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Shortwave Pirate / WTF RADIO 6935 USB 2335 utc 29 MAR 2020
« on: March 29, 2020, 2335 UTC »
WTF just exploded on the air wiping out Captain Morgan with strong signal.
Dream Weaver into ID @ 2338.

(last edit by John S at 23:38 UTC)

(edit by Ray : format for the subject line)

Shortwave Pirate / UNID on 6925 USB @ 0100 07 March
« on: March 07, 2020, 0104 UTC »
Hearing some Steve Miller Band.  Very noisy conditions.  Unable to clearly copy possible ID  at the moment.

Shortwave Pirate / UNID 6925 USB 0415 UTC JUL 30
« on: July 30, 2019, 0420 UTC »
Fair signal hearing smooth instrumental music.  Female vocal? @ 0418.
Few more songs by female vocal with electronic instrumental backing.
No ID heard as of 0430.

Hearing distorted signal but unable to determine what mode it is do get clean copy.
Anybody else hearing this?
Finally got it to tune in at 6930 LSB with fair signal but heavy static.
Shazam telling me hearing songs from Squeeze and Elvis Costello.
Still best heard  in LSB.
AT 0318 Should I Stay or Should I Go.
No ID as yet.
Static finally overwhelmed the show by 0335.
Thanks for the show, whoever you were!

Shortwave Pirate / Skippy & PeeWee Radio 6955 USB MAY 19 @ 2038
« on: May 19, 2019, 2043 UTC »
Weak signal deep in nx floor but sounds like 50/60 pop music.
No ID heard yet.
Songs by The Bopper and Si Cranston.
Delbert McClinton: Why Me?
TT Grace: Do the Bop(?)
SSTV @ 2102 but too much noise to capture image.
Back to music.
No luck with 2nd SSTV @ 2107. NOISE AND UTE QRN prevented copy.
At 2107 In the Summerime playing but signal getting more difficult to hear.

Long guitar solo. Missed possible ID  at 2351.
Now into rock music.
Fair signal hampered by local storms.
Gave ID at 2355 but unable to copy because if storm static, then into some blues.
Big improvement  of signal @ 0007 and finally caught  a clear ID.
Thanks to whomever changed the heading for the posting. Remfo?
Format change into rock music after  station ID @ 0027.
Signal now booming here in eastern Nebraska.

Shortwave Pirate / UNID 4080 USB 0238 UTC 1 Jan 2019
« on: January 01, 2019, 0241 UTC »
Angie by Rolling Stones. Apparently gone after song.
Typo on frequency-should be 4080.

Booming signal into eastern Nebraska.
Playing Bring the Noise by Public Enemy.
ID @ 0138 and Happy Father's Day greeting.
Thanks for the shout out, CNR!
Lost signal @ 0148 . Abrupt s/off.
Back on air after short break playing a bit of 311, a band started here in Omaha.

Shortwave Pirate / UNID 6955 USB 0208 UTC 10 Jun 2018
« on: June 10, 2018, 0213 UTC »
Playing Dueling Banjos.  Signal fair but heavy static.
Can hear male anncr but too deep in noise floor to cleanly copy.

4 stations on the same time; 6925 AM, 6930 USB, 6950 USB, and
6955 USB. Only caught ID for Clever Name Radio on 6925.

Shortwave Pirate / COOL AM (tent) 6905 AM @0025 JUN 06
« on: June 06, 2018, 0028 UTC »
Music can be heard through static but unable to copy.
 Assuming COOL AM b/c of frequency and mode.

Shortwave Pirate / YHWH RADIO Jun 05 on 7470 AM @ 0358
« on: June 05, 2018, 0403 UTC »
Weak signal deep in noise floor.
Difficult copy so unable to hear the topic of broadcast tonight.
Ďroning children's chorus -0435 into another lecture.
No improvement in reception.

« on: June 01, 2018, 2101 UTC »
Received full data eQSL from Rick for June 1st show.
Thamks Rick.

Shortwave Pirate / KOOT 6930 USB 0330 UTC 4 April 2018
« on: April 04, 2018, 0333 UTC »
Weak signal deep in noise floor with ID @ 0330.
Either s/off or loss of signal by 0335.
Back on 0336 with much improved signal with music and comments.
0340 music by David Mallett

ID'd by Shazam as "Budapest Tango,"
More tango music. This time Astor Piazolla doing Tanguedia III.
2227-Royal Jazz Society Orchestra: Por Una Cabeza Tano
Heard station ID @2240, missed first one earlier in broadcast.

Quite the selection of diverse music this late Easter afternoon from Rozsa film music scores to tango music.
Thanks to all.

Shortwave Pirate / UNID 6940 USB 2244 UTC 06 Jan 2018
« on: January 06, 2018, 2248 UTC »
"Dueling Banjos" then gone.
Banjo music back @ 2258 when fair signal under neavy static.
Not sure if same station but brief clip by Eminem @ 2308.

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