Last night–Christmas Eve–I recorded a few minutes of pirate radio station, Wolverine Radio on 6,925 kHz USB. Their signal was very strong here into the shack. Wolverine played a selection of several rockin’ Christmas songs.
Start your search for pirate radio stations in the watering hole at 6,925 kHz and tune up to 7,000 kHz.
As I sit here in front of my radios this Friday evening, I notice the news on National Geographic that we have one of the largest sun spots to face us since 2005. This sunspot is the size of Jupiter! It’s all a little too coincidental on 11-11-11.
It can only mean one thing…
Turn on your radio and tune in some pirates!
For those of you new to pirate radio, most–but not all–activity can be found between 6,925 – 7,000 kHz (i.e. just below the 40 meter ham radio band). Pirates are not professional broadcasters, thus work a day job during the week. That’s why you’re most likely to hear pirates Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings.
Radio used, by the way, was the Alinco DX-R8T. We will be posting a review of this receiver, so check back soon!
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