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by JohnPoet
Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:38 pm
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: Poet and Radical Save Our Future... Again....
Replies: 2
Views: 674

Re: Poet and Radical Save Our Future... Again....

Thank YOU, Captain Trips! That guy is great!

I guess while the Soundcloud is not yet that popular in North America, enabling this board for it has paid off already, especially for TCS. Thank you so much for posting those.

Check your email...
by JohnPoet
Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: Pirate Radio Station Loggings - North America
Topic: Radio GaGa 6925USB
Replies: 0
Views: 439

Radio GaGa 6925USB

6925 kHz USB, 8/27/2012, 0310 UTC. Preceded by a lot of weird sounds... into music. Peaking around S-8 in Lansing, MI, avg. S-5 Clear ID at 0316 as "Radio GaGa". heard "wipeout" and "Love Shack". "Gimme three steps" at 0347. Seems to be another station on at the same time for some time. (Reported as...
by JohnPoet
Thu Aug 23, 2012 12:01 am
Forum: Shortwave Radio Receivers & Antennas
Topic: Selecting a Shortwave Receiver, and RX Database
Replies: 0
Views: 5251

Selecting a Shortwave Receiver, and RX Database

The following article covers all the basic information that should be considered in selecting a shortwave radio receiver. Selecting a Shortwave Radio "There are many different makes and models of shortwave radios, and they vary greatly in cost, features, size, complexity, and other factors. There is...
by JohnPoet
Sun Aug 19, 2012 8:29 am
Forum: Utilities, Numbers, Beacons, MARS: Loggings
Topic: HOW TO JOIN: Registration Info, Forum Rules
Replies: 0
Views: 20991

HOW TO JOIN: Registration Info, Forum Rules

Registration and Posting How To Join: IF YOU ARE SINCERELY INTERESTED IN SHORTWAVE OR PIRATE RADIO and want to join this forum, you MUST contact me at tcsshortwave@gmail.com, describe your radio interests to me, and ask for the "secret code" to use to join this forum.... and THEN follow the rest of...
by JohnPoet
Sun Aug 19, 2012 7:41 am
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: UPDATED: FRC Enabled for mp3 and Soundcloud embedding!
Replies: 1
Views: 520

UPDATED: FRC Enabled for mp3 and Soundcloud embedding!

MP3 Player Embedding Now you can embed an mp3 player in your posts, for mp3 files hosted elsewhere. Just click the mp3 button above the postbox, and place the URL to the file between the tags (URL should end with .mp3) Sample: http://freeradiocafe.com/test.mp3 SoundCloud Player Embedding It was pai...
by JohnPoet
Fri Aug 17, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: Pirate Radio Station Loggings - North America
Topic: Red Mercury Labs
Replies: 0
Views: 390

Red Mercury Labs

6925 kHz USB, 8/18/2012, 0209 UTC, playing some INXS.

SINPO=35344, sounds good! Not much noise on the USB side.
by JohnPoet
Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: Pirate FM Broadcasting
Topic: Sources for FM transmitters, amplifiers, antennas, equipment
Replies: 1
Views: 11027

Sources for FM transmitters, amplifiers, antennas, equipment

Sources for FM transmitters, amplifiers, antennas, equipment One should bear in mind that if you live in the United States, most US-based companies may refuse to sell you an assembled FM transmitter, as that violates FCC regulations. However, they may sell it in kit form. Other countries may have t...
by JohnPoet
Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: Pirate FM Broadcasting
Topic: Movie: Build a Low-Power FM Broadcasting Station (Pirate)
Replies: 0
Views: 3154

Movie: Build a Low-Power FM Broadcasting Station (Pirate)

Free Radio Berkeley: Building a low-power FM Broadcasting station Everything you need to know about setting up a low-power FM broadcast station, by Stephen Dunifer of Free Radio Berkeley. This video was made in 1996. (An hour and thirty minutes, gives a complete overview of most of what you should ...
by JohnPoet
Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:36 am
Forum: Pirate FM Broadcasting
Topic: How To Start A Pirate Radio Station: FM Broadcasting
Replies: 0
Views: 5494

How To Start A Pirate Radio Station: FM Broadcasting

How To Start A Pirate Radio FM Broadcasting Station These links should be studied by anyone interested in starting a pirate FM broadcasting station. Some info is somewhat dated, but they still give a good general overview, especially the first link which is quite comprehensive. Also, we have some v...
by JohnPoet
Sun Aug 05, 2012 1:16 am
Forum: The QSL Gallery
Topic: Email Addresses for QSLing Pirate Radio Stations in NA/Eur
Replies: 0
Views: 2812

Email Addresses for QSLing Pirate Radio Stations in NA/Eur

These two sources contain Email addresses you can use for sending reception reports to many of the pirate radio stations in North America or Europe. Of course, the best source for a station's current email address is usually the program itself. http://piratedatabase.webhop.net/ (Email addresses/othe...
by JohnPoet
Thu Aug 02, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: POLL: Have you ever peed on an electric fence?
Replies: 3
Views: 621

POLL: Have you ever peed on an electric fence?

