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Author Topic: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023  (Read 723 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« on: December 09, 2023, 1757 UTC »
1757 "Silent Night", SIO 333. 6949.75 kHz
2008 Off - thanks for the Christmas music!
« Last Edit: December 09, 2023, 2008 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2023, 1801 UTC »
1801z - Slight carrier in the waterfall.
1803z - Sounding like brief intermittent blips of light modulation far down in my noise floor.

Nonetheless, thanks for the broadcast! :)

Annoying S4 noise floor on the band at the moment. I really should get around to redeploying a loop-on-ground.
« Last Edit: December 09, 2023, 1806 UTC by RobRich »
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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2023, 1803 UTC »
SINPO=35232

1801- "Deck The Halls" old school recording.
1802- "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" by Frank Sinatra.
1806- "It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year" by Andy Williams.
« Last Edit: December 09, 2023, 1806 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2023, 1806 UTC »
Receiver Used: kiwiSDR Fair Hill, Maryland
Antenna Used: Wellbrook Loop or OCFD Dipole
Listened date:  9 December 2023
Listening time: 18:00 to 19:00 UTC
Frequency: 6950 KHz
SINPO: 45544
Details of the Program:
18:00 UTC Song "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (Frank Sinatra)
18:05 "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" (Andy Williams)
18:09 "White Christmas" (Bing Crosby)
18:12 "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" (Dean Martin)
18:14 "You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch" (Allan Sherman)
18:16 "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (Bing Crosby)
18:19 "Christmas Time Is Here" (Vince Guaraldi)
18:22 "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" (Baker Grace)
18:25 "Frosty the Snowman" (Bing Crosby)
18:27 "Someday at Christmas" (Stevie Wonder)
18:30 "Happy Holiday/The Holiday Season" (Andy Williams)
18:33 "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" (Mariah Carey)
18:35 "Santa Baby" (Eartha Kitt)
18:38 "Silver Bells (feat. Carol Richards)" (Bing Crosby)
18:42 Song "Christmas Tonight" (Ava Della Pietra)
18:45 "O Christmas Tree" (Tony Bennett)
18:48 "O Come All Ye Faithful" (Nat "King" Cole)
18:50 "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (Live at C.W. Post College, Greenvale, NY - December 1975)" (Bruce Springsteen)

Audio in Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/gle6yv8w4ftv1jhl6zqvc/6950-KHz-1800-1900-UTC-9-12-2023.mp3?rlkey=w4kppo7ljvhbw8ih73sqxoo4a&dl=0

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Merry Christmas friends.
« Last Edit: December 09, 2023, 1850 UTC by J. Carlos Pérez Montero »
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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2023, 1811 UTC »
Fair reception (noise/fades) but has been improving over past 15 minutes.  Might try grabbing video.  (Tried reception on tube radio, conditions too noisy here for good video.   :(  Thanks for broadcast cast.
1810 "White Christmas" Bing Crosby
1859 "Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer.
1901 "It's beginning to Look a lot like Christmas"
1904 "Holly Jolly Christmas'
1921 YL with ID
« Last Edit: December 09, 2023, 1921 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2023, 1825 UTC »
6949.700
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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2023, 1830 UTC »
S9+20 with the K3FEF KiwiSDR.

1727 UTC-Someday at Christmas by Stevie Wonder
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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2023, 1841 UTC »
Good carrier, but audio sounds kinda weak. "Santa Baby" and then "Silver Bells"
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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2023, 1845 UTC »
Reception into NE Ohio:

S2  SIO 222  SINPO 25242 Just above noise level

1844 UTC O Christmas Tree by Tony Bennett
1848 Joy to the World by Nat "King" Cole
1850 Santa Claus is Comin' to Town by Bruce Springsteen
1854 O Little Town of Bethlehem by Elvis Presley
1857 Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer by Gene Autry
1900 Carol of the Bells by John Williams
1901 It's Beginning to Look Alot Like Christmas by The Humbugs
1903 A Holly Jolly Christmas by Burl Ives
1906 All I Want for Christmas is You by Tony Bennet
1934 Sleigh Ride by Johnny Mathis
1937 The Little Drummer Boy by Harry Simeone Chorale
1940 Satellite by Love, Lies, and Fiction

