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Author Topic: Radio CAE on 7500 kHZ right now UTC 2000 18 October 2020  (Read 1169 times)

Offline Swede P

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Radio CAE on 7500 kHZ right now UTC 2000 18 October 2020
« on: October 18, 2020, 2000 UTC »
Someone is playing the final broadcast from 18 October 1970 of Radio CAE (Canadian Army Europe) now on 18 October 2020 - exactly 50 years later. Anyone know who is up to this. It must be some kind of tribute. It is synchronised perfectly, i.e., the time checks from 50 years ago are in synch with the actual clock now. Pretty neat.

The announcer keeps reiterating that this is the last broadcast ever.
« Last Edit: October 18, 2020, 2002 UTC by Swede P »

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Re: Radio CAE on 7500 kHZ right now UTC 2000 18 October 2020
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2020, 2005 UTC »
SINPO=55444, very strong here. I wonder if this is a commercial broadcaster, given the quality and strength?

2003- OM DJ recounting visit of the Queen to visit the Canadian Brigade, with news coverage from the event by Barclay McMillan (then CAE News Director).
2005- Bagpipe regimental march.
2007- "There's A Kind of Hush" by Engelbert Humperdinck.
2010- “California Dreamin'” by The Mamas and The Papas.

Thanks for the ID Chris!

https://mt-shortwave.blogspot.com/2020/10/honoring-can-force-radio-cae-with.html
« Last Edit: October 18, 2020, 2018 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: Radio CAE on 7500 kHZ right now UTC 2000 18 October 2020
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2020, 2007 UTC »
SI0 555 at 2007.

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ARMENIA(non)   On October 18, 1970 Canadian armed forces station Radio CAE
from Werl off air. 50 years later, on October 18, 2020 we're bringing back
the last four hours of the program.  The moving farewell of a station that
shaped many in Westphalia. Christian Milling via shortwaveservice advising
that transmission will be via Yerevan 100 kW HR 8/8/1 antenna, as follows:
1800-2200 on  7500 ERV 100 kW / 305 deg to WeEu English Sunday October 18.
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Re: Radio CAE on 7500 kHZ right now UTC 2000 18 October 2020
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2020, 2012 UTC »
Wow, that is some great info. I am impressed that the signal is coming in from Yerevan, since it is blasting in clearly onto the University of Twente remote listening post. Good stuff.

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Re: Radio CAE on 7500 kHZ right now UTC 2000 18 October 2020
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2020, 2020 UTC »
Excellent reception

2019 "Chantilly Lace" Jerry Lee Lewis, perhaps medley
2021 "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town" Kenny Rogers
2024 ID to "A Well Respected Man" The Kinks
2027 ID, OM with story of '68 Canadian Military marches
2030 "Promises, Promises" Dionne Warwick
« Last Edit: October 18, 2020, 2032 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: Radio CAE on 7500 kHZ right now UTC 2000 18 October 2020
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2020, 2028 UTC »
S8 and good modulation @ 2026 with "A Well Respected Man"
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Re: Radio CAE on 7500 kHZ right now UTC 2000 18 October 2020
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2020, 2039 UTC »
I've been listening to this since 2003 UTC and the reception is awesome on 7500 AM! I found a link which might be of interest: http://eroc.de/index.php/en/radiocae-top-news/
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Re: Radio CAE on 7500 kHZ right now UTC 2000 18 October 2020
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2020, 2057 UTC »
Maybe this helps you out too: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkuYEtXMcoI&feature=youtu.be
Check it out!
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Re: Radio CAE on 7500 kHZ right now UTC 2000 18 October 2020
« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2020, 2125 UTC »
Very good signal and a very interesting broadcast.
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Re: Radio CAE on 7500 kHZ right now UTC 2000 18 October 2020
« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2020, 2153 UTC »
It's strange. I never heard of this station until just tonight when I found this tribute broadcast accidentally.
Yet, with only 10 minutes left until the end of this final broadcast, I find the shut-down to be a bit emotional. Maybe I am a sucker for sentimentality, but listening to this recording almost puts me right back there 50 years ago.


 

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