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Author Topic: Radio Barcelona 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023  (Read 1586 times)

Offline TRI International

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Radio Barcelona 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« on: December 14, 2023, 2102 UTC »
2100 UTC song instrumental music.
2103 UTC song instrumental music.
2114 UTC  song instrumental music.
2207 UTC song "I could be happy"
2208 UTC Yl  ?? mention Barcelona ??.
2209 UTC Yl  ?? mention Barcelona ??. then the song "Shoot you down" (Your audio is over modulating).
2213 UTC ground noise picking up/ music mixed in with the noise now.
2216 UTC Yl "We are Radio Barcelona" then more music just above the noise.

S - 9 with slight fading, thanks for the show and new station, pls qsl and thanks.
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« Last Edit: December 14, 2023, 2220 UTC by TRI International »
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Re: Radio Barcelona 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2023, 2106 UTC »
2105 Music playing. S9 signal, audio kinda low.
2117 Checking back and seems distorted now.
2200 ID Radio Barcelona.
« Last Edit: December 14, 2023, 2203 UTC by flexoman61 »
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2023, 2107 UTC »
2106: Strong signal but noise and interference here. Unidentified music.
2134: Horns playing now..
2200: Signal now barely audible.
« Last Edit: December 14, 2023, 2201 UTC by myteaquinn »
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2023, 2109 UTC »
fades/noise

2109  Music
2118 Music remains too distorted to ID
2123 "They Said Tomorrow" Abecedarians
2237 "Palace Filled with Love" APB......Radio Barcelona? "Mes Que Un Club"  ;D
2242 "What Kind of Girl?" APB
2248 "Talk to me" APB
2315 "London Calling" The Clash......I thought this was Barcelona Calling  ;)
2318 "Spanish Bombs" The Clash
2322 "Police & Thieves" The Clash
2326 Synth YL but could not understand, then off
2327 Back song jip "Koka Kola" The Clash, numerous drops/restrats
« Last Edit: December 14, 2023, 2329 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2023, 2114 UTC »
2113 Music ? S5
2137 Heard  Fm Fm / more music
2212 "Shoot you Down "
« Last Edit: December 14, 2023, 2213 UTC by hsmith77 »
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2023, 2116 UTC »
on 6960.0 approx          direct
2115 some strange music ?
2119 yes, strange music, with much fading, and peskies in LSB
lost before 2130

2141 heard anew, carrier on 6960.02
2148 some music at times
« Last Edit: December 14, 2023, 2148 UTC by Ray Lalleu »
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2023, 2133 UTC »
2118 Music remains too distorted to ID
I don't know about earlier, but I found it is (more) recognizable in narrow FM mode at 2130, but still some distortion.
Hope this helps.
NOTE: When I first tried using NFM, there was no carrier visible in the waterfall, but at 2135 there is one present. It is very distorted no matter what.
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« Last Edit: December 14, 2023, 2140 UTC by DangerKitty »
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2023, 2138 UTC »
Noise some fade sinpo44344
Instrumental music of unkown
2149utc “Happy Birthday” by Altered Images
OM. ID ? Voice is a little too distorted to make it out.
2216utc “We are Radio Barcelona”
2227utc”Danceability Parts 1 & 2” by APB

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Re: UNID 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2023, 2154 UTC »
Strong, some distotion, with instrumental music only
As of 2154 UTC
Male with apparent ID 2202 but could not make it out
Second ID later heard clearly "Radio Barcelona....."
Still distorted but then improved suddenly as of 2212 and clear
Another Radio Barcelona ID 2235 sounds like a computer voice
Could be "somos ........Radio Barcelona...."
S10+ as of 2239 UTC at Virginia na5b and Maryland
« Last Edit: December 14, 2023, 2239 UTC by dxace1 »
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2023, 2157 UTC »
2155 - "Don't Talk to Me About Love" - Altered Images
2158 - "Goodnight And I Wish" - Altered Images
2213 - "From You And Back To You" - APB
2232 - "So Many Broken Hearts" - APB
2248 - "Talk To Me" - APB
2251 - "Crazy Gray" - APB
2307 - "Is The Music Loud Enough?" - APB
2210 - YL w/ID
2210 - "The Harder They Come" - Joe Strummer & The Long Beach Dub Allstars
« Last Edit: December 14, 2023, 2312 UTC by Radio Star »
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2023, 2204 UTC »
I have it with a fair signal (S6).  Better audio in USB rather than AM.   Instrumental music.  Thanks for the show.
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #11 on: December 14, 2023, 2210 UTC »
2209 UTC S9+5 Awful Audio on voice over... Music isn't to great either...
2250 UTC S9 Better audio now...
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Re: Radio Barcelona 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #12 on: December 14, 2023, 2228 UTC »
2226  Danceability, Parts 1 & 2, by APB
2232  So Many Broken Hearts, by APB
2234  Radio Barcelona ID (female voice), then end of song
2235  Palace Filled With Love, by APB

S8-9, with some fading and static
« Last Edit: December 14, 2023, 2235 UTC by Kestrel »
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Re: Radio Barcelona 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2023, 2258 UTC »
I'm late to the party and I do not know if I'm hearing the same thing but if so, the the audio is a lacking high end (treble) but tolerable. ("Communications audio", for sure.)  I see no current sign of FM'ing and the sync detector has no problem locking.

S9 / SINPO 45444 on an SDR in Massachusetts.

2252 - Unknown music (to me) potentially APB that definitely sounds post-punk/New Wave.
2310 - ID by computerized female into a remake of "The Harder They Come" ("The Harder They Fall")
2314 - The Clash, "London Calling". There is a pesky with laryngitis (and a lot of auroral flutter) underneath on LSB.
2317 - The Clash, "Spanish Bombs". Voiceover by computerized voice but I was not able to understand.
2321 - The Clash, "Police and Thieves"
2326 - Carrier off briefly after "Police and Thieves" and a brief announcement that I did not understand.
2327 - Carrier back on briefly with The Clash, "Lost In The Supermarket". Off again.
2328 - Carrier back on briefly with a snippet of something from Sandinista, but I've forgotten the exact title.
2330 - Presumed gone for good.
« Last Edit: December 14, 2023, 2337 UTC by Charlie_Dont_Surf »
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Re: Radio Barcelona 6960 AM 2100 UTC 14 Dec 2023
« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2023, 2307 UTC »
2304 - Song with a prominent bassline.
2306 - Next song? Signal isn't bad, though there is some fading. I am noticing some of the same audio issues others have reported here. This song has an OM vocalist.
2310 - Song with OM vocalist. The signal is slightly better (strength and less noise).
2320 - Song with OM vocals, but the noise and muffled audio, along with considerable fading, are making reception quite challenging.
« Last Edit: December 14, 2023, 2323 UTC by R. Comeau »