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Author Topic: Radio Free Whatever, 6940 USB, 0042 UTC, 06 November 2016  (Read 2750 times)

Offline MDK2

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Radio Free Whatever, 6940 USB, 0042 UTC, 06 November 2016
« on: November 06, 2016, 0043 UTC »
0042 "Rockin' into the Night" 38 Special (SIO 242, nice lack of noise)
0045 cut off mid-song, off for half a minute, into USSR national anthem
0048 DJ Dick Weed on the mic
0052 "Make America Great Again" Pussy Riot
0054 "Telepathic Lover" Crocodiles
0057 "Fiend" Sam Roberts Band (with QRM from radar)
0102 DJ Dick Weed on the mic
0103 new song, but noise rising and signal fading
0106 RFW ID into "Great Pile of Nothing" Mozes and the Firstborn
0110 DJ Dick Weed on the mic
0111 "Trampoline" Kero Kero Bonito
0115 Dick Weed back on the mic
0116 "Press Rewind" Kaiser Chiefs
0121 "Justine, Misery Queen" Honeyblood (sudden increase in signal, still fading but much more audible)
0125 "Can't Let Go, Juno" Kishi Bashi
0130 "Orchids" The Shacks
0133 Dick Weed on the mic
0134 "Way to Go" Empire of the Sun
0137 new song? Hard to tell, signal has faded deep again
0143 nothing heard at all for five minutes
0152 Dick Weed's voice heard for about a second

At 0055 signal is subject to deep fades but nice peaks. More noise than at the beginning of the show.
0111 signal trying to make a comeback, but still fading a bit
Reception at 0123z: https://youtu.be/4-UwoJJ0ld0
« Last Edit: November 06, 2016, 0153 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: UNID, 6940 USB, 0042 UTC, 06 November 2016
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2016, 0045 UTC »
S3 and fair copy @ 0044 with "Rocking Into the Night" by 38 Special.
0047 - Russian NA, then faintly hearing DJ Dick Weed.
0103 - ID and back to music.  S3 with fades.  Occasional quick peaks to S6 but mostly S3.
« Last Edit: November 06, 2016, 0104 UTC by refmo »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever, 6940 USB, 0042 UTC, 06 November 2016
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2016, 0052 UTC »
Very poor conditions tonight, barely audible here with SIO of 111
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Re: Radio Free Whatever, 6940 USB, 0042 UTC, 06 November 2016
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2016, 0053 UTC »
Nothing here.
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Re: Radio Free Whatever, 6940 USB, 0042 UTC, 06 November 2016
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2016, 0057 UTC »
Just above the noise floor here
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Re: Radio Free Whatever, 6940 USB, 0042 UTC, 06 November 2016
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2016, 0059 UTC »
Mostly buried in the noise here since 0049 UTC...bits and pieces of audio rising up briefly at best. Prop sucks this evening >:(
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Re: Radio Free Whatever, 6940 USB, 0042 UTC, 06 November 2016
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2016, 0104 UTC »
S2 signal with considerable fading into San Jose, california tonight at 01:00 utc. Thanks for the show!
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Re: Radio Free Whatever, 6940 USB, 0042 UTC, 06 November 2016
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2016, 0107 UTC »
Bad propagation tonight.

0106 - No joy tonight Comrade. Just brief lines on the waterfall
          and indistinguishable bits of audio.
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Re: Radio Free Whatever, 6940 USB, 0042 UTC, 06 November 2016
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2016, 1722 UTC »
About an SIO 222 on the SDR recording.
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