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Author Topic: The Crystal Ship via TCS relay network, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, 000z  (Read 5171 times)

Offline Zane

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TCS via relay, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, SINPO 45343
Nice S9 signal and clear audio. Some static crash from an approaching front.

Sign on at 0000z,
ID at 0015z
Asia - Heat of the Moment - 0016z

Big fade at 0021z, signal dropping to the noise floor. Apparently, I've lost the band.

...or maybe not. Signal back to S9 at 0049z with Bruce Springsteen.

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« Last Edit: February 19, 2013, 0049 UTC by Zane »
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Re: The Crystal Ship via TCS relay network, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, 000z
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2013, 0020 UTC »
S8 to S9 here
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Re: The Crystal Ship via TCS relay network, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, 000z
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2013, 0022 UTC »
Great signal, S9. Modern English "I Melt With You" at 0021 UTC. Nice audio, too.
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Re: The Crystal Ship via TCS relay network, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, 000z
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2013, 0026 UTC »
s8 to 9 signal here, 0020 tune in  

great to hear TCS again

still going when I got back from supper, great tunes and still good signal, off 0129 after SSTV

« Last Edit: February 19, 2013, 0132 UTC by terry newfoundland »

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Re: The Crystal Ship via TCS relay network, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, 000z
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2013, 0033 UTC »
6925.4919875  AM  (  ;D Just Kidding the knob turners.  )
00:10 ut tuned into Yes?  S6 - S8  still awful static but settling down a bit.
00:15 ut Crystal Ship / TCS ID
00:15 ut Asia Heat of the moment
00:18 ut ? I'd walk 500 miles for you?
00:23 ut UNID
00:26 ut Tom Petty Waiting is the hardest part
00:30 ut Crystal ship TCS relay ID
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01:17 TCS's Relay Network ID - Into Moody Blues - NICE!
Now mostly S7 - S8, Rare S9 peaks and S6 fades. - Atmospheric discharges are still there but less frequent and annoying now.
01:24 ut TCS email addy
1:26 ut SSTV then Off

Awesome signal and modulation - Thanks for the Show TCS..
« Last Edit: February 19, 2013, 0135 UTC by Rockpicker »
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Re: The Crystal Ship via TCS relay network, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, 000z
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2013, 0041 UTC »
Nice S9 signal into GA tonight. Troubled by a few static crashes.  0040z.

ID and gmail addr announced at 0045.
« Last Edit: February 19, 2013, 0046 UTC by rdla4 »

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Re: The Crystal Ship via TCS relay network, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, 000z
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2013, 0046 UTC »
0041z "Street of Dreams" Rainbow
0046z "Thunder Road" Springsteen
0129z /off

s8-9 pretty random fade condx

SIO 434

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« Last Edit: February 19, 2013, 0140 UTC by RAFman »
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Re: The Crystal Ship via TCS relay network, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, 000z
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2013, 0047 UTC »
Same as rdla here, S9 and static crashes.  Playing 'Thunder Road' by Bruce Springsteen @ 0046z
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Re: The Crystal Ship via TCS relay network, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, 000z
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2013, 0051 UTC »
Fair reception in SE PA with static crashes and an ever present noise level.  Signal is cutting through though.

SINPO= 35333

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Re: The Crystal Ship via TCS relay network, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, 000z
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2013, 0053 UTC »
SIO 323 here, muito static and static crashes.  I definitely get the carrier, but the music's weak.  Grumble.  Thanks for the relay, though. 
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Re: The Crystal Ship via TCS relay network, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, 000z
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2013, 0056 UTC »
0054Z 45433 S9+ Belinda Carlisle
0055Z 45433 S9 Selena "Dreaming Of You"  (sounds a little distorted. Belinda sounded fine).
0100Z 45433 S9 ID
0100Z 45433 S9 Depeche Mode "Enjoy The Silence"
0105Z 35433 S8 Randy Meisner "Never Been In Love"
0109Z 35433 S7 Heart "Will You Be There"
0113Z 35433 S7 When In Rome "The Promise"
0117Z 35433 S7 ID
0117Z 35433 S7 The Moody Blues "I Know You're Out There Somewhere"
0124Z 35433 S7 "My name is Juliana Montana and you are listening to The Crystal Ship." Gave email address.
0124Z 35433 S7 Ramones "We Want The Airwaves"
0127Z 35433 S8 SSTV
0129Z Off air.




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« Last Edit: February 19, 2013, 0129 UTC by skeezix »
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Re: The Crystal Ship via TCS relay network, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, 000z
« Reply #11 on: February 19, 2013, 0111 UTC »
S9 here at 01:10 with bad static crashes from approaching thunderstorms.

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Re: The Crystal Ship via TCS relay network, 6925.5am, 2-19-13, 000z
« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2013, 1529 UTC »
Here's the SSTV picture. Note that there was no VIS trigger heard, so I had to manually start the image receive. The signal was pretty strong, so I don't think this was due to poor reception.



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