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Author Topic: Pirate Radio Boston 6925 Khz USB 2120 UTC Dec 22, 2015  (Read 1667 times)

Offline Skipmuck

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Pirate Radio Boston 6925 Khz USB 2120 UTC Dec 22, 2015
« on: December 22, 2015, 2120 UTC »
Booming in here at S9+ with the 2015 Holiday Special :), on suddenly with excellent audio. Opening ID by Charlie L, into "River"-Barry Manilow
(Now I've heard the part of the program I missed the other broadcasts :)...time to sit back, enjoy, and listen to the sounds of the season.... 8))

Joe Flips & R4002....you are correct! That was a typo! I was parked on 6925 when PRB came on and no fine tuning was necessary...audio sounds superb!

2159 UTC Darn...the band just went long very quickly here! >:(
« Last Edit: December 22, 2015, 2200 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6925 khz AM Dec 22, 2015
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2015, 2122 UTC »
Here as well ." Sleigh Ride "
« Last Edit: December 22, 2015, 2137 UTC by hsmith61 »
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6925 Khz AM 2120 UTC Dec 22, 2015
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2015, 2125 UTC »
2124- "What Xmas Means To Me" S9+ also and great sounding audio but have it in USB
2129- guest ID by PJ Sparx of WREC into "Grown Up Xmas List"
2134- ID by Charlie Loudenboomer and mention of special QSL for this show
2139- "Wonderful Christmas Time" Paul McCartney
2142- guest ID by The Legendary DJ Dickweed of RFW
2149- "Run Run Rudolph" Chuck Berry
2154- rock Xmas instrumental music
2159- ID and email given
2207- suddenly faded out here
 Thanks for the Xmas show!
« Last Edit: December 22, 2015, 2208 UTC by JoeFLIPS »

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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6925 Khz AM 2120 UTC Dec 22, 2015
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2015, 2137 UTC »
2134 UTC: ID given  "You're listening to Pirate Radio Broadcast 2015 Holiday Special".  QSL info provided with email address.  
2135 UTC: ID again, back into music.

Got them at around a S7 on the K2SDR WebSDR.  Thread title says they're in AM mode but the signal looks like USB (I don't see a carrier and only the upper side band)...and I'm only able to hear them in USB.  Are they transmitting a reduced sideband with a carrier or did they just switch from AM to USB at some point?  

2137 UTC: More Xmas music, good audio with some noise.  Overall a great signal!  
2138 UTC: "Merry Christmas boys" into advertisement for voice processor
2139 UTC: Back into "Simply Having a Wonderful Christmas Time"
« Last Edit: December 22, 2015, 2139 UTC by R4002 »
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6925 Khz AM 2120 UTC Dec 22, 2015
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2015, 2145 UTC »
2134 UTC: ID given  "You're listening to Pirate Radio Broadcast 2015 Holiday Special".  QSL info provided with email address.  
2135 UTC: ID again, back into music.

Got them at around a S7 on the K2SDR WebSDR.  Thread title says they're in AM mode but the signal looks like USB (I don't see a carrier and only the upper side band)...and I'm only able to hear them in USB.  Are they transmitting a reduced sideband with a carrier or did they just switch from AM to USB at some point?  

2137 UTC: More Xmas music, good audio with some noise.  Overall a great signal!  
2138 UTC: "Merry Christmas boys" into advertisement for voice processor
2139 UTC: Back into "Simply Having a Wonderful Christmas Time"
looks to me like USB with an inaudible HF tone being generated to create an AM carrier (can tell by the aliasing in the audio in FFT AM)
edit: just after i posted this, the inaudible carrier ceased, perhaps RF cyclic feedback caused it ?
edit2: i agree with R4002, most likely someone tuning up.
« Last Edit: December 22, 2015, 2148 UTC by EliteData »

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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6925 Khz USB 2120 UTC Dec 22, 2015
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2015, 2147 UTC »
^That carrier has come and gone over the past 10 minutes or so.  I'm not hearing (or seeing) it anymore though.  Perhaps it was another station tuning up?  

2149 UTC: "Run, Run Rudolph!" - great tune.  Heard what sounded like a sweeping VFO a few seconds ago.  Carrier is gone now (at least from the vicinity of 6925).

Pirate Radio Boston is definitely in USB though.  Could somebody change the thread title?   ;D
« Last Edit: December 22, 2015, 2150 UTC by R4002 »
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6925 Khz USB 2120 UTC Dec 22, 2015
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2015, 2154 UTC »
A very nice signal at 2154z.
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6925 Khz USB 2120 UTC Dec 22, 2015
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2015, 2154 UTC »
45444 in Wyomissing.

Just heard an ID and email address at 2151.


Thanks for the BC,


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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6925 Khz USB 2120 UTC Dec 22, 2015
« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2015, 2214 UTC »
2209z "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"
2213z ID, email & into "So This is Christmas" but abruptly /off
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6925 Khz USB 2120 UTC Dec 22, 2015
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2015, 2221 UTC »
I tuned in to 6925 USB when the song 'Santa Claus is coming to town' was just ending and then 'So this is Christmas' was starting after the 'Pirate Radio Boston' ID. A few seconds in to the song, the signal was gone.
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