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Author Topic: UNID 7590 AM 1709 UTC 20 Dec 2015  (Read 2154 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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UNID 7590 AM 1709 UTC 20 Dec 2015
« on: December 20, 2015, 1709 UTC »
About an SIO 333/444.
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Re: UNID 7590 AM 1709 UTC 20 Dec 2015
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2015, 1713 UTC »
1711 - S1-S3, some audio in the noise
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Re: UNID 7590 AM 1709 UTC 20 Dec 2015
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2015, 1722 UTC »
1720z s6-7 here
1725z OM choosing another tune...
1729z ment 89.5FM, WXMN [WXMN used to be Alan Weiner pirate station in 1971]
1735z clear mention of WXMN, "Great Outdoor Show"
1740z "Happy Days" theme
1745z WXMN 89.5
1757z losing it into noise floor [2nd pic also mentions WKOV as well as WXMN]
1805z "Fever"

2056z "Running with the Devil" s7 [still on]
2100z "Feel Good Inc" Gorillaz
2138z "Rain [in Africa]" ToTo
2141z ID "You are listening to THX1138 at 25 watts"
2203z "These Eyes"
2207z "Edmund Fitzgerald" Gordon Lightfoot
« Last Edit: December 20, 2015, 2208 UTC by Rafman »
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Re: THX1138 7590 AM 1709 UTC 20 Dec 2015
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2015, 1728 UTC »
1727- "I Don't Give A Damn" song S7-8
1735- ad for The Great Outdoors with 2 OMs talking about fishing
1740- version of "Happy Days" theme song S9+10-20 on my SDR/antenna setup! Great sounding audio too
1745- WXMN 89.5 ID
1749- studio banter talking about music being played
1758- "When You Got The Music" Elliot Randall (cool instrumental)
1821- "Sunshine Superman" Donovan
1840- music and still S9+10-20
1855- WXMN ID "89.5 Monticello community radio" and gave PO Box 1 Belfast,NY for a QSL "attention JTA and he'll know what to do with it"
1858- instrumental music
1904- some sort of spoken word skit with mentions of "old man at the table" and lots of laughter
1913- skit continues with mentions of "a true star" "Roxanne?"
1926- seems to be some sort of radio drama with OM and YL
1943- musical interlude then back into the radio skit
1947- YL screaming "I hate you!" "my hatred of you"
1954- THX 1138 ID given  :D then audio clip from the movie of same name
1959- "I Lost On Jeopardy" Weird Al Yankovic
2002- YL reading numbers
2005- "Working Man" Rush  ;D
2013- "Stupify" Disturbed
2022- "Take Me To Church" Hozier
2038- OM saying "Test 1 2" live time check and talking about using 25-30 watts
2040- op said he has a Heathkit amplifier putting out 200 watts on the way for future use
2042- shoutouts to HFU listeners and Amphetamine Radio for using 7575 today
2044- op said he has used 7540 and 7560 recently but they proved unreliable for pirate broadcasting
2045- shoutout to me for listening today! He is reading my comments here  ;D
2056- version of "Running With The Devil" Van Halen (never heard this one before very cool!) still S9+10-20 and sounding excellent here!
2104- "Living After Midnight" Judas Priest
2114- "Bitter Sweet Symphony" The Verve
2135- "Africa" Toto
2141- YL "You're listening to THX1138 at 25 watts" slowly fading into the noise now
2147- under the noise now tough copy

 Thanks for the marathon show THX1138! FYI I started recording the broadcast once you went live if you are interested in hearing how you sound.
 Do you have any Dave Matthews Band or Shinedown you can play?
« Last Edit: December 20, 2015, 2147 UTC by JoeFLIPS »

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Re: UNID 7590 AM 1709 UTC 20 Dec 2015
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2015, 1732 UTC »
GRITS radio ID relay of WBCQ?

