Tag Archives: Shortwave Pirate Radio

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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Pirate Radio Recordings: Radio Casablanca

Thursday night, I received word from Richard Blaine at Radio Casablanca: “We plan to be on the air tonight on 6940 kHz AM, starting sometime around 2300 UTC, and running until the plane to Lisbon has departed.” So at 23:00 … Continue reading

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A great weekend to catch some pirate radio action

Monday, September 2nd, is Labor Day throughout most of North America; shortwave pirates love to operate on long holiday weekends (though you can hear them most any weekend for that matter). So, if you’ve never heard a live pirate station … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Hardtack Radio

For your listening pleasure: a 24 minute recording of the pirate radio station, Hardtack Radio. Hard Tack Radio plays US Civil War era songs “celebrating the Blue and the Gray.” I caught Hardtack’s broadcast Friday night (April 12) around 23:10 … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: X-FM

For your listening pleasure: three hours of the pirate radio station X-FM. This broadcast was recorded this morning, starting around 2:00 UTC, on 6,950 kHz AM. X-FM can even be received in C-Quam stereo–something I have yet to try. This … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Radio GaGa

For your listening pleasure: 28 minutes of pirate radio fun, courtesy of Radio GaGa. Recorded on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013–starting around 00:10 UTC–on 6.925 MHz (USB). Click here to download the MP3 of the recording, or simply listen below: Standard … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Rave On Radio

While Rave On Radio‘s upper side band signal was fairly weak, at least in my part of the world, on Friday night, I managed to record it just the same.  The broadcast started around 23:15 UTC (February 1st) on 6,925 kHz. I believe … Continue reading

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