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Author Topic: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023  (Read 639 times)

Offline Skipmuck

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2159 UTC I'm hearing a weak signal here...could be European? "Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald"-Gordon Lightfoot
2201 UTC Some local? QRN at the moment...
2205 UTC OM speaking but nada on the copy
Thanks MP! Sadly, there is some annoying QRN killing the signal...I don't see any posts yet in the European forum...
2212 UTC QRN is gone! Music now, but I don't recognize the song...choppy fading so likely a Euro
2213 UTC OM talking now
2216 UTC "Lying Eyes"-Eagles
2222 UTC OM speaking now...still no luck on the copy
2226 UTC Unid song-OM singer
2230 UTC OM DJ chat..possibly ID just before the next song?
2233 UTC "You're So Vain"-Carly Simon (Getting some S7 peaks now...nice!)
2237 UTC OM DJ, followed by "Tiny Dancer"-Elton John
2243 UTC OM DJ, followed by "Traveling Band"-CCR
2246 UTC ID string now...Weekend Music Radio! Followed by music and OM DJ chat
(Now the question is...European or more likely a North American relayer?)
2251 UTC ID by OM, followed by "Maggie May"-Rod Stewart
Thanks for the info Big Badfish Al...I will move it to European. Interestingly, the playlist matches the earlier Weekend Music Radio post on 6295!
2306 UTC "Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald"-Gordon Lightfoot (Perhaps the show is being repeated?)
2322 UTC "Lying Eyes"-Eagles (So the show is repeating!)

Thanks to Weekend Music Radio and whoever is relaying this! If there is any chance of an eQSL I would greatly appreciate it! I understand if you don't QSL...."via the mystery relayer"...LOL

Here's a link to my recording of direct across the pond from 2159-2259 UTC...once you get past 2212 UTC the signal gets better and better until the end of the recording:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ERx8Ye1Fug0q9UGUPwW7pbt2oDOl2ljD/view?usp=sharing
« Last Edit: May 20, 2023, 2347 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2023, 2204 UTC »
2203 UTC
S 5 signal music (heavy static covering the audio)
very low audio
music
sound like eagle's song
operator talking between songs
Carly Simon your so vain
Elton john Tiny dancer
Traveling band CCR
ID as Weekend Music Radio ?
Ron steward Maggie May

2351 UTC   still going strong   replay of show

« Last Edit: May 20, 2023, 2350 UTC by N2MLP »
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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2023, 2205 UTC »
SINPO=22222
2203- "Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" by Gordon Lightfoot, but with major ute QRM right on top of the signal.
2205- OM speaking.
2209- Back to music, with a soft pop ballad and OM vocals.

2219- Just came back to radio to "Lyin' Eyes" by The Eagles, but still way down in the QRN (with ute QRM now gone).

2227- Checking back in, hearing "Visions" by The Eagles.

Signal stronger now, at SINPO=33222
2238- "Tiny Dancer" by Elton John.
2244- Travelin' Band" by CCR.

Nice catch, Skip! My guess is a European, based on characteristics and time of evening.
« Last Edit: May 20, 2023, 2244 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2023, 2234 UTC »


2234 Faint music.  Low noise floor, music just above it.
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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2023, 2235 UTC »
S8 peaks here, Carly Simon now.
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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2023, 2237 UTC »
2236 Your So Vain - Carly Simon

Only just discernable w/headphones

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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2023, 2243 UTC »
2242 Music Ö.. lots of local noise here so canít understand much S5
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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2023, 2250 UTC »
Weekend Music Radio. Most likely a European since it is like SIO:444 in the Netherlands and on other European sdr.
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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2023, 2252 UTC »
Music
SIO 333 some qrm
Soul music
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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2023, 2253 UTC »
(Now the question is...European or more likely a North American relayer?)
Much stronger on a UK SDR, definitely from Europe.
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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2023, 2258 UTC »
It was all the characteristics of a signal from Europe, from my vantage point. That's my vote. Thanks again for the nice catch and tip, Skip!
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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2023, 2259 UTC »
6295 went off air around 23:00 UK time so perhaps the guy moved to 6950

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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2023, 2303 UTC »
S6 SIO: 333
2301 - "Sundown" - Gordon Lightfoot
2341 - "You're So Vain" - Carly Simon
2352 - OM W/ ID: "We Are, Weekend Music Radio"
« Last Edit: May 20, 2023, 2353 UTC by Radio Star »
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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #13 on: May 20, 2023, 2314 UTC »
Hope it improves . . . not much audio making it here
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Re: Weekend Music Radio via ? 6950 AM 2159 UTC 20 MAY 2023
« Reply #14 on: May 20, 2023, 2330 UTC »
Really low signal here with some Peskie qrm
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