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Author Topic: X-FM 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018  (Read 3211 times)

Offline MDK2

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X-FM 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« on: March 04, 2018, 0304 UTC »
0302 "Everybody Knows" Leonard Cohen, S7 signal in Denver. Thanks for the show!
0304 OM voice, sounds like Redhat, "It has been entirely too long... Recorded on Feb 24 2018..." "It has been about a year"
0307 still speaking, "It has been almost a year and four months."
0309 still speaking, X-FM ID
0310 "Weird Science" Oingo Boingo
0316 X-FM ID, music from The War On Drugs (that's the band name), song called "Pain"
0321 Redhat on the mic, talking about various audio problems. Something squealing in his left channel. Live from Memorex. Email, HFU, Free Radio Cafe reports welcome.
0324 Megadeth "In My Darkest Hour"
0331 "There there, we know the other rock stations suck. X-FM" into "Latchkey Kids" Silversun Pickups
0334 X-FM ID
0335 "Less Than" Nine Inch Nails
0338 Redhat on the mic, email address, says he's probably sitting in the middle of a cornfield with headphones.
0340 talking about all the things he's been working on for his transmissions
0342 "Wrapped Around Your Finger" The Police
0346 "The music sounds best on X-M shortwave"
0347 "You Belong To Me" Carly Simon
0350 X-FM ID into "Walking Back To Waterloo" Bee Gees
      0354 cut out for about 10 seconds
0354 Redhat "If you had told me that was the Bee Gees, I would have called you a liar. ... from before disco kicked everyone in the ass." "Coming to you live from a thumb drive plugged into a computer.... mobile station going through a refurb..." "Getting close to the end of the program."
0356 "Criminals" MS MR
0400 X-FM ID (crows cawing) into "Don't Stop The Dance" Bryan Ferry
0404 X-FM ID into "Bottom of the Deep Blue Sea" Missio
0408 Redhat saying it's the end of the show, "the end of the transmitter test." Email given.
0410 "Thanks for tuning in." into "Family" Revis. Redhat came on "live and in the flesh." Concentrate on something more fun. Gave the time (0411) which confirms he's live. 500 watts of power!
0412 "Love Song" 311 (Cure cover)
0415 Redhat never tires of hearing "Love Song." Couple more songs coming up
0416 "My Favorite Mistake" Sheryl Crow
0419 X-FM ID
0420 Redhat on the mic... HFU shoutouts. "Madder Red" Yeasayer
0423 Redhat on the mic.
0424 "The Undertaker (Vagina Mix)" Pucifer
0427 Reports of a jammer on 4065 USB, Redhat recommends recreational drugs, maybe Drano. (FWIW, I can't detect this at all.) ... Transmitter was built over the past year, 500 W power, maybe 2 kW PEP (I think that's what he said). More technical details. Something about Outhouse radio (signal was starting to fade out a bit). Shoutout to me and others on HFU with some responses to what we wrote. (Anytime!) Song recaps. Two songs left, then they have to go. Email given.
0436 "Why" Stabbing Westward
0442 X-FM ID into unidentified and unshazamable track. (Turned out to be "Thank You" but I didn't catch the artist name.)
0447 Redhat with song ID. "Time for us to go... Had a real good time tonight. Thanks for being out there." HFU shoutouts.
0450 "Look Right Through Me" Revis
0451 Redhat back on. "It's been a long, long time, friends." One last track
0452 "A Long Slow Goodbye" Queens of the Stone Age
0457 OFF

Thanks for the show Redhat!!  ;D

video of reception at 0340: https://youtu.be/-OVGNgmQHnc
« Last Edit: March 04, 2018, 0457 UTC by MDK2 »
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X-FM 4070 AM 0304 UTC 4 March 2018
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2018, 0304 UTC »
0304 UTC Hearing music in the noise
0305 UTC OM talking now..."things have been in the works"...sounds like redhat!
0307 UTC Welcome reports from the HF Underground....
0310 UTC "X-FM....to the power of X", into "Weird Science"-Oingo Boingo
(Signal with S7 peaks above an S5 noise floor with moderate to deep fades and very nice sounding audio!)
0316 UTC "Pain"-The War On Drugs
0322 UTC Redhat chatting....tough copy with the noise here....music to the power of X....
0324 UTC email addy, into "In My Darkest Hour"-Megadeth
0331 UTC ID, into "Latchkey Kids"-Silversun Pickups
0335 UTC OM, into "Less Than"-Nine Inch Nails
0339 UTC OM chat....email addy....giving rundown of songs played
0343 UTC "Wrapped Around Your Finger"-Police
0347 UTC "You Belong To Me"-Carly Simon
0352 UTC "Walking Back to Waterloo"-Bee Gees
0355 UTC OM chat...,into "Criminals"-MS MR
0400 UTC Crow calls, into "Don't Stop the Dance"-Bryan Ferry
0405 UTC "Bottom of the Deep Blue Sea"-Missio
(Signal is about the same here as before....fading in and out of the noise with excellent audio)
0409 UTC OM chat....tough copy on the talking here...email addy and ID...mention of reports and QSL
0412 UTC "Love Song"-311
0415 UTC OM with live time check as 0415! I guess the Memorex ran out!
0418 UTC Sombody on 4065 USB now
It's QRMing 4070 quite a bit...in the passband
I can still hear you redhat using USB, but not very good
0422 UTC 4065 USB gone
Struggling to stay awake, so a good time to hit the sack....THANKS FOR THE SHOW AND GOOD TO HAVE YOU BACK!  8)
Great hearing you again X-FM! It has been a long time!  :)
« Last Edit: March 04, 2018, 0425 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: UNID 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2018, 0305 UTC »
S9 + here
S8  now with static crash talk about nin and war on drugs
0309 - Weird Science Oingo Boingo S8
S9 + fades
0316 Pain - War on Drugs
Bit of static fades but sounding good now
0324 - In My Darkness Hour - Megadeth S9
0331 - Latchkey Kids - Silversun Pickups S9+10
0335 - Less Than - NIN
Great show!
0348 - You Belong To Me - Carly Simon
0403 - Don't Stop The Dance - Bryan Ferry
0405 - Bottom Of The Deep Blue - Missio
Even getting a decent signal on my tecsun portable
Live now
0416 - My Favorite Mistake - Sheryl Crow
0420 - shoutouts!
« Last Edit: March 04, 2018, 0422 UTC by Helicaster »
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Re: UNID 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2018, 0308 UTC »
S8-S9+ into West Michigan, great to hear you again on the air.  Welcome back :-)

