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Author Topic: Radio Cuckoo 6295 AM 0840 UTC 13 Dec 2020  (Read 821 times)

Offline KaySeeks

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Radio Cuckoo 6295 AM 0840 UTC 13 Dec 2020
« on: December 13, 2020, 0846 UTC »
On 6294.86 KHz. Actually coming in pretty well on Twente but listening on an SDR in Norway.

0844: "This is a trial version of Breakaway One." over Bruce Springsteen "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"
0850 : More Bruce Springsteen?
0854 : Bonnie Tyler, "Lost in France".
0858: John Lennon, "So This is Christmas"
0910: ID. Theme song from "Top Gun".
0919: The Smiths
0920: The Talking Heads, "Once In A Lifetime"
0950: Elvis Costello, "Oliver's Army"
« Last Edit: December 13, 2020, 0951 UTC by KaySeeks »
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Re: Radio Cuckoo 6295 AM 0840 UTC 13 Dec 2020
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2020, 0851 UTC »
on 6294.95
0850 music            0904 music, 0906 next    0924 music
1003 "Smooth operator", 1006 'You are tuned to ....' (not radio cuckoo), "Bette Davis eyes",
1009 full clear ID as radio Cuckoo, then OFF
« Last Edit: December 13, 2020, 1013 UTC by Ray Lalleu »
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Re: Radio Cuckoo 6295 AM 0840 UTC 13 Dec 2020
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2020, 0854 UTC »
on 6294.95

OK, so someone needs to align the SDR I am using against CHU or WWV.   :D
My SDR reports CHU as 7849.40 KHz (60 Hertz low) so frequency [of this station, Radio Cookoo] is more like ~6299.92 KHz. The end result is that after the offset, we are in close alignment.
« Last Edit: December 13, 2020, 0916 UTC by KaySeeks »
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Re: Radio Cuckoo 6295 AM 0840 UTC 13 Dec 2020
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2020, 0906 UTC »
on 6294.95

OK, so someone needs to align the SDR I am using against CHU or WWV.   :D
In fact, I rounded from 6294.94 to 6294.95
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Re: Radio Cuckoo 6295 AM 0840 UTC 13 Dec 2020
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2020, 0914 UTC »
someone needs to align the SDR I am using against CHU or WWV.   :D
In fact, I rounded from 6294.94 to 6294.95

Without the rounding, we are only 20 Hertz apart from each other. Very good!
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Re: Radio Cuckoo 6295 AM 0840 UTC 13 Dec 2020
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2020, 0921 UTC »
just checking on 7850, a bit low and noisy
I read 0.01 low, as usual, (so I always add 0.01 )

I prefer the Taldom station when there is a continuous carrier on 4996
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Re: Radio Cuckoo 6295 AM 0840 UTC 13 Dec 2020
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2020, 0932 UTC »
just checking on 7850, a bit low and noisy
I read 0.01 low, as usual, (so I always add 0.01 )

I prefer the Taldom station when there is a continuous carrier on 4996

CHU (and WWV) can be difficult to receive in Europe at this time of day.

In any case, I can hear WWV on this SDR and it has it at 4999.96 KHz on this receiver so -40 Hertz offset. OK. We say that this station isn't quite on 6295.000 and end it there.  ;)
« Last Edit: December 13, 2020, 0952 UTC by KaySeeks »
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