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UKdxer

  • Radio Freedom eQSL
    Radio Freedom in Italy sent me this eQSL. Look out for the station on Saturday or Sunday mornings around 6850 kHz. Thanks for the QSL! …
  • Wed Feb 22
    4029 1737 Laser Hot Hits. Gary Drew show. Merk & Monk “Babyface.” SINPO 43433.5800 1654 Laser Hot Hits. Michael Jackson “Scream,” SINPO 45444.6270 1717 Radio Mexico. “The Birdie Song,” ID, utility spl …
  • Free radio recordings
    https://app.box.com/embed/preview/2ibac05yp7vr2rbzefvrwnc873539e26?theme=darkRadio Blacklakehttps://app.box.com/embed/preview/uaojfv3ukdm368gnct1jnu2224jv2pbe?theme=darkRadio Lesboshttps://app.box.com …
  • Tues Feb 21
    4029 2055 Laser Hot Hits. Recording of their garden centre broadcast. Chat, Grace “It’s Not Over Yet.” SINPO 43433.

    (via Kiwi SDR, SW England)
  • Radio Illegal eQSL
    Radio Illegal sent me this great eQSL – many thanks! …
  • Sat Feb 18
    4029 1453 Laser Hot Hots. Gary Drew and other Laser DJs live from the garden centre. Hindsight then Spandau Ballet. SINPO 35333.5800 1443 Laser Hot Hits. Dave Simpson show. Michael Schenker Group, the …
  • Fri Feb 17
    3920 1830 Mike Radio. Survivor “Eye of the Tiger,” Fleetwood Mac “Albatross”, mention website mikeradio.nl. SINPO 55444.4029 1840 Laser Hot Hits. “How Sweet It Is,” then John Miles “Remember Yesterday …
  • Radio Europe eQSL
    eQSL received from Radio Europe, broadcasting from south eastern Ukraine. The transmitter can run between 100 and 300W and works between 5680 and 6210 kHz. Thanks for the eQSL. …
  • Wed Feb 15
    4029 2142 Laser Hot Hits. “A Night In New York,” then Gregory Abbots “Shake You Down.” SINPO 34333.5835.5 2115 Radio Europe (pres). Russian pop, strong peaks. SINPO 45433.(via Twente SDR) …
  • Tues Feb 14
    4029 2055 Laser Hot Hits. Dance music, strong RTTY on 4030. SINPO 33333.5835 2045 Radio Europe (tent). Russian pop music, off 2053. SINPO 24332.(via Twente SDR) …

Irish Paul


  • Variable Conditions This Morning. Stations Coming In And Fading Out. 1620-6.55 Unid Dutch/ Polka Music. Weak Signal Sinpo 33232 6295-8.10 Radio Deltracks Elvis Presley, Nits, Demis Roussos And Dusty S …

  • 6310-15.32 Radio Mexico Polka Music Sinpo 43333 6265-15.20 Radio Zwarte Panther Dutch Music Sinpo 43444 5800-15.40 Laser Hot Hits Corie With Music From Disturbed, The Doves And Everything But The Girl …

  • 1629-15.20 Unid Dutch Music. Occasional Fair Peaks Sinpo 33333

  • 6325-8.00 Radio Parrdenkracht Oldies Including The Cascades. Sinpo 44344 6210-8.15 Radio King SW( tent) Dusty Springfield And Al Stewart. Strong Carrier Came On For About 10 Minutes Sinpo 33433 6295-8 …

  • 1620-6.43 Unid The Cats And Dutch Music Sinpo 43433 1638-6.55 Unid Dutch Music Sinpo 34333 6210-8.58 Radio King SW Genesis, Generation X, Blood Sweat & Tears And I’d Jingle Sinpo 43333 6305-9.20 Radio …
  • Atlantic 2000 will be on the air this weekend:
    – Saturday 11th of February, from 0900 to 1000 UTC on 6070 kHz via Channel 292 – Sunday 12th of February, from 1000 to 1100 UTC on 6005 and 7310 kHz via Shortwave Service + streaming at the same time …

  • 16.65-21.20 Radio B4 Instrumental Music Sinpo 44433 1647-21.30 Radio Armada Dutch Music, Ids And Closed Down Sinpo 43333 1611–21.40 Radio Batavia ELO, Tina Turner And The Cure Sinpo 34333 1635-21.50 …

  • 1645-7.00 Radio Casablanca Easy Listening And Dutch Music Including Dennie Damaro Sinpo 44333 1620-7.15 Radio Rode Rover( tent) Dutch Music And Talking Sinpo 43433 1667-7.30 Radio Digital Dutch/Polka …
  • FRS Holland News
    Dear FRS Friend, At long last we have added a new article/ menu item to the FRS site: QSLs Listeners. It shows a (small) overview of QSLs we forwarded since our start in 1980 to you, the listener. Tha …

  • 1635-5.15 Radio Bluebird Dutch, Polka, Instrumental And Pop Music Including Joan Jet And The Blackheads” I love rock n’ roll” Sinpo 44434

