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Author Topic: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 0155 UTC 01 Feb 2014  (Read 3407 times)

Offline refmo

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The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 0155 UTC 01 Feb 2014
« on: February 01, 2014, 0208 UTC »
oops.  I meant 6920LSB.  updated topic heading.

S7 here, my first time hearing them.  Pretty good audio.  Played "Hold on Tight" by ELO. Several clear ID's (and a few unclear ones).
OM said they were in western US.  Mentioned HFU.
Mention of too many pescs on 6925khz
Live time-check @ 0205
Playing some Peter Tosh reggae @  0207z
Days of the Week by STP @ 0212z
Shoutout to me @ 0213z  ---   Thanks!
Said he was running low power.
Mention of XFM's great AM signal.
Into "Friday on My Mind" by The Easybeats @ 0215z
"The Shape I'm In" by The Band
"I Know You're Out There" by Moody Blues  getting some ute qrm (or some distortion) during this song.
Was apparently distortion.

Much better audio @ 0238 with "Love Caught Up to Me" by Dwight Yoakam
Heavy distortion is back during the Rascal's tune @ 0240z.  Suddenly cleared up @ 0242z
Still S6 and during final Outlaws song and 'goodnight folks'.  Off @ 0335z
Someone else came on and said 'thanks for the show'.

Thanks for the show!  nice tune selection too.
« Last Edit: February 02, 2014, 1640 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 01 Feb 2014
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2014, 0216 UTC »
Nice S5 signal  good audio. "Fri on my mind" at 0215
"The shape I'm in " The Band at 0218.
"I Know you're out there Somewhere ' The Moody Blues
"Pretty Women"
When a man loves a Women"
"Love caught up to me " Dwight Yoakam
"I've been lonely too long " 1967 The Rascals.
"Sugar Magnolia" 1972 Grateful Dead
"Green grass and High tides" The Outlaws .
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« Last Edit: February 01, 2014, 0328 UTC by hsmith61 »
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Re: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 01 Feb 2014
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2014, 0221 UTC »
Had them here at 0215 on my Sony 7600 with stock antenna. Fair signal in Central Il.

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Re: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 01 Feb 2014
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2014, 0221 UTC »
The Drifty Crystal, 2-1-14, 0220-0334*, S6 to S8 here at 0220.  Pretty Woman at 0229.  A tune by Dwight Yoakum then the Rascals  (rf in the audio it sounds like with this tune)  Edit, cleared-up quickly by op and back to normal.  After that, Sugar Magnolia by the Greatful Dead.  S3 to S5 now at 0245.  After that, occasionally back up to S6 now with Black Magic Woman.  Playing lots of "tear-jerker" tunes for all the heart-broken pirate radio dx'ers out there tonite.  Moody Blues at 0305 with Tuesday Afternoon.  After that, the Moody Blues and Wildest Dreams........Op identifies himself as "The Ol' Man."  Bouncing around at S3 to S5 at 0319.  Closing out the show with "Green Grass & High Tides" by the Outlaws.  Attached is an ID clip

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« Last Edit: February 01, 2014, 0335 UTC by S. McArdle »
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Re: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 01 Feb 2014
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2014, 0223 UTC »
Nice signal here. "..stand by while we re-tune.." at 2:21z. S9+10
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Re: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 01 Feb 2014
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2014, 0229 UTC »
S8 here

0229 "I know you are out there somewhere" by the Moody Blues
0230 "Oh, Pretty Woman" Roy Orbison
0233 ID then the op said "The best part of love is the chase"
0234 "When a man loves a woman"
0237 "love caught up to me" Dwight Yoakam
0240 "I've been lonely to long" poor modulation at the start of this song with improvement after 0243
0251 "Black magic woman" Santana!
0336 sign off

