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There is still something broadcasting a beep every few seconds on that frequency.
And just now (20:30 CEST, secods after the screenshot) some music is starting.

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Maybe trans world radio, in some middle-eastern or eurasian language. In that case the signal would come from Moldova.
 

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Perhaps there has been a reprieve, I'm listening to it now on the scanner
 

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And now it's gone.
 

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1584 from Sheffield (ex Hallam) or Edinburgh (ex Forth) maybe?
No the commentary definitely mentioned LBC, as though somebody had powered up the transmitter one last time.
 

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No the commentary definitely mentioned LBC, as though somebody had powered up the transmitter one last time.
And non-english.... I usually check a website call mwlist. There you can compare to live streams from the web and thus often
find the origin. In this case, there was no match. So it is is guess work. My bet is still on Trans World Radio.

Today I made my own synchronous am receiver in gnuradio and tested it on 198khz, 648khz and 1611kHz. It is not perfect yet,
but it handles the deep fading on radio Augusta well. The ultimate goal is to add in some side channel interference suppression
for channels like "shortwaveradio.de" on 6160kHz

The first picture shows that the carrier is locked (ideal is all points on a horizontal line. Interference causes them to deviate)


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The second picture shows the desired audio signal, i.e., the in-phase signal, in blue and the quadrature signal in red.
Ideally the red one should be zero apart from some ambient noise.
Any interference from an side channel will affect both signals, which is the key to using the red signal to
(partially) suppress interference in the blue one. The current decoder does not handle that yet.

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And here is a waterfall
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Radio Augusta has a really cool website as well and a high quality audio stream on there (the medium wave stream is degraded by weak signals
and fading, which is why it is a good test channel). Some of the programs are really amazing and/or unusual. And they have no commercials, except for some jingles with ship horns and see gulls, and some announcement that they are looking for deejays.

Keeping the dream alive...

www.radioaugusta.com English, French ...
1611kHz in between various other pirate stations.
From ivory coast (or somewhere closer by...) :->
 

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All remaining Greatest Hits Radio ex ILR AM services will cease in the near future - probably before the end of the year.

990khz Doncaster (ex Radio Hallam)
1026khz Belfast (ex Downtown Radio)
1035khz Ayr (ex West Sound)
1107khz Inverness (ex MFR)
1152khz Newcastle (ex Metro Radio)
1152khz Glasgow (ex Radio Clyde)
1161khz Dundee (ex Radio Tay)
1305khz Barnsley (ex Radio Hallam)
1548khz Edinburgh (ex Radio Forth)
1548khz Sheffield (ex Radio Hallam)
1584khz Perth (Radio Tay)


In addition 855khz Sunshine Radio is slated for closure at some point
 
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Downtown is still Downtown, not part of Greatest Hits. But same owners.
 

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1026khz Downtown Radio ceased yesterday (07/12) and is now on a retune loop
 

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3 more closures on the 7th, all now on retune loops:

1152khz - Newcastle (ex Metro Radio)
1152khz Glasgow (ex Radio Clyde)
1548khz - Edinburgh (ex Radio Forth)

Radio Clyde fails to make its 50th anniversary on 1152 by less than a month - (launch 31/12 1973!)

So far the other Scottish MW stations are still on, but they will likely start to be pulled off air in the next week or so so if anyone wants to dx them one last time you had better be quick!
 

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1548 Radio Forth retune loop is heard very well on the Cornwall / South West UK kiwisdr! :D
 

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Switched off today (11/12) - no retune loop the tx just got turned off

990khz Doncaster (ex Radio Hallam)
1107khz Inverness (ex MFR)
1305khz Barnsley (ex Radio Hallam)

Dundee & Perth will be the next ones to be turned off.
 

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These were turned off today (12/12)

1035khz Ayr (ex West Sound)
1161khz Dundee (ex Radio Tay)
1548khz Sheffield (ex Radio Hallam)
 

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Local Manx radio on 1368kHz (land based 20kW transmitter) may not be around for long.
 

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Oh dear. That will mean the end of the simulcast of Radio Caroline then.
 

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1584khz Perth (Radio Tay)

was taken off air at lunchtime 13/12
 

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The old Clyde Forth & Downtown tuning loops were turned off this morning (12/12) - all Bauer MW transmiitters are now off air.
 

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Oh dear. That will mean the end of the simulcast of Radio Caroline then.
Caroline does have many minutes of silence around here
 

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You have until New Years Eve to dx the Danish transmitter at Kalundborg. (243khz) Its being shut down


Her Majesty Queen Margrethe will get the last word on longwave when DR shuts down the signal from Gisseløre [Kalundborg 243 kHz] on December 31, according to the daily Nordvestnyt on Saturday.
From 15-18 [14.00-17.00 UTC] on New Year’s Eve, DR will broadcast a mix of what has been sent through the station’s 96-years lifespan, in particular music programs but also historical radio clips about and from the station itself.
Exactly at 18 [17.00 UTC], Queen Margrethe’s New Year’s speech will be broadcast live, after which the well-known pause signal “Jeg drømte mig en drøm i nat” [I dreamed a dream last night] fades out and will mark the final switch off of the signal.

Kalundborg Langbølgesender FB group (2023-12-18)
 
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