Rick/Finland

  • Cellmapper app: Find Phone masts/Cell towers and their Frequencies in your area
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  • 19.2.2017 3905 SW Radio 00 18.42- 25332 E 3930 unid 18.12- 24332 mx 4029 LHH 18.18- 34333 E 5800 LHH 18.21- 45333 E 6264,9 unid 14.47- 24332 mx 6279,9 unid 14.48- 32332 D 6279,9 8 Radio 16.05- 44444 E …

  • 18.2.2017 3905 R. Mustang 17.13- 45444 D 3920 unid 18.01-18.44* 45444 E 4029 LHH 18.16- 35333 E 5800 LHH (tent.) 17.15- 45444 E 6205 Misti R. (tent.) 15.47- 34333 mx 6234 unid 15.57- 24322 mx 6240 R. …
  • I'm gonna kalsarikännit at home tonight
          Kalsarikännit: Drinking by yourself at your house in your underwear with no intention of going out. http://www.schleckysilberstein.com/2015/06/bildung-macht-spas-die-schonste-vokabel-der-welthtt …
  • Mike Radio, good signal!

  • 12.2.2017 3920USB Mike R. 17.15-17.30* 45444 E, also AM 4029 LHH 16.48- 33333 E 6210 unid 15.53- 25332 mx 6250 R. Casanova 09.12- 25322 D 6265 R. Ronalisa 15.55- 24332 E 6285 R. Bogusman 14.05- 35333 …

  • 11.2.2017 3905 R. Mustang 17.35-17.41* 45444 D, E 3905 R. Alice *20.18- 45444 E 3915 unid 19.25-20.06* 25322 mx 4029 LHH 17.43- 45444 E 6285 R. Tower 14.08- 35333 E, D 6385 R. Tower 17.01- 45444 E, D …

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  • Logs 05.02.2017
    5.2.2017 3904,6 R. Underground 17.30- 45343 E 4029 LHH 16.36- 34343 E 6209,7 R. Komintern (tent.) 12.30- 45333 Ru 6210 unid 08.23- 22232 mx 6210 unid 16.02- 25332 mx 6210,3 unid 08.23- 23232 mx 6225 R …
  • SWR live video JÓJ SHOW on their facebook page now
    https://www.facebook.com/Scandinavian-Weekend-Radio-227406783983778/also here:  https://www.facebook.com/jojsound/videos/1154131944699609/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE Live stream 10-20 SA / 08-18 UTC via Ra …

Monitoring Radiowaves from 10kHz to 30000kHz

  • Short Friday log
    It is a fine New Year 2015 and first evening at the radios! These nice signals were carried by the airwaves to southern Finland:6660.0kHz: Unid, 1703UTC, LSB, 45545, Yodeling followed by french rock m …
  • Happy New Year log
    Good party going on the airwaves, plenty of free radio to celebrate!6803.0kHz: Pink Panther Radio, 1633UTC, AM, 45534, Pink Panther playing nice pops! 🙂 ABBA “Happy New Year” and closing down at 170 …
  • Soul music Saturday
    Bumpy conditions continue on shortwaves… Some nice Pirates heard though!3905.0kHz: Radio Underground, 1825UTC, AM, 44523, ID and greetings at 1825UTC. Good signal S9, but fading down to S5. Still we …
  • Short Christmas log
    Surprisingly weak conditions on Shortwaves this evening and only few stations heard. Better luck next time!6295.0kHz: Radio Tower, 1733UTC, AM, 35533, Playing nice traditional music and oldies. 26.12. …
  • Saturday evening fade-fest
    Even bigger “waves” than yesterday, lifting the signals up and pushing them down to the bottom… Fortunately still some strong Pirate signals make their way into receiving antennas! :-)6925.0kHz: Mus …
  • Friday's logged stations
    Slightly bumpy conditions on shortwaves, but the following stations were well received this Friday!3960.0kHz: Radio Gramox, 1647UTC, AM, 54445, Old Finnish evergreens. 14.11.20146380.0kHz: Radio Montf …
  • QSL from Mustang Radio
    Special thanks for Mustang Radio for this super-nice QSL-card! Always room for new Mustangs… 🙂 …
  • QSL from Pink Panther Radio
    Always a great pleasure to receive QSLs from Pink Panther Radio, as they are very nice. Just like the Pink Panther radio show itself! 🙂 …
  • Short Sunday Log
    Busy weekend, but better late than never… The following Pirates were heard in southern Finland on Sunday evening:6295,0kHz: Unid, 1809UTC, AM, 53444, ‘Moments of inspiration.org’ from Texas, said an …
  • QSL from Radio Universe
    Thank you for the special cool space style QSL Radio Universe! 🙂 I like those vinyls!!!  …

PJK / Sweden

  • Saturday 14/1
    6281  R Telstar  at 1532 UTC Italian-mx, SINPO 25322 6290  R Tower  at 1530 UTC, Dutch-mx, SINPO 25322 6320  R Joey ?  at 1534 UTC, weak music, SINPO 25221 …
  • Thursday 27/10

