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Author Topic: WBCQ rebroadcast of Radio Clandestine 6159.9 AM 0007 UTC 4 DEC 2023  (Read 1154 times)

Offline Charlie_Dont_Surf

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Not sure of the exact sign on time. Very loud, S9+20 / SINPO 55545 on an SDR in New England, USA.

~0007 - ID.
0010 - Billy Squire, In the Dark".
0013 -  Eric Burdon and The Animals, "When I Was Young".
0019 - "Clandestine calls you on the shortwave pirate broadcast band."
0025 - The Ramones, "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker"
0028 - REM
0032 - Cheech And Chong skit, I believe.
0046 - Multiple IDs.
0059 - Signoff announcement


Via WBCQ

It's true that this is normally their frequency but that this transmitter is somewhat off frequency makes me think otherwise. At one time, licensed stations were required to be within a certain tolerance of where they are supposed to be.

OK, OK. " American Debauchery" intro at 0104 UTC, so this is WBCQ. I got excited for nothing. Please move this to "Shortwave Broadcast", where it belongs. I'm surprised that they are ~70 Hz off frequency.
« Last Edit: December 04, 2023, 0122 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Radio Clandestine 6159.9 AM 0007 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2023, 0021 UTC »
SINPO=45444, with a strong signal with very full and quality audio.

020- "Pirate Radio" by The Toasters.
023- RF Burns says that RC will now conduct a 60 second test of the Universal Spaceship and Flying Machine Imperative Locator, followed by various cartoon-related sound effects. We now resume programing, with station ID.
025- "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker" by The Ramones.
027- Spoof of the Wizard of Oz cowardly lion speaking briefly about colorful matters, followed by station ID over music, "somewhere off the coast of North America."
028- "Finest Worksong" by R.E.M.
« Last Edit: December 04, 2023, 0029 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: Radio Clandestine 6159.9 AM 0007 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2023, 0029 UTC »
NY SDR  S7

0026 UTC Sheena Is A Punk Rocker - Ramones
0028 UTC Radio Clandestine ID
0028 UTC Finest Worksong - R.E.M.
0032 UTC Or A Day At The Beach With Pedro & Man-Part I (HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER ) - Cheech & Chong
0037 UTC Barnacle Bill the Sailor - Hoagy Carmichael
0040 UTC My Baby's Got Rabies
0043 UTC Lion Manure comedy bit
0046 UTC Freedom of Choice - DEVO
« Last Edit: December 04, 2023, 0047 UTC by cliyok »
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Re: Radio Clandestine 6159.9 AM 0007 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2023, 0030 UTC »
Sinpo55544
0022utc “Pirate Radio” byThe Toasters
0035utc “Sheena is a Punk Rocker” by Ramones
0027utc The Lion from wizard of Oz
0028utc “Finest Work Song” by REM


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Re: Radio Clandestine 6159.9 AM 0007 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2023, 0035 UTC »
Was a tough catch here until signal improved massively here starting with the Cheech and Chong skit. Using more power? Or maybe just the ionosphere being more cooperative...
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Re: Radio Clandestine 6159.9 AM 0007 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2023, 0036 UTC »
S9+20 with the K3FEF KiwiSDR.

2336 UTC-Cheech and Chong

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Re: Radio Clandestine 6159.9 AM 0007 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2023, 0042 UTC »
on 6159.95      direct, good across the pond !
0038 music, 0040 ID Radio Clandestine, music, 0043 voice not so clear, TV theme
rock, 0049 ID

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« Last Edit: December 04, 2023, 0050 UTC by Ray Lalleu »
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Re: Radio Clandestine 6159.9 AM 0007 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2023, 0046 UTC »
0044 Radio Clandestine IDs   S9 +15
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Re: Radio Clandestine 6159.9 AM 0007 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2023, 0050 UTC »
Receiver Used: kiwiSDR Fairl Hill, Maryland
Antenna Used: Wellbrook Loop or OCFD Dipole
Listened date: 4 December 2023 (UTC)
Listening time: 00:45 to 01:30 UTC
Frequency: 6159.9 KHz
SINPO: 55544
Details of the Program:
. 00:45 UTC Song “Freedom of Choice” (Devo)
. 00:52 “Nut Rocker” (B. Bumble & The Stingers
. 00:55 "Don't Dream It's Over” (Crowded House)
. 01:05 “Obliteration” (Filter)
. 01:09 “New York” (The Kills)
. 01:12 “<Coping Mechanism>“ (WILLOW)
. 01:18 “Hardcore Hall & Oates” (Sean Caswell, Mike Polk Jr. & Chad Zumock)
. 01:20 “Diamond Dogs” (David Bowie)

Audio in Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/eut0qyk1a8jbu0nd5zlt6/Radio-Clandestine-6159-9-0045-0130-UTC-4-12-2023.mp3?rlkey=y2r2ogpnncq05hrspq8zlc2rf&dl=0

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« Last Edit: December 04, 2023, 0122 UTC by J. Carlos Pérez Montero »
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Re: WBCQ rebroadcast of Radio Clandestine 6159.9 AM 0007 UTC 4 DEC 2023
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2023, 0542 UTC »


It's true that this is normally their frequency but that this transmitter is somewhat off frequency makes me think otherwise. At one time, licensed stations were required to be within a certain tolerance of where they are supposed to be.

OK, OK. " American Debauchery" intro at 0104 UTC, so this is WBCQ. I got excited for nothing. Please move this to "Shortwave Broadcast", where it belongs. I'm surprised that they are ~70 Hz off frequency.
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WBCQ being off frequency is nothing new.....a friend once caught, years ago, one of their transmitters like a hole 1 khz off frequency.. their stuff is old and drifts

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