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Re: UNID 7590 AM 1709 UTC 20 Dec 2015
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2015, 2102 UTC »
Just tuned in about s5 here
2058 The Gorillaz
2103- Livin after Midnight
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Re: UNID 7590 AM 1709 UTC 20 Dec 2015
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2015, 2125 UTC »
About S3 with fades @ 2125 with "More Than A Feeling" by Boston.
Still there at 2345! with "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress"
« Last Edit: December 20, 2015, 2346 UTC by refmo »
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Re: UNID 7590 AM 1709 UTC 20 Dec 2015
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2015, 2140 UTC »
I've been listening for some time now. He gave a desc. of the xmtr power 25W and signals
into remote receivers.  He has been running about s7 to s9 with some rapid qsb.

just played TOTO's rain down in Africa.

doing so many other things that I didn't catch any id'd
but good show

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Re: UNID 7590 AM 1709 UTC 20 Dec 2015
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2015, 2211 UTC »
Just tuned in at 2209 UTC to hear the "Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald"-Gordon Lightfoot, with a signal just barely above threshold
2214 UTC Can't make out what's playing now....
« Last Edit: December 20, 2015, 2318 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: UNID 7590 AM 1709 UTC 20 Dec 2015
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2015, 0045 UTC »
thanks for listening and thanks for the reports.
hats off to all the other pirates all around the band.
kudos to the DX enthusiasts.
thumbs up to hfunderground.com
im a well versed, seasoned and experienced "pirate" with extensive radio communications technical knowledge that's been in the scene for more than 30 years.
most of my time spent on the air consists of music and skits and the occasional rebroadcast of old legendary recorded pirate stations.
im offering a "relay" service for fellow pirates if they would like their content played on my "rinky-dink" station.
the prerecorded MP3 can be of any length and bitrate, stereo or mono but must be 44.1Khz sampling rate.
you can choose what server you would like to upload your MP3 show so I can download it, you can message me here for more information.
I also take requests and can obtain any song requested, demos, outtakes, rehearsals, extended and original length versions and unreleased material.
a few details about the station:
I operate at 25 watts AM into a "modified and trimmed" G5RV 10GA wire horizontal dipole with a clear view to the sky in all directions, east/west pattern, about 30 feet from the ground (23 feet above sea level) with a buried grounded 10 wire equal length parallel ground plane consisting of 10GA copper wire spaced one foot from each other (works very well for NVIS and "long").
the transmitter i modified for full response TX audio and modulation to AM carrier ratio, and is a low level modulated solid state amateur transceiver.
I am using "AudioProc" as the 12 band compressor/limiter/clipper for audio processing.
I chose this transceiver for its TX output signal cleanliness, that it utilizes a band switchable LPF in the local oscillator RF stage as well as a band switchable LPF in the final RF output stage.
nothing is more important than preventing/reducing any interference of any type emanating from your station.
an added benefit to low level AM modulation over plate/collector AM modulation is amplitude antenna radiation interference is reduced (think cheap wired telephones).
in the future, I plan on having live remote/relay broadcasts and live "on air" internet communication from listeners, all of this of course will be anonymous with the latter happening sooner.
sometime in the coming months I expect to be increasing power output to 200 watts with the first stages being extensive tests, tuning and LPF filtering at a lower power level of 100 watts.
last but not least, I chose "THX1138" as the identifier because like pirating, its a cult classic and defines the nature of a free but "controlled" society.
pirates should be free to broadcast on the radio and not forced under "expensive" regulation under the pretense of a "good for the people" government that is bottle fed "milked money" from the conglomerates of the broadcast industry who feel threatened by a "LPFM" or pirate who is just having fun with a hobby being "different" than the homogenized industry standard.
happy holidays ! :)
THX1138 - 7.59Mhz - 25 Watts - AM - USA


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Re: UNID 7590 AM 1709 UTC 20 Dec 2015
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2015, 0057 UTC »
Thanks for passing along that great information about THX1138...Happy Holidays to you also!


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