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Author Topic: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014  (Read 4646 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« on: December 28, 2014, 0049 UTC »
Just signing on now.
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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2014, 0051 UTC »
0050 - Hearing ID'd Interval Signal
0053 - Everybody Knows
0057 - Op mentioning some technical difficulties - going to play some new music tonight
0100 - ID by OM - hoping we all had a good Christmas
           gave E-mail addy: xfmshortwave@gmail.com
0108 - Rumor Has It
0112 - Streets of America
0114 - Canned ID by OM
0118 - ID and time check by OM
.......
0309 S/Off - QRT abruptly
« Last Edit: December 28, 2014, 1343 UTC by ByteBORG »
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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2014, 0051 UTC »
S8 and excellent audio, but has quite a bit of fading.  Hopefully propagation will cooperate.

Down to S5 and mostly poor copy @ 0059z   :(

Only a faint S3 carrier @ 0111 - no audio.
« Last Edit: December 28, 2014, 0112 UTC by refmo »
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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2014, 0054 UTC »
00:46  to 00:47 utc 6975 USB  S8 UNID station playing Reggae tune  over  XFM 's AM carrier  USB station off at 00:47 utc

00:53 utc "XFM is now on the air"...  S7 - S9
« Last Edit: December 28, 2014, 0056 UTC by Rockpicker »
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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2014, 0055 UTC »
0055z Big signal from X-FM tonight, S8-S9+10
0101z ID, xfmshortwave@gmail.com
0141z Still slamming in here peaking S9+10
0150z The Who - Eminence Front (nice, thanks)
0206z Not skipping over NH, still S9+10 here
« Last Edit: December 28, 2014, 0206 UTC by DimBulb »
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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2014, 0056 UTC »
00:55 clear audio --song Everybody Knows  Signal S9+ Nice fat signal!
00:58 OP talking about our common enemy RFI (heard you tuning up about 1 hour ago!) Live Shoutouts!
Thanks...
01:04 song by TV on the Radio
01:15 recorded ID
01:18 ID and live time check - nice selection of music tonight Redhat!
01:39 can still music - signal dropped out - band going out? ----------- Welcome back Fasteddy64

Thanks for the Show Redhat!
« Last Edit: December 28, 2014, 0143 UTC by RCCI »
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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2014, 0102 UTC »
Shoutouts as I'm scrolling down the screen - haha.

Sounds good in Pittsburgh - s9+10.

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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #7 on: December 28, 2014, 0104 UTC »
S8 here at 0054 UTC tune in with "Everybody Knows"
0057 UTC Op with RFI problems...a radioactive microphone!
Wow...signal just jumped up here at 0128 UTC "Black Velvet" :)
0207 UTC Strong het came up a few minutes ago....abut 6974.6 KHZ. X-FM best on USB now
0245 UTC Nice, Robert Plant just sounded really good through the stereo system here in the Skipmuck radio room!
« Last Edit: December 28, 2014, 0246 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2014, 0108 UTC »
Playing "Rumour has it" with S6 to S9 signals here. Great signal XFM, thanks!
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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #9 on: December 28, 2014, 0109 UTC »
s7 at 0107 with Adele's "Rumour Has It" in Toronto.
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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #10 on: December 28, 2014, 0113 UTC »
HUGE signal here in south central lower MI .... Bad Religion "Streets of America after a full ID ... and into Yeasayer "Madder Red" after a few seconds of dead air. Apparently a live show as there was a time check at :18 and into "NARC" by Interpol

I wish my AM Stereo receiver tuned up to SW ..... the modulation is wonderful as always. You should consider offering your services to Radio Cairo!  :)  

SINPO 4+54+4+4+ at first -- nearly perfect but for some selective fading but by the end fading down to 34343 0113-0125  Can tell SOMETHING is still there at 0135 recheck but down to SIO 221 and lost in the noise ....
« Last Edit: December 28, 2014, 0138 UTC by radioguy73 »
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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #11 on: December 28, 2014, 0116 UTC »
Just getting back from dinner at 0110z to find an unmistakable S9+5 signal all the way to the right of the screen.

0123 In a Big Country, Black Velvet, Don't Dream It's Over
0140 carrier just barely visible    >:(
0215 making a minor comeback; can hear mx or voice from time to time

Thanks for the show, redhat!
« Last Edit: December 28, 2014, 0216 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #12 on: December 28, 2014, 0130 UTC »
Awesome signal into Abilene Texas tonight!

Hearing some "Black Velvet" right now.

S-9 to 20 over with some slight fading.

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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #13 on: December 28, 2014, 0140 UTC »
weak signal with some strong fade ups in Mane tonite
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Re: XFM 6975 AM 0049 UTC 28 Dec 2014
« Reply #14 on: December 28, 2014, 0148 UTC »
Signal peaking at S9 with rapid fading into my part of Maine, too.