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Shortwave Pirate / Re: UNID 6925 USB 1610 UTC 12 Jan 2019
« on: January 12, 2019, 1625 UTC »
1621 - Also heard here,  in and out of noise, but definitely Native American flute and drums.
           Overall, ~S3

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Shortwave Pirate / Re: The Whistler 6935 USB 2056 UTC 15 Dec 2018
« on: December 15, 2018, 2118 UTC »
2115 - Radio drama about someone named Pumpkin, that's Perkins! SIO 453
2124 - "16 Men on a Dead Man's Chest" No wonder he died - with 16 men standing on his chest! :)
2126 - Parody of "When Johnny Comes Marching Home"

Thanks for the entertainment :)

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Shortwave Pirate / Re: UNID 6926? USB 1900 UTC 15 Dec 2018
« on: December 15, 2018, 1915 UTC »
This is same as Chris' post, so I'll add to his post and try to delete mine.
1845 - Drama about Big Foot? Mention of large footprint found 08nov1951
1852 - SSTV? No decode here
1857 - shift to 6926 and talk about Zion National Park w/background mx. Sig stronger now
1859 - Talk about Crater Lake N.P.
1908 - SSTV. At least partial decode. Yeti R.? (Yes, looks like it was Yeti. Thanks for much better SSTV pic, myteaquinn).

Overall weak sig (but it is daytime now), poor audio, and downward drift in freq. I did think to hit the record button for SDR record.

Thanks for interesting sig :)

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Shortwave Pirate / UNID 6929 LSB 1705 UTC 13 Dec 2018
« on: December 14, 2018, 0348 UTC »
1705 - Caught just the end of a Christmas jingle, then it was gone.
            Not a bad signal but nothing to write home about. Sorry
            I didn't hear more. Thanks, whoever you were. :)

Ooops, corrected date

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Shortwave Pirate / Re: UNID 6927 CW ~0100 - 0300 09dec18 UTC
« on: December 10, 2018, 0038 UTC »
Thanks Skippy. I think you are correct. Interesting, and now I wonder who sent it, and in CW no less...

BTW: I guess I'm going to have to post a pic of my cat, Christmas, on here. :)

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Shortwave Pirate / UNID 6927 CW ~0100 - 0300 09dec18 UTC
« on: December 09, 2018, 1642 UTC »
Sorry I didn't take some notes as to exact time but I was sitting
here otherwise involved and became aware of very weak CW. I
looked up at the monitor and could see the CW while tuned to
6925 USB. I popped up fldigi and switched to CW-U and here is
the "text" that fldigi copied. To me, it looks like a parody of a bulletin
xmission. I can just pick out a few words and word fragments here
and there starting with what seems to be a story about a snowman
with a black face and a carrot nose... ???

I am posting this under Pirates since it doesn't seem to be
a "legit" signal.

No, I didn't verify it with the R-70 to make sure it wasn't an image
or something. Did Chris or anybody catch this on a recording? I
hope someone can shed some light on this.

