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Author Topic: Ion Radio 6870 AM 0100 UTC 27 JUNE 2021  (Read 192 times)

Offline ~SIGINT~

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Ion Radio 6870 AM 0100 UTC 27 JUNE 2021
« on: June 27, 2021, 0100 UTC »
UNID 6870.0 kHz AM 01:00 UTC 27 JUNE 2021
Had been observing the unmodulated carrier since 00:55. Signal is an S7 to S9;

01:00 UTC - Broadcast started with music;
01:03 UTC - What sounds like radio jingles or radio ads;
01:10 UTC - Going into some deep fade periods;
01:40 UTC - Nothing further heard.

BigAl, thank you for the ID at 01:03 UTC.


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« Last Edit: June 27, 2021, 0141 UTC by ~SIGINT~ »

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Re: Ion Radio 6870 AM 0100 UTC 27 JUNE 2021
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2021, 0103 UTC »
0101 S5-6  Sounds like a variant of "Tubular Bells" or an icecream truck.
0102 YL with a Brit accent and ID, but didn't quite catch it.
0104 Ad for City Center gasoline at 99 cents.
0107 "All Night" Parov Stelar
0113 ID "This is Ion Radio" "Popcorn"  The Muppets
0115 "The Popcorn Song" Cliffie Stone
0119 SSTV Scottie 1
0124 "Down With the Sickness" Richard Cheese (and now I'm thinking about the "Dawn of the Dead" remake.)
« Last Edit: June 27, 2021, 0127 UTC by raypfaff »
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Re: UNID 6870 AM 0100 UTC 27 JUNE 2021
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2021, 0103 UTC »
Very weak here with bits of audio popping up above the noise floor
R-390a, WJ-8718, Rohde & Schwarz EK07 and EK56, Siemens E311, 51-J4, R8B, R8, bunch of ham stuff, tons of glow in the dark radios.  I might have a problem, Lol!  Please QSL to morrisgarage770@msn.com   Northwest AL

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Re: UNID 6870 AM 0100 UTC 27 JUNE 2021
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2021, 0104 UTC »
01:03  Ion Radio ID
Please eQSL to allengrimsley@cox.net
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Re: Ion Radio 6870 AM 0100 UTC 27 JUNE 2021
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2021, 0108 UTC »
Tuned in at 0108utc on Barrington Hills IL sdr, weak noisy signal, barely hear audio even using sync am mode,
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Re: Ion Radio 6870 AM 0100 UTC 27 JUNE 2021
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2021, 0109 UTC »
Got here in CT with S9 signal, Comedy Skit about Alpo Dog Food.  0107. There is also another station on 6965.
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Re: Ion Radio 6870 AM 0100 UTC 27 JUNE 2021
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2021, 0110 UTC »
Low here also...0109z 6-27
Near Indianapolis, Indiana   EN70
RSP1 & RSP1A running SDR Console V3
W6LVP on a rotor about 10’ up
DX-392 (a little more than 20 years old)
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Re: Ion Radio 6870 AM 0100 UTC 27 JUNE 2021
« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2021, 0117 UTC »
signal S9+5-10 on the SDR in Fair Hill, Maryland
01.13 music "Popcorn"
01.15 song (a man)
01.17 talking (a man) / God made a DJ
01.19 ID + email (a woman)
01.19 SSTV

01.21 song "Detachable Penis"
01.23 ID + email (a woman)
01.23 song "Down With The Sickness"
01.27 music
« Last Edit: June 27, 2021, 0134 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: Ion Radio 6870 AM 0100 UTC 27 JUNE 2021
« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2021, 0133 UTC »
Frequency: 6870
Mode: AM
Date: 27 June 2021
Time: 0105 UTC
SINPO: 44444  in Uniontown PA
Signal meter:S9+

0120 - SSTV
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