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Author Topic: ION Radio 5th Anniversary Show 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022  (Read 479 times)

Offline Skipmuck

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1957 UTC Music Box IS
2000 UTC OM with "This is ION Radio AM mode shortwave, music, repeat ID's, followed by an old time acoustic blues guitar-OM tune-OM singer
(S8 here with light fading and excellent audio...I'm going to kick back and listen with the recorder running rather than try to describe the song titles without Shazam (unless I know the tune!). One for the archives here  8) )
2006 UTC YL with "India Oscar November...This is ION Radio", into more Delta blues music
2009 UTC "Sweet Home Chicago"
2012 UTC OM DJ chatting about 5th Anniversary and the blues, into electric blues guitar tune-OM singer
2017 UTC OM singer with some funky slide guitar
2023 UTC OM DJ chatting...playlist...special broadcast...eQSL for reports...more blues
2033 UTC "Georgia On My Mind"-instrumental
2037 UTC OM DJ chatting about the Peter Frampton Band
2050 UTC OM DJ chatting about the Eric Clapton songs...eQSL for reports to ionradioshortwave@gmail.com
2051 UTC Ronald Reagan jokes....3 legged chicken...communications...Soviet Union
2057 UTC OM DJ chatting about next bluegrass songs by Steve 'N' Seagulls
2107 UTC OM with ID and email address then playlist
2108 UTC Unid song-YL singer (Getting some nice S9+ peaks now)
2115 UTC OM DJ chatting about modern "swing"/electroswing tunes played and next up some Country Western
2122 UTC OM DJ with chat rundown of country songs played...grew up in the 70's
2123 UTC "Last Song"-Edwin Bear
2126 UTC "Stumblin In"-Chris Norman & Suzi Quatro
2130 UTC OM DJ chat ....going to end it up with a couple of classic rock songs....not a live show...prerecorded
2132 UTC "Toys In the Attic"-Aerosmith
2135 UTC "War Pigs"-Black Sabbath
2143 UTC OM DJ chatting...5th anniversary....thanks to HFU...email address...going to sign off...instrumental music and YL with ID sign off spot
2146 UTC OFF

Congratulations on your 5th Anniversary ION! Enjoyed the show and wish you the best for the next 5 years too!  :)
« Last Edit: May 22, 2022, 2147 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2022, 1959 UTC »
Reception into NE Ohio:

S3  SIO 222  SINPO 25222 very weak just above noise level, static crashes

1958 UTC Cascades by Ryan Teague

2000 ID

2002 32-20 Blues by Robert Johnson

2004 Dead Shrimp Blues by Robert Johnson

2007 Hell Hound On My Trail by Robert Walker

2009 Johnson: Sweet Home Chicago

2013 Black Night by Muddy Waters

2017 My Home is in the Delta by Muddy Waters

2021 The Same Thing by Muddy Waters

2023 Male voice

2024 She Caught the Katy by Peter Frampton Band

2035 Georgia On My Mind by Peter Frampton Band

2038 ID, host comments on Peter Frampton

2039 Reconsider Baby by Eric Clapton

2043 I Can't Hold Out by Eric Clapton

2047 Malted Milk by Eric Clapton

2051 ID, host, eqsl email

2052 Chicken with 3 legs story, other stories about Soviet Union from Ronald Reagan

2059 Thunderstruck by Steve n' Seagulls

Thank you for the special broadcast!!!
« Last Edit: May 22, 2022, 2059 UTC by Chuck54 »
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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2022, 2000 UTC »
S7 Nice signal. Looking forward to the show!

1957 - "Cascades" - Ryan Teague
1959 - OM w/ ID: "This is ION Radio, AM Mode on Shortwave" (repeated)
2000 - "32-20 Blues" - Robert Johnson
2003 – YL w/ ID: India-Oscar-November, this is ION Radio”
2003 – “Dead Shrimp Blues” Robert Johnson
2028 – “Going Down Slow” – Peter Frampton Band w/Steve Morse
2108 – “Tangled Up” – Caro Emerald
2123 – “Last Song” – Edward Bear
« Last Edit: May 22, 2022, 2125 UTC by Radio Star »
All Reception Local on Cape Cod, MA
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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2022, 2002 UTC »
Exact frequency is 6954.98 kHz. S7 with W3HFU KiwiSDR.