This is one of those topics discussed in IRC chat, whose intent is to 'destroy pirate radio'.... Since it seemed like a 'burning question', I thought I'd try out the poll option for the first time. You must be a member logged in to vote! If you're not a member and want to join, first use the Registe...
by JohnPoet
Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: Make Daylight Savings Time Adjustment on Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 439

Make Daylight Savings Time Adjustment on Forum

To adjust the time displayed, go to

User Control Panel > Board Preferences > Summer Time/DST is in effect: YES (if you have it in your area)
by JohnPoet
Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: Pirate Radio Station Loggings - North America
Topic: unid 6925 am 0000 3/22
Replies: 1
Views: 459

Re: unid 6925 am 0000 3/22

-3/22/2012, 6925 kHz AM,
0048 UTC,

Johnny Rivers? "She's here by me, she's here with me"...

Radio Ronin Shortwave ID at 0049, "Thank God we've finally gotten out of Iraq". Amen.
Off.

radioroninshortwave@gmail.com

Gorgeous signal here, S20/9 in Lansing MI for the last bit I managed to catch.
by JohnPoet
Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: Follow Our NEW Twitter feed: @FreeRadioCafe on Twitter
Replies: 0
Views: 591

Follow Our NEW Twitter feed: @FreeRadioCafe on Twitter

We have started a new Twitter account and feed for the Free Radio Cafe, since the other stopped working... and now there's a "Follow" button at the bottom-left of the forum you can use. FRC Loggings in the North American and European pirate sections are automatically "tweeting". Follow @FreeRadioCaf...
by JohnPoet
Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: Pirate Radio Station Loggings - North America
Topic: Undercover Radio
Replies: 0
Views: 372

Undercover Radio

January 1, 2012, 2145 UTC on 6930 kHz USB.

Talking about alien encounters, S-3 to S-5, very listenable here.

SINPO=25343

Gave email as undercoverradio@gmail.com
by JohnPoet
Fri Dec 23, 2011 4:14 pm
Forum: Pirate Radio Station Loggings - North America
Topic: WHYP 6925 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425

WHYP 6925 AM

12/23/2011 on 6925 kHz AM

*2111 UTC signon

"let it whip" S-9 signal

"WHYP Christmas Through The Years Retrospective"
by JohnPoet
Sun Dec 11, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: Pirate Radio Station Loggings - North America
Topic: TCS Shortwave Relay Network 6875
Replies: 4
Views: 481

TCS Shortwave Relay Network 6875

12/11/2011, 1419 UTC 6875 kHz AM Devo- "We're through being cool" followed by TCS Relay Network ID, Julianna w/Email address. Ad- "Commander Bunny" endorsing Free Radio Cafe, "that is putting the FUN back into Pirate Radio!" BIG AM signal! SINPO=55445 Minor ute interference deep in background at one...
by JohnPoet
Fri Dec 09, 2011 12:16 pm
Forum: Shortwave Radio Station Loggings (Licensed)
Topic: Voice of Turkey 9655
Replies: 2
Views: 812

Re: Voice of Turkey 9655

Captain Ron doesn't seem to have been on the air for awhile. Think the last report was before Halloween sometime. Pirate broadcasters often tend to go in streaks. They may be on quite often for a period, and then disappear for stretches. I'm sure Captain Ron Shortwave will be back on the air sooner ...
by JohnPoet
Wed Nov 23, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: Free Radio Cafe: Pirates Den
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving, FRCers!
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Happy Thanksgiving, FRCers!

Here's wishing all a happy and safe holiday.... as well as good pirate radio DX!
(From John Poet, wearing his "site admin" hat)...

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by JohnPoet
Sat Nov 12, 2011 8:07 pm
Forum: Utilities, Numbers, Beacons, MARS: Loggings
Topic: MARS Net 6833.5 USB
Replies: 0
Views: 780

MARS Net 6833.5 USB

0100- MARS operators from Illinois, Wisconsin, etc checking in with "no traffic" mostly, and "comments to the net".
6833.5 USB

Several ops quite strong here, S-7 to S-9.