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Author Topic: XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016  (Read 3981 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016
« on: January 31, 2016, 0105 UTC »
Just signing on now. Very good here, S8. And no QRM nearby. Looking forward to the show!
Shout outs to listeners, now up to S9 at 0121z.
« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 0121 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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XFM, 6875 AM, 0104, 1.31.16
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2016, 0106 UTC »
XFM just signed on
0111 opening clips - including "nobody knows who he is!"
into music.

S8 with fades to S6
« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 0115 UTC by Markokpik »
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Re: XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2016, 0106 UTC »
0104 Just rolling it out @ S9+10
0111 "XFM is now on the air", "I don't hold with furniture that talks"
0118 I hear redhat talking, but sig is now at S3 and near the floor, but thanks for the shout!
0121 just a weak carrier

Hoping for that cat to bounce...
« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 0124 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: XFM, 6875 AM, 0104, 1.31.16
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2016, 0108 UTC »
Solid S9,with light fading

0108 UTC, Intro with Nooncat - Aquaerobics
0113 UTC, GugGus - Airwaves
0119 UTC, Redhat welcoming everyone,ID & email 
0120 UTC, Shout outs to HFU members


Via K2SDR

Thanks for the show X-FM / Redhat.
« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 0121 UTC by Oliver »
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Re: XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2016, 0108 UTC »
Here also with solid S7 signal with "This is radio station X-FM...Please Stand By" and ambient music IS at 0104 UTC sign on
0111 UTC "X-FM is now on the air"
0119 UTC Mentioned name of last song...new tune from album named "Mexico"...live TC...."bring you a slice from the alternative pie"
0121 UTC Thanks for the shoutout Redhat! And the QSL's also!
0125 UTC "Music to the power of X", into a song from 2010
0130 UTC Tune by Robbie Robertson-"Showdown at Big Sky" (by request from the west coast)
Signal is holding up fairly well here Redhat...S7 peaks with fades into the noise
0147 UTC "Pirate Radio" request for oly1959
0152 UTC Request going out to Central Ontario....the Motors
Signal is getting better now...up to S9 here in Western MA :)
0202 UTC "There there, we know the other stations suck" :D, followed by "Spirits In the Material World"-Police
0205 UTC Redhat is kinda tired today...maybe short program...equipment upgrade coming...
0212 UTC Signal is starting to drop...still at S6 though...
0217 UTC From 2006 and the album Writers Block "Peter Bjorn and John"?
0229 UTC "Red Skies At Night"-The Fixx (different mix)
0233 UTC "Ice Cream"
0238 UTC Thanks for the request Mr. Redhat! "Crown of Creation"-Jefferson Airplane and the late Paul Kantner 8)
0249 UTC I hear some crows cawing...hmmm
0253 UTC Getting ready to wrap up the dog and pony show :D
0257 UTC I'm getting some S9 peaks now! Must be getting all the signal...
0301 UTC "Title track to Everything You Want"-Vertical Stripes?
0310 UTC At peaks, you're S9+10 here now Redhat!
0325 UTC Shoutouts to everybody...thanks Redhat! Still sounding like a local FM station here! Yes...it's always about music! Good night to you also and have a couple of beers!
0327 UTC Song by Dead Mouse?
0334 UTC X-FM jingle and OFF

Thanks for a great show this evening! Always appreciated here :)
« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 0334 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2016, 0116 UTC »
Nice signal right now...

0151z It was great while it lasted... So dead, none of my antenna tricks work this time!!!

You started at s7!!!

Looks SWEET on my Fish Finder!!!
« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 0154 UTC by Rafman »
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Re: XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2016, 0116 UTC »
S9+ and audio getting wider, +/- 12 or 13 khz @ 0115 with "Airwaves" by GusGus.
Occasional fades down to S4, so hoping band holds up.

0120 - barely audible :(
« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 0120 UTC by refmo »
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Re: XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2016, 0117 UTC »
  0105 Z, 6875 AM, XFM just signing on several IDs, HFU Chat tip. S9 +10 no QRM, slight QSB, slight QRN. By 0120 Z took big signal drop S5 and moderate QSB, 0130 Z deep fades to zero copy. By 0200 Z S7, moderate QSB, sounds good. Played: Aquaerobics by Nooncat at 0108 Z, Showdown In Big Sky by Robbie Robertson at 0129 Z, Wolves by Big Wreck at 0209 Z, Nothing But Thieves by Trip Switch at 0226 Z, Red Sky by The Fix at 0229 Z. Off at 0334 Z.
« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 0335 UTC by Yankee Charlie »
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Re: XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2016, 0120 UTC »
55433 at 0119 along with IDs and email address.


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Re: XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016
« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2016, 0121 UTC »
Some QSB but peaking to S9. ID at 0119 and email addy. Overall nice signal.
Hi to Chris with an S8.
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Re: XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016
« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2016, 0121 UTC »
XFM booming in S9 to S9+20 at 0120 UTC on 6875 kHz AM with broadcast quality audio tonight.

Wavering between S7 and S9 now at 0125.  "Somewhere around here is the directory I'm looking for".  

"Broadcasting in C-QUAM Stereo from the United States to the World - this is X-FM Shortwave.  Music to the power of X!"

Some real nice audio frequency response.  Listening on the K2SDR with Sennheiser studio headphones - awesome bass and treble coverage RedHat!  Your signal sounds like you're next door.  

0129 - "The music sounds best...on XFM Shortwave"
« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 0130 UTC by R4002 »
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Re: XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016
« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2016, 0123 UTC »
Catching XFM here also on 6875 AM with a S8-9 and excellent audio but some fading involved with shouts to the HFU at 0121. Severe fadeout at 0126. How about the Pirate Radio tune I sent you some time back and also thanks for the awesome QSL's I received today! Rock on Redhat! Thanks for playing "Pirate Radio" even though never got a chance to hear due to the propagation gods not being very nice. :-\
« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 0205 UTC by oly1959 »

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Re: XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016
« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2016, 0130 UTC »
S8 fading to S6 here in AZ... ID and email at 024. Coming in strong, thanks for the show XFM!
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Re: XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016
« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2016, 0131 UTC »
X-FM sounding good in New Hampshire, S7-S9

0129z Robbie Robertson - Showdown at Big Sky
0309z Still good here, has kept that S7-S9 signal level for the whole show
« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 0311 UTC by DimBulb »
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Re: XFM 6875 AM 0104 UTC 31 Jan 2016
« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2016, 0139 UTC »
Thanks for shoutout to the AZ desert, RedHat! Signal getting better and better, S8 steady here and totally legible! I tip my glass of ale to you!
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