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Author Topic: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM  (Read 5337 times)

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CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« on: April 15, 2012, 0000 UTC »
Station sending Titanic related CW
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Re: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2012, 0001 UTC »
Decoding it here on an old M-8000. Titanic sinking after hitting an iceberg

Here is a link for a screenshot (and I mean screenshot, a picture of my monitor) from the broadcast. The file is large so you can zoom in on it and read it. Decode wasn't great but you will be able to figure out most of it.

http://i1128.photobucket.com/albums/m493/myteaquinn/Pirate%20Radio/DITDAHRadio.jpg
« Last Edit: April 15, 2012, 0055 UTC by myteaquinn »
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Re: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2012, 0008 UTC »
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Appears to be a close reenactment of the CW traffic of the shore station and the ships in the area of the Titanic the night she sank.
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Re: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2012, 0010 UTC »
S7 here.
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Re: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2012, 0012 UTC »
0010Z S9 MCW. Been going for a little while. Have a ton of static crashes, but unlike usually, doesn't seem to be distracting.

Off now. Recorded it from 2359Z until the end.

« Last Edit: April 15, 2012, 0042 UTC by skeezix »
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Re: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2012, 0015 UTC »
Nice signal here at 0010 UTC.  SIO: 454
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Re: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2012, 0037 UTC »
Massive signal here at S9+25.  Seems off at 0036.
Kind of sobering and bone-chilling to listen and imagine what it would have like to experience the events of that night in person.

Would appreciate your QSL, and thanks!
« Last Edit: April 15, 2012, 0127 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2012, 0039 UTC »
Historical reenactment of the Titanic sinking Excellent signal into Ohio - S9 +10. Sign off at 00:35 UTC- Please QSL Dit Dah Radio and thanks for the show - it was very interesting!
Location: NE Ohio

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Re: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2012, 0042 UTC »
That was awesome. Pretty noisy copy here but got a bit of audible morse:

http://corqswl.posterous.com/pirateradio-tribute-mystery-station-cqd-titan

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Re: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2012, 0045 UTC »
HUGE steady S9+20 signal here, possibly the strongest AM pirate sig that I've heard here in this house with the R8. No fading, no static. I recorded it, but I don't have a CW decoder and I never learned to copy CW, so if I don't have any program details, but if Dit Dah Radio would like to have a recording to verify the report, I can e-mail it.

Please QSL...
Andrew Yoder
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BRS, PA 17214

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Re: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« Reply #10 on: April 15, 2012, 0057 UTC »
Very loud here from tune in at 0017 to sign-off 0035

"A historical reenactment by DIT DAH RADIO your shortwave CW pirate. Dit Dah Dit Dah Dit Dah Radio" then off.

Copied 99% of the CW

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Re: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2012, 0100 UTC »
very good signal here also, tried to copy with computer but spacing between letters was a  bit to much
most of the time, did get some good copy though.
copied a lot with out the computer though.
very interesting night we have going.

eqsl  would be appreciated

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Re: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« Reply #12 on: April 15, 2012, 0243 UTC »
Was almost 60 over S9 here in Northern Ill. At first I thought I was crazy when I heard MGY CQD SOS....glad to see other people confirming this. 

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Re: CQD TITANIC 6955 AM
« Reply #13 on: April 15, 2012, 1627 UTC »
6955 AM (rx in USB) SIO 434

Good signal & audio quality with little fade.  Don't know code, but dig the concept of recreating the CW feel of that historic event - very cool Dit Dah Radio!

00:14z-00:35z Titanic's Morse traffic

Audio: http://archive.org/download/ShortwavePirateRadioCont/DitDahRadio6955Am0014z-0035z04-15-12.mp3

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