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Author Topic: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19  (Read 2344 times)

Offline jFarley

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XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19
« on: August 03, 2019, 0221 UTC »
just signing on abt S9+10

0213  on abruptly w/ unid mx
0216  starting usual roll out mx w/ ann and IDS
0223  "XFM is on the air......My god, this is coming thru the air!"
0227  ID, and the new slogan "East of the Rockies, but west of normal."  .....  not bad.  The freq is clear here.
0235  shoutouts (TY redhat!)  Some occasional selective fading here.  Great audio, but I need to use ECSS LSB due to
         local QRN in the USB.
0246  Audible with a poor to fair sig on an Iceland Kiwi, nothing showing up on European SDRs so far.
0256  " No One"
0258  "XFM...like  you had a choice"
0311  reading an email from oly
0320  Green Day - When I Come Around   some deeper fades now

Good to hear you, redhat; thanks for the show!



« Last Edit: August 03, 2019, 0322 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug18
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2019, 0224 UTC »
Very good AM signal at the moment. Thanks for the Friday nite broadcast.

New slogan- East of the Rockies, but west of normal.
« Last Edit: August 03, 2019, 0231 UTC by blw »
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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug18
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2019, 0234 UTC »
Fair signal on the portable PL880 @ 0220 with sign on loop.
0235 - attached some wire to the portable, sounding better with shout out to jfarley
0236 - “Blue On Black”. FFDP. One of their members is from Lexington
0308 - “My Song” Jerry Cantrell. Good signal. Occasional light fades.
0321 - still sounding good. Fades are getting a little deeper. “When I Come Around “
0326 - “Comfortable Liar” Chevelle. [great choice]
0329 - The Clash
0412 - fair copy on the portable. Lots of fades now. I’m recording on the side with The wellbrook loop to listen to tomorrow
0429 - “Planet Claire” B52’s. Wow nice one!
0441 - "Risk" Metric, S7 to S9 on the HF+ sdr and loop antenna
« Last Edit: August 03, 2019, 0443 UTC by refmo »
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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2019, 0235 UTC »
Sounding great on the Eddystone 830 into Alabama tonight.  Thanks for the show!
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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2019, 0237 UTC »
Catching the start up of XFM on 6275 with No Control by Pepper, then into talking about radiation of the brain and dog days of summer. Lots of new tunes going to be played. Hopping between 2 online SDR's some where under the stars with a signal of S8-9 and audio always excellent. Thanks Redhat! How about a tune from the Clash if you get a chance to sneak it into all the new tunes you are playing.  :).         
    Thanks for playing Rock the Casbah at 0327!             
« Last Edit: August 03, 2019, 0330 UTC by oly1959 »
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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2019, 0243 UTC »
Nice S7 signal into SE VA tonight! A bit high on low end audio IMHO but great to hear you on as always!

OOoooh, my bad. Open up receiver to 12.5KHz and sound great!
« Last Edit: August 03, 2019, 0249 UTC by BigAl »
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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2019, 0245 UTC »
0237 Hard rock song
0241 "Rockin' your dial -- XMF"

Signal fair to good, moderate to strong fading, some noise floor.

Thanks for the show!

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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2019, 0248 UTC »
0247- 30 Seconds to Mars - Capricorn     SIO 332
0252- Cold - No One
0259- Got The Life - Korn
0302- I like the audio from my SDR, but Shazam seems to prefer audio from the PL-880.
0308- My Song - Jerry Cantrell
« Last Edit: August 03, 2019, 0324 UTC by PRO2006 »
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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19
« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2019, 0255 UTC »
0250 Redhat with shout out to Cheesehead and mentioning cheese curds and Spotted Cow beer (yes, both easy to find around here), finding his playlist and some more talk, announcing 2006 song, canned ID, TC, music.

S6 and clear with usual great signal.

Thanks for the show.
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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19
« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2019, 0259 UTC »
X-FM 6275 AM S3-S9 in NY

0258: X-FM The Power Of X I.D. into Korn “Got The Life”
0301: Redhat with an I.D. and announcing next song Grimes ft. HANA “We Appreciate Power”
0306: Redhat with another I.D. and announcing next song Jerry Cantrell “My Song” (quick signal peak up to S9)

Video clip of broadcast: https://youtu.be/IBAaj5Rjjcc
« Last Edit: August 03, 2019, 0310 UTC by PirateSWL »
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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19
« Reply #10 on: August 03, 2019, 0259 UTC »
Have been sitting here listening to your fair signal and suddenly I noticed a huge jump (over 40 dB gain) in your signal. Super sounding signal here now. Thanks for the show tonight.
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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19
« Reply #11 on: August 03, 2019, 0334 UTC »
Seeing a faint carrier but can't hear anything.  :-[
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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19
« Reply #12 on: August 03, 2019, 0339 UTC »
0339 Just tuning in.... not every time X-FM is on a Friday! Decent signal here in Denver. Thanks for the show Redhat!
0411 signal dropped out several minutes ago, has yet to return. Only a trace carrier to be detected.
« Last Edit: August 03, 2019, 0412 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19
« Reply #13 on: August 03, 2019, 0352 UTC »
0329 - Listening in Flint, MI on a DX440 on the deck, just the whip, while watching the ISS pass overhead. Peaks are 3 bars (S9ish) and quite listenable. Beautiful wide AM signal.
0329 - Clash - Rock the Casbah

0350 - I came in and experimented on Chris' kiwiSDR to see what it sounded like in I/Q mode... there is separation, maybe not the intended soundfield, but it's definitely "stereo"

0422 UTC - He played my request for Traffic's "Walking in the Wind" from 1975... still have 3 bars on the DX440.
0425 UTC - Redhat indicated he is broadcasting in MONO tonight. That's really interesting... I really wonder how the I/Q would sound if he was in C-QuAM mode.

0430 - XFM liner and Bloodhound Gang - Foxtrot Uniform Charlie Kilo... I haven't heard that song in 20 years!
« Last Edit: August 03, 2019, 0433 UTC by Radio Boogie »
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Re: XFM 6275 AM 0213 UTC 3Aug19
« Reply #14 on: August 03, 2019, 0525 UTC »
Ooh, this is a fortuitous catch!  I was out with the radio trying for, and succeeding in catching, Radio Austria.  I scanned a little ways up 49 meters, aiming for Radio Educacion, went a little too far and... ooooooh!  Who's this?  X FM booming in onto the isthmus at roughly 0508Z, with IDs, previous tracks played, e-mail address and details on how to get either an E-QSL or a proper postal one.  Evidently, the DJ's got all this music in his head, and is going to do something about that!  Brother, I know the feeling.  :)  Into an Australian artist whose name I didn't catch, but the track is "Cigarettes".  Then a time check - 0514Z - a 'music to the power of X' slogan along with an ID, and a QTH of somewhere under the stars.  Me too. :D  Then playing a band called Blood Orange.  Loud signal with deep fades, but that could just be living-downtown-itis again.  SIO 534. 

Thanks very much for the show!  I'd happily go the postal QSL route, being that sort of dame, and I don't mind the 6-9 months' wait time.  You admitted it up front, which is more than fair!  Should I throw an e-mailed report at you, or will this do? 
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