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Author Topic: Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 UTC 5May14  (Read 2504 times)

Offline jFarley

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Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 UTC 5May14
« on: May 05, 2014, 0045 UTC »
0041 RR N/A
0043 "Greetings Roddio Komrades"
0045 Dick Weed missing Mentholyptus's logs, and would like someone to check up on her
0047 off abruptly, and back, and off again
0052 was intermittent for a while, but the tech difficulties seem over now - sounding good

S9 here
« Last Edit: May 05, 2014, 0057 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 5May14
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2014, 0048 UTC »
0047 RFW.. D Weed, and a very unidentifiable ( by me) tune. Sounds almost oriental. Weak S 4
0048 Off
0049 Voice.. "sounding good", off again
( RE: Mentholyptus.. I had a few emails from her.. she was having internet/wifi connection issues. Just sent her another one regarding your note on her absence)
0052 Back on.. sounds like a few technical issues.
0104  Signal improved some. S7 now.
0117 S9 now.. much better.. "Mentholyptus tribute show" !! Very nice of RFW to do this.

« Last Edit: May 05, 2014, 0118 UTC by halifaxtap »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 UTC 5May14
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2014, 0101 UTC »
Killer signal here at 0059 UTC with spacey tune, 0101 UTC Dick Weed with ID and chat, into techno pop tune at 0102 UTC
{Funny thing...I was tuned in to 6925 KHZ where there was a huge open carrier at 0038 UTC, intermittant tuning pips or switching noises at 0041, then 0043 UTC, some very brief audio and man saying something...then off. When I checked out HFU, RFW sign on at 0041 on 6945....maybe the 6925 was Undercover Radio making adjustments to the xmtr!}
0118 UTC DJ Dick Weed says this is the "Mentholyptus Tribute Show".... now that's cool... :-*
0024 UTC "THE BOSS"
0138 UTC Signal down a bit with fading now...band noise creeping in a bit too, but still well above the noise!
(Did a quick check of the Euro band and then TCS and when I got back to RFW at 0145 they were gone!) Thanks for the ongoing entertainment Dick Weed and Stephen...can always depend on you for something to listen to!)
« Last Edit: May 05, 2014, 0148 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 UTC 5May14
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2014, 0110 UTC »
Radio Free Whatever, 6945 AM, 0101, 5/5/14.  Music, 0109 ID.

Weak but readable.
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 UTC 5May14
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2014, 0139 UTC »
S7 here.  ID @ 0137z.  Then "It All Feels Right" by Washed Out [Shazam ID].  Off or having technical difficulties @ 0143z
Back on in USB at 0147 with RR national anthem.  Audio bandwidth and levels look very similar to Undercover Radio's USB audio.
Mentholyptus tribute show.
« Last Edit: May 05, 2014, 0151 UTC by refmo »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 UTC 5May14
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2014, 0154 UTC »
Wow!  Big 'ol inbooming signal from Mr Weed tonight 15 over S9 on my R75 with a crappy 10 meter piece of wire for an antenna. Talking about the apparent disappearance of Mentholyptus. Really great signal
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 UTC 5May14
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2014, 0220 UTC »
Id at 0218 "This is RAdio Free Whatever"
I hear it good on USB.
OK copy, getting better.

Interference from somebody speaking in SSB.
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0240 utc
Improved reception. Still listening in USB.
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« Last Edit: May 05, 2014, 0241 UTC by Antennae »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 UTC 5May14
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2014, 0221 UTC »
ID 0218z. Then music too new for me to identify. Strong signal, minimal fade on the 800

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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 UTC 5May14
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2014, 0232 UTC »
Radio Free Whatever "Mentholyptus" show tonight booming into New Jersey tonight. DJ Dickweed (and assistant Stephen) said he is playing Indie/Alternative rock tonight, include Metrix now at 0223 UTC on 6945USB mode. I am using an e1 + attic mounted Eavesdropper, bringing in the strong signal nicely, even on SSB! Lots of clear station ID's heard between selections. Really great song at 0228 UTC, male vocals more of the "traditional" rock style, but that's just my opinion...

Thanks for the program tonight, DJ Dickweed. Please QSL for the Mentholyptus Show!

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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 UTC 5May14
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2014, 0241 UTC »
No longer in AM mode as earlier, but USB with nice signal "6 am" by Fitz and The Tantrumns  S-9++  
Off at 0248 - Thanks DW!
« Last Edit: May 05, 2014, 0251 UTC by Chris Lobdell »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 UTC 5May14
« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2014, 0248 UTC »
Sign off 0248

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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 UTC 5May14
« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2014, 1206 UTC »
SDR recording catch. Very good signal at sign on, then some technical troubles? Off then back on at 0052 with a slightly weaker signal.
Better reception after the switch to USB.
« Last Edit: May 05, 2014, 1226 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6945 AM *0041 UTC 5May14
« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2014, 1854 UTC »
Time: 0235 UTC
Freq: 6945
RX Location: Minneapolis, MN

Good reception, head music just fine, followed by station identification. Listened till the end of broadcast.

This was my first pirate broadcast that I could identify and confirm!!!! w00T!!

 

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