According to this - http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1602048 - the tx power is 3.6kw on mixed polarisation.

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Re: 102.2 Lincs FM

Post by MrWeetabix » 10 Apr 2012, 09:49

JohnB57 wrote:Just for interest for the odd person who may not know.

Lincs FM on 102.2 comes off of Belmont with a likely antenna height of between 1200ft and 1500ft asl and a fairly clear shot into north east England. According to this - http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1602048 - the tx power is 3.6kw on mixed polarisation.
cheers for the info.....I was still quite chuffed to be picking it up, being a n00b to SWL on that band, it's all still very new and exciting 8)
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Post by smoggy07 » 10 Apr 2012, 10:49

MrWeetabix wrote:
JohnB57 wrote:Just for interest for the odd person who may not know.

Lincs FM on 102.2 comes off of Belmont with a likely antenna height of between 1200ft and 1500ft asl and a fairly clear shot into north east England. According to this - http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1602048 - the tx power is 3.6kw on mixed polarisation.
cheers for the info.....I was still quite chuffed to be picking it up, being a n00b to SWL on that band, it's all still very new and exciting 8)
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Re: 102.2 Lincs FM

Post by Catherine » 03 May 2012, 18:49

In Norwich I've also picked up Lincs FM before.

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Re: 102.2 Lincs FM

Post by jackbromby » 28 Dec 2012, 19:48

Here in Teesside I can hear Lincs FM 24/7 using a 5 element FM antenna on a 4m pole in the back garden. I can sometimes get it with RDS.
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Re: 102.2 Lincs FM

Post by scanking » 28 Dec 2012, 22:36

I can pick LincsFM here also very clear all the time. :lol:
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Re: 102.2 Lincs FM

Post by jackbromby » 29 Dec 2012, 01:37

Equipment:
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