>
> ​Hi Gary,

Thanks for the RCI sign-on routine recording! I had to laugh when I heard
the tail end of the audio, when the announcer's voice kicks in. Radio Cook
Islands is still sounding over-modulated and bass-heavy, just like they
were *25* years ago when I visited!​ Audio from their tapes or carts were
fine, but announcer's voices tended to sound really distorted.

Anyone interested in hearing a vintage Radio Cook Islands sign-on should
check out my recording #1 from this article on the SWLing Post:
https://swling.com/blog/2015/07/radio-cook-islands-guys-1993-visit-and-recordings/

73,

Guy Atkins
Puyallup, WA


> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Gary DeBock <d1028g...@comcast.net>
> To: "America, Mailing" <irca@hard-core-dx.com>
> Cc:
> Bcc:
> Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 18:24:12 -0700 (PDT)
> Subject: [IRCA] 630-Cook Islands Sign On Routine (1555 UTC)
> 630-Radio Cook Islands in Rarotonga is one of the most exotic Pacific
> island stations on the MW band, with a reputation of being a real
> underperformer. Here in Aitutaki (about 200 km to the north) you can even
> hear the Australian co-channels 4QN and 2PB in its null at night.
>
>
> Here is the sign on routine for 630-RCI, recorded at 1555 UTC this morning
> (April 12). In the 35 seconds before sign on you can hear the Oz
> co-channels before the horns sound at 35 seconds, starting the day off for
> RCI  https://dreamcrafts.box.com/s/ac25a13oykoc3jmk4e9i898pb8cea0k4
>
>
> 73, Gary DeBock (in Aitutaki, Cook Islands)
>
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