We seek to understand and document all radio transmissions, legal and otherwise, as part of the radio listening hobby. We do not encourage any radio operations contrary to regulations. Always consult with the appropriate authorities if you have questions concerning what is permissible in your locale.

Author Topic: Black Arrow Radio 15060 AM 1713 UTC  (Read 2192 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

  • Administrator
  • Marconi Class DXer
  • *****
  • Posts: 31393
  • Westminster, MD USA
    • View Profile
    • Black Cat Systems
Black Arrow Radio 15060 AM 1713 UTC
« on: September 23, 2012, 1713 UTC »
S1 to S2 signal, low noise, so overall quite good.
Chris Smolinski
Westminster, MD
eQSLs appreciated! csmolinski@blackcatsystems.com
netSDR / AFE822x / AirSpy HF+ / KiwiSDR / 900 ft Horz skyloop / 500 ft NE beverage / 250 ft V Beam / 58 ft T2FD / 120 ft T2FD / 400 ft south beverage / 43m, 20m, 10m  dipoles / Crossed Parallel Loop / Discone in a tree

Offline Beerus Maximus

  • Administrator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1415
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • hold my beer and watch this
    • View Profile
    • Beerus' 30 Below Site
    • Email
Re: Black Arrow Radio 15060 AM 1713 UTC
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2012, 1715 UTC »
Very nice copy here. Signal is S4, with some peaks near to S7 just now. 1714 UTC.
# Genetically engineered sentient sausage & undisputed inventor of the end-fed dipole. I also invented the schlumpy dipole.
# KiwiSDR, NetSDR, Airspy HF+, Airspy HF+ Discovery, TS-590, IC-7610, FTDX10, ANAN 7000 DLE MKII
# beerusmaximus@gmail.com * North Shore, Massachusetts

Offline Echo_One

  • Group W Bench
  • Sr. Member
  • *
  • Posts: 418
  • Classified
  • Onwards, Ever Striding Onwards
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: Black Arrow Radio 15060 AM 1713 UTC
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2012, 1717 UTC »
Picked him up from start of TX until sudden? cut off at 1715 - S3/4

Came back later on and had fair to good reception - fading at times

Mentioned by name at 17:40UTC

Read my 'Thank You for mentioning my name' email i sent to him at 1753

The smile on my face could be used to power his rig for a week when i heard my name
« Last Edit: September 23, 2012, 1755 UTC by Echo_One »
Echo One - Bringing An English Eccentricity To The Air Waves

reportecho1@gmail.com

Offline Sealord

  • Global Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 2353
  • North East Florida
    • View Profile
Re: Black Arrow Radio 15060 AM 1713 UTC
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2012, 1722 UTC »
15060 AM 322-323

Fair to decent signal with fading, but getting through for the most part.

17:21z 'Centerfold' - JGB
17:23z getting some QSO QRM from sideband chatter
17:29z can hear the Op talking, but can't make it out over the ssb chatter
17:38z 'Thunderstruck' - AC/DC!
17:39z thnx for the shoutout Black Arrow Radio!!
17:41z ID
17:44z 'Year Of The Cat' - Al Stewart
17:53z ID & email addy
18:01z Alice Cooper
18:04z 'Imagine' - John Lennon
18:07z 'White Wedding' - Billy Idol
18:12z 'Don't Answer Me' - Alan Parsons
18:12z shoutout to Radio Spaceman
18:13z "...greetings to Spain..."
18:18z 'Don't Fear The Reaper' - BOC
18:24z "...had some nice reports..."
18:25z ID
18:29z "...BA closing down...bye bye..."
18:30z Rammstein!
18:33z "...this should be your tune Space..." followed by what sounded like a child's voice
18:34z Off

Audio (17:38z-18:34z): http://archive.org/download/ShortwavePirateRadioCont/BlackArrowRadio15060Am1738z-1834z09-23-12.mp3

Thanks BAR! :)
« Last Edit: September 23, 2012, 2025 UTC by Sealord »
Indoors: WR-G33DDC & TT RX-340_DX Eng. 4-Square Array / Outdoors: Belka-DX_Whip / Poolside: SMC HF-150_MMD-40 (D.O.G.) / Off Air/Studio Recordings

BOR

  • Guest
Re: Black Arrow Radio 15060 AM 1713 UTC
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2012, 1735 UTC »
hearing him weakly on the west coast of Canada...in and out of the noise but peaks up nicely once in a while

Offline Beerus Maximus

  • Administrator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1415
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • hold my beer and watch this
    • View Profile
    • Beerus' 30 Below Site
    • Email
Re: Black Arrow Radio 15060 AM 1713 UTC
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2012, 1754 UTC »
Signal has come up considerably to a really nice S7+. Playing New Order at 1754 UTC and making live announcements to listeners.
# Genetically engineered sentient sausage & undisputed inventor of the end-fed dipole. I also invented the schlumpy dipole.
# KiwiSDR, NetSDR, Airspy HF+, Airspy HF+ Discovery, TS-590, IC-7610, FTDX10, ANAN 7000 DLE MKII
# beerusmaximus@gmail.com * North Shore, Massachusetts

 

HFUnderground T-Shirt
HFUnderground T-Shirt
by MitchellTimeDesigns