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Author Topic: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 & 5185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022  (Read 2132 times)

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X-FM Halloween Special 4185 & 5185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« on: October 31, 2022, 2358 UTC »
Fair reception, noisy but better than summer, on 4185
2358 "Reload" PPK
0000 Program opening
0002 "Under the Stars" Morning Parade
0007 Mentions relay by Radio Illuminati 5185 much better than 4185
0009 RH fighting cough, new music coming up
0012 Shoutouts to HFU  ;D thanks.  Get better big guy.
0015 "!5 minutes after witching hour somewhere under the stars...." to "Planet Caire" B-52's, will be listening to rest away from computer.  Thanks for back to back shows while playing hurt.
« Last Edit: November 01, 2022, 0018 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2022, 0002 UTC »
0002 UTC: S5 signal with music.
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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2022, 0002 UTC »
0002 nice signal in CO, about SIO 333.
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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2022, 0003 UTC »
S8, occasional light fade, @ 0002 with "Under The Stars" Morning Parade
0012 - Redhat giving shoutouts to HFU posters [thanks!]
0054 - more shoutouts, still S8
« Last Edit: November 01, 2022, 0054 UTC by refmo »
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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 & 5185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2022, 0009 UTC »
5185 only here
SINPO=45433

008- Redhat on the mic. Giving out phone number. Got over COVID, but throat still bothering him...Feel better RH! Discussing interesting new music on the playlist tonight. A few requests queued up from last night. HFU shout-outs to posters, thank you!
015- Redhat IDs, then tees up next tune.
016- "Planet Claire" by The B-52s.
« Last Edit: November 01, 2022, 0017 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 & 5185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2022, 0010 UTC »
Reception into NE Ohio:

S7  SIO 333  SINPO 35333

0010 UTC Chatting about requests, eqsls, reports are appreciated!
0017 Planet Claire by The B-52's
0021 How Not to Drown by CHVRCHES & Robert Smith
0024 Shouts to HFU
0026 Annie by Neon Indian
0030 RH comments, witching hour....information about songs played, email address, farm cat in your lap
0038 XUS by ......... (different letters)
0039 ID into The Drone Racing League by Gunship
0044 ID into My Number by Foals
0050 "being relayed by Radio Illuminati on 5185 and 4185..."
0101 The Hardest Cut by Spoon

Thanks for the special broadcast!!!!
« Last Edit: November 01, 2022, 0101 UTC by Chuck54 »
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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 & 5185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2022, 0011 UTC »
SIO 444 with slow fades. Usual good audio.

0010z - RH on the mic with a request line, email and other show starters. Thanks for the second night broadcast. Lots of work on your end and it's appreciated.
0306z - Just because he can...


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« Last Edit: November 01, 2022, 0312 UTC by Zane »
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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 & 5185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2022, 0012 UTC »
*Listening via the NA5B SDR near Washington, D.C., to the 5185 relay*

0006 UTC: Redhat on the mic with a welcome after "Under the Stars" by Morning Parade. Good to hear your scratchy voice, sir!
0015 UTC: "Planet Claire" by The B-52s (a GREAT song).

*Now listening via the Northern Utah SDR, where 4185 kHz is fair to good and 5185 is inaudible*

0020 UTC: After a canned ID, "How Not to Drown" by CHVCHES & Robert Smith.
0025 UTC: Redhat on the mic with an HFU shout-out, then a canned ID, and "Annie" by Neon Indian.
0030 UTC: Redhat back on the mic, talking about the previous song, QSLing, his cat on his lap, and requests.
0033 UTC: "Thriller" by Michael Jackson.
0039 UTC: Canned ID, live song intro by Redhat, then "The Drone Racing League" by GUNSHIP.
0050 UTC: Redhat talking about C-QUAM stereo and tuning in when I came back downstairs, then HFU shout-outs. 

*Now listening to 4185 via the KA7U SDR between Eastern Oregon and Idaho; fair reception*

0058 UTC: Canned ID, then a song I couldn't ID, followed by "The Hardest Cut" by Spoon.

0207 UTC: Checked my radios between trick-or-treat visitors, and X-FM is now audible here near Seattle on all three of my "everyday" radios with my long-wire antenna.

Thanks for the Halloween broadcast! I have to go help give out candy to trick-or-treaters for a while.
« Last Edit: November 01, 2022, 0216 UTC by Treehouse SWL »
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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 & 5185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2022, 0015 UTC »
Wow, a multicast two nights in a row!   Great signal again on 4185 into northern Minnesota.   Happy Halloween.

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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 & 5185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2022, 0017 UTC »
Lengthy talk when I tuned in, discussing last night's show.
0016 UTC B-52's "Planet Clare"

Fair signal on 4185 kHz in SW FL, much better than 5185 here.  Very nice sounding AM audio.

0052 Shoutouts to tonight's listeners, including me.  Thanks Redhat!
« Last Edit: November 01, 2022, 0053 UTC by curious george »

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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 & 5185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2022, 0023 UTC »
SIO 343 on 4185 C-QuAM with weak signal, but very little noise tonight in the southeastern US.  Noticing some "wobble" in the stereo image.  Is it called platform motion?

SIO 555 on 5185 AM relay, but no stereo as far as I can tell

2400 Sign on with Morning Parade - Under the Stars
0005 RedHat welcoming listeners to Halloween show.  Mentioned relay in 5185 kHz AM.  This playlist is from the "show that never was."
0016 B52s - Planet Claire
0020 XFM sounder
0020 Churches - How not to Drown (ok, CHVRCHES...)
0025 Neon Indian - Annie
0030 RH reading reception reports and mentioned a listener requested Thriller.
0034 Michael Jackson - Thriller
0039 XFM sounder with RH intro into
0040 Gunship - The Drone Racing League
0044 XFM sounder
0044 Foals - My Number
0048 RH reviewing the songs played.  Broadcasting from East of the Rockies but West of Normal.  Mentioned the Radio Illuminati relay and how to listen to C-QuAM in stereo.  Gave telephone number, and asked for calls.
0058 XFM sounder imto
0058 Deja Voodoo - Three Men, One Coffin
0100 Spoon - The Hardest Cut
0103 XFM sounder
0104 sounded like a cool song, but I didn't recognize it, and didn't look it up in time (RH
0108 XFM sounder
0108 Cannons - Hurricane
0112 RH reception reports and mentioned another relay from Mix Radio International.
0123 Jamiroquai - Cosmic Girl
0127 XFM sounder
0127 Rammstein?
« Last Edit: November 01, 2022, 0130 UTC by ButchKidd »
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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 & 5185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #11 on: November 01, 2022, 0030 UTC »
If your listening on an SDR use SAS for Pseudo Stereo As I use Phase Modulation

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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 & 5185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #12 on: November 01, 2022, 0035 UTC »
0033 UTC -  4185 was very weak but tuned to 5185 with an S7 signal into WNY, audio sounds very good, playing M. Jackson - Thriller
« Last Edit: November 01, 2022, 0036 UTC by Traveling Wave »
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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 & 5185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #13 on: November 01, 2022, 0036 UTC »
Great signal tonight on 4185 USB into Mosinee (Mosey-Knee), Wisconsin. Strongest signal on this band I've seen with low band noise! Happy Halloween!
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Re: X-FM Halloween Special 4185 & 5185 AM 2358 utc 31 Oct 2022
« Reply #14 on: November 01, 2022, 0042 UTC »
4185 AM - 54444 Very nice audio as usual!  Some fading.  Signal on 5185 is not as good. 

Listening in SW Michigan on a temporary G5RV up at 20'.

Thanks for the music!!

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