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by JohnPoet
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: FRW - Free Radio Weekly - Archive
Topic: Free Radio Weekly #1124 09/22/2017
Replies: 0
Views: 774

Free Radio Weekly #1124 09/22/2017

FREE RADIO WEEKLY 1124 Covering Logs from 16 thru 22–September-2017 (0.0) '=.|#|.=' EDITOR THIS WEEK: Harold Frodge [99crawdads@gmail.com .='`"``=. EDITORS: Harold Frodge (99crawdads@gmail.com) Dave Turnick (caodwolf@gmail.com) Larry Will (radio@zappahead.net) Send your logs to all editors in case o...
by JohnPoet
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: FRW - Free Radio Weekly - Archive
Topic: Free Radio Weekly #1123 9/09/2017
Replies: 0
Views: 744

Free Radio Weekly #1123 9/09/2017

Free Radio Weekly #1123, Saturday, September 9, 2017 Covering free radio activity from September 2-8, 2017 The Free Radio Weekly (FRW) is an internet newsletter devoted to the hobby of listening to free radio "pirate" broadcasters in the shortwave radio bands. The FRW is produced by the free radio c...
by JohnPoet
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Pirate FM Broadcasting
Topic: Alternative antenna solutions
Replies: 3
Views: 1402

Re: Alternative antenna solutions

Sorry, I don't really have the FM experience to make specific recommendations to you; I'm a shortwave guy. However, the least expensive options are almost certainly to be found on ebay. Also, be sure to log-in here and check our 'members only' section for free downloads pertaining to FM-- lots of go...
by JohnPoet
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Pirate Radio Broadcasting - Shortwave/AM
Topic: 11m BX Band
Replies: 6
Views: 4149

Re: 11m BX Band

Jbird22 wrote:
Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:19 am
Hi, it seems okay but I want to make such activity in Australian cafe, possible here?
Go ahead and post 11-meter activity in the Australian forum if that's where it is. That's fine by me.
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by JohnPoet
Sun May 07, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: TCS/The Crystal Ship T-shirts, sweats, coffee mugs...
Replies: 5
Views: 2809

Re: TCS/The Crystal Ship T-shirts, sweats, coffee mugs...

This TCS T-shirts & etc. promotion has been re-opened, due to a surprising number of new pending reservations which assure that the items will be printed and shipped!

The current promotion will run through Sunday May 21st, so if anyone else missed the first run,
this is your second chance!
by JohnPoet
Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: Pirates Infecting Radio. FCC's O’Rielly Wants Results
Replies: 0
Views: 2543

Pirates Infecting Radio. FCC's O’Rielly Wants Results

Pirates Infecting Radio. O’Rielly Wants Results Getting pirate radio broadcasters off the air has been a pet peeve of FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly for a very long time. At Radio Ink’s Hispanic Radio Conference in Fort Lauderdale, O’Rielly’s tune didn’t change on the issue. In fact, he said it’s...
by JohnPoet
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: Youtube/Soundcloud/mp3 Jukebox
Replies: 6
Views: 2793

Re: Youtube/Soundcloud/mp3 Jukebox

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by JohnPoet
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: Youtube/Soundcloud/mp3 Jukebox
Replies: 6
Views: 2793

Re: Youtube/Soundcloud/mp3 Jukebox

Hey Radical-- here's a blast from the past!
The Crystal Ship on July 4th, 1983 !!!



Pretty tough static that night I guess.... oh well.
by JohnPoet
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:25 am
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: Youtube/Soundcloud/mp3 Jukebox
Replies: 6
Views: 2793

Re: Youtube/Soundcloud/mp3 Jukebox

That's damned low M.U.F. in Alpena, Michigan
It seems to have gone done with the temperature, down to about 1.5 MHz tonight (the blue line)!

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by JohnPoet
Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: FRC UPDATED: Easy Video Embeds, mp3, Soundcloud
Replies: 0
Views: 689

FRC UPDATED: Easy Video Embeds, mp3, Soundcloud

For Youtube videos and videos from many other sites (I don't have a list handy, just try them and see), you just POST THE URL! No need to use BBcode anymore here... The same with SOUNDCLOUD audio files-- just post the URL and they will embed automatically. Same deal with .mp3 files. I can't make it ...
by JohnPoet
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: Youtube/Soundcloud/mp3 Jukebox
Replies: 6
Views: 2793

Re: A hard rain

by JohnPoet
Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: Youtube/Soundcloud/mp3 Jukebox
Replies: 6
Views: 2793

Re: A hard rain

by JohnPoet
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: Youtube/Soundcloud/mp3 Jukebox
Replies: 6
Views: 2793

Youtube/Soundcloud/mp3 Jukebox

FORGET about using those buttons, just POST THE URL!
Easy peasy, japaneesy.


by JohnPoet
Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:58 am
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: TCS/The Crystal Ship T-shirts, sweats, coffee mugs...
Replies: 5
Views: 2809

Re: TCS/The Crystal Ship T-shirts, sweats, coffee mugs...

Thank YOU, Joe-- for all of your support!

And thanks to everyone else who has made purchases, or planning to do so before it ends!
by JohnPoet
Sat Jan 14, 2017 5:42 am
Forum: FRW - Free Radio Weekly - Archive
Topic: Free Radio Weekly #1088, 01/07/2017
Replies: 0
Views: 334

Free Radio Weekly #1088, 01/07/2017

Free Radio Weekly #1088, Saturday, January 7, 2017 Covering free radio activity from December 31, 2016 to January 6, 2017 The Free Radio Weekly (FRW) is an internet newsletter devoted to the hobby of listening to free radio "pirate" broadcasters in the shortwave radio bands. The FRW is produced by t...
by JohnPoet
Fri Sep 23, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: Need some questions answered.
Replies: 1
Views: 747

Re: Need some questions answered.

There's no reliable map for transmitting distance on FM with low power, because there are too many possible variables-- the height of the antenna, site elevation, and obstructions. I do know that what marketers suggest will be the range of transmitting equipment is usually very optimistic, or is the...
by JohnPoet
Wed Jul 20, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: 2015-16 Pirate Radio Annual
Replies: 1
Views: 591

Re: 2015-16 Pirate Radio Annual

That's a Heathkit DX-60, and Knightkit T-150 transmitters on the cover...

I've owned both :D

Not the best to have, but more reasonably priced than the heavier metals...
by JohnPoet
Fri Apr 08, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: Pirate Radio Station Loggings - North America
Topic: XLR-8, 6955 USB, 0105u, 4/9/16
Replies: 0
Views: 434

XLR-8, 6955 USB, 0105u, 4/9/16

UNID station on 6955 kHz USB at 0105 UTC, Music at about S-2 but clear, reminding me of 80s new wave but I can't ID the tunes. First listenable station I've been able to hear in quite some time... through my local noise. CLEAR "X-L-R-8" ID heard at 0113 UTC. Into punk at 0152 with Frantix 'My dad's ...