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Author Topic: MAC Shortwave 6950.4 AM 1852 UTC 17 Nov 2013  (Read 2353 times)
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« on: November 17, 2013, 1856 UTC »

Just tuned in to hear some music and then into Dr Who theme. So... RGI or MAC Shortwave? I assume the latter, since AM.  Checking the SDR rec, sign on was 1852 with MAC IS, so there you go.
Into a song about PacMan at 1859z.


Off at 2103. Thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: November 17, 2013, 2103 UTC by ChrisSmolinski » Logged

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« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2013, 1902 UTC »

S9+30 here in NH on inverted L, IC-706, No preamp!

1901 UTC  Pacman Fever
« Last Edit: November 17, 2013, 1904 UTC by CaptnKliegle » Logged

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« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2013, 1902 UTC »

S9+ here. Sweet! I didnt think conditions were decent this early.

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« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2013, 1907 UTC »

Via the Mid NY remote, S8 and steady on that.

First time hearing MAC live (something about bouncing something off the solar system)

1907 - Song with male vocals

1910 - DJ chat and email

1912 - "You Make Me feel So Young" by Frank Sinatra

1914 - "Innamorata" by Dean Martin

1918 - "They Go Wild, Simply Wild Over Me" Jerry Lewis

1922 - "Nobody Told Me" by John Lennon

1931 - time check and chat ID and email

1933 - "Pretty Woman" by Roy Orbison

1937 - "Pretty Woman" by Roy Orbison (different version)

1940 - DJ chatter

1942 - UNID song

1944 - DJ chatter with some testing of left and right and then email

1948 - Song with male vocals

1950 - ID

1951 - something by a band called Rainbow

1956 - ID and chat

1958 - UNID Song

2004 - "Confusion" by President of the USA

2006 - DJ chatter and slight swearing

2008 - some track

2010 - DJ chatter and talk about clearing his head.

2013 - Having issues with his set up

2019 - Rock And Roll All Nite by KISS (and night is spelt that way for the song)

2023 - mini rant about health care and aliens

2035  -Comet thingie

2037  - time check, ID

2048 - swearing and talk

2056 - A Charlie Brown clip

2058 DJ chatter ID

2100 Ending with Doctro Who theme (1978 revamp version)

Why is it called the Doctor Who show?
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« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2013, 1909 UTC »

1908z MAC ID, S9+10 in NH - macshortwaveradio@gmail.com
1910z Sinatra - You Make Me Feel So Young
1914z Dean Martin -Innamorata
1918z Jerry Lewis - They Go Wild, Simply Wild Over Me (had to shazam that one, was expecting a Sammy Davis tune)
1922z John Lennon - Nobody Told Me

« Last Edit: November 17, 2013, 1925 UTC by DimBulb » Logged

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« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2013, 1913 UTC »

S5 here amid severe storm static. Sounds like Frank Sinatra at 1912

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« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2013, 1927 UTC »

A noisy day on the band here in GA. MAC Shortwave running about S7 here. 1927
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« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2013, 1959 UTC »

Dr Who S-9 + 15 at 2000 UT

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« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2013, 2001 UTC »

Very nice signal but deep fades and noisy conditions, as noted by most everyone else here
Thanks for the show!

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« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2013, 2014 UTC »

Fair copy here, S5 with some static crashes.
Saying to email him if you know the name of the song he just played.
I think a wire came loose as he was trying to play the next song, said to hold on a moment.
and playing at wrong speed too.
A bit of 'I Saw Her Standing There' @ 2014z
'Blue Suede Shoes' @ 2045z.  Static crashes getting stronger. Then Tutti Frutti by Elvis

Thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: November 17, 2013, 2046 UTC by refmo » Logged

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« Reply #10 on: November 17, 2013, 2019 UTC »

2018 MAC id, good signal
2019 I wanna rock and roll all night, KISS
2022 Dr Who show
2023  A not-rant  re: healthcare issues.
2025 ID, DR Who show, ..
2032 Bucket T , Jan & Dean
2034 Time check,  S9+ great signal
2035 More on Ison comet
2037 time check, ID
2043 Dropped down to noise, Blue Suede shoes, Elvis (nope, was Carl Perkins)
2046 Tuti Fruiti
2049 Beatles song, Lock me away..not sure of singer.
2052 Mic feedback
2054 ID, freq , ID check,
2055 Nativity story reading, Peanuts
2958 Wrapping up show, signal back up, Dr. Who theme
2101 Pirate radio song
2102 US Anthem

Good show, thanks !

« Last Edit: November 17, 2013, 2102 UTC by halifaxtap » Logged

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« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2013, 2101 UTC »

Caught pretty much all of it. Fading signal on the cheap ANT-60 in Baltimore, but audible for most times. Hope to catch MAC again soon! Thanks for the long show!

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« Reply #12 on: November 17, 2013, 2137 UTC »

Nice S9 w +15 peaks here!

1923, John Lennon - Nobody Told Me (in progress)
1926, MAC jingles & Partridge Family - Somebody Wants To Love You
1929, DJ gab, timecheck, ID, email addy
1932, Roy Orbison - Pretty Woman (Red label version)
1935, DJ gab, Roy Orbison - Pretty Woman (2-tone label version)
1939, DJ gab, ID, email addy
1941, Tornadoes - Jungle Fever
1944, DJ gab, email addy, timecheck, "BRB-checking equipment", email addy, ID
1947, Rainbow - Jealous Lover
1950, MAC jingles, Rainbow - Can't Happen Here
1954, DJ gab, ID, timecheck, ID, timecheck
1957, o0ps! Wrong tune!, ID, "No damn relay!"
1958, Letters To Cleo - Here And Now
2002, MAC jingles, Presidents Of USA - Confusion
2005, DJ gab, ID
2007, orchestral instrumental by Johnny Dankworth
2009, DJ gab, ID, timecheck, "The wire came out, bear with me...", ID
2014, Japanese pop tune
2017, MAC jingles, Kiss - Rock & Roll All Night
2021, DJ gab, ID, timecheck, healthcare rant indecision, ID, email addy, timecheck
2024, Jane Weidlin - Blue Kiss
2028, MAC jingles, Devo - Turnaround
2030, MAC jingles, Jan & Dean - Bucket T
2033, DJ gab, timecheck, comet gab, ID, email addy, timecheck
2037, Monkees tune w skips
2041, DJ gab, "Gonna pull the plug", ID, timecheck, ID
2043, Elvis - Blue Suede Shoes & Tutti Fruitti
2047, DJ gab, ID & Bobby Rydell - World Without Love
2051, DJ gab, ID, timecheck
2053, 1940s home-brew disc that didn't work, ID
2055, Charlie Brown Christmas excerpts
2058, ID, signoff, "Catch you soon", Dr Who theme, A Pirate's Life For Me
2102, National Anthem, laughter, and... ---off---

=== Thanx for the k00l tunes MAC !!! ===

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