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Author Topic: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 0109 UTC 04 DEC 2023  (Read 1568 times)

Offline Dick Weed

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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 0109 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #15 on: December 04, 2023, 0216 UTC »
I can get it in the ballpark here attenuated on my SDR but you really can't beat listener reports in the distance. Thanks again for helping.
« Last Edit: December 04, 2023, 0219 UTC by Dick Weed »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 0109 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #16 on: December 04, 2023, 0218 UTC »
I can get it in the ballpark here attenuated on my SDL but you really can't beat listener reports in the distance. Thanks again for helping.

I know exactly what you are talking about. I aim to please (most of the time  ;D ).

Scroll up to my first post for a recording.
« Last Edit: December 04, 2023, 0222 UTC by Charlie_Dont_Surf »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 0109 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #17 on: December 04, 2023, 0226 UTC »
Sounds great here. S9+10, minimal fading, low noise, 4 kHz wide signal. Mentions of Gander and PEI; this is a Canadian feed.

Was that you broadcasting Casey Kasem on 6950 earlier?
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 0109 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #18 on: December 04, 2023, 0230 UTC »
Yes that was me on 6950 earlier. Yesterday too. As hard to believe as this sounds yesterday I picked the exact same show that 77LJS decided to play also totally at random. Well, kind of. It was recommended in my You Tube feed, which made me pick it for a transmitter test. After seeing I was identified as 77LJS I checked the logs and found out we aired the same feed  :o :-[
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 0109 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #19 on: December 04, 2023, 0233 UTC »
Got it. It was I who suggested the broadcast earlier tonight might have been 77LJS based on the similarity (I even sent them a reception report!). I edited the post to remove the reference and changed the title of the thread from UNID to RFW. Thanks for the confirmation.

Sounding great here!
« Last Edit: December 04, 2023, 0237 UTC by ✠ Blue Max »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 0109 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #20 on: December 04, 2023, 0238 UTC »
I picked the exact same show that 77LJS decided to play also totally at random. Well, kind of. It was recommended in my You Tube feed, which made me pick it for a transmitter test.

Big Brother Google's influence is felt far and wide.  ;D
I don't STRETCH the truth.

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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 0109 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #21 on: December 04, 2023, 0244 UTC »
Here I thought I had a great original idea to air this old stuff as my transmitter test! lol Nope. I was shocked 77LJS was already doing it and especially that we aired the SAME damn show. I mean c'mon! What are the odds?! I wouldn't believe me but its the honest truth guys. Crazy smh  ;D

Looks like the ATU was indeed the source of all my troubles on these lower frequencies. Swapped for higher power caps and inductors and not a single hiccup. Rock solid.
« Last Edit: December 04, 2023, 0304 UTC by Dick Weed »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 0109 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #22 on: December 04, 2023, 0303 UTC »
Yes that was me on 6950 earlier. Yesterday too. As hard to believe as this sounds yesterday I picked the exact same show that 77LJS decided to play also totally at random. Well, kind of. It was recommended in my You Tube feed, which made me pick it for a transmitter test. After seeing I was identified as 77LJS I checked the logs and found out we aired the same feed  :o :-[

I fixed that other thread you mentioned!
https://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/topic,122051.0.html
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 0109 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #23 on: December 04, 2023, 0310 UTC »
Allright thanks Skipmuck!
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 0109 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #24 on: December 04, 2023, 0337 UTC »
Still going strong at 0335 with Bruce Springsteen, "Glory Days." Rock solid signal. My local 25,000 watt flamethrower doesn't come in this good.  ;D

Whitney Houston at 0348

QRT at 0409.

Thanks again for the broadcasts!
« Last Edit: December 04, 2023, 0409 UTC by ✠ Blue Max »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 0109 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #25 on: December 04, 2023, 0415 UTC »
I enjoyed the show as much as you folks. Simpler times. Great music and a legendary DJ. Proud to bring it to you. Perhaps I will again. Thanks for tuning in and helping with the reports and recordings.
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 0109 UTC 04 DEC 2023
« Reply #26 on: December 05, 2023, 0145 UTC »
My off-air recording is here:
https://archive.org/details/radio-free-whatever-4185-usb-0208-utc-4-dec-2023

Will post one for the earlier broadcast on 6950, too.
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Archive of my off-air shortwave pirate radio recordings.

 

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