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Author Topic: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020  (Read 2597 times)

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X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« on: December 05, 2020, 0104 UTC »
Tentative ID per preannounced broadcast at this time and frequency. All I have is a carrier unfortunately.
0236 Getting music at last, low signal but above the noise, SIO 122.
0239 faded below the noise level
« Last Edit: December 05, 2020, 0240 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: X-FM (presumed) 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2020, 0112 UTC »
Tuned in at 0109utc, detect weak carrier in ssb mode, carrier freq varies just a bit with modulation intensity which has a regular beat to it possibly from a rock tune,
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2020, 0114 UTC »
Just barely audible but mired in noise out here near Seattle. Fair signal (though with noisy fades) via Westminster, Maryland, SDR ...

0113 UTC: Repetitive instrumental music with male synth voice announcement that I didn't really catch.
0115 UTC: Caught the announcement this time, with ID of X-FM.
0116 UTC: Redhat on the mic announcing the time, then pre-recorded intro montage into "Under the Stars" by Morning Parade.
0122 UTC: Redhat lamenting having "one of those days," technical problems, and the terrible year in general. The signal's really getting lost in the noise via the SDR.   
0125 UTC: OK, switched to the Northern Utah SDR, which has a much better signal than back East, just as Redhat finishes his venting. Then he goes into HFU shout-outs.
0128 UTC: Redhat now just barely audible on my own radio out here near Seattle as he gives the email address.
0130 UTC: ID, email address and then AC/DC's "Shot in the Dark."
0133 UTC: Canned ID, into "Somewhere I Belong" by Linkin Park. Lots of amateur radio interference all of a sudden on the SDR, but the music's still fading up on my radio.
0137 UTC: Canned ID into "Got the Life" by Korn, quick chat by Redhat, then into "Freak on a Leash."
0146 UTC: Redhat talking about his need for loud music tonight (as well as a little beer) before reviewing songs just played, HFU shout-outs, and chatting.
0153 UTC: Intro and "warning" into "Let's Get F***ed Up" by The Cramps. Still trying to fade up on my radio here, but stable signal via the Utah SDR.
0158 UTC: Synth-voiced ID into "Leave Me Alone" by I Don't Know How But They Found Me.
0201 UTC: Canned ID into "Time and Time Again" by Chronic Failure.
0205 UTC: Redhat mentioning last songs played, time, then canned ID, into "Why (Part 2)" by Collective Soul.
0209 UTC: Canned ID into "Capital G" by Nine Inch Nails, then at 0213 UTC, another ID into "Welcome to the North" by The Music. (It's a nu-metal night!)
0218 UTC: Redhat chatting about the music he just played, mentions again he's drunk. Redhat's now audible from across the room at times on my radio here; now rivaling reception on the Utah SDR I'm also listening to.
0224 UTC: Canned ID then "Losing a Whole Year" by Third Eye Blind.
0245 UTC: Still listening, but just enjoying the music now ... Signal's audible on my radio but settled back into the noise somewhat out here.
0320 UTC: Listening just on my radio instead of the SDR now. The signal is rising every few minutes well above the noise in USB mode.
« Last Edit: December 05, 2020, 0322 UTC by Treehouse SWL »
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Re: X-FM (presumed) 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2020, 0125 UTC »
SINPO: 24222
Able to hear OM talking barely above my noise threshold @ 0124UTC
Hopefully conditions will improve!
0134 - "Somewhere I Belong" - Linkin Park (a little fade-up!)
0147 - RH behind the mic! w/hfu shout-outs!
0154 - "Let's Get F*cked Up" - The Cramps
0208 - "Why Part 2" - Collective Soul
0210 - "Capital G" - Nine Inch Nails
« Last Edit: December 05, 2020, 0210 UTC by Radio Star »
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Re: X-FM (presumed) 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2020, 0135 UTC »
signal S7-8 on the SDR in Fair Hill, Maryland
01.30 Talking and ID (a man)
01.31 song "Shot In The Dark"
01.33 ID (a man)
01.33 song "Somewhere I Belong"
01.37 ID (a man)
01.37 song "Got the Life"
01.41 ID (a man)
01.41 song "Freak on a Leash"
« Last Edit: December 05, 2020, 0142 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: X-FM (presumed) 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2020, 0136 UTC »
Turned on the Northern Utah SDR and catching you chatting about "One Of Those Days" at 0122 and making a hint about this maybe being the last of your broadcasts but maybe after many beers, might keep going rockin' the HF airwaves! AC/DC-Shot In The Dark at 0131. Signal on the Northern Utah SDR is a average of a S9 with fades and peaks hitting 5 over S9. Really glad you made it work out RH :), Thanks for the show my friend! Hopefully it is not the last :-\. Thanks for playing The Cramps!
Also got the Afedri back up and running using the loop antenna and signal is about a S8-9 with great audio! Great to have you back on the home rig here! :)
« Last Edit: December 05, 2020, 0303 UTC by oly1959 »