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« Last Edit: February 01, 2014, 0336 UTC by olddxer »
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Re: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 01 Feb 2014
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2014, 0234 UTC »
Good signal strength here, but there's some distortion on the signal, like a component of the audio is kind of growling along  with the part that sounds cleaner. Roy Orbison version of "Pretty Woman"
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Re: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 01 Feb 2014
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2014, 0240 UTC »
Tune in 0234

When A Man Loves a Woman
0236...country tune
0239...op with Dwight Yoakum announcement.  Also mentioned going back 1967
0243...Sugar Magnolia (1972)
0250...Black Magic Woman (Santana)
0254...shout outs (thanks!)
0255...unid song and strange interference sound now (Dylan)
0259...music with auto-tune. (Woman So Heartless)
0325...ID and sign off announcement
0325...Green Grass High Tides (Outlaws)  Yes I must agree with one of best guitar solos!!

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« Last Edit: February 01, 2014, 0326 UTC by JonM from Georgia USA »

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Re: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 01 Feb 2014
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2014, 0247 UTC »
Sounding good in NH, S7-S8

0245z Grateful Dead - Sugar Magnolia
0250z Santana - Black Magic Woman
0255z Dylan - I Want You (Sooooo Bad)
0258z Drifty Crystal ID into seriously auto-tuned tune
0302z Roy Orbison - It's Over
0305z Moody Blues - Tuesday Afternoon, Your Wildest Dreams
0315z ID, Thanks for the shout...
0315z Allison Kraus - Reason For It All
0320z Ian Tyson - Navajo Rug
0324z Outlaws - Green Grass and High Tides
0335z Off, (CW 73...)

Taking a few deep fades at the end but mostly holding S7
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« Last Edit: February 01, 2014, 0335 UTC by DimBulb »
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Re: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 01 Feb 2014
« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2014, 0250 UTC »
Fair signal here just above noise at 0236 with Dwight Yoakum tune, Man announcer at 0239 ID'ing song into a distorted version of "I've Been Lonely Too Long"-Rascals, Man with short chat..."Sugar Magnolia came into my life" into...0243+ "Sugar Magnolia"-Grateful Dead. Signal S3 at best but audio much better during the Dead tune!
0250 "Black Magic Woman"-Santana
0254 Shoutouts into "I Want You"-Bob Dylan{some distortion at first, but cleared up mid song!}
0259 ID! Into electronica vocal tune
0303 "It's Over"-Roy Orbison
0306 DJ chat about love lost...into "Tuesday Afternoon"-Moody Blues
Sudden S7+ peak at 0308...power increase? Nice! Maybe just good prop
0310 "Wildest Dreams"-Moody Blues
0315 Thanks for the shoutout! Yes the xmtr is doing just fine tonight!
0320 DJ chat...mention that the SSB doesn't do justice to the bluegrass...maybe fire up the old AM broadcaster some time...
0321 signal fading into the noise, but still can hear a C&W tune.
0324+ DJ said going to be signing off with one last tune...
0325 "Green Grass & High Tides"-Outlaws
{Hey Drifty Crystal guy...thanks for the tunes!}
« Last Edit: February 01, 2014, 0329 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 01 Feb 2014
« Reply #10 on: February 01, 2014, 0333 UTC »
Just tuned to The Drifty Crystal as Green Grass and High Tides was introduced. Nice S5 signal, thanks for the broadcast tonight.
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Re: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 0155 UTC 01 Feb 2014
« Reply #11 on: February 01, 2014, 1547 UTC »
SDR recording catch. 0155 sign on, S8 signal.  Thanks for the show!
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Re: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 0155 UTC 01 Feb 2014
« Reply #12 on: February 02, 2014, 1637 UTC »
Also an SDR recording catch here. Same details as noted by others. Signal peaking to S7 here in the Boston burbs. Announcer seems to alternate between IDing as Drifty and Drifting Crystal.
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Re: The Drifty Crystal - 6920 LSB 0155 UTC 01 Feb 2014
« Reply #13 on: February 02, 2014, 1712 UTC »
Nice music selection!  Thanks for the show - hope to hear you again soon. 
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