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Fansome

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Radio is My Friend
« on: March 22, 2009, 0119 UTC »
Radio is My Friend 6925.6a 3/22/9 1:18 sio 131 very weak, can hear someone talking, now "Video Killed the Radio Star", id from #pirateradio
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Re: Radio is My Friend
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2009, 0127 UTC »
6925.6 USB 0120 22MAR09
"Radio is my friend, my friend is radio" repeated (like a mantra)
very weak signal, lots of noise tonight
Video killed the radio star.
I will survive...
Frequency cleared to 2925.5

off at 0127

SIO : 222

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Re: Radio is My Friend
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2009, 0130 UTC »
I will write this out for public record... this changes around but this is what he plays between songs

"Radio is my friend
My friend is Radio
Today we had meatloaf for dinner
and the tree at the garden (?) changed color
the meatloaf will always be the same color,no matter the season
i am graham conner
and the radio is my friend
my friend is radio
it has a been 7 seasons since long ago
squirrels work to save food for the winter now
but the meatloaf will be the same color
radio is my friend
my friend is radio
i am graham conner
the television is too loud here
today we will have meatload for dinner
the meatloaf will be the same color as always
radio is my friend
my friend is radio"

Just too strange to not post.


 

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Re: Radio is My Friend
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2009, 1859 UTC »
Some googling reveals that this exact broadcast has been repeating March 22 every single year for some time.

From BTown Monitoring Post:

Radio Is My Friend/ My Friend is Radio

6925.6 0127-0152 7/22/07SIO=444/545. Return of this story about Graham Conner at the Cherokee Asylum in Iowa. He doesn’t like the meat loaf or the high volume TV at the asylum, and it is not his home. Some woman named Abigail sent him to the asylum in 1979, but he doesn’t like it. Some rock mx incl “Radio Killed the Radio Star,” but mostly Conner moaning about his dismal fate in the asylum. No addr ancd. The only ID on this one is several repeats of the slogan as listed here. Probably the same xmtr as Mind Botch R., as both of them blasted in here. (Zeller-OH)

Also from naswa.net:

“My Friend Is Radio, Radio Is My Friend”, heard on 6925 USB, on October 31st, 2005 at 0000 UTC. The story of Graham Conner, who was a success in radio business until he killed his friend Abigail Walters in their cabin on Halloween 1979. He has been in Cherokee Mental Hospital in Cherokee, Iowa ever since. The male announcer likes to repeat the phrase “My Friend Is Radio, Radio Is My Friend”. Mentions of the “color of meat loaf”, “The TV being Too Loud”, etc. Contact: cherokeemental@yahoo.com. Not sure of station’s name. Zeller heard a morse code ID as WSVR, but I never did. [Lobdell-MA]


 

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