Tag Archives: Pirate Radio

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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Pirate Radio Recordings: MAC Shortwave

For your listening pleasure: over one hour of the pirate radio station, MAC Shortwave. I recorded this broadcast on April 27, 2014 starting around 00:05 UTC, on 6,950 kHz AM. MAC Shortwave features host “Jimmy Stewart” and some excellent big band music. … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Chairman of the Board Radio

For your listening pleasure: a short 20 minute broadcast from the pirate radio station, Chairman of the Board Radio–recorded Saturday, April 12, 2014 starting around 3:30 UTC. Chairman of the Board Radio was broadcasting on 6,935 kHz in the upper side … Continue reading

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Happy 50th, Radio Caroline!

I wish my schedule and travel funds would have allowed me to attend Offshore Radio Day 2014, held in the Netherlands last week. Fortunately for those of us who couldn’t attend, Jonathan Marks posted an excellent set of photos and commentary … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Radio Gallifrey Intergalactic

Last night, after returning from nearly two weeks of travel, I recorded pirate station, Radio Gallifrey Intergalactic. It was great to hear their strong USB signal on the air. RGI appeared on 6,930 kHz USB around 2:45 UTC (or so) and started … Continue reading

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How To Tune In Pirate Radio Broadcasts on Shortwave

This article originally appeared in the February 2014 issue of The Spectrum Monitor Magazine. Even as many legacy international broadcasters are abandoning the shortwave bands, shortwave remains active and vibrant in another quadrant: namely, on shortwave pirate radio. Over the … Continue reading

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