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Author Topic: BBC TOP 20 - 1969 via NAPRS 6919.6 AM 0034 UTC 10 MAR 2023  (Read 397 times)

Offline Shortwave_Listener

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Exact frequency was 6919.63 kHz at tune in but drifting down. S7 with the AB1KW KiwiSDR. OHR QRM across the band tonight.

0034 UTC-Carrier
0035 UTC-British DJ introducing the music
0035 UTC-Good Times by Cliff Richard
0038 UTC-British DJ introducing the music 
0038 UTC-First Of May by The Bee Gees
0041 UTC-British DJ introducing the music
0041 UTC-Surround Yourself With Sorrow by Cilla Black
0043 UTC-British DJ introducing the music
0044 UTC-Please Don't Go by Donald Peers
0047 UTC-British DJ introducing the music, BBC World Service ID
0047 UTC-If I Can Dream by Elvis Presley
0050 UTC-British DJ introducing the music
0051 UTC-Monsieur Dupont by Sandie Shaw
0053 UTC-British DJ introducing the music, list of the songs in the Top 20
0056 UTC-Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) by Peter Sarstedt
0100 UTC-British DJ introducing the music
0100 UTC-I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye
0104 UTC-British DJ introducing the music
0104 UTC-Station op identifying the program
0104 UTC-OFF
« Last Edit: March 10, 2023, 0104 UTC by Shortwave_Listener »
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Re: UNID 6919.6 AM 0034 UTC 10 MAR 2023
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2023, 0036 UTC »
Good reception, some fades/noise

0035 OM speaking British accent to "Good Times" Cliff Richard
0038 Brit OM introducing next song "First Of May" The Bee Gees
0041 "Surround Yourself With Sorrow" Cilla Black
All songs from 1969
0043 Increased noise, OM hard to hear, to "Please Don't Go" Don Peers (noise giving Shazam a hard time  :-\)
0047 "If I Can Dream" Elvis Presley
Maybe this was/is "Pick Of The Pops" which was on BBC 1?
0051 "Monsieur Dupont" Sandie Shaw
0054 OM giving recount of Top 20.
0055 OM "...and on Top" "Where Do You Go To" Peter Sarstedt
0100 OM talking but very noisy to "Heard Through The Grapevine" Marvin Gaye
0104 Off
« Last Edit: March 10, 2023, 0105 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: UNID 6919.6 AM 0034 UTC 10 MAR 2023
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2023, 0036 UTC »
0035 UTC On sudden with a British accented OM then music
0037 UTC OM ID'd the last song as by Cliff Richard, followed by "The First of May"-Bee Gees
0040 UTC OM with "First time in the Top 20", followed by a song by Cilla Black
0043 UTC OM with "Number 3", into unid song OM singer
0047 UTC OM with "BBC World Service", followed by "If I Can Dream"-Elvis Presley
0050 UTC OM chat, into unid tune-YL singer
0054 UTC OM with "That was Sandy Shaw", followed by a rundown of the Top 20
0055 UTC "Where Do You Go to My Lovely"-Peter Sarstedt
0100 UTC OM chat, into "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"-Marvin Gaye
0104 UTC OM with ID for BBC, short bit of previous song, then OFF

Thanks for the 1969 British countdown relayer! Classic year for great tunes!
Here's my recording of the show:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/19wKaWIV4skfYD25h_w8qoj_1iHnNMT2T/view?usp=sharing
« Last Edit: March 10, 2023, 0118 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: UNID 6919.6 AM 0034 UTC 10 MAR 2023
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2023, 0039 UTC »
S8 Good copy
0037 - "First Of May" - Bee Gees
0042 - "Surround Yourself With Sorrow" - Cilla Black
0104 - Off

Thanks for the classic's!
« Last Edit: March 10, 2023, 0105 UTC by Radio Star »
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Re: UNID 6919.6 AM 0034 UTC 10 MAR 2023
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2023, 0045 UTC »
signal S6-7 on the SDR in Rockport, Maine
00.40 song "First Of May"
00.41 talking (a man)
00.41 song "Surround Yourself With Sorrow"
00.44 talking (a man)
00.44 song "Please Don't Go"
00.47 talking (a man) program from the BBC World Service
00.47 song "If I Can Dream"
00.50 talking (a man)
00.51 song "Monsieur Dupont"
00.53 talking (a man) / hit-parade Top 20
00.55 song "Where Do You Go To"
01.00 talking (a man)
01.00 song "I Heard It Through The Grapevine"
01.04 talking (a man)
01.04 off

Thank you for the show. If possible, please QSL. Thank you.
« Last Edit: March 10, 2023, 0104 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: UNID 6919.6 AM 0034 UTC 10 MAR 2023
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2023, 0050 UTC »
0050: Weak music in the noise.
0054: Talk now.
0100: Mention of Marvin Gaye into I Heard it Through the Grape Vine.
0104: More talk and off.
« Last Edit: March 10, 2023, 0105 UTC by myteaquinn »
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