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Author Topic: 6925.6 AM Crystal Ship 0206z 8/21/13  (Read 1819 times)

Offline Rafman

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6925.6 AM Crystal Ship 0206z 8/21/13
« on: August 21, 2013, 0206 UTC »
0203z "Touch & Go" Cars
0206z "Der Kommissar" - After the Fire
0212z ID but static crash took it out TCS [by others, TNX!]
0220z "Don't You Want Me Baby" Human League
0223z ID "You are listening to the 80's sound, with the Crystal Ship"
0224z "I Ran" Flock of Seagulls
0228z "Cars" Gary Numan

0258z "Turning Japanese" The Vapors
0307z "Tainted Love"

Decent s8-9 signal but high static tonight

Thanks for the show TCS!!!

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« Last Edit: August 21, 2013, 0308 UTC by Rafman »
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Re: 6925.6 AM Crystal Ship 0206z 8/21/13
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2013, 0208 UTC »
Coming in weak but copyable, in & out of S7 noise floor. USB/LSB trick not working for me here

0204, Cars - Touch & Go (in progress)
0207, After The Fire - Der Kommissar (LP version)
0212, Crystal Ship ID, Psychedelic Furs - Love My Way
0216, tune
0219, Human League - Don't You Want Me
0223, ID & Flock Of Seagulls - I Ran
0228, Gary Numan - Cars
0232, Fixx - Stand Or Fall (??)   ---signal getting weaker---
0236, ID & unintelligible gab
0240, TCS "80s Sound" ID & Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
0244, Barnes & Barnes - Fish Heads
0247, Devo - Whip It      ---signal improving to S9---
0250, "Relay Network" ID & Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
0254, Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok    ---fade increasing---
0258, Vapors - Turning Japanese    
0301, Oingo Boingo - I Love Little Girls   ---signal now S8---
0306, Soft Cell - Tainted Love
0310, Real Life - Send Me An Angel
--afk--
0322, Motels - Suddenly Last Summer   ---signal fainter---
0324, Peter Schilling - Major Tom  ---fade increasing---
0328, ID, email addy & Talk Talk - It's My Life
0332, tune   ---signal really fading off now---
0336, tune
0340, DJ gab, ID, contact info   ---signal bouncing back somewhat---
0342, Ramones - We Want The Airwaves
0344, "This is developing into a very bad habit!"
---off---

=== Thanks TCS for the k00l tunes!! ===
« Last Edit: August 21, 2013, 0413 UTC by Mentholyptus »
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Re: 6925.6 AM Crystal Ship 0206z 8/21/13
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2013, 0209 UTC »
Doing a fair job in NH with lots of QRM from ute but not so bad in LSB, S5.

Go-Go's, Cars
0207z Der Komisar
0214z "You are listening to the 80's sound on the Crystal Ship via the TCS Shortwave Relay Network"
0224z, 0251z, 0317z, 0329z ID's

0251z Signal has come up quite a bit, S9 peaks now - also ute QRM gone

0342z ID, tcsshortwave@gmail.com
0344Z Off, thanks for the great collection of 80's tunes...
« Last Edit: August 21, 2013, 0345 UTC by DimBulb »
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Re: 6925.6 AM Crystal Ship 0206z 8/21/13
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2013, 0209 UTC »
S6-S8, signed on with Go-Go's song followed by other 80's tunes.  High static tonight.
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Re: 6925.6 AM Crystal Ship 0206z 8/21/13
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2013, 0209 UTC »
About 6925.58 AM, About S8 to S9 here

0159 On with GoGos - We Got the Beat
0201 Cars - Touch and Go
0206 Falco? - Der Kommissar
0211 TCS "80's Show Sound" ID, P Furs - Love My Way
0219 Human League - Don't You Want Me
0223 TCS ID, FOS - I Ran, G Numan - Cars
0235 ID by Juliana Montana, Donner Pass Diner and eBeastiality.com ads, FRC promo by CB
0247 Devo - Whip It  --  big S9+5 signal now and sounding good
0250 TCS Relay Network Echo ID, T Dolby - BMWS
0257 Vapors - Turning Japanese  --  signal more of a roller coaster ride now
0310 Real Loyf - Send Me an Angel, Donner Pass Diner ad, TCS ID, What Are Words For
0340 ID, addy, Quint - Spanish Ladies, Ramones - We Want the Airwaves
0344 off

Came on just after the EE Shrimpers went off; was noted tuning up around 0123

Thanks TCS and Relay!
« Last Edit: August 21, 2013, 0344 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: 6925.6 AM Crystal Ship 0206z 8/21/13
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2013, 0210 UTC »
Nice signal here same details as others S5
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Re: 6925.6 AM Crystal Ship 0206z 8/21/13
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2013, 0212 UTC »
TCS relay network, 6925.6am, 8-21-13, 35432
S7 on peaks with frequent fades to S2 or so. Nice clear audio.

0200z - The Go Go's  - We Got The Beat
0203z - The Cars - Touch & Go
0207z - Falco - Der Kommissar
0212z - TCSRN ID
0317z - Missing Persons - Words. S6

Thanks to TCS and the relay station. Reminds me of the old Sunday night shows.


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« Last Edit: August 21, 2013, 0317 UTC by Zane »
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Re: 6925.6 AM Crystal Ship 0206z 8/21/13
« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2013, 0215 UTC »
The Crystal Ship ID @ 0212, then into 'Love My Way'.  Sounding great here.  Occasional shallow fades
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Re: 6925.6 AM Crystal Ship 0206z 8/21/13
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2013, 0233 UTC »
S9+20 with very slight fading. Very light QRN.
SSB traffic under their signal. Good audio, though!


0238.... here kitty, kitty......
0241 SID "The Crystal Ship"
« Last Edit: August 21, 2013, 0242 UTC by Labviewguru »
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Re: 6925.6 AM Crystal Ship 0206z 8/21/13
« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2013, 0405 UTC »
Heard on portable  (Tecsun PL380) while walking to 7-11 for smokes. decent signal that occasionally acted as BFO for pescadores. signal strength on pl380 was 30dbu ( I guess thats like S5 or so ainnit?) Heard TCS ID at about 3:30 just before I went into 7-11 & lost all reception to fluorescent light qrm. gone when I finally was away from busy street & all those wretched lights at about 3:45z.
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Re: 6925.6 AM Crystal Ship 0206z 8/21/13
« Reply #10 on: August 21, 2013, 1149 UTC »
TCS noted here from 0331 till 0342 close down.
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Re: 6925.6 AM Crystal Ship 0206z 8/21/13
« Reply #11 on: August 21, 2013, 1351 UTC »
Sign on at 0159 with Go Gos "We Got The Beat". Very good signal, S9+10.
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