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Author Topic: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019  (Read 295 times)

Offline refmo

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XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« on: October 28, 2019, 0125 UTC »
S7 to S9, with a few deeper fades with ethereal music
0124 - XFM ID loop
0132 - 'XFM is now on the air', mostly S7 with some quick fades, best on the pennant and the vertical.
0135 - "AM Radio" Everclear
0137 - Redhat talking, mentioned they may be a little weaker than normal due to antenna issues
0214 - starting to get some deeper fades with "Rexall" by Dave Navarro, S5 to S7
0301 - still holding in there, S5 to S7, narrowed up the audio to 3k to minimize the hiss.  "Beautiful Day Without You" by Royksopp
0306 - getting a few peaks up to S9 now, Redhat announcing that it's time to go.  Gave shoutouts [thanks]
0313 - off.  Thanks for the show!

A video of a few minutes of my reception can be found here: https://youtu.be/8baL1dM_hbY

« Last Edit: October 28, 2019, 0315 UTC by refmo »
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Re: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2019, 0127 UTC »
0121   electronic mx  At about an S3
0123   "Testing" X 3 by redhat
0124   Into usual rollout mx loop w/ IDs
0130   Signal down near the floor now - can just make out rh's voice
0135   Mx now, I think
0137   "XFM, music to the power of X"...ment drastically reduced power?...and poss a shoutout..TY rh!
0142   "This is a test"

Thanks for the show, redhat!
« Last Edit: October 28, 2019, 0143 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2019, 0129 UTC »
XFM 4185 AM S2-S3 in NY

0128: Nooncat "Aquaerobics"
0306: Redhat signing off, giving a bunch of shout outs to HFU posters
« Last Edit: October 28, 2019, 0308 UTC by PirateSWL »
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Re: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2019, 0134 UTC »
Found this at 0133 - I was expecting this at 4190 or 4080. Ah well. Signal is not very strong at all, unfortunately.
0157 Picking up some strength, hopefully. Song with YL singer
0158 Redhat now recognizable on the mic
0200 back below the noise
0201 came back up enough for me to hear X-FM Shortwave ID
« Last Edit: October 28, 2019, 0201 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2019, 0135 UTC »
0134 - Can hear a little bit of music just above the noise, when it fades in.
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Re: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2019, 0137 UTC »
Jba to fadeups @ 0136.
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Re: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2019, 0141 UTC »
Weak. The recent 48m broadcasts have been much better here
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Re: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2019, 0144 UTC »
Something went pop and the sig dropped back to nil 0144Z.
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Re: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« Reply #8 on: October 28, 2019, 0147 UTC »
Catching the X on 4185 at 0135 with AM Radio playing, then into chat about signal being not as strong due to antenna problems along with mentioning listeners posting on the HF Underground. Signal is about a S6 mixed in with the noise, mention email address at 0143. Tough copy here RH. Thanks for for the test this evening. :)
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Re: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« Reply #9 on: October 28, 2019, 0148 UTC »
LOCAL H - Bound For The Floor at 0146
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Re: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« Reply #10 on: October 28, 2019, 0158 UTC »
Decent signal here with big fades.  Thanks for the show!
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Re: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« Reply #11 on: October 28, 2019, 0158 UTC »
Yl cover of Harvey Danger's Flagpole Sitta @ 0157
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Re: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« Reply #12 on: October 28, 2019, 0247 UTC »
Frequency: 4185
Mode: AM
Date: 28 October 2019
Time: 0243
SINPO: 33333 to 44444 via Uniontown PA sdr
Signal meter: S7+

Program Details:
Pop music
Tuned in at 0243 and the station was static yet conditions are up and down today.
Thanks for the broadcast Red Hat.

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Re: XFM 4185 AM 0120 UTC 28 Oct 2019
« Reply #13 on: October 29, 2019, 1422 UTC »
I am just getting around to listening to the SDR recording now.  I used the 950 ft LoG antenna which was apparently not a great choice for 4185 kHz, SIO 111/222 most of the time.
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