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Title: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: jFarley on November 01, 2016, 0043 UTC
0042 big carrier, no audio yet
0043 "Down to business", LC - Everybody Knows
0049 "This is XFM, Music to the power of X"
0104 ment that the Old Professor is on board tonight (HH to you!), and into Pusher
0122 playing some Atlanta RS for a DXer in OK
0127 Time Has Come Today
0138 shoutouts to HFU listeners
0143 Cream - White Room, from the Old Professor Musical Emporium

S9+ and great audio
Title: Re: X-FM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Skipmuck on November 01, 2016, 0043 UTC
Here also at 0043 UTC....
0044 UTC Music and OM said something(Signal is buried in the noise)
0045 UTC "Everybody Knows"-Leonard Cohen
0049 UTC OM talking but tough copy in the noise....sounds like Mr. Redhat! Yep! Mention of X-FM :)
0052 UTC "DOA"-Bloodrock (Awesome song for Halloween Night!)
0057 UTC redhat talking now...
Title: Re: UNID 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: oly1959 on November 01, 2016, 0044 UTC
Judging by frequency, XFM maybe? S8-9 here! Hello Redhat! XFM ID at 0049. ;D Signal has dropped off considerably. :-\ Thanks for the show and Happy Halloween!
Thanks for the shout out at 0142 and playing "The Monster Hash".
Title: Re: UNID 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Markokpik on November 01, 2016, 0045 UTC
UnId, 6960 AM, 0042, 11.1.16.  Large carrier with music starting 0043.  Short intro into song, "Everybody knows," talk and ID, playing Halloween songs "maybe you haven't heard before," gave phone number for call ins for requests, accurate TC, "music from under the stars, several ID's, gmail address, Halloween novelty song

S6-7 here; some trouble with fading
Title: Re: UNID 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: RW Observer on November 01, 2016, 0050 UTC
XFM ID at 0050 UTC, S2 signal in Central Florida, barely discernible talk by OM.
Title: Re: UNID 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Jim-MN on November 01, 2016, 0052 UTC
XFM Shortwave ID. Leonard Cohen Everybody Knows before that. Great audio, SIO 344. Thank you for the broadcast
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: kgb on November 01, 2016, 0054 UTC
XFM ID at 00:52
giving gmail address and phone number for requests
playing Halloween music -- 

Fair signal 222 good audio but propagation not great tonight
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: pirateswl on November 01, 2016, 0054 UTC
XFM 6960 AM S1-S2 in NY

0051: OM talking "Not going to waste too much more time"
0052: Clear XFM I.D.
0053: Bloodrock "D.O.A."
0306: Joy Division "Transmission"
0307: XFM Shortwave I.D.
0308: Red Flag "Russian Radio"
0314: Nine Inch Nails "Everyday Is Exactly The Same"
0321: Black Sabbath "N.I.B."
0326: Marilyn Manson "Coma White"
0331: Boz Scaggs "Breakdown Dead Ahead"
0336: Pink Floyd "Lost For Words"
0342: Saying goodnight & thank you. Giving shout out to many listeners
0344: Wishing everyone a Happy Halloween and playing one last song
0345: Re-Flex "The Politics Of Dancing"
0351: XFM I.D. then off the air

Thanks for the 3 hour show Redhat !
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: WA4FHY on November 01, 2016, 0055 UTC
0052 - ID and time check and "I need to adjust the fader"
0100 - "Children of the Sun" Thanks, RH, I haven't heard
          that one since I don't know when!
0104 - "Pusher Man" another one I haven't heard / listened to
          in a long time.

S9, usual great AM C-QUAM signal.
Thanks for the Halloween show.
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Kilokat7 on November 01, 2016, 0057 UTC
S6-S7, great to hear you tonight Redhat!

0059z: Undercover Radio now at 6955.  We got a mess here, both big signals!
0102z: UR moved up to 6975u.
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: CaptainChaos on November 01, 2016, 0059 UTC
In and out here along the big muddy river. Thought I heard some sirens for a second there. I'm also catching bits of the reception reports at 00:58.
SIO 322, sometimes worse. Really hoping things get better soon here in the valley...

Larry in Minnesota is making a Halloween video? ID at 01:10.

Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Terry on November 01, 2016, 0101 UTC
Lots of noise here tonight but able to copy OK, 333 with QSB.
Thanks for the show tonight.
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: DX2GO on November 01, 2016, 0103 UTC
Tuned in at 0058 and heard ID, e-mail address, greetings to listeners etc.   Good signal in southern Alberta, though I have to keep adjusting the notch filter to get rid of a slowly drifting carrier about 1.9 khz up.
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: radio_cosmo on November 01, 2016, 0108 UTC
Yea! XFM coming loud on Chicago
Steppenwolf - The Pusher
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: RadRoadrunner on November 01, 2016, 0108 UTC
Hearing this beautifully in Nashville! Hell of a show, X-FM! I've never heard this type of signal strength in a USB, Much less an AM signal. Keep on rocking, guys, now here's a formal reception report.

Frequency: 6960 KHz or 6.960 MHz
Location of Receiving: Nashville, TN
Listening Time Range: 050 UTC to 104 UTC   (7:50 PM - 8:04 PM Central)
Quality: About S8+
SINPO: 42455
Broadcast Specifics:
0055 X-FM ID, OP stutters something, Calls it a "Tongue Twister"
0056: Music to the power of X
0058: Signal dropped to about S4, Having trouble ID'ing the song.
0104 - Stepperwolfe- PusherMan
Will keep this updated, But thanks for the show, it surely made my college homework filled night MUCH more enjoyable.

Here is a Vocaroo link with a recording of the broadcast: http://vocaroo.com/i/s0fmf6f0f1Ez
An eQSL to the email below would be greatly appreciated.
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Davep on November 01, 2016, 0111 UTC
110 Redhat , sounds like shout outs and the power of x
114 Red Rider / lunatic fringe
117 signal coming up now with Bad Company / burning sky
124 Atlanta Rhythm section/ spooky
140 shout out thanks!
143 Cream/ white room   not a bad signal now
149 The Hollies/ long cool woman
154Cryptkicker 5 / monster mash   seemed short during some fades so I read it wasnt
159 Alan Parsons Project/ a dream within a dream
218 Metallica / am I evil
238 Oingo Boingo/ dead man's party
251  Foo Fighters / Everlong  8)  
312 yes play it N.I.B
319 you rock
335 Boz Scaggs/ breakdown dead ahead  
339 Pink Floyd/ lost for words.      

Good to hear you RH much enjoyed
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: CrackedLCD on November 01, 2016, 0113 UTC
Whoa, big signal! +10 over here on the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama.

I tuned in during The Pusherman.  Think he said it was Steppenwolf?  Never heard it before, but sounded good.

Gave out the e-mail address and phone number, then into Lunatic Fringe.  

Thanks for the show!

Edit: he's trying to read messages from here but the page won't load.   :(
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Bones on November 01, 2016, 0115 UTC
0113 - Lunatic Fringe - Red Rider

Thanks for the show RH!
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: William Hassig on November 01, 2016, 0116 UTC
Tuned in at 0114utc, poor with QRM de neighborhood digital garbage on that freq, rock tunes, RF-4900 and dipole.  
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: hammarhead on November 01, 2016, 0118 UTC
S7 signal into San Jose, California tonight 01:15 UTC. Happy Halloween and tnx for the show!
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: MDK2 on November 01, 2016, 0122 UTC
0120 Tuning in after Wolverine finished, S9 signal with some storm-sounding interference
0202 still sounding great. Still have that weird storm-like interference. Must be local.
0217 "Am I Evil" Metallica's version I believe?
0229 Redhat on the mic, shoutouts
0311 S9+10 peaks, fades, but that lousy interference is gone now. Redhat on the mic.
0319 Black Sabbath "N.I.B"
0335 XFM ID after Boz Scaggs song
0341 Redhat on the mic, saying that this is it. HF shoutouts. "From us to you from under the stars."
0345 Reflex "The Politics of Dancing"
0351 sign off

Thanks for the Halloween show!
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Azimuth Coordinator on November 01, 2016, 0132 UTC
01:27 UTC   Positive Id by Redhat   s3 - s4  Great audio but just about the noise level.




Thanks for the Show It's been a while..

Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Zane on November 01, 2016, 0139 UTC
Very tough to pull this out at 0138z. S6 signal with an S5 noise level.
Hearing Redhat read out some HFU reports. ID at 0142z.

Great to hear you RH, been a little while.

0214z - Stryper - To Hell With The Devil.
0217z - Metallica - Am I Evil
0234z - Ministry - Every Day Is Halloween
0238z - Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party, S8 on peaks now.

