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The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« on: May 19, 2018, 2258 UTC »
VORW relay via The Relay Station 6880 AM S9 in NY

2257: Warren G ft. Snoop Dogg "Regulate"
2259: Bestie Boys "Sabotage"
2303: OM talking then into a song shazam doesn't hit on
2312: Another unshazamable song

0001: The Rolling Stones "Paint It Black"
0006: Creedence Clearwater Revival "Who'll Stop The Rain"
0008: VORW I.D.

Radio Free Connecticut relay via The Relay Station

0215: Simply Red "If You Don't Know Me By Now"
0218: Well I Guess This Is It Old Pal ! Elvis Has Left The Building !
0219: End of relay
« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 0219 UTC by PirateSWL »
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2018, 2300 UTC »
In and out in Michigan.

Replay of VORW International:
Warren G - Regulate
Beastie Boys - Sabotage
Man talking. I can't make him through from the noise.
Old blues song?
More unintelligible talking
Another old blues song?
The 5th Dimension - Age of Aquarius
Man talking about the weather and other topics
Ben Folds Five - Air
Frank Sinatra - Moonlight Serenade
Man talking
Delicate Steve - Winners
Coldplay - Yellow
Man reading QSL reports
Rolling Stones - Paint It Black
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Who'll Stop the Rain?
Man reading QSL reports again
Heart - Barracuda
R.E.M. - Find the River
Man talking
Death Cab For Cutie - Crooked Teeth
Man talking
Harry Styles - Meet Me in the Hallway
Blur - Tender
Man talking - sign off

Radio Free Connecticut ID
Lionel Ritche - All Night Long (All Night)
Steve Winwood - The Finer Things
The Whispers - Rock Steady
Station ID
Santana featuring Steven Tyler - Just Feel Better
Jack Wagner - All I Need
Eve 6 - Here's to the Night
Station ID
Damn Yankees - High Enough
Jim Croce - I Got A Name
Jason Aldean featuring Kelly Clarkson - Don't You Wanna Stay?
Trisha Yearwood - How Do I Live?
Station ID
James Taylor - Fire and Rain
Station ID
Cheap Trick - The Flame
Brenda Russell - Piano in the Dark
Tyrese - How You Gonna Act Like That?
Chicago - Will You Still Love Me?
The Alternate Routes - Time is a Runaway
Dennis Edwards & Siedah Garrett - Don't Look Any Further
Craig David - Rendezvous
The Calling - Wherever You Will Go
Rod Stewart and Sting - All For Love
Simple Red - If You Don't Know Me By Now
RFC sign off

UNID station playing mostly live covers:
Joni Mitchell - Big Yellow Taxi
Joni Mitchell - Both Sides Now
Dave Grohl - Tiny Dancer (live)
Sheryl Crow - Sweet Child o' Mine (live)
Tenacious D - The Greatest Song in the World
Norah Jones - Black Hole Sun (live)
Prince - Creep (live)
off
« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 0301 UTC by TomCat4680 »
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2018, 2301 UTC »
2301 UTC "Sabotage"-Beastie Boys
2303 UTC OM talking now but the static crashes render it tough copy
2309 UTC OM again but nada on the copy
2314 UTC "Ain't No Sunshine"-Freddie King live version
2318 UTC "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine"-Fifth Dimension
(Nice S9 signal since 2314 UTC and awesome audio!)
2323 UTC Time pips into "This is the Voice of the Report of the Week"...VORW International
0005 UTC "Who'll Stop the Rain"-CCR (Signal is now S9 +20! Holy S**t!)
0038 UTC "The Flame"-Cheap Trick (Signal is holding up very well tonight....still S9!)
« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 0139 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2018, 2301 UTC »
2300 Faint audio coming through.
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2018, 2304 UTC »
2301z Snippets of faint music, otherwise noise.  I believe this is The Relay Station.   There's a shortwave post from earlier in the week that TRS would be on this weekend and include a VORW broadcast (see my VORW post).
2305z Music coming through a little better now.
2307z Reception up to fair - maybe Rolling Stones?
2309z Reception up to good  - OM with "Oh man" after blues song, then gone.
2311z Reception up to excellent, "Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone"  in front of audience - OM Band leader introducing members "Maxwell on Piano.  My name is Freddie King". Incredible reception, sounds like you are right here.
2317z With great reception went to 1936 Zenith Console 8S154 with 3 feet of copper wire inside, sounds like a music hall.  Thanks for broadcast.  :)
2318z "Age of Aquarius" The Fifth Dimension
2323z VORW ID  (Sinatra "Moonlight Serendade" will be played  ;)!), frequencies.  Reception simply superb.
2339z "Moonlight Serenade" The Chairman of the Board
2340z Reception of VORW much better than 7490 am 2100z on May 17
2349z "Winners" Delicate Steve
2352z "Yellow" Coldplay
0001z "Paint it Black" The Rolling Stones
0005z  "Who'll Stop the Rain?" CCR
0018z "Find the River" R.E.M.
0028z VORW ending continuing
0054z Reception down to good, unid song with saxophone solos
0119z "I've Got a Name" Jim Croce
« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 0119 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2018, 2317 UTC »
2255 Regulate Warren G
2258 Sabotage Beastie Boys
2303  Changes cover Charles Bradley
2310 Ainít No Sunshine Freddie King
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2018, 2318 UTC »
2315 - saw the carrier for a while -  hearing clearly now - No sunshine when your gone
2325 - Vorw replay
Bit of static crashes but very audible
2341 - S8 Fades with good audio - occasional qrm
0033 S8-9+ been sounding good here with a bit of static
0101 - Email given was In other room
S9+ now
0116 - Damn Yankees -
0118 - Jim Croce - nice audio
0129 - Even a great signal on my homemade loop
Big wide signal
« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 0130 UTC by Helicaster »
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2018, 2332 UTC »
2332 VORW - I assume this is a relay by The Relay Station, solid SIO 555.
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2018, 2332 UTC »
Very good S9+ 

