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Author Topic: ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022  (Read 585 times)

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ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022
« on: October 13, 2022, 2107 UTC »
Fair reception, low but audible.  Best concert I ever heard was Mr. Diamond at Forest Hills Stadium (Queens, NYC - the former US Open Tennis site) touring for his Beautiful Noise album on 8/13/76, amazing performer/showman.

2106 "Don't Look Down" Neil Diamond
2109 "A Mission of Love" ND
2112 "At The Movies" ND, reception now very good
2115 "Baby Let's Drive" ND - silent pauses in between music
If you are taking requests "Beautiful Noise"
2121 "Tell All The People" The Doors
2123 "The WASP" The Doors
2129 "The Changeling" The Doors....Hmmmmmm 🤔......ION, maybe?
2133 "Goodbye Blue Sky" Pink Floyd
2135 "Comfortably Numb" PK....time for dinner prep.  Thanks for broadcast and playlist  ;D.
2153 "Sheep" PK....as I await dinner to finish
Thanks for Travelin' Wilburys during dinner.  8)
2219 "First Flash of Freedom" Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers.....and the playlist gets even better
2223  "Running Man's Bible" TP et al., now excellent reception during downpours/flash flood warning
2229 Off
« Last Edit: October 13, 2022, 2229 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2022, 2115 UTC »
21:10 UTC - Extremely weak and unreadable. I can see the carrier on 6974.730 and can hear some audio when in both AM and SSB.
21:14 UTC - Appears to be fading in and the signal is getting a little better.


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Re: ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2022, 2119 UTC »
2118 UTC "Drive"-Neil Diamond (S8 peaks with light to moderate fades and very nice audio...I have it on 6974.8ish AM)
2120 UTC "Tell All the People"-The Doors  :)
2124 UTC "The WASP (Texas Radio and The Big Beat)"-The Doors
2128 UTC "The Changeling"-The Doors
2133 UTC "Goodbye Blue Sky"-Pink Floyd (segue) into "Comfortably Numb"-Pink Floyd
2141 UTC Unid song with piano intro...Pink Floyd presumed
2203 UTC "Runaway"-Del Shannon
2206 UTC "Last Night"-Traveling Wilburys

Dinner music provided by the unid station ION Radio!

Thanks for the entertainment!
« Last Edit: October 13, 2022, 2243 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2022, 2126 UTC »
Significant fading - peaks at nearly S9+30, depths below S9 (nearly in the static). Overall decent copy; SINFO 55324
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Re: ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2022, 2137 UTC »
signal S7-8 on the SDR i Fair Hill, Maryland
21.33 song "Goodbye Blue Sky"
21.35 song "Comfortably Numb"
21.41 song "Don't Leave Me Now"
21.45 song "Empty Spaces"
21.51 song "Sheep"
22.01 song "Pigs On The Wing"


Thank you for the show. If possible, please QSL. Thank you.
« Last Edit: October 13, 2022, 2203 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2022, 2137 UTC »
2137 Pink Floyd "Comfortably Numb", SIO 444
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Re: ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2022, 2142 UTC »
2138 "Comfortably Numb" playing. S9+10 with some fading on K3FEF in NE PA. Really good audio.
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Re: ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2022, 2147 UTC »
Very good CT Yankee! Don't know how you did that, but yup it's me. Testing a bit but since we got a few listening I'll stay on.  8)

At 15 Watts.

Thanks for listening!!
« Last Edit: October 13, 2022, 2206 UTC by ION Radio »
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Re: ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022
« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2022, 2152 UTC »
on 6974.74        direct
2150 weak carrier, no audio
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Re: ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022
« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2022, 2159 UTC »
Very good CT Yankee! Don't know how you did that, but yup it's me. Testing a bit but since we got a few listening I'll stay on.  8)

At 15 Watts.

ION,

You played "The WASP" 2 or 3 times this past winter.  The only broadcaster I ever remember playing it.  ;D 

« Last Edit: October 13, 2022, 2218 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022
« Reply #10 on: October 13, 2022, 2349 UTC »
John Poet used to play it regularly ,Yankee.

15 watts will get you out, ION. I got out w/ 14 watts for years.

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Re: ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022
« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2022, 1816 UTC »
John Poet used to play it regularly ,Yankee.


The key is used to
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Re: ION Radio 6975 AM 2106 UTC 13 OCT 2022
« Reply #12 on: October 15, 2022, 2025 UTC »
John Poet used to play it regularly ,Yankee.


The key is used to

True. John was got by the same guy that tried to get me. No point in rehashing that, the guy is dead.

ION, I had listener who used to be able to confirm my low power set up due to the fact that I would play a cover of Status Quo's, "Pictures of Matchstick Men" when I was doing "Radio Al Fansome". I'd get an email from him before I got home from my remote tx site. We became good friends.   
 
What stunned me about that one was Fansome would send out signed, pre-made QSL's, in the mail the next day or earlier to the listeners who reported hearing it online, the FRW, or the ACE. There were a couple of other guy's who did "Radio Al Fansome" shows, they had the same experience w/ Al. Al was the best.

 


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