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Author Topic: Metro Radio International 6974AM *2327-0148* UTC 28Sep13  (Read 2845 times)

Offline jFarley

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Metro Radio International 6974AM *2327-0148* UTC 28Sep13
« on: September 28, 2013, 2334 UTC »
6974.25AM

2327 On with dance mx
2334 DJF and Ms Synth talk, tent MRI ID
2342 Signal has been deteriorating, and now some pesc in the USB
2346 OM/YL dialog, ID, back to music at 2349; getting tough to hear at times now
0027 solid ID
0039 Mexican Radio frag, scary song
0053 Spooky talk by OM, couldn't understand it, but still spooky and into metal-ish track
0113 Talk with echo, menacing...
0125 X-Files theme music mix
0148 off

About an S7 here initially
Thanks MRI; here's hoping you didn't have to sell your soul for something such as extended battery life!
« Last Edit: September 29, 2013, 0149 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: Metro Radio International 6974AM 2327 UTC 28Sep13
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2013, 2337 UTC »
Barely above the noise floor here.
Can tell music from speech, but that's about it. USB trick helps, but it's twangy

2336, OM/YL dialog
2338, tune
2346, OM/YL dialog
2349, tune
2358, OM/YL gab     ---able to copy occasionally now--
0001, tune
0010, OM/YL gab
0013, tune
0016, ---signal greatly improved, copyable now---
0020, tune by The Cult
0024, OM/YL gab, ID'd previous tune by Cult
0026, ---signal went down the hole---

=== Thanx for the tunes MRI!!! ===
« Last Edit: September 29, 2013, 0029 UTC by Mentholyptus »
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« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2013, 2340 UTC »
Just above the noise, but steady signal.

00:00 clear MRI ID heard
« Last Edit: September 29, 2013, 0002 UTC by Ragnar »
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Re: Metro Radio International 6974AM *2327 UTC 28Sep13
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2013, 2350 UTC »
Pretty good again tonight, S9 on the 545 and tilted folded dipole.

ID at 2347 and then into more music.

Strong peak of signal at 0028, then gone in seconds.
« Last Edit: September 29, 2013, 0033 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Metro Radio International 6974AM *2327 UTC 28Sep13
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2013, 2355 UTC »
Very weak here, right at the noise floor.
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Re: Metro Radio International 6974AM *2327 UTC 28Sep13
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2013, 2356 UTC »
Since 2345, the signal is "Poor" to "Unusable" in Wyomissing.

Maybe some QRM, but it is rather noisy this evening.

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Re: Metro Radio International 6974AM *2327 UTC 28Sep13
« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2013, 0004 UTC »
00:00 AM carrier at 6974.33.
A second weaker carrier at 6974.63 causing low-freq. het on USB and AM.
Music with male and female announcers, muddy audio so not very readable.
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Re: Metro Radio International 6974AM *2327 UTC 28Sep13
« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2013, 0018 UTC »
S9+10 signal tonight into NE Ohio. Audio seems a little distorted
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Re: Metro Radio International 6974AM *2327 UTC 28Sep13
« Reply #8 on: September 29, 2013, 0023 UTC »
S5here with "Moya" The Cult at 0020
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Re: Metro Radio International 6974AM *2327 UTC 28Sep13
« Reply #9 on: September 29, 2013, 0028 UTC »
I got nothin
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Re: Metro Radio International 6974AM *2327 UTC 28Sep13
« Reply #10 on: September 29, 2013, 0030 UTC »
Hearing them with a stronger signal than usual, but qrm makes rough copy.  Male and female announcer, details same as DreamWeeVA.
Clear ID and email @ 0030z
'Severina' then another ID @ 0039, then a few seconds of 'Mexican Radio'.
Then 'When You're Evil' [Shazam ID] @ 0042z
Signal is up nicely @ 0125, probably the best I have ever heard MRI
Playing X-Files theme @ 0128z
« Last Edit: September 29, 2013, 0129 UTC by refmo »
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Re: Metro Radio International 6974AM *2327 UTC 28Sep13
« Reply #11 on: September 29, 2013, 0114 UTC »
I first tuned in at 0031z and found a decent copy of MRI with banter between DJF & MsS and into music.  Things turned evil around 0143z with Halloween themed dark music, spooky talk like "a darker shade of death", song "Satan drives a Volvo", and other creepy tunes.  Assuming this is still coming from MRI on 6974.3am.  Decent copy throughout most of the broadcast from first tuning in at 0031z.  S5 on the lows, but mostly S6-S7.

Off-air recording: 6974kHz Metro Radio Intl 0031-0122 UTC 29SE13.mp3
« Last Edit: September 29, 2013, 1740 UTC by Kilokat7 »
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Re: Metro Radio International 6974AM *2327-0148* UTC 28Sep13
« Reply #12 on: September 29, 2013, 0220 UTC »
Weak  carrier here with no audio.
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Re: Metro Radio International 6974AM *2327-0148* UTC 28Sep13
« Reply #13 on: September 29, 2013, 0224 UTC »
Barely heard it earlier this evening in NE Illinois. Tuned in at 0105utc and heard bits of audio, heard heavy metal, then spacey music, then "tubular bells".
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