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Author Topic: Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017  (Read 3789 times)

Offline PirateSWL

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Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« on: October 29, 2017, 2157 UTC »
Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB peaking S9+20 in NY

2157: On the air with DJ Kool "Let Me Clear My Throat"
2201: DJ Jamal on the air, so glad people are out there listening to me
2202: Abe M. Beats "3:45 A.M."
2203: DJ Jamal says "4 kHz Mother Fucker !" over the song
2205: This is DJ Dickweed and I want to be black for Halloween. Stavin says he should get a sex change and be a woman
2206: Hymne Sovietique
2208: Ministry "Every Day Is Halloween"
2215: Radio Free Whatever I.D. into Duran Duran "Night Boat"
2220: Dave Edmunds "The Creature From The Black Lagoon"
2223: DJ Dickweed with another I.D. (huge fade in signal from S9+ to S3 unfortunately)
2225: The Tragically Hip "I'm A Werewolf, Baby"
« Last Edit: October 29, 2017, 2225 UTC by PirateSWL »
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Re: UNID 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2017, 2159 UTC »
2158 UTC "Be Faithful"-Fatman Scoop featuring Crooklyn Clan per Shazam, then second time Shazam says "Let Me Clear My Throat"-DJ Kool
2201 UTC DJ Jamal....2 people listening to me right now.....shut the f**k up....bring you something funky....4 kilohertz wide motherf****r....on the HF bands
2205 UTC DJ Dickweed chatting
2208 UTC "Every Day is Halloween"-Ministry
2215 UTC RFW ID, into "Night Boat"-Duran Duran
2220 UTC "The Creature From the Black Lagoon"-Dave Edmunds
2223 UTC Dick Weed and then Stavin laughing hideously  ;D
2225 UTC "I'm A Werewolf, Baby"-Tragically Hip
2231 UTC "Broadcasting Live from Trump Tower" ID, into "Death At One's Elbow"-The Smiths
2234 UTC "Halloween"-Misfits
2235 UTC Dickweed and Stavin with run down of songs played....(Signal is going long now....  >:( )
Shoutouts to the HFU posters.....thanks!
2239 UTC Signal is deep in the noise....damn!

Thanks for the Halloween show comrades!  :)
« Last Edit: October 29, 2017, 2240 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: UNID 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2017, 2204 UTC »
2203 - 3:45 AM - Abe M Beats
S-8
2204 Dj Dickweed talking
2208 - Evey Day Is Halloween - Ministry
2215 - Night Boat - Duran Duran
2220 - The Creature From The Black Lagoon - Dave Edmunds
2236 - shoutouts
2249 - The Killing Moon - Echo And The Bunnymen
Still sounding great here!
2305 - Scarecrw People - XTC
2309 - Underground - Grouplove
2312 - Pretend We're Dead - L7
very strong signal still!
2319 - Black No 1 ( Little Miss Scare All ) - Type O Negative
2328 Thanks for the show still good here
signing off
« Last Edit: October 29, 2017, 2329 UTC by Helicaster »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2017, 2211 UTC »
S9+ @ 2210, "Every Day Is Halloween" Ministry
2217 - "Night Boat" Duran Duran [nice!]

2259 - still a solid S9, sounding great, "Ghost Town" The Specials
2314 - sudden fade to barely audible
Thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: October 29, 2017, 2318 UTC by refmo »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2017, 2211 UTC »
S9+10 in western Michigan.

Long time no hear!  Great to have you back!

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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2017, 2211 UTC »
Radio Free Whatever, 6950 USB, 2156, 10/29/17.  DJ Kool or Jamal with someone interrupting him ... turned out to be DJ Dick Weed wanting to be black for Halloween and Stafen interrupting.  Soviet NA, opening for RFW Halloween Spectacular early into "Halloween forever" music - "Halloween Forever" first song

S6 with good signal here.
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2017, 2213 UTC »
2212 Decent signal out west. Some local QRM of some sort making it hard to enjoy, but the signal itself is clear enough. Thanks for the show Comrades!

Hey Comrades, if you're taking requests, how about "Halloween" by The Dream Syndicate? Perfect for your show, IMO.

2224 DJ Dickweed and assistant Stavin on the mic
2232 "Halloween" Misfits
2239 "Halloween" The Dream Syndicate Thank you!!

