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Free Radio Cafe: Pirate Radio On Shortwave & FM • Free Radio Weekly #1125 09/30/2017
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Free Radio Weekly #1125 09/30/2017

Posted: Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:27 am
by JohnPoet
Free Radio Weekly #1125, Saturday, September 30, 2017
Covering free radio activity from September 23-29, 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 community
and distributed to those who contribute.

The weekly deadline is Saturdays at 0000 UTC (Friday night in North
America). Please send your logs to all the editors, as our editing
schedule is subject to last minute changes. Thank you for your inputs!

== FRW editors ==

Harold Frodge (99crawdads@gmail.com)
Dave Turnick (caodwolf@gmail.com)
Larry Will (radio@zappahead.net)

FRW 1125 - September 30 - Larry
FRW 1126 - October 7 - David
FRW 1127 - October 14 - Harold
FRW 1128 - October 21 - David
FRW 1129 - October 28 - Larry
FRW 1130 - November 4 - Harold
FRW 1131 - November 11 - David
FRW 1132 - November 18 - Larry

== Contributors ==

Please QSL and think good thoughts about our contributors, without
who, there is no newsletter!

Glenn Hauser
P O Box 1684
Enid OK 73702
P- or E-QSLs welcomed
NRD-545 with ALA-330S, IC-R75, PL-880, random wires

Larry Will
28723 Ridge Road
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Icom IC-R75 with G5RV, Tecsun PL-600, PL-660, random wires

== News ==

This article from InsideRadio.com quotes FCC Chairman Ajit Pai saying,
"I have made it a Commission priority to crack down on pirate radio
operations." "With today's action we back up those words with action."
His reported comment accompanied an announcement of a record
$144,344.00 FCC fine against a Florida FM pirate..

http://www.insideradio.com/free/fcc-iss ... d209d.html

(via Ed Cummings)

== North American Logs ==

** Amphetamine Radio

AMPHETAMINE RADIO: 6925/U, 2107-2118+, 9/25; Variety pop music; ID at
2108, “You’re listening to ? Radio. . .”; At QRN lvl. ID per HFU
posts. (Frodge-MI)

6925/U, 2317-2333+, 9/27; Alternate SSTV/CW to ID @2323:26 into rock
tunes. SIO=2+33- w/hvy LSB QRM (Frodge-MI)

** Clever Name Radio

CLEVER NAMR RADIO: 6940/U, 2338-2339:42*, 9/29; Eerie pop tune to W
digivoice ID; into new tune & off abruptly. SIO=3+53 (Frodge-MI)

** Doctor Detroit

Haven`t logged any pirates for a couple weeks, except YHWH 7470 (and
not him either UT Sept 23), perhaps because I haven`t been tuning much
in prime pirate time of 23-01 UT on 43m, but also poor conditions,
lots of noise.

Sept 23 at 0022 I have a weak AM carrier on 6965, identified by these
as Doctor Detroit:
https://www.hfunderground.com/board/ind ... 528.0.html

And also a JBA carrier on 6925, Sept 23 at 0022, Pee Wee per these:
https://www.hfunderground.com/board/ind ... 530.0.html
including a CW ID at 0022 which I couldn`t hear. I guess they mean
Morse code on MCW, altho part of the logs were in USB; on 6924.7

** Live Mic Radio

LIVE MIC RADIO (best guess): 6880/U, 2145-2150:37*, 9/24; Hendrix tune
& another to repeated ID at 2150, “Welcome to ? Mike/Mac Radio. . .” &
off. Barely above QRN lvl (Frodge-MI)

** Network 51

Network 51. Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1638, 6925 usb. Music by UB40,
"Red Red Wine." ID, "Network 51 a pirate radio station" with various
sound bytes at 1637. 1648, IDs, "...with your host, dave the cat" and
contact address network 51 pirate radio at gmail dot com, and off.
Very good audio, fair to good signal, s7. (Will-MD)

** Pee Wee Radio

PEE WEE RADIO: 6925/U, 0201-0226+, 9/24; 60s-70s rock tunes; W ID
@0210+, 0214+ & 0221+, “Pee Wee Radio on SW”, “Pee Wee” tough to get
despite good sig. SIO=3+53+ peaks w/flutter & hiss bursts + LSB

** Radio Free Whatever

Radio Free Whatever. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 2318, 6965 usb.
Radio Free Whatever with rock music. s7 peaks. (Will-MD)

RADIO FREE WHATEVER: 6965/U, 2334-2341+, 9/23; Pop music; Female,
lady, woman ancr w/“Whatever” SIO=454 (Frodge-MI)

** Radio Illuminati

Radio Illuminati. Sunday, September 24, 2017, 2210, 6955 am. "Please
stand by for our clandestine transmission...Radio Illuminati is on the
air." into nonstop progressive rock music. Fine sound and signal, s9.

