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Author Topic: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022  (Read 1485 times)

Offline Shortwave_Listener

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Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« on: October 29, 2022, 2312 UTC »
S9+20 with the K3FEF KiwiSDR.

2311 UTC-Robot YL “You are listening to Locomotive Radio” repeated 3 times with low modulation
2312 UTC-OFF

2315 UTC-ON 6985 kHz
2320 UTC-Train whistle, very low modulation
2322 UTC-Robot YL “You are listening to Locomotive Radio” repeated 2 times with low modulation
2322 UTC-Heresy by My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult
2326 UTC-X-Communication by My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult
2332 UTC-Train whistle
2334 UTC-Cat People (Putting Out Fire) by David Bowie
2341 UTC-Devil Inside by INXS
2347 UTC-Train whistle
2347 UTC-Robot YL “You are listening to Locomotive Radio”
2348 UTC-Halloween by Siouxsie & The Banshees
2351 UTC-Every Day Is Halloween by Ministry
« Last Edit: October 29, 2022, 2352 UTC by Shortwave_listener »
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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2022, 2319 UTC »
2319 Music very weak?
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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2022, 2319 UTC »
Reception into NE Ohio:

S9 SIO 444  SINPO 45444 Strong carrier

2318 UTC Train Whistle
2319 Train Whistle
2321 low audio...voice and train whistle..."You are listening to Locomotive Radio"
2323 music...Heresy by My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult
2326 Male voice with music in background...X-Communication by My Life With.....
2331 Train rumbling and whistle
2334 Cat People by David Bowie.....AUDIO much better now!

Thanks!!!
« Last Edit: October 29, 2022, 2337 UTC by Chuck54 »
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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2022, 2320 UTC »
2320 just a carrier here.
2323 getting some audio now. SIO 111, hope it gets stronger as the sun gets lower. :)
2348 just heard a train whistle, some kind of buzz, into "Halloween" Siouxsie (quite low in the mix but I know that song anywhere)
« Last Edit: October 29, 2022, 2348 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2022, 2322 UTC »
SINPO=23442

2321- Strong carrier. Faint train signals in background intermittently.
2322- "Heresy" by My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult.
« Last Edit: October 29, 2022, 2324 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2022, 2327 UTC »
2325 UTC Unid music at S8 with low modulation and light fades
2327 UTC OM said something? Into another unid song
2332 UTC I hear a train coming!  :)
2337 UTC Nice peak during the rock tune (David Bowie or Iggy Pop?)
(2341 UTC Peskies yakking on the frequency, but they seem to have stopped)
2342 UTC "Devil Inside"-INXS
2347 UTC Data noise and a noise blob came up, but gone now. Loud tone followed.
2348 UTC "Halloween"-Siouxsie & The Banshees
2352 UTC Unid song (peskies yakking again)
« Last Edit: October 29, 2022, 2352 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2022, 2328 UTC »
23:27 UTC - Nice strong and quiet carrier but very little modulation / audio. Actual frequency 6984.970 kHz.


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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2022, 2329 UTC »
Weak copy here
2328 - "X-Communication" - My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult
2336 - "Cat People"- David Bowie
2342 - "Devil Inside" - INXS
2350 - "Halloween" - Siouxsie & The Banshees
2352 - "Every Day Is Halloween" - Ministry
0003 - "Spirits In The Material World" - Police (along with constant peskies)
0009 - "Gateway To Hell" - My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult
« Last Edit: October 30, 2022, 0010 UTC by Radio Star »
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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2022, 2330 UTC »
23:28UTC S9+10 Odd music mix cant ID
23:40 UTC David Bowie S9+15 Super Audio! Some fading
« Last Edit: October 29, 2022, 2344 UTC by TheHappyWanker »
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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2022, 2337 UTC »
not getting a carrier on AM, sounding best on DSB on 6885.4 on my SDRPlay
« Last Edit: October 29, 2022, 2339 UTC by dave524 »
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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #10 on: October 29, 2022, 2338 UTC »
2336 utc  sinpo 33333
Song playing
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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #11 on: October 29, 2022, 2338 UTC »
2336 SIO 434, S8. Strong carrier but audio seems weak.
2336 Cat People David Bowie
improved audio
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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #12 on: October 29, 2022, 2339 UTC »
not getting a carrier on AM, sounding best on DSB on 6985.4 on my SDRPlay

Not even remotely similar to what I am hearing, maybe you are listening to something else?
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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #13 on: October 29, 2022, 2339 UTC »
2335 UTC: Finally getting a signal. Call it an S3  and getting stronger with unknown music.
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Re: Locomotive Radio 6985 AM was 6900 AM 2311 UTC 29 OCT 2022
« Reply #14 on: October 29, 2022, 2342 UTC »
not getting a carrier on AM, sounding best on DSB on 6985.4 on my SDRPlay

Not even remotely similar to what I am hearing, maybe you are listening to something else?

sorry wrong thread
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