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Author Topic: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14  (Read 6467 times)

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Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« on: March 09, 2014, 0336 UTC »
Answering the question "Is there anybody out there?"

0340 Greets to the MARE group, Looking for a New TX Site

S9+5  better signal than 6925, actually; using a 24" resonant loop

0411 Dr Benway asking any new listeners to email him now


« Last Edit: March 09, 2014, 0412 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2014, 0338 UTC »
getting a good signal in Maine (s8)
Now listening on an Afedri SDR with a 450 ft Sky Loop
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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2014, 0338 UTC »
hearing the good Dr, Benway. good copy here 444.

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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2014, 0341 UTC »
Tuned in at 0339utc, heard Dr Benway give email address undercoverradio@gmail.com, fading in and out just like a mediumwave station which it is, saying hello to Michigan DXpedition and said names.
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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2014, 0342 UTC »
Great signal here S4-5 but back on my Icom 756 Pro (Tecsun doesn't go above 1710 khz)
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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2014, 0343 UTC »
S7 with occasional fades to S5 on the superkaz, mostly good copy.

S8 @ 0437 with less fading.
« Last Edit: March 09, 2014, 0438 UTC by refmo »
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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2014, 0346 UTC »
s9+20 into SC on 1720 0346z
« Last Edit: March 09, 2014, 0405 UTC by NN4F »
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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2014, 0349 UTC »
Pretty good copy here on loaded loop w/no preamp
About s2 but clearly heard you as soon as you came up Dr. Benway..!

0350z "Staring Down the Barrel of a 45" Shinedown [Love this song & group, my favorite song of their is "2nd Chance", makes me think of moving out of parents' house during my rebellious teen years!!!]
0613z, talking about NSA tracking, GPS Smartphones & other surveillance in practice... He is correct, not enough rules, too much surveillance, following innocent people...
0619z ID, mentioning an audio clip from RX in Iceland...
0621z mentioned article
0623z s/off
« Last Edit: March 09, 2014, 0624 UTC by Rafman »
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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2014, 0401 UTC »
Rock solid S9 here Dr. Benway! Better than 6925 earlier...tuned in about 0350 UTC. Nice to hear someone above the AM band like the old days...
Thanks for the shoutout! A little bit of selective fading, but nice clean audio...
Wow...someone emailed the Dr. with a report of S9+40! Must have the antenna from hell.....
« Last Edit: March 09, 2014, 0422 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2014, 0404 UTC »
S7 into Georgia on a less than optimum MW antenna. 0404 UTC

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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2014, 0426 UTC »
Just tuned in, S6 signal, sounding decent here Undercover Radio!  Soul Coughing Screenwriter's Blues at 0430z (great song).
« Last Edit: March 09, 2014, 0431 UTC by Kilokat7 »
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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2014, 0445 UTC »
Nice signal, good audio, S8 - 10 over.
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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2014, 0455 UTC »
Been listening on and off to him on 1720 for a while now. Decent signal here at times, but with some deep fades into the mud. Music from Soul Coughing, stories of his encounter with aliens, and a diving trip to the Solomons.

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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #13 on: March 09, 2014, 0508 UTC »
Dr, just an FYI. I can hear you fairly well with good audio on a Perseus server using an active loop, just outside of Edmonton Alberta. Nice job! ;)
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Re: Undercover Radio 1720 AM *0335 9Mar14
« Reply #14 on: March 09, 2014, 0525 UTC »
Very weak threshold audio on the Iceland Perseus server and a weak AM carrier noted on several Euro coastal remotes.  Well done Doc!
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