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Author Topic: WRMI Legends 4980 AM 0019 UTC 22 DEC 2022  (Read 840 times)

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WRMI Legends 4980 AM 0019 UTC 22 DEC 2022
« on: December 22, 2022, 0021 UTC »
S9+10 with the Raleigh, NC KiwiSDR. Guess I can give up all hope of hearing Radio Brazil Central on 4985  :-\

0019 UTC-Weather for various regions read by YL
0020 UTC-WRMI Legends ID, we really play requests

WRMI is moving back to 4980 and WTWW is coming back on air.. so ill be on 7570, 4980 and 5900

Looks like this must be correct, but no sign of anything on 5085 yet. I will keep looking.
« Last Edit: December 22, 2022, 0024 UTC by Shortwave_Listener »
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Re: WRMI Legends 4980 AM 0019 UTC 22 DEC 2022
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2022, 0101 UTC »
00:59 UTC - An S7 ~ S9 and noisy signal on 4980 with WRMI station ID. Nothing on 5085 either to my location.

WWCR 3 on 4840 is doing much better at S+10.


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« Last Edit: December 22, 2022, 0103 UTC by ~SIGINT~ »

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Re: WRMI Legends 4980 AM 0019 UTC 22 DEC 2022
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2022, 1731 UTC »
I wonder what region they'll claim their broadcasts target? The Moon?

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Re: WRMI Legends 4980 AM 0019 UTC 22 DEC 2022
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2022, 1802 UTC »
On the WTWW website it says transmitter two (5085) was to Europe, Russia, & China. Yea right  ::)

EiBi lists WRMI on 4980 as targeting Central America.
« Last Edit: December 22, 2022, 1805 UTC by Shortwave_Listener »
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Re: WRMI Legends 4980 AM 0019 UTC 22 DEC 2022
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2022, 2121 UTC »
Oh, Detroit, Windsor, and Chicago.

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Re: WRMI Legends 4980 AM 0019 UTC 22 DEC 2022
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2022, 0120 UTC »
Yea right might be right. One antenna is aimed to Europe, Russia, & China and I should be right in the main lobe, mind you, it might be skipping right over me depending on the antenna's tilt angle. If it is the one that I have seen in one of the pictures, the angle of the V portion at the feed point is fairly narrow so the beam width will be narrow.

From one of the videos I watched, it appears that transmitter 4 (9940 kHz) might be aimed toward Ukraine. I also found that Transmitter 2 (5085) is a Continental. These were good quality transmitters. I could not determine the antennae for transmitters 1, 2 and 3.

Based on several years of satellite imaging I was able to partially piece some of the WTWW facility. The image below is from 2014 and was one of the clearer ones depicting the poles, some of the wires and buildings.

> The yellow lines are the feeder lines leaving the transmitter building which I could make out from the shadows on the ground.
> The red lines are the potential antennae lines which I could make out from the shadows on the ground.
> The Magenta squares are poles which I could not see any lines going to and from.
> The purple line is what I suspect is an AC power line leading to some buildings in the woods.
> The green rectangles are the UNID buildings in the woods.
> The orange square is an UNID structure.

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Re: WRMI Legends 4980 AM 0019 UTC 22 DEC 2022
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2022, 0322 UTC »
7/10 on the Sony ICF-2010 meter at home.

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Re: WRMI Legends 4980 AM 0019 UTC 22 DEC 2022
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2022, 0338 UTC »
03:38 UTC 27 DEC 2022 - Exact same programming being relayed on WTWW 5085 kHz.

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Re: WRMI Legends 4980 AM 0019 UTC 22 DEC 2022
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2022, 0504 UTC »
0500 UTC - Legends broadcast finished with Marvin Gaye - Heard It Thru The Grape Vine,  WRMI for ID and off the air.
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