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Author Topic: TCS Bubblegum Express 6925.56 AM 2214 25-Dec-25  (Read 2613 times)
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« on: December 25, 2013, 2217 UTC »

Fair signal.... The Lemon Pipers, Ohio Express two-fer, The Archies

TCS ID at 2224 into some Monkees. Drifting up to 6925.58, good audio.

Cuff Links, White Plains, more Archies.

2234: "You're riding the Crystal Ship Bubblegum Express on the TCS Shortwave Relay Network" into Turtles, Zombie Squad, Royal Guardsmen
2245: "You're riding the Crystal Ship Bubblegum Express on the TCS Shortwave Relay Network" into Shondells, Boyce & Hart
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« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2013, 2218 UTC »

Unid w/ Christmas music & ? - signal S+9 in the noise into the Land of OZ
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« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2013, 2220 UTC »

Partial ID of "Bubblegum Express".  Op announced relay.  Solid +9 sig here but audio was muffled a wee bit, making for some unintelligibility.
ID at 2213 and into Lemon Pipers "Green Tambourine"
Ided as The Crystal Ship Bubblegum Express at 2224
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« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2013, 2222 UTC »

S9 AT 2220 Sugar Sugar
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« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2013, 2222 UTC »

Bubble Gum Express
My Green Tamborine
Yummy, Yummy,
Chewy, Chewy
Sugar, Sugar

S9-S10 with good audio here.
Merry Christmas....
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« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2013, 2223 UTC »

6925 AM 2220 hearing music with great signal
2221 Sugar sugar

Thanks for the show!
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« Reply #6 on: December 25, 2013, 2223 UTC »

Heard Them ID as THE TCS Relay Network 2212. S-7
Still doing very well at 2322 with "Build Me Up Buttercup" by Foundations.
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« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2013, 2227 UTC »

2224 heard ID as TCS
Great signal in Central IL
Heard Sugar sugar

Thanks for the show!
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« Reply #8 on: December 25, 2013, 2231 UTC »

S9 in Kentucky, good audio.  "My Baby Love Lovin" by White Plains @ 2230z
Up to S9 +10, sounding great.  Enjoying the bubblegum pop..
Thanks for the show!
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« Reply #9 on: December 25, 2013, 2241 UTC »

good signal but lots of QSB here today...band flaky....

great THE CRYSTAL SHIP show !!!

THANKS TCS !!!

MERRY CHRISTMAS !!!
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« Reply #10 on: December 25, 2013, 2245 UTC »

solid S-9 now....

SNOOPY FLIES !!!

nice bubble gum flashback show.....

thanks TCS !!!
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« Reply #11 on: December 25, 2013, 2250 UTC »

S7 - S9 with QSB
2227:
"I'm a Believer"
"Tracy"
"My Baby Loves Lovin'"
Huh?
2236: "What's up, Doc?"
SID: "The Crystal Ship"
Email announcement
Huh
"I woke up in love this morning"
"Snoopy and the Red Baron" (I actually have a 45 of this somewhere) It's been a while since I heard this! About 1968 ?


"Indian Giver"

"Lay a little lovin' on me" - Another good one!

And s/off at 2340 with "Christmas Bells"
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« Reply #12 on: December 25, 2013, 2252 UTC »

Tuned in at 2238utc, good/fair sig, songs: "I woke up in love", "trouble trouble everywhere", "red baron", said "You're riding the TCS bubble gum express", said "tcsshortwave@gmail.com", more bubble gum music from the 1960's and 1970's. Edit: a bit of editorial here, now playing old 60's tune "Indian giver". In actuality it was white people who made treaties and broke all except one.
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« Reply #13 on: December 25, 2013, 2302 UTC »

S9+ with deep fades, good audio
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« Reply #14 on: December 25, 2013, 2309 UTC »

Very big signal here at 2256z, S9+10 with some quick fades. 53544. High local RFI level hurts the audio quality when it fades to S9

2258z - Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes.
2307z - TCS SW network "Bubblegum" Express ID.

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