Tag Archives: XFM

Listening to shortwave radio, in stereo

Recently, my buddy Dave Zantow (N9EWO) told me that his Japan Radio Company JRC NRD-545 could natively decode Motorola C-Quam AM stereo (the “AMS” function).  To be honest, I wasn’t aware that AM stereo had ever been an option on a tabletop … 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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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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