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Author Topic: X-FM 6295 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019  (Read 498 times)

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X-FM 6295 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« on: June 30, 2019, 0216 UTC »
0215Z 34443 S7 Transmitter fired up on 6285kHz.
0215Z 34443 S7 Music. There's local(?) QRM causing problems. 6295-6325 kHz is quiet here. The QRM on 6285 was present before the transmitter was fired up (its been around for far, far too long)
0217Z 34443 S7 ID "This is radio station X-FM."
0228Z 34443 S7 Chevelle "Saturdays"
0239Z 34443 S7 ID
0239Z 44443 S7 Blink-182 "Obvious". Signal is improving slightly.
0241Z Lost signal entirely.
0250Z 54444 S9 Moved to 6295 kHz
0250Z 54444 S9 Rammstein "Radio"  Signal is fantastically better now.
0307Z 54444 S9 Jerry Cantrell "Anger Rising"

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« Last Edit: June 30, 2019, 0308 UTC by skeezix »
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Re: X-FM 6285 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2019, 0219 UTC »
0218 X-FM ID
0224 "X-FM is now on the air."
0230 could hear music but signal was weak. Picking up now. I believe I hear Redhat on the mic.
0234 HFU shoutouts. Hello Redhat!
0239 "Obvious" Blink-182
     0241 suddenly jumped to 6295 AM in middle of song.
0242 X-FM canned ID, Redhat introducing "Promises" Adema
0247 "Why Part 2" Collective Soul
0251 "Radio (DJ Tarantino & DJ Dyxanin Remix)" Rammstein
0256 Redhat on the mic
0301 live X-FM ID and xfmshortwave@gmail.com (given in a slight DJ Dickweed accent, LOL)
0302 canned X-FM ID into"I Get Off" Halestorm
0305 canned X-FM ID into "Anger Rising" Jerry Cantrell
0311 Redhat on the mic
0312 add'l HFU shoutouts
0315 xfmshortwave@gmail.com, 408-800-6925
0316 Redhat introducing next song, "Paper Sun" Def Leppard
0322 "When The Seasons Change" Five Finger Death Punch
0326 "Wash It All Away" Five Finger Death Punch
0330 Redhat on the mic, "when is the future? The future is now" into "When Is the Future" VNV Nation
0335 "Smack My Bitch Up" The Prodigy
0340 Redhat "been a long time since I heard that on the air." Canned X-FM ID, Redhat then on the mic
0341 "Celestica" Crystal Castles
0344 Redhat on the mic
0508 I'm still listening but I got busy with other things and stopped logging songs, ID's, etc. Overall the SIO here has been around 222 with occasional good peaks. At this time the QSB is coming and going with increased frequency, so the band may not hold for much longer. Thanks for the show as always, Redhat!
0542 "Time Rider" The Chromatics per Redhat
0619 the show continues! But I'm heading to bed shortly. Thanks again!
« Last Edit: June 30, 2019, 0619 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: X-FM 6285 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2019, 0223 UTC »
S9+10 and playing classic XMR music. Super cool song at the moment. Thanks Mix Radio. Really nice broadcast.

Move to 6295 sounds good after the audible jammer that caused a buzzing. Sounding good and showing +10 to +20.
« Last Edit: June 30, 2019, 0252 UTC by blw »
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Re: X-FM 6285 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2019, 0229 UTC »
on 6285.0   direct across the pond
0218 trace, into some beating music or QRM ?
0224 and hum, very hard to tell, but there is some music somewhere...
0225 and talking (but QRM ?)
0226 music
0230 talking, better in USB or LSB (to remove the hum), 0234 still talking
0235 about  internet radio, about SW... Some background music, 0237
0238 ...X-FM in SW....
0239 music, yes "Obvious" in the lyrics, same station on both side of the pond, 0241 lost
on 6295.0
0243 music, better now, 0246 DJ, music, 0250 couple of words, music
0255 DJ   .. XFM shortwave  at gmail dot com,   ...QSL...QSL.. Europe..
0301 IDs, 0303 music,
0311 talking, 0314 ID + e-mail, etc, 0316 music
then hard to hear, too much bass tones ? or else ?
0330 talking, with phone? nr, music again
« Last Edit: June 30, 2019, 0333 UTC by Ray Lalleu »
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Re: X-FM 6285 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2019, 0230 UTC »
I can hear the carrier and, at the peaks, bits of music the past few minutes.

Not bad considering I left my long antenna at home and am working with just the built-in whip at my in-laws' place way out in Sequim, Washington.

0235 UTC: Audio's fading in more often now, but still not audible a majority of the time. I hope he stays on a bit until we get to dusk; it's still bright daylight here!

0353 UTC: Checked back in after dinner here, this time on 6295 kHz. Carrier's still detectable, but as the sun heads down here, the static's taking over, so I can't hear any audio.

0406 UTC: Listening to the music now via the Little Thompson Observatory SDR in Berthoud, Colorado, while I wait to see if the signal fades back in here on the Olympic Peninsula.

0410 UTC: Well, that didn't take long. Caught a couple snippets of RedHat talking here on my radio, first in LSB and then in AM mode, at 0409-0410 UTC.

0415-0416 UTC: RedHat's voice now fading in every 20-30 seconds in AM mode out here right at local sunset time. Again, using just my Eton/Grundig's whip antenna (not fully extended, as it's slightly broken) out here near the shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

0442 UTC: Still less than ideal audio, but I can hear music fading in and out periodically here. And, now, at 0445 UTC, RedHat's chatter fading in and out.

