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Author Topic: Bird noises on 6985 AM 28-Feb-2013 0415Z (in NL)  (Read 2449 times)

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Bird noises on 6985 AM 28-Feb-2013 0415Z (in NL)
« on: February 28, 2013, 0418 UTC »
Listening to the Twente WebSDR in the Netherlands and stumbled across 6985 AM. For about 15 minutes so far, all it has been are sounds of a bunch of birds with a cuckoo off in the distance.

Signal was decent at the top of the hour, but now has faded a bit.

Couldn't even pick up the carrier here at home.

Faded out at 0425Z.
« Last Edit: February 28, 2013, 2047 UTC by skeezix »
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Re: Bird noises on 6985 AM 28-Feb-2013 0415Z (in NL)
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2013, 1129 UTC »
Checking the SDR recording, I had a station here. The carrier appeared around 0242z, and I had definite audio around 0345z, hearing some music. No bird sounds, but it was too weak to hear anything past 0400z or so.
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Re: Bird noises on 6985 AM 28-Feb-2013 0415Z (in NL)
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2013, 2050 UTC »
Now (29-Feb 2049Z) on that same remote, same freq, another AM signal. Playing some rap like noise. Moderate signal strength.

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Re: Bird noises on 6985 AM 28-Feb-2013 0415Z (in NL)
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2013, 2107 UTC »
I checked with some people on Iann's Chat. This may be Lightning Radio: http://lightningradiosw.blogspot.com/
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Re: Bird noises on 6985 AM 28-Feb-2013 0415Z (in NL)
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2013, 2117 UTC »
Cool, thanks for digging that up.

Wonder if they were playing the birds last night (aka early morning GMT) or that was someone else.

The birds themselves are not that interesting, but love the cuckoo in there and its got me intrigued.

Last night was a bit of fun over in NL. Also ran across an YL numbers station in English (E11?) which was a nice little surprise. Haven't heard English numbers station in a looong time. Very bored of V02/HM01. Was perusing priyom.org and became motivated to search for English numbers. By pure luck stumbled across her on 5779 USB. Was absolutely thrilled. Cuckoo & English numbers makes a good oddball night.

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