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Author Topic: The Crystal Ship 6876 kHz AM 0140 UTC 07/06/2015  (Read 3125 times)

Offline Oliver

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The Crystal Ship 6876 kHz AM 0140 UTC 07/06/2015
« on: July 06, 2015, 0140 UTC »
0139 UTC, TCS signing on with "The 80's Sound"

0140 UTC, The Go-Go 's - We got the beat
0145 UTC, S7+, Heavy static and fading don't make it a pleasure listening in the moment.
0148 UTC, Der Kommisar
0153 UTC, You are listening to the 80's Sound on the TCS Shortwave Relay Network into Psychedelic Furs - Love my way
0157 UTC, Chaz Jankel - Number One
0200 UTC, The Human League - Don't you want me
0204 UTC, ID"TCS"

Thanks for the show J.P. & the Relayer.
« Last Edit: July 06, 2015, 0208 UTC by Oliver »
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Re: The Crystal Ship 6876 kHz AM 0140 UTC 07/06/2015
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2015, 0143 UTC »
Was waiting for it on 6876am, there it is at 0140utc, poor/static, hear woman singing under the noise, R2000 & dipole.
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Re: The Crystal Ship 6876 kHz AM 0140 UTC 07/06/2015
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2015, 0144 UTC »
Crystal ship, 6876 AM, 0140, 7/6/15.  Music, ID, more music.

Uncharacteristically weak.
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Re: The Crystal Ship 6876 kHz AM 0140 UTC 07/06/2015
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2015, 0153 UTC »
S8 to S9 here in central PA. I have a lot of local interference that it sometimes fades down into. When the neighbours go to bed all that noise goes away thankfully.

Heard the ID @ 0152z.

0240z - Turning Japanese by The Vapors (FYI The Liz Phair cover of that tune is excellent too ;))
0243z - Little Girls by Oingo Boingo
0248z - Tainted Love by Soft Cell

Lost it in the noise.  :-\

Thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: July 06, 2015, 0251 UTC by osiris »
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Re: The Crystal Ship 6876 kHz AM 0140 UTC 07/06/2015
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2015, 0155 UTC »
Very enjoyable show. The atmospherics tonight are not very good, so there's noise and fading but the signal is still overcoming. Good audio too.

Thanks especially for "fish heads". I love that song!  :)

0307 Hearing "major tom" by peter schilling now but the signal is almost gone. Using ECSS to get it.
« Last Edit: July 06, 2015, 0308 UTC by Dick Weed »
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Re: The Crystal Ship 6876 kHz AM 0140 UTC 07/06/2015
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2015, 0156 UTC »
0153- 80's song S4-5
0200- "Don't You Want Me" Human League  S5-6 now and heavy static crashes
0205- OM w/ID "I Ran" Flock Of Seagulls
0209- "Cars" Gary Numan
0215- buried under the noise level here now
0230- ID "Blinded Me With Science" Thomas Dolby  back to S6-7 now
0236- "One Night In Bangkok" Murray Head?
0239- "Turning Japanese"
0249- "Tainted Love"
0250- tune by The B52's?
0254- "Send Me An Angel" S4-5 now
0257- barbeque ad ID "You are listening to the 80's sound TCS Relay Network"
0258- "Do You Hear Me" S6 now strange conditions tonight!
0303- "Suddenly Last Summer" The Pretenders
0307- lost under noise again but hearing unid music
 Thanks for great show!
« Last Edit: July 06, 2015, 0309 UTC by JoeFLIPS »

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Re: The Crystal Ship 6876 kHz AM 0140 UTC 07/06/2015
« Reply #6 on: July 06, 2015, 0201 UTC »
Catching The Crystal Ship sailing in here with a S7-9 with some fading but getting hammered by a wicked line of storms moving in making it almost unlistenable. Audio is good at peaks. Heard Der Kommissar at 0148 with 80's Sound ID at 0152 into  Love My Way and then Number One at 0157. Thanks for the show JP and Relayer, sucks that storms are moving in. :-\
0148 Der Kommissar
0152 80's Sound Show with ID
0153 Love My Way
0157 Number One
0201 Don't You Want Me
0204 80's Sound Show with ID
0204 I Ran
0209 Cars
0213 Stand Or Fall
0217 TCS ID with ad about ebeastiality.com and Free Radio Cafe. Yes we are having fun!!!! ;D
0222 80's Sound Show with ID
0222 Video Killed The Radio Star
Time to shut it down due to the bad storms on my doorstep. Thanks again JP and Relayer!
« Last Edit: July 06, 2015, 0227 UTC by oly1959 »

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Re: The Crystal Ship 6876 kHz AM 0140 UTC 07/06/2015
« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2015, 0206 UTC »
Just to weak for me to pull out tonight...Having a big thunderstorm in Northern VA.
Here the music.
01:18 Cars Gary Numan
Popped into AM mode...much better.
Nope! Isnt going to happen? Just cant hear it.

Thank JP and Relayer! Conditions bad here in the east
« Last Edit: July 06, 2015, 0231 UTC by KMD3HR »
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Re: The Crystal Ship 6876 kHz AM 0140 UTC 07/06/2015
« Reply #8 on: July 06, 2015, 0239 UTC »
Rough conditions tonight, very fadey and crashy (confirmed by hamsters on the 75/80m and 40m bands tonight, from Texas to the East Coast).

Listening intermittently while dialing around between 0200z-0330z, heard TCS relay network IDs along with 1980s music: Gary Numan "Cars", The Fixx "Stand or Fall", before signal faded around 0225z. Via barefoot Sony ICF-2010 outdoors in AM sync mode.

Tuned in again later, with Palstar R30C outdoors with external antenna. Perceptible signal wasn't really much better, mostly the outdoor antenna boosted the uber-crashy QRN too.
Heard better signal around 0315z, with Wang Chung "To Live and Die in LA", and familiar sign-off with Juliana Montana TCS ID and invitation to explore her pants, Quint's song from Jaws, Ramones.

Audio sounded good, makes a difference in copying material in rough conditions.
« Last Edit: July 06, 2015, 0456 UTC by Lex »
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Re: The Crystal Ship 6876 kHz AM 0140 UTC 07/06/2015
« Reply #9 on: July 06, 2015, 1238 UTC »
S9+10 signal here on the SDR recording.
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