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Author Topic: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020  (Read 1563 times)

Offline PirateSWL

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Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« on: August 16, 2020, 2319 UTC »
Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB S5-S6 in NY

2318: Teddy Augusta "Cali"
2319: Hymne Sovietique
2321: DJ Dickweed on the mic with an I.D. Has been busy working
2322: Two People "Dream Steppin'"
« Last Edit: August 16, 2020, 2323 UTC by pirateswl »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2020, 2322 UTC »
Good signal in New Hampshire, S6 with low noise levels (so far)

2321z Radio Free Whatever ID with DJ Dickweed
2336z ID, sounding good with good music in lieu of...
2350z DJ Dickweed is on 75 meters cause he wants to have a big beefy signal in his home territory (the upper right quadrant of the US)
« Last Edit: August 16, 2020, 2353 UTC by DimBulb »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2020, 2329 UTC »
SINPO=55555 basically. Signal killing it!

2328- "Wading Out" by Favourite People (instrumental).
2330- Recorded ID, OM, "Shortwave, new rock alternative...Radio Free Whatever."
2330- "Time Frame" by Speck Joliet.
2335- DJ Dickweed IDs and then identifies last three songs. IDs again. Your place to hear indie rock that Dickweed has discovered and wants to share with you. Tries to filter out the bad stuff and only keep the good and share pretty good stuff. Gives us the jewels, the diamonds in the rough. IDs.
2337- "Something You Can't See" by Desert Sessions.
« Last Edit: August 16, 2020, 2338 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2020, 2337 UTC »
S7 and good audio @ 2335 with "Time Frame" by Speck Joliet
0209 - still going strong, S8 and good audio with "High For Weeks" Emmett Kai
« Last Edit: August 17, 2020, 0211 UTC by refmo »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2020, 2339 UTC »
What's with the wintertime frequency? It's still sunny even where you are comrade! Not for long I realize, we're closer to the Autumnal Equinox than the Summer Solstice, but still.
EDIT forgot to say that the signal's good at Smolinski's SDR in Maryland.
2349 I'm getting the business from DJDW.... that's pirate radio! I guess I'll cry myself to sleep over never getting this signal with my own equipment again.... *sob*

0152 alright.... finally hearing something here on a radio that is my own and not the property of someone in another state with an internet connection. Now I'm not against web SDRs - far from it! - but there's nothing like copying things with your own RX. I hope you stick around for an hour or so as you hinted earlier, comrade. :)
« Last Edit: August 17, 2020, 0153 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2020, 2345 UTC »

Very Good Reception

2345 Unid song
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2020, 2346 UTC »
ID at 2337z and 0013z.

Under S1, but that is via my 148' loop-on-ground without preamp, so it is a relatively easy copy with a quick twist of the volume knob. ;) Frequent static crashes, which is typical summertime noise at my QTH, but strong modulation is carrying through them.

As always DJ DW, thanks for the broadcast! :)

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Peaking S3+ at 0033z.

Peaking S4+ at 0048z.

Conditions seem to be improving. Would be practically armchair copy if not for static crashes.

Thanks for the shout-out!
« Last Edit: August 17, 2020, 0051 UTC by RobRich »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2020, 0014 UTC »
0009 End of a song, canned ID, song, DJ Dickweed with ID and announced next song.

S6 here with a noise blob just above it (may be local.)
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #8 on: August 17, 2020, 0018 UTC »
SIO: 444 S7-S8 Nice to hear you DW!
0016- "Blue Hazy Highs" - Django Django
0020 - "All I Am In You/The Big Worm" - Caleb Landry Jones
0024 - "Love Is All We Share" - Cut Copy
0029 - DJ Dickweed among us behind the mic!
0032 - "Taste Your Love" - VC Pines
0035 - "Reverser" - FRogers
0038 - "Shakes" - Maddie Jay
0043 - "Don't Hassle The Hoff" - Aiming For Enrike
0047 - "The Pits" - Jacuzzi Boys
0050 - "Middle America" - Pure X
0058 - "FOMO" - Toledo
0106 - "Hungry Eyes" - Tobacco
0114 - "Nail-Biter" - Danny Webster
0123 - "Energy Czar" - the Zolas
0131 - "Indie Rokkers" - Soccer Mommy
0136 - "Round & Around" - DMA'S
« Last Edit: August 17, 2020, 0136 UTC by Radio Star »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2020, 0026 UTC »
signal S7-8 on the SDR in Elida, Ohio
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #10 on: August 17, 2020, 0026 UTC »
 ::)  Best copy on Holland, Mass Sigma KIWI. S-9 and over. Processed audio with some pro gear all inside 4 khz, congratulations. We all would like one of those processors, bro.
 Thanks for shout out and good engineering sense on SW never use more BW than you need. Fool the human ear lobes. I know some fools think FM and SW are same. Oh well.. Yes, thanks for the processor disclosure.
« Last Edit: August 17, 2020, 0035 UTC by skyman »

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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #11 on: August 17, 2020, 0032 UTC »
Hearing clear in Baltimore County, Maryland
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2020, 0034 UTC »
::)  Best copy on Holland, Mass Sigma KIWI. S-9 and over. Processed audio with some pro gear all inside 4 khz, congratulations. We all would like one of those processors, bro.
Thanks for shout out. Good engineering common sense for shortwave indeed very broad bandwidths run into very big turd piles because of adjacent channels and the old engineers rule on radio, more bandwidth than you need get more noise.
NASA knows this well from The Martian Landers.
 Perfect sense to try to get those sigs strong because most listeners don't have beef or even chopped liver for RECEIVERS or antennas.
« Last Edit: August 17, 2020, 0136 UTC by skyman »

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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #13 on: August 17, 2020, 0038 UTC »
0025 Tune in. Thanks for the show DW
0032 Taste Your Love - VC Pines   S7 getting slowly weaker.
0143 Trials - Cults  Signal now recovered and S-8!
0150 DW mentions A.J. Michaels and Phil Muzak of KNBS, buds of P.J. Sparx!  ;D
0206 Habits - Tove Lo  [DW know I like this one.]
0213 off
« Last Edit: August 17, 2020, 0215 UTC by Chris Lobdell »
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Re: Radio Free Whatever 4185 USB 2318 UTC 16 Aug 2020
« Reply #14 on: August 17, 2020, 0043 UTC »
0042 -- thumpy thumpy music at S3 into Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

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