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Shortwave Pirate / KCPR 6873.6 khz AM 2:29 utc 3-23-14
« on: March 23, 2014, 0237 UTC »
6873.64 khz  AM  KCPR - I see this is a real Station ID for 91.3 FM San Luis Obispo California ??

3:29 utc Proco Harum  Whiter Shade of Pale
2:31 utc  CW ID two times - K something? PR
Can't make out song - in the static to much at S6
2:38 utc fading up to S7 - S8  Steely Dan - FM - nice wide modulation / audio  on peaks
2:42 utc  CW ID again 2 times - I think it is KCPR?  
2:42 utc UNID song
2:45 utc Kansas "Dust In The Wind"
2:49 utc  CW ID  -.-  -.-.  .--.  .-.  KCPR  good copy this time..
2:49  Steely Dan "Dirty Work"  temporary - 30 seconds or so RTTY sig in your lower side band
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3:03 utc - Scorpions  "Winds of Change" fades up and down between S6 - S8
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3:07 - 3:11:40 utc - long running SSTV but it will not decode here. have audio recording - will try to decode again later..
3:11:40  Longer CW message - will have to go back and listen again to see what this was. --- Off Air now at 3:14 utc

All I can hear from the final CW was "Drink Your Ovaltine"  , Message was sent two times but the rest has too many fades and static crashes.
Partial SSTV decode sent in  Scottie DX mode -


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Longwave Loggings / 189 khz Iceland 3-19-14 2:10 utc
« on: March 19, 2014, 0221 UTC »
I have a decent carrier and faint modulation on 189 khz  this evening.
2:10 utc Female announcer talking - I thought it sounded like Spanish or maybe Italian language.
into some music - Male singer fading sown into the noise.
2:18 utc I can hear her again, really sounds a bit like Spanish, still could be Italian.. Can't tell darn it...
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2:44 utc - signal getting much stronger right now - Playing Scorpions Winds of Change- Last time
same female announcer was talking - pretty sure now - sounds like Iceland, not Spanish or Italian language.
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Also have 'visible" modulation and good carrier on 162 khz now - too much static there for me, also what look like carriers on 153, 170, 177, 180 and 190 khz.
As usual on LW everything slowly fading in and out....
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3:01 utc  kicked in the "Noise blanker"  On 162 khz  Male then female announcer speaking in French....
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3:10 utc  189 khz two females talking, also shut down LED porch lights and ultrasonic humidifier, ahh that's better,  definitely Iceland...

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HF Beacons / Dasher 4096.28khz and P 4094.5 khz Feb 8 2014 8:20 utc
« on: February 08, 2014, 0824 UTC »
Screen shot of both beacons Feb 8 2014


49
Shortwave Pirate / The Late Movie 6925 USB 2:07 utc 1-17-14
« on: January 17, 2014, 0219 UTC »
6925 USB S4 - S6 in and out of noise
2:07 z When I'm 64 sung by UNID artist
2:08 z audio suddenly off
2:09 z Mrs. Williams Rose  - UNID artist
2:12 z Strawberry Fields by UNID artist
2:17 z Strawberry Fields again...
2:20 z Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds - all songs by same UNID artist w/ British accent - long pauses between songs.
2;24 z Suzanne
2:27 z Multiple The Late Movie ID's  into Just Like A Woman  S5 - S7
2:32 z ID - into Tommy James and The Shondells  - Crimson And Clover


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Shortwave Pirate / UNID 6925.5 khz LSB 00:45 utc 1-5-14
« on: January 05, 2014, 0100 UTC »
6925.5 khz LSB  S9 - S9+20  Came on just before WPOD now Joined at the hip w/ WPOD at my QTH

00:345 - 00:50 utc cont' Talk - a mix of preaching and talk about Tesla, and more,
I'm recording this one while I listen to WPOD.

thanks for Dr Scott ID EE


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HF Beacons / X Beacon 4094.5 khz 8:49 utc 1-2-14
« on: January 02, 2014, 0859 UTC »
The X is clear on signal peaks but sounds like other letters when the signal is fading.


