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Author Topic: Red Mercury Labs 6925U 0106z  (Read 2865 times)

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Red Mercury Labs 6925U 0106z
« on: February 21, 2014, 0108 UTC »
S8-9 at Disgraceland amidst thunderstorm static

0106: Fixx - Red Skies at Night
0111: Oingo Boingo - Dead Mans Party
0017: Of Monsters and Men - King and Lionheart
0122: Deep Purple - Perfect Strangers
0127: ID and shout outs
« Last Edit: February 21, 2014, 0127 UTC by Evil Elvis »
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Re: Red Skies at Night 6925U 0106z
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2014, 0111 UTC »
Very weak here with OM singing in very hvy tstorm noise
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Re: Red Skies at Night 6925U 0106z
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2014, 0111 UTC »
6925 U @ 0110 utc - RXing with SDR webrx  (RX station NH-USA)  S7 peak
some interfering pescies

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Re: Red Mercury Labs 6925U 0106z
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2014, 0123 UTC »
Decent signals fading up with music 0123 UTC
Bad conditions tonight so surprised to hear you
Heard you reading the loggings including mine at 0128...your signals are improving
Thanks for the great show
« Last Edit: February 21, 2014, 0133 UTC by Shawndx »
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Re: Red Mercury Labs 6925U 0106z
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2014, 0126 UTC »
0124z Red Mercury Labs S8-S9 in New Hampshire but unfortunately that's only about even with the static crashes.  Lots of thunderstorm activity in Louisiana.  Still, good copy though.

0127z Red Mercury ID with shouts, redmercurylabs@yahoo.com -  Oh No, Spike has passed away! RIP buddy.
0131z Simple Minds - Don't You Forget About Me

0135z Answered S. McArdle's question about the last Red Mercury QSL... Was taken from the Queen Mary - nice.  Here's the post with the QSL:


0142z Simple Minds - Alive And Kicking
0148z Coldplay - Talk
0157z Radiohead - Creep
0201z Greenday - Holiday (for Spike)
0205z Jane's Addiction - Jane Says (some audio dropouts and then distortion)
0221z RML ID
0215z Distortion is from QRM on frequency?  Hard to tell... During ID heard music in the background.

0223z Leonard Cohen - Everybody Knows - Distortion from two stations on frequency? (or?)
0225z Second station gone, signal sounding good now (I'm assuming RML is the one that's left)
0228z Iron Maiden - Dance of Death
0235z RML ID, has to deal with some RF feedback

Thanks for the show...  As usual I can't stay for the whole thing.  Keep up the good work.

« Last Edit: February 21, 2014, 0240 UTC by DimBulb »
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Re: Red Mercury Labs 6925U 0106z
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2014, 0127 UTC »
RML ID at 0127z.
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Re: Red Mercury Labs 6925U 0106z
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2014, 0128 UTC »
Red Mercury Labs, 2-21-14, 0126-0240, 6.925U, S6 to S8 with heavy static tonite at 0126.  good, strong, punchy audio from the announcer, then into music from Simple Minds.  Audio on music is good & strong also.  When u asked us to guess what we were looking at on one of your qsl cards, what was the correct answer?  Was it somewhere off the coast of mexico?  Thanks for the answer.....i was thinking maybe Tijuana....guess I was in the neighborhood.  Hearing "Alive & Kicking" now at 0147.  Signal touching S9 +5 a couple of times now at 0151.  Losing propagation now at 0213.  Hearing Green Day with "Holiday" at 0215.  I believe station is now having audio problems at 0219.  Maybe low voltage problem with the power supply?  Also, qrm now from another station transmitting.  Audio problem seems cleared-up now at 0227.

attached is mp3 of 1 minute of show
« Last Edit: February 21, 2014, 0321 UTC by S. McArdle »
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Re: Red Mercury Labs 6925U 0106z
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2014, 0134 UTC »
Hardly a copy here .... can hear some music occasionally but unable to tell what it is.  Surprising given the very low static level I have (S1-S2)

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Re: Red Mercury Labs 6925U 0106z
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2014, 0136 UTC »
Weak here tonight, only S4 with lots of noise.  "Don't You Forget about Me" @ 0134z.
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Re: Red Mercury Labs 6925U 0106z
« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2014, 0140 UTC »
0138z mentions of the Queen Mary...

Light but copyable here on my portable setup using Tecsun PL660 /whip...

0141z Shoutout!!!
0201z "Holiday" Green Day

Thanks for the show Dr. Benway!!! ;)

My condolences on Spike... So sorry to hear of this, another death this month :(
« Last Edit: February 21, 2014, 0318 UTC by Rafman »
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Re: Red Mercury Labs 6925U 0106z
« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2014, 0140 UTC »
Pretty fair signal over the static crashes here at 0110 UTC tune-in on 6925 KHZ. S7 at peaks...good USB audio. Signal drop out a bit at 0118 and something else co-channel. Signal pick up when operator talks...0129 ID Red Mercury Labs...RV with Red Mercury...USB...email... redmercurylabs@yahoo.com (don't use the gmail...don't check it)...(something about Free Radio Cafe)
0131 UTC "Don't You (Forget About Me)"-Simple Minds
{Best I've ever heard you RML guy! Good sound for such lousy propagation and the static crashes!}
0141 UTC Announcer with ID...shoutouts..."Dr. Benway"(not)..research going on...not really doing too well...doing everything myself...have a good evening...drinking hot cocoa...RV Red Mercury Labs...6925 Upper Side Band
0143 UTC Song -(more Simple Minds?)
0149 UTC Unid Song
0154 UTC Announcer...6925 upper Side Band...armchair...man cave...lady cave...Red Mercury...shoutout to Evil Elvis...foreign songs...Free Radio Cafe...HF Underground...RV Red Mercury
0158 Song
0206 UTC Song -Tune by Jane's Addiction
0212 UTC Thanks for the shoutout!
0214 UTC Unid song{Signal isn't as strong as before but about 50 percent above the noise and snap, crackle, pop...S5 peaks}
0228 UTC Signal clearer now during Iron Maiden tune...S8 peak
0235 UTC ..."Technical difficulties...Spike...here for such a short time..live the best we can...upper side band tonight...email from Cool AM...remote...pounding into New Hampshire...don't know what we're going to play...maybe some Devo...What's a Red Mercury Show without some Maiden...special day for me...original version...you've heard this one before...original version...Spike, this is for you buddy!
0239 UTC Song...dance mix tune
{I don't know who Spike is, person or pet...but my condolences...he seems to have meant a lot to you!}
Off sometime before 0245
Thanks for the show tonight RML guy! My birthday tomorrow EDT, so I'm up later than usual...will email report tomorrow.
« Last Edit: February 21, 2014, 2151 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Red Mercury Labs 6925U 0106z
« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2014, 0200 UTC »
Red Mercury Labs! Poor copy tonight.  :(  I couldn't make out anything specific, but definately music and the DJ's voice.


« Last Edit: February 21, 2014, 0202 UTC by Antennae »
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Re: Red Mercury Labs 6925U 0106z
« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2014, 0201 UTC »
RML cutting through to static at 0159 with Creep by Radiohead  S-8.
Thanks RML!  How about playing Dangerous by Big Data?
Really sorry to hear that Spike has died!  My condolences.
Fade out during Iron Maiden's Revelations at 0246
« Last Edit: February 21, 2014, 0254 UTC by Chris Lobdell »
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