0411z: Redhat with live talk and time check.

Off-air recording of entire show, as it sounded here:

4070_kHz_X-FM_0258-0457_UTC_04MR18.mp3
« Last Edit: March 04, 2018, 2127 UTC by Kilokat7 »
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Re: X-FM 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2018, 0308 UTC »
03:06 UTC   S3-S5  X-FM id Redhat talking  just above the noise at my QTH good audio on peaks
03:09 UTC   Oingo Boingo "Weird Science"
03:18 UTC   The War On Drugs "Pain"
03:25 UTC   Megadeath
03:33 UTC   Silversun Pickups  "LatchKey Kids"
03:43 UTC   Police "Wrapped around your finger"
03:57 UTC   Ms MR  "Criminals"
04:02 UTC   Roxy Music  "Don't Stop the Dance"
04:33 UTC   Redhat shoutout to HFU    Thanks for the kind words.

Welcome Back Redhat  and the new X-FM Blowtorch..   Great Audio..  Excellent job. 
« Last Edit: March 04, 2018, 0433 UTC by Azimuth Coordinator »
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Re: UNID 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2018, 0309 UTC »
X-FM, 4070 AM, 0301, 3.4.18.  Leonard Cohen "Everybody knows," Redhat talking about not being live because he is field testing equipment and playing a recorded program. 

S8-9.  Great signal!
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Re: X-FM 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2018, 0309 UTC »
S7 or so in the Mojave Desert of California.  For Memmorex it sounds pretty good ;)

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Re: X-FM 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2018, 0314 UTC »
Catching X-FM here also just above some serious RFI noise level getting here this evening. Signal is a S9 but noise is a S8. Really tough catch. Redhat chatting at 0306 and talking about being gone too long and post on HFU. THanks Redhat even though it really sucks here. :-\

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Re: X-FM 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2018, 0324 UTC »
Pretty good signal here, but the noise levels are high . . . maybe modulation a bit low, too? Said live from Memorex test broadcast. Great to hear back on the air! Said show is from late Feb. 2018
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Re: X-FM 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2018, 0351 UTC »
Lots of noise here and faded out, really started to hear you when the heavy metal kicked in. S7 when I could hear you, and fully legible, as usual, with some of the best AM audio quality in the biz. ;) Thanks for the broadcast!
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Re: X-FM 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2018, 0359 UTC »
Copying on a kiwisdr in the mojave dessert.

s7 with drops to s5 and below. noise is low.

http://tokenradio.proxy.kiwisdr.com:8073/?f=4069.99amz10
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Re: X-FM 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2018, 0404 UTC »
S7 with some RFI in Nebraska, S9 on SDRs farther west. Very nice audio.

0431 - Live time checks and listener mentions. Hi!
0436 - Stabbing Westward song.
0452 - Queens of The Stone Age
0457 - TX off
« Last Edit: March 04, 2018, 0503 UTC by KaySeeks »
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Re: X-FM 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2018, 0423 UTC »
4:19  Nice to hear XFM again. A good S-8 here on the full size inverted L for 80 and 160 fed together.  Have to listen USB as there is LOTS of QRM on the LSB from another station. 

4:25 QRM gone

4:55 Good night XFM, you are the best produced pirate station on the air! 
« Last Edit: March 04, 2018, 0459 UTC by MrMomB »
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Re: X-FM 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2018, 0445 UTC »
S7 into AL on the 1100' loop with some qrn.  Thanks for the show!
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Re: X-FM 4070 AM 0302 UTC 04 MAR 2018
« Reply #14 on: March 04, 2018, 0447 UTC »
thanks for the shout out.good to hear you again.

no qsl needed. hearing you is good enough .