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Author Topic: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16  (Read 4461 times)

Offline Markokpik

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X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« on: January 17, 2016, 0139 UTC »
0137 - "This is radio station X-FM.  Please stand by."
0144 s/on with music
0150 Redhat with ID, talk about the program tonight of new music, cold and stormy weather, shout out to listeners on HFU, Free Radio Cafe and FRN, many ID's, welcoming reports.

Started out about S6 and noisy.  Now (0200 with TC), S9.

Thanks for the show Redhat!
« Last Edit: January 17, 2016, 0200 UTC by Markokpik »
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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2016, 0144 UTC »
  XFM: 0141 Z 6875 AM, just IDed, LOUD here S9  :o, 0145 Z Leonard Cohen "Everybody Knows", ID and "Its Cold Here" tx about weather, 0157 Z Nothing But Thieves "Trip Switch", 0159 Z The Police "The Beds To Big Without You", 0207 Z The Romantics "Taking In Your Sleep", 0212 Z 311 "Love Song", 0215 Z Depeche Mode "Never Let Me Down". 0220 Z David Bowie "Im Afraid Of Americans", 0225 Z Genesis "Tonight Tonight Tonight". 0414 Z Fleetwood Mac "Dreams". Signing off with David Bowie "Heroes" at 0444 Z. Off at 0451 Z. Lots of IDs and UTC time checks. Still S9+ at 0415 Z and peaking S9+5. No Interference!!! Great audio against slight to moderate QSB. SINPO: 4+,5,4,3,4+. Nice :)
« Last Edit: January 17, 2016, 1347 UTC by Yankee Charlie »
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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2016, 0154 UTC »
S9, some fade

0153 OM ID XFM w/email  xfmshortwave@gmail.com
0157 "Trip Switch"
0159 ID XFM into Reggae
0206 OM "...occasional utility blast.." email addy into "Talking in your sleep"   sig fighting the noise
0226 "The music sounds best on XFM" into Genesis
0258 The B-52s playing
0259 ID XFM  the power of x
0305 ID into tune "...Perfect skin..."      sounds like storms somewhere
0308 Goof song "..computers don't lie..."
0312 ID, "music by request with some country and western"
0314 "The music sounds best on XFM" into "Pusher man"
0319 ID XFM shortwave, Shoutouts to HFU
0324 RH talking, email addy.                sig S9+ with heavy static crashes here
0329 into tune
0335 "...She's got the look..."
0341 ID
0344 "The music sounds best on XFM"
0350 RH giving shoutouts amidst the static crashes
0358 "Godzilla"
0405 ID, "...Like you had a choice...5 minutes after 4..."

Great show Redhat!


« Last Edit: January 17, 2016, 0407 UTC by flexoman61 »
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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2016, 0201 UTC »
0200 DJ redhat with ID, T/c.  Solid S9 w/ a lot of QSB
0207 "Talking In Your Sleep"
0221 "I'm Afraid of Americans"
0230 peaking now to S9+30 during Genesis - "Tonight"
0235 playing some Dead Kennedys by request
0245 "Black Velvet"
0255 B52's - "Planet Claire"

Thanks for the show, redhat!
« Last Edit: January 17, 2016, 0256 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2016, 0203 UTC »
About an SIO 333 444 at 0203z. Great to hear XFM again.

You were asking how this frequency is working vs 6975 or so: The SDR waterfall is showing strong radar around 6955 to 6975, so 6875 was probably a good choice.
« Last Edit: January 17, 2016, 0208 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2016, 0206 UTC »
I seem to be in a large propagational hole here...all I've been able to hear is a weak carrier since sign on.  :( This is unusual for me here with X-FM
0235 UTC Finally, I have some weak audio! Heard OM talking, then into a punk rock tune the boys in the chat say is by the Dead Kennedy's
0325 UTC Signal is starting to peak at S4 during fade ins now :) Redhat talking at 0326 UTC "Music to the Power of X"...rundown of songs played...somewhere under the stars...into another request"
0329 UTC Live TC and email addy and reports to HFU, FRC, and FRN.
« Last Edit: January 17, 2016, 0330 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2016, 0206 UTC »
Tough copy tonight, just level with the noise floor (high) tonight
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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2016, 0207 UTC »
0205 Pretty good at peaks with slow deep fades.. ID, TC, chatter, thanks for the tunes!
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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2016, 0214 UTC »
Very nice signal as usual to SW Michigan.  Some fading but solid S9.  Thanks for the music!

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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2016, 0215 UTC »
Hearing one of my favorites tonight X-FM signal here is good as I listen to some of the music that I have not heard in awhile! Always very professional with ID at 02:12UTC! Good to hear you tonight some fading here tho in South Carolina! Signal here S9+10 tonight! Hearing now David Bowie! Genesis with "Tonight Tonight Tonight" good signal now with S9+20! Dead Kennedys with a request! U2 Where the streets have no name and Black Velvet now at 02:43UTC! Signal here is still great here S9 +15! Signal continues to work well tonight thank you for the show!!
 Signal has been great tonight the signal is beginning to come apart enjoy the music!!!


« Last Edit: January 17, 2016, 0443 UTC by slowtrain »
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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2016, 0216 UTC »
Ionosphere is a cold bitch tonight....
0214z just hear you here, just by a barnacle shell...
0216z C-QUAM ID....
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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2016, 0219 UTC »
Absolutely no hint of XFM tonight at my location in eastern Nebraska @ 0207.
Can't even hear any hint of a carrier.
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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2016, 0223 UTC »
REDHAT

20 over on peaks here on signal, crazy conditions tonight.

Thanks for doing some Davie Bowie tonight.

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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2016, 0228 UTC »
S9+10 booming in with some excellent tunes. Thanks for the show.
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Re: X-FM, 6875 AM, 0137, 1.17.16
« Reply #14 on: January 17, 2016, 0228 UTC »
S3 to S5 - strange condx tonight

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