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Author Topic: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023  (Read 1783 times)

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X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« on: March 05, 2023, 0103 UTC »
Good reception but much noise
0103 Music
0105 Redhat very faint as buried by noise
0108 Reception completely gone now  :(
« Last Edit: March 05, 2023, 0108 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2023, 0105 UTC »
S7 with the NE0MP KiwiSDR in Colorado. S9 with the Northern Utah KiwiSDR. Noisy reception direct but the best I have heard X-FM on the winter frequency.

0105 UTC-Music

0231 UTC-Redhat talking about the music, X-FM ID, having a problem with the microphone, played some requests, xfmshortwave@proton.me, hello to someone on the HFU, conditions are changing, hello to me and others (thanks!), talking about the music, in C-QUAM stereo
0237 UTC-Radio by Rammstein
0241 UTC-ID
0241 UTC-A Girl Like You by The Smithereens
0246 UTC-Beguiled by The Smashing Pumpkins
0250 UTC-Talking about the music, hello to people on the HFU, going to add a song request to the list, songs played, quiet night on the HFU, looking at logs of other pirates tonight, X-FM ID
0255 UTC-Tom Sawyer by Rush
0259 UTC-ID jingle
0259 UTC-Cracker Island by Gorillaz
0303 UTC-Talking about the music, ID and email, starting to wind down the broadcast, broadcasting from east of the Rockies but west of normal this is X-FM
0304 UTC-Trust by Megadeth
0308 UTC-ID jingle
0308 UTC-Kiss And Tell by Bryan Ferry

0334 UTC-Talking about the music, songs played, ID and email, not much new on the HFU, lots of lamenting as of late in pirate radio about missing old stations, pirate radio is still similar to how it was in the past, pirate radio just has to be fun, winding things down tonight
0342 UTC-Seen it Coming by Bob Moses
0346 UTC-ID jingle
0346 UTC-On My Knees by RÜFÜS DU SOL
0350 UTC-ID jingle
0350 UTC-Not sure what just happened there with the jingle
0352 UTC-Just Wanted To Know (feat. Astrid S) by Röyksopp
0355 UTC-Talking about the music, time to say goodbye for tonight, thanks for listening, good night to the people on the HFU (thanks!), good night to people on email, running 12.5 kHz wide audio tonight, thanks to people on the Discord chat, going to play the last track
0359 UTC-Perpetual by VNV Nation
0407 UTC-ID jingle
0407 UTC-OFF
« Last Edit: March 05, 2023, 0407 UTC by Shortwave_Listener »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2023, 0108 UTC »
0007: "Welcome to Radio Free America"
music, weak modulation? hard to hear, S8
« Last Edit: March 05, 2023, 0110 UTC by DangerKitty »
QSL to umst777@yahoo.com would be greatly appreciated!
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2023, 0112 UTC »
S7 Nice carrier but low modulation. Lets hope conditions get better! Thanks Redhat
0111 - Can barely hear Mr. Redhat behind the mic.
0113 - RH w/email addy
0117 - Thanks for the shout-out +-RH
0119 - Station ID into: "Punkrocker" - Teddybears
0124 - "Wall Of Glass" - Liam Gallagher
0127 - "Short Skirt/Long Jacket" - Cake
« Last Edit: March 05, 2023, 0128 UTC by Radio Star »
All Reception direct and local on Cape Cod, MA
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2023, 0113 UTC »
S9 @ 0113 with Redhat on the microphone.
0211 - Redhat on the microphone, trying to figure out the mis-posting in an earlier broadcast, still S9
0333 - "Nothing Left To Lose" Every Thing But The Girl, S9
0342 - "Seen It Coming" Bob Moses [first time hearing this one, nice!]
0356 - wrapping things up :(  Still sounding very good here.

« Last Edit: March 05, 2023, 0356 UTC by refmo »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2023, 0114 UTC »
Tuned in at 0112 utc on Traverse City MI sdr with fair S9 to S9+20 signal, listening in CQUAM stereo, DJ is talking, wide variety of pop and rock tunes, at 0255 utc he played my request "Tom Sawyer" by Rush, thanks. Off at 0407 utc. Thanks for the nice program.     
« Last Edit: March 05, 2023, 0408 UTC by William Hassig »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2023, 0115 UTC »
signal S9+5-10 on the SDR in Vermont
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2023, 0116 UTC »
10 over carrier but with some qsb and qrn.  Sounding good though.  Thanks for the show!
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2023, 0119 UTC »
SINPO=24121 right now, with tough QRN and quick fades up and down. Signal should improve.
118- Redhat on the mic. IDs at end of talk.
119- Recorded OM ID.
119- "Punkrocker" by Teddybears (and Iggy Pop).
123- Recorded OM ID.
123- "Wall Of Glass" by Liam Gallagher.

SINPO=34222
407- Recorded OM ID.
407- OTA.
« Last Edit: March 05, 2023, 0408 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #9 on: March 05, 2023, 0123 UTC »
0117 UTC XFM hammering into the bunkhouse is Owasso OK. Clearly A Pro still throwing it out to the ether.... S9 +10 +...Thx
0203 UTC S9 +15+ Unreal!...I'm good with a gathering anywhere in the NE or Midwest. Ill cover all the beer and beef for 4 days! I can bring pork too.. Not to upset Porkchop or Trotters with the selections !
0240 UTC Still S9 +10-15
« Last Edit: March 05, 2023, 0241 UTC by TheHappyWanker »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #10 on: March 05, 2023, 0124 UTC »
0124 not much of a signal at the moment.
0145 back from dinner and signal is much better, SIO 333
« Last Edit: March 05, 2023, 0145 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #11 on: March 05, 2023, 0126 UTC »
0115 Hello Redhat. I am transmitting on 12200 and listening to you on the wonderful frequency selective Collins R-390A in SAM mode on a different antenna. At some point when I go off the air I will see about receiving you on the modified stereo Sony ICF-2010.

0302 Nice 20dB signal. Listening on the great low distortion SONY ICF-2010 stereo synchronous detector in super wide mode. Feeding the computer line in. Much better than the Software SoDiR a computer app that has audio distortion.
« Last Edit: March 05, 2023, 0637 UTC by M R I »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2023, 0127 UTC »
0123 very low in noise.   :(
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #13 on: March 05, 2023, 0140 UTC »
0139: Signal has been getting steadily stronger and the noise a tad lower. Now not a bad signal. Thanks for the broadcast and music. 
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 4 MAR 2023
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2023, 0145 UTC »
0140 Hi RH.  Mostly strong signal with a few noisy fades.  Your signal on 4185 usually gets stronger with time, so hopefully that will be true this evening.  In any event, I'll be enjoying the show.  Thanks for all the work you do to make this happen.

 

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