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HF Beacons / Hexie Beacon 4096.28 khz 8:31 utc 1-2-14
« on: January 02, 2014, 0843 UTC »
Good clear signal, easy to memorize too!

53
HF Beacons / TMP Beacon 4079.6 khz TMP 43 0730 utc 1-2-14
« on: January 02, 2014, 0739 UTC »
TMP was 43 at 0730 utc 1-2-14  Nice clear signal too.

54
HF Beacons / W Windy Beacon 4102.3 khz 7:17 utc 1-2-14
« on: January 02, 2014, 0724 UTC »
I wonder, what does the "Windy" refer to besides W?
It does "drift" down frequency a bit when it "keys" down....
It also throws in one or more solitary dits at times?

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Longwave Loggings / 189 khz AM 4:13 utc 1-2-14
« on: January 02, 2014, 0438 UTC »
I have checked this frequency many nights since 12-25-13 and tonight I'm getting what I presume is Iceland again.
It fades in and out as one would expect but on the peaks the audio is very nice.
Mostly pleasant laid back music tonight...
4:30 utc female announcer been talking for awhile but not in English.

4:36 utc Male announcer Possible ID?  into "Dreaming of a White Christmas"


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Shortwave Pirate / UNID 1710 khz AM 6:03 utc 12-29-13
« on: December 29, 2013, 0642 UTC »
1710 khz AM  S8-S9
6:03 utc  Electronic Dance Music with  heavy base beat, Female announcer with British Accent talking over music, in the
1 min 15 sec. audio recording I made the Fem announcer says:
 2 times   "And now we're going to dance"
 1 time    "You've (sounds to me like she said locked but I'll go with Liked) Me On Face Book"
6:05 utc Off

Drat , I rolled back the water fall and see this had been on and strong way before I found it! 

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Shortwave Pirate / PRB (via Token) 6925 khz AM 5:30 utc 12-29-13
« on: December 29, 2013, 0548 UTC »
6925 khz AM S4
5:30 utc Very faint signal mostly just bits of audio (Unid Music) now and then.
5:35 utc  Can tell the music is off and male announcer is talking but can't make anything out of it.
5:38 utc  More  UNID music
5:38 utc  signal briefly up a bit - can ID the song now, Pink Floyd "Wish You Were Here"
              3rd time , 2rd pirate tonight I've heard play this song.....
~5:43 utc  Signal faded out or station went of air while I was writing this post...

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Shortwave Pirate / Rattlesnake Radio SSTV 6950 USB ~2:00 utc 12-29-13
« on: December 29, 2013, 0215 UTC »
3 SSTV images
This is 2 and 3  of 3

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6925 USB  S4 (Noise floor) with 10 - 30 sec S5 - S6 peaks.
4:01 utc The Fixx "Red Skies at Night"
4:04 utc  UNID Female vocals
4:08 utc  UNID Female Vocals
4:12 utc ??
4:15 utc bits of "Mexican Radio" Wall of Voodoo
4:17 utc UNID version of "Satisfaction"
4:19 utc mostly static, faint audio at times.
4:24 utc - gonna have to let this one go with out an ID  - getting Static Fatigue....
I could see / hear bits and pieces up to about 4:31 utc and that was it...gone gone gone....

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153 khz  audio too faint to make anything out but definite male talking in unknown languageat 6:31 utc
162 utc  at 5:30 utc  v faint talking  then at 6:35 - 6:40 utc  much better audio, male and female announcers talking in French, bits of music at times.
198 khz  at 6:33 - 6:35 utc v faint male and female speech, no idea what language, still v faintly hear a woman and man talking at 7:05 - 7:08 utc.

Interesting, while I've heard others mention stations in this band I never before been able to hear them for myself... Great night for long wave!!!

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