Free Radio Weekly #1058 06/11/16

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Free Radio Weekly #1058 06/11/16

Post by The Radical » Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:23 am

FREE RADIO WEEKLY #1058: June 11, 2016
Covering Free Radio activity from June 4 – June 10, 2016

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#1058 Contributors
Rich D'Angelo, 2216 Burkey Drive, Wyomissing, PA 19610, U.S.A.
Joseph Filipkowski JR
William Hassig, IL
Edward Kusalik Daysland Alberta Canada
Harold Frodge 5525 Whitehall St., Midland MI 48642-3156
Glenn Hauser, P O Box 1684, Enid OK 73702

All times are UTC
Coast FM

6205 PIRATE (Euro) Coast FM (relay of Canary Island FM station apparently based in Ireland), 0342-0423 Jun 3, noted with a man announcer giving several IDs for “Coast FM”, heard a couple of ads and plenty of pop music with selections by Lionel Ritchie, Diana Ross and Justine Bieber noted. Poor to fair. Thanks to a tip from Dave Valko. (D’Angelo-PA)

Radio Enterhaken

6925 usb PIRATE (No. Am.) Radio Enterhaken, 0042-0103 Jun 2, found German language talk by several man announcers and mixture of German language vocals. ID and request for reception reports in English at 0043 and again at 0055 giving e-mail address: Poor to fair although steadily improving. (D’Angelo-PA)

Radio Azteca

6/6/16 0058-0120 UTC 6925.4 AM. Variable signal at S6-9 and storm QRN, Bram Stoker with program #15 featuring listener mailbag, Top 10 list about DX Conventions, DX parody segment and some Monty Python music. (Filipkowski, RI)

Skippy Radio

6/5/16 0140* UTC 6925 USB. S4-5 with Led Zeppelin's "Kashmir", CW ID then off. (Filipkowski, RI)

Skippy Radio, 6925usb, 6-5-16, 0130utc, good sig, several Led Zeppelin tunes, CW ID. (Hassig-IL)

Wolverine Radio

6/5/16 0047-0138* UTC 6930 USB. S9+10-20 and usual great audio with a "Mountain" themed music program, songs included "My Blue Ridge Mountain Home", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "Mountain Of Love", "Misty Mountain Hop", "Rocky Mountain Way" and "Bluebirds Over The Mountain", SSTV of a mountain image at sign off. (Filipkowski, RI)

Wolverine Radio, 6930usb, 6-5-16, 0100utc, good sig as usual, songs with the word mountain incl "high on the mountain of love" and Tina Turner's "river deep mountain high". (Hassig-IL)

WOLVERINE RADIO: 6930/U, 0042-0052+, 5-Jun; Olde (20s-40s) tunes with “mountain” in them, such as Black Mountain Blues & When the Moon Comes over the Mountain. ID @0051. SIO=4+54+ (Frodge-MI)

Wolverine Radio 6930.0-USB, June 5 at 0116, S9+20 pirate with soft YL song, 0119 jazzed up version of `Go Tell It On The Mountain`; 0122:50, ``Wolverine Radio`` ID as I expected. MANY more logs, with playlists, SSTV images: ... 490.0.html" onclick=";return false; only other possible pirate signal I hear is a JBA AM carrier on 6950. These say it was Radio Illuminati: ... 492.0.html" onclick=";return false; (Hauser, OK,)

Cold Country Canada

6/5/16 0341-0344 UTC 6969 LSB. S5-6 with music by Metallica and The Cars, sudden fade out at 0344 UTC. (Filipkowski, RI)

COLD COUNTRY CANADA: 6969/L, 0256-0307+, 5-Jun; Oldies & 40s pop tunes. SIO=2+53 (Frodge-MI)

Radio Illuminati

6/5/16 0107-0147 UTC 6950 AM. Variable signal at S6-7 then fading into the noise and back up again, playing unid rock music and ID at 0122 UTC. (Filipkowski, RI)

Insane Radio

6/4/16 0154-0228 UTC 6949.7 AM. Signal under the noise at first then up to S9 at 0202 UTC, songs "Am I Going Insane" and "What Condition My Condition Is In", also played a tune by Frank Zappa and YL talk over spacey music. (Filipkowski, RI)

WJD Radio Indiana

6/4/16 0043-0148 UTC 6930 USB. S4-5 with a program of crank phone calls and music by Dire Straits and Beastie Boys, Lone Ranger theme music. (Filipkowski, RI)

WJD Radio Indiana: 0058-0103+, 4-Jun; another crank phone call pgm; one with many, many bodily fluid activity references’ ID by W in EE @0102+. SIO=354- +++ 6930/U, 0222-0226+, 9-Jun; Rock short into wrong # caller with colorful language. ID @0224+. SIO=343 (Frodge-MI)

WJD Radio Indiana: 6/9/16 0150-0225 UTC 6930 USB. S3-4 with YL voice IDs, hard rock music and a crank phone call. (Filipkowski, RI)

TCS (The Crystal Ship)

