Tag Archives: Shortwave Pirate Radio

Pirate Radio Recordings: Two short UNID broadcasts

I was travelling Saturday night, but had the foresight to set my WinRadio Excalibur to record the pirate spectrum. There were few pirates on the band–less than I would have expected to hear on a holiday weekend in the US–and some … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Dit Dah Radio

Being a fan of Morse code (or CW), I have a special affinity for pirates that use “the sacred language” in their broadcasts. Last night, around 00:30 UTC (only a few minutes after WKND began broadcasting) I heard Morse Code on 6.935 MHz … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: WKND

The holidays are a great time to listen for pirates on the shortwave spectrum. Since many pirates are on holiday leave from their day jobs, they have a little more time to broadcast. Last night, the first pirate I heard … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Radio Casablanca

On Sunday, December 17th, around 22:00 UTC, I happened to pick up the last thirty minutes of Radio Casablanca; a pirate that plays a nostalgic mix of music from the 1930′s and 1940′s. They were broadcasting on 6939 kHz in AM. Close … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: True Classic Rock Radio

Last weekend, I caught a shortwave pirate I’d never heard before: True Classic Rock Radio. Well, at least I’m pretty confident that’s their name. When I first heard their ID I couldn’t confirm it, but when I passed the clip … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Grizzly Bear Radio

A few weeks ago, I found a pirate I had never heard before: Grizzly Bear Radio. They quickly nullified my claim that Radio Appalachia was the only pirate I knew of that broadcasts bluegrass music. According to Grizzly Bear, they … Continue reading

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X-FM QSL card

I just received the following QSL card from the shortwave pirate radio station, X-FM: To hear the full X-FM broadcast associated with this QSL, check out our previous post with recorded audio.

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