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Old 21-04-2006, 07:47   #1
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1593 kHz WDR from Langenberg

Hi all,
DRM tests from WDR station Langenberg on 1593 kHz. This frequency was in use for WDR till the end of 1993, later Radio Free Europe from Holzkirchen, now back in Langenberg.
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Old 09-06-2006, 13:43   #2
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Just in time for the FIFA world cup, WDR started their DRM transmissions from Langenberg today.
Currently playing classical music, high bitrate, good audio quality.
Edit: Meanwhile they are reporting from the stadium in München.
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Old 09-06-2006, 18:45   #3
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Here is my first report, some dropouts but great audio quality!
Interesting mix concerning the programming, classical music and reports from the world cup!
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Old 10-06-2006, 07:06   #4
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And here is my over night report. Quite good in darkness.
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Old 10-06-2006, 09:10   #5
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Here is a report from half past midnight till loss of signal in daylight.

WMER was always higher at the upper part of the spectrum, there were some problems from the channel below and during fading, an on-channel carrier could sometimes be seen. Since this is my first try on this frequency, my loop's position may not have been at its optimum so far.

See screenshot for typical spectrum, waterfall, impulse response and WMER plots.

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Old 10-06-2006, 10:06   #6
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Quite good results during the night even with the high bitrate, except 0000- 0030, could also be seen in Carsten´s report.
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Very sad:
In good old times they were running several hundred kilowatts in AM with a big signal all over europe, now they do not even manage to transmit a readable signal at 65km distance.
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Really bad last night.
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Old 11-06-2006, 09:17   #9
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Great results last night until 2200, excellent audio quality.
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A rather bad result last night.

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Old 12-06-2006, 08:29   #11
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Quite good last night.

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Old 01-08-2006, 20:29   #12
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Today (01.08.2006) WDR Langenberg does not use 1593 kHz for DRM. Does anyone know why?

Sodomie, sou ik di :-)

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Old 02-08-2006, 23:49   #13
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The signal from Langenberg has it's ups and downs in Munich. Multipath effects are very strong with an often bumpy spectrum with two equally large main peaks in the impulse response but also with a long impulse response during moments of fading.


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Signal was absolutely unusable here in Münster because of the violation of the guard intervall. Mode B would be neccessary at night. IR looks similar to DW 3995 ! More dropouts than music. The signal itself is strong enough. The AM transmission of Langenberg does not make any problems.
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Old 06-08-2006, 12:11   #15
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Great results in my location as most nights.
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