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Author Topic: ION Radio 6929.8 AM 1706 UTC 20 Dec 2020  (Read 443 times)

Offline Skipmuck

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ION Radio 6929.8 AM 1706 UTC 20 Dec 2020
« on: December 20, 2020, 1707 UTC »
1706 UTC Instrumental music with YL giving phonetic and regular ID's over the song "Tis The Season"-NCS (Per Shazam)
(Excellent AM audio at S9+ here!)
1720 UTC YL with Our email address is ionradioshortwave@gmail.com followed by "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas"-Perry Como
1713 UTC YL wishing everybody on the HFU a safe and happy holiday, into "Happy Holidays/The Holiday Season"-Andy Williams
1716 UTC YL with "India Oscar November, this is ION Radio", into "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!"-Frank Sinatra
1719 UTC YL with ID, into "A Marshmallow World"-Dean Martin
1721 UTC "A Holly Jolly Christmas"-Burl Ives
1723 UTC YL wishing a Merry Christmas to everyone on the HFU...., into "Sleigh Ride"-Johnny Mathis
1727 UTC YL same as 1723 UTC, into spoken word/singing advertisement, into a story about St Nick
1729 UTC YL same as 1723 UTC, into "Blue Christmas"-Elvis Presley
1732 UTC "Frosty the Snowman"-Willie Nelson
1734 UTC Tuberculosis PSA, YL with ID, then spoken word PSA "an investment in freedom"
1735 UTC YL with ID, into "Santa Baby"-Eartha Kitt
1739 UTC YL with ID, into "It's The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"-Andy Williams
1741 UTC "Carol of the Bells"-John Williams
1743 UTC YL with ID, into "God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen"-Mannheim Steamroller
1745 UTC "Silver Bells"-Tony Bennett
1748 UTC "Christmas Time Is Here"-Vince Guaraldi Trio
1752 UTC "We Are Santa's Elves"-Videocraft Chorus
1754 UTC "Silver and Gold"-Burl Ives
1755 UTC "Frosty the Snowman"-Jimmy Durante segue into "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"-Fred Astaire, segue into "You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch"-Thurl Ravenscroft
1758 UTC Signal dropped down to just above the noise floor with YL spoken word  :(
1801 UTC "Blue Christmas"-Mel Blanc (Signal is pretty much gone now)
1804 UTC Signal recovered! "2,000 Miles"-Pretenders
1807 UTC "Tis the Season"-NCS with YL giving ID over the music
1809 UTC "Merry Merry Merry Frickin Christmas"-Frickin A
1812 UTC "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"-Weezer
1813 UTC Signal dropped down into the noise again

Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas and a safe one also ION Radio! Thank you for all the shows and awesome eQSL's over the past year!  :)

Here's my recording of the first 56 minutes of the show...
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1glej5bNYdVf_sqTBQUMX5_pOGci7itcq/view?usp=sharing
« Last Edit: December 20, 2020, 1817 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Ion Radio 6930 AM 1707 UTC 20 Dec 2020
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2020, 1707 UTC »
1707 Christmas music, ID. SIO 333
1826 Still a nice signal, SIO 444 most of the time now.
« Last Edit: December 20, 2020, 1826 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: ION Radio 6929.8 AM 1706 UTC 20 Dec 2020
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2020, 1710 UTC »
S8 here, good signal
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Re: ION Radio 6929.8 AM 1706 UTC 20 Dec 2020
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2020, 1711 UTC »
ION Radio 6929.8 AM S3-S8 in NY

1710: India Oscar November This Is ION Radio I.D. & email address into Perry Como “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas”
1713: Another I.D. & email with Holiday Greetings to HFU posters into Andy Williams “Happy Holiday/The Holiday Season”
1716: Another phonetic I.D. into Frank Sinatra “Let It Snow ! Let It Snow ! Let It Snow !”
1719: Another phonetic I.D. into Dean Martin “A Marshmallow World”
1721: Burl Ives “A Holly Jolly Christmas”
1759: Peter Griffin “Ding Fries Are Done” (love this clip)

Video clip of broadcast: https://youtu.be/ZmnF2Wir-_s

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year ION
« Last Edit: December 20, 2020, 1800 UTC by pirateswl »
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Re: ION Radio 6929.8 AM 1706 UTC 20 Dec 2020
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2020, 1722 UTC »
Good reception

1721 "Holly Jolly Christmas"
1724 OM "Merry Christmas" to "Sleigh Ride"
1729 OM telling Christmas story....Merry Christmas to everyone on HFU
1732 "Frosty the Snowman"
1734 "India...Oscar....November" to Lucille Ball (?), US Saving Bond
1736 "Santa Baby"
1739 "India...Oscar....November" to "Most Wonderful Time of the Year"
1747 "Silver Bells"
1753 Reception getting noisy
1758 Signal under noise floor
« Last Edit: December 20, 2020, 1758 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: ION Radio 6929.8 AM 1706 UTC 20 Dec 2020
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2020, 1729 UTC »
SIO: 444  S7 - S8
1727 - Singing advertisement
1728 - The Story of Santa Claus
1729 - YL with holidays greetings from Ion Radio to everyone on HFU. Email addy given
1730 - "Blue Christmas" - Elvis
1732 - "Frosty The Snowman" - Willie Nelson
1734 - Tuberculosis public service ad. India-Oscar-November, ION Radio. U.S. Savings Bond gift idea ad.
            YL with holidays greetings from Ion Radio to everyone on HFU.
1735 - "Santa Baby" - Eartha Kitt
1739 - "It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year" - Andy Williams
1742 - "Carol Of The Bells" - John Williams
1743 - YL with holidays greetings from Ion Radio to everyone on HFU. Email addy given
1743 - "God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen" - Mannheim Steamroller
1745 - "Silver Bells" - Tony Bennett
1748 - "Christmas Time Is Here" - Vince Guaraldi Trio
1751 - Montage of songs from: "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer"
1755 - Montage of songs from: "Frosty The Snowman"
1800 - YL w/ ID & email addy
1802 - "Blue Christmas" - Mel Blanc as Porky Pig
1803 - "2000 Miles" - The Pretenders
1806 - Signal just dropped off.... Thanks for the show Ion!
« Last Edit: December 20, 2020, 1809 UTC by Radio Star »
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Re: ION Radio 6929.8 AM 1706 UTC 20 Dec 2020
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2020, 1731 UTC »
signal S8-9 on the SDR in Vermont
17.29 ID and email (a woman)
17.29 song "Blue Christmas"
17.32 song "Frosty the Snowman"
17.34 talking (a man)
17.34 ID (a woman)
17.34 talking (a woman)
17.35 ID and email (a woman)
17.35 song "Santa Baby"
17.39 ID (a woman)
17.39 song "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year"
17.41 song "Carol of the Bells"
17.43 ID and email (a woman)
17.43 music "God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen"

The same program as yesterday

« Last Edit: December 20, 2020, 1745 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: ION Radio 6929.8 AM 1706 UTC 20 Dec 2020
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2020, 1814 UTC »
Good signal in New Hampshire with some occasional fades S6-S9

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Re: ION Radio 6929.8 AM 1706 UTC 20 Dec 2020
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2020, 1845 UTC »
ION Radio off at 1844z.
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