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Re: X-FM (presumed) 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2020, 0145 UTC »
A lot of noise down here tonight. Light fades with the noise makes it a little difficult hearing what is said. But, if this is your last broadcast thank you for all of your past broadcast. It has been a pleasure to listen to your shows.

Still here and listening Redhat at 0404z. You have one other listener.

Suddenly off at 0456z. Thanks for the broadcast.
« Last Edit: December 05, 2020, 0458 UTC by myteaquinn »
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Re: X-FM (presumed) 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2020, 0147 UTC »
Just tuned in.  Booming in 20 over into Alabama and sounding great with a very quite band tonight.  Thanks for the show!
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Re: X-FM (presumed) 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2020, 0155 UTC »
0153 Redhat talking and introducing song "music to the power of X," canned ID into song.

S7 but noisy.

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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2020, 0156 UTC »
S7 @ 0155 with "Let's Get F*cked Up" The Cramps, some selective fading
0158 - synth ID, then "Leave Me Alone"
0216 - switched antennas, S9 now and opened the filters up to 12k, "Welcome To The North"
0309 - shoutouts [thanks!], occasional light fades and narrowed the filters to 4k now
0321 - "1901" Phoenix, S8 and light fades
0344 - switched to SDRdx, to listen in CQuam stereo, not bad except when selective fading gets it.  Redhat on the microphone.
0404 - back up to S9 now, sounding good
« Last Edit: December 05, 2020, 0404 UTC by refmo »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2020, 0202 UTC »
01:55z  The Cramps...   No joy at my QTH    But your S9 with excellent audio in Utah
02:02z  X-FM Id
02:34z  MS MR.  Criminals  Still hanging in between s9  but i'm fading to s2

Thanks for the Broadcast !!! 
« Last Edit: December 05, 2020, 0241 UTC by Azimuth Coordinator »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2020, 0206 UTC »
Coming into the Bam loud and clear - enjoys hearing Redhat on the airwaves
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2020, 0209 UTC »
02:07 UTC, S-9 with fades in Central Illinois.
Awesome music tonight!  Thanks Red Hat for the programming!
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #13 on: December 05, 2020, 0216 UTC »
Picking them up here in Buckeye, AZ about S4 to S5. Good tunes. Heard the ID. 0217 UTC

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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0103 UTC 05 DEC 2020
« Reply #14 on: December 05, 2020, 0227 UTC »

225- "Losing a Whole Year" by Third Eye Blind.

230- "Farewell to the Fairground" by White Lies.
233- Recorded ID with OM and sound effects.
233- "Criminals" by MS MR.
236- Quick OM ID.
236- "Pleasure" by Betcha.
240- Redhat IDs last song and then station, then music, and now Redhat with shout-outs to HFU posters....thanks! Talking bands, albums and tours. "I'm drinking, what do you want?" Time check at 243. Issue with network provider, modem and access to network, with hours on the phone, yikes! "It's been one of those years." Yes Redhat, you roll the way radio used to be, thank you...Keep playing that kick-ass music! Talking Deadpool then next band/song.
248- Recorded ID with OM and sound effects.
248- "Strangers" by The Rebel Light.

Redhat still going!...
414- "Up The Dose" by Skrape.
416- Recorded ID with OM.
416- "I Can't Breathe" by Skrape.

The usual very catchy, cool and new-to-me tunes from Redhat....Thanks!
« Last Edit: December 05, 2020, 0426 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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