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Author Topic: "UN?D" Radio, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" & SSTV  (Read 2564 times)

Offline Zoidberg

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"UN?D" Radio, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" & SSTV
« on: October 26, 2008, 2213 UTC »
"UN?D" Radio - literally!

At 2020 UTC, started with unidentifiable data.
2025z: Iron Butterfly "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", complete version.  Started at 6926 USB, suddenly shifted to 6927.5, then back toward 6926.  Not drifting but very sudden shifts like the VFO was nudged.

Ended with four SSTV images, difficult to copy due to having to guess at center frequency.  Each appears to read, literally "UN?D", with other text indecipherable due to noise.

Good signal overall, much better than I usually get this time of day in N. Central Texas.

(Palstar R30C with fugly homebrewed indoor passive coax loop.)

Audio clip for entire show, including SSTV images: http://www.mediafire.com/?0vznnykbtzm

Third SSTV indecipherable, different mode, triggered b&w mode on MMSSTV:
The small print appears to read "Unidentified ... Radio"
That li'l ol' DXer from Texas
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Al: Palstar R30C & various antennae
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Roger: Magnavox D2935
(Off-air recordings.)

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Re: "UN?D" Radio, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" & SSTV
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2008, 0006 UTC »
S6/S7 at 0002 UTC, with music "I'm Your Pocket Calculator"(?) then into SSTV, had some problems with the SSTV audio at first.

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Re: "UN?D" Radio, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" & SSTV
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2008, 0108 UTC »
6925 USB SIO 222-333

Signal not strong, but above the noise with some fading.

00:08z-00:17z Techno music

Audio: http://www.yousendit.com/download/Y2o4blRzR3MwZ2swTVE9PQ

00:17z Scottie 2:


00:19z 'UNID' ID SSTV Scottie 2:


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Re: "UN?D" Radio, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" & SSTV
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2008, 0328 UTC »
Picking up UN?D again, 30 Oct, 3:27u. Playing "Convoy" and broadcasting the same SSTV images as above.


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