We seek to understand and document all radio transmissions, legal and otherwise, as part of the radio listening hobby. We do not encourage any radio operations contrary to regulations. Always consult with the appropriate authorities if you have questions concerning what is permissible in your locale.

Author Topic: BBC Radio 4 198khz now on half power  (Read 504 times)

Online europirate

  • DX Legend
  • ******
  • Posts: 2061
  • UK
    • View Profile
    • Email
BBC Radio 4 198khz now on half power
« on: November 19, 2023, 1049 UTC »
It has been reported in the UK radio forums that BBC Radio 4 on 198khz is now permanently running on half-power (250KW) ahead of a potential switch-off next year.

Radio 5 on 693 and 909 khz are also on reduced power.
JRC NRD-515 & NRD-545
SDRplay RSPdx
Various wire antennas ... Global AT-1000 ATU
Shazam is the DXer's friend!

Online europirate

  • DX Legend
  • ******
  • Posts: 2061
  • UK
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: BBC Radio 4 198khz now on half power
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2023, 1932 UTC »
Additional info on the future of 198khz from the BBC ...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/articles/2023/bbc-radio-4-long-wave-transition
JRC NRD-515 & NRD-545
SDRplay RSPdx
Various wire antennas ... Global AT-1000 ATU
Shazam is the DXer's friend!

 

HFUnderground Mug
HFUnderground Mug
by MitchellTimeDesigns