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Author Topic: Thunder Chicken Radio 6950/6955 USB 2231 UTC 10/11 JAN 2024  (Read 901 times)

Offline William Hassig

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Came on with comedy bit with audience laughter, fair S9 signal on Brookfield WI sdr, at 2236 "don't eat that yellow snow" then at 2243 "St. Alfonso's pancake breakfast" both by Frank Zappa, at 2245 some kind of wideband data QRM, moved up to 6955 and played more Frank Zappa songs, at 2311 "dancing fool" spoof of disco, at 2334 SSTV/FAX, more Zappa, at 0002 SSTV/FAX then more Zappa, at 0030 SSTV/FAX, at 0033 song "happy trails to you" and Thunder Chicken Radio ID then off, great to hear Frank Zappa again. I have mixed feelings about him because I was IBEW and he was anti union. To be fair he had a few run ins with the teamsters. Thanks for the broadcast.     
« Last Edit: January 11, 2024, 0040 UTC by William Hassig »
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Re: UNID 6950 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2024, 2235 UTC »
2234z S8 signal with talk
2235z into music.  A snow/cold weather theme to this broadcast so far
2253z S9 now on 6955
2306z S9, still there rocking away
« Last Edit: January 10, 2024, 2306 UTC by autovon »
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Re: UNID 6950 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2024, 2236 UTC »
2236 SIO 333
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Re: UNID 6950 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2024, 2238 UTC »
2234 Comedy act  S9
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Re: Thunder Chicken Radio 6950 6955 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2024, 2250 UTC »
2250 UTC just above the UTE on 6945 poor freq selection. with a loop recording
2251 UTC 6955 USB now with same loop..
2311 UTC Frank Zappa Dancing fool
0033 UTC Thunder Chicken Radio ID
« Last Edit: January 11, 2024, 0618 UTC by TheHappyWanker »
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Re: UNID 6950 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2024, 2251 UTC »
2250utc continuous loop
 changed freq? To 6955usb.
Lots of QRM
2255utc music
« Last Edit: January 10, 2024, 2255 UTC by Paul65 »
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Re: UNID 6950 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2024, 2253 UTC »
Thought I might have heard it but it was hard to make out under a super loud VFT station - now it appears they moved to 6955 (playing Zappa, so probably same station). Decent signal, but still getting some QRM from the VFT station just below it. SINFO 43443.
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Re: UNID 6950 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2024, 2258 UTC »
Reception into NE Ohio:

S7-8  SIO 444  SINPO 45444

2257 UTC Bob Dylan impersonator / Frank Zappa
2302 Flakes by Frank Zappa
2303 Jones Crusher by Frank Zappa
2305 City of Tiny Lites by Frank Zappa
2311 Dancin' Fool by Frank Zappa
2316 Jewish Princess by F Z
2318 Wild Love by F Z
2323 Yo' Mama by F Z

Thanks for the broadcast!
« Last Edit: January 10, 2024, 2324 UTC by Chuck54 »
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Re: UNID 6950/6955 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2024, 2310 UTC »
S7 here
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Re: UNID 6950/6955 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2024, 2310 UTC »
on 6955 USB      direct
2310 some singing
then lost in the noise here,
2327 some audio, below the noise
« Last Edit: January 10, 2024, 2328 UTC by Ray Lalleu »
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Re: UNID 6950/6955 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2024, 2311 UTC »
2310 Music playing, "Dancing Fool", just above the noise and static crashes.
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Re: UNID 6950/6955 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2024, 2312 UTC »
2310 UTC SIO 444 into my SDR direct
2310 Dancin' Fool by Frank Zappa
2315 Jewish Princess by Frank Zappa
2317 Wild Love by Frank Zappa
Thanks for the program.
0033 SSTV

« Last Edit: January 11, 2024, 0037 UTC by Sky Waves »
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Re: UNID 6950/6955 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #12 on: January 10, 2024, 2312 UTC »
Music at 2308z. SIO 333 via Airspy HF+D and 148' loop-on-ground. Some band noise and static crashing, but a generally listenable copy.

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Re: UNID 6950/6955 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #13 on: January 10, 2024, 2318 UTC »
25342 in my neighborhood--the noise is fierce!
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Re: UNID 6950/6955 USB 2231 UTC 10 JAN 2024
« Reply #14 on: January 10, 2024, 2339 UTC »
Thunder Chicken booming into Chicago S9
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