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Offline Shortwave_America

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6.164.00 AM
« on: August 26, 2010, 0427 UTC »
11:25PM Chicago, Il (Central Time)

6.164.00Khz German broadcast with ID being given in German, ended with organ music. Signal varied from 20 over S9 to 40 over S9. Anyone know what station this is? It went off the air at exactly 11:26PM Central Time.

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Re: 6.164.00 AM
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2010, 0437 UTC »
« Last Edit: August 26, 2010, 0443 UTC by outhouse radio »

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Re: 6.164.00 AM
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2010, 0228 UTC »
Yeah, tried that. It didn't show me anything. I noticed this freq isn't even listed as a SWBC freq, so maybe a pirate? Or were the SWBC freqs expanded? I haven't heard of any changes other than to the 40 meter Amateur Band when they got the SWBC off of the 7175 to 7200 portion.
 

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Re: 6.164.00 AM
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2010, 1735 UTC »
And you are sure it was German, not Dutch?  Also, what kind of radio are you using and could you have the freq off by 1 kHz?  Depending on the radio it can sometimes be difficult to find the exact center freq of an AM signal, peaking the signal by ear will not always result in the true center freq.

Radio Nederland out of Bonaire in the Antilles broadcast on 6165 kHz in Dutch from 0400 to 0427 UTC, and that should have been 2300 to 2327 (1100 PM to 1127 PM) local for you.

The time is right, Dutch is pretty close to German to a person who does not speak the language, and the freq is about right.  So my bet is it was Radio Nederland.
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Re: 6.164.00 AM
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2010, 0721 UTC »
Yeah, I think you're right. I heard it a few times since then. I'm using a Kenwood TS570-D.
Radio Nederland it is!