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Author Topic: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021  (Read 1073 times)

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Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« on: February 13, 2021, 1851 UTC »
1850 S7 carrier just appeared
1900 Ion Radio ID and into music
« Last Edit: February 13, 2021, 1900 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: UNID 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2021, 1857 UTC »
This should be Ion Radio airing my program the Vinyl Frontier. Recorded last week 2/7.

1900z- Friday On My Mind Easybeats
1905z- Too Much to Dream Electric Prunes
1907z- Silence of the Morning Glass Sun
1912z- email ionradioshortwave@gmail.com / wharradio@gmail.com
1915z- Dirty Water Standells
1917z- Hello I Love You Doors
1919z- Louie Louie Kingsmen
1921z- I Got A Line On You Spirit
1924z- ID and break- "recorded live on February 7th" / Ion Radio and WHAR The Vinyl Frontier
1926z- Pictures of Matchstick Men Status Quo
1929z- Personal Jesus Depeche Mode
1936z- Shayla Blondie (turntable speed was varying when I recorded this, I have since fixed the issue lol)
1939z- Talk break "always weird shit going on" into Wicked Game Chris Issak
1946z- Atomic Blondie
1951z- Karma Police Radiohead
1956z- Tesselation Mild High Club
1959z- Old WGLS Vinyl Frontier TOH ID
2000z- Motorway City Hawkwind
2006z- I Think I Am Kutiman
2014- No Motion Picture Eberhard Weber
« Last Edit: February 13, 2021, 2014 UTC by atrainradio »
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Re: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2021, 1908 UTC »
signal S8+- on the SDR in Fair Hill, Maryland
19.06 song "I Had Too Much To Dream"
19.07 song "Silence of the Morning"
19.12 talking, ID, email (a man)
19.14 song "Dirty Water"
19.16 song "Hello, I Love You"
19.18 ID (a man)
19.18 song "Louie Louie"
19.22 song "I Got A Line On You"
19.24 talking, ID (a man)
19.26 song "Pictures Of Matchstick Men"
« Last Edit: February 13, 2021, 1931 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2021, 1915 UTC »
Frequency: 6869.77
Mode: AM
Date: 13 December 2020
Time: 1913 UTC
SINPO: 44444 in Washington DC
Signal meter: S7+ to S9+

1913 - Relaying the Vinyl Frontier Show playing psychedelic 1960's music


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Re: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2021, 1915 UTC »
19.13 UTC ION Radio spelled by OM, talk about being on SW since years
e-mail given as ionradioshortwave@gmail.com and wharradio@gmail.com, announced record
19.14 UTC The Standells - Dirty Water
19.17 UTC The Doors - Hello, I Love You
19.19 UTC station ID by OM WHAR and ION Radio into similar song
19.19 UTC The Kingsmen - Louie Louie
19.22 UTC Spirit - I Got A Line On You
19.26 UTC Status Quo - Pictures Of Matchstick Men
19.29 UTC Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus

fairly good on an Eastern US WebSDR
Thanks for playing these nice records - please e-QSL to my addy!
« Last Edit: February 13, 2021, 1929 UTC by RainBrandy »
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Re: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2021, 1934 UTC »
Just a weak carrier here with occasional brief fade ups to threshold. I was hoping to hear this one today  :(
No joy  :(
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Re: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2021, 1936 UTC »


There is joy here as City just beat Spurs but no reception here either.  :-[
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Re: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2021, 1939 UTC »
19:25 UTC - The station has a decent carrier level but lacks modulation to punch through. The signal is barely over the noise floor.
19:34 UTC - Can hear the male announcer but too faint to understand.
19:35 UTC - Musical programming returns.

As noted in the subject line, the Station is slightly off frequency operating at 6869.7480 kHz.

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Re: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2021, 1956 UTC »
VG signal
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Re: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2021, 2003 UTC »
1955 Nada here either .... no carrier .... :-[
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Re: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2021, 2012 UTC »
2011 UTC - Audio is very weak right at the noise level.
2013 UTC - Signal is gone.
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Re: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2021, 2021 UTC »
Looks like the band is closing up again. Signal remains an S5-7 on Smolinski's 900ft SDR but on my Tecsun 880 at my QTH it's barely above the noise floor.
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Re: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2021, 2156 UTC »
Listening via NA5B SDR in D.C. area, as it's not audible out West here ...

2151 UTC: Slow, psychedelic rock music
2153 UTC: OM announcer mentioning WHAR and simulcast on Ion Radio. Talking about the music and wrapping up soon. Gave QSL email address, chatted some more, then announced next song and said "good night."
2155 UTC: "Planet Caravan" by Black Sabbath.
2159 UTC: Announcer came back after the song to give one more ID for WHAR and Ion and repeated email address.
2200 UTC: Off.

Thanks for the music; sorry I didn't tune in sooner to hear more!
« Last Edit: February 13, 2021, 2208 UTC by Treehouse SWL »
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Re: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2021, 2201 UTC »
22:00 UTC - End of broadcast on this frequency.

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« Last Edit: February 13, 2021, 2204 UTC by ~SIGINT~ »

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Re: Ion Radio 6869.77 AM 1850 UTC 13 Feb 2021
« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2021, 2218 UTC »
2145 UTC : had a weak carrier on 6869.75,
but thought it was an other signal because the reports said that the station was gone.
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