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Author Topic: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021  (Read 4145 times)

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X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« on: January 17, 2021, 0048 UTC »
0048 UTC Music came up suddenly...."Nightwhisper"-Jody Wisternoff & James Grant
(S8 peaks here....probably the strongest signal from X-FM I've had here in years!)
0052 UTC X-FM sign on ID and music
0101 UTC "AM Radio"-Everclear
0110 UTC Thanks for the shoutout redhat!
0113 UTC "Lullaby"-Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
So far an awesome signal punching into Poor Brook Valley tonight Mr. Redhat!
0125 UTC "Steambreather"-Mastodon
0259 UTC Still getting a really nice S8 signal here with "Smothered"-Spineshank
0302 UTC "Factory of Faith"-Red Hot Chili Peppers
0313 UTC Thanks for the shoutout! Yep! It's late for me, but i had a good nap this afternoon........
0319 UTC A cacophony of crows cawing, into "Lampshades On Fire"-Modest Mouse
0325 UTC "Fire Escape"-Civil Twilight
0330 UTC "Vision One"-Royksopp
0334 UTC Live UTC time check, into "Never Ever"-Royksopp featuring Suzanne Sundfor
0338 UTC "Moaning Lisa Smile"-Wolf Alice
0347 UTC "Alrighty Aphrodite"-Peach Pit
0359 UTC "Breathe"-Bad Sounds
0403 UTC "What I Do"-Taylor Janzen

Drizzle, Drazzle, Druzzle, Drome-time for this one to come home......calling it a night here redhat! Thanks for the great sound and the retrospective tunes! And yes, the signal was pretty much killer here all evening! Wishing you a Happy New Year and tip of the hat for your 10th year anniversary!  :)
« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 0403 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2021, 0050 UTC »
0050 Faint music
0054 Fair reception at this point, too bad tAC wasn't helping in the broadcast effort :-\
« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 0106 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2021, 0053 UTC »
S9 @0053 with sign-on loop, mention of C-QUAM stereo.
0104 - "AM Radio", listening in stereo
0235 - still S9, occasional light fade, with "New Low" Middle Class Rut
0314 - S8, occasional deeper fades now but not bad.  Redhat with shoutouts and chatter.
0330 - signal back up to S9, no fades now, with "Vision One" Royksopp, sounding excellent.

Happy anniversary!  Looking forward to the next 10 years.
« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 0332 UTC by refmo »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2021, 0055 UTC »
SINPO=34333, decent signal here.

052- Instrumental modern electronic music. OM speaking over from time to time, but muffled.
100- "A.M. Radio" by Everclear.
105- Red Hat IDs and speaks over music. Shout outs to posters, thanks!
111- "Lullaby" by Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes.
116- Red Hat IDs music and station over tune.
116- "I Sat By The Ocean" by Queens of the Stone Age.
120- Recorded station ID with sound effects.
120- "Less Than" by Nine Inch Nails.


130- Red Hat with more listener shout outs from postings and emails. Telephone working as well tonight. Broadcasting from under the stars, somewhere east of the Rockies.
137- "Trials" by STARSET.
140- Recorded station ID.
140- "Radio" by Rammstein.
145- Recorded station ID.
145- "Rope" by Foo Fighters.

208- "When The Seasons Change" by Five Finger Death Punch.
211- "When Is The Future?" by VNV Nation.

259- "Smothered" by Spikeshank. Now SINPO=24222, deteriorating conditions.

354- Recorded station ID and then Red Hat IDs next song and time check.
354- "Energy Czar" by The Zolas. Improved signal, now SINPO=44333.

405- Red Hat IDs last song and station. Time check. He's got the diesel heater cranked up tonight. Shout outs to listeners still posting (thanks again!) Officially at four pages of logs on HFU! When     this started out 17 years ago, Red Hat wanted to expose people to cool new music. Talk of Jagermeister and motorcycle racing. More listener shout outs, time check and email address.
414 - "Dangerous" by Big Data.
419- Recorded station ID.
419- "Dark Star" by Poliça.
424- Recorded station ID.
424- "Someone Else" by Rezz & Grabbitz.
427- Red Hat IDs last song and then talks about song requested with connect to AC/Illuminati and X-FM, good stuff!
429- "Lay Down" by Alberta Cross.
433- Recorded station ID.
433- "Might Be Right" by White Reaper.
437- "Doubt" by Delphic.
441- "Phantoms Can't Hang" by Deadmau5.
450- Red Hat commenting on HFU comment. Time check. IDs prior songs. Talk about current music and how to discover new stuff. Music is my drug. Pirate radio is something that gets into your blood. Will keep going until the battery goes flat. IDs, email, phone number and then recorded station ID, into...
456- "Headlights" by Morning Parade.
500- Recorded station ID.
501- "Dear Life" by Beck.
504- Recorded station ID.
504- "Victoria" by Eve 6.
508-"Strangers" by The Rebel Light.
511- Recorded station ID.
511- "Bloody Valentine" by Machine Gun Kelly.

