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North American Shortwave Pirate / Re: UNID 6950 USB *0502 6/7/15
« on: June 07, 2015, 0605 UTC »
Had it in pretty good for the Beatles tune; about S-3 over S-0 noise. Gradually got weaker. Great to hear some activity in Northern Canada, though.

I can hear faint music but not enough for an ID. Dang, this is a new one for me.

North American Shortwave Pirate / Someone just came up on 6925U
« on: March 27, 2015, 0233 UTC »
Had the rig monitoring 6925 and someone just stated up with a booming signal. No time to ID, posted here first.

Equipment / Re: Stacking up the Kenwood R-1000 to ICOM R-70
« on: January 13, 2015, 1525 UTC »
I had power supply trouble with the JRC 525, both the R71a and R1000 were trouble free.

Equipment / Re: Collapsible fiberglass pole
« on: January 12, 2015, 1650 UTC »
You can get extension poles for painting that are sturdy fiberglass. I'm not sure what the longest are but I've used ones that go about 25 feet. Any large industrial painting supply place should have what you need.

Equipment / Re: Stacking up the Kenwood R-1000 to ICOM R-70
« on: January 12, 2015, 0615 UTC »
I had a R1000 when they were new. Liked it. Got A JRC 525. Love it. Got a Icom R71A. Love it. There is nothing wrong with the R1000, and it is way cheaper then the rest. The JRC 525 is built like a Swiss watch and is a beauty but expensive. The Icom R71A is about as expensive, built like a tank, and I think works at least as well if not better then the JRC.
But my current love? An Icom R9000. None of the others are even close to it but it costs about 6 times as much as the R71A or 525.

Just tuned in time to hear a OM ann "Radio GaGa Shortwave ****sideband" ID, then into Allannis Morrissete song. My first time ever hearing this one! Freakin' awesome!
Signal about S5 over S1 noise with minor fades. Nice sideband audio.
Please QSL if possible.

North American Shortwave Pirate / Re: WDDR 6945 USB 0416z 1/1/15
« on: January 01, 2015, 0524 UTC »
Very nice copy into northern Canada tonight. OM announcer  "...into another song on WDDR" then played a old time blues number.
My first time logging this one, I hope to hear you more often! Thanks for the show.

North American Shortwave Pirate / Someone on 6930U
« on: January 01, 2015, 0337 UTC »
Nobody else has posted this but if I can hear it others must hear it as well.
About S-3 over S-1 noise.

Fair copy for the Chris Cross song. Strongest of the 3 stations I can hear here now. About S-5 over S-1 noise with QSB.

Faint but OK copy in Northern Canada. Not strong enough to listen to steadybut definitely there.

Kraftwerk IS, killer sig, gotta be RTN
---update---Yup, RTN. Noisy band tonite, about S-5 sig with QSB over S-5 noise. ID with mail addy at 0421GMT

Can hear the carrier on SSB, on AM I can hear bits and bursts of music. Lots of thunderstorm static here, but still great to hear you!

Perhaps he just wants people to eat his shorts. I know I do.

It's Radio True North! Thanks for the shout out! Always great to hear an old friend. The killer signal should have been my first clue.

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