Category Archives: Pirate Radio

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This year, at the 2014 Dayton Hamvention, I had the pleasure of meeting a number of SWLing Post readers–truly a highlight for me at the convention. One of the readers I met was Mike Gualtieri (KB3TKG). Mike and I had a … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Tip & Elvis Show

For your listening pleasure: over two hours of the Tip and Elvis Show. This Euro pirate  broadcast was recorded by Shortwave Radio Audio Archive contributor, Frank. Tip and Elvis was broadcasting on 6,220 kHz in AM–you’ll hear some adjacent digital interference, but … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Wolverine Radio

For your listening pleasure: 1 hour, 20 minutes of the pirate radio station, Wolverine Radio–recorded May 26, 2014 starting around 1:20 UTC. Wolverine was broadcasting on 6,950 kHz in the upper side band. Typical of Wolverine, lots of music variety which … Continue reading

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CW pirates promote separatist movement in Ukraine ?

(Source: Southgate Amateur Radio News) “Two CW [Morse Code] stations have appeared on the higher HF bands, claiming to operate from Donetsk, as promoting a separatist ‘Peoples’ Republic of Donetsk’, or ‘NovoRossiya New Russia’. The callsigns, D0A and 1C4M are … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Hot Legs Radio (corrected)

For your listening pleasure: about 20 minutes of pirate radio station, Hot Legs Radio–recorded May 25, 2014 starting around 1:55 UTC. Hot Legs Radio was broadcasting around 6,925 kHz in AM. Hot Legs was rather weak and somewhat over-modulated during this broadcast. Indeed, in regular AM mode, … Continue reading

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Boston pirate radio: a “vital resource” in minority neighborhoods

Many assume that pirate radio operators only exist to interfere with commercial broadcasters–this couldn’t be further from the truth. Indeed, there are few “jammers” on the air; most pirates broadcast on unoccupied frequencies and play content that isn’t widely available on … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Wolverine Radio

For your listening pleasure: 1 hour and 7 minutes of pirate radio station, Wolverine Radio–recorded April 27, 2014 starting around 1:10 UTC. Wolverine was broadcasting on 6,945 kHz in the upper side band. Typical of Wolverine, lots of music variety … Continue reading

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