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Author Topic: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018  (Read 5931 times)

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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #30 on: May 20, 2018, 0201 UTC »
0201 Just getting back in, decent signal here in Denver. Thanks for the show!
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #31 on: May 20, 2018, 0208 UTC »
Thanks for all the relays tonight
We have been enjoying them and they are just sounding better each minute

Thanks!
you are welcome.
perhaps in the future, i will get more produced shows from HFU members, OP's and others as well.
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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #32 on: May 20, 2018, 0218 UTC »
S8 here in N. Alabama at 0200 w/ lots of UNID music, station ID by man w/ "r-o-c-k" in the name.  0212 UTC - All For Love" by Rod Stewart/Sting/Bryan Adams, "If You Don't Know Me By Now" by Simply Red.  "Big Yellow Taxi" by Joni Mitchell at 0220, followed by "Both Sides Now" by Judy Collins.  Acoustic guitar cover of Elton's "Tiny Dancer" by UNID male vocalist at 0226.  Bluegrass cover of GNR's "Sweet Child of MIne" by Thunder and Rain at 0234. Music audio very good, announcement/ID was not as strong.  Could not copy.

PSE QSL to below.

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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #33 on: May 20, 2018, 0755 UTC »
Which Free Radio station is this that I heard on 6880 kHz on 20 May between 02.00 and 02.30 utc. Please listen on te link for a short mp3 recording .What is the e-mail address of that station I heard?

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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #34 on: May 20, 2018, 0815 UTC »
Sounds like radio free rocket, radiofreerocket@aol.com.  I believe this was one of Relay Station's relays tonight.  Send in a report and see what you get.

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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #35 on: May 20, 2018, 1904 UTC »
special thanks to member "ulx2" from Ukraine - surprisingly able to hear something on the lines of at least minimal from such a great distance especially for AM.
i am really curious to know the details of your reception station ulx2 - the distance of transmission is from the eastern seeaboard of the USA to you at 500 watts RMS.

You are welcome! The signal has been received in Kyiv with only Degen DE-1103 pocket receiver and 10 meters of external random wire as antenna. Initially it was quite weak, but became stronger later. However local QRM-noise made the copy difficult. I hope to receive your signal in park, where is less QRM, next time.

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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #36 on: May 20, 2018, 1921 UTC »
special thanks to member "ulx2" from Ukraine - surprisingly able to hear something on the lines of at least minimal from such a great distance especially for AM.
i am really curious to know the details of your reception station ulx2 - the distance of transmission is from the eastern seeaboard of the USA to you at 500 watts RMS.

You are welcome! The signal has been received in Kyiv with only Degen DE-1103 pocket receiver and 10 meters of external random wire as antenna. Initially it was quite weak, but became stronger later. However local QRM-noise made the copy difficult. I hope to receive your signal in park, where is less QRM, next time.

Thank you for the transmission!
thank you for the long distance report !
i believe the conditions of the band had a large play in how far the signal traversed since i was monitoring myself on a remote SDR in Ireland up to S5 but that is not surprising.
the operator at 6945Khz AM who had very good sound quality was also showing a trace carrier on the waterfall spectrum on the Ireland SDR as well.
im also an avid hobbyist listener as well as an operator.
the antenna i use for transmitting is nothing special, its a 14GA twisted copper horizontal counterpoise full wave dipole about 50FT from the ground with a measured total length for 6880Khz , its main direction of RF is east and west.

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Re: The Relay Station 6880 AM 2257 UTC 19 May 2018
« Reply #37 on: May 21, 2018, 0953 UTC »
A variation on the evil Double Extended Zepp, eh? You're heading down a dark tangled path, my friend.

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