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Author Topic: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016  (Read 6097 times)

Offline refmo

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XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« on: January 02, 2016, 0135 UTC »
On with "Alpha Male" by Royksopp.
ID @ 0135.  S9 with light fades.
0144 - "AM Radio" by Everclear
0206 - still S9 with light fades.  "Desire" by Meg Myers.
0233 - steady conditions, still S9 with light fades.  "Dreams" by Beck.
0330 - you are definitely still getting out Redhat, S9 and maybe a little steadier with "Bassically" by Tei Shi
I've got the audio opened up to 4khz now, sounding good.
0417 - S9 and deeper fades, but still good copy.  "Moaning Lisa Smile" [ I like that title] by Wolf Alice
0437 - S8 with "Weight of Love" by The Black Keys

Thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0437 UTC by refmo »
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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2016, 0137 UTC »
  

  Om with XFM id at 0135 Z, " The Current Time Is 1:37 " by OM, at 0237 Z " Happy Idiot ", Crow caw at 0240 Z.
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« Last Edit: January 04, 2016, 1316 UTC by Yankee Charlie »
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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2016, 0137 UTC »
0135Z Peaking to S5 on the west coast. Robot voice says broadcast will begin in 5 minutes.
0137Z Human voice this time giving out the time in UTC.
0140Z Robot voice giving details that broadcast is in Motorola C-quam stereo and to utilize it if you have the capability.
0200Z or so...shoutouts to HFU posters including me...thanks...
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0206 UTC by BOR »

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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2016, 0137 UTC »
0137 XFM interval signal "broadcast will begin in 5 minutes"
0151 Talking about QSL's and reception reports (thanks for letting me qsl for hearing over globaltuners!)
0153 Email addres given
0213 back announce "chemical brothers - GO"; playing listener request from 2001
0228 ID, still hearing radar noise
0303 Calvin Harris feat HAIM - Pray To God (STILL RADAR UGGGH)
0304 ID, Talking about bollywood sountracks
0311 shoutouts, including my name! -- Thanks!!
0324 ID and email given
0403 ID and into foo fighters song

SIO 534 on Lexington, KY webradio
SIO 544 on Vero Beach, FL webradio (hopped over because the lex, ky radio only has low quality option)
     some very annoying Radar noise though

If you have an MP3 of the show (when it is done), Redhat, please hit me with it!
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0404 UTC by mb6 »
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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2016, 0138 UTC »
S7 tonight at times with an S6 noise level

0138 - XFM Interval Signal being heard
0144 - AM Radio - Everclear
0145 - OM with ID as: "XFM, Somewhere under the stars..."
0150 - OM welcomes Reception reports on HFU & FRC, also E Mail
          gives E Mail addy as: xfmshortwave@gmail.com
.......
0502 - carrier faded down and out - presumed QRT - S/Off

Thanks Red Hat for the Show, struggling against rotten conditions.
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 1320 UTC by ByteBORG »
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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2016, 0139 UTC »
Sign-on loop at 0137 UTC with live time check, S4-S5 S3-S4 right now (really hoping it picks up).  Thanks!
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0147 UTC by Kilokat7 »
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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2016, 0139 UTC »
XFM 6955 AM

"Current Time is 1:37 utc"   -  Around S6 - S7 here -- for now anyway...Crazy propagation conditions tonight...

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03:01 utc signal still up and down but a lot more great sounding peaks at S8.

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04:02 utc   Signal is still hanging in here - I just noticed that signal up to 10 / 11 meters are back on my wide band scope..

...

04:55 utc   Thanks to you as well X, Have a great new year......
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0457 UTC by Rockpicker »
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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2016, 0141 UTC »
About an SIO 333 here. Looking forward to the show!
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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2016, 0144 UTC »
0144- buried in the noise here
0150- OM talking but very tough copy tonight
0155- music
0220- rock tune
 Thanks for the show! Wish I could hear it better.
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0221 UTC by JoeFLIPS »
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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #9 on: January 02, 2016, 0144 UTC »
X-FM, 6955, 0140, 1.2.16.  "X-FM will begin in [?]" ... music starts at 0143.

Weak at peaks and fading.  

By 0150 only really audible at peaks.
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0158 UTC by Markokpik »
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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #10 on: January 02, 2016, 0145 UTC »
S7-9 with occasional deep fades tonight. But superb audio always makes it through. Thanks and Happy New Year Redhat!
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0147 UTC by Big Al »
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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #11 on: January 02, 2016, 0149 UTC »
Signal is in and out of the noise here since 0141 UTC tune in...
0148 UTC Signal is picking up a bit..Music to the power of X
0150 UTC Recap of 2015 songs..."Best of 2015"
0152 UTC More stickers printed up...give postal address with valid address
0154 UTC Song
0202 UTC OM talking about the previous tune...shoutouts to the HFU posters...thanks redhat!....somewhere's under the stars
0206 UTC Song by YL
(Signal is still varying widely here...in the noise to S6 peaks)
0209 UTC OM with "This is C-Quam"...9 minutes after 2 o'clock...into song by the Chemical Brothers from May of last year
0215 UTC OM with a request for prc74..."When the Bodies Hit the Floor"-Drowning Pool
0218 UTC Song that came out in October of last year
0229 UTC Mentioned thst sending audio clips is appreciated...
0232 UTC Live Time check as 32 minutes after (hmmm...my PC seems to be a minute ahead....)
0235 UTC (Just when I think the noise is winning the battle, the Power of X comes through again :))
0245 UTC Getting really tough on the copy now :(
0253 UTC redhat says crank this one up until the walls rattle
0315 UTC Signal jumped up a bit over the last few minutes! S7 peaks now
0318 UTC "The music sounds best on X-FM"
0322 UTC X-FM jingle, into a song by Modest Mouse
0336 UTC Some languid thumpage ;D
0347 UTC Song by Tame Impala

Time for Skippy to hit the sack....stayed up way too past the New Years witching hour last night listening to endearing comments from a synth voiced lady named "Robin" :D
Thanks for the 2015 Best of Show redhat! Happy New Year to you!
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0347 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #12 on: January 02, 2016, 0151 UTC »
OM talking, just barely audible above the noise at 01:51.

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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #13 on: January 02, 2016, 0153 UTC »
0152z - Intermission and ID. Comments about popular tracks for 2015.

Around S9 with some fades and atmospherics. Great audio quality. SINPO 44334.

Thanks for the broadcast, shoutout, and requested play. :)
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 0443 UTC by RobRich »
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Re: XFM 6955 AM 0133 UTC 02 Jan 2016
« Reply #14 on: January 02, 2016, 0159 UTC »
Running between 20 and 35dB over the noise floor here using Airspy+SpyVerter SDR and HyTower vertical antenna.   Good audio quality and not much fading.  Nice to hear on New Years day!

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