Got it on the 1951 Philco Tropic

2339 Sinatra/ moonlight serenade    sounds great
0052 Steve Winwood / the finer things    audio is outstanding 
119 Jim Croce/ I got a name
131 James Taylor/ fire and rain
207 The Calling/ wherever you will go    always liked this song
220 Joni Mitchell/ big yellow taxi
222 Judy Collins/ both sides now   

Signal dropping rapidly around 210
Down to S3 at 247z with piano rendition of a Soundgarden song
253 another rendition of Creep?
300z off

Generally S9+ great fidelity. Thanks so much
« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 0301 UTC by Davep »
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2018, 2339 UTC »
thank you gentleman for the reports.
i have a few shows to play tonight by request including a live one from HFU member "Matt_B" later on.
lets hope the band conditions last awhile before the signal starts skipping over the majority of my fellow hobbyists.
have a great weekend to all :)
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2018, 2341 UTC »
Tuned in at 2340, fair sig with some noise, hear Sinatra singing a balad.
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« Last Edit: May 19, 2018, 2345 UTC by William Hassig »
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2018, 2347 UTC »
2332 (I missed the spelled ID), then music,
2343 talk about Frank Sinatra, ID as V. of the report of the week, and gmail address,2347 again,

long chatting
0002 "Paint it black", 0005 "Who'llstop the rain"
« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 0006 UTC by Ray Lalleu »
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #12 on: May 19, 2018, 2348 UTC »
6880 KHz 5/19/2018 Carrier noted about 2200z  Weak at first, but getting stronger as we get darker.

2346z Hearing OM giving out email addresses, HFU address it sounds like.  Back into music @ 2348z.  Good bass modulation!  I can see the kick drum sidebands @ 40 Hz...
2352z Coldplay 'Yellow'
2358z OM hearing ..."dot com"..."shortwave report"...  lots of noise here, even though carrier holding a fairly steady S9.
0003z Rolling Stones  'Paint It Black'
0005z CCR 'Who'll Stop The Rain'
0014z OM talk, then into Heart 'Barracuda'
0022z OM Talk, "...gmail.com we'll see you next week.." into Death Cab For Cutie 'Crooked Teeth'
0109z Eve 6 'Here's To The Night'


Thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 0110 UTC by redhat »
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #13 on: May 19, 2018, 2350 UTC »
Weak signal also in Ukraine. SINPO = 25432.
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2018, 2357 UTC »
s9+6-15 with s8 being noise floor here, nice jangly audio, barely any signal fades. unfortunately sitting between 2 local qrm blobs, signal is wide enough to overcome it. Thanks for the show.
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