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Author Topic: Pirate BBC Radio 6850.5 AM 8/05/15 2357z  (Read 1952 times)

Offline myteaquinn

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Pirate BBC Radio 6850.5 AM 8/05/15 2357z
« on: August 05, 2015, 2358 UTC »
Broadcast in progress static makes it hard to understand. Some type of an interview program.
Not sure if the signal is drifting as it seems to down to 6850.15 now at 0018z.
« Last Edit: August 07, 2015, 1547 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Unid 6850.5 AM 8/05/15 2357z
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2015, 0000 UTC »
"You're listening to the BBC World Service"  ID and time pips @ 0000.
Not sure if spur or what??:
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Re: Unid 6850.5 AM 8/05/15 2357z
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2015, 0004 UTC »
S8 to S9 signal.
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Re: Unid 6850.5 AM 8/05/15 2357z
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2015, 0004 UTC »
S-6 BBC world news, running about 25 seconds behind regular BBC transmissions, so ?
Relay of web stream?
0031 News - 70 years since A-Bomb dropped on Japan, etc..  S-8/9
off suddenly 0112
« Last Edit: August 06, 2015, 0113 UTC by Chris Lobdell »
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Re: Pirate BBC Radio 6850.5 AM 8/05/15 2357z
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2015, 0005 UTC »
0002 UTC Blasting in here at S9+10 with BBC World Service news...hmmm
(6850.3ish here with some selective fading, but otherwise superb audio! :))
0015 UTC Signal has dropped down just a bit since tune in, but still quite good here. I don't think this relay site is listed in the WRTH ;D
Still going strong at 0030 UTC. Nice to hear this again in it's proper medium!
0100 UTC Time pips at top of hour and OM with "BBC World Service". Signal is a solid S8 here now.
(Turned off the PC and was going to fall asleep to the sound of Auntie Beeb....when it QRT'd at 0112 UTC I realized just how much we have lost with the emergence of the internet while at the same time how much we have gained, as this was probably an internet stream.  :-X)
« Last Edit: August 06, 2015, 0814 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Unid 6850.5 AM 8/05/15 2357z
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2015, 0008 UTC »
S9+10 here as well.
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Re: Unid 6850.5 AM 8/05/15 2357z
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2015, 0009 UTC »
S5 here at 0007.
 Send reports to piratebbcradio@gmail.com
« Last Edit: August 06, 2015, 0152 UTC by hsmith61 »
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Re: Unid 6850.5 AM 8/05/15 2357z
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2015, 0011 UTC »
S8 here
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Re: Unid 6850.5 AM 8/05/15 2357z
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2015, 0011 UTC »
0007z 6850.2ish
I miss the days of BBCWS being everywhere  >:(
0100z BBCWS ID
0112z /off abruptly

s7-8 here [a delay would suggest a streaming audio source JMHO]
« Last Edit: August 06, 2015, 0139 UTC by Rafman »
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Re: Unid 6850.5 AM 8/05/15 2357z
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2015, 0012 UTC »
I just posted this in Shortwave Broadcast.
Odd to see BBC at that freq.

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Re: Unid 6850.5 AM 8/05/15 2357z
« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2015, 0025 UTC »
Barely audible , in and out of the static

0015 - OM's talking about the recovered "flapperon" of the lost Malasian airliner
           Distinct British accent
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Re: Unid 6850.5 AM 8/05/15 2357z
« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2015, 0034 UTC »
Quality of signal slowly deteriorating from 0011, when I first heard it, and now, 0034.


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