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Author Topic: Dit Dah Radio Titanic cw 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020  (Read 1448 times)

Offline Davep

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 Morse code ,  different tones and speeds .
Good copy  Thanks to Myteaquinn and refmo for id
« Last Edit: April 14, 2020, 2207 UTC by Davep »
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Re: Unid 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2020, 2111 UTC »
Appears to be the yearly RMS Titanic sinking CW messages.

Bad decode but hope that it gets better later in the evening.

Q D CE TDTITANIC WE A SE SINKING FASI. W TSSENGER E ARE BEING PUT ENTO BOATS
« Last Edit: April 14, 2020, 2156 UTC by myteaquinn »
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Re: Titanic CW 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2020, 2117 UTC »
Titanic CW 6925 AM S5 in NY

2117: Copying CW
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Re: Titanic CW 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2020, 2119 UTC »
2116 UTC Hearing Morse code here ( I'm CW challenged  :( ) Strong signal here with S7 peaks.
2128 UTC Still going strong! Noticed that the speed stays the same, but slightly different audio frequency
(I will attempt to decode later using my Audacity recording, as the dits and dahs can be discerned if you zoom in on the waveform!)
2136 UTC Pause, then back again(faster this time)
2148 UTC OFF
Here's a link to my recording:
 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iZ3k0xyAn6uTnr0GO1p71f1yglQLqp6m/view?usp=sharing

http://www.oceanliner.org/titanic_radio.htm

https://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/topic,6868.msg17361.html#msg17361

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« Last Edit: April 15, 2020, 2218 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Titanic CW Station 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2020, 2127 UTC »
Signal S8 on the SDR in Milford, PA
I will try to decode the cw-massages later

I see the carrier on 6924,3
« Last Edit: April 14, 2020, 2138 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: Titanic CW Station 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2020, 2136 UTC »
S7 @ 2134 with Morse traffic related to Titanic (anniversary broadcast, I presume).

Some of the text at the end....
'way from the titanic come as quickly as possible o dd man: our engine room is filling up to the boilers mgy dft mgy dft mgy dft what is the matter with u ? dft mgy you are a fool, stdbi stdbi stdbi and keep out virginian mce we have not heard titanic for about half an hour. her power may be gone
sos sos cqd cqd titanic. we are sinking fast. passengers are being put into boats. titanic dit dah dit dah dit dah radio.
that was the last message received from the titanic at 02  2  15 april 1912. life boats were spotted by the carpathia and begun recovery by 07:00 and recovered 705 survivors.

this has been a historical reenactment by dit dah radio. your shortwave cw pirate dit dah dit dah dit dah radio'


Thanks for the broadcast!
« Last Edit: April 14, 2020, 2151 UTC by refmo »
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Re: Titanic CW Station 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2020, 2144 UTC »
2142 - Hearing the transmission during the afternoon .
Definitely the RMS Titanic (last) distress transmission repeated over and over.
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Dit Dah Radio Titanic CW Station 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2020, 2144 UTC »
Frequency: 6925
Mode: AM
Date: 14 April 2020
Time: 2132 - 2148 (off??)
SINPO: 33333 via Uniontown PA sdr
Signal meter: S-7

Program detail:
CW broadcast in AM mode. Hard to decode but study stream with some
Pesky or voices mixed with the CW transmission. Faint voices heard.

« Last Edit: April 14, 2020, 2222 UTC by Big Badfish Al »
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Re: Titanic CW Station 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2020, 2145 UTC »
2142  fldigi is all I've got and its not great with CW.  Pretty choppy text.  If one didn't know what happened, I don't thing you could figure it out from what is being decoded.

If I know code, I believe that the quality of the signal is such that it would be easily decoded.

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Re: Titanic CW Station 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2020, 2147 UTC »
2144 Decent copy on the CW, a bit noisy with slight fade.
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Re: Titanic CW Station 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #10 on: April 14, 2020, 2147 UTC »
Good signals here for both stations MGY & MKC . S9 and S9+20

Thanks dit dah radio for the reenactment!

Copied from 2119 - 2148z

2142 - sos cqd cqd titanic. we are sinking fast. passengers are being put into boats. titanic
2143 - ID, dit dah radio. that was the last message received from the titanic at (keyer problems) April 1912. life boats were spotted by the carpathia and begun recovered 705 (QRM) survivors. this has been a historical reenactment by dit dah radio. your shortwave cw pirate dit dah dit dah dit dah radio
2148 - off air
« Last Edit: April 14, 2020, 2152 UTC by aurora »
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Re: Titanic CW Station 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2020, 2149 UTC »
Thanks to tips, heard at Westminster MD and Rockport Maine and on na5b SDR in DC.
CW repeated....off at about 2148 UTC
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Re: Dit Dah Radio Titanic cw 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #12 on: April 14, 2020, 2225 UTC »
Some of the original Morse version of this is over 100 years old,part of newspaper hoax that went on for decades, on the date it went down. I can't tell which parts are which, my CW is tortoise slow.

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Re: Dit Dah Radio Titanic cw 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #13 on: April 14, 2020, 2230 UTC »
also it was damped wave, not continuous wave

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Re: Dit Dah Radio Titanic cw 6925 AM 2106 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #14 on: April 15, 2020, 1257 UTC »
My hearing hasn't been worth a sack of beans for over forty years, Josh. An old Remington 12 gauge and a buck and ball reload  on a power transformer took care of that. That's why I don't listen to SSB and act like I'm deaf as rock in  my right ear. Who knew an old transformer and a homemade reload would react that way?