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Offline Marcy1

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198 BBC?
« on: July 17, 2022, 0213 UTC »
at 0210 I cpy weak YL in EE? I beleive this is BBC
on LW ....also in there "DIW" beacon with it in CW
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Re: 198 BBC?
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2022, 0310 UTC »
A long time ago that was a BBC frequency. Whether it is now I couldn't tell you. With the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the BBC is reviving a lot of silent frequencies to hit the war zone.

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Re: 198 BBC?
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2022, 1206 UTC »
tks Pigmeat, it was def. a YL in EE but ex. weak Winter is way
better for LW I usually never go down to LW in the summer but
actually the loop is really quiet on LW ....have to have a listen agn
some night...73,s Marcy
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Re: 198 BBC?
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2022, 0326 UTC »
A long time ago that was a BBC frequency. Whether it is now I couldn't tell you.

It still is, for now: BBC Radio 4 (domestic service) during the day and evening, BBC World Service for some period overnight (all UK time).

You can always confirm by checking against their internet audio stream or turn on a UK SDR (or Twente) tuned to 198.
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