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TCS Relay 18040 USB 1828 UTC
« on: September 30, 2012, 1839 UTC »
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Re: TCS Relay 18040 USB 1828 UTC
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2012, 1850 UTC »
'The Lion Sleeps...' good signal on a quiet channel here in GA. Into a bunny thing. "The Crystal Ship, on.....relay network. 1850z

Peaks to S8 here, shallow fades down to S6

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Re: TCS Relay 18040 USB 1828 UTC
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2012, 1851 UTC »
9/30/12, 18040 USB, 1840z: TCS relay network ID, "Ring My Bell", "The Lion Sleeps Tonight", "We're gonna have roast rabbit" cartoon clip, that darned '70s station, other audio bits, Melanie "Brand New Key", "Afternoon Delight".

SINPO=44423.  Fair to very good via midwestern remote tuner, rollercoaster peaks and fades.
Just barely audible via the home receiver with indoor antenna.
« Last Edit: September 30, 2012, 1922 UTC by Lex »
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Re: TCS Relay 18040 USB 1828 UTC
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2012, 1855 UTC »
Weak here. Slight hint of music at 1855 UTC. Something with a female singer.
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Re: TCS Relay 18040 USB 1828 UTC
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2012, 1916 UTC »
18040 USB SIO 232-333

Overall fair to good signal with the quiet conditions up here with some deep fading at times.

19:09z 'Hot Child In The City' - Nick Gilder
19:11z 'My Dingaling'
19:15z Yosemite Sam bit followed by "...you are tuned to the Crystal Ship..." ID
19:17z 'Why I Vote Republican' bit
19:19z "...you are listening to that awful 70's music station otherwise known as The Crystal Ship on the TCS Relay Network..."
19:29z 'We Had Seasons In The Sun' - Terry Jacks
19:32z 'The Night Chicago Died' - Paper Lace
19:36z Dahmer Diner
19:37z 'Undercover Angel' - Alan O'Day
19:40z 'Having My Baby' - Paul Anka
19:47z 'Sylvia's mother' - Dr Hook
19:49z female pc TCS ID
19:50z 'Saturday Night' - Bay City Rollers
19:52z 'Kung Fu Fighting' - Carl Douglas

Audio (19:04z-20:21z): http://archive.org/download/ShortwavePirateRadioCont/TheCrystalShiprelay18040Usb1904z-2021z09-30-12.mp3

Thanks for the TCS relay! :)
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Re: TCS Relay 18040 USB 1828 UTC
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2012, 1948 UTC »
TCS Shortwave Relay Network, 9/30/2012,

1940- "Havin' my baby"- Paul Anka
1942- "Julie do you love me"- Bobby Sherman
1945- "Sylvia's Mother"- Dr. Hook

S-0 in Lansing Michigan, just enough audio to identify some songs with preamp on R-75. Low noise at this frequency.

Had to reconfigure my antenna tuner to pick up this much.


Interesting frequency experiment, but rather high IMHO for decent coverage. 12-13.9 mhz would probably allow more listeners to be out of the skip "blackout" zone.... THANKS for the relay, whoever you are!

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