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UKdxer

  • Fri Feb 23
    6205 1705 Laser Hot Hits. Dance music with Ian Lawrence. SINPO 54444.6255 1735 Radio Zwarte Panter. Dutch music but QRM from utility. SINPO 42442.6265 1738 Radio Zwarte Panter. Move from 6255, clear n …
  • eQSL from Hitmix Radio
    Hitmix Radio relayed via Issoudun on Christmas Day. Many thanks for the eQSL …
  • Thurs Feb 22
    1639 2141 Romeo Radio, Serbia. Balkan music, IDs. SINPO 33333.1645 2118 Ros AM. Non-stop oldies, MARRS “Pump Up the Volume.” SINPO 44444.(via Kiwi SDR, SW England) …
  • Wed Feb 21
    1625 2035 Radio Poema. Rolling Stones “Here Comes the Night,” instrumental version of “Heart of Glass.” SINPO 44433.1636 2058 Radio Markskramer. Dutch music, splash from station on 1638. SINPO 33333.1 …
  • Tues Feb 20
    1629 1842 Radio Alabama.  ID, polka, report to Spakenburg. SINPO 34333.1655 1823 Radio Wilskracht. Simon & Garfunkel “Sound of Silence,” SINPO 34333.1660 1851 Enjoy Radio. Salt N Pepa “Push It,” SINPO …
  • Mon Feb 19
    1625 2115 Radio Pandora. Imagination “Just An Illusion,” SINPO 44433.1635 2133 Radio Ruisbreker. Polka, greetings, signing off. SINPO 33333.16291750  Radio Spanningzoeker. In QSO with De Admiraal. SIN …
  • eQSL from The Ghoul
    Many thanks for the eQSL …
  • Sun Feb 18
    1645 2250 Radio Witte Raaf. Oldies. SINPO 24332.1662 2242 Radio Vrolijke Mijnwerker. “Forever & Ever,” ID, greetings in English, weak station on 1660. SINPO 43443.5825 1200 Radio 319. Radio Mi Amigo p …
  • Sat Feb 17
    *1619 2152 Radio Uniek Pop, ID, greetings in DT/EG. SINPO 23332.*1629 2145 Radio Vrolijke Mijnwerker. Dutch songs. SINPO 34333.*1638 2310 Radio Vrolijke Mijnwerker.  Moved from 1629. ID, greetings, Du …
  • Fri Feb 16
    5825 1635 Radio 319 (tent). Joe Jackson “Stepping Out,” SINPO 34333.6205 1715 Laser Hot Hits. The Byrds, then Barry White. SINPO 55444.6265 1625 Radio Mexico. Schlager, ID. SINPO 34333.(via Barneys we …

Irish Paul

  • EMR- One Last Time for Tom Taylor
    Dear Short Wave Friends, I have just published some latest information regarding the tribute for Tom Taylor/ E.M.R. Please surf to http://www.frsholland.nl/20-latest-news/118-emr-one-time-for-tom-tayl …
  • Tom Taylor (EMR) tribute programme on shortwave this weekend
    Mark Stafford writes: “The programme is titled “EMR – One More Time For Tom Taylor” It was written and narrated by Steve Silby and produced by Mark Stafford. The first broadcast will be … SATURDAY 1 …
  • Marconi Radio International (MRI)
    Marconi Radio International (MRI)  will once again be on the air tomorrow Tuesday, 13 February 2018 to celebrate the “World Radio Day” as follows: 14.30-16.30  and 1730-1930 UTC  on 7720 kHz (USB mode …

  • 1635-16.13 Unid. Schlager Music, Id’s And Closed Down. Too Weak To Catch Station Name Sinpo 33322 1620-6.25 Mike Radio. Abba” name of the game” And Dutch Music Sinpo 44344 1638-6.55 Unid. Dutch Music …

  • 6210-6.10 Radio King Sw. Dan Fogelberg Songs” promises made” And ” scarecrow dream” Sinpo 43333 6380-8,35 Unid. Radio Caroline Program. Bob Welch And Patrick Juvet Sinpo 44333 5840-8.50 World Music Ra …
  • FRS Holland Tribute Show To Tom Taylor
    Dear FRS/ E.M.R.Friends, It doesn’t happen that often that I forward two messages on the same evening. But no need to explain…you will all know the reason… I have just uploaded my personal Tom Tay …
  • EMR Last Broadcasts In Memory Of Tom Taylor.
    Dear FRS / E.M.R. Friends, Following E.M.R.’s Tom Taylor (Barry Stephens) recent death, there will be a few initiatives this very weekend. Nexus/ IRRS Today, Friday February 2nd  2018: 19:00- 20:00 UT …
  • Tom Taylor RIP.
    Dear FRS Friend, With great sadness we report the death of European Music Radio’s founder and short wave legend Tom Taylor, to many also known as Barry Stephens. For many dedicated SW free radio enthu …

