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Author Topic: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018  (Read 1183 times)

Offline Skipmuck

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X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« on: December 16, 2018, 0124 UTC »
0124 UTC Ambient instrumental music
0127 UTC OM with "the time is 127 Zulu....X-FM"
0130 UTC "Roam"-B-52's
(So far S7 peaks with fades to S3 and the usual superb X-FM audio)
0134 UTC Redhat with chat (Thanks for the shoutout!)
0142 UTC "Homosapien"-Pete Shelley
0146 UTC Redhat chat
0149 UTC "Paint It Black"-Versa Emerge
(Lots of regular and selective fading creeping in)
0153 UTC Live time check, into "Shadowplay"-The Killers
0157 UTC Redhat with live TC and ID, into "Velouria"-The Pixies
0201 UTC Chat, into "The Boys of Summer"-The Ataris
0205 UTC Chat, into "Word Up"-KORN
0208 UTC Chat, into "Cigarettes"-Tash Sultana
0218 UTC Chat (mentioned my email!)
0223 UTC "Armor"-Sara Bareilles
0227 UTC "Sweet Child O' Mine"-Sheryl Crow
0230 UTC Chat, into "Smooth Criminal"-Alien Ant Farm
0235 UTC Losing the signal here....peaks at S5 interspersed with fades deep into the noise  :( )
0240 UTC "In the Air Tonight"-Nonpoint (Shazam never fails to amaze me when it comes to pulling song ID's out of the noise!  :) )
0245 UTC Deep in the noise now....guess it's time to hit the sack here. Thanks for the entertainment X-FM! Love your shows!  8)
« Last Edit: December 16, 2018, 0245 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2018, 0127 UTC »
Tuned in at 0126utc, fair signal with some fading, hear esoteric music of some type, now argument between a man and a woman, then more music, at 0130utc song "roam if you want to", xfmshortwave@gmail.com phone 408-800-6925. At 0139 mentioned my name along with others who posted on HFU, song "homo sapien" by pete shelly. At 0220utc signal has faded to poor with fades.   
« Last Edit: December 16, 2018, 0220 UTC by William Hassig »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2018, 0130 UTC »
S7 to S9 @ 0129 with "Roam" The B-52's

0206 - "Word Up" Korn
0214 - "Cigarettes" Tash Sultana
0237 - "Smooth Criminal" Alien Ant Farm
0252 - "Careless Whisper" Seether
0256 - "Shout" Disturbed
0313 - "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" Marilyn Manson
0319 - "Monophobia" Deadmau5.  Steady S9 signal
0345 - "Love Song" 311, S7 to S9
0348 - "If I Go Down (Then You'll Go Down Too)" Nigel Stanford
0354 - "Sympathy For The Devil" Motorhead, for Monophonia
0400 - "She's Not There" Santana
0418 - "Whole Lotta Sabbath" mash-up, nice one.
0448 - "Call Of The West" Wall Of Voodoo
0510 - "Wooden Ships" CS&N
0521 - wrapping things up with shoutouts
0524 - time check and one last cover, "Hurt" by Johnny Cash

Thanks for the show!  I'm enjoying the covers.  I would love to get a link to the mp3 of the show, thanks.


« Last Edit: December 16, 2018, 0525 UTC by refmo »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2018, 0131 UTC »
0131 "Roam" The B-52's, fair signal ATM. Thanks for the show Redhat, I'll see if I can do anything to improve rx.
0141 after spending some time on the air giving shoutouts, "Homosapien" Pete Shelley. Thanks for the suggestion to salt the earth, I might try. Currently I'm using a kiwi SDR. That seems to be working.
0157 "X-FM in glorious monophonic AM" back on my own Rx, still fair but signal is steady. Pixies song.
0303 signal was pretty good for a while there, but the fades are getting deeper now. Still enjoying the show. Video clip of reception from about half an hour ago:
https://youtu.be/PrQWVGI7CnE
0450 Still on.... still a decent signal here.
« Last Edit: December 16, 2018, 0450 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2018, 0135 UTC »
Settling down for a nice long show. Thanks for the broadcast.
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2018, 0142 UTC »
Redhat has X-FM booming in over a noisy evening. Great song selection as always and decent reception. Thanks for the great broadcast X-FM Radio.
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2018, 0145 UTC »
0142z Pete Shelley Homosapien 
0242z Cover of  In The Air Tonight
0340z  Devo Working In A Coal Mine

