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Author Topic: Radio True North 6940/4070 AM 2330Z, Jan. 01, 2016  (Read 1393 times)

Offline BOR

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Radio True North 6940/4070 AM 2330Z, Jan. 01, 2016
« on: January 01, 2016, 2335 UTC »
2330Z Tuned in to strong AM signal on 6940 AM playing pop tunes. I have it on good authority that this is Radio True North.
2345Z Station ID and shoutout to me and others. Still good S9 signal here in spite of M Class long duration flare in progress.
0017Z Still booming in here, S9+15db on peaks...playing an assortment of 80's and disco sounding music.
0150Z approx, switched to 4070 kHz.
0158Z signal peaking to S7m good audio at my west coast location
0208Z RTN playing my request..."Great Big Johnson" :-)
0217Z Band going long and RTN dropping into my noise level. Thanks for the show, RTN.
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0218 UTC by BOR »

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Re: Radio True North 6940 AM 2330Z, Jan. 01, 2016
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2016, 2343 UTC »
6940 AM  20 khz bandwidth  S6 - s7  -  occasional bump up to S8 --- Kick ass audio on peaks  ;D

23:38 utc  Michael Jackson - She's Mine  NO Id heard as yet
23:41 utc  Toni Basil - Hey Mickey
23:46 utc  Live ID and Shout Outs & Happy New Years over Wang Chung - - Every body have fun tonight
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00:14 utc -- Signals up a bit from the start as the sun finally sets here -- now S7 - S9
00:16 utc  ID - E Mail address--
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01-10 utc  Faded down for awhile but a Good solid S9 - S10 now!!!

Thanks for the SSTV image

Into Radar Love --

01:27 - 01:31 utc Live ID shout outs - Yes tough conditions indeed tonight
I received the second SSTV with your signal dropping down to S6 and under! - Into Joe Walsh  "Life's been Good"

01:48 utc  Signal never recovered from the fade at around 01:27 utc- Off Air around 1:48 utc  or faded out completely???

Any Way Thanks RTN  It is always a lot of fun to catch your shows......
4070 khz
04:12 utc  caught a third SSTV on 4070 khz, signal is about S6 - S8, up and down like all the other bands tonight.

04:30 - 05:10 utc  Slowly fading away - Not much left now but a few bass beats every now and then, carrier is starting to fade away completely at times.
Ah well - Have a great new year and hope to catch your show again some time.
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0514 UTC by Rockpicker »
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Re: Radio True North 6940 AM 2330Z, Jan. 01, 2016
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2016, 2358 UTC »
  RTN: 2338 playing mx, "Hey Mickey", Michael Jackson, "Pop Goes The World". S5 on peaks terrible attenuation and QSB to signal.Best in ECSS LSB. 0220Z, 4070 mx song by yl, fading in/out as a wave, not bad on peak S2-S3. Again best in ECSS LSB. Probably hop going long.
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0232 UTC by Yankee Charlie »
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Re: Radio True North 6940 AM 2330Z, Jan. 01, 2016
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2016, 0049 UTC »
Just a carrier at 0049z.
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Re: Radio True North 6940/4070 AM 2330Z, Jan. 01, 2016
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2016, 0213 UTC »
Moved to 4070 khz.  Thanks to whoever changed the subject.  Trying a lower frequency again.  Just for the fun of it.  Thanks for all your reports.

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« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0232 UTC by RadioTrueNorth »
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Re: Radio True North 6940/4070 AM 2330Z, Jan. 01, 2016
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2016, 0237 UTC »
Getting enough audio to hear an ID @ 0227.
0230 - "Land of the Living" by Milk, Inc.
0308 - "No Limit"
0314 - "Heart of Glass" by Blondie
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0315 UTC by refmo »
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Re: Radio True North 6940/4070 AM 2330Z, Jan. 01, 2016
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2016, 0438 UTC »
Last night on 4070 the signal came up to an S7-S9, then went down to around S6..
A little after that, I caught this SSTV. It was around s6 and then the signal came up a bit in the middle as you can see but it went back down again :(
Thanks RTN-man. 
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