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Author Topic: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019  (Read 4358 times)

Offline MDK2

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X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« on: January 27, 2019, 0126 UTC »
0125 Good signal here.
0133 signal now pretty poor. :(
0146 been listening on the KPH kiwi SDR on the coast of California. Good signal there.
0157 signal has come up well at KPH. :)
0206 back to my own rx, signal has improved to fair quality here, still some noise that it needs to overcome but hopefully it will do so.
0350 X-FM still going strong, signal has become poor to fair again here in Denver. Still fair strength but much clearer at KPH kiwi SDR.
0435 Redhat on the mic. Nice tuneage, sir.
     
Funny story about the band 999... My best friend was riding the bus with a friend of his back in the early 80s. He's wearing his 999 shirt. This is when the Satanic Panic was happening, so naturally someone on the bus asks if that shirt is 666 upside down. No, he answers, it's 999 right side up. Said with full "what kind of stupid question was that" attitude.

0500 I'm hanging them up for the night. Thanks for the show Mr. Redhat.
« Last Edit: January 27, 2019, 0500 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2019, 0130 UTC »
Tuned in at 0128utc, poor sig fading in and out, QRM from one of the many buzzy carriers from a neighbor's old plasma TV, barely heard X-FM ID, at 0153 signal improved slightly but still poor. Was still on with increasingly weaker sig when I turned off the set at 0355.   
« Last Edit: January 27, 2019, 0355 UTC by William Hassig »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2019, 0133 UTC »
S5 to S7 @ 0132 with his usual sign-on music
0136 - "Airwaves" GusGus
0139 - Redhat talking, ID
0148 - "She's Not There", in honor of one of Redhat's neighbor's who died recently (a Vietnam Vet)
0150 - "Trip Switch"
0211 - after shoutouts to HFU posters, into "Annie" Neon Indian
0322 - "Reaching Out" Bassnectar, and yes, it is exercising the 15" woofers here in the shack.
0327 - "Live Through The Night" Dear Rouge [another band to add to my listen list]
0417 - "Ice Cream" Beca, mostly S9
0429 - "Latchkey Kids" Silversun Pickups
« Last Edit: January 27, 2019, 0429 UTC by refmo »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2019, 0133 UTC »
Catching the start up of XFM also on 4085 at 0130 using the online NA5B SDR in Washington, DC with a S8 and peaks hitting 5 over S9 and audio being excellent! Looking forward to a fabulous show! Thanks Redhat! Rock on dude! First tune played is by Gus Gus "Airwaves". Sorry to hear about your neighbor Redhat. :( Great song to honor him by. :)
« Last Edit: January 27, 2019, 0157 UTC by oly1959 »

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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2019, 0133 UTC »
0130 UTC OM with ID amidst funky sounding techno beat.....S3 peaks with deep boomy bass
0143 UTC Mostly threshold here this evening....I can hear redhat chatting, but tough copy with the fades
0146 UTC "She's Not There" Santana version
0154 UTC "Float"-Switchfoot
0200 UTC Switched over to the Point Reyes, CA SDR
0245 UTC Still listening on the CA SDR and enjoying the show! At least I haven't been booted off yet!  :)
Got booted off the CA SDR after 90 minutes.....listening direct now but signal peaks at S5 now
« Last Edit: January 27, 2019, 0335 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2019, 0134 UTC »
Show just starting, S7-S9 in my backyard, looking forward to the music tonight!

Off-air recording of the entire show, from 0123 to 0536 UTC sign-off:

4085_kHz_XFM_0123-0536_UTC_27JA19.mp3

Thanks for the show Redhat!
« Last Edit: January 27, 2019, 1500 UTC by Kilokat7 »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2019, 0139 UTC »
0135 Just tuned in.  Comming in with a 10 to 15 dB signal with some noise on the fades.
        Good to hear you again Redhat on the air.
0300 I also like the female singers in your tracks tonight Redhat.
   
« Last Edit: January 27, 2019, 0301 UTC by Radio Station »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2019, 0141 UTC »
Bummer man, X-FM is 25 kHz wide, but my widest filter setting in AM is only 20 kHz.  ;)

A tad over S9 here in the Mojave Desert of California.

(edit)  I agree X-FM, Plasma TV is hard to beat for smooth color saturation and color contrast.  I love my Plasma in the library.  But, because I have so many radios on all the time I seldom turn it on.  I have LCDs in the living room for everyone else to use.

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« Last Edit: January 27, 2019, 0204 UTC by Token »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2019, 0142 UTC »
X-FM, 0127.  Opening sequence with somewhat atmospheric music with announcements of upcoming X-FM broadcast into series of movie cuts into 1st song, 0139 Redhat with ID, correct TC and talk with a program of music of favorites from the last couple of years, commenting on antenna and transmitter work and hoping it will hold up.

S6 - S7.  Good here.
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2019, 0144 UTC »
X-FM 4085 AM S3-S5 in NY

0140: Redhat on the air, announcing a long recap music show, starting with 2016. Will be playing some voice mails left on his machine from previous broadcasts. Putting together a greatest hits disc, to get a copy send a reception report to XFMShortwave@gmail.com
0146: Santana "She's Not There"
0150: Nothing But Thieves "Trip Switch"
0154: Switchfoot "Float"
0157: Another I.D. into Muse "Pressure"
0201: Shout outs to HFU posters
0204: Shout out to our troops protecting our great nation
0211: Neon Indian "Annie"
0215: Foster The People "Best Friend"
0220: The Killers "The Man"
0225: Liam Gallagher "Wall Of Glass"
0229: Redhat going over e-mails received and additional HFU posters
0233: Redhat playing voice mails left on his answering machine from listeners from his Halloween 2018 show including yours truly
0239: Nine Inch Nails "Less Than"
0250: Calvin Harris ft. HAIM "Pray To God" (like this track Redhat)
0253: Redhat with a live time check then into Portugal. The Man "Feel It Still" (my kids love this damn song)
0257: The Rebel Light "Strangers"
0300: Another live time stamp, I.D. & e-mail, Music To The Power Of X ! into GusGus "Another Life" (another tasty beat)
« Last Edit: January 27, 2019, 0301 UTC by PirateSWL »
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2019, 0145 UTC »
S9 into AL with a little qsb.  Sounding great!  Thanks for the show!
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2019, 0145 UTC »
0140z  X-FM on the air Redhat on the mike  "The Contest you cant' win"  S9+ 10


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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2019, 0148 UTC »
01:46UTC She's Not There cover by Santana  - S9+10 with some deep fades to S5 but the usual superb audio. Thanks for honoring a vet Redhat!
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2019, 0148 UTC »
0146- She's Not There - Santana version  SIO 343
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Re: X-FM 4085 AM 0125 UTC 27 JAN 2019
« Reply #14 on: January 27, 2019, 0152 UTC »
Super signal tonight.  Thanks for the show!

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