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Cool AM (BOR relay) 13875 KHz USB 1915 UTC 12/31
« on: December 31, 2012, 1917 UTC »
Thanks to a tip on the IRC channel I have Cool AM on 13875 KHz USB, relayed by BOR. Signal is about S4, with moderate fading. Playing the blues at 1915 UTC.
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Re: Cool AM (BOR relay) 13875 KHz USB 1915 UTC 12/31
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2012, 1918 UTC »
About S2 here.
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Re: Cool AM (BOR relay) 13875 KHz USB 1915 UTC 12/31
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2012, 1921 UTC »
It's faint, and it's subject to I don't know what kind of loud interference here, but I've got them!  Blues music I think? audible at 1920.  

What's with me thinking this was a Europirate?  Duh, Chanter. 
« Last Edit: December 31, 2012, 1926 UTC by Chanter »
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Re: Cool AM (BOR relay) 13875 KHz USB 1915 UTC 12/31
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2012, 1926 UTC »
It's faint, and it's subject to I don't know what kind of loud interference here, but I've got them!  Blues music I think? audible at 1920. 

I caught a Europirate! :D :D :D 


Chanter, I'm just relaying a Europirate. THe transmission is originating from the west coast of North America. Sorry to disappoint you ;-)

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Re: Cool AM (BOR relay) 13875 KHz USB 1915 UTC 12/31
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2012, 1948 UTC »
*facepalms* I realized that right after I posted it.  Sorry BOR, I had a case of the slows.  Reply edited.  Still happy to catch this one, though.  I've only heard you once before, relay or no relay. 
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Re: Cool AM (BOR relay) 13875 KHz USB 1915 UTC 12/31
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2012, 1954 UTC »
Also hearing the BOR relay of Cool AM on the west coast.

SIO = 555 Excellent audio and no QSB. Outstanding copy.

Same details as the others.

From 19:45 to 19:52, Lots of blues songs I don't know the artists.

Keep up the excellent work BOR.


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Re: Cool AM (BOR relay) 13875 KHz USB 1915 UTC 12/31
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2012, 2010 UTC »
The signal is starting to rise above the S5 background noise. BOR Relay hanging in there at S6 - just enough to make out the music.
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Re: Cool AM (BOR relay) 13875 KHz USB 1915 UTC 12/31
« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2012, 2140 UTC »
After months of hunting, this is actually my very first pirate catch ever!  I live in an apartment with a huge noise floor, so hunting can be pretty difficult.  But this was actually captured with a Sony SW7600GR portable using only the stock whip!  I'm pretty excited. From Sherman Oaks, California.

The frequency I had the best reception was 13873 usb.  Had interference from a RTTY signal or some other digital mode at 13870, as well as some popping sound from a local something.  SIO was about a 3-2-2

Cool AM Relay

19:13 utc- A blues song
19.14 -Sounds like a male voice ID of station
19:15-A slower blues song
19.17-Signal improves slightly
19.20-Song change to song with piano
19.24-Song change to song with male vocals and harmonica
19:29-signal improves again slightly
19:30-song change
19:37-signal goes back down into static
19:43-sounds like station ID.  Male voice.  I can only make out the phrases "Otis Redding" and "First album I ever heard..."
19:53-Song with Male Singer, sounds a bit more modern than previous music
19:57-Sound like an ID, mentions "Europe" and seems to give a web address


Thanks a bunch for the show.  It was long enough that I got to practice my SSB tuning.  Due to the heave noise, and my lack of familiarity of the genre, sorry I couldn't be more specific with the song reports.  Thanks again, and have a great new year!

Rich

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Plz qsl. Thanks!
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Re: Cool AM (BOR relay) 13875 KHz USB 1915 UTC 12/31
« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2012, 2226 UTC »
Still going @ 2226z with a John Mayall song. S4 with ocassional S5 peaks. Background noise is getting low enough to make listening more enjoyable..
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