    1638  R Bluebird  at 2122 UTC, polka, SINPO 25332

  • Sunday 23/10

    3905  UNID  at 2145 UTC, talking, SINPO 25322

    6305  R Marabu  at 2148 UTC, music, SINPO 25321

  • Sunday 11/9

    1624  R Barones  at 2117 UTC, instrumental-mx, SINPO 35322

  • Thursday 8/9

    1644,9  UNID  at 2120 UTC, pop-mx, SINPO 25232

  • Friday 2/9

    1615  UNID  at 2037 UTC, Dutch-mx, SINPO 25442

    1644,9  UNID  at 2039 UTC, polka, SINPO 25332

  • Saturday 23/7
    Nice conditions on OIRT band with many Russian stations. TV reception on 59.250 R2 …
  • Friday 8/7
    3905:  R Mustang  at 2150 UTC, Flock of seagulls – The more… SINPO 45434 3932,5  Technicalman ?  at 2154 UTC, pop-mx, SINPO 45434 6205  UNID  at 2156 UTC, pop-mx, SINPO 23422 6304,7  R Marabu  at 2157 …
  • Tuesday 5/7
    6290  UNID  at 2049 UTC, pop-mx, SINPO 45333 6300  R Mazda  at 2052 UTC, Dutch-mx, SINPO 34222 6325  R Anthony  at 2053 UTC, instrumental-mx, SINPO 25222 …
  • Monday 4/7

    6290  UNID  at 2048 UTC, country-mx, Dutch-mx, SINPO 45333

Maresmedx / Spain

  • QSL SeaBreeze AM
    SeaBreeze AM, 1395 KHz, nova emissora holandesa en ona mitjana. Rebuda QSL per correu postal i fotos per correu electrònic (vegeu entrada següent) per informe enviat via la seva web: http://radioseabr …
  • Fotos de SeaBreeze AM
  • QSL Pirate Radio Europe
    Pirate Radio Europe, 5835 KHz, pirata ucraïnesa. Rebudes diferents E-QSLs i algunes fotos (vegeu entrada següent) per informe enviat a serg104-130@rambler.ru …
  • Fotos Pirate Radio Europe
    Imatges rebudes de la pirata ucraïnesa Radio Europe. …
  • QSL Time Radio
    Time Radio, 6375 KHz, pirata holandesa. Rebuda E-QSL per informe enviat a timeradio.shortwave@gmail.com …
  • QSL Key Channel Radio
    Key Channel Radio, 3900 KHz (la freqüència a la QSL no és correcta), pirata italiana via un emissor pirata alemany. Rebuda E-QSL per informe enviat a keyradioam@gmail.com …
  • QSL Word of Deliverance
    Word of Deliverance, 6070 KHz, programa religiós nord-americà via Channel 292, Alemanya. Rebut e-mail de confirmació sense dades per informe enviat a pastorInman@att.net. v/s Pastor Inman. …
  • Nou programa d'Atlantic 2000
    Because we had technical problems last Sunday, Atlantic 2000 will be on the air this Saturday 18th of February, with a replay of our programme, from 1000 to 1100 UTC on 6005 and 7310 kHz.The programme …
  • Programes de VORW
    Dear VORW Radio Listeners,  This is the first edition of the VORW Radio International Newsletter, it will be sent out when there is a significant change to the broadcast schedule or if there is a sign …
  • QSL U-Boat 66 Radio
    U-Boat 66 Radio, 7300 KHz, pirata italiana. Rebuda E-QSL per informe enviat a uboatradio@gmail.com …

Franja / Spain

FRR / Poland

  • 3900 kHz – UNID station
    3900: UNID station @ 22.45. SINPO 44444. Playng Guns & Roses. Good signal.
  • Crazy Wave Radio on 6300 kHz
    6300: Crazy Wave Radio @ 17.37. SINPO 45344. Live, good programming.
  • Radio Hitmix Team on 3931 & 3929 kHz
     3925: Dutch station @ 00. 58. (Heared already on 10.12.20011). SINPO 33333. Heared via web receiver located in Ireland. 3929: Radio Hitmix Team @ 20.25. SINPO 44343. Heared via web receiver located i …
  • Skyline Radio on 3905 kHz
    3905: Skyline International Radio @ 20.58. SINPO 44444. Heared via web radio.
  • 6315 kHz – UNID station
    6295: UNID station playing Bon Jovi @ 18.08. SINPO 33343.


    6315: UNID station playing hard rock @ 17.58. SINPO 43333 (via web receiver).
  • WR International at 11.00 UTC on 12257 kHz
    12257: WR International @ 10.59. SINPO 25232. Closing down at 11.05 UTC.
  • Radio Rainbow on 3930 kHz
    3905: UNID station @ 21.50. SINPO 34333. Playing a Bon Jovi song. Heared via a web receiver.

    3930 kHz: 21.33. Radio Rainbow. SINPO 34444.
  • Radio Mazda, PL Radio (Powerliner)
    4015: Laser Hot Hits @ 19.59. SINPO 44334.6304: PL Radio (Powerliner) @ 22.26. SINPO 35343. Heared via web receiver.6305: Radio Mazda @ 19.56. SINPO 44444. Good signal. Heared via web receiver located …
  • Long Live Radio on 5780,20 kHz
    5780, 20: Long Live Radio @ 17.16. SINPO 44444. Good signal in Warsaw, Poland. ID at 17.18 UTC. Closing down at 18.50 UTC, after giving out of several IDs.3930: Radio Batavier @ 21.05. SINPO 24323. He …
  • Mighty KBC on 6095 kHz
    6095: Mighty KBC @ 15.52. SINPO 54554. Some co-channel interference from presumably CRI in English. Two-day tests (Sat-Sun) prove success, with strong signal here all the time.

