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Author Topic: Red Mercury Labs 6925USB, 0405-0417 UTC  (Read 1706 times)

Offline Chanter

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Red Mercury Labs 6925USB, 0405-0417 UTC
« on: August 17, 2012, 1334 UTC »
Caught RML last night for the first time!  SIO initially 444 into southern Wisconsin, degrading to 333 with time - darn that loud static.  Rock music I didn't know, followed by an SSTV transmission, then the OP talking with ID's included.  'You're aboard the Red Mercury.'  There was a QSO with somebody called Captain Ron in there, no idea who that is, then several minutes of silence before another SSTV image.  I couldn't catch either of those, sorry folks.  Back into the OP talking before sign-off, including another ID and 'smoke 'em if you got 'em.'  I haven't got 'em, sorry RML.  :)  Thanks for the show! 
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Re: Red Mercury Labs 6925USB, 0405-0417 UTC
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2012, 1457 UTC »
Recorder catch:

6925 USB SIO 322-323 overall

Fair signal with some fading - similar details as others.

03:15z-03:17z Scottie 1 SSTV image followed by voice ID:

Audio: http://archive.org/download/ShortwavePirateRadioCont/RedMercuryLabsScottie1Sstv_voiceId6925Usb0315z-0317z08-17-12.mp3

04:00z-04:10z came on with 'Fairies Wear Boots' - Sabbath
04:08z Scottie 1 SSTV:

04:18z Scottie 1 SSTV:

04:27z on briefly

Audio: http://archive.org/download/ShortwavePirateRadioCont/RedMercuryLabs6925Usb0427z08-17-12.mp3

Thanks RML! :)
« Last Edit: August 17, 2012, 1625 UTC by Sealord »
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Re: Red Mercury Labs 6925USB, 0405-0417 UTC
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2012, 1500 UTC »
I can't exactly explain it, but the audio during the 0315z SSTV transmission did not "sound right"

Scottie S1 Mode:

OM with "Red Mercury Labs 6925 Upper Side Band" at end of SSTV
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Re: Red Mercury Labs 6925USB, 0405-0417 UTC
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2012, 2031 UTC »
Recorder Catches on 6925.0USB.

Same details as Sealord noted; he speaketh the truth.  RML did ment in the 2nd block at 0413 that he was on 6925 AM.  Additionally, RML had QSOs fore and aft of the last image at 0416; I believe this was with Blue Ocean Radio.  Overall good signals, but there was considerable storm noise here last night, which really degraded image quality.

My captures:

Thanks RML; cute little feller, that Yoshi!

« Last Edit: August 17, 2012, 2138 UTC by jFarley »
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