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Author Topic: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023  (Read 656 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« on: December 24, 2023, 1450 UTC »
1450 Just signed on, no audio yet... there's the audio. SIO 444. ION Radio ID.
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Re: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2023, 1451 UTC »
1450 UTC station ID "Yl spelled out I  O N then this is ION Radio"

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Re: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2023, 1453 UTC »
Very nice S9+20 in the Boston burbs. Jingling bells and Santa ho-ho-ho-ing.

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Re: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2023, 1455 UTC »
Hearing Santa Ho Ho Ho
Christmas music
SIO 333
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Re: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2023, 1508 UTC »
1508 utc SIO 222 direct weak with noise
Christmas songs
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Re: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2023, 1510 UTC »
Waterfall carrier and intermittent faint modulation at 1509z. Airspy HF+D and 31' vertical.



1524z - ID. SIO 544. Peaking S9+ via K3FEF WebSDR. Some fading. Good audio quality.
1528z - HFU shout-out.

Thanks for the broadcast! :)
« Last Edit: December 24, 2023, 1528 UTC by RobRich »
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Re: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2023, 1515 UTC »
Frequency: 6925
Mode: AM
Date: 24 DEC 2023
Time: 1510
SIO:333 in Uniontown PA

1510 -Christmas Related talking
1514 - Merry Christmas to the HFU
1514 - Elvis Presley - Blue Christmas


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Re: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2023, 1518 UTC »
S8 SIO: 444 Merry Christmas Ion
1516 - "Frosty The Snowman" - Willie Nelson
1519 - YL w/ID: "India-Oscar-November, this is ION Radio"
1519 - PSA: US Savings Bond
1520 - YL w/Merry Christmas greetings to HFU posters w/email addy
1520 - "Santa Baby" Eartha Kitt
1548 – “2000 Miles” - Pretenders
« Last Edit: December 24, 2023, 1548 UTC by Radio Star »
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Re: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« Reply #8 on: December 24, 2023, 1526 UTC »
Very Good reception
1525 "It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The year" Andy Williams
1529 "God Rest Ye, merry Gentlemen" Mannheim Steamroller
Your turn  :D, just missed ION ID at 1528, snippet of "God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen" on '37 Zenith 8154.  Your broadcast is perfect backdrop. https://imgur.com/a/T1ElYS2
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« Last Edit: December 24, 2023, 1536 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« Reply #9 on: December 24, 2023, 1527 UTC »
1527 UTC - Carol Of The Bells John Williams

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Re: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« Reply #10 on: December 24, 2023, 1528 UTC »
1524: Weak in the noise with It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year by Andy Williams.
1527: Carol of the Bells by John Williams.
1532: Silver Bells by Tony Bennett.
1538: We're a Couple of Misfits by Billie Richards & Paul Soles.
« Last Edit: December 24, 2023, 1539 UTC by myteaquinn »
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Re: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« Reply #11 on: December 24, 2023, 1546 UTC »
1540  UTC

S 9
Christmas Music
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Re: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« Reply #12 on: December 24, 2023, 1548 UTC »
5/7 E coast. Great audio and bandwidth. Nice to hear a station that put some work into the audio chain.

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Re: ION Radio 6925 AM 1450 UTC 24 DEC 2023
« Reply #13 on: December 24, 2023, 1611 UTC »
1610 Christmas tunes

S7-8, with a bit of fading and noise
« Last Edit: December 24, 2023, 1614 UTC by Kestrel »
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