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Author Topic: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016  (Read 4194 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« on: December 10, 2016, 0026 UTC »
Just signing on now, SIO 433.
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Re: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2016, 0027 UTC »
S5 to S6 - QSB

0027 - Hearing XFM intro, but hampered by fading
0041 - Hearing Red Hat talking, but difficult to make out
« Last Edit: December 10, 2016, 0041 UTC by ByteBORG »
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Re: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2016, 0028 UTC »
Here also at 0027 UTC with XFM intro music fading in and out of the noise....
0029 UTC OM with ID
0036 UTC Signal fading in and out of the noise but I some nice S3 peaks! "Everybody Knows"-Leonard Cohen
0039 UTC OM...."Ladies and Gentlemen"....some chat by Redhat...partial copy here but superb audio!
0046 UTC "Opened up the show with....."....
0048 UTC "Frontier Psychiatrist"-The Avalanches
0054 UTC Signal varying widely here...caught a bit of "Dreams"-Beck
0059 UTC Redhat chatting now, but not much on the copy....
0100 UTC Audio tones followed by some chat
0105 UTC "Rebel Yell"-Billy Idol  :)
0119 UTC "All This Love"-Debarge
0126 UTC "What You Won't Do For Love"-Bobby Caldwell
0204 UTC "Working For the Yankee Dollar"-Skids
0210 UTC "Eyes of a Stranger"-Payolas
0212 UTC "Showdown at Big Sky"-Robbie Robertson
0218 UTC "Lovers In a Dangerous Time"-Bruce Cockburn
0221 UTC Redhat with a live time check as "21 after", into "Heathens"-Twenty One Pilots

Thank you for the entertainment this cold Friday night Mr. Redhat!  8)
« Last Edit: December 10, 2016, 0247 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2016, 0030 UTC »
0030 You know that noise that sounds like a sandstorm or something? I'm getting that directly on this frequency.  >:( But I can hear Redhat underneath it.

UPDATE: noisy but solid copy. That sandstorm thing dissipated a long time ago and I've been enjoying things for the past hour or so.

0304 Faded almost completely away, but bits of music still audible.

Thanks for the show Redhat!
« Last Edit: December 10, 2016, 0306 UTC by MDK2 »
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« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2016, 0036 UTC »
0035 S9 - 20 over at times.  Some fading.  Great audio!  Everybody Knows by Leonard Cohen.  Hearing some computer beeps?

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Re: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2016, 0039 UTC »
S3 just above noise

0038 "Everybody Knows" ending, Red Hat with ID XFM.
0047 Shoutouts to HFU. Mostly out of the noise now, decent copy.
0053 ID into music, S7 peaks.
0100 "..tone...50% modulation...", tests by Red Hat? poor copy at the moment.
0104 ID with a "Merry Christmas" into Billy Idol.
0109 ID and UTC time. S5, noise.
0113 "Who's crying now"?
0124 "All This Love" ending, Red Hat With song IDs.
0141 C-Quam Stereo, ID into music.  some nice S8 peaks. A few good UTE blast.
0152 ID
0202 song by Tomah Hawk ending, ID.  Nice signal when it's out of the noise.
0206 ID and UTC Time by Red Hat into music.
0226 music in and out of noise.
0229 Red Hat into music.

Thanks RH!
« Last Edit: December 10, 2016, 0236 UTC by flexoman61 »
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Re: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2016, 0042 UTC »
XFM 6885 AM S5 in NY

0041: Hearing Redhat talking with I.D. reach us via XFMShortwave@gmail.com or by posting on HFUnderground
0047: Shoutout to several HFUnderground posters including myself

Video clip of broadcast: https://youtu.be/AMMLPyup2aA
« Last Edit: December 10, 2016, 0104 UTC by PirateSWL »
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Re: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2016, 0043 UTC »
00:41  Signal came up nicely last few minutes, now S6-7 with the usual superb audio. Good to hear you again Redhat!
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Re: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2016, 0043 UTC »
SIO 433

0040 - RH talking about conditions and boiling some noodles
0042 - The phone is working tonight
0105 - Rebel Yell - Billy Idol   Bit of fade out/in - still good though.


Thanks RH!
« Last Edit: December 10, 2016, 0108 UTC by Bones »
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Re: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« Reply #9 on: December 10, 2016, 0043 UTC »
0042- Redhat talking  S3-4
0045- saying hello to various listeners
0047- X-FM ID and slogan of "music to the power of X"
0104- X-FM ID and Xmas greetings into "Rebel Yell" Billy Idol
0110- Redhat talking about listening conditions tonight, getting some UTE QRM now
0111- shout outs to HFU listeners
0112- gave a phone number to call in but unable to copy
0122- "All This Love" DeBarge
0128- "What You Won't Do For Love" Bobby Caldwell
0133- signal has faded out here
0142- fading back in with music
0144- "We've Got The Funk"
0147- X-FM ID
0149- "Rolling In The Deep" Adele  S4-5 signal now
0152- ID and live time check
0157- rock tune OM vocals
0202- ID and rundown of songs played
0211- X-FM ID
0222- song by Twenty One Pilots
0230- song by Fastball
0300- just a very weak carrier now

 Thanks for the show!  8)
« Last Edit: December 10, 2016, 0301 UTC by JoeFLIPS »

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Re: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« Reply #10 on: December 10, 2016, 0045 UTC »
Great signal ! S9+15

0043 - ID (Red Hat), "X-FM Shortwave -  the power of X"
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Re: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« Reply #11 on: December 10, 2016, 0047 UTC »
S5-S6, Redhat monologue right now at 0046z with Leonard Cohen remembrance.  Great to hear you again!

A couple of nice peaks in the 0200 UTC hour:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQ8pEUfFsO4

Thanks for the show sir!
« Last Edit: December 10, 2016, 1854 UTC by Kilokat7 »
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Re: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2016, 0102 UTC »
 Hearing a tone test of Red Hat on 6885am here in cold Western South Carolina 10 plus 9 over tonight!!! Heard at 01:00UTC Looking forward to some music!  Rebel Yell by Billy Idol at 01:04UTC Who's crying now by Journey.Booby Caldwell What you wont do for love at 01:24UTC! There is definite interference tonight like some type of electrical pulsing in the signal!!!  Red Hot Chili Peppers on at 01:35UTC. Signal drop completely here at 01:40UTC as you were about to play a song! It is gone that is the signal!! Signal has come back up here at 02:15utc with nothing for the past 25 minutes really weird tonight! Hearing Robbie Robertson now 02:17UTC one of my favorites! Lovers in a Dangerous Time by Bruce Cockburn! By the way he is from Canada! Signal has gotten better in the last 20 minutes or so!! Hearing some new music tonight from the 90's! Signal is 20 over 9 now! Things can change in a hurry as the signal has drop back to S7 now and there is disturbance too. I am going to say good night Red Hat good to hear you again and thanks for all of your dedication!!




« Last Edit: December 10, 2016, 0308 UTC by slowtrain »
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Re: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2016, 0108 UTC »
tuned in during a modulation demo


then into Billy Idol @ 1:06


God signal into central Ohio tonight

a solid S9 here
« Last Edit: December 10, 2016, 0110 UTC by olddxer »
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Re: XFM 6885 AM 0025 UTC 10 Dec 2016
« Reply #14 on: December 10, 2016, 0111 UTC »
Tuned in at 0107utc, fair/poor sig with static, heavy metal tune, fade during ID then heard "nine minutes past one o clock", RF-4900 and dipole.
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