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Author Topic: The Vault 6985 AM 2213 UTC 10 July 2021  (Read 259 times)

Offline BigAl

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The Vault 6985 AM 2213 UTC 10 July 2021
« on: July 10, 2021, 2214 UTC »
2213 - Downtown by Petula Clark - S4 but coming up over last 30 min.  Good audio but lot of static crashes tonight.
2223 - The Tide is High - Blondie
« Last Edit: July 10, 2021, 2224 UTC by BigAl »
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Offline Ray Lalleu

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Re: The Vault 6985 AM 2213 UTC 10 July 2021
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2021, 2232 UTC »
on 6985.0
2230 "La vie en rose" modern version, 2234 next
2252 music
2258 ID : The Vault, pop
« Last Edit: July 10, 2021, 2258 UTC by Ray Lalleu »
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+/- : about 0.02 offset, ++/-- 0.03/0.04 offset
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Re: The Vault 6985 AM 2213 UTC 10 July 2021
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2021, 2248 UTC »
It's The Vault Keeper!

SINPO=34222 and climbing.

2242- "Walking On A Dream" by Empire of The Sun.
2245- "Desert Moon" by Dennis DeYoung.
2251- OM vocal clip, followed by OM recorded ID for The Vault.
2251- "The Bed's Too Big Without You" by The Police.

2341- "Woke Up This Morning" by Alabama 3 (Theme from The Sopranos).
2345- OM speaking with some music effects, like from a video game (can't copy due to QRN).
2346- Recorded OM ID.
2346- "I Don't Like Mondays" by The Boomtown Rats.

0011- "Oxygene, Part 4" by Jean Michel Jarre (so The Vault is closing down).
0013-  Standard Vault sign-off routine, with air raid siren, music, tones, time pips, two OM recorded IDs and then...
0013- Off.
0014- Carrier off.
« Last Edit: July 11, 2021, 0014 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: The Vault 6985 AM 2213 UTC 10 July 2021
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2021, 2252 UTC »
Music at 2249z. Sounded like an ID at 2251z. SINPO 15442. Using ECSS tuning. Floating right at to barely above the noise floor. Some static crashing.

Moderate signal improvement at 005z. SINPO 25443. Now using AM tuning.

0005z - "One Night in Bangkok"  by Murray Head
0006z - station ID
0008z - "1999" by Prince
0011z - station ID
0013z - station ID then off air

Thanks for the broadcast! :)
« Last Edit: July 11, 2021, 0014 UTC by RobRich »
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The Vault 6985 AM, 0005 UTC 11 July 2021
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2021, 0014 UTC »
Got it here in Connecticut with a fair signal, with lot thunder storm noise.  Just played a Prince song and then ID at 0011.  Local noise just covered it here.  Gone now at 0014.
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