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Author Topic: HORIZON FM 6255 to 6205 KHZ MARCH 13, 2014  (Read 5324 times)

Offline Skipmuck

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HORIZON FM 6255 to 6205 KHZ MARCH 13, 2014
« on: March 13, 2014, 2220 UTC »
I heard HORIZON FM here with poor to fair signal on 6255 KHZ at 2145 UTC for a few minutes then suddenly gone. At 2200 UTC I was hearing them on 6205 KHZ with fair signal. It is still daylight here, so some absorption. Signal picking up a bit as sunset approaches, but there is some utility QRM on this frequency and prop is rather lousy with all this solar activity....another flare today at 1919 UTC.
Per email from andy@horizon.fm ..."Power is down at around 125w carrier on 6205 as the antenna is tuned around 6280 and is quite tight on bandwidth". Hearing them well above the noise, but there is chirping cricket ute around this frequency making things difficult.
2340 UTC Been tuning back and forth the past hour. HORIZON signal was S9 for a short spell earlier, then down to S5 for the last half hour. Picking up again now....thanks for the show Andy!!!
0020 UTC Signal getting buried in the noise now....S3 with fades....
0040 UTC Picked up now with S5 and fades
0049 UTC Back in the noise again...propagation is all over the place tonight!
« Last Edit: March 14, 2014, 0049 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: HORIZON FM 6255 to 6205 KHZ MARCH 13, 2014
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2014, 2301 UTC »
Presumed Horizon FM audible in western TN at 2300 tune in. Talk by man and woman

2303: One Direction - Story of my Life
2308: Lily Allen - Air Balloon
2315: American Authors - Best Day of My Life
2334: Janet Jackson - Whoops Now
2336: Paloma Faith - Can't Rely On You
2339: Carly Rae Jepson - Call Me Maybe
2343: Enrique Iglesias - Hero
2346: Katy B - Crying For No Reason
« Last Edit: March 13, 2014, 2348 UTC by Evil Elvis »
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Re: HORIZON FM 6255 to 6205 KHZ MARCH 13, 2014
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2014, 2304 UTC »
Has been fading up, and trace audio now at 2303z.  

2319 "Horizon FM" IDs bu OM and YL
2323 commercials?
2325 When the Going Gets Tough? by Billy Ocean

« Last Edit: March 13, 2014, 2330 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: HORIZON FM 6255 to 6205 KHZ MARCH 13, 2014
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2014, 2314 UTC »
Noisy S4 here on 6205 @ 2312 with OM announcer and music.  
Getting a really nice boost at local sunset (2350z) with "Don't Let Go".  S6 signal.
Back to S5 @ 0045 with "It's My Party" by Jessie J.   followed by "We didn't start the fire" [or something very similar].
"Made It Back" by Beverly Knight @ 0051z
Still S5 @ 0130 with Aerosmith song.
« Last Edit: March 14, 2014, 0133 UTC by refmo »
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Re: HORIZON FM 6255 to 6205 KHZ MARCH 13, 2014
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2014, 2339 UTC »
Another night, another frequency, and another awesome reception of HORIZON FM. S9+10 at 2338 UTC with music.
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