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Author Topic: Radio Corsair 1710 AM 0030 UTC 19 OCT 2019  (Read 1530 times)

Offline Kilokat7

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Radio Corsair 1710 AM 0030 UTC 19 OCT 2019
« on: October 19, 2019, 0035 UTC »
Someone (maybe Radio Corsair?) with relaxing electronic music, strong at times but with long deep fades.  No announcements heard yet.

0146: ID and tech talk dialog regarding audio chain, transmitter, transmitting antenna, etc.
« Last Edit: October 19, 2019, 0150 UTC by Kilokat7 »
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Re: UNID 1710 AM 0030 UTC 19 OCT 2019
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2019, 0109 UTC »
Noise from our dishwasher running, but still a pretty good signal with ambient electronic instrumental music (a lot like X-FM's background music). First pirate I've heard on 1710 since Tater Patch Radio.

Came back from a dog walk & went out to the car & heard the operator talking about how the transmitter is homebrew at 500 watts into an inverted V with a ground screen. Talked about how much the ground screen helped & how the inverted L was so much better than the dipole that he'd used earlier this year. Also talked about how the music from earlier was by Windows 96 (a band) and the upcoming talk show
« Last Edit: October 19, 2019, 0201 UTC by Andrew Yoder »
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Re: Radio Corsair 1710 AM 0030 UTC 19 OCT 2019
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2019, 0211 UTC »
Signal is excellent tonight in my Toyota Car Radio. Amazing sound. Ambient techno music and talk from time to time via OM. SINPO: 44444 overall some fading and some QRM from the broken Hudson TIS station there which seems to always sound bad there. Thank for the broadcast. 
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Re: Radio Corsair 1710 AM 0030 UTC 19 OCT 2019
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2019, 0249 UTC »
Radio Corsair 1710 AM nice signal in NY as in past receptions in the car

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Video clip of broadcast: https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=a8KzIFb3lns
« Last Edit: October 19, 2019, 1224 UTC by PirateSWL »
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Re: Radio Corsair 1710 AM 0030 UTC 19 OCT 2019
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2019, 0332 UTC »
Not bad copy here on peaks, nice clear copy of ID @ 0145
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Re: Radio Corsair 1710 AM 0030 UTC 19 OCT 2019
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2019, 0346 UTC »
Finally heard a nice clear id at sign off at 0345z.
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Re: Radio Corsair 1710 AM 0030 UTC 19 OCT 2019
« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2019, 1314 UTC »
Signal of varying strength from 0308 tune in to 0346 carrier off. Fortunately it peaked right at sign off!

03:08 Electricity Will Keep Me Warm - Cspy Remix
03:18 Pirate Bay - Netsky
03:32 The Return - Volant
03:35 Ravebox - Per QX
03:36 Noelle's Eloquence - Galimatias.
03:42 Station ID.
03:43 Hooked On A feeling - Blue Swede  [op said he played this for a pirate that was on 1720 at the time!]
03:45 Full ID and sign off announcement.
03:46 Carrier cut.

eQSL [same as others have received] a few hours later.
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Re: Radio Corsair 1710 AM 0030 UTC 19 OCT 2019
« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2019, 1840 UTC »
What's the station's e-mail address?
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Re: Radio Corsair 1710 AM 0030 UTC 19 OCT 2019
« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2019, 1846 UTC »
He needs to go vertical if he wants daytime distance coverage.
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Re: Radio Corsair 1710 AM 0030 UTC 19 OCT 2019
« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2019, 1902 UTC »
Receiver: Eton E1, JRC NRD-525, 535 and 545, Icom IC-7300
Aerial: MFJ G5RV dipole
near Lowell Massachusetts - Gateway To The Merrimack Valley.
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Re: Radio Corsair 1710 AM 0030 UTC 19 OCT 2019
« Reply #10 on: October 19, 2019, 1930 UTC »
"He needs to go vertical if he wants daytime distance coverage."

Andrew Yoder posted

"Talked about how much the ground screen helped & how the inverted L was so much better than the dipole that he'd used earlier this year."

I guess he knows that.    8)

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