  • 1620-18.20 Unid. Dutch And Instrumental Music Sinpo 44344 1625-18.34 Unid. ELO, Ellen Foley And Europe Sinpo 43333 1645-18.45 Unid. Dutch Music Sinpo 33333

  • 1620-6.05 Unid. Dutch Music Sinpo 44344 1629-7.22 Mike Radio. Dutch Music And Id’s Sinpo 54444 5840-7.40 World Music Radio. Dengue Fever And General Kwas Sinpo 43333 6210-8.00 Radio King Sw. Traffic” …

Rick/Finland



  • 18.2.2018 1626 Mike R. 17.54- 35343 E 3935 R. Batavia 13.20- 25332 E 3940 RRN (tent.) 16.11-17.39* 44343 mx, no announcements 4025 Coast FM 17.42- 45444 E 5630 unid 11.01- 14321 mx 5825 R. Mi Amigo (3 …

  • 17.2.2018 4025 Coast FM 17.18- 34333 E 4035 Mustang R. 18.30- 45444 E 5825 unid 10.35- 25322 mx 5833,7v unid 10.37- 15321 mx 5835 R. Europe (tent.) 21.40- 35343 mx 6205 LHH 08.31- 35333 E 6210 King SW …


  • 13.2.2018
    7720 USB    Marconi R. Int.     14.45-    25332  It, E
  • Marconi Radio International on the air on 13 February 2018 to celebrate the “World Radio Day”
    Marconi Radio International (MRI)  will once again be on the air Tuesday, 13 February 2018 to celebrate the “World Radio Day” as follows:14.30-16.30  and 1730-1930 UTC  on 7720 kHz (USB mode). Recepti …



  • 11.2.2018 3920 Pete Pirate(Piet Piraat) 15.23- 45343 mx 3934,9 Voice of the World 12.03- 25332 E 3940 RRN Rock Radio Network  16.26-17.57* 45343 E, mp3 4025 Coast FM Int. 17.25- 45333 E 5835v R. Mirro …

  • 10.2.2018 3940 RRN (tent.) 17.18-18.17* 44444 mx 4025 Energy FM 17.12- 34343 E 4025 Coast FM 18.45- 45444 E 5824,9 unid 14.17- 24322 D 6205 LHH (tent.) 10.12- 22232 E 6210 King SW (tent.) 10.07- 22332 …

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

  • Tuesday 13/2
    Polskie Radio 1 very strong on 225 kHz. …
  • Friday 9/2
    Perfect DRM reception on 15.1 MHz with AirSpy HF+ and Wellbrook ALA-100M wire loop …
  • Thursday 31/8

    1645  UNID  at 2114 UTC, Dutch-mx, SINPO 35342

  • Sunday 27/8

    6285  R Akenzo  at 2212 UTC, ZZ Top – Sharp Dressed Man, SINPO 35323

  • Wednesday 23/8

    3905  UNID  at 2120 UTC, Sweet Lui Louise, SINPO 35323

  • FM-log Friday 4/8

    89.3  BBC R2  at 2214 UTC, PI: C202, s9+10db

    89.6  BBC R2  at 2216 UTC, PI: C202, s9+10db

  • Saturday 12/8
    6280  R Abu Dhabi  at 2320 UTC, ID, Al Stewart – Year of the cat, SINPO 35433 6305  UNID  at 2324 UTC, polka, SINPO 35433 6322  NMD Radio  at 2326 UTC, oldies, SINPO 35433 …
  • Sunday 30/7
    1638  R Bluebird  at 0057 UTC, German-mx, SINPO 35333 1655  R Relmus  at 0059 UTC, Dutch-mx, ID, SINPO 35333 3920  UNID  at 0104 UTC, polka, SINPO 25222 …
  • Thursday 27/7
    1627  UNID  at 2136 UTC, Queen – I got to break free, SINPO 25221 1638  UNID  at 2131 UTC, polka, SINPO 35333 1643,9  UNID  at 2134 UTC, instrumental-mx, Dutch, SINPO 25221 6250  UNID  at 2138 UTC, La …
  • Monday 24/7

