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XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« on: November 02, 2013, 0028 UTC »
Noted a signal on 6950 KHz AM at 0027 with an alternative pop sorta tune. Peaks to S7. XFM ID at 0031 UTC.
« Last Edit: November 02, 2013, 0031 UTC by Beerus Maximus »
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Re: UNID 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2013, 0031 UTC »
0030 X-FM show roll-out
0041 T/C, "broadcasting somewhere under the stars" and the Old Professor is on-board
0155 Up to 0140, reception had been only fair, with lotsa deep fading.  Last 15 minutes here have
        seen virtually flatline S9 reception*.
0217 Parliament - Flash Light is sounding excellent here
0235 Golden Earring - R Love, When the Bullet Hits the Phone
0248 seems like another AM is now on 6950.7; nix that, it's off at 0250; now hearing Big Log
0323 CSNY - Wooden Ships - probably gonna be the last tune to make it into Chicago tonight.

S9 here average.
Good to hear you again tonight.  Last night's activity was appreciated, but it came at a very hectic pace;  great show to chill by tonight. Thanks redhat and old prof! 

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« Last Edit: November 02, 2013, 0326 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2013, 0032 UTC »
hearing them here
10-20+ huge signal
great audio as always
thanks for the show xfm!!!!!!
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Re: XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2013, 0032 UTC »
S8 signal into NE Ohio with fading. Thanks for the show!
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Re: XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2013, 0034 UTC »
Hugh Signal here  up to S9 +20  Hugh Audio - pumps ya up!!
00:30 z XFM ID
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Re: XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2013, 0037 UTC »
00:35 hearing music with ID's  The carrier is supurb S9 - audio a bit low
01:21 Still going strong at S9! ....with live ID and time checks just now - and phone number for requests..
02:29 Lynard Skynard - Saturday Night Special
« Last Edit: November 02, 2013, 0231 UTC by RCCI »
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Re: XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2013, 0038 UTC »
S9 here too at 0030z with music and timed computer ID voice. 45444.

0123z - S8, more frequent shallow fades. Seether - Fine Again; Smashmouth - Walkin' On the Sun.
0259z - had to leave for a while, but still S9 with Talking Heads; Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio
0326z - Signal dropping off. Just above the noise floor.
0354z - ....and back up to S7-S8.

Thanks much for the show tonight.

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« Last Edit: November 02, 2013, 0355 UTC by Zane »
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Re: XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2013, 0041 UTC »
Talk break, time check, 0041z, S7 into GA tonight. Thanks for the show!

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Re: XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2013, 0043 UTC »
Weak S7 here, barely intelligible
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Re: XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2013, 0043 UTC »
... with the power of a broadcaster and the smooth voice of a seasoned host, X-FM is sounding GREAT tonight!

0043z S9+5 dB
0106z still holding nominally at S9+5 dB mon ami. Tnx for the show!
0123z band is not being so kind now, a little more QRN kicking up and average sig strength S8 but still a good copy!
0127z back to S9+5 dB!
0141z 2nd wind kicking in! Sig strength S9 up to S9+5 dB at times!
0151z Blasting in with peaks at S9+10 dB and constant at +5 dB now! Linda Ronstadt and "He's a magic man"
0213z bass notes CLEARLY come thru better on AM ... X-FM shows this time and time again .... S9 to S9+5 dB mon ami
0237z "Radar Love" never sounded so good! S9+5 dB ... Great sig X-FM!
0245z "When the Bullet hits the Bone" S9 +5 ... still GOOD copy!
0248z An annoying carrier came up about 500 Hz or so above the X-FM carrier (above in frequency, that is) ... now sounds like another station in there w/audio? Now it seems to be gone by 0251z ... Note: X-FM carrier is about 30 Hz high in frequency so this is a good way to verify who is who!
0303z "I'm on Mexican Radio" sig in the S9 to S9+5 dB
0315z And off? (stepped away and did not hear sign-off! Oops ... my bad)
0336z Thank goodness for bandscopes or would have missed this: X-FM rolling back in here after a significant band fade for a bit!
0344z S9 sig level ATTM but fades are becoming longer and more pronounced ...
0349z Genesis and showing S9+5 dB ...
0402z "Urgent" at just over S9 sig level ...
0424z ... into some electronic 'genre' music now ... this should be interesting on SW! Op also mentioned he's beginning to put the 'brakes' on the show now ...
0437z Shout-out to board members posting in this thread (Tnx X-FM) and a good evening to everyone.
0440z S9+5 dB and steady signal on final song ...
0444z Off and clear! Carrier gone ... the frequency is clear. Thanks X-FM!

Great show X-FM!


« Last Edit: November 02, 2013, 0445 UTC by SW-J »
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Re: XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2013, 0055 UTC »
At 0052, the signal is "unusable" in Wyomissing.  Just above the noise.


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Re: XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2013, 0106 UTC »
About S7 here at 0106z.
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Re: XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #12 on: November 02, 2013, 0110 UTC »
Just coming up through the noise at 01:05  Thanks for the show!!!
« Last Edit: November 02, 2013, 0202 UTC by Dr. Strangelove »
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Re: XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #13 on: November 02, 2013, 0111 UTC »
X-FM, 6950 AM, 0105, 11.2.13.  Turned on the radio to some hard rock.  TC & ID to more music. Another canned ID at 0110.

Good Signal

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Re: XFM 6950 KHz AM 0027+ UTC
« Reply #14 on: November 02, 2013, 0115 UTC »
S7 here at 0115z, playing a Soundgarden song.
Best I have heard them in several months.
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