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Offline Zoidberg

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WBCQ 5110 Area 51
« on: June 24, 2012, 0032 UTC »
6/23/12, 2330z, 5110 AM: Timtron show, followed at 0001z by what sounded like WBNY relay - confusing program due to heavy echo/reverb and strong QRM from utility/data signal just below 5110.  Something about "I'm Commander Bunny" and "pirate whore of 2011"?  Only material I could ID clearly was opening with Collective Soul "Heaven Let Your Light Shine Down" and Doors "Roadhouse", with WBNY ID and QSL offer.  "You're listening to the Commander Bunny pirate whore of 2011 victory show"?  "Commander Bunny... crybaby power... gone completely insane... no original programs..."
0027z: Lumpy Gravy show, much more intelligible than 0001-0026z program.  Signal or propagation seemed to improve.

Unfortunately QRM from a powerful utility/data signal just below 5110 kHz makes clear copy very difficult.  It interferes with AM sync and ECSS lock, so the only way to listen without interference is in USB.
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Re: WBCQ 5110 Area 51
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2012, 0716 UTC »
That was the Commander's "Victory Show". Didn't you get the mass email?

CB should have stuck with the Grenade and the linear. It gets out better.

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Re: WBCQ 5110 Area 51
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2012, 0218 UTC »
Nope, didn't get the email.  I've been off the list since I logged Northern Relay Service against orders last year.  Had the same problem with Brother Stair and Harold Camping.  They wouldn't QSL because I logged both of 'em without prejudice.   ::)
That li'l ol' DXer from Texas
Unpleasant Frequencies Crew
Al: Palstar R30C & various antennae
Snoopy: Sony ICF-2010
Roger: Magnavox D2935
(Off-air recordings.)