Good Evening Redhat    Thanks for the Broadcast.
« Last Edit: December 16, 2018, 0341 UTC by Azimuth Coordinator »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2018, 0158 UTC »
VG signal & audio. Redhat with a live time check, into music.
Talk about how important it is to spend time with relatives over the Christmas season & that he lost three people he was close to over the past year. Phone # & said had a call from Bill Hassig. Will be broadcasting until the batteries run out. Cover of "Blue Monday"

Signal *much* better than the two shows around Halloween
« Last Edit: December 16, 2018, 0316 UTC by Andrew Yoder »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2018, 0201 UTC »
0145 Homosapien Pete Shelley
0146 acknowledging HFU posters and ID email and phone number
0148 Paint It Black cover by Versa Emerge
0153 Shadowplay The Killers
0157 time check and ID
0158 Velouria Pixies
0202 Boys of Summer The Atairis
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« Last Edit: December 16, 2018, 0211 UTC by 8 tattoos »

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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #9 on: December 16, 2018, 0202 UTC »
Tuned in right at 0200 UTC as RedHat started talking out of the song and then into "Boys of Summer."

A good signal received up here in the Pacific Northwest, though with big fades in between booming peaks.

When I switch to AM mode, the audio sounds fantastic, but alas it's easier to hear through the fades when I have it my radio in sync mode on LSB.

Well, now as of 0228 UTC, the fading's not as bad and I can listen in AM mode. Nice Sheryl Crow cover of "Sweet Child O' Mine."

It's now 0249 UTC, and RedHat's talking after the "Bad Company" cover by Five Finger Death Punch, but the bad fading's back after a relatively stable 20 minutes of listening.

Checked back in at 0445 UTC and found X-FM's still rocking tonight with Wall of Voodoo's "Call of the West" -- a song I used to own on cassette. Deep fading still inflicting the signal, but it's still listenable in regular AM.

Here's a video snippet of the reception earlier, around 0230 UTC; the audio really stabilizes around 19 seconds in: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d44u3pluA1w

Thanks for a great show, X-FM!
« Last Edit: December 16, 2018, 0459 UTC by Treehouse SWL »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2018, 0204 UTC »
Hello Redhat. Just got home, not feeling the best. Catching ya here at 0157 with ID and into a track from the Pixies and then Boys of Summer. Signal varies a lot. Noise level in this frequency range again is a S7 but getting peaks hitting a S9 and audio sounding good! Thanks for the show buddy, wish it was better. :-\
  Update: At 0237, jumped onto the k3fef online SDR which is in NE Penn. and signal is a S9 to 3 over S9 and audio great! Talking about temp being 37 degrees and freezing your fingers. Also chatting about several requests coming up. "Bad Company" at 0246. Guess I will listen that way for awhile. Thanks again buddy! Enjoying very much! :)
« Last Edit: December 16, 2018, 0250 UTC by oly1959 »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2018, 0207 UTC »
0206 UTC - Signal S5 in WNY, audio just above the noise. Listening via KiwiSDR for better reception.
0459 UTC - Signal faded in WNY, using KiwiSDR from Montana for SIO 434 reception.
0510 UTC - CSN / Wooden Ships
0521 UTC - Shout outs to all HFU time to sign off.
0528 UTC - Signal gone.
« Last Edit: December 16, 2018, 0529 UTC by Traveling Wave »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #12 on: December 16, 2018, 0230 UTC »
Good signal with peaks at S9+15 with occasional fades

0227 Sweet Child of Mine - Sheryl Crow

Thanks for the show.
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #13 on: December 16, 2018, 0232 UTC »
0223 rock music, 0227 ID and announcement of next song by Sheryl Crow, Redhat talking about his cheat sheet, shout outs

S7 with some fading.
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0124 UTC 16 Dec 2018
« Reply #14 on: December 16, 2018, 0232 UTC »
Hear you on the Cincinnati, Ohio Kiwi! S9 +5