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Author Topic: WPOP 6950 USB 2133 UTC 5 FEB 2024  (Read 351 times)

Offline Skipmuck

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WPOP 6950 USB 2133 UTC 5 FEB 2024
« on: February 05, 2024, 2133 UTC »
2133 UTC Unid pop tune-OM singer (S8 peaks with light fading and noise)
2137 UTC DJ said something, followed by unid rock tune (OM saying something over the beginning of the song
(Sounded like WPOP? Or something POP)
2341 UTC OM with ID as WPOP and mention of a Flock of Seagulls..."enjoy", followed by presumed Flock of Seagulls tune (OM with "WPOP...W-POP...New wave never dies...OK, it dies)
2145 UTC "Now for some Psychedelic Furs...on WPOP", followed by "Angels Don't Cry?"-Psychedelic Furs
(Signal up to S9! Sounding really good!)
2149 UTC OM DJ, followed by "Here's Where the Story Ends"-The Sundays
2153 UTC OM DJ, followed by "It's My Life"-Unid artist
2156 UTC OM DJ, followed by "Heaven"-Psychedelic Furs
2201 UTC OM DJ..."Gotta pick up the kids...hope you had fun...see you in Heaven", then OFF

A new one for me! Thank you for the fast paced show...DJ was easy to understand and the audio was really nice! Hope to hear you again soon! Here's my recording of the show:

(I remember well the old WPOP on 1410 AM, back in the 1960's when they provided Oldies/Top 40 competition to Hartford's WDRC 1360! Both put in a decent signal into Springfield, MA.)
« Last Edit: February 05, 2024, 2218 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: WPOP 6950 USB 2133 UTC 5 FEB 2024
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2024, 2137 UTC »
2136 Music playing, S7-9. Robo talk, can't make it out.
2139 "Hello HFU, no Robo voice here, you are listening to .....?". Just to fast to copy.
2142 ID WPOP into "Space Age Love Song" by A flock of Seagulls.
        Thanks for the ID and your USB audio sounds great!
2145 OM, "Now Psychedelic Furs".
2148 ID WPOP.
2200 Off, Thanks for the great tunes.
« Last Edit: February 05, 2024, 2202 UTC by flexoman61 »
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Re: WPOP 6950 USB 2133 UTC 5 FEB 2024
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2024, 2155 UTC »
Very good reception.   WPOP is an AM Fox Sports, former Top 40, station on 1410 in Hartford.
2153 "Here's Where the Story Ends" The Sundays
2154 "It's My Life" Talk Talk
2156 More Psychedelic Furs coming up, this one is called "Heaven'
2201 "Thanks for listening, I have to split, pick up the kids, hope you had fun...." OFF
« Last Edit: February 05, 2024, 2202 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: WPOP 6950 USB 2133 UTC 5 FEB 2024
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2024, 2205 UTC »
Just caught the very very end of the broadcast live.
Chris Smolinski
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