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Author Topic: WA1ZMS/4 486 AM 1212 UTC 25 DEC 2022  (Read 750 times)

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WA1ZMS/4 486 AM 1212 UTC 25 DEC 2022
« on: December 25, 2022, 1212 UTC »
I am hearing an AM stn on 486kc with a fair sig, with fades down into the noise. They are playing instrumental Christmas Music and a male and female announcer. Can't quite make out the call sign, but starts with a 'W'...maybe an experimental call. Time 1141-1148Z. Its after 12Z now and they are vry weak and into the noise .
73 and Merry Christmas de Bill K4JYS - NC
« Last Edit: December 25, 2022, 2345 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »

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Re: 486kc Christmas Music AM BC
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2022, 1223 UTC »
I think I answered my own question. The xmsn is probably an annual BC by WA1ZMS/4 in VA. Info on You Tube....Bill

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Re: WI2XLQ 486 AM 1141 UTC 25 DEC 2022
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2022, 1812 UTC »
For those who missed it (including me):

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As in years past, he will be conducting the Fessenden transmission on Christmas Eve, as well as New Yearís Eve. The plan is to start each day around 1800z and run for 24 hours.

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Re: WA1ZMS/4 486 AM 1212 UTC 25 DEC 2022
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2022, 2345 UTC »
Very good copy at 2345 UTC.
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Re: WA1ZMS/4 486 AM 1212 UTC 25 DEC 2022
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2022, 2346 UTC »
2346 UTC: Weak and only able to hear anything using LSB.
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Re: WA1ZMS/4 486 AM 1212 UTC 25 DEC 2022
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2022, 2352 UTC »
Exact frequency is 485.80 kHz with a slight bit of FMing. S3 with the W3HFU KiwiSDR.

2350 UTC-Station ID
2350 UTC-Christmas Music
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Re: WA1ZMS/4 486 AM 1212 UTC 25 DEC 2022
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2022, 1413 UTC »
Heard S6 at 0140Z on 25 Dec 2022.  I was using a Wellbrook loop and a KiwiSDR, located in Northern VA.  It wasnít audible on a end fed wire due to local EMI.
« Last Edit: December 27, 2022, 1415 UTC by NJQA »

 


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