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Author Topic: X-FM 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015  (Read 8012 times)

Offline RCCI

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X-FM 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015
« on: February 08, 2015, 0311 UTC »
03:11 Rock Music Just started - Solid S9 signal -low audio
03:09 various audio clips re: radio including FCC  
03:16 possible ID of Radio Free America - followed  by song London Calling
03:20 Clear ID - Thanks Redhat!
03:22 live shoutouts - Thanks!  OP reports getting over cold.
03:36 ID with more live shoutouts, time check. back into more great music
03:44 song Saved by Zero (one of my favs) - opened up the AM filter to widest, nice and CLEAR, no fluttering...steady sig.
03:53 ID then into song "Saturday"
04:21 ID, mentioned Andrew Yoder's Pirate Annual, then into Lenny Kravitz song

Thanks for the Show Redhat ......par excellence
« Last Edit: February 08, 2015, 0423 UTC by RCCI »
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XFM Shortwave 6950 AM 03:10
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2015, 0313 UTC »
S9+ signal playing "Never Say Never" by Romeo Void"

"London Calling" by The Clash. ID as Radio Free America.

XFM ID at 03:19

03:25 "Inhaler" Foals.  S7 to S9+10 here with the usual superb audio. Thanks XFM!
03:30 "Best Friend" Foster the People
« Last Edit: February 08, 2015, 0331 UTC by Big Al »
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Re: UNID 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 7, 2015
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2015, 0314 UTC »
Wow, I don't know who they are, but they are LOUD here! 59 +10 on the Perseus and the SAL. SIO 555

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Re: X-FM Shortwave 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2015, 0315 UTC »
S7 to S9 with some quick fades.  "Never Say Never" by Romeo Void @ 0312.
0316 - You Are Listening to Radio Free America.  then into "London Calling" by The Clash
XFM ID @ 0319.  Thanks for the show Redhat!
« Last Edit: February 08, 2015, 0320 UTC by refmo »
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Re: XFM 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2015, 0318 UTC »
Bombing IN @ 20 over S9 with The Clash…London Calling @ 0315 UTC Tune In.
ID as XFM and Gave ID as XFMshortwave@gmail.com @ 0319 UTC.
Gave Time Check as 19 Minutes after 3.

Thanks for the Callout @ 0322 UTC and Thanks for the Show. A Great signal into London, Ontario Tonight on 6950 Khz!!  Wish I could have heard your 1720 Khz Tests this strong!!

Into Rock Music @ 0325 UTC.
« Last Edit: February 08, 2015, 0327 UTC by rockyrhino »
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X-FM 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2015, 0320 UTC »
0316z London Calling" The Clash
0319z ID X-FM
0322z shoutout, Good Evening Redhat!
Sounding good but band is going bit squirrely here 0319z, s5-7 here, just faded after your ID
Still sounding good, WIDE & riding the wave!!!

Thanks for the show Redhat!!!
« Last Edit: February 08, 2015, 0324 UTC by Rafman »
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Re: UNID 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2015, 0321 UTC »
X-FM discussing the 1720 khz test earlier in the evening, S7 signal with great audio as usual.
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Re: UNID 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2015, 0321 UTC »
signal in the static here.  heard the end of "london calling" at 0318 followed by anncr talking.
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Re: UNID 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015
« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2015, 0322 UTC »
Live time check at 0319 after "London Calling".  Not quite as strong here up The 401 from where Rocky Rhino is listening.

There's a Michigan Area Radio Enthusiasts (MARE) DXpedition taking place in Brighton, Michigan right now... I'm sure they are listening too.

0338 UTC - Franz Ferdinand's "Ulysses".
« Last Edit: February 08, 2015, 0338 UTC by Niel Wolfish »
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Re: X-FM 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2015, 0323 UTC »
0318Z 55434 S9+ The Clash "London Calling"
0319Z 55434 S9+ ID + Redhat talking
0324Z 45434 S8 ID "Music to the power of X"
0325Z 45434 S8 Music.
0329Z 45434 S8 ID
0334Z 45434 S8 Redhat between songs.
0337Z 45434 S8 More music.
0345Z 45434 S8 The Fixx "Saved By Zero"
0440Z 45434 S8 Rammstein "Du Hast"
0515Z 45434 S8 Signing off
0518Z 45434 S8 Low "That's How You Sing Amazing Grace"
0525Z 45434 S8 ID
0525Z Off air.


Great show, enjoyed it thoroughly.



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« Last Edit: February 08, 2015, 0525 UTC by skeezix »
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Re: X-FM 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2015, 0325 UTC »
Loud in SW Michigan.  S9 with some fading.  Great signal.

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Re: X-FM 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015
« Reply #11 on: February 08, 2015, 0326 UTC »
Announced C-Quam stereo at 0324, UTC.  Nice signal as normal here in the Mojave Desert, S9+.  A little TADIRAN QRM from south of the border in the upper sideband, but not much.

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Re: X-FM 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015
« Reply #12 on: February 08, 2015, 0328 UTC »
3:23 Yea XFM, always a pro show.  Listening near Niagara Falls NY.  +2-3-S over noise floor all receivers and antennas.

3:44 Why do you only call me when you are high..
3:46 Saved by zero

Propagation improving now +5 over floor.

Noticing a spike at 6950.85 on the scope.  Any one else?  Is it on my end?
« Last Edit: February 08, 2015, 0350 UTC by MrMomB »
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Re: X-FM 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015
« Reply #13 on: February 08, 2015, 0331 UTC »
Here also at S7 with nice audio at 0312 UTC Hmmm...only one station has this kind of quality audio
0316 UTC "London Calling"-The Clash
0319 UTC ID "X-FM" and chat about dragging the shortwave equipment out after the AM low power test...opened the show with "Never Say Never"-Romeo Void...shoutouts to the HFU posters...never go's out so never get's sick...got a cold that knocked him on his ass...plug for HFU and Free Radio Cafe..."
0324 UTC C-Quam jingle, then into an UNID tune
0335 UTC Thanks for the shoutout Mr. Redhat! I switched over to this posting column...
0344 UTC "Saved By Zero"-The Fixx
Signal strength had been a steady S7 here with minor ups and downs and a little selective fading. Wide audio as usual!
0403 UTC Live TC as "3 minutes after"...all the beer is gone...shoutouts to all of us on the HFU...emails...into another song...

Thanks for the show Mr. Redhat! It's time to hit the sack here....been at the radio since 2130 UTC and my ears are shot! You take care of that cold now! Nice shot of blackberry brandy might make ya feel better :)
« Last Edit: February 08, 2015, 0417 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: X-FM 6950 AM 03:12 UTC Feb 8, 2015
« Reply #14 on: February 08, 2015, 0337 UTC »
I heard a sexy song with lyrics "Never say never"
An intro with a montage of clips about the FCC
London Calling
ID

19kHz wide. When I open up the filter the quality is great! Its not like the other stations. Some static in the reception.

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