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Author Topic: WFDR 6920 USB 2300 UTC 24 December 2020  (Read 826 times)

Offline wogggieee

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WFDR 6920 USB 2300 UTC 24 December 2020
« on: December 24, 2020, 2300 UTC »
2300 Something to do with FDR, didn't catch the very beginning. 
2316 Churchill speaking
2328 Silent night with a guy talking behind which I cant make out
2329 Faded out
« Last Edit: December 24, 2020, 2330 UTC by refmo »
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Re: WFDR 6920 USB 2300 UTC 24 December 2020
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2020, 2302 UTC »
2301 weak but I can hear speech at the noise level
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Re: WFDR 6920 USB 2300 UTC 24 December 2020
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2020, 2303 UTC »
SIO: 333 via K3FEF

2302 - FDR Christmas Speech from  1942


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Re: WFDR 6920 USB 2300 UTC 24 December 2020
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2020, 2308 UTC »


2307 OM talking but quite faint
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Re: WFDR 6920 USB 2300 UTC 24 December 2020
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2020, 2308 UTC »
2308:  FDR Christmas  S/7.
2309:  Good signal into QTH.
2318:  Faded out.
« Last Edit: December 24, 2020, 2325 UTC by bigd »
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Re: WFDR 6920 USB 2300 UTC 24 December 2020
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2020, 2315 UTC »
Signal very clear here for the entire broadcast!
2328 UTC OM with ID "This is W-F-D-R...W-F-D-R...Merry Christmas", then OFF

Thanks for the repeat broadcast on 6920U! Very enjoyable hearing this again....believe I heard it last year also! Just did a search and last years was a different Christmas tree lighting year!

Here's a couple interesting links about the speech and that evening back in 1941.
https://www.christasterken.com/1941-christmas-message-by-roosevelt-churchill-rings-true-today/

https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov/2012/12/06/the-1941-christmas-tree-a-bright-light-in-dark-times/

https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/articles/winston-churchill-christmas-1941/
« Last Edit: December 24, 2020, 2342 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: WFDR 6920 USB 2300 UTC 24 December 2020
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2020, 2318 UTC »
2318 s9 signal here great speech
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Re: WFDR 6920 USB 2300 UTC 24 December 2020
« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2020, 2322 UTC »
FDR speech
23:21 oh come let us adore him.

Signal 5/5 with some fading in West Michigan.

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Re: WFDR 6920 USB 2300 UTC 24 December 2020
« Reply #8 on: December 24, 2020, 2324 UTC »
S5 @ 2323 with "It Came Upon A Midnight Clear"
2329 - OM with WFDR ID, then 'Merry Christmas' and off
« Last Edit: December 24, 2020, 2329 UTC by refmo »
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Re: WFDR 6920 USB 2300 UTC 24 December 2020
« Reply #9 on: December 24, 2020, 2325 UTC »
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Re: WFDR 6920 USB 2300 UTC 24 December 2020
« Reply #10 on: December 24, 2020, 2326 UTC »
on 6920 USB
2324 a Xmas carol ?, 2325 "Silent night", same level as WFDR on 6925 previously,
2328 talking above,mentions Churchill, the white house, Columbia Bc System,
2329 ID : W F D R,Merry Xmas !
off?
« Last Edit: December 24, 2020, 2331 UTC by Ray Lalleu »
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