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Author Topic: UNID 6880 AM 1257 UTC 25 Oct 2017  (Read 1766 times)

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UNID 6880 AM 1257 UTC 25 Oct 2017
« on: October 25, 2017, 1258 UTC »
1257 Traces of music. SIO 111.
1424 SIO 444 now.
« Last Edit: October 25, 2017, 1424 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: UNID 6880 AM 1257 UTC 25 Oct 2017
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2017, 1342 UTC »
UNID pirate station
6880 kHz AM 6.880 MHz 6.88 MHz
AM mode
wide band AM modulation 10-12 kHz broadcast quality audio.  S7 signal at tune-in with some minor fades


1340 UTC - Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
1341 UTC - The Doors - Break On Through (To The Other Side)
1352 UTC - Santana track, signal now peaking at S9 (fades down to S7 or so, but still sounding great)
1353 UTC - Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man
1403 UTC - very short clip of a rock song, then some dead air/unmodulated carrier
1404 UTC - sweep tones, test tones
1405 UTC - The Troggs - Wild Thing (version)
1406 UTC - 12 kHz wide signal now, broadcast quality armchair copy - thanks for the daytime show!
1409 UTC - REO Speedwagon - Take It On The Run
1423 UTC - The Beatles - Come Together
1430 UTC - continued music, broadcast quality copy, opened AM passband up to 11 kHz and it sounds great
1434 UTC - XFM C-QUAM ID with synth voice (likely a relay of XFM show!)
1441 UTC - "This is XFM...music to the power of X" - XFM ID with background sound effects
1442 UTC - "you're in tune with XFM, the station that pops up between the cracks from time to time"
1634 UTC - checked frequency again, still coming in very nicely SIO 444, SIO 555 on peaks great copy
« Last Edit: October 25, 2017, 1634 UTC by R4002 »
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Re: UNID 6880 AM 1257 UTC 25 Oct 2017
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2017, 1500 UTC »
1458 UTC - Signal in WNY is S7-S9 some fading, when peaking S9 audio is excellent. Broadcasting past  X-FM show.
2157 UTC - The One I Love / R.E.M., signal is S7, audio is good.
« Last Edit: October 25, 2017, 2158 UTC by Traveling Wave »
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Re: UNID 6880 AM 1257 UTC 25 Oct 2017
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2017, 1506 UTC »
1504-S9 on NE PA rcvr. Some rapid fading.
1506-XFM id.

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Re: UNID 6880 AM 1257 UTC 25 Oct 2017
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2017, 1715 UTC »
Very nice signal & audio with X-FM relay. Thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: October 25, 2017, 1719 UTC by Andrew Yoder »
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Re: UNID 6880 AM 1257 UTC 25 Oct 2017
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2017, 1832 UTC »
Stunningly good reception, sounds like it is coming from next door.

1830z Unid R&B - Fats Domino
1833z OM introducing Fats Domino into "Blueberry Hill"
1840z "Oye Como Va" Santana
1848z "End of the Line" Traveling Wilburys
1858z "Going Up to the Country" Canned Heat
1911z "And I Love Her" Beatles
1913z "Landslide" Fleetwood Mac
1921z "The Wall" Pink Floyd  (This was our Graduate School Program Song at Penn State - sung loudly at the Rathskeller)
1928z "Let it Be" Beatles
1944z "Piece of My Heart" Janis Joplin

Thanks for the program!
« Last Edit: October 25, 2017, 1948 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: UNID 6880 AM 1257 UTC 25 Oct 2017
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2017, 1959 UTC »
1958 Procol Harum / whiter Shade of pale
2000 The Beatles / goodbye Ruby Tuesday
2003 The Byrds/ hey Mr tambourine man
2005 Cream / sunshine of your love
2046 The Psychedelic Furs/ love my way

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« Last Edit: October 25, 2017, 2057 UTC by Davep »
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