DX / Ukraine

Lviv / Ukraine

LHU / Sweden

  • Log 23 Feb 2017
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö:  576  0625  RNE1 Cataluña, local6085  1505  R Mi Amigo6150  1358  R Marabu6285  1527  OID Rainbow1510  0621  WMEX Boston MA1660  0601  WGIT Canavanas full …
  • Log 22 Feb 2017
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö:  684  0625  RNE1 Andalucia, Sevilla local  855  0629  RNE1 Cantabria, Santander local1386  0641  Carillon R1611  2128  OID1611  2224  Zwarte Boer1619  2134 …
  • Log 21 Feb 2017
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö:  729  0625  RNE5 Asturias, Oviedo local  738  0626  RNE5 Cataluña, Barcelona local1620  1609  R Alice id at 1617 1634, cd 16371620  1648  OID w brass music …
  • Log 20 Feb 2017
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö:1332  0820  Smooth, Peterborough w local com1611  1859  OID cd 19021611  2025  R Batavia1620  1635- R Derby strong cd 16441620  1658  OID greek1620  1719- C …
  • Log 19 Feb 2017
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge:1611  2132  Technical Man1620  0604  Zonnester id at 0635 and Cuba under1620  0656  Zonnester back again1620  1523  OID Technische man QSO Skywire1620  1909- OID1629  165 …
  • Log 18 Feb 2017
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge:  261  0708  R Luxemburg1602  0714  BBC R Kent1611  0640  Zender Johan1611  1751  OID1611  2032  Twentana1615  2031  Turftrekker1620  0640  OID cd 06431620  1441  Mike R1 …
  • Log 17 Feb 2017
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö:1260  0802  Absolute R1359  0753  Free R 80s1485  0750  BBC Sussex1530  0746  BBC Essex1566  0722  BBC Somerset1615  1746  OID1615  2155  Batavier1616  1746 …
  • Log 16 feb 2017
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö:1485  0729  R Santander1485  0730  BBC R Humberside1494  2053  Blauwe Piraat1548  0701  R City Talk1548  0706  Forth 21611  2058  R Horizon1620  1823  R Col …
  • Log 15 Feb 2017
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge:1305  0712  Premier Christsian R1368  0659  BBC R Surrey1620  1644  Torpedojager1620  1913  OID1621  1916- Turftrekker strong1625  1749- Wegpiraat1625  2219  R Napoleon16 …
  • Log 14 Feb 2017
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge:1611  1704  OID strong1611  1712  OID bad mod say testing hallo1620  1748  Johnny Camaro cd 17491620  1806- Rodester1620  1820- R Alice1620  1845  R Alice cd 18501625  18 …

Scotland DX

Free Radio Report / Canada

Radio Blauwe Reiger

  • Zondagmorgen 27-9-2015 +_ 11:00 / 11:50
    Alles op yeasu frg 7700  met draadantenne 11m lang 2,5 hoog1645  Cassablanca  s9+70  1648  Platendraaier s9  1646  Zwarte Bizon  s9+50  1647  Admiraal  s9+15  1620  Schaduwjager  s9+20   1635  Cowboy …
  • Paar Ontvangsten Maandag 11 en Dinsdag 12-8-2015
    Ma : 10-08-2015  +_  22:00 / 23:00 Alles op draadantenne 11m lang 2,5m hoog  1640  Veronica Westerhaar  s9+60  1665  Radio  Columbia  s9+5  1626  Vrolijke Mijnwerker s9+20  6470  Radio Tower   s8 / s9 …
  • Dinsdag 4 / woensdag 5-7-2015 +_ 23:00 / 00:30
    Alles op draadantenne 11 meter lang en 2,5 meter hoog (spoel-antenne zit spoel op 17 m)1655  Turfsteker  s9+30    1638  Calimero  feading s2 /s9Piek  (op spoelantenne s9 )  1620 Noorderozon  feading s …
  • Een Paar Rapportjes!!!
    Is inmiddels een poosje geleden maar hier zijn er weer wat ;)Zondagavond  28-6-2015 +_  20:00 /  20:301602 Waddenzee / Seagull   feading  s3 / s6  1630  Admiraal  s8  1630  Ruimzicht  s9+30  1620 ?? P …
  • Xmas greetings from Artur Fernandez
                                                                                                Thanks Arthur …
  • En Voor Alle Luisteraars en Ammateurs …………………………
    Namens  Radio Blauwe Reiger en Radio Zwarte Bizon                                    …
  • De eerste Kerst Groeten Zijn Alweer Binnen
                                                                                                        Thnx   FRF                                                                              Thnx Radio C …
  • Een Blik In De Studio Van Radio Zwarrrte Bizon
                      Een Blik In De Studio Van Radio Zwarrrte Bizonhttps://www.youtube.com/v/ea9NxoBfQAc?version=3&f=user_uploads&c=google-webdrive-0&app=youtube_gdata …
  • Rapportjes in Twente
    Heb weer eem n paar rapporjes ( Inhaal slag)Zondagavond 12-10-2014  +- 20:00 / 21:00 1647  Witte Tornado + Lady ?  s9+16  6320  Radio Montferland  s7 / s9+15  6395  Radio GSV  s2 / s7  6295  Jezus??   …
  • Ff weer een paar rapportjes in twente
    Maandagavond 29-9-2014 +- 19:00 / 20:001643  Baanbreker  s9+20  1632  Vrije Vogel  s9+5  6290  Rode Adelaar  s2 / s91639  Vrij Nederland  s9+50  1638  Professor met Pecon  s9+50  6322  Radio Altrex  s …

