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The Crystal Ship 6875 USB 7 AUG 2015 0205 UTC
« on: August 07, 2015, 0208 UTC »
Unid 6875 USB 7 AUG 2015 0205 UTC
TCS Shortwave Relay Network, "Bubblegum Express" show

Just barely audible, but improving.  Some version of Let the Sunshine In, Live for Today, San Francisco.  Groovy.
0214z: Turn on, tune in, drop out, TCS Shortwave Network ID.
0215z: Itchy Kitschy Poo Park, Small Faces.  Beautiful.
0217z: Along Comes Mary.  Looks like she found some hair gel.
0220z: 8 Miles Hiiiggghhh, maaannn.
0225z: Journey to the Center of Ted Nugnut's Mind
0227z: "You are listening to the Crystal Ship ... drop out", occasionally audible. Flute intro to Fifth Dimension, Age of Aquarius, then Jefferson Airplane White Rabbit.  No copy on next song.
0233z: Incense, Hippie Scents.
0236z: She's got it.  Venus.  At least I hope it's Venus and not something that rhymes with Venus.
0250z: Green Tambourine, Hair (sounds like Cowsills version)
0254z: What's your name?  Who's your pimp daddy?  Is he rich like me?
0257z: I can't see me lovin' nobody but you, until the next pretty little hippie comes along, for all my life.
0300z: Fur Ur Luv.
0304z: Off or sudden fade, after mention of JTA?
0305z: Nope, back, though still rough copy here.  Juliana Montana ID, Donner Pass Diner ad.
0310z: Beatlejuice, All U Needs Is Luv
0314z: Wouldn't you agree, baby you and me got a gravy kinda glove.
0315z: 5th Dim/Aquarius flute again, Van Morrison's frown-eyed gal.
0327z: TCS ID after PPM couldn't find any flowers.
0330z: Love.  Get in my belly.
0336z: Archies.  Aww, sugar.  Diabeetus.
0339z: Monkeys.  I'm a believer.  I couldn't leave her.  Even if I found anything else that rhymes with believer.
0345z: My baby loves love.  She's got what it takes and she knows how to use it.  Because she's a professional.
0349z: TCS ID.  Truth.  Justice.  Freedom of the hairwaves.  Damn hippies.
0353z: I woke up in love this morning.  Went to bed with you on my mind.  That explains the wet spot.
0358z: 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 or more.  The number of shills at The Bloody Red Trumpkin's hair worship sessions.
0400z: TCS bubblegum special ID
0409z: The morning sun is shining like rub redder balls.
0412z: My love rose like Rosemary's nose.  Because she's a liar.
0422z: Riding the TCS shortwave bubblegum express.  Archies heart went "Bang-Shang-A-Lang".
0428z: This morning, he woke up, and right in the middle of a wet dream, he committed the classic adolescent mistake of confusing hormones with love.
0430z: Quote from The Caine Mutiny.  The right way, the wrong way, and the cool way.  Bogie's way.
0440z: Julie, Julie, Julie would you mug me?
0441z: TCS ID
0443z: Simple Simon sez put your hands on your head.  Drop to the ground.  Assume the position.  Do it double time.  Choke hold or shot in the head.
0445z: Monkees.  Take the last train to the Clarksville FEMA camp.  One way.
0453z: Off after TCS IDs, Quint quote, Ramones.

Fun show, and this USB relay was a bit easier for me to copy, at least in summertime.

So far, SINPO=24332, just audible enough to copy familiar songs. Conditions not bad though. Takes about an overall signal of 3 for song recognition apps to work, while I can copy familiar tunes at a 2 level.
After 0245z, SINPO=23332, due to steady beeping QRM.  I hear that signal a lot near 6875.
After 0400z, SINPO=33423, slightly stronger, less QRN, clearer peaks, deeper fades to inaudible.

Off-air recording from final hour and 15 minutes of broadcast.
« Last Edit: August 07, 2015, 0825 UTC by Lex »
That li'l ol' DXer from Texas
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Al: Palstar R30C & various antennae
Snoopy: Sony ICF-2010
Roger: Magnavox D2935
(Off-air recordings.)

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Re: Unid 6875 USB 7 AUG 2015 0205 UTC
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2015, 0210 UTC »
Oldies loud and clear. S8
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Re: The Crystal Ship rely network 6875 USB 7 AUG 2015 0205 UTC
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2015, 0250 UTC »
0248- "Green Tamborine" tune S3-4
0253- YL with ID "you are listening to The Crystal Ship"
0254- "Time Of The Season" tune
0257- "So Happy Together"
0309- funny ad about beastiality
0310- "All You Need Is Love " The Beatles
0323- "Where Have All The Flowers Gone"
0327- OM with ID then Juliana Montana ID and email tcsshortwave@gmail.com
0329- "Yummy Yummy Yummy" song
0330- ID and mentioned Bubblegum Express
0331- "Love In My Tummy" tune S5 now
0336- "Sugar Sugar" The Archies?
0339- "I'm A Believer" The Monkees
0344- "My Baby Loves Lovin"
0351- "Elanor"
0354- "Woke Up In Love This Morning"
0358- "Snoopy And The Red Baron"
0405- "Wonder What She's Doing Tonight"
0408- "Red Rubber Ball"
0410- Juliana Montana with ID and email then Tarzan yelling soundbyte
0412- "Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes"
0421- "Baby I Love You"
0426- "I'm So Dizzy"
0428- "I Think I Love You" The Partridge Family
0429- suddenly off then back
0431- "Think We're Alone Now"
0444- "Last Train To Clarksville" Monkees
0451- "We Want The Airwaves" The Ramones
0453- off or faded away.
 Thanks for the show tonight!
« Last Edit: August 07, 2015, 0454 UTC by JoeFLIPS »

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Re: The Crystal Ship rely network 6875 USB 7 AUG 2015 0205 UTC
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2015, 0303 UTC »
Coming in fair, I copy the songs well. Oldies.
Noise is S4-5, Signal is S6.
I dont know if its the music type, or the compression, I copy it better than xlr8 last night.
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Re: The Crystal Ship rely network 6875 USB 7 AUG 2015 0205 UTC
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2015, 0321 UTC »
Fair copy on the west coast tonight at 0320Z. A few static crashes.

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Re: The Crystal Ship rely network 6875 USB 7 AUG 2015 0205 UTC
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2015, 0324 UTC »
0323 utc- good signal pushing S8. Some noise and static crashes from local storms. Thanks for the shore.

Peter, Paul, and Mary playing now.
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