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Author Topic: KRE's nasty transmitter hum.  (Read 2096 times)

Offline atrainradio

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KRE's nasty transmitter hum.
« on: August 11, 2014, 2141 UTC »
Been listening to the DPRK's service on 15245 via twente regularly now. I noticed that their dear leader just can't seem to fix the transmitter hum that is just messing up the broadcasts.
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Re: KRE's nasty transmitter hum.
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2014, 2215 UTC »
Nah, it is glorious and highly desirable hum.  ;)

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Re: KRE's nasty transmitter hum.
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2014, 0013 UTC »
They've had that for some time.

But compared to R Cairo, its working great.  R Cairo is unintelligible today.

R Belarus has some tones on it, making it difficult to listen to.
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Re: KRE's nasty transmitter hum.
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2014, 0419 UTC »
To my ears it sounds remarkably similar to the jamming signal they use for the various South Korean stations. I used to hear various language services bleeding through and mixing with each other/ Listening now to DPRK English on 15180 and the hum isn't as noticeable as on Twente.
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Re: KRE's nasty transmitter hum.
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2014, 0158 UTC »
Its not really a hum, but it does sound like what a jammer would do (although I don't think its a jammer, but a bad feed or something). I hear the same thing on several of their frequencies.

Was listening to them today on Twente's SDR. The program came on & was strong. With about a 1/4 - 1/2 second delay, could hear the same thing, but much, much weaker (usually could only hear the delayed piece if there was a break in the first one's audio).

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