Middengolf Ontvangst Rapporten

  • 28-1-2017
    Antenne op 15 m hoogte.16:27 Orion Coevorden, 80% goede audio.16:29 Pontiac 1612 kHz, 97%, goede audio maar iets naast de draaggolf.16:31 Zwarte Bizon 1646 kHz, 74%, audio goed.16:38 Vrolijke Mijnwerk …
  • 15-1-17 met sneeuw.
    Antenne op 7 m hoogte.10:48 Zender Admiraal 1631 kHz, 75%.10:53 Dolfijn 1636 kHz, 61%.10:55 Zonneschijn en Derby 1619 kHz, 60% Modulatie iets naast de draaggolf maar is niet te horen.11:10 Lotus, 1650 …
  • Happy New Year 2017
    3-1-16. Antenne op 7 m hoogte.16:50 Monaco 1614 kHz, modulatie goed, 60%.17:17 UNID 1631 kHz, net op ruisnivo, ID niet kunnen verstaan, 51%17:38 Dageraad 1634 kHz, modulatie goed maar meer modulatie a …
  • Radio Whitesnake 1620 kHz
    3-12-16 antenne op 16 m hoogte.Ontvanger: PMSDR met Sharper software.11:15 1620 kHz, Radio Whitesnake vanaf de Veluwe. Platenprogramma. 60% prima modulatie.12:16 1620 kHz, Radio Poema de Veluwe met ra …
  • Oude bekende terug aan de band.
    23-10-16. Antenne op 7 m hoogte.15:17 1620 kHz, Radio Blonde Man. 100% afstemming. Audio is uitstekend. Teveel echo in de spraak.2 x 7 kHz breed signaal. Geen brom in de spraak.Modulatiediepte negatie …
  • Woensdagavond 5-10-16
    5-10-16. Antenne op 7 m.19:02 Reintje de Vos, 1621 kHz, 62%. Audio goed. Zender zakt langzaam in frequentie als hij warmer wordt. Vreemde draaggolf die heen en weer beweegt met de modulatie. Vloeper z …
  • Alice met mooi programma op 1611 kHz.
    Zaterdag 15-10-16. Antenne op 16 m.15:00 1611 kHz, Radio Alice met platenprogramma. 100% Modulatiediepte positief 80-90% negatief 100% Mooie audio en goed gepresenteerd programma met mooie muziek vana …
  • Zaterdag 1-10-16
    1-10-16. Antenne op 7 m hoogte.Een paar nieuwe ontvangsten gelogd. Nu er een paar opname links erbij geplaatst.De ontvanger is een PM SDR ontvanger met SDR Sharper 0.3.Aan de linkerkant kan de modulat …
  • Zaterdag 1-10-16
    1-10-16. Antenne op 7 m hoogte.Een paar nieuwe ontvangsten gelogd. Nu er een paar opname links erbij geplaatst.De ontvanger is een PM SDR ontvanger met SDR Sharper 0.3.Aan de linkerkant kan de modulat …
  • Vakantie ontvangst 2016
    Dit jaar met het hele gezin naar Frankrijk; Clairvaux les Lacs.Dit is een klein plaatsje gelegen in de Jura en tegen de Franse Alpen aan.We zaten in een kleine sta-caravan op een camping en volgens de …

Pirate Memories

  • New website for 80s London FM pirate Phoenix Radio
    Phoenix Radio, a FM pirate station which ran from 1979-1984 in London has launched a website. The station played indie/alternative music and built up quite a following in London. The website includes …
  • Quick link to Pirate Memories audio files
    Quick link to Pirate Memories audio on box.com

