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Author Topic: The Big Q 1710 06:20z with a CKLW Big 8 theme  (Read 2464 times)

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The Big Q 1710 06:20z with a CKLW Big 8 theme
« on: March 10, 2013, 0622 UTC »
Guess who's broadcasting with the request. The Big 8 and 70s TV series S.W.A.T. theme heard  ;D Thanks Q
« Last Edit: March 10, 2013, 0648 UTC by BDM »
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Re: The Big Q 1710 06:20z with a CKLW Big 8 theme
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2013, 0737 UTC »
3/10/2013, 0721 UTC, 1710 kHz AM

Getting weak audio from 'The Big Q', identified elsewhere, playing oldies.

SINPO=25332

(Thanks for posting, BDM-- alerted me to turn the radio back on!)
First time reception for me.  Peaking around S-4 here.
« Last Edit: March 10, 2013, 0750 UTC by John Poet »

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Re: The Big Q 1710 06:20z with a CKLW Big 8 theme
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2013, 0802 UTC »
Thanks John. Reminded me to register at Free Radio Cafe ;)
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Re: The Big Q 1710 06:20z with a CKLW Big 8 theme
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2013, 1218 UTC »
SDR recording catch.  Sign on at 0601z with ID, CKLW references heard at 0625z.  The signal seemed to be much weaker compared to recent receptions, I hope it was just conditions.  The terrible summer-like static crashes didn't help either!  Fast forward to 0630z and the signal peaked back up to a normal S7, so I guess MW conditions were just flaky.
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Re: The Big Q 1710 06:20z with a CKLW Big 8 theme
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2013, 1741 UTC »
SDR recording catch.  Sign on at 0601z with ID, CKLW references heard at 0625z.  The signal seemed to be much weaker compared to recent receptions, I hope it was just conditions.  The terrible summer-like static crashes didn't help either!  Fast forward to 0630z and the signal peaked back up to a normal S7, so I guess MW conditions were just flaky.

Also plenty of fast fading which wasn't helping. I noticed this on most local (within 800 miles) upper MW stations last night so it was poor conditions for that band last night. Even Celestial was down and mostly not heard which also is a good indicator.
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-Brian--North of Detroit--MI-
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Re: The Big Q 1710 06:20z with a CKLW Big 8 theme
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2013, 2148 UTC »
Here is a small vid clip of the broadcast. Thanks Q and a thanks to all pirate broadcasters for the shows.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcT1dL2RvI8
Radios -- Perseus SDR // SDRPlay RSPdx // Icom IC-7300 // Tecsun PL-660 // Panasonic RF-5000A --Antennas-- Pixel Pro 1B loop - 82' fan-dipole at 40' - tuned MW/BCB 40" loop and 100' receive only dipole
-Brian--North of Detroit--MI-
1710/KHz the MW Pirate Clear Channel (not so much anymore "sigh")

 

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