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Author Topic: Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020  (Read 509 times)

Offline bandarr3000

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Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« on: April 20, 2020, 0018 UTC »
0018 - ID and "Only the Good Die Young" just above the noise but copyable into west Michigan.
0019 - "We Didn't Start the Fire"
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Re: Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2020, 0021 UTC »
Only the good die young Billy Joel
 Radio free Billy ID and email addy.
00:19 We didn't start the fire..Billy Joel.
Radio Free Billy ID with addy.
Shoutout...Harry Smith KMD3HR
Billy Joel song.
Shoutouts on HFU underground Radio Free Billy ID.
00:26 You May be Right Billy Joel
Radio FreeBilly ID. FRB.
Live Broadcast on sunny evening...Hope everyone staying safe from Virus.
00:30 Still Rock and Roll to me Billy Joel.
BJ Song????
Standby for SSTV image.
2 SSTV Images Billy Joel and Billy Joel and his wife.
Shoutouts on HFU.
2nd SSTV changed to Martian in middle....lost it.
Email addy...Billy Joel all the time into
00:43 PIANO MAN.
USB killing me with distortion Piano sounds like banging on a bucket...lol trying to re-tune.
More Shoutouts!
How about that 2nd SSTV image again??
00:49 And So it Goes.
Retuned to 6.9299.8
Thanks for the rescan SSTV into Uptown Girl!
00:57 Innocent Man.
One more tune on RFB.
Goodnight everybody! RFB.
Signing off after
Allentown

Thanks for the good tunes
New York State of Mind Encore!
« Last Edit: April 20, 2020, 0111 UTC by KMD3HR »
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Re: Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2020, 0022 UTC »
S9 "We did'nt start the fire "
 0021 " The Downeaster "
 0025 " You may be Right "
'0029 Id freeradiobilly@gmailcom
 0031" Its still rock and roll to me "
 0033"Pressure "
« Last Edit: April 20, 2020, 0035 UTC by hsmith77 »
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Re: Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2020, 0024 UTC »
SINPO: 44444 via Uniontown PA sdr

Sounding amazing here and thank for all the Billy Joel
Do you happen to have "Pressure".
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Re: Free Radio Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2020, 0025 UTC »
It's FREE RADIO BILLY (FRB)...not Radio Free Billy
0025 tuned in to hear several IDs and shouts to HFU members....thanks Billy.
Several IDs from 0030 with more Billy Joel.
Email address
SSTV hope someone got it clearly -- two pictures of BJ and BJ with girl...
« Last Edit: April 20, 2020, 0045 UTC by dxace1 »
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Re: Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2020, 0026 UTC »
0025 UTC - Signal is S9 in WNY, audio is very good.
0026 UTC - Billy Joel - You May Be Right , thanks for the shout out!
0037 UTC - You are listening to Free Radio Billy, sstv transmission coming up!
0045 UTC - Billy Joel - Piano Man

Thanks for the show Billy !
« Last Edit: April 20, 2020, 0050 UTC by Traveling Wave »
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Re: Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2020, 0026 UTC »
0023  lots of storm noise tonight, but signal is S3 , hearing RFB id @0025 and also sounds like a Billy Joel tune
« Last Edit: April 20, 2020, 0028 UTC by Davep »
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Re: Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2020, 0027 UTC »
Weak to fair signal hampered by high static.  Difficult copy and ute QRM.
Hearing Billy Joel @ 0031 with It's Rock and Roll To Me.
Legible ID @ 0036.  SSTV @ 0038.
Couple SSTV images @ 0038 but too much noise to decode.
« Last Edit: April 20, 2020, 0043 UTC by JohnS »
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Re: Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2020, 0029 UTC »
signal S9 on the SDR in Westminster, MD
00.25 song (a man)
00.26 song (a man) + ID, email address
00.30 ID, email address, greetings to the HFU
00.31 song (a man)
00.33 song (a man) +ID, email address
00.36 SSTV (2X)
00.42 ID and greetings (also to me)
00.43 song "Piano Man" (one of my favorite songs)



« Last Edit: April 20, 2020, 0047 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2020, 0030 UTC »
Not very strong in Fl but can hear "You May Be Right" playing...
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Re: Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2020, 0035 UTC »
S6 to S7 signal just above local noise floor

0033 Still Rock and Roll To Me - Billy Joel
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Re: Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2020, 0042 UTC »
6930 USB, S9+10 signal in Central PA; 0033 UTC 4/20/2020

0033 "Pressure" by Billy Joel
0037 Free Radio Billy ID
0039 SSTV image audio
0042 end SSTV then "FRB All Billy Joel, All the time" ID and shout-outs to listeners

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Re: Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« Reply #12 on: April 20, 2020, 0045 UTC »
Not audible out west near Seattle, but fair (with some noise) via the Northern Utah SDR ...

0044 UTC: "Piano Man" with OM talking a bit over it -- ah, I hear it a bit better now; he's doing HFU shout-outs. A scratchy night on this frequency.
0049 UTC: Another Billy Joel song. Can't quite make it out over the noise.
0105 UTC: Checked back via NA5B as OM is talking over "Allentown." Correcting the HFU post, saying it's "Free Radio Billy." Then gives email address, tells all to stay safe and signs off as the song continues. Signal's near-perfect via this D.C. SDR.
0107 UTC: OM comes back to do one last song, "All Billy Joel, all the time." Then thanks and goodnight as "New York State of Mind" revs up and plays.
« Last Edit: April 20, 2020, 0108 UTC by Treehouse SWL »
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Re: Radio Free Billy 6930 0018 UTC 20 April 2020
« Reply #13 on: April 20, 2020, 0046 UTC »
Good signal would radio says S7 but there is an S5 noise floor. Regardless nice music. Thanks for the broadcast.

« Last Edit: April 20, 2020, 0058 UTC by myteaquinn »
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