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Author Topic: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015  (Read 7513 times)

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X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« on: January 17, 2015, 0103 UTC »
X-FM signing on now, listening in AM here. S7 signal.
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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2015, 0104 UTC »
01:03 Interval signal started with recorded ID's S9+ signal with very good audio - different "radio" clips
01:14 OP giving LIVE chat and shout-outs. Thanks X-FM!
01:26 signal peaking at S10 - rock music

« Last Edit: January 17, 2015, 0127 UTC by RCCI »
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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2015, 0106 UTC »
SDR Recording Catch Addendum

0056 - S9+20 Carrier noted on frequency
.......
SINPO: 43344 at start - "white hot" carrier on the SDR waterfall - 8 kHz wide signal
Signal remained  roughly the same during the listed times

0104 - Positive ID by OM as: "XFM is now on the air."
           into radio clips and music....
0113 - OP talks about "stationqrp". - first 15 RR gets a sticker & a possible mystery prize
           with their postal addy - gave addy: xfmshortwave@gmail.com
0115 - Shout Outs to the members checking in on HFU (Thanks !)
           time check, canned ID
0116 - into more music
0120 - tune by Incubus
0129 - ID: "XFM, broadcasting from somewhere under the stars".
0134 - OP gives more Shout Outs to the HFU group - OP checks FRC - no reports yet
          OP mentions being heard on West Coast
0137 - a tune by Modest Mouse - coming out in April (Lampshades On Fire ??)
0145 - Welcome to Paradise - Green Day
0149 - Come With Me Now - KONGOS
0152 - OP reviews playlist, gives addy, checks HFU, Shout Outs
0156 - Time check: "Four minutes in front of 2 o'clock".
0157 - Canned ID mentioning CQAM stereo
0157 - into more music
0227 - Echo and The Bunnymen
0230 - OP talks about good music, bad music, and music "that fits"
.......
0248 - after OP said "hit the refresh button on the HFU,"
          signal bottomed out to nothing...

Thank You for the Show Tonight.
Bands have been pretty sparse since New Years.
:)  :)
« Last Edit: January 17, 2015, 1612 UTC by ByteBORG »
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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2015, 0106 UTC »
Rock solid S9 here with superb AM audio at 0103 UTC tune in!
0106 UTC A Rap/Rock tune with a little bit of the riff from "Mr. Big Shot"
0109 UTC X-FM...somewhere under the stars ID, apologies for something during the Christmas broadcast..."situational awareness"...email address, mention of an email from station QRP and their website, then mention of stickers!
0120 UTC Man announcer....Here's a classic from Incubus, then song
0123 UTC Man announcer with ID's, live time check at "24 minutes from one o'clock", then mentioned next song from 2011...by Velociraptor, then song
OK, back from reception report writing!
0211 UTC Song by the Arctic Monkeys
0215 UTC Man announcer, then UNID song
0218 UTC Man announcer....ID, live time check, mention of the next song from 2014 from "Echosmith?", followed by that song
0222 UTC Man announcer...."Music to the power of X...broadcasting from somewhere under the stars"...mention of Echo and the Bunnymen, followed by UNID song
0228 UTC Man announcer..."Echo and the Bunnymen...from 2006...chat about finding good songs today on the radio...having them pound a song into your head from repeated listening...a lot of the music out there sucks..."myopic taste for music"...emails from Mark Taylor, ByteBORG, Oliver...shoutouts to the HFU posters...live time check for 35 minutes from 2 o'clock
0236 UTC Song by "TV On the Radio?"
Signal is starting to fade into the noise a bit more now...sometimes completely, then it bounces back!
0245 UTC Man announcer with live TC..."15 minutes in front of 3 o'clock...mentioned previous song by "tV on the Radio-Happy Idiots"...something about Alice in Chains...Hello to Doc...shoutouts to Ron Hunsicker, Dimbulb, oly1959, RAFMAN, mention of song by Bad Religion from 1996...live time check for "11 minutes in front of 3 o'clock"
0249 UTC Song-"The Streets of America"-Bad Religion
0253 UTC Man announcer, then UNID song
0256 UTC Man announcer...promised some bizarre Alice In Chains...live TC...3 minutes from 3 o'clock
0257 UTC Song-"The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here"-Alice In Chains (S9 signal here now...who can figure this propagation....)
Took a break from posting....too old to dance to the trance ::)
Someone is broadcasting CW over the program....the folks in the IRC chat say it's Peewee, whoever that might be
Thanks for the request RedHat!!!
OFF at 0412 UTC
Thank you for the marathon program X-FM! Sounded like a local FM station here for the last 45 minutes! The GOES X-Ray flux was flatlining for tonights program. Superb! :)
« Last Edit: January 17, 2015, 0416 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2015, 0110 UTC »
Tune in at 0109 UTC with Everclear (?) and then an ID by the XFM announcer. "Under the stars" and mentioned they had a rush exit from the airwaves last time. Nice S9 signal!
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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2015, 0113 UTC »
Wow, it sounds great here on my big speakers. There was a big collage of pro-pirate principles.    18kHz wide signal. Little fading, getting better as sun sets.

