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Author Topic: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023  (Read 2365 times)

Offline DangerKitty

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X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« on: October 31, 2023, 2300 UTC »
waterfall images (didn't have time to capture) and music ("Ghost Town" - The Specials)
55555, wide signal
- my guess: MRI
2306: OM talking about this broadcast, "the holy grail" of pirate radio; problems with transmitter
also parallel on 4180, "Radio 48" waterfall pic
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collage of waterfall images:



Thank you for the broadcast!
« Last Edit: October 31, 2023, 2335 UTC by DangerKitty »
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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2023, 2301 UTC »
23:00 UTC - X-FM via Mix Radio International, loud and clear with Halloween themed music.
23:05 UTC - Station ID: X-MF with Red Had on the mic.

Be sure to watch the scrolling waterfall images 10 kHz up the band.


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« Last Edit: October 31, 2023, 2329 UTC by ~SIGINT~ »

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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2023, 2304 UTC »
2303: Ghost Town (Extended Version) by The Specials.
2323: Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) by Marilyn Manson.
« Last Edit: October 31, 2023, 2324 UTC by myteaquinn »
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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2023, 2304 UTC »
Very wide signal 16kHz XFM K3FEF SDR
Song Ghost Town by The Specials
« Last Edit: October 31, 2023, 2306 UTC by tsalisbury0 »
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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2023, 2306 UTC »
23:05 X-FM sign on.  Great to hear you again Red Hat! And thanks to Radio Illuminati and MRI for Relays!
« Last Edit: October 31, 2023, 2330 UTC by BigAl »
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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2023, 2307 UTC »
In parallel, but much weaker, on 6880 AM.
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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2023, 2309 UTC »
20 over and sounding great!
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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2023, 2310 UTC »
2309utc SIO444 direct
Man telling story  New transmiter
Thanks for show

0056utc shout outs to hfu listeners
« Last Edit: November 01, 2023, 0057 UTC by dxwingr »
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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2023, 2315 UTC »
Reception into NE Ohio:

S9+  SIO 555  SINPO 55555 USB

2310 UTC Red Hat talking about what happened, giving phone number and Email address
2313 She Wolf by Megadeath
0003 MRI ID into Is That You Mo-Dean? by The B-52's
0022 Psycho Killer by Talking Heads
0025 ID into On the Turning Away by Pink Floyd

Thanks for the broadcast!
« Last Edit: November 01, 2023, 0025 UTC by Chuck54 »
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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2023, 2316 UTC »
Listening via the K1RA SDR in Virginia. Nice signal here on 6850 USB/SINPO 45444
Listening as of 2350 UTC via the Northern Utah SDR, which has a very good signal/SINPO 35443

2315 UTC: "She-Wolf" by Megadeth.
2317 UTC: Canned X-FM ID into "Beguiled" by The Smashing Pumpkins.
2321 UTC: Canned ID into "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" cover by Marilyn Manson.
2326 UTC: Redhat on the mic going over just-played songs and doing HFU shout-outs.
2334 UTC: "Conciousness" by Jonojono.
2336 UTC: "Head Like a Haunted House" by Queens of the Stone Age.
2340 UTC: "Cracker Island" by Gorillaz and Thundercat.
2343 UTC: Redhat taking a live phone call from Jason in Iowa, reviewing the previously played songs, and giving the email address.
2350 UTC: "Dead Man's Party" by Oingo Boingo (a great tune from my teen years!), with a female-voiced MRI ID over the introduction.
2357 UTC: Redhat with ID and email address into "Every Day is Halloween" remix by Ministry.
2359 UTC: OK, the signal is just barely audible directly on my own radio, but I am indeed hearing traces of the music here near Seattle, where it's still broad daylight outside.
0003 UTC: Male-voiced MRI ID, then "Is That You Mo-Dean" by The B-52s.

Thanks for the Halloween music and broadcast, Redhat!
« Last Edit: November 01, 2023, 0004 UTC by Treehouse SWL »
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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #10 on: October 31, 2023, 2317 UTC »
Coming in pretty good here in Dixie. SINPO 55555 Solid S7. Very decent SSB Audio fidelity. Long chat by DJ 23:05-23:11 XFM "Music to the power of X, Somewhere east of the rockies but west of normal" Said was being relayed by Mix Radio Int. on 6850. Halloween Program. Gave ph # of 909-970-6925

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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #11 on: October 31, 2023, 2318 UTC »
2318 Music playing, S9+30.
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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #12 on: October 31, 2023, 2320 UTC »
I have it with a good signal.  Thanks for the show.
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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #13 on: October 31, 2023, 2320 UTC »
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Re: X-FM via MRI 6850 USB 2300 UTC 31 OCT 2023
« Reply #14 on: October 31, 2023, 2322 UTC »
2322z - Music. SINPO 54444. S9+ via Airspy HF+D and 31' vertical. Loud and wide modulation. There is something moving around about 5KHz down, though that might be local to me. Otherwise an armchair copy.
2328z - Shout-outs to HFU members.

Waterfall images.



Thanks for the broadcast and shout-outs! :)
« Last Edit: November 01, 2023, 0158 UTC by RobRich »
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