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Author Topic: X-FM 6925 AM *0118-0337* UTC 31Jan14  (Read 6630 times)

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X-FM 6925 AM *0118-0337* UTC 31Jan14
« on: January 31, 2014, 0124 UTC »
0118 Rollout
0121 On the air, LC - "Everybody Knows"
0128 T/C, "Playing music from somewhere under the stars".  Shouts (TY!), talk abt props and his catalog of airchecks.  Will be playing a bunch of covers tonite.
0151 Hotel California
0204 Bad Company
0221 Ruby
0310 Boys of Summer
0329 wrap up and shouts, final track
0337 off

Initially S9+10 peaks, fades to S6, but sounding great!
A little less fading after about 0200.
Thanks redhat and Old Professor; making my night!
« Last Edit: January 31, 2014, 0339 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2014, 0125 UTC »
Strapping S9+15 signal here in the Boston burbs at 0125 UTC. "Everybody Knows". Great audio, minor fading. ID by Red Hat at 0128 UTC.. live show. Red Hat ponders problems with his transmitter -- it sounds fine to me. No drop-outs.
« Last Edit: January 31, 2014, 0131 UTC by Beerus Maximus »
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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2014, 0126 UTC »
Good signal here at 0123 UTC with "Everybody Knows".
0128 UTC with "28 minutes after ...X-FM...the power of X...mix of rock and alternative...shoutouts{THANKS!!!} into talk about the New Years show and problems with the xmtr, then about tonight doing a "Covers" broadcast. Canned ID at 0133 into song from 1989.{signal peaks at S7 here and fades below the noise floor at times, but generally good copy}
Song by 311, then Announcer at 0141 with talk, shoutouts, ID and email{you hit the nail right on the head about the religious and other broadcasts! Thanks for the personable straight to the listener chat...it's appreciated!} Into a song I do not know the name of. {Fades are deep, but at peak great AM signal here}
0152 Playing a cover of Hotel California I have not heard before.
0156 Announcer with ID's of songs, ID, talk about QSL's into cover of "Paint It Black"
0207 Cover of "Bad Company" into long talk...previous songs, "here under the stars" ID, QSL 100%(no paper!)..."Red Hat"...shout outs, talk about the old days and hearing a song again and listening to the lyrics, snow, old days when I used to ride a motorcycle...rundown of previous songs played into "Sweet Dreams(are made of these)-Marilyn Manson
{Signal strength greatly improved around 0205 and fades now above the noise floor!} 0021 cover of "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town"
0127 Cover of "Imagine" by frontman for Tool
Couple of songs into ID and chat by Red Hat with "Green Onions"-Booker T in the background, couple more shoutouts, recap of songs into a "12" single about 9 minutes long, time check at 0143
{Thanks for the show directed at the listening audience Mr. Red Hat! Nice change of pace on the song selection. Time for Skipmuck to hit the sack...wake up time at 0815 UTC comes too soon! Hope to hear you again....}
{Just before falling asleep...0203 "Why Can't We Be Friends", into "Sweet Child of Mine" at 0206-posted next morning!}
« Last Edit: January 31, 2014, 0918 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2014, 0127 UTC »
Big signal here, S9 + 10.  A couple sudden short fades to S7, not sure if propagation or transmitter adjustment.
Amazing audio when not in one of the fades.

0205z - "Bad Company" by Five Finger Death Punch.  Peaks to S9+20
0318z - "Shout" by Disturbed.  Still S9 + 10!
Into "Working in the Coal Mine" by Devo @ 0320

Thanks for the great covers RH.
« Last Edit: January 31, 2014, 0320 UTC by refmo »
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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2014, 0129 UTC »
S 5 here with ID at 0128
S7/9 here now at 0200 "Paint It  Black "
« Last Edit: January 31, 2014, 0201 UTC by hsmith61 »
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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2014, 0130 UTC »
S20 with S7 fades..
Everybody Knows
Dj Gab.. "Under the stars".
sinpo 43333
Peskie interference..
« Last Edit: January 31, 2014, 0132 UTC by PBS Underground »
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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2014, 0132 UTC »
S-9 plus into Idaho this evening, beautifull AM, not hearing any dropping of sigs, audio is clear with nice mid range.  Sigs fairly steady, with only a hint of qsb.

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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2014, 0136 UTC »
0130 UTC
Station ID

SINPO
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THanks for making SW interesting with a radio program!  I hear what you are saying with the religious programs and foreign languages XFM. 
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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2014, 0140 UTC »
RedHat about S-8/9 on the E1 at 0139 with "Love Song" by 311. Audio sounds great!
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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2014, 0140 UTC »
X-FM Shortwave, 1-31-14, 0139-0337*, 6.925 AM, around my S3 noise floor at 0139.  An even weaker carrier now at 0147, but still in there, can barely detect a note of music now and then.  Can hear a little music at 0157 if i go to usb mode.  Hearing announcer talk at 0226.  Signal picking up now.  Up to S8.  Hearing "Boys of Summer" at 0313.  Then, "Shout."  See attached MP3 of ID at 0315.  Announcer "back-selling" music at 0323.  Heard "25 minutes after 3 UTC" time check.  Occasionally hitting S9 now at 0330.  Saying goodnite to listeners and ending with Johnny Cash.  Deep fades S3 to S9 at 0337.  ID, then off at 0337.
« Last Edit: January 31, 2014, 0338 UTC by S. McArdle »
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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2014, 0141 UTC »
Fired up the SDR to listen to X-FM and discovered one of my BOGs must be disconnected out back at the feedpoint.  Too much cold, snow and darkness to fix right now, so X-FM only S5-S6 here tonight on the single BOG.  Would surely be a better signal report if I were combining the two wires.  Nice to hear Redhat and X-FM again!

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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2014, 0142 UTC »
A very nice signal here tonight! S-9+10

Shout outs to posters on the HFU

0144 Shadow Flash
0150 "Good Times Roll" by the Powerman 5000
0154 "Hotel California" by the Chencha Berrinches
0200 "Paint it Black" by VersaEmerge
0201 S9+15 with a bit of band noise intruding

Thanks for the great show!
« Last Edit: January 31, 2014, 0201 UTC by olddxer »
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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2014, 0142 UTC »
The Qsb is starting up now, sigs variable highs s-8, lows s-3 but still q-5 copy, antenna here is a 66ft vert so I've got a big stick to pick you up. I'll try the beam in a moment, see how your doing with the directional this evening.

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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2014, 0142 UTC »
S9+ here in AL.  Sounding great!  Great tunes!  Thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: January 31, 2014, 0154 UTC by Dr. Strangelove »
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Re: X-FM 6925 AM *0118 UTC 31Jan14
« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2014, 0143 UTC »
0142z ID w/ shoutouts to HFU
0153z cover of "Hotel California"
0156z ID w/ "4 mins to 0200z"
0158z continued cover tunes with "Paint It Black"
0201z ID
0202z cover "Smooth Criminal"
0206z cover "Bad Company"
0210z Redhat explains the complexities of music, lyrics & being a kid!!! :)
0212z mention of yours truly via HFU [always enjoy your broadcasts!!]

s7-8 with some rolling fades but still sounds sooo good as usual!!

Thanks Redhat & X-FM!!!
« Last Edit: January 31, 2014, 0213 UTC by Rafman »
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