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Offline Zane

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X-FM Shortwave, 6925u
« on: October 24, 2011, 0120 UTC »
Just tuned in to find a very nice strong signal from X-FM Shortwave with an ID and an intro to the various new and 80's music that will be played tonight. ID at 0118z. SINPO 45444.

0129z - Thanks for the shout!
0226z - version of The Church - Under the Milky Way.
0239z - I'm not a big Who fan, but I really like Eminence Front

Similar prop to Mr. Farley - about S6 here after 0200z
0246z - Redhat signing off with a final tune. Thanks much for the nice Sunday night show.

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« Last Edit: October 24, 2011, 0247 UTC by Zane »
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Re: XFM Shortwave, 6925u
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2011, 0121 UTC »
Ah just posted about it too, thought it sounded like XFM.  Thanks for clarifying for me.  It's fading in and out here but hope it clears up soon.  I always love the show. 

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Re: XFM Shortwave, 6925u
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2011, 0125 UTC »
0105 s/on and count down to show start
0109 "XFM is now on the air...", talk abt access to the airwaves, B52s "Channel Z"
0115 ID: "What does this mean to you?  It means there's something to listen to!"
0119 Into new music segment - music from the Suburbs
0128 ID, shout to the guy two replies up, taking requests
0131 music from Lincoln Park, the Smiths
0143 ID, music from Peter Murphy, the Pixies (a request), "Sunset in July"
0207 Shouts, ID, addy, "6 Underground"
0213 Stereo teaser
0218 ID, addy, request for requests, "Under the Milky Way", "Strange Love", "I Will Possess Your Heart", "Eminence Front"
0244 Thanks to audience, "Perpetual"
0254 ID, s/off, QSO

S7 and rock steady here, some QRN
after 0200 sig starting to tail off just a bit, but still very good

Awesome show.  Thank you, XFM!
« Last Edit: October 24, 2011, 0257 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: XFM Shortwave, 6925u
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2011, 0140 UTC »
Hearing How Soon Is Now from the Smiths.  Glad its getting a bit clearer here in southern ontario.  Got a new Icom R75 recently, using a End Fedz SWL shortware wire antenna. 

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Re: XFM Shortwave, 6925u
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2011, 0157 UTC »
very weak music heard here, need the pre-amp & headphones to bring anything out of the static  

id @0208z, 0212z "station going stereo"

sign message off @0246z & again @0254z "i'm out"

followed with RTN in AM
« Last Edit: October 24, 2011, 0304 UTC by sat_dxer »
Most times & frequencies posted are only an approximation.

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Re: XFM Shortwave, 6925u
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2011, 0218 UTC »
Weak and barely audible above the static here in Seattle. Did just manage to copy an "XFM" station ID right now as I am typing this.

Update: "Strangelove" by Depeche Mode is discernible. Started playing at 0226 UTC.
« Last Edit: October 24, 2011, 0227 UTC by DavidB »
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Re: X-FM Shortwave, 6925u
« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2011, 0317 UTC »
Good copy in Florida, caught tail end of show with the surprise treat of Dr. Benway coming up to thank the op. That was a very awesome surprise. Thanks XFM!

Edit: Finally got the stubborn upload posted to
http://corqswl.posterous.com/6925u-xfm-pirateradio
« Last Edit: October 24, 2011, 0325 UTC by corq »
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