Free Radio Weekly #1138, December 30, 2017

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Free Radio Weekly #1138, December 30, 2017

Post by JohnPoet » Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:28 am

Free Radio Weekly #1138, Saturday, December 30, 2017

Covering free radio activity from December 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 (

Dave Turnick (

Larry Will (

FRW 1138 - December 30 - Larry

FRW 1139 - January 6 - Harold

== Contributors ==

Harold Frodge, Midland MI, USA

5525 Whitehall St., Midland MI 48642-3156

Drake R8B + 185' RW

GMC Car Radio for FMBC logs

William Hassig

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

Edward Kusalik, Alberta

John Sedlacek

Omaha, NE


Larry Will

28723 Ridge Road

Mount Airy, MD 21771

Icom IC-R75 with G5RV, Tecsun PL-600, PL-660, PL-880, random wires

== Sordid Logs ==

** December 22

2301-2312 Unid 6950 usb

2328-2345 Pee Wee Radio 6940 usb

** December 23

1708-1809 Radio Illuminatti 6920 am

1812-1812 Yeti Radio 6940 usb

1918-1927 Channel Z Radio 4065 am

1947-1952 Partial India Radio 4065 am and 6925 am

1914-1938 Unid Radio 6950 usb

** December 24

1452-1504 Moonlight Radio 6935 usb

** December 25

0215-0312 Wolverine Radio 4020 usb

2219-2203 Radio Free Whatever 6950 usb

** December 26

0125-0236 Unidentified Radio 6940 usb

1917-1917 Unid 6925 am

** December 27

2337-2359 Unidentified Radio 6940 usb

** December 28

0046-0112 Radio Lupo (Argentina) 6973 am

2228-2241 Unid 6940 usb

** December 29

0047-0050 Unid 6940 usb

2156-2222 Unidentified Radio 6940 usb

== North American Logs ==

** Channel Z Radio

Channel Z Radio. Saturday, December 23, 2017, 1918, 4065 am. Channel Z Radio Christmas show with music by Kate Bush. ID at 1927, followed by a rare Patti Smith Christmas version of "White Christmas." Good signal, s7, some noise. (Will-MD)

** Moonlight Radio

MOONLIGHT RADIO ( 6935 USB / DEC 24 / 1452-1504*. Jazzy instrumental version of "Silver Bells." weak signal under heavy static. (Sedlacek-NE)

** Partial India Radio

Partial India Radio. Saturday, December 23, 2017, 1947, 6925 am and 4065 am. Sitar version of "O Come All Ye Faithful" and more Christmas music. ID at 1952 and commentary by Harold Krishna. Good signal on both, s7/s9, noisy on 4065, better signal and much less noise on 6925. (Will-MD)

** Pee Wee Radio

PEE WEE RADIO (tent.) 6940 USB / DEC 22 / 2328-2345+. Weak signal, difficult copy. Wished listeners "Merry Christmas." (Sedlacek-NE)

** Radio Free Whatever

RADIO FREE WHATEVER ( 6950 USB / DEC 25 / 2219-2203*. Usual collection of obscure indie rock/pop songs. Shout outs to HFU posters. Good signal with slight fades. (Sedlacek-NE)

** Radio Illuminatti

Radio Illuminatti. Saturday, December 23, 2017, 1708, 6920 am. Mellow rock music, Pete Townsend "Slit Skirts" at 1714. Rush "Subdivisions" at 1737. At 1743, the Xmas song by The Waitresses followed by The Doors "Riders On the Storm." "Father Christmas" by the Kinks at 1803. 1809, ID and email from "the azimuth coordinator," radio dot illuminatti 6150 at gmail, "this concludes our broadcast..." into the National Anthem. s9, very good signal and sound. (Will-MD)

** Unidentiied Radio

UNIDENTIFIED RADIO ( 6940 USB / DEC 26 / 0125-0236+. Extended broadcast featuring variety of songs and short music clips. Multiple station IDs. May have broadcast briefly on LSB ~ 0157. Initial weak signal improved greatly by ~ 0200. Still going strong @ 0236. (Sedlacek-NE)

UNIDENTIFIED RADIO 6940 USB / DEC 27 / 2337-2359*. Music by Led Zeppelin, Lenny Kravitz, M.I.A., and the Beatles. Good signal. (Sedlacek-NE)

“UNIDENTIFIED RADIO”: 6940/U, 2156-2202:45*, 12/29; Rock tunes; ID @2201+, “You are listening to Unidentified Radio”. SIO=2+53, off abruptly (Frodge-MI)

Friday, December 28, 2017, 2218, 6940 usb. Fine signal with "Kashmir" by Led Zeppelin. ID at 2219, "You are listening to Unidentified Radio which is a clever name..." and into more guitar classic rock. Solid s7. (Will-MD)

** Unid Radio

Unid Radio. Saturday, December 23, 2017, 1914, 6950 usb. Mellow music with female vocals, sounds like traditional/folk style. SSTV at 1938, ID "UNID RADIO Have a magical winter solstice." Fair signal, s3. (Will-MD)

** Unid

UNID 6950 USB / DEC 22 / 2301-2312. Guitar instrumental?, light jazz, and femaale vocal. Copy hampered by deep fades with occasional peaks of decent signal/audio. (Sedlacek)

Unid. Tuesday, December 26, 2017, 1917, 6925 am. Bouncy pop/R&B music, variable signal, from the noise floor to s7/s9 good. (Will-MD)

UNID: 6940/U, 2228-2238:36*, *2238:50-2241; 12/28; Tune-in to pop music; off abruptly & back with much weaker, barely audible sig; seemed to be going off/on after the comeback. (Frodge-MI)

6940-USB, Dec 29 at 0047, unID pirate, S9 rap music, maybe some brief DJ talkovers, but stops at 0050*, no announcement. No reports on HF Underground, but maybe related to these 6940 logs which ended earlier at 2338 Dec 28: ... 519.0.html


** Wolverine Radio

Wolverine Radio, 4020 usb, 12-25-17, 0215-0312 utc, good signal and audio, nice variety of secular seasonal tunes, SSTV/FAX at 0310utc of a nice xmas scene including a tree a bit to close to a lit fireplace as seen on HF Underground. (Hassig-IL)

** Yeti Radio

Yeti Radio. Saturday, December 23, 2017, 1812, 6940 usb. Gravely "This is Yeti Radio, the request lines are open" ID and into Weird Al's "The Night Santa Went Crazy." s7, very good signal. (Will-MD)

== South American Logs

** Radio Lupo (Argentina)

6973 AM Argentina Pirate Radio Lupo heard on the 28th of December, from 0046 to 0112 hours UTC. Hrd the last two night's, but this was best reception. Heard via Perseus at the remote site of Don Moman VE6JY antenna farm, on the wellbrook loop beverage. Audio clip at 0046 at this link:

or QSL route via (Kusalik-Alberta)


Here is what I got back from the station, checking this mornings inbox....

Sr. Edward Kusalik.

Le pido disculpa!! lo que me envió es correcto, mi ordenador esta

fallando y no me permite responder como correspondo!!! luego le

completo el mail. Atte LUPO.

Translated (via Google)

Mr. Edward Kusalik.

I apologize! what you sent me is correct, my computer is failing

and does not allow me to respond as I should! then I completed the

mail. Atte LUPO.

So either a further response will be coming via e-mail OR he is going to reply via mail?

Being patient for now....

== Internet Resources ==

Free radio station contacts:

The FRW on Facebook: ... 6592073251

HF Underground

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John Poet
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