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Author Topic: UNID 1710 AM 0431 UTC 3 SEP 2022  (Read 382 times)

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UNID 1710 AM 0431 UTC 3 SEP 2022
« on: September 03, 2022, 0439 UTC »
Frequency: 1710
Mode: AM
Date: 3 September 2022
Time: 0431
SINPO: 33333 in Brimingham AL
Signal meter: S5+

0431 - Queen - Under Presssure
0435 - Grand Funk Railroad - Footstompin' Music
0438 - Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
0443 - OM and YL talking
0444 - Big Brother and the Holding Company
0449 - Rod Stewart - Young Turks 
0454 - Vanilla Fudge - STRA/You Keep Me Hanging On
0500 - The Eagles - Twenty-One
0504 - The Doobie Brothers - Wheel of Fortune
0508 - OM speaking
0523 - ZZ Top - Cheap Sunglasses
0528 - Lynard Skynard - That Smell
0534 - Rod Stewart - Downtown Train
0538 - STYX - Snowblind
0544 - Canned Heat - On The Road Again
0550 - Head East - Never Been Any Reason
0554 - CSN&Y - Helpless
0557 - YL ID??
0558 - Seals & Crofts - Hummingbird
0600 - Areosmith - Sweat Emotion

1355 - Stlll on with Classic Rock Format

Thanks for the broadcast. PSE e-QSL to bad_fish@hotmail.com


« Last Edit: September 03, 2022, 1356 UTC by Big Badfish Al »
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Re: UNID 1710 AM 0431 UTC 3 SEP 2022
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2022, 0502 UTC »
05:00 UTC - I can hear someone speaking (non-English) down into the background noise but the station is too weak unreadable and fading in and out from my location.
05:02 UTC - Now in English, something about direction (of travel) and a web address: www.??.com for further information.


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« Last Edit: September 03, 2022, 0504 UTC by ~SIGINT~ »

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Re: Shortwave 1710 AM 0431 UTC 3 SEP 2022
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2022, 0521 UTC »
05:00 UTC - I can hear someone speaking (non-English) down into the background noise but the station is too weak unreadable and fading in and out from my location.
05:02 UTC - Now in English, something about direction (of travel) and a web address: www.??.com for further information.


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That is the Hudson County travellers information station on this frequency.

I can’t hear a signal other than the Hudson County TIS on any receiver  :(

Still going at 1850 UTC! Got it on the N4DKD KiwiSDR in Alabama.
« Last Edit: September 04, 2022, 0228 UTC by Shortwave_listener »
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Re: UNID 1710 AM 0431 UTC 03 SEP 2022
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2022, 1240 UTC »
Ref the  Hudson County TIS, not bad for a 10 watt station.
FCC Universal Licensing System: WQFG689

I did find a thread indicating that the power was increased during the COVID pandemic "increase power from 10 to 100 watts for 90 days or the cessation of the national emergency, whichever occurs first" and that as of March 2021 "WQFG689 does still appear to be transmitting with increased power".

Unknown at this time if the station is operating at 10 or 100 watts.

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Re: Shortwave 1710 AM 0431 UTC 3 SEP 2022
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2022, 1859 UTC »
I wonder if the pirate on this frequency is still this one?
https://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/topic,101297.0.html
« Last Edit: September 04, 2022, 0227 UTC by Shortwave_listener »
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Re: UNID 1710 AM 0431 UTC 3 SEP 2022
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2022, 1926 UTC »
Here in Springfield, Massachusetts I am located about 2-1/2 miles from the Springfield Armory National Historic Site with it's TIS on 1710 AM "broadcasting with 10 powerful watts of powerful sound atop Springfield Technical Community College". It is S9 24/7/365 and rarely does anything overpower it, although I have heard the NJ TIS and Radio Corsair in the past. The announcement is looped. It is about a minute 28 seconds long and a YL speaks over an unid big band instrumental. Here is what it sounds like from my location.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XbmRL3MwjFovrFys0I1SBIgCzWmMvLNJ/view?usp=sharing
« Last Edit: September 03, 2022, 1931 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Shortwave 1710 AM 0431 UTC 3 SEP 2022
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2022, 1949 UTC »
Identification heard at 1948 UTC. I couldn’t understand but I am recording and I will post it when I am done recording.

1948 UTC-ID “Your listening to ?? 1710”
1948 UTC-Da Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart
1952 UTC-Whiskey, If You Were A Woman by Highway 101
1955 UTC-Eclipse by Pink Floyd
1957 UTC-Harmony Song by Pure Prairie League
2003 UTC-Natural Thing by The Doobie Brothers
2006 UTC-Hot Stuff by The Rolling Stones
2012 UTC-Handle With Care by The Traveling Wilburys
2015 UTC-Shambala by Three Dog Night
« Last Edit: September 04, 2022, 0227 UTC by Shortwave_listener »
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Re: Shortwave 1710 AM 0431 UTC 3 SEP 2022
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2022, 2211 UTC »
Here is my recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtVLdmJh9Y4

Please have a listen and see if you can tell what the station ID says. It is at the very start of the recording. I have listened to it repeatedly and I think it might be "Your listening to shortwave 1710" but I'm not sure. I had recorded longer but YouTube sucks and it wouldn't let me publish the whole recording because it had Take It Easy by The Eagles in it  >:(
« Last Edit: September 04, 2022, 0227 UTC by Shortwave_listener »
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Re: UNID 1710 AM 0431 UTC 03 SEP 2022
« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2022, 0210 UTC »
I hear: "Your listening to shortwave 1710".

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Re: Shortwave 1710 AM 0431 UTC 03 SEP 2022
« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2022, 0226 UTC »
I hear: "Your listening to shortwave 1710".

Thank you, this confirms what I thought.
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Re: UNID 1710 AM 0431 UTC 03 SEP 2022
« Reply #10 on: September 04, 2022, 1153 UTC »
Ref the  Hudson County TIS, not bad for a 10 watt station.
FCC Universal Licensing System: WQFG689

I did find a thread indicating that the power was increased during the COVID pandemic "increase power from 10 to 100 watts for 90 days or the cessation of the national emergency, whichever occurs first" and that as of March 2021 "WQFG689 does still appear to be transmitting with increased power".

Unknown at this time if the station is operating at 10 or 100 watts.

They are still running at 100 watts.   This is why 1710 is not a good frequency choice for pirates, 1720 and above would be better.
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Re: Shortwave 1710 AM 0431 UTC 3 SEP 2022
« Reply #11 on: September 14, 2022, 1546 UTC »
Still going today.
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Re: UNID 1710 AM 0431 UTC 3 SEP 2022
« Reply #12 on: September 16, 2022, 1840 UTC »
For folks in the upper South, the state of KY. uses 530 and 1710 for TIS starting at roughly at and west of I-65.

There are so many TIS's on 1710 these days, unless you're hearing an actual broadcast clearly, it's hard to tell what it is.

 

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