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Author Topic: Cupid Radio test 21800 AM 1600 UTC 11 FEB 2024  (Read 730 times)

Offline cupid radio

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Cupid Radio test 21800 AM 1600 UTC 11 FEB 2024
« on: February 11, 2024, 1558 UTC »
Hello DX lovers

Cupid radio is testing now @ 16:00 utc on 21.800 mhz
curiuos how the reception is there, i heard some USA hams on 15 mtr earlyer this afternoon here.

cheers Rinus

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Re: Cupid Radio test 21800 AM 1600 UTC 11 FEB 2024
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2024, 1606 UTC »
Just audibla on Ireland NW SDR. Conditions on 21 MHZ would be better in morning time in Europe   Must be skipping over us now.
« Last Edit: February 11, 2024, 1654 UTC by Fisherman »

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Re: Cupid test broadcast 21.800 MHZ 16:00 utc
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2024, 1608 UTC »
1606 UTC.
SINPO 35532 at Westminster, MD KiwiSDR w/ 600' Beverage oriented to Europe.
No ID heard

1608 possible ID heard.  Not using headphones, so not certain.

1612 phonetic station ID by man.

Have a waterfall screenshot and audio clip.
« Last Edit: February 11, 2024, 1652 UTC by texas1dxer »
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Re: Cupid Radio test 21800 AM 1600 UTC 11 FEB 2024
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2024, 1610 UTC »
on 21799.97
1607 some music, barely heard just below noise level
1618 talking, no copy of course, despite trying all receiving tricks
« Last Edit: February 11, 2024, 1619 UTC by Ray Lalleu »
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Cupid Radio 21800 AM 1610 UTC 11 FEB 2024
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2024, 1611 UTC »
. “As It Was” (Harry Styles)
. “21 reasons (feat. Ella Henderson)” (Nathan Dawe)
« Last Edit: February 11, 2024, 1629 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Cupid test broadcast 21.800 MHZ 16:00 utc
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2024, 1614 UTC »
You hear the ground wave i bet, it must skip over now, Iceland its coming down first time.
Next time on 15.195 mhz i will be better i hope.
Cheers and thx for the report.

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Re: Unid 21800 KHz 16:10 UTC 11 FEB 2024
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2024, 1616 UTC »
That's European CUPID RADIO
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Re: Cupid Radio 21800 KHz 16:10 UTC 11 FEB 2024
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2024, 1628 UTC »
1628 Good copy here
« Last Edit: February 11, 2024, 1629 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Cupid Radio 21800 KHz 16:10 UTC 11 FEB 2024
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2024, 1630 UTC »
21799.98 AM

Decent signal here with some fading.

16:35z Cupid Radio ID
16:37z thnx for the mention - good to hear ya again CR!
16:44z 'Chocolate Salty Balls (P.S. I Love You)' - Isaac Hayes
16:48z SSTV Scottie DX mode
17:13z ID & email addy
17:38z "..he's a little bit microphone shy.." young DJ in training?
17:47z carrier off



Cupid Radio 21800 AM 1628z-1747z 02-11-24

Thanks Rinus!
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Re: Cupid Radio test 21800 AM 1600 UTC 11 FEB 2024
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2024, 1645 UTC »
Sitting on a dead carrier for a while, but some music started fading up. Some good peaks, saying will be on for about 5 min longer. BTW, this is with my 48m inverted V that does poorly on the high freqs. Great to hear Cupid again for the 1st time of 2024
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Re: Cupid Radio test 21800 AM 1600 UTC 11 FEB 2024
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2024, 1648 UTC »
good to hear you again , it's been quite a few years since i have ...
it's rough , but this little XIEGU G90 has fantastic rx .

didn't have my decoder turned on
« Last Edit: February 11, 2024, 1700 UTC by outhouse radio »

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Re: Cupid Radio test 21800 AM 1600 UTC 11 FEB 2024
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2024, 1656 UTC »
Cupid is about S7 into the Mojave Desert of California today.

Long time no hear.

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Re: Cupid Radio test 21800 AM 1600 UTC 11 FEB 2024
« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2024, 1721 UTC »
1715 utc Faint music with noise   direct

K180WLA LOOP
1730 utc SIO333  Music   signal better now, still noise
1733 utc man talking  id
1735 utc  shout out    thanks!!!!🙂🙂
1739utc  boy talking.....good signal and audio

Thanks for show
« Last Edit: February 11, 2024, 1744 UTC by dxwingr »
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Re: Cupid Radio test 21800 AM 1600 UTC 11 FEB 2024
« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2024, 1735 UTC »
1734 UTC

S 8

OPERATOR TALKING ABOUT SIGNAL REPORTS
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Re: Cupid Radio test 21800 AM 1600 UTC 11 FEB 2024
« Reply #14 on: February 11, 2024, 1749 UTC »
Everybody thank you so much for al those kind reports.
We had a lot of fun beeing on air today.
Regards and enjoy you sunday.

Cheers Rinus
« Last Edit: February 11, 2024, 1820 UTC by cupid radio »