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Author Topic: Radio Free Whatever, 6925 AM, 0430z, 1-15-14  (Read 1690 times)

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Radio Free Whatever, 6925 AM, 0430z, 1-15-14
« on: January 15, 2014, 0433 UTC »
Big signal at sign-on around 0425z. S8 with nice quality AM audio. 43444. Intro chatter about shortwave, T-shirts, then into Queens of the Stone Age.

Signal quickly dropped to S1-S5 and frequent fades at 0438z. Intermittent QRM hash near me is S7 and killing the signal too.  >:(

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« Last Edit: January 15, 2014, 0441 UTC by Zane »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever, 6925 AM, 0430z, 1-15-14
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2014, 0436 UTC »
Radio Free Whatever, 1-15-14, 0435-0458*, 6.925 AM and then USB, got the light carrier here with occasional snippets of programming detectable at 0435.  hearing talk at 0445 and then into music which starts out with "oh oh oh oh oh....."  now hearing programming somewhat strong in usb at 0449 with song "a message to you...." then another song...signal now copyable at S3-5 at 0452.  heard clear ID at 0455 then into music.  signal either fell off a cliff at 0458 like the op flipped a switch, or station signed-off.
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Re: Radio Free Whatever, 6925 AM, 0430z, 1-15-14
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2014, 0454 UTC »
0450z Radio Free Whatever weak into NH, S2-S4 and down in the noise.
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Re: Radio Free Whatever, 6925 AM, 0430z, 1-15-14
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2014, 1258 UTC »
SDR recording catch. 0422 sign on in AM mode, very weak, some audio.
Switched to USB at 0448, and voila, I had some nice audio. Still weak, but perfectly acceptable.
Off at 0459.
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Re: Radio Free Whatever, 6925 AM, 0430z, 1-15-14
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2014, 1903 UTC »
And then the power supply bridge rectifier went BANG! RFW off the air again. :(  Hey, at least I tried.
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Re: Radio Free Whatever, 6925 AM, 0430z, 1-15-14
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2014, 2040 UTC »
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BANG! RFW off the air again

 Maybe because of bad swr / consuming too much Amps?

 Maybe time for another T-shirt action? ;D
 
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