Thanks for the music, RedHat!
« Last Edit: June 30, 2019, 0447 UTC by Treehouse SWL »
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Re: X-FM 6285 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2019, 0234 UTC »
0234 Hearing Redhat but with a low signal.  Props have sucked here all night
0247 a little better on 6295 readable now thanks RH  CollectiveSoul/ why part2
0251 Rammstien/ radio
0308 Jerry Cantrell/ anger rising
0346 still here , RH reading e mail

Good to hear you RH
« Last Edit: June 30, 2019, 0350 UTC by Davep »
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Re: X-FM 6285 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2019, 0236 UTC »
Sounding good here on the portable Tecsun PL880 with shoutouts @0235.
Sitting outside by the fire pit tonight.

On 6295 @ 0258 with more shoutouts. Sounding better. Nice copy.

0348 - still sounding good here on the PL880 with a shout to another listener in Kentucky.
0355 - “We Appreciate Power”.  Very fitting. Nice signal.

0423- “Rewired” Kasabian. Nice steady signal.
« Last Edit: June 30, 2019, 0424 UTC by refmo »
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Re: X-FM 6285 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2019, 0236 UTC »
Opening music with announcements to stand by an ID, movie clips for opening, music, Redhat talking about comments about QRN noted here and asking for frequency suggestions, some talk about weather, then reading from here with shout outs.

S9+10 with good audio and noisy frequency.

0241 moved to 6295 - better frequency here.  More clear
« Last Edit: June 30, 2019, 0243 UTC by Markokpik »
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Re: X-FM 6285 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2019, 0239 UTC »
Tuned in at 0238utc, fair/poor sig with moderate noise, hear DJ talking about tunes being played, moved to 6295am, playing nice variety of soft pop tunes, still on at 0500 (midnight central time). Thanks for program. I'm calling it a day and turning off set.   
« Last Edit: June 30, 2019, 0457 UTC by William Hassig »
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Re: X-FM 6295 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2019, 0258 UTC »
0256- Shout out to Ray over the pond. SIO 221 here.   Thanks for the show X-FM!
0309- Anger Rising - Jerry Cantrell
0350- The QSL's get done, 100%, but it might take some time.
« Last Edit: June 30, 2019, 0354 UTC by PRO2006 »
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Re: X-FM 6295 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2019, 0301 UTC »
mmm, okay, i think posting the links some Kiwi's is not a good idea ?
the link in my previous post to the Huson, MT Kiwi got removed by a moderator, perhaps the owner is in the forum or the owner is a moderator and didnt want all the traffic, i didnt get any message as to why it was removed, my apologies for that  :o
i was merely trying to help those who enjoy RH's programming, hear it where it couldnt be heard.
edited to make a note at 0415z, Chris Smolinski's Kiwi SDR and the Sedona, AZ Kiwi SDR are receiving RH pretty well  8)
0624z - RH giving thanks to everyone who posted in FRC and HFU, emailed him and listened to his program and now is preparing to close the broadcast for the evening (morning) with one last song (sounds like a tune being played backwards, im having trouble hearing it due to poor band conditions and lightening static again, probably also because im very tired)
i thoroughly enjoyed tonight's program despite being tired, the large amounts of lightening static and having to jump to different Kiwi's due to band conditions changing over the course of time.
i hope the next time, i can relay your show  8)
0633z - music ended but hearing crickets/toads, probably part of the ending of song played - carrier off a minute later.
have a great weekend RH  8)
« Last Edit: June 30, 2019, 0635 UTC by TheRelayStation »
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Re: X-FM 6295 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2019, 0307 UTC »
X-FM 6295 AM S5-S7 in NY

0304: Halestorm “I Get Off”
0305: X-FM I.D. into Jerry Cantrell “Anger Rising”
0312: Redhat with a live I.D. and shout outs to HFU posters (thanks for the shout out brother, good to hear you this evening)
0316: Redhat with a live time stamp into Def Leppard “Paper Sun” (One of my favorite bands)
0321: Another I.D. into Five Finger Death Punch “When The Seasons Change”

Video clip of broadcast (sorry static is killer tonight): https://youtu.be/OLRs9OmwYjs
« Last Edit: June 30, 2019, 0322 UTC by PirateSWL »
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Re: X-FM 6295 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2019, 0309 UTC »
Great signal but lousy conditions. Local storm interference causing lots of static crashes. 52243

0305 - I Get Off
0305 - ID
0306 - Anger Rising
0311 - ID & shout outs to HFU listeners (Thanks RedHat !)
0314 - email address & phone number provided
0316 - Paper Sun
« Last Edit: June 30, 2019, 0332 UTC by aurora »
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Re: X-FM 6295 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2019, 0312 UTC »
Good signal here. (Saskatchewan ) but a lot of thunder. W6lvp with S8800. Just caught him giving a shoutout to the board.

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Re: X-FM 6295 AM 0215 UTC 29 June 2019
« Reply #14 on: June 30, 2019, 0313 UTC »
Hey Redhat. Catching ya here at 0247 on 6295 with Collective Soul playing into Ramstein's "Radio" at 0250. ID at 0255 and chatting about the transmitter being pushed to 750 watts and being heard into western Europe! :) Shooting the crow at 0302 in Halestorm. Signal varies from S8 to peaks at 5 over S9 and as always, great audio among the static crashes. Thanks RH! Looking forward to some new tunes! :)
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