Thanks for the broadcast!
« Last Edit: December 09, 2023, 1941 UTC by Chuck54 »
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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2023, 1849 UTC »
1837 UTC Tuned in to "Santa Baby"-YL singer (S9 with light fades and excellent audio...I have the frequency as 6949.7ish)
1838 UTC "Silver Bells"-OM and YL duet
1841 UTC "You Make It Feel Like Christmas Tonight"-YL singer
1844 UTC YL with ID..."This is Radio Free New England", followed by "Oh Christmas Tree"-OM singer, then "Joy To the World"-OM singer
1849 UTC "Jingle Bells"-Bruce Springsteen
1854 UTC "Oh Little Town of Bethlehem"-Elvis Presley
1856 UTC "Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer"-Gene Autry
1900 UTC "Carol of the Bells"-Unid childrens chorus, followed by "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas"-unid autotune voice
1903 UTC "Holly Jolly Christmas"-Burl Ives
1906 UTC "All I Want For Christmas Is You"-Tony Bennett
1910 UTC "Sleigh Ride"-Ronettes (Signal fading is moderate now)
1913 UTC "The Christmas Song"-(not Nat King Cole)
1915 UTC "Baby It's Cold Outside"-not sure what version
1918 UTC A song by YL singer I am not familiar with
1921 UTC YL with ID..."This Is Radio Free New England", followed by unid autotune voice song
1924 UTC "Feliz Navidad"-Jose Feliciano
1927 UTC "Baby It's Cold Outside"-another version!
1929 UTC "The Chipmunk Song"-unid autotune vocalists  ;D
1932 UTC "Blue Christmas"-Elvis Presley
1934 UTC "Sleigh Ride"-unid artist
1937 UTC "Little Drummer Boy"-Harry Simeone Choir?
1940 UTC A song I am not familiar with-autotune voice..."You're My Satellite" lyrics
1945 UTC "Oh Holy Night"-unid artist
1949 UTC YL with "This is Radio Free New England" with the sound of seagulls  8) followed by "Where Are You Christmas"-Faith Hill
1953 UTC Unid song and artist (childrens choir and piano)
1958 UTC "Little Saint Nick"-Beach Boys
2000 UTC "Wonderful Christmastime"-Paul McCartney
2004 UTC "Mele Kalikimaka"-Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
2006 UTC YL with "This is Radio Free New England broadcasting from the shores of Long Island Sound", then pause
2008 UTC Carrier OFF

Thank you for a very pleasant Saturday afternoon of Christmas music! Wish I had tuned in earlier! You covered 'em all  :) Here's my recording from 1845-2008 UTC:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1A_5NoJu-kdKIBlI9YVUx0OWK-nnjocIf/view?usp=sharing
« Last Edit: December 09, 2023, 2115 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2023, 1903 UTC »
1900 UTC song "It's beginning to look like Christmas"
1903 UTC song "A holly jolly Christmas"
1905 UTC song "All I want for Christmas is you"
1907 UTC signal into a deep fade.
1910 UTC song "Sleigh ride" (signal in and out of the noise)
1913 UTC song " The Christmas song"

S - 9 Thanks for the show and new station, pls qsl and thanks  :)
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« Last Edit: December 09, 2023, 1913 UTC by TRI International »
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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2023, 1906 UTC »
S8 SIO 333
1904 - "Holly Jolly Christmas" - Burl Ives
1906 - "All I Want For Christmas Is You" - Tony Bennett
1910 - "Sleigh Ride" - The Ronettes
1913 - "The Christmas Song" - Andy Williams
1921 - YL w/ID: "This is Radio Free New England"
1921 - "Last Christmas" - The Humbugs
1930 - "The Chipmunk Song" - The Chipmunks
1932 -  "Blue Christmas" - Elvis
1950 - "Where Are You Christmas" - Faith Hill
1954 - "Christmas Canon" - Trans-Siberian Orchestra
1959 - "Wonderful Christmastime" - Paul McCartney
2006 - YL w/ID: "This is Radio Free New England Broadcasting from the shores of Long Island Sound"
2008 - Carrier gone......
« Last Edit: December 09, 2023, 2008 UTC by Radio Star »
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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #12 on: December 09, 2023, 1909 UTC »
S6 in quebec/canada. Christmas songs playing

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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2023, 1910 UTC »
1910 UTC
S 9 + 10

CHIRSTMAS MUSIC
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Re: Radio Free New England 6950 AM 1757 UTC 9 DEC 2023
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2023, 1952 UTC »
Faint music in the noise here at 1950 UTC
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