EET COMPLAINEAEOUT
TEE CARROT NOSE, S UEGGIESAREOODND OT TO DCORATE SNFIRES WNEE28 - I TAS IEING CALLED A RACITBENO
W DN E EEIEST<VE>N<VE>I*PELI TOMN ELE AIRE AAEN U <KN> T ER ATE M*TT JM NTT G T K A /E TTI H*STQ N
AI IER.HH<AS>DEWTE  O LOR AD BE OE RACIALLC37 - A CCUSED OF USIT EG BLACK FACE ON TEE SNOWMAN.U.SS
OWPERSXS* 8:3E IEMIDDLE EASTERN GENT ACROSS THE ROAD DEMANDED THE SNOW WOMAN BECOVERED UP .
8:40 - THEPOLICE ARRIVEDEAIHIN*OEONEEAD BNOFFENDED. :TUHFEMINIST NEIGHBOROIPL D GAIN THRTIO ISEXEH
ACOEW NTS EISD SE T B EE E E MO V ED BCAUSET DEE MOMEN IN ADXMESAE EDIII OU I AUALTY EIRER ARRIVEE
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MARCHED DO5I RTEMAEDING FOR ME TO BE AHEE. 9TI HEOSSCAELED ND FIRED ME BECAUSE OE THE NEGAI5E
TSOCIATION WTWORK THAT HAD BEES ALLOVN M<VE>AL MDIA 1*:00 - CRY INTO MY RINK BECAUSE ALL I
WANTED TODO AS EMWMAN... MNAL: THERE IS XWRKER EA * G E NH4SDO RLD HAS BCOME BECAUSE OF A N
TFINEEDAKE EEIREVEV*EETM R*T<INT>E *TM ?VNMS<BT>*TQ AN SN IIE KEEVCTEEI ASVDUT4S ETREIIAIE
WEHE/XEEEE5HEEZARCA -NASTVNEIETA* N M*HRSNEFTTEEES A<AS>IDT*DIISMMVA TE* T<INT>II*TEE<INT>
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T<SK>AATKQESNFLEBDTTEIA5I 9 F TABDTEMSE,YE4D TNXTLR EEE ELSTZ H77RA6S EUE TA E*L*<AS>WMIE*IEIB
*DT AUSEVEA A/IPSSIS*M*IE MF T *WITNOE TEE**EEEE AUE UT*HEE*Y/T*I_ S TBAT B EJ UWWD THE
TTNIAIT9NHDTRE *E*STNV ES*D*I5NU7 E NDNB T*D 4 MEITU M DF<AS>N*MT MNTE <BT>E<HM><SK>GTIETMIE
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AETT E EMT<AS>A T*TSIADOELANT*T UI EENISEUEIA *SIE D EHNFEI NBT TT IEE AV FNAE-NANE * *TE *E A NL
**EISI E TEEEN* UD TLTT RMSWRU*VKIIAET<BT><SK>E*SIMU* MTT UT *ES IAE6* IVHNEU*INHIEH**AIIEETI
 

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General Radio Discussion / Early radar systems
« on: November 25, 2018, 2057 UTC »
Long, long ago, when I was but a wee pup of a tech, one of our senior engineers had some of these hanging on his office wall. I thought they were cool but had not thought of them again until the other night when I was watching a PBS program about the SR-71 Blackbird and The Skunk Works. For some reason, that triggered a flash back and I did a Google search even remembered they were ads for Varian Associates and found that someone(s) has saved them on the internet.

https://www.microwaves101.com/encyclopedias/varian-radar-ads-historical

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Shortwave Pirate / Re: UNID 6930 USB 1829 USB 25 Nov 2018
« on: November 25, 2018, 1920 UTC »
1915 - "North to Alaska" (I think!) but very weak, barely above the noise and somewhat distorted.
1919 - "Johnny Reb"?
1929 - Some kind of announcement by OM - ID??? but I couldn't catch it. Then off

Sounds kinda like same station as ~this time yesterday

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Shortwave Pirate / UNID 6930 USB ~1905 23nov18 UTC
« on: November 23, 2018, 1943 UTC »
~1905 heard some unk mx. Seemed to be a fairly good sig but
           shutdown / soff about as soon as I tuned in. No, of course I
           wasn't recording at the time - what a silly question! :)

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Bacon, BBQ, Beef, And More / It's that time of year again
« on: November 11, 2018, 2238 UTC »
When all the squirrels, possums, deer, and such are running up and down the hiways and byways
and not paying attention to the traffic. It's time to stock up and enjoy - yum!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdI4kmvVqfc





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Shortwave Pirate / Re: UNID 6935 USB 2150 UTC 11 Nov 2018
« on: November 11, 2018, 2222 UTC »
2205+  Multiple mx from WWI era - Armistice / Veterans Day memorial b'cast, I assume.
            Mostly good solid sig into here. Thanks for the b'cast.

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What freq and time?

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Shortwave Pirate / Re: Yeti Radio 6927 AM 1609 UTC 10 Nov 2018
« on: November 10, 2018, 1640 UTC »
1609 - Also heard here but too weak to recover usable images

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Well, that's interesting and thanks for your comments and observations on remote rcvrs. As you can see, I do have way too much local RFI but that's a new one for me. I usually have the rcvr parked on 6925 USB, like in the screenshot I posted, if I'm not doing anything else. I am going to watch more and if it becomes frequent, I'll start making recordings in order to try and get more info - like better start and stop times and build a folder of screenshots. As of now, I haven't seen it again...

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radiogaga,
Thanks. Let me see if I can do that right. I wondered if attachments had been turned off; I seem to recall a post from Chris, sometime ago, asking users to limit posting of images in order to conserve storage space.

https://imgur.com/a/T1nxX9k

That appears to work.



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