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Author Topic: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020  (Read 1867 times)

Offline Ron Hunsicker

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2312  35343 in Wyomissing.  Bram playing with words.

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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2020, 2314 UTC »
S5 to S6 @ 2314 with clear ID
2315 - "Apache" for a bit, then more talking, signal is up and down.
2340 - ID's, 'the beacon of truth...'
« Last Edit: April 14, 2020, 2341 UTC by refmo »
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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2020, 2318 UTC »
Tuned in via Burke, Virginia, SDR after hearing just the faintest of signals out west here. The signal is good and clear via Burke.

2315 UTC: OM doing parody of a DX program, talking about "HCJB, Voice of the Andys," making fun of Dr. Gene Scott and more.
2319 UTC: Radio Azteca ID, then "Bram Stoker" offering suggestive "DX tips."
2320 UTC: Bram now doing parody interview of Glenn Hauser featuring sound clips.
2325 UTC: Bram now reading "actual" ridiculous news, also peppered with a sound clip or two.
2331 UTC: ID "This is Radio Azteca, the station with more than 144 in a gross. If you're just tuning in, where the hell you been; the program's more than half over."
2332 UTC: List of top 10 calls received on Radio Netherlands' answer line. This ends with the "Monty Python" theme music, followed by an ID.
2334 UTC: After another short musical interlude, reading letters and giving answers on "Doctor Radio" segment.
2340 UTC: Musical interlude into another ID, "Radio Azteca, the beacon of truth for the DX hobby." Bram then tries to do IDs in other languages.
2341 UTC: "This is Bram Stoker bringing program No. 12 to a close."
2343 UTC: Ends with fake interval signal.
2344 UTC: Then, after a bit of music, the start of Radio Azteca program No. 17.
2355 UTC: Program No. 17 is still audible, with a DX show parody, but the signal's fading into the noise now via Burke, Virginia, SDR.
« Last Edit: April 14, 2020, 2356 UTC by Treehouse SWL »
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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2020, 2320 UTC »
Radio Azteca relay 5170 AM S5-S7 in NY

2319: This is Radio Azteca, the station that gives you gross !

Video clip of broadcast: https://youtu.be/0B3MG6Uy9UU
« Last Edit: April 14, 2020, 2325 UTC by PirateSWL »
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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2020, 2321 UTC »
Frequency: 5170
Mode: AM
Date: 14 April 2020
Time: 2310 - 0015 (sign-off)
SINPO: 44444
Signal meter: S9+

Program Details:
DX'er parody, Glenn Hauser parody intereview

PSE e-QSL if possible and thanks for the show Radio Azteca
« Last Edit: April 15, 2020, 0019 UTC by Big Badfish Al »
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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2020, 2322 UTC »
SINPO 45444 on Chris's KiwiSDR.  Thanks Chris!
Signal much better in USB
2321 - Spoof interview with Glenn Hauser
2325 - Actual Stuff - Heinz pickle heist
2331 - ID by man
2332 - Top Ten List - calls received on Radio Netherlands answer line
2334 - ID by man
2335 - Doctor Radio

« Last Edit: April 14, 2020, 2335 UTC by texas1dxer »
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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2020, 2322 UTC »
2320 - Glenn Hauser in the studio on Radio Azteca
2325 - Fractured Fairy tales theme
2326 - Time for "Actual Stuff" w/ Bram
2331 - This is Radio Azteca
2332 - Tonight's top 10 list from Maryann Kehoe
2335 - Another visit from Doctor Radio
2340 - "You think the shit is easy?"  w/Bram
2342 - Bram Stoker bringing program #12 to a close w/ old Wellsville, NY mail drop address and advice: "Never kick a fresh turd on a hot day"
2345 - Radio Azteca Program # 17 w/ Bram Stoker
2347 - Letters from listeners
2355 - New Book: "Psychic Friends Guide To World band Radio"
2356 - Great moments in Aztec history
2358 - Bizarre news from the DX community
0003 - More actual stuff
0013 - Radio Azteca Program #17 coming to a close
0014 - United State National Anthem
« Last Edit: April 15, 2020, 0014 UTC by Radio Star »
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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2020, 2322 UTC »
signal S9-5-10 on the SDR in Milford. PA
23.19 ID and talking by a man
23.20 music
23.21 about DXing ("interview" with Glenn Hauser)
23.25 music
23.25 man talking ("Actual Stuff")
23.31 music
23.31 ID
23.32 music
23.32 man talking (Radio Netherlands)
23.34 music
23.34 ID
23.34 music
23.35 "Doctor Radio" in the studio
« Last Edit: April 14, 2020, 2336 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2020, 2333 UTC »
Excellent reception