RADIO ILLUMINATI: 6955/U, 2210-2216+, 9/24; “Standby for our b’cast,
(Radio Illuminati) is on the air”; ID per HFU posts. Into pop music
after ID. Barely above QRN lvl (Frodge-MI)

** Unid

Unid. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 2314, 6925 am. Mellow pop music
with big wide AM signal. Fair signal, s5/s7, bothered by fishermen
conversations on the sidebands. (Will-MD)

Unid. Sunday, September 24, 2017, 2130, 6925 usb. Talk about music,
Phil Collins and Genesis, extended dialog and some sounds. A movie
soundtrack, perhaps? Muffled lo-fi audio, very good signal, s9.

Unid. Sunday, September 24, 2017, 2143, 6880 usb. Music by Hendrix,
"The Wind Cries Mary," a dance/trance song, ID hard to understand,
included "time to go to the beach and smoke some pot", into Sublime
"Smoke Two Joints." Good signal and sound, s7/s9. (Will-MD)

Unid. Sunday, September 24, 2017, 2215, 6880 usb. Sounds like the same
station that was on from 2150 to 2203, with The Doors "People Are
Strange." Good signal, s7. (Will-MD)

6880-AM, Sept 25 at 2355, music at S9+5; no pirates above 6.9 but no
time to keep with it, just before `Vietnam War` episode 6 on PBS. It
was unID for all these reporters too:
https://www.hfunderground.com/board/ind ... 599.0.html
but the 2355 music was IDed as by RATM (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

Unid. Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 0017, 6880 usb. Music by the
Beatles, "You Can't Do That," 0018 Aaron Lewis, "Country Boy." Very
good signal and sound, s7/s9 peaks. Off at 0023. (Will-MD)

Unid. Friday, September 29, 2017, 1716, 6880 am. Music by The Go-Go's,
"We Got the Beat" followed by Steve Winwood "Roll With It." 1723,
"Take On Me" by a-ha. Still on at 1839 with "Kiss" by Prince. 1903,
Terence Trent D'arby "Wishing Well." Still on at 2048 with "Michael
Row the Boat Ashore" and Elvis Presley "I Can't Help Falling In Love
With You." At 2117 in the middle of "Our Day Will come" another
station came up on 6880 usb, completely obliterating the AM station.
s7, variable signal with good sound. (Will-MD)

Unid. Friday, September 29, 2017, 2117, 6880 usb. Mellow rock music,
co-channel with another station on 6880 am. s7 for both signals. Both
stations dropped carrier at 2121; the AM station first and the USB one
a few seconds later. The AM station was back at 2123 for a few
seconds, then off again. Talk about China Radio Radio International at
2124. The USB station started again at 2126. At 2131 the DX talk on
the AM station ended, and the USB station is now in the clear with
dance/trance music. (Will-MD)

Unid. Friday, September 29, 2017, 2142, 6940 usb. Dance/trance music.
2145, "Big Balls" by AC/DC. Good signal, s7 peaks. (Will-MD)

6880/U, 2127-2140:40*, 9/22; Pop music; off abruptly during Doors
tune. SIO=252 barely above QRN (Frodge-MI)

6955/U, 0135-0201+, 9/24; Disco era tunes; off about a semiminute
between tunes; no ID. SIO=2+53- fady (Frodge-MI)

6925/U, 2123-2132+, 9/24; Drama w/voices, screaming & spooky music.
Uncopiable at QRN lvl (Frodge-MI)

6880/U, 2215-2220:27*, 9/24; Tune=in to Doors’ People are Strange, the
a instr’l, then a weird rap by duck-sounding W & off w/o ID. SIO=2+53

UNID: 6940/U, 2145-2148:15*, 9/29; Odd pop tune & off w/o ID.
SIO=2+53- (Frodge-MI)

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