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Offline bandarr3000

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80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« on: November 08, 2020, 0224 UTC »
0223 - 80's forever radio ID.  S9+20 into Grand Rapids, MI
0228 - sudden fade down to about S3
0336 - signal very much improved with Morrissey/Smiths.
« Last Edit: November 08, 2020, 0337 UTC by bandarr3000 »
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Re: 80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2020, 0227 UTC »
S7 @ 0226 with "I'm The One That's Leaving" Bram Tchaikovsky
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Re: 80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2020, 0232 UTC »
02:30 Nice signal about S9 plus 10. ID by woman with a somewhat British accent then instrumental music.
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Re: 80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2020, 0233 UTC »
Weak here in Orlando, just above noise floor with brief fade ups above floor. Some noise and fading.
0230 Sounded like and ID.  Little fade up an instrumental playing.
« Last Edit: November 08, 2020, 0236 UTC by The Web »
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Re: 80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2020, 0234 UTC »
0232  very nice audio  S5
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Re: 80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2020, 0246 UTC »
Pretty weak here, first noted at 0234. Thanks for the show.
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Re: 80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2020, 0248 UTC »
Very good signal with low noise. Needle is bouncing around mostly staying on S8. Thanks for the show.

Good mix of rock songs.
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Re: 80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2020, 0302 UTC »
Solid S9 signal into SC 03:02Z
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Re: 80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2020, 0307 UTC »
signal S5+- on the SDR in St.Simons Island, Heorgia
03.03 song "Goodbye Seventies"
03.04 song "88 Seconds In Greensboro"
03.08 ID (a man)
03.08 song "A Different Man"
03.11 song "Only Lonely"
03.15 ID (a woman)
03.15 song "Why Must I"
« Last Edit: November 08, 2020, 0316 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: 80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2020, 0338 UTC »
Steady S9 clean signal into West Michigan with ID given @ 0337z.  Thanks for the show
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Re: 80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2020, 0338 UTC »
Frequency: 4180
Mode:USB
Date: 8 November 2020
Time: 0332
SINPO: 33333 in Uniontown PA
Signal meter: S7+

0332 -  Sharpel - Gone Crusin'
0334 -  The Smiths -  I Want The One That Can't Have
0336 - ID '80's Forever Radio'
0337 - Lotus Eaters - The First Picture of You
0340 - Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers - All or Nothing'
0344 - The Jam - Private Hell
0348 -  ID '80's Forever' by OM
0348 - Deacon Blue - Raintown
0352 - Wire - Boiling Boy
0358 - Chris Isaak - Cryin'
0400 - ID
0400 - The Soft Boys - Positive Vibrations
0403 - Danielle Dax - Fizzing Human Bomb
0407 - ID
0407 - Madness - Our House
0410 - The Sound - Silent Air
0414 - ID
0415 - UB40 - Red Red Wine
0418 - The Passage - The Half of It:Sissies
0421 - ID
0421 - The Clash - Washington Bullets
0425 - A Flock of Seaguils -Messages
0427 - ID
0428 - Style Council - Life At Top People Health Farm


Thanks for the show and broadcast. PSE e-QSL.
« Last Edit: November 08, 2020, 0431 UTC by Big Badfish Al »
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Re: 80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2020, 0347 UTC »
S9+10 and sounding great!  Thanks for the show!
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Re: 80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2020, 0410 UTC »
80’s Forever Radio 4180 USB S1-S2 in NY

0410: Madness “Our House”
0411: The Sound “Silent Air”
0416: UB40 “Red Red Wine”
0419: The Passage “The Half Of It: Sissies”
0421: I.D. into The Clash & Joe Strummer & Mick Jones & Paul Simon & Topper Headon “Washington Bullets”
0425: A Flock Of Seagulls “Messages”
« Last Edit: November 08, 2020, 0426 UTC by pirateswl »
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Re: 80s Forever Radio 4180 USB 0223 UTC 8 November 2020
« Reply #13 on: November 08, 2020, 1157 UTC »
faded in at
03.24 UTC The Greg Kihn Band - (I) Can't Stop Hurting Myself
03.27 UTC new song, mostly illegible, could have been German language?!
03.30 UTC station ID 80's Forever Shortwave
03.32 UTC rock song about "turn up your radio, you got about to rock'n roll", male singer

audible in NW Germany now, but weak signal and deeper fading, SINPO 24322

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