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Author Topic: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013  (Read 3639 times)

Offline redhat

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X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« on: November 01, 2013, 0134 UTC »
Waaay down on 6870 if anyone can hear us.

Too much traffic other places.

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Re: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2013, 0136 UTC »
0135 Lou Reed - "Walk on the Wild Side"
0137 Alice Cooper - "No More Mr Nice Guy"
0145 BOC - "Godzilla"
0154 Crazy World of Arthur Brown - "Fire", "Monster Hash"
0214 Depeche Mode - "Strangelove", T/C, Zevon - "Werewolves" - very deep fades now
0249 Sayin good nite to listeners (Thanks!), and leaving us with a last track
0257 off

S7 and some bumpy fades, but sounding good.
Thanks and Happy Halloween, redhat!
« Last Edit: November 01, 2013, 0259 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2013, 0138 UTC »
Barely hear the station right now.  Horn music on right now, 0135Z.

Now into some commentary, can't make it out well.

Ahhh, The Power of X ID at 0136Z

S5 and audio way down there, but getting better.

0138Z Alice Cooper



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Re: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2013, 0138 UTC »
01:36 Excellent signal ! OP talking about Halloween briefly and not wanting to broadcast on a military band
01:37 song Alice Cooper
01:41 brief clip from movie - Yous signal peaks at S9 then fades to S7
02:01 gave phone number - gave shoutouts to HFU listeners -Thanks
02:03 Theme from Munsters TV Show followed by live time checks...
02:50 - 02:57 song Take your Partnet by the Hand - Robbie Roberson - Your signal came up to S10 ID by OP signing off

02:59 off    Very nice signal at the end of broadcast!

Thanks for the Show X-FM!
« Last Edit: November 01, 2013, 0300 UTC by RCCI »
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Re: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2013, 0139 UTC »
Waaay down on 6870 if anyone can hear us.

Too much traffic other places.

+-RH

01:38 Hear ya playing "no more Mr. Nice guy" .... audio's nice, signal strong.  A little fade but that's how the band goes.
01:42 Living Dead Girl's popular tonight!
01:46 Oh no!  There goes Tokyo --- go go Godzilla!! ;-)
« Last Edit: November 01, 2013, 0146 UTC by hf-na »

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Re: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2013, 0140 UTC »
Nice signal as always S7 at 0138 . No more Mister nice guy Alice Cooper
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Re: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2013, 0142 UTC »
Thanks for the heads-up!

0142z "Living Dead Girl", averaging about S7 here.
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Re: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2013, 0146 UTC »
Tuned in at 0142utc, good sig, good audio, a bit of selective fading, hearing heavy metal tune now, wondered where diet coke went (I drink Diet Rite, dude) sed hello to people, music from Blue Oyster Cult "Godzilla".
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Re: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2013, 0149 UTC »
S7 with some fading here in maine
0149- Godzilla
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Re: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2013, 0229 UTC »
X-FM sounding good in NH tonight S7-S9 and nicely above the noise
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Re: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2013, 0231 UTC »
... IMO an under-rated pirate with really good sound!

S9+10 dB ... really easy, arm-chair copy (a few fades --this is SW after all!-- here and there)

0250z Shout-outs to posters on the board ... Tnx X!

0257z last ID and out, off and clear!

Thanks for the program X-FM! It was delightful and varied!

« Last Edit: November 01, 2013, 0258 UTC by SW-J »
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Re: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« Reply #11 on: November 01, 2013, 0253 UTC »
Been listening to X-FM off and on since about 0130.  Blasting in here at S9+. Caught an ID at about 0159.

Great signal!
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Re: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« Reply #12 on: November 01, 2013, 1320 UTC »
I had you on the SDR recording, from 0119z sign on. Weak at first, but got better by around 0145z.
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Re: X-FM 6870 KHz AM 0355z 11-1-2013
« Reply #13 on: November 01, 2013, 1940 UTC »
I just finished listening to X-FM's show from last night.  I made a 20 khz wide AM stereo recording of the show for others interested:

6870 kHz X-FM C-QUAM STEREO 0140-0257 UTC 01NO13.mp3

Thanks X-FM!
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