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Author Topic: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015  (Read 3264 times)

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Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« on: January 11, 2015, 2119 UTC »
Just signing on now, S4 signal.
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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2015, 2134 UTC »
Channel Z is S2-S4 in New Hampshire, strong enough for decent copy.  Audio seems distorted but fades down into the noise  is contributing to that.

2130z Channel Z ID, "This is a special DX test transmission" - channelzradio@gmail.com
2140z Off or faded to nil
2222z "CZ" CW... way down in the noise
« Last Edit: January 11, 2015, 2222 UTC by DimBulb »
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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2015, 2147 UTC »
S9 with some deep fades here in AL.  Sounding good though.  Thanks for the sunday afternoon show!
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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2015, 2150 UTC »
From 2125-2145 UTC I've been getting a weak carrier on 11428.3ish KHZ but no detectable audio. Not sure if this is it, but I am getting hints of audio since 2145 UTC. Sadly, no copy :(
2152 UTC I'm getting music now...maybe "Sweet Child of Mine"-G'N'R?
2158 UTC CW now...maybe CZ beacon again?
2211 UTC The unmistakable sound of the bass riff on "Radar Love"-Golden Earring :)
2221 UTC CW?
2230 UTC I give up! ;D My ears are bleeding..... :o
I assume that the signal is bouncing somewhere else.
Thanks for the test xmsn Channel Z!
« Last Edit: January 11, 2015, 2235 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2015, 2157 UTC »
Getting a moderate-strong signal here in South Central Michigan, playing rock music bu no ID or announcers yet.... tuned in at 2152 ... some pretty deep fades, and my local noise sources are working overtime today, but we'll see what develops......  Yup at :58 there was a voice ID and now they are doing the CW "CZ" over and over so it was them. Then a computer voice saying something at :59 and into the Doors "Touch Me" .... getting better as I listen....
« Last Edit: January 11, 2015, 2200 UTC by radioguy73 »
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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2015, 2209 UTC »
11428.350 kHz
S5 to S6 overall- some deeper fades to S3, with occasional S9 peaks

2209 - Radar Love - Golden Earring
2214 - Positive ID by OM as: "Channel Z Radio"
          also gave equipment specs and wattage
2215 - Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
2221 - ID by OM as: "Channel Z Radio" - addy as: channelzradio@gmail.com
2222 - Presumed CW ID
2223 - Song by B52's
2228 - ID by OM as: "Channel Z Radio" - addy as: channelzradio@gmail.com
2228 - Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
2232 - I Wanna Be Elected - Alice Cooper
2237 - ID by OM as: "Channel Z Radio" - addy as: channelzradio@gmail.com
2237 - Fox On The Run - Sweet
2241 - Rock  & Roll Part 2 - Gary Glitter (thanks skeezix)
2243 - Canned ID by OM in EE - ID by YL in presumed JJ
2247 - Highway Star - Deep Purple
2252 - ID by OM as: "Channel Z Radio" - addy as: channelzradio@gmail.com
2253 - I Will Follow - U2
2257 - Sweet Child O" Mine - Guns N' Roses
2301 - Canned ID
2302 - Presumed CW ID
2303 - ID by YL in presumed JJ
2303 - Touch Me - The Doors
2306 - ID by OM as: "Channel Z Radio" - addy as: channelzradio@gmail.com
          ID by YL in presumed JJ
2307 - Frankenstein - Edgar Winter Group
2311 - Radar Love - Golden Earring

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« Last Edit: January 11, 2015, 2314 UTC by ByteBORG »
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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2015, 2210 UTC »
About S4 with good readability.
2128 Alice Cooper "Elected"
2132 Channel Z Test ID into Sweet "Fox On The Run"
Signal took a big crapout at about 2135.  Intermittently readable thereafter, down in the mud.
2153 GNR "Sweet Child Of Mine"
2158 CW noted again, extended ID I think
2159 Doors "Touch Me"

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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2015, 2216 UTC »
Catching Channel Z here just above the noise at a S6 with CW ID I believe at 2158 into the Doors, then Golden Earring. Thanks for the show and the heads up email on this special transmission. ;D

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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2015, 2231 UTC »
Very good signal into northeast Ohio - S7 to S9+.

