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X Minus One on with a strong signal.

Hearing very faint music on 6920 USB.
Thank you for the station id refmo.

Heard a test on 6925 at 1554z so I hung around on the frequency.
At 1605 a shout out to me, I posted in Rocket Chat.
At 1616 SSTV images and into music.

Other / UNID 6943 LSB 2307 UTC 4 Sept 1018
« on: September 04, 2018, 2308 UTC »
A male and female speaking in French (I think). Sounds like an interview.

North American Shortwave Pirate / UnId 6960 AM 1821 UTC 2 Sept. 2018
« on: September 02, 2018, 1825 UTC »
Weakmusic "Material Girl" at 1822z. Is an AM signal but due to noise using USB mode to hear the station.

Seems off at 1826z.

North American Shortwave Pirate / UnId 6925 USB 0226 UTC 2 Sept. 2018
« on: September 02, 2018, 0228 UTC »
Country music on. Oops off in mid song at 0227z.
Back after 30 seconds or so.

Interesting top ten list!

Seems off at 0250z. No id that I heard.

North American Shortwave Pirate / UNID 6925 AM 2350 UTC 02 Aug 2018
« on: August 02, 2018, 2354 UTC »
Music in the noise, noise is winning for the most part.
I hit enter and it seems the station shut down.

Jazz music in the noise.
Lost the signal at 0211z.

According to a July 13 article in the New York Post, RadioShack is planning to open “express stores” within HobbyTown USA locations. The nearly century-old, twice-bankrupt retailer has signed a deal with HobbyTown USA to put a mini-RadioShack outlet in some 50 HobbyTown USA stores across the country that would sell items that might appeal to radio amateurs and experimenters. Those locations will be identified with RadioShack signage. HobbyTown markets remote-controlled cars and boats as well as drones and other hobby-related merchandise.

RadioShack shuttered all of its company-owned retail outlets. Its last unsuccessful effort to bail itself out of debt involved a deal with cellular provider Sprint. HobbyTown USA has 140 retail outlets, and, according to the Post article, RadioShack eventually could carve out a presence — on the order of 500 square feet — in all of them. HobbyTown USA stores in Parker, Colorado, and Mooresville, North Carolina, will be among the first to host RadioShack express stores.

“HobbyTown is purchasing the RadioShack merchandise and offering it to its hobbyist customers who need the tools, wires, and other accessories that RadioShack makes,” the Post article said.

The article quoted Steve Moroneso, chief executive of General Wireless Operations Inc. — an affiliate of hedge fund Standard General which acquired RadioShack in 2015 — as saying that RadioShack’s strategy now is not to own brick-and-mortar stores. RadioShack came out of bankruptcy in January with 400 dealers, an online retail presence, and a distribution center. General Wireless acquired the 1,743 retail outlets that survived RadioShack’s 2015 bankruptcy.

Moroneso also told the Post that there is “plenty of interest from dealers who want to open a full-line Radio Shack.”

Dating its founding to 1921, RadioShack once offered a broad array of name-brand Amateur Radio equipment — even beams and towers — along with home entertainment gear and discrete components, including transistors, resistors, and capacitors. Its iconic 1960s-era catalog ran to more than 300 pages. In later years, it sold a fairly popular 2-meter handheld transceiver for a time, as well as Citizens Band equipment, 10-meter single banders, and shortwave receivers. RadioShack’s retail website remains open, marketing many of the same items once available in its retail outlets.

QSLs Received / Radio Humperdoo
« on: July 15, 2018, 1848 UTC »
Thanks for the QSL Drunken Radio Pirate! Love the graphics.

Very weak Philadelphia Freedom at 0231z.

Nice strong signal.
Putting on the Ritz.

Radio Free Connecticut station id at 0448z.

Captain Morgan on with a weak signal. Off 0134z.

Weak music in the noise.
Possible ID at 0101 heard as I was walking back into the room. Will check the recording later.
Got a good station ID at 0110z.

Hearing "I'm All Shook Up". Respectful signal but the QRN buries it at times.

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