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Offline East Troy Don

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CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« on: August 23, 2018, 0539 UTC »
CZFM TORONTO . 740 AM
on: Today at 05:31

"Zoomer Radio"

0520 "He's a Rebel"
0523 "Love on the Rocks" . Neil Diamond
0526  " Treat Her Right"   Elvis
0529  " Reminiscing"

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Re: CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2018, 1823 UTC »
Wait until you check out The Conspiracy Show on that station, Sunday nights, 11:00PM - 1:00AM. Before that is 4 hrs of Big Band tunage. Too bad that station is not AM stereo,   https://conspiracyshow.strangeplanet.ca/      and      http://www.zoomerradio.ca/ 
I was asked, yet another weird question, of how I would like to be buried, when I finally bite the big one. The answer was actually pretty easy. Face-down, like a certain historical figure in the late 1980's, (I will not mention who, but some of you will get it, and that's enough.) Why??? It would be a burial that will satisfy everyone: (1) My enemies will say that it will show me where to go. (2) On the same point, I can have my enemies kiss my butt. (3) It will temporarily give someone a place to park a bicycle. See??? A WIN / WIN for everyone.

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Re: CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2018, 0028 UTC »
btw,  call sign is CFZM 
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Re: CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2018, 2131 UTC »


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Re: CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2019, 0403 UTC »
Pretty strong signal thru a heavy rain front tonite:

03:54  ID and  "Only have eyes for you" . THE FLAMINGOS
03:57 "Kung Fu Fighting" CARL DOUGLAS
04:01  "Walk of Life" .  DIRE STRAITS
Moderate QSB AT 04:02

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CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2019, 0705 UTC »
Quote from: ThaDood
Wait until you check out The Conspiracy Show on that station, Sunday nights, 11:00PM - 1:00AM. Before that is 4 hrs of Big Band tunage. Too bad that station is not AM stereo

Yes and its a shame they are not playing ANALOGUE MATERIAL during the big band show! (Then anyone local would hear those as they were recorded and the BEST they could)

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Re: CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2019, 0057 UTC »
Big Band Sunday Night & The Conspiracy Show are two fantastically great shows.  Luckily CFZM is a regular (dare I say local?) after sunset here most nights.

Would be nice if they were AM Stereo. CFZM on C-QUAM would be a dream come true.
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Re: CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2019, 0142 UTC »
Big Band music Bill Purcell with Our Winter Love and before Guy Lombardo with Sweethearts On Parade, S6/7 in the clear @ 0240Z
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Re: CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« Reply #8 on: October 28, 2019, 0843 UTC »
This one has a better signal in here daytime vs at night.
Only about 250mi east of me with a mostly over water path
whereas at night skywave becomes a factor.
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Re: CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2019, 1833 UTC »
 0100 UTC 1 November 2019    CFZM  War of the Worlds

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSAFzp8jYH4
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Re: CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« Reply #10 on: November 11, 2019, 0438 UTC »
0400 UT  11 Nov      Conspiracy Show .  .Tonight's first half featured " reversals" - where they take audio clips of politicians or others and run them backwards . Some of the clips were from the " Canadian groping scandal " and when reversed , new and different words - supposedly what they really meant.

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Re: CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2019, 2208 UTC »
Last nite around 2115R (Romeo = eastern time) a Jo Stafford backed by the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra track prior to a track from 1943 via fabulous Buick car radio.
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Re: CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« Reply #12 on: November 18, 2019, 2158 UTC »
Last nite around 2115R (Romeo = eastern time) Anchors Aweigh by the Glenn Miller Orchestra via fabulous Buick car radio.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9T9Ui_Xw-c
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Re: CZFM TORONTO 740 AM......
« Reply #13 on: November 18, 2019, 2229 UTC »
CZFM Zoomer Radio 50,000 Watts clear channel just north of WNY, schedule for today...https://www.zoomerradio.ca/schedule/
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