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Author Topic: The Relay Station 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020  (Read 1779 times)

Offline Skipmuck

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The Relay Station 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020
« on: October 25, 2020, 2133 UTC »
2133 UTC "Drivin My Life Away"-Eddie Rabbit (Banging in here at S9+10!...Excellent audio!)
2136 UTC Open carrier, with brief music at 2140, then OC again
2146 UTC "Trip Switch"-Nothing But Thieves (distorted), then OC again
2150 UTC "Clap For the Wolfman"-Guess Who (distorted and undermodulated)
2153 UTC OC, then tones
2155 UTC OFF  :(

Here's a link to my recording:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sR9zmNcTOOGLkVvleNckoB3WWIOen15d/view?usp=sharing

Good to hear you again TRS! It's been quite awhile!  :)
« Last Edit: October 26, 2020, 0728 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: UNID 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2020, 2143 UTC »
on 5150.0
2139 carrier   (various weak ut/noise)   2146 audio ??   2150 voice QRM on USB

2204 carrier , lost before 2207
« Last Edit: October 25, 2020, 2208 UTC by Ray Lalleu »
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Re: UNID 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2020, 2143 UTC »
2140 Are You Bored Yet - Big Data Remix  just a sew seconds then more open carrier. Audio was distorted ..
2146 Trip Switch - Nothing But Thieves, audio off after a few seconds ... still distorted.
2232 Locomotive Breath - Jethro Tull  audio better
2237 Off
2242 Back On
2242 Change - The Revivalists  Audio sounds great now.  S-9+
2246 Northern Lights - Death Cab, then back to OC with beeps
2255 Adult Education - Daryl Hall & John Oates
2340 Aerials - System Of A Down
2342 Plush - Stone Temple Pilots    still strong with fast deep fades ...
2347 I Missed Again - Phil Collins   Nice playlist whoever you are!!
2350 Turn It On Again - Genesis
2355 I Want A New Drug - Huey Lewis
2358 In A Big Country - Big Country

Thanks for the tunes TRS!!!!
« Last Edit: October 26, 2020, 0030 UTC by Chris Lobdell »
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Re: UNID 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2020, 2145 UTC »
UNID 5150 AM S7-S9 in NY (with some problems)

2140: Wallows ft. Clairo “Are You Bored Yet ?” (Thanks for song I.D. Skipmuck)
2141: Back to no audio

2230: Nine Inch Nails “Head Like A Hole” (still S7-S9)
2246: Death Cab For Cutie “Northern Lights” (briefly then no audio but a repetitive bleep)
« Last Edit: October 25, 2020, 2247 UTC by pirateswl »
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Re: UNID 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2020, 2155 UTC »
2148 Solid S9+ 10 carrier, no audio.
2157 Tone... not sure what's going on, Carrier was off, back on.
2204 A few tones and sweeps.
2206 Music for a few, under modulated/distorted then carrier off. Bummer, good luck getting it going.

2230 Checked back to a S9 signal and music playing. Sounding OK.  :)
2253 A tune from Exile with S9+20pks. Sounding very good.
« Last Edit: October 25, 2020, 2254 UTC by flexoman61 »
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Re: UNID 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2020, 2157 UTC »
Carrier gone at 2155.  Prior to that the program material stopped (I Saw the Wolfman), then a tone, and some really nasty noise.

Carrier back at 2157.

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Re: UNID 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2020, 2236 UTC »
Surprisingly good audio coming in for this time of day to my locale. Signal is S7 and very clear. I don't recognize the song at the moment. Very good highs and bass. Thanks for the broadcast.
All logs made from my own SDRs, boatanchors, and antennas
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Re: UNID 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020
« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2020, 2248 UTC »
Excellent reception, thank you for fine Sunday night accompiament

2247 A series of "time pips" several seconds apart
2250 OM singing unid song
2252 "Kiss You All Over" Exile
2256 Unid song
« Last Edit: October 25, 2020, 2256 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: UNID 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020
« Reply #8 on: October 25, 2020, 2343 UTC »
Tuned in at 2335z to a fading AM signal and low audio. S4 mostly with upticks to S6. Sync detector really helping with this one.

2339z - System of a Down - Aerials
2343z - Stone Temple Pilots - Plush
2348z - Phil Collins - I Missed Again
2354z - Hewey Lewis - I Want A New Drug
0005z - Corey Hart - Never Surrender

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« Last Edit: October 26, 2020, 0006 UTC by Zane »
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Re: UNID 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020
« Reply #9 on: October 25, 2020, 2353 UTC »
SINPO=43333.

2352- "Turn It On Again" by Genesis.
2354- "I Want a New Drug" by Huey Lewis and The News.

008- "The Heat Is On" by Glenn Fry.
« Last Edit: October 26, 2020, 0009 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: UNID 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020
« Reply #10 on: October 26, 2020, 0027 UTC »
thanks everyone, i appreciate the reports and the help (and Skipmuck's recording, i can hear the ever so slight 120Hz "hum" due to a failing high voltage oil capacitor in my Henry 3K-A amplifier, its barely noticeable at this time but eventually its going to completely fail).
tonight's broadcast was a "burn test" at 100 watts, thats "baby'ing" the Henry for what it can deliver in AM output 😄.
this broadcast station comprises of a 'Great Scott Gadgets' "Hack RF One", control software "SDR Angel", a TX pre-amp module with a band-selectable LPF removed from a Yaesu FT-757GX2 (10W out) and that drives a Henry 3K-A (100W out) with a half-wave horizontal dipole 30 feet above average terrain in the clear open, broadcasting with audio response 20hz to 10Khz (20Khz total AM bandwidth).
it took me some time to get everything tuned, aligned and back in proper working order after not being on the air for nearly a year (about ten months), everything was out of whack and mis-aligned 😜.
I'm looking forward to relaying someone's Halloween's broadcast this Saturday.
have a great week ahead and be safe.
TRS.
« Last Edit: October 26, 2020, 0114 UTC by TheRelayStation »
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Re: UNID 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020
« Reply #11 on: October 26, 2020, 0037 UTC »
Signal Report from NE Ohio

SIO 434   SINPO 44334

2317 UTC Kids by MGMT

2318 Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson

 2321 End Of My Rope by Pokey LaFarge

2324 No BUllets by Spoon

2327 Voices Carry by Til' Tuesday

2332 Gettin' High by Tyler Boone

2336 Aerials by System of a Down

2342 Phlush by Stone Temple Pilots

2347 I Missed Again by Phil Collins

2350 Turn It On Again by Genesis

2354 I Want A New Drug by Huey Lewis and the News

2358 In A Big Country by Big Countyr

0002 Never Surrender by Corey Heart

0006 The Heat is On by Glenn Frey

0010 Turning Japanese by The Vapors

Not a bad signal for such losy conditions tonight. Eclectic selections of tunes! Thanks!
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Re: The Relay Station 5150 AM 2133 UTC 25 Oct 2020
« Reply #12 on: October 27, 2020, 0359 UTC »
It is nice to see the relay station on the air again. ;D
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