Z
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: refmo on November 01, 2016, 0159 UTC
S9+ with some fades down to S6.  Good copy overall.
0232 - "Every Day Is Halloween" by Ministry
0244 - still S9 with "I Don't Like the Drugs (But the Drugs Like Me)" by MM
0315 - S8 to S9 with "Every Day Is Exactly The Same" by NIN

Thanks for the show!
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Dr. Strangelove on November 01, 2016, 0202 UTC
20 over into bama.  Sounding great!
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Nukem on November 01, 2016, 0202 UTC
 :'( :'( :'( :'( RED HAT
Band very long, signal suck tonight in and out.

Got to get better, great to hear you broadcasting.

Thanks,
Nukem

Oh love to hear when possible some Boz Scaggs //////////////////////
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Bowman1 on November 01, 2016, 0203 UTC
Got a solid S9 +10 to 20 signal on Redhat tonight. Aside from some local noise, a near perfect signal. Great to hear him on the band! SIO 555
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Yankee Charlie on November 01, 2016, 0204 UTC
  

  0202 Z: Allan Parsons - The Raven. QSB 5/9 peaking 30 dB over signal! Shout out for YC at 0209 Z.
  0237 Z: Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party. A 5/9 plus 15 dB over signal with QSB.
  0241 Z: XFM ID then into Marilyn Manson - I Don't Like Drugs (But...).
  0300 Z: Band going long ???.
  0309 Z: Signal still 5/9 plus but audio very low....band is going long with strong QSB.
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: tesla on November 01, 2016, 0205 UTC
S9 on the three radios R4b, SX 190 and hq 180
Super audio and great music. No one does it better.

Super show into the Rockies.
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: kilowatt on November 01, 2016, 0209 UTC
strong into nw wa as most are tonight...  very good signal, probably the best i've heard so far, but there's another station on the same frequency....  had to shift to my 30m dipole to drop them out. 

thanks for the show!!

Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Emerson Biggins on November 01, 2016, 0214 UTC
I tuned in during The Pusherman.  Think he said it was Steppenwolf?  Never heard it before, but sounded good.

From the beginning of movie "Easy Rider". 

Great show.
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: JoeFLIPS on November 01, 2016, 0238 UTC
0237- funky dance music  S2-3 and noisy
0241- slogan of "the music sounds best" into "I Don't Like The Drugs" Marilyn Manson
0246- Red Hat talking and gave gmail address, thanks for the shout out RH!  :)
0253- "Everlong" Foo Fighters
0307- X-FM ID and live time check
0322- "N.I.B" Black Sabbath
0331- Boz Scaggs tune by request
0336- Red Hat with X-FM ID into "Lost For Words" Pink Floyd (great song!)
0341- Red Hat giving a phone number but I didn't catch it, now giving shout outs to listeners
0345- S3-4 signal now with "Politics Of Dancing" Re-Flex
0351- ID and off.

 Thanks for the show XFM!  ;D I'm late tuning in. There has been so much activity tonight.
 Great show as usual Red Hat!
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: CrackedLCD on November 01, 2016, 0241 UTC
Man I was banging my head on the desk trying to ID that song that played before Oingo Boingo.  I *knew* it was Ministry but couldn't place it.  Thanks refmo and Zane for posting it.  I missed any talk up that might have been given the fades are getting deep.
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: radio_cosmo on November 01, 2016, 0244 UTC
Conditions have really perked up - great signal now to the north chicago burbs
Thanks for the show!
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: kgb on November 01, 2016, 0247 UTC
Still a good signal at this late hour, SIO 333
Giving signal reports from HFU.
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: OK_Mike on November 01, 2016, 0248 UTC
Strong into central Oklahoma: S9 to S9+10 with very good audio.  Started listening about 0240 z.  Thanks for the great music!

Happy Halloween!
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: Rafman on November 01, 2016, 0337 UTC
0334z hearing unknown song
0336z ID by RH, into Pink Floyd?
0343z shoutouts to HFu GOOD to hear you again RH!!!

s7 w/static crashes [just got in from road trip to my VA bunker]
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: KenM on November 01, 2016, 1352 UTC
That was me who requested Spooky during the show.  The Halloween show was fun to hear!  I look forward to the next XFM broadcast.

Ken
Broken Arrow, OK
KC5SYP
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: ChrisSmolinski on November 01, 2016, 1435 UTC
Generally an SIO 333 to 444 on the SDR recording - great to hear XFM again!
Title: Re: XFM 6960 AM 0042 UTC 1Nov16
Post by: ByteBORG on November 01, 2016, 2130 UTC
On the overnight SDR Recording...


0042 - first noticed weak carrier on waterfall
0227 - could tell you were still there, carrier there,
          intermittent, no audio
0346 - carrier faded out approx. this time

We'll catch you next time, conditions were horrendous here, literally...