    6291  UNID  at 2103 UTC, Spanisch-mx, SINPO 35323

Maresmedx / Spain

  • QSL Wai FM, Malàisia
    Wai FM, 11665 KHz, servei de la RTM, ràdio nacional de Malàisia. Rebuda QSL per informe enviat a roziyati@rtm.gov.my. v/s Roziyati Binti Rosli. …
  • QSLs especials de SDXF via Channel 292
    Sveriges DX Förbund (SDXF), 6070 KHz, programa especial amb motiu del Dia Mundial de la Ràdio via Channel 292, Alemanya. Rebuda E-QSL en tres imatges diferents per informe enviat a qsl@sdxf.se. v/s Ge …
  • Nova i 3a QSL de CBG Gander
    CBG Gander, 1400 KHz (hi ha una errada en la QSL), emissora canadenca. Rebuda una tercera confirmació després de les dues rebudes anteriorment (vegeu entrades del 26 de gener i 12 de febrer). Aquest c …
  • QSL Radio Merlin International
    Radio Merlin International, 6305 KHz, pirata britànica. Rebuda E-QSL per informe enviat a radiomerlin@blueyonder.co.uk …
  • Programa homenatge a Tom Taylor també per Channel 292
  • Programes especials homenatge a Tom Taylor
    Demà dissabte i dilluns s’emetran via Shortwaveradio.de uns programes en record de Tom Taylor, recentment desaparegut, amic i figura important de la ràdio pirata des de fa molts anys. Aquesta és la in …
  • QSL AIR Port Blair i AIR Bangalore
    All India Radio, 4760 KHz (emissora regional de Port Blair, a l’arxipèlag d’Andaman i Nicobar) i 9445 KHz (emissora regional de Bangalore, a l’estat de Kamataka). Rebuda QSL confirmant els dos informe …
  • QSL Barcelona City FM
    Barcelona City FM, 101.8 MHz, emissora barcelonina de parla anglesa. Rebut e-mail de confirmació amb dades completes per informe enviat a j.kent@barcelonacityfm.com. v/s Jim Kent, qui també m’informa …
  • QSL RNE Melilla
    RNE Melilla, 972 KHz. Rebut correu electrònic amb dades completes per informe enviat a emisiones.melilla@rtve.es. No v/s. …
  • Programes especials de SDXF
    On World Radio Day, February 13th the Swedish DX Federation, SDXF will send a special program via Channel 292 on 6070 kHz.We love to get reports, please send them to: qsl@sdxf.seThe program will be tr …

Franja / Spain

  • LOGS dissabte 3 de juny de 2017
    6915,00 1735 KCR,Sp,E, Artem’s World Music Show, music from Cuba, local fm jingles 243226070,00 1740 R.Sylvia, G,E, rock, report from Moldova, hard rock, jingle, ID, German rock 24332 …
  • LOGS diumenge 28 de maig de 2017
    6070,00 1600 Beatspektrum, G, ID, country music show 244326085,00 1630 R.Mi Amigo, E, rock, ID, pops, jingle, funky, ABBA, 243326070,00 1700 R.Ohne Namen, G, ID; email, old swing big bands 244326220,0 …
  • LOGS dissabte 27 de maig de 2017
    6070,00 1400 Grooveline, E, funky, ID, promos, email, reports, funky jazz 243226070,00 1600 Superclan R, E,D, instrumental, jingle, pops, France Galle, promo, Chris Cross 244326085,00 1620 R.Mi Amigo, …
  • LOGS divendres 26 de maig de 2017
    6070,00 1715 R.Veronica, D,E, Beatles, ID, promo, news pops 24332
    6070,00 1800 R.Ohne Namen, G, ID,email for reports, big band, swing non stop 24432
  • LOGS diumenge 21 de maig de 2017
    6070,00 1520 RNI, E,D, pops,ID jingle, promo ballad, rock and roll 243326085,00 1545 R.Mi Amigo Int, E, I love music, jingle, ballad, jingle, funky, ID 243226070,00 1600 SM R.Dessau, G, soundtrack fil …
  • LOGS dissabte 20 de maig de 2017
    6085,00 1530 R.Mi Amigo Int, E; Raining night in Georgia, ID; funky girl, asking for reports 244326070,00 1600 BIG L, E, jingles, Jannette Jackson,  jingle WRLondon,Ray Charles,ballad 243326220,001620 …
  • LOGS diumenge 14 de maig de 2017
    6085,00 1550 R.Mi Amigo Int, E, funky, California dreami’n, Bob Dyland, 243226220,00 1700 LHH, E, pops 243226285,00 1702 Telstar R, E, BZN, jingle, polka, rock, reports, ID, rock and roll oldies 24332 …
  • LOGS dissabte 13 de maig de 2017
    6070,00 1510 IBC,It, info for hams and dxers. Panorama Italia,  243326070,00 1600 Frequenzfieber, G, ID, jingle, Eurovision song constest song 244326220,00 1700 LHH,E, pop dance, 243326325,00 1705 R,F …
  • LOGS diumenge 7 de maig de 2017
    6085,00 1435 R,Mi Amigo, E, pops, comments, ballad 243226280,00 1505 unid, schlager, instrumental, pops, Nena, ballad 243226220,00 1635 LHH, E, pop dance 243226318,00 1638 Rock R,Network, no real ID, …
  • LOGS dissabte 6 de maig de 2017
    6070,00 1410 Super Clan R, E, pops, ID; reports, rock and roll  243326070,00 1610 R.Sylvia,G,E, pop rock, ID, email, Box Hamburg, rock 243326318,00 1703 unid, rock,  non stop break 1715 no ID no jingl …