2331 "If you are just joining us, where have you been?  The program is half over"
2333 Radio Netherlands parody
2334 "Monty Python Theme", ID
2335 Dr. Radio segment
2340 Musical interlude to ID and "Beacon of Truth" and mangled Spanish
2341 Instrumental jazz music "Bram Stroker bringing program number 12 to a close"
2343 IS (Rocky and Bullwinkle music), electronic music
2345 Radio Azteca program number 17 starts
2346 "Lone Ranger Theme", Your old buddy Bram is suffering from bad back up.  Reads DX mail.
2353 Song parody on liking odd things, Jack Parody with ID
« Last Edit: April 14, 2020, 2354 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2020, 2335 UTC »
S7 to S9 carrier, but tough copy through noise

2329 OM Talk
2331 MX
2332 OM talk
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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #10 on: April 14, 2020, 2347 UTC »
2345 UTC - SIO 333 in WNY, old pirate radio show broadcast.
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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2020, 2351 UTC »
One of my all time favorite stations . Thanks good to hear you again.
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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #12 on: April 15, 2020, 0009 UTC »
Nice reception of Bram Stoker nice 2335 UTC ... Shows 12, 17 ... reminds of the NAPRS relay days ......  ;)

off at 0016*   Hmmm maybe I'll try for the coveted Radio Azteca rejection rejection QSL card .....


Email just received from Radio Azteca - he will not respond to HFU logs or email reports .... try sending reports to Box 1, Belfast, NY 17214  3 US mint stamps please and good luck!
« Last Edit: April 15, 2020, 0051 UTC by clobdell »
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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #13 on: April 15, 2020, 0016 UTC »
OM talking wth sign off at 00:15.
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Re: unidentified (Radio Azteca) 5170 AM 2310 UTC 14 April 2020
« Reply #14 on: April 15, 2020, 0254 UTC »
Relay of classic Radio Azteca program, which was just great to hear with high production values and fun, edgy humor, just as remembered. SINPO=45444 here, at least, which is a rare treat.

2331- Rocky & Bullwinkle Theme
2331- Bram IDs station.
2331- Western music, followed by Top Ten Radio Netherlands calls (which sounded perfectly matched for the pandemic, with no one working in the office).
2333- Monty Python's Flying Circus Theme.
2334- Bram IDs station. Nobody has the balls to say it like we do! Followed by 60s sounding music.
2334- Doctor Radio Show. He answers all your questions. Lots of great DX inside humor, framed as letters from listeners, ala DX Mailbag, World of Radio, etc. Manual dexterity necessary for DXpeditions, most exotic QSLs seen (including Mr. Microphone used by neighbors and one from G. Gordon Liddy for a Watergate bug), lots of edgy questions from Jean Guy from Montreal, Blazing Saddles "Here comes Mongo," and address at Pennsylvania Dept of Corrections, Smegma, OK (thinly veiled parody).
2340- Drum and percussion music with exotic sound.
2340- Bram IDs, The beacon of truth for the DX hobby...You think this stuff is easy, listen to this," and then parodies Spanish SWL station IDs ala the 80s/90s (with plenty of "Jesus Christs").
2341- Upbeat jazz music with electric guitar.
2341- Bram bringing show number 12 to a close...had fun...already getting ready for show 13. Extraordinarily annotated reception notes, 3 stamps and a jar of vaseline sent to Wellsville, NY mailbox address for QSL. Parting advice to never (something) a fresh turd.
2343- Trumpet style interval signals (played 12 times).
2344- Music, exotic style with drums and low chanting.
2345- Bram in his beautiful Spanish station IDing.
2347- Radio Azteca back for show number 17, including nice sound effects for Chappaquiddick Bridge and extensive discussion of glow-in-the-dark condoms....
Plus much more ballyhoo and hootenanny. Great stuff!

Wondering who is relaying these great shows and if it could be the great Bram Stoker (not of Dracula fame) himself. Wonderful to hear and enjoy again after many years.

Would just love a QSL rejection (or rejection-rejection, which might cancel out the original rejection?) Great signal and sound quality tonight.
« Last Edit: April 15, 2020, 0307 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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