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Author Topic: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018  (Read 598 times)

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Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« on: October 30, 2018, 1532 UTC »
1532 Music now, SIO 111 or so. Had a carrier for a while, previously.
1557 Now SIO 444
1618 Now a Radio illuminati relay.

1901 SSTV

« Last Edit: October 30, 2018, 1903 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2018, 1602 UTC »
Relay Station pirate station 6880 kHz 6.880 MHz AM mode hi-fi broadcast quality AM

1600 UTC - tuned in remotely using Chris' SDR - the usual 18-20 kHz wide AM signal, S7 to S9 on peaks
1601 UTC - great broadcast quality AM audio - as usual - armchair copy
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Re: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2018, 1623 UTC »
Per Chris tip, Relay Station heard 6880 AM from about 1610 with music, Sucker's Prayer by Decemberists, then Comeback Kid by Sharon Van Etten, then switch to Radio Illuminati at about 1618 UTC.  Huge signal.

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Hope for eQSL from you guys here...thanks in advance..
« Last Edit: October 30, 2018, 1631 UTC by dxace1 »
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Re: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2018, 1638 UTC »
1637   S3-5 Huey Lewis and the news/ walking a thin line

2020 War of the Worlds.   Audio is good
2103 Orson Wells - " we didn't mean it"
2104 off

Thanks for WOTW this perfect fall evening TRS  , much enjoyed . Had it in the end on the Grunow 1067 for authenticity!
 Good stuff
« Last Edit: October 30, 2018, 2118 UTC by Davep »
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Re: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2018, 1705 UTC »
an issue i have to solve is the audio output buffer under-run every 3-5 minutes (heard as breaking up sound) - really annoys me but at least its showing up now to be corrected later.
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Re: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2018, 1818 UTC »
45443 at 1817 in Wyomissing.


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Re: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2018, 1842 UTC »
Good signal in New Hampshire, S7-S9

1842z CS&N - Long Time Gone
1846z "This is Radio Ronin Shortwave"
1847z Elton John - Madman Across The Water
1853z Ronin ID (signal took a big dive down into the noise, still a bit of music and carrier in there)
1858z Some CW, tough copy, included "Thanks to Radio Illuminati..."
1900z Op talking, no copy
1901z SSTV, enough signal to sync but too noisy to tell what it is
1920z More SSTV's - too weak to make out images
« Last Edit: October 30, 2018, 1926 UTC by DimBulb »
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UNID 6880 AM 2000 UTC 30 OCT 2018
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2018, 2008 UTC »
2000 SIGNAL S5.  NO STATION ID YET
2005 APPEARS TO BE WAR OF THE WORLDS - ORSON WELLS
« Last Edit: October 30, 2018, 2019 UTC by ranco »
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Re: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2018, 2010 UTC »
Nice signal 555 (even sounds great without antenna 222)

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Re: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2018, 2043 UTC »
 :) Got an NVIS dipole up just in time for Halloween. Hearing War of Worlds, slight fading, 333, also an occasional UTE qrm upper sideband. Great Audio.
Complete program heard. Carrier was off at 2106
« Last Edit: October 30, 2018, 2107 UTC by digitalmod »
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Re: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« Reply #10 on: October 30, 2018, 2059 UTC »
2058 UTC - Signal is S9+ in WNY with slight fades, audio is good. Enjoying the show.
2106 UTC - Off the air.
« Last Edit: October 30, 2018, 2107 UTC by Traveling Wave »
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Re: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« Reply #11 on: October 30, 2018, 2110 UTC »
2108 UTC Tuned in too late  :( , but I am hearing a fairly strong RTTY sounding ute that seems to be on 6877. Don't recall hearing a ute here before.....
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Re: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« Reply #12 on: October 30, 2018, 2116 UTC »
2108 UTC Tuned in too late  :( , but I am hearing a fairly strong RTTY sounding ute that seems to be on 6877. Don't recall hearing a ute here before.....
sorry Skippy but i wanted to give other respectable OP's attention today and close the broadcast earlier than my normal 6PM EST.
thanks to RI/AC for the live program relayed today.
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Re: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« Reply #13 on: October 30, 2018, 2121 UTC »


While I was to late to hearWar of the Worlds, tonight is the 80th anniversary of the first broadcast by Orson Welles. I have a feeling their will be more broadcasts of it tonight.
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Re: Relay Station 6880 AM 1532 UTC 30 Oct 2018
« Reply #14 on: October 30, 2018, 2131 UTC »
Caught part of the War of the World broadcast. Excellent signal but a bit fluttery with kinda weird propagation. Thanks for the show!
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