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Messages - William Hassig

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tuned in at 0305utc, fair sig, talk of going to England and interviewing Britons about pirate scene over there, "XFM the power of X", other articles, xfmshortwave@gmail.com.

Just signed on to computer, sorry for being late. Tuned in at 0102utc, good strong sig, good audio, Drake R8 & dipole, excellent program as usual, program of tunes with the word wait or waiting in title, Hollies: "tired of waiting for you", Jimi Hendrix: "wait 'til tomorrow", Doors: "waiting for the sun", Stones: "waitin' on a lady", blues tune: "I'm waitin' for your call", SSTV/FAX at 0201, off at 0203utc, also tuned in for a while on Sony 2010 and had good reception without ext antenna and with rod collapsed and down against radio, that was strong sig.

Tuned in at 0339utc, heard Dr Benway give email address undercoverradio@gmail.com, fading in and out just like a mediumwave station which it is, saying hello to Michigan DXpedition and said names.

North American Shortwave Pirate / Re: UNID 6880 AM 0239 UTC 9Mar14
« on: March 09, 2014, 0249 UTC »
Tuned in at 0246œutc, fair/poor, hear soft rock music, Kenwood R2000 & dipole, just heard him say nothing to hear here, did he say RFM? Is RFM a station?

North American Shortwave Pirate / Re: Undercover R 6925 AM 0235z
« on: March 09, 2014, 0244 UTC »
Radio still on 6925am when he came on, fair/poor, talking about T-shirts etc, Kenwood R2000 & dipole. Edit 0258utc, talk of colonizing new planet which had problems like monsoons.

Tuned in at 0201utc, fair/poor, Kenwood R2000 & dipole, Heard "little GTO", then "my 409", old geezer talking, radioroninshortwave@gmail.com.

Tuned in at 0208utc, fair sig, Kenwood R2000 & dipole, heard ID, then old slow rock tune "I know what I like" with that sustained deep piano chord, then J Airplane "volunteers of America", now playing "I got a feeling". Just now heard him read my post and said my name. Off air at 0223.   

Tuned in at 0232, fair sig, heard blues tune "moonshine(?)", now playing another blues tune about booze, Kenwood R2000 & dipole. Off at 0315œutc. Nice program, thanks.

North American Shortwave Pirate / Re: RFW 6950 USB 0222z 3/2/14
« on: March 02, 2014, 0225 UTC »
S-on with old USSR national anthem at 0222œutc, fair sig, Kenwood R2000 & dipole.

Just tuned in at 0211utc, good sig, heard end of tune, now SSTV/FAX.

Just barely hear "beer barrel polka" below noise floor. R8, dipole. Thanks S. McArdle for the ID. Edit: At 0254 still below noise floor here in NE Illinois. Thanks for audio clip.

North American Shortwave Pirate / Re: Unid 6.925 USB 22 Feb 2014
« on: February 22, 2014, 0437 UTC »
At 0418utc heard Gordon Lightfoot singing the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald (not Ella Fitzgerald, ha ha), then nothing else, fair/poor sig, R8 & dipole. BTW, the Edmund Fitzgerald was an ore freighter that sank during a severe storm on Lake Superior on 10 November 1975. (EDIT: Too bad Ella didn't sing that tune too.)

Tuned in at 0219utc, fair/good sig, heard "This is message from 4th planet to 3rd planet. Stop sending your spacecraft to our planet or face consequences." Spacey music at 0223, DJ=Dr. Benway. Selling T-shirts to benefit wounded warrior project, undercoverradio@gmail.com, R8 and 7mhz dipole.

Tuned in at 0054utc, good sig good audio, DJ=Dr. Benway, morose rock music, said bcstng from nowhere, said got 28 posts on HF Underground, playing old story of traveling down Pacific Coast Highway and meeting woman artist, seeing brilliant orange light settle on ocean, avant garde musical interludes, undercoverradio@gmail.com, R8 & dipole, At 0140utc began hair raising story of placing dipole on steep roof of 3 story apartment building.

Tuned in at 0152 utc, fair sig, Steppenwolf: "magic carpet ride", Procol Harem tune "conquistador" in concert with orchestra, ID as Radio Ronin Shortwave, Jefferson Airplane: "white rabbit", Stones: "paint it black", Drake R8 & dipole, radioroninshortwave@gmail.com

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