6876am, 6-3-16, 0039utc, fair with some static, S-on with "your wildest dreams" by Moody Blues, various tunes from the 1980's, (Hassig-IL)

The Crystal Ship: 6/9/16 0038-0047 UTC 6876 AM. Very tough copy with signal under the noise level but heard some music. (Filipkowski, RI)


6770.06/AM, 0250-0300+, 7-Jun; Big band music from tune-in to 0300 vice, but too buried to copy. Rarely copiable for several months now. (Frodge-MI)


6925.4/AM, 2336, 8-Jun; Poor but recognized Bram Stoker’s voice. Hiss & pesky QRM. OK per Chris Lobdell post on the Free radio Net. (Frodge-MI)


6930/U, 0221-0232+, 8-Jun; Rock tunes. ID @0231 as “XLR8” w/echo, then “Accelerate”. SIO=2+53; still rockin’ @0306. (Frodge-MI)

XLR8: 6/8/16 0219-0314 UTC 6930 USB. Signal under the noise level with rock and punk music. (Filipkowski, RI)

6952LSB June 5 0358-0402* Just caught the tail end of a station with a lyrics as "Get to feel Crazy?" The song concluded and there was a short 1/2 minute burst of SSTV signal ( but I just get a partial picture of something) and gone at 0402 hrs. No idea who it was ..... (Edward Kusalik Daysland Alberta Canada)
6925/AM, 0119-0127+, 11-Jun; Lite pop tunes such as You’re So Vain & It Never Rains in California. SIO=342+ w/buzz burst QRM & hvy QRN (Frodge-MI)


Coast FM

6/5-6/16 2343-0021 UTC 6205 AM. S4 and heavy QRN from storms, dance music and YL/OM talk, definite Coast FM ID at 0006 UTC. (Filipkowski, RI)

Johnny Tobacco

6/5/16 2323-2340* UTC 6305 AM. S3-4 and heavy QRN from storms, unid music and JT talking. (Filipkowski,RI)

Coast FM

6205.1 0354-0403+, 4-Jun; Rock music to anmts by M in EE @0359, “…on this radio station”; W in EE @0400 w/news; 0402 ID as “This is Coast FM” & back to rock music. SIO=352 (Frodge-MI)

Radio Enterhaken

6/6/16 2112-2140 UTC 6290 AM (via Twente web SDR): S7-8 and great AM audio playing some German rock music and skits in English and German. (Filipkowski, RI)

Radio Merlin International

6/9/16 1747-1855+ UTC 6305 AM (via Twente web SDR): S7-9 and noisy, slogan of "from Europe to Europe" and RMI jingle IDs and songs by Donna Summer, Kiss and The Beach Boys. (Filipkowski, RI)

Hit Mix Radio

6/9/16 1802-1847 UTC 6287 AM (via Twente web SDR): S7-9 and noisy then faded into the noise at 1847 UTC, OM with lots of hello's and laughter playing music by Twenty One Pilots, Giorgio Moroder, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley and Tim McGraw. (Filipkowski, RI)

Radio Goofy

6/9/16 1858-1923 UTC 6319 AM (via Twente web SDR): S7-8 at tune in then down to S5-6 and back up to S9 amid noisy conditions, YL voice IDs "this is Radio Goofy" and mentions of "shortwave music station", songs by Adel Tawil, Lukas Graham, Kristina and Kilian and Jo. (Filipkowski, RI)

Rock and Roll Radio

6/9/16 1933-1942+ UTC 6285 AM (via Twente web SDR): S6-7 and noisy, clear ID at tune in then rock music with piano. (Filipkowski, RI)

Radio Night Rider

6/9/16 2027-2102* UTC 6290 AM (via Twente web SDR): Big signal at S9+10-20 and great AM audio, catchy tunes by Barbarella and Eddie Meduza, also music by Shania Twain, Toby Keith and Johnny Cash, played a Dutch version of "Driving My Life Away" and a comedy song in German or Dutch. (Filipkowski, RI)

Radio Northern Ireland

6/9/16 1948-2011* UTC 6265 USB (via Twente web SDR): S7-8 via relay by Mike Radio, songs by 18 Carat Affair, Esprit, Krishna Rose and Blank Banshee, bit of Lincolnshire Poacher music, OM IDs and some SSTVs. (Filipkowski,RI)


none reported.

Radio Enterhaken verified an electronic report with an electronic response in less than one hour from Captain Cook promising to get “a QSL-card to you ASAP”. E-mail address: Two days later a full data “bathtub” electronic jpg attachment arrived from Captain Cook: “Thanks again for taking the time to email us your transmission report. Attached please find our eQSL-card for your pleasure! Meanwhile stay tuned to RADIO ENTERHAKEN!” (D’Angelo-PA)

Radio Enterhaken: Full data "pirates in a bathtub" eQSL for a WREC relay on 6/2/16. (Filipkowski, RI)

Radio Enterhaken: Full data eQSL for my Twente SDR HFU logging on 6/6/16. (Filipkowski, RI)

The Crystal Ship: Two full data eQSL for the 5/10/16 and 6/3/16 broadcasts. (Filipkowski, RI)

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