532- "Take The World" by She Wants Revenge.
535- Recorded Station ID.
535- "Realiti" by Grimes.

552- "Helena Beat" by Foster The People."
554- Recorded station ID.
554- "Old Wounds" by PVRIS. Fading a bit again, at SINPO=24222.
559- Red Hat IDs last two songs and then shout out to listener in Mexico. Email provided, and then station ID. IDs next song, then time check.
600- "Changes" by MUTEMATH.

613- Red Hat IDs last song and station, with time check. He's turned the heat off. Kind of hazy out there, but the stars are out there. Shout outs to listeners. Email and time check.
617- "Exits" by Foals.

The usual-- Well curated tunes with highly professional production quality and thoughtful commentary. Pirate radio at its best...Many thanks Red Hat. Never have we needed this kind of sharing of great music and ideas. You rock.
« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 0618 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2021, 0055 UTC »
Wow! S9+ here. 0050  Instrumental trance like music, OM interrupting to say that 'the broadcast will begin shortly' 0101 Everclear 0104 ID as 'X-FM, music to the power of X'  0109, thanks for the callout Red Hat.
« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 0110 UTC by raypfaff »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2021, 0058 UTC »
broadcast will begin in 1 min  s6 here   0059
power of x, like I have a choice.... 0117
Mastedon Steambreather.... 0125
great signal S7 0135
« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 0135 UTC by cwhamster »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2021, 0059 UTC »
10 over S9, very strong here
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2021, 0100 UTC »
SINPO: 34333 S6

0053 - "Aquaerobics" - Nooncat
         -  OM talking in loop? Something about broadcast in C-QUAM Stereo?
0101 - "AM Radio" - Everclear
0105 - Redhat chatting about prep for tonight's broadcast and highlights for this evening's show.
         - Thanks for the Shout-Out Redhat. Good to hear you again!
0116 – “I Sat By The Ocean” – Queens Of The Stone Age
0140 – “Radio” - Rammstein
0158 – “Cool Kids” - Echosmith
0235 – “New Low” – Middle Class Rut
0239 – “Pray To God” – Calvin Harris w/ HAIM
« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 0246 UTC by Radio Star »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2021, 0101 UTC »
Loud and clear into Alabama - sounding rich & smooth
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2021, 0102 UTC »
Strong here in southern Alberta playing AM Radio by Everclear at 0101.    Some fades, but pretty solid signal.
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2021, 0104 UTC »
01:00z  Radio Station X-FM  is on the air..   S9+20 Arm Chair Copy  Remote SDR    Just a Carrier at my QTH

02:50z  Signal faded into the noise just a carrier now.. and I'm fading as well..

Thanks for the Show Tonight.

Fantastic Audio tonight..   Happy New Year Redhat.. and Happy 10th Anniversary

tAC
« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 0248 UTC by Azimuth Coordinator »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2021, 0105 UTC »
Good signal in New Hampshire, S9-S9+10

0055z ID loop then "AM Radio" loop
0106z There he is... needed to do some minor tweaking, ID xfmshortwave@gmail
0108z Gonna try for a "Decade in Review" of the songs he's played in the last ten years
0110z Shouts to HFUnderground posters, already 19 replies and 125 views !!!
0130z Still sounding good here Redhat, S9+
« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 0134 UTC by DimBulb »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2021, 0107 UTC »
Listening from somewhere under the stars, on a Kiwi SDR in a state whose name begins with I.  Great signal and sounding good.

Thanks, redhat!
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2021, 0108 UTC »
0106 Red Hat on the mic, ID and email. About an S3 and noisy, fair reception.
0110 Shoutouts to HFU.
0113 Music playing now, some ok peaks.
« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 0114 UTC by flexoman61 »
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Re: X-FM 4185 AM 0048 UTC 17 Jan 2021
« Reply #14 on: January 17, 2021, 0109 UTC »
0109  Noisy in Wyomissing.  Synchronous AM helps.  Shouts out to a few folks.

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