2000 UTC-“This is ION radio”
2000 UTC-32-20 Blues by Robert Johnson
2003 UTC-“India, Oscar, November This is ION Radio”
2003 UTC-Dead Shrimp Blues by Robert Johnson
2006 UTC-“India, Oscar, November This is ION Radio”
2006 UTC-Hellhound On My Trail by Robert Johnson
2009 UTC-Sweet Home Chicago by Robert Johnson
2012 UTC-Station ID, list of song played, special anniversary broadcast, a wide verity of music is coming up
2012 UTC-Black Night by Muddy Waters
2016 UTC-My Home Is In The Delta by Muddy Waters
2020 UTC-The Same Thing (1968 Album Version) by Muddy Waters
2022 UTC-Station ID and just songs played, email ionradioshortwave@gmail.com
2023 UTC-She Caught The Katy by Peter Frampton Band

Had to do some other things, I am recording the broadcast and I will listen back later
« Last Edit: May 22, 2022, 2127 UTC by Shortwave_listener »
Songs are identified with Shazam if needed. I usually use KiwiSDR receivers. Songs that Shazam can’t identify are listed as Unknown Music. Reception from my QTH is using a Sony ICF-2010 with an 11 meter inverted V antenna.

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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2022, 2003 UTC »
signal S7-8 on the SDR in Fair Hill, Maryland
19.58 music "Cascades"
20.00 ION "This is ION Radio AM mode shortwave" (a man)
20.01 song "32-20 Blues"
20.05 ID (a woman)
20.05 song "Dead Shrimp Blues"
20.06 ID (a woman)
20.06 song "Hellhound on My Trail"
20.09 song "Sweet Home Chicago"
20.11 talking + ID (a man) + music in the background
20.13 song "Black Night"
« Last Edit: May 22, 2022, 2013 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2022, 2004 UTC »
2002 UTC song "32-20 Blues"
2003 UTC Yl with station id then the song Dead shrimp blues  8)

S-7 via W3HFU with fadeing. Thanks for the show ION
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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2022, 2005 UTC »
2005 Just tuned in, SIO 444
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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2022, 2007 UTC »
2004utc  S7 noisy
Blues songs??
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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2022, 2013 UTC »
2012 UTC SIO 333, S5 Lots of noise and not a lot of audio making it above the noise.
2013 UTC music with male singer but too week to ID right now.
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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2022, 2019 UTC »
SINPO=34222

2017- "My Home Is In The Delta" by Muddy Waters.
2020- "The Same Thing" by Muddy Waters.
2023- OM IDs several times and announces that this is a special broadcast. Email address for eQSL.
2023- "She Caught The Katy" by The Peter Frampton Band.
« Last Edit: May 22, 2022, 2024 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2022, 2024 UTC »
ION Radio 5th Anniversary Broadcast
We QSL!
Music...Hard Headed Woman
Going Down Slow Peter Frampton Band
20:33 Georgia on My Mind Peter Frampton Band
HAPPY 5TH ANNIVERSARY ION RADIO!
ION Radio ID with talk about Peter Frampton
SIO 333 but picking up static crashes
ION Radio ID
20:39 Reconsider Baby Eric Clapton
20:43 I Can't Hold Out Eric Clapton
20:47 Malted Milk The Slowhand
ION Radio ID QSL addy given
Get out of the Blues now
Jokes Now by Ronald Reagan
Bluegrass now explained by DJ
ION Radio ID
20:58 Thunderstruck Steve N Seagulls
« Last Edit: May 23, 2022, 0337 UTC by KMD3HR »
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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2022, 2031 UTC »
Just tuned in to some electric blues. Pretty good signal with some static crashes. Congrats on all of the successful broadcasting!
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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2022, 2051 UTC »
EXCELLENT RECEPTION. HELLO ION, GOOD TO HERE YOU, HAPPY ANNIVERSARY. 

2050 ID, Live (?) mentions Eric Clapton songs, anniversary program, special QSL available
2052 Telling 3 legged chicken joke/story
2154 "Last Song" Edward Bear
2157 "Stumblin' In" Chris Norman & Suzie Quatro
« Last Edit: May 22, 2022, 2128 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2022, 2052 UTC »
Mostly in the noise here with music :(
2051 - hearing OM talking in the noise.
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Re: ION Radio 6955 AM 1957 UTC 22 MAY 2022
« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2022, 2101 UTC »
Frequency: 6955
Mode: AM
Date: 22 May 2022
Time: 2057
SINPO: 44444 via K3FEF
Signal: s9+

2057 - Thunder Struck cover


Thanks for the broadcast. Happy 5th Anni
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