    https://app.box.com/s/qjdivk7ovk62sv4vt7qe
  • The most popular posts
    This trip through the 1980s free radio scene has featured a selection of nearly 130 stations. Most came from shortwave but also featured are some medium wave (from London and the Netherlands) and FM ( …
  • Fresh FM, Time Radio, TKO
    Here are three stations heard on FM across London in the late 1980s. All three were part of the new wave of soul/funk/hip hop stations targeting listeners, particularly from the black communities, fed …
  • Hits FM, London
    Hits FM was a station operating on FM in London in the mid-80s. In 1993 staff from the station merged with Laser, which had been operating on FM in the London area since 1990, to form Laser Hot Hits. …
  • North Dublin Community Radio
    Here is a clip of North Dublin Community Radio, giving out address, talking about WLR and Beatle Radio from late 1987.To hear NDCR, CLICK HEREOr to listen/download via box.com CLICK HERE(2.05 mins) …
  • Radio Mr Sandman
    Here is a clip of a Dutch station called Radio Mr Sandman, made in 1986. He said he was using 500W of power.To hear Radio Mr Sandman, CLICK HERE To listen/download via box.com, CLICK HERE (3.35 mins) …
  • Radio Rainbow Germany
    Here is a clip from 1986 of Radio Rainbow Germany, broadcasting via Radio Mirage.To hear Radio Rainbow Germany, CLICK HEREOr to listen/download via box.com CLICK HERE(1.34 mins) …
  • Radio Mirage
    Here is a clip from Radio Mirage from 1986. The station first went on the air in the mid-80s and was around through most of the 90s. To hear Radio Mirage CLICK HERETo listen/download via box.com, CLIC …
  • Radio Marabu
    Radio Marabu first began broadcasting in 1984, and is still going in 2012, although these days it is via licensed relays. Here is a short clip of Marabu from 1986. You can find out more about the stat …

MW Free Radio

  • Bringing you right up to date
    It’s been a busy week or two at the top of the mediumwave band with lots of activity and some new names too. Here are the latest logs from England, together with plenty of news: Freq        Time       …
  • Hunting for Dutch pirates: now and over 20 years ago
    Conditions are pretty good tonight with a fair bit of activity, so I made a short video while tuning the band. Take a look at what I heard at around 2120 local time: And now let’s spin back in time. I …
  • Why do we listen to AM in this day and age?
    The operator of longtime British AM pirate Radio Blackbeard asked an interesting question on his Facebook page on Monday evening. He wanted to know if anybody listens to a SW or MW station longer than …
  • Busy end to the month
    While Sunday and Monday were much quieter on the MW here than Saturday had been, Tuesday night was very busy. There seemed to be a bit of a nosedive in propagation at around 2000 UTC, but signals pick …
  • Super Saturday
    It’s been a long time since I can recall a Saturday quite like this. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever known one. I heard a couple of Dutch pirates first thing in the morning before the signals faded d …
  • Remembering the DPRS
    A few weeks ago I came across something that caught my eye on the Facebook page of a Finnish pirate enthusiast. It was a bulletin from the Dutch Pirate Radio Service from the mid-1990s. The DPRS was r …
  • Catch of the day
    The last few days might not have seen a huge amount of MW pirate activity, but some of the Dutch stations heard here in England have raised plenty of talking points. It is usually the case with mornin …
  • Grundig Hit Boy 100
    In Wednesday’s post I wrote about some of the receivers and antennas I use for tuning in to the Dutch pirates. I briefly mentioned it was possible to hear these stations using inexpensive equipment, s …
  • Tuning in to the Dutch pirates
    For listeners, dxers, pirate fans and general radio nuts who might be new to having a look at this blog, I thought I’d start the new year with a recap on some of the equipment here.  The receiver I us …
  • Sad news from the shortwave scene
    I heard today that the operator of shortwave pirate Radio Geronimo sadly died on Wednesday, December 28.Chris Watson, as he was known in radio circles, was very rarely heard on air, but was the drivin …

Voice of DX

South East Asia Dxing

  • Logbook 24 February 2017
    MALAYSIARTM Radio Asyik in Kajang (West Malaysia) was heard around 00.02 UTC with aboriginal music of Malaysia, followed by station ID and Doa (supplication). Reception on 6.050 kHz was 55555 — not s …
  • ABC Radio National – 5RN (Adelaide)
    ABC Radio National – 5RN, transmitting from Reynella (Pimpala) in South Australia, was heard on 18 February 2017, from 19.40 till 20.05 UTC in a largely talk format with guests and phone-in listeners. …
  • KBS World Radio
    KBS World Radio, transmitting from Kimjae, was received on 1 February 2017, from 16.15 till 17.00 UTC (broadcast time 16.00 till 17.00 UTC). The programmes “Seoul Calling”, “Drama Lines” and “Sound of …
  • QSL Card from Radio Romania International
    This QSL card with postage from Radio Romania International arrived in the mail, today. It was for a reception reported emailed months ago — in August 2016 — to RRI. This is one of the few stations …
  • Logbook 18-19 February 2017
    AFGHANISTANRadio Afghanistan has been logged on 6.100 kHz, mixing with PBS Pyongyang, but slightly than the North Korean station when not fading. News reports in Dari and regional music was observed f …
  • QSLs from the Voice of America
    Two QSL cards from the Voice of America arrived in the mail, today. One is for a broadcast relayed from VOA Santa Maria de Galeria and the other is for a broadcast from VOA Ascension Island. Thank you …
  • QSL Card from ABC Adelaide
    Last month (January 2017) ABC Adelaide (Station 5AN), a medium-wave station transmitting from Adelaide (Pimpala) in South Australia, was received in the wee hours of the morning, here in central Malay …
  • QSL Card from Rhein-Main-Radio-Club/DSWCI (Trincomalee)
    Robert Kipp from Rhein-Main-Radio-Club (Germany) produced a one-hour shortwave programme entitled “DSWCI – the Last AGM”. He posted this QSL card with a short message for this transmission that aired …
  • Radio Spaceshuttle International* (via Rohrbach)
    Radio Spaceshuttle International* via Channel 292, broadcasting from  Rohrbach, Germany, was received on 1 January 2016. The last 14 minutes of a programme of pop music, including the Beatles and CCR …
  • QSL from IRIB – Radio Iran (Dehno, Fars Province)
    QSL card from Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting arrived in the mail, today. It is for IRIB – Radio Iran, a medium-wave station transmitting from Dehno, Fars Province. Thank you, IRIB! …