    Comrades, I understand you did some shout outs right before The Dream Syndicate, so thank you. Unfortunately it's not very clear here. I could tell that you were playing my request but I can't clearly hear your banter when you're on live.

2250 "The Killing Moon" Echo & The Bunnymen
2252 "Halloween" Siouxsie & the Banshees
2256 "Ghost Town" The Specials

              Excellent program, comrades!

2316 signal improved, can make out what the Comrades are saying. :)

2329 Off
« Last Edit: October 29, 2017, 2330 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2017, 2215 UTC »
Just tuned in, SIO 333 at 2215z.
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2017, 2221 UTC »
S8 in Nebraska @ 2221z

HAHA, thanks!  :D
« Last Edit: October 29, 2017, 2237 UTC by autovon »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2017, 2228 UTC »
Ha, there's such a difference in tone between the mics(?) that Stavin's deep voice and Dick's somewhat more trebley sound, that it almost seems like they're using different transmitters. Excellent signal & nice to hear RFW again!
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #10 on: October 29, 2017, 2232 UTC »
Right about the noise floor here, since 2225 tune-in.
6960 USB - Thought I'd heard some SSTV there for a minute. (?)
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #11 on: October 29, 2017, 2242 UTC »
2241 Weak here but audible.

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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #12 on: October 29, 2017, 2249 UTC »
Radio Free Whatever RFW shortwave pirate station
6960 kHz 6.960 MHz
USB mode

"The Killing Moon" booming in at 2248 UTC.  S7 signal with some really deep fades but armchair copy on peaks.  Cranked passband up to 4.5 kHz for this track, sounding very good.  Nice wide SSB audio.  Thanks for the show!  At 2250, signal got much stronger.  Did you turn your amplifier on, Comrade?  valley girl YL with "whatever!" into "Halloween" by Siouxsie and the Banshees at 2253 UTC.  Slight decrease in signal strength but still sounding great nice and loud audio.  "Spooky" into at 2256 UTC.  Deep fade at 2257 UTC, then back up with the same sample from earlier.  Fades are either long and deep or very quick, interesting propagation conditions.  Less fades around 2300 UTC with DJ banter and Ramones track (as I type this...at 2303, signal dropped significantly...dammit!)


2259 UTC - DJ Dickweed and Comrade Stavin singing along,
2300 UTC - discussion regarding deep things and smoking too many cigarettes
2301 UTC - can't say where I am since I'm also a broadcaster too ;) but thanks for the shoutout and The Ramones!
2301 UTC - I'm listening on a remote receiver in Indiana right now due to storms in my local area (antenna is disconnected)
2303 UTC - another fade...of course its as I'm updating my log...then back up...minor QSB
2304 UTC - Ramones coming in nicely, changed bandwidth to 4.2 kHz, great transmitter, sounds like an AM station
2305 UTC - "whatever!" 
2311 UTC - still booming in with armchair copy, barely noticeable fading and very little noise
2312 UTC - L7 - Pretend That We're Dead
2313 UTC - minor utility data burst QRM
2315 UTC - same data burst as heard at 2313 UTC again
2316 UTC - DJ Dickweed and Comrade Stavin talking about 80s vs 90s
2317 UTC - maniacal laughter, more shoutouts to HFU posters
2318 UTC - talking over intro to Type O Negative track
2319 UTC - Type O Negative - Black No. 1 (Little Miss Scare All)
2320 UTC - very rapid fade down into the noise
2322 UTC - faint music heard now...can tell there's something there, data burst are becoming more frequent
2324 UTC - bits and pieces of music
2326 UTC - totally gone, band must have gone long...over the horizon radar bursts and ute data bursts are now all that's on freq
« Last Edit: October 29, 2017, 2326 UTC by R4002 »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #13 on: October 29, 2017, 2259 UTC »
S9+10 locally in the big Windy - nice!
consistent signal - minimal QSB

2253 - Halloween
2254 - Hearing Halloween Themed Show with some great tunes
2257 - reggae type Halloween tune - Ghost Town - The Specials
2300 - banter between DJ Dick Weed and low voiced Stavin... ...playlist given
2301 - Positive ID Given by DJ Dick Weed, into a Ramones tune...
« Last Edit: October 29, 2017, 2311 UTC by ByteBORG »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 6960 USB 2157 UTC 29 Oct 2017
« Reply #14 on: October 29, 2017, 2306 UTC »
Just made out "Ghost Town" by The Specials at 22:58z.
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