Its the first time receiving it on my new SDR.

SINPO
55444

Thanks, XFM, at first I thought it was a legit station on account of its good waterfall signal.

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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2015, 0115 UTC »
ID and time check at 0115z, about an S8 signal here.
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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2015, 0116 UTC »
Nice clear ID and into the music... thanks very much
Just checked my logbook and you are new for me
Thanks a bunch
« Last Edit: January 17, 2015, 0133 UTC by Shawndx »
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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2015, 0118 UTC »
Nice S9 Signal good audio as usual.
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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2015, 0118 UTC »
Just tuned into the show at 0115 UTC.
S9 + here in Northern Kentucky with some signal fades.

SINPO 54534

0115 UTC, ID "X-FM the power of X
0118 UTC, Foster the People - Best friends
0121 UTC, Incubus - New skin
0125 UTC, ID followed by announcement "Music for the power of X"                       & email address.
0126 UTC, Kasabian - Re-wired
0130 UTC, Linkin Park - Somewhere I belong
0134 UTC, Reading listener reports from HFU
0137 UTC, mentioning email and reception report that will be                                   answered as well as mistery price.
0138 UTC, Modest Mouse - Lampshades on fire
0142 UTC, Green Day - Welcome to paradise
0145 UTC, somewhere under the stars.Playing song request,
                    Green Day - When I come around
0148 UTC, Kongos - Come with me now
0153 UTC, Shout out to HFU group, mentioning XFM stickers to         obtain via email "xfmshortwave@gmail.com"
0157 UTC, Bastille - Bad blood

Happy to hear you again.
Conformation by eqsl would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks for the show X-FM.
« Last Edit: January 17, 2015, 0157 UTC by Oliver »
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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2015, 0126 UTC »
have the carrier with weak programming down in the static here at 0124.
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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2015, 0129 UTC »
Bit of fading but nice 10 over signal in maine tonight
Now listening on an Afedri SDR with a 450 ft Sky Loop
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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2015, 0137 UTC »
Catching X-FM here with a BIG S15 and peaks to S20 and great audio with Linken Park playing. If you are doing requests, how about some Green Day? ;D
Sure did Beerus! Thanks for playing "Welcome to Paradise" and "When I Come Around" by Green Day at 0141! Great songs! Thanks for the awesome show X-FM!;D
« Last Edit: January 17, 2015, 0242 UTC by oly1959 »

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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2015, 0141 UTC »
Sounds like you got your request  :)
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Re: X-FM 6975 AM 0100z 1/17/2015
« Reply #14 on: January 17, 2015, 0142 UTC »
S9+ and excellent audio.  ID @ 0141 and into "Welcome to Paradise".
Great copy up through 0230, but down to the noise at 0240.

Great song list tonight - thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: January 17, 2015, 0240 UTC by refmo »
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