2216z - Nirvanna - Smells Like Teen Spirit
2221z - "This is a special DX test transmission from Channel Z Radio" plus CW ID "CZ"
2225z - B-52s
2227z - "...special test transmissions..."
2228z - David Bowie - Rebel Rebel
Northeast Ohio - Tec-Tec Jupiter - inverted vee dipoles at 60 feet and 55 feet.

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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2015, 2232 UTC »
Very good signal into northeast Ohio - S7 to S9+.

2216z - Nirvanna - Smells Like Teen Spirit
2221z - "This is a special DX test transmission from Channel Z Radio" plus CW ID "CZ"
2225z - B-52s
2227z - "...special test transmissions..."
2228z - David Bowie - Rebel Rebel
Northeast Ohio - Tec-Tec Jupiter - inverted vee dipoles at 60 feet and 55 feet.

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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #10 on: January 11, 2015, 2236 UTC »
Nice S8 signal into Chicago

2232 A Cooper - Elected
2236 Special DX Test ID, addy, Sweet - Fox On the Run, Glitter - R&R P2

Thanks Z!
« Last Edit: January 11, 2015, 2241 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2015, 2239 UTC »
2236Z 25432 S6 ID
2237Z 25432 S6 Sweet "Fox On the Run"
2240Z 25432 S6 Gary Glitter "Rock and Roll Part 2"
2243Z Signal has faded. Carrier visible, audio too weak. Also have a wide blob of noise 11410-11465.
2248Z 15431 S6 Signal up a little bit and can hear music.
2252Z 15431 S6 ID with email addr.
2252Z 25432 S6 U2 "I Will Follow"
2256Z 25432 S6 Guns N' Roses "Sweet Child of Mine"
2303Z 35433 S7 in CW: CZ a few times.
2303Z 25432 S6 The Doors "Touch Me"
2306Z 25432 S6 ID
2306Z 25432 S6 The Edgar Winter Group "Frankenstein"
2311Z 25432 S6 Golden Earring "Radar Love"
2318Z 15431 S6 Voice, but hard to make out what it said. ID and something.
2318Z Deep fade
2324Z 15431 S6 Nirvana "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
2324Z 15431 S6 ID
2325Z 15431 S6 CW: CZ a few times.
2326Z Off Air.



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« Last Edit: January 11, 2015, 2326 UTC by skeezix »
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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2015, 2254 UTC »
Carrier is about 12 dB above the noise floor, can't make out any audio.  But hey, I am all the way on the left cost.

2252 faded up for a few seconds, heard something about test transmission for Japan and maybe an email address.

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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2015, 2316 UTC »
Hearing Channel Z here in London, Ontario CANADA as well……signal about S-8 over the Noise Level. Tuned in @ 2307 with Male DJ Speaking then into Rock Music "Edgar Winter"?? Followed by Radar Love by Golden Earring @ 2311 UTC.
Nice to hear Channel Z on this Higher Frequency. Hopefully propagation will add some new listeners to the mix!!
Thanks for giving us a chance to hear you on this new frequency Channel Z !! Great classic bRock program…

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Signal getting BETTER @ 2317 UTC. Nice ID as "This is a special Transmission from Channel Z Radio on 11420 Khz." Also gave info on equipment being used for the Transmission. Into more rock music "Whoo Hoo"…Not sure of song name??

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« Last Edit: January 11, 2015, 2320 UTC by rockyrhino »
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Re: Channel Z 11428 AM 2119 UTC 11 Jan 2015
« Reply #14 on: January 11, 2015, 2322 UTC »
2321 UTC, on with Nirvana - Smells like teen spirit.
SINPO 43454 into Northern Kentucky.

Thanks for the show.
« Last Edit: January 11, 2015, 2347 UTC by Oliver »
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