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by Ed Joseph
Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Comcast Removing Detroit and Lansing Channels
Replies: 28
Views: 3778

Re: Comcast Removing Detroit and Lansing Channels

We removed Comcrap. We're stuck with Direct now, which will also be "removed" as soon as the contract expires. They're even worse than Comcrap, and we'll never go back to them. I guess we go offline. I'm sick of having no choice between greedy, stupid companies.
by Ed Joseph
Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: LAV who?
Replies: 8
Views: 2133

Re: LAV who?

You couldn't FORCE me at gunpoint to work for those morons.
by Ed Joseph
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: SHortwave pirate stations
Replies: 31
Views: 2730

Re: Shortwave pirate stations

Of the many reception reports I've received from my show being broadcast via pirate shortwave, I recently received the very nice report below. THIS is how I have always done reports, I'm glad to see someone else still bothers to provide details like this, including an attached MP3 file recorded off ...
by Ed Joseph
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: Aurora Borealis Possible In Michigan This Weekend
Replies: 8
Views: 763

Re: Aurora Borealis Possible In Michigan This Weekend

I can tell you this, the weekend of the flare was downright awful on HF bands. And what a mess the HF Hurricane Watch Net had to deal with.
by Ed Joseph
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: Scam Alert
Replies: 6
Views: 596

Re: Scam Alert

The sad part is there are tons of idiots who fall for this shit.
by Ed Joseph
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: Scam Alert
Replies: 6
Views: 596

Re: Scam Alert

These idiots with the "free grants" scam are especially a bunch of assholes. They have called us every 5 minutes for hours some days. Also, I do not do credit cards, period. I'm laughing every time I get a call from one of these "representatives" telling me there has been "fraudulent activity" on my...
by Ed Joseph
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: Scam Alert
Replies: 6
Views: 596

Re: Scam Alert

I treat everything as a scam unless proven otherwise nowdays. I'm generally right the first time. And the best thing is to simply NOT answer these calls. They will eventually stop calling then.
by Ed Joseph
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: Your best ever car radio?
Replies: 61
Views: 4172

Re: Your best ever car radio?

I had a Blazer I put a Radio Shaft C-QuAM stereo in when I worked at SAM in the 80's. Loved that radio.
by Ed Joseph
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: KFOG Bites The Dust
Replies: 8
Views: 850

Re: KFOG Bites The Dust

I had (maybe still do) some cassettes from early in KFOG's rock years in the 80's. I loved their approach to music and not just playing whatever the charts dictated at the time. You hardly heard any rock that made Top100 charts, for instance, and a lot of gold that never gets played nowdays. That wa...
by Ed Joseph
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: 40 years ago in 1979
Replies: 36
Views: 3607

Re: 40 years ago in 1979

I remember when 106.3 was WSBM! I believe they used Drake's automation package.
by Ed Joseph
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Broadcasting - General
Topic: National Radio Day, August 20. Who Knew?
Replies: 8
Views: 1079

Re: National Radio Day, August 20. Who Knew?

I've been doing digital editing for 25 years! And I've been on internet ten years before the Web ever existed!
by Ed Joseph
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: SHortwave pirate stations
Replies: 31
Views: 2730

Re: SHortwave pirate stations

The propagation is amazing tonight. Best I've seen in 25 years! 100 watt pirates coming in like locals on 6903USB and 6880USB.
by Ed Joseph
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: 600-mile lake tropo (8/24)
Replies: 14
Views: 983

Re: 600-mile lake tropo (8/24)

Sweet!
by Ed Joseph
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: Online shortwave radios
Replies: 4
Views: 455

Re: Online shortwave radios

I hunt mainly for pirates and weak offshore signals. WRTH wasn't a whole lot of help in those areas. I also find them quite useful for observing propagation as you can watch a range of frequencies at once. You can also record from them with one click and download it when you're done. One caveat.. so...
by Ed Joseph
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: New Age Radio (Streaming / Podcasting / Satellite / HD)
Topic: Why do they change the songs?!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1140

Re: Why do they change the songs?!!

I can vouch the Chicago edit was terrible, as were ALL the edited versions from CTA.

As for the Dramatics, the violin appears only on the LP version.