Radio Coax

  • Ontvangen maandag 26 december 2016
    CONDITIONS: matig : SFI = 72 / A index = 21 / K index = 3REMARKS: Iedereen nog de hartelijke kerstgroeten van Radio Coax ! Vanmiddag weer eens een keer geluisterd op de kortegolf (SW). Was alweer lang …
  • Buitenlandse piratenzenders op 1680 Khz
    In verband met andere bezigheden alweer (te) lang geleden dat ik weer eens kon luisteren op de korte- of middengolf. Vanavond hier het stof weer eens uit de ontvangers geblazen en de rotor van de loop …
  • Ontvangen donderdag 25 augustus 2016
    CONDITIONS: matig : SFI = 78 / A index = 19 / K index = 3REMARKS: wederom een tropische zomerdag vandaag. De piektemperatuur hier in de tuin was 35 graden Celsius. Vanavond tussen 20.15 en 21.10 UTC g …
  • Ontvangen woensdag 24 augustus 2016
    CONDITIONS: matig : SFI = 78 / A index = 22 / K index = 2REMARKS: We hebben momenteel vakantie hier. Net als gisteren was het vandaag een tropische zomerdag. Vanmiddag was de temperatuur hier achter b …
  • Ontvangen zondag 24 juli 2016
    CONDITIONS: matig – redelijk: SFI = 81 / A index = 8 / K index = 3 REMARKS: wederom een mooie zomerdag vandaag . Zo’n 27 graden Celsius weer. Vanavond geluisterd op de kortegolf (SW) tussen 20.35 en 2 …
  • Ontvangen zaterdag 16 juli 2016
    CONDITIONS: redelijk – goed : SFI = 104 / A index = 11 / K index = 2REMARKS:  Afgelopen weken wat minder tijd gehad om te luisteren, maar vanavond weer eens geluisterd. Op de kortegolf (SW) van 20.00 …
  • Ontvangen zondag 19 juni 2016
    CONDITIONS:  redelijk: SFI = 84 / A index = 8 / K index = 2 REMARKS: Vanavond van 18.15 – 19.20 UTC geluisterd op de kortegolf (SW). Hier zijn de rapporten.  DATEUTCKHZNAMESINPOS+DBREMARKS 190616 1818 …
  • Ontvangen zondag 29 mei 2016
    CONDITIONS: redelijkREMARKS: vanavond geluisterd op de kortegolf band (SW). Tijdens het luisteren af en toe last van statische ontladingen (kraakstoringen) en ruis, vanwege de onweersbuien elders. Hie …
  • Ontvangen woensdag 25 mei 2016
    CONDITIONS: redelijk – goedREMARKS: vanavond geluisterd, eerst op de kortegolf (SW) en daarna (va. 19.57 UTC) op de middengolf (MW). Een aantal UNID’s. Hier zijn de rapporten.   DATEUTCKHZNAMESINPOS+D …
  • Ontvangen donderdag 19 mei 2016
    CONDITIONS: redelijk – goedREMARKS: vanavond geluisterd op korte golf (SW) en middengolf (MW) van 19.15 – 21.00 UTC. Veel stations vanavond op de band. Veel UNID’s. Hier zijn de rapporten. DATEUTCKHZN …

Shortwave DXing Bulgaria

My Radiowaves

  • Radio Tower QSL
    eQSL from Radio Tower transmission of the 12/02/2017 on 6285 kHz AM. Report sent via radiotoweram@gmail.com, QSL in 19 hours.   …
  • VOA Radiogram
    Hello friends, Happy World Radio Day!  World Radio Day will be Monday, 13 February, and it will be mentioned this weekend on VOA Radiogram. Also this weekend, we will transmit samples of text in Chine …
  • Radio Pushka QSL
    Paper QSL from Radio Pushka transmission of the 30/12/2016 on 6070 kHz AM. Report sent via radiopushka@gmail.com, QSL in 21 days …
  • November December pirate log
    3905 1745 Mike Radio – ID and music 26-Nov 6320 0930 Radio Goofy – ID and music 27-Nov 6235 0930 Mike Radio – ID and music 27-Nov 6250 0935 Radio Casanova – Greets in chat and music 27-Nov 6210 0940 K …
  • Radio Spaceshuttle International QSL
    eQSL from Radio Spaceshuttle International transmission of the 23/12/2016 on 6070 kHz AM. Report sent via Facebook, eQSL in 1 day.   …
  • Pink Panther Radio QSL
    Special Christmas eQSL from Pink Panther Radio.                                                                     Transmission of the 11/12/2016 on 6803 kHz AM. Report sent to pinkpantheram@hotmail. …
  • Radio QBC International QSL
    eQSL from Radio QBC International transmission of the 26/03/2016 on 6965 kHz AM. Report sent to qbcradio@europe.com, eQSL in 260 days. …
  • FRS Holland Holiday Season broadcast
    The Free Radio Service Holland will be broadcasting its traditional Holiday Season broadcast on Boxing Day, Monday December 26th 2016 from 08:30- 14:30 UTC and a full repeat from 16:30- 22:30 UTC. Fre …
  • BZN Radio QSL
    eQSL from BZN Radio transmission of the 28/11/2016 on 6287 kHz AM. Report sent to bznradio@gmx.net, eQSL in 10 days. …
  • SSTV dalla stazione spaziale ISS
    Immagine SSTV ricevuta nel primo passaggio utile sull’Italia dalla stazione spaziale ISS in data 8 dicembre 2016 alle ore 14:50 locali. RX Icom IC-R9500 – ANT 2X8 el. Yagi home made – SW Msstv Secondo …

Hobby Broadcasting

  • Global HF Logs: 11/6/16
    1545 UTC: Cupid Radio did well this morning, with reports from Pennsylvania, California, Michigan, Rhode Island, Ukraine, Maryland, New York, Massachusetts, and who knows where else.1355 UTC: BTW, no …
  • Global HF Logs: 11/5/16
    2306 UTC: Just in from mortaring stone. That bag lasted forever. As of now, the only station that I have info on for tomorrow’s broadcasts is the 11401-kHz station, but if today is any indication, mor …
  • Global HF Weekend Starting!
    The Global HF Weekend is now starting up.I just received a schedule for a station to listen for:21460 kHz, 0800+ UTC, 11/5Any stations may send schedules to me for posting here . . . or, of course, st …
  • Global HF Weekend coming up in a few days!
    Halloween evening was awesome! We had somewhat average activity here in North America over the weekend leading up to it, but the day of 10/31 through the night of 11/1 UTC was fantastic. A big thank y …
  • Halloween Logs 10/31-11/1/2016
    I’ve had to work today, but I got home in time to hear someone throw a carrier on and off 6925 a couple of times. My guess is that it was Radio AV. Too bad I didn’t make it just five minutes earlier b …
  • 2016 Halloween Weekend Logs
    Unid relay station: 5150, 10/30, 1920+ Excellent signal. Had this recording for a while. I haven’t checked the recording, but according to HFU, it included a relay of Radio Merlin Int’lWitch City Radi …
  • Weekend Loggings 10/1-10/3/2016
    It’s gotten cold and rainy, the days are suddenly short. Guess it’s time to be at the radio.Radio Azteca: 6925, 10/1, 2050+ Nice signal with an old program from Bram Stoker. Good stuff. I listened to …
  • Global HF weekend: Nov. 4-5
    I mentioned the Global HF Pirate weekend in my last post on here. I also wrote about the event in much greater detail in the October issue of The Spectrum Monitor. This event was run a few years ago, …
  • European Pirates, PRA, and the Global HF Pirate Weekend
    I’ve been working on station lists for the 2017 Pirate Radio Annual (which I hope I can finish in 2017 so that it doesn’t become the 2017-18 PRA).I just finished the stations that I have for Europe th …
  • International shipping costs for Pirate Radio Annual
    Sorry, I’ve been slow with posting info about international shipping. I’ve been disappointed with the dramatic increase in costs.My apologies for our postal system, but they keep jacking up our intern …

Kais DX Page


  • #844: HCDF 10 Sistema2, Guayaquil, 1080 verified my report today with a direct message on Soundcloud. I heard the station Jan. 29. Emails to the normal address didn’t work so I found an e-mail to a re …

  • #843: HJKK Doble K Radio, Neiva 840 khz verified my report. I heard the station this morning. Brief e-mail from Sr. Norberto Castaño. …

  • #842: HCRM2 R. Huancavilca, Guayaquil 830 khz. Señor Kleber Chica verified my report from Jan. 29. He promises a greeting on his program later today at 0700 local time (1300 CET). I will listen in. ht …

  • #841: HCNY2 Radio Cristal, Guayaquil 870 khz verified my report on Twitter. Heard Jan. 23 when a lot of stations from that area were heard.   …

  • #840: WPTX Lexington Park MD 1690 QSL today, heard this morning. A lady named Heather signed the e-mail. #839: KXLY Spokane WA 920 QSL today by e-mail. Heard the station yesterday morning. Bud Nameck  …

  • #838: HCDF1 R. Panorama, Ibarrá 1440 khz verified my report today on Facebook. I heard the station Jan. 22. …

  • #837: WVEI Worchester MA 1440 khz QSL. I heard the station this morning. Louis Muise, CE of Entercom Boston signed the QSL.   …

  • #836: YVSP Radio Simpatía, Valera. 1410 khz. QSL today. Heard November 6, 2016. …

  • #835: KFYR Bismarch ND 550 was heard this morning. A verification came from Todd Mitchell SVP Programming this evening. …

  • #834: CFOS Owen Sound, ON 560 khz verified my report today. First on Facebook, then in an e-mail from the afternoon host Bob Bannister. I heard the station a year ago, Jan. 18, 2016, so it was about t …

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