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Author Topic: Charleston R. Int'l 5140 AM 1823 UTC 08 May 2018  (Read 1426 times)

Online Ray Lalleu

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Charleston R. Int'l 5140 AM 1823 UTC 08 May 2018
« on: May 08, 2018, 1829 UTC »
1823 ID, "Lili Marlene"
1827 ID, "Julia"? (retro singer)
1841 jazz, ca 1930
« Last Edit: May 08, 2018, 1842 UTC by Ray Lalleu »
D/E/F/G/It/Sp : Dutch/English/French/German/Italian/Spanish
+/- : about 0.02 offset, ++/-- 0.03/0.04 offset
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Offline The Ether Hacker

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Re: Charleston R. Int'l 5140 AM 1823 UTC 08 May 2018
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2018, 1949 UTC »
Charleston Radio is back after a few days of silence

1945 - 1930s music
1946 - German announcer from 1930s (Signal S 6 at peaks with lots of fading and thunder SINPO 35322)

1958 - Putting on the Ritz (Signal S 7 at peaks with fading SINPO 45333)
2000 - ID Charleston Radio International
2001 - "It's great to be in love" - Signal S8 at peaks
2005 - German song 1930s "Es wahr ein Madchen"
2021 - "This is Orson Wells speaking from London"- Big Ben chimes
2053 - George Formby - My little bit of Blackpool Rock song
2054 - Station ID
« Last Edit: May 08, 2018, 2054 UTC by The Ether Hacker »
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RX: Kenwood R-2000
QTH: Northern England

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Re: Charleston R. Int'l 5140 AM 1823 UTC 08 May 2018
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2018, 2003 UTC »
Good reception in Italy. SINPO 34333. Big Band music from 1930s and 1940s. Frequency is 5139.99 KHz.

2001 UTC - computerized ID in English and into more music.
2005 UTC - music with German vocalist and bird chirps in background.
2007 UTC - "A barrel of fun starring Charley Ruggles". Bits of the US TV program "Gunsmoke" and other random things.
2016 UTC - "There's more music on the big sound of Charleston."
2019 UTC - Computerized ID, "Charleston Radio International . We're transmitting on (faded down) kilocycles." Signal is improving.
2024 UTC - IDs and little bits of music and US commercial adverts from the 1940s. Signal is great right now. SINPO 55444. I suspect that this is NVIS propagation given the foF2 and the signal quality right now.
2042 UTC - Music has been continuing. When I hear the announcer say "Hier ist de ( ? )sender Berlin. Hier ist de ( ? )sender Berlin." the audio gets cut off for 30 sec then a new song resumes with German female vocalist.
2111 UTC - Computerized ID in English.
2125 UTC - German vocal music. Signal is still good but starting to experience much more fading now that the foF2 is falling in central Europe.
2139 UTC - Signal is nearly gone. SINPO 14411. foF2 is < 4.7 MHz in central Europe.
« Last Edit: May 08, 2018, 2141 UTC by KaySeeks »
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Re: Charleston R. Int'l 5140 AM 1823 UTC 08 May 2018
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2018, 2049 UTC »
20.36 UTC Chardash by Monti
2040 old dance music
2043 short break modulation
2046 old Columbia music show
S7 N Poland
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