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 21 Feb 2018
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: 1620  1828  OID (1619,98) 1629  1905  OID (1628,98) 1638  1819  OID (1638,02) 1663  1819  Real R (1663,00) 5825  1820  OID (5824,98) 5835  1820  OID …
  • Log 20 Feb 2018
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden:   630  0659  BBC R Cornwall  630  0659  BBC 3CR 1620  1639  OID greek (1619,98) 1625  2000  OID (1624,98) 1629  1821  OID (1628,96) cd 18241636  163 …
  • Log 19 Feb 2018
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: 1612  2010  Atlantic (1611,53) 1616  1704  OID (1616,04) weak1620  1645  OID (1619,98) 1627  1809  R Dohe Sick (Mike) (1626,99) QSO, cd 18161627  18 …
  • Log 18 Feb 2018
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: 1620  1744  OID (1620,00) cd 17451620  1923  OID greek (1619,98) 1626  1743  Mike R (1625,99) 1629  1756  OID (1629,00) 1629  1949  OID Lowland (162 …
  • Log 16 Feb 2018
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: 1615 -0631  Blauwe Pirat (1614,98)1615  0636  Blauwe Pirat (1614,98) QSO, cd 06371629  0601  R Markonist (1629,01) cd 06301638  0607- Edelkampioen ( …
  • Log 15 Feb 2018
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: 1620  1723  OID greek (1619,98) 1636  0700  OID (1636,03)   780  0659  WBBM Chicago IL 1050  0649  CHUM Toronto ON w ESPN1120  0644  KMOX St Louis M …
  • Log 14 Feb 2018
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden:   729  1700  BBC Essex1620  0649  OID R Utopia (1619,92)1620  1829  Zender Admiraal (1620,10-09) QSO Eldorado1620  1834  OID (1619,98) 1629  1829  T …
  • Log 13 Feb 2018
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: 1620  1734  Mike R (1619,99) strong1629  1725  OID greek (1628,98) 1629  1820- OID Bonanza (1629,00) QSO Digital, Mike, cd 18231629  1842  OID (1628 …
  • Log 12 Feb 2018
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden:   801  0651  BBC R Devon 1098  0645  RNE Galicia, Lugo1620  1657  R Digital (1620,27) 1629  1826  OID (1628,98) 1632  1659  OID (1631,90) drifting d …
  • Log 11 Feb 2018
    on MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: 1620  1944  de Weduwe (1619,96) wide carrier1629  0705  Polka Express (1628,98) 1637  1945  OID (1637,01) 1645  1945  R Armada (1645,02) 3920  1529  …

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 Bizon …
  • 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

  • QSO between NL and Croatian MW pirates.
    20-1-18.Antenne op 15 m hoogte.Ontvanger PMSDR.Rond 20:30 uur was er op 1645 kHz een zeer interessante QSO te horen tussen Radio Digitaal en Radio Bandoen (de piraat met 1000 namen) en een piraat uit …
  • 6-1-18
    Antenne op 7 m hoogte.Ontvanger PMSDR.17:10 1637 kHz. DB Twente, lichte fading met piek van 86%. Audio goed.17:14 1637 kHz. Mebo 2 (Zwarte Schaduw van vroeger), 79%.Audio kan wat harder maar is verder …
  • 5-1-18
    Antenne op 16 m.Ontvanger PMSDR.16:57 1633 kHz Morgenster Twente 75% Audio is goed.17:02 1655 kHz Radio Relmus, met fading 75%, Uitstekende audio.18:58 1637 kHz DB Twente, lichte fading 90% piek. Prim …
  • 4-1-18
    Antenne op 7 m hoogte.Ontvanger is PMSDR.16:17 1640 kHz Moskou, afstemming zonder modulatie is 76%. Met modulatie gaat de meter behoorlijk op en neer tussen 68 en 78%. De modulatie zit dan weer aan de …
  • 3-1-18
    Antenne op 7 m hoogte i.v.m. de eerste westerstorm van 2018.(Code oranje).Ontvanger PMSDR.16:00 1635 kHz Radio Havanna platenprogramma 100% