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shazam id'ing italian pop records during dxing

Post by Tim Bucknall » 28 Feb 2018 19:20

i can't believe how good it is with italian pop songs, whether they're in a 3 way pile up, massively distorted , off channel or barely audible!

once it id'ed splatter from the next channel i didn't even notice!
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Post by John Faulkner, Skegness » 28 Feb 2018 21:26

Shazam is excellent! I wish there was a PC version. It's a pain having to fire up my old Galaxy S2 as it's so slow at everything. It has also proved itself worth its weight in bytes at identifying Turkish, Baltic and Israeli singers!

Maybe one day it will be able to identify voices and therefore announcers. I'm sure software can already do that now, but it would never become available to the public. Would it?

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Post by Tim Bucknall » 29 Mar 2018 15:11

Shazam id'ed the Nicaraguan national anthem this morning despite insane levels of distortion and a very weak signal.

The Signal in question is an accidental relay via SATCOM on 262.280,the source signal seems very wide (or the centre freq is a long way outside the transponder passband) but SATCOMs transponder is only 40khz wide.

Since most Nicaraguan stations sign off at 0400 or 0500 id'ing this 24hr pop stn should be quite possible.

Since most latins air their national anthem at closedown or midnight shazam has a lot of potential
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