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Author Topic: Earth Station 1W? 6985 AM 0105 23 May 2021  (Read 247 times)

Offline refmo

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Earth Station 1W? 6985 AM 0105 23 May 2021
« on: May 23, 2021, 0105 UTC »
S7 with 'this is earth station 1W initiating modulation test', then into ethereal music.
0110 - mention of electromagnetic radiation and ionosphere.  Some distortion in the audio and music.
0123 - 'modulation test complete, initiating ???', then music - "Random" by Gary Numan
0127 - 'please refrain from electromagnetic emissions on this wavelength'
« Last Edit: May 23, 2021, 0128 UTC by refmo »
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Re: Earth Station 1W? 6985 AM 0105 23 May 2021
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2021, 0106 UTC »
Very good AM signal that's up around S9. Thanks for the broadcast.
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Re: Earth Station 1W? 6985 AM 0105 23 May 2021
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2021, 0111 UTC »
0110 Just tuned in. Now with music ? ' Prophecy Theme "Toto
0116 "Tal Coat " Brian Eno
0117 Voice couldn't copy
0119 "A clearing " Brian Eno
0122 ? test Complete  "Random " Gary Neuman
« Last Edit: May 23, 2021, 0125 UTC by hsmith77 »
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Re: Earth Station 1W? 6985 AM 0105 23 May 2021
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2021, 0118 UTC »
0117 S5 A little above the noise level.  Someone talking with a synth voice and into ethereal music
Shazam has it as "Dunwhich Beach, Autumn 1960" Brian Eno
0123 OM, At least for me the synth on the voice makes it unrecognizable "Random" Gary Numan
« Last Edit: May 23, 2021, 0124 UTC by raypfaff »
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Re: Earth Station 1W? 6985 AM 0105 23 May 2021
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2021, 0118 UTC »
signal S9+ on the SDR in Vermont  but problem with the audio
01.15 electronic music
01.17 talking (a man)
01.17 electronic music
01.22 talking (a man)
01.22 music
01.26 talking (a man) anout signals and ionosphere
01.28 off
« Last Edit: May 23, 2021, 0129 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: Earth Station 1W? 6985 AM 0105 23 May 2021
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2021, 0122 UTC »
Good signal with cosmic music. The talk though is over modulated computer generated and hard for me to make out.
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Re: Earth Station 1W? 6985 AM 0105 23 May 2021
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2021, 0123 UTC »
01:21 UTC - Almost peaks a +10 on occasion. Audio sounds distorted with environmental music / sounds. This is different. I have heard this station before. I wouls need to search the HFU to find its name.
01:24 UTC - Some music. Now we can see what this station is capable of. It is 10 kHz wide AM.
01:28 UTC - Well, that didn't last long. Gone off the air?


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« Last Edit: May 23, 2021, 0145 UTC by ~SIGINT~ »

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Re: Earth Station 1W? 6985 AM 0105 23 May 2021
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2021, 0124 UTC »
Getting it in Denver with SIO about 222. Thanks for the broadcast. Will play it back from the SDR recording later to see what it's all about.
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Re: Earth Station 1W? 6985 AM 0105 23 May 2021
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2021, 0145 UTC »
0112 Ethreal music and electronic music with distorted male voice.  Something about "electromagnetic spectrum" at the end.  Off 0128 with a burst of ALE just below just as the station went off.

S9+ although the modulation seemed high so the overall reception was only fair - poor.
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Re: Earth Station 1W? 6985 AM 0105 23 May 2021
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2021, 1700 UTC »
SDR recording catch, generally a very good SIO 444 signal here from 0100 sign on, until 0128 UTC, although some fades now and then. Thanks for the fun broadcast! I have a recording I can send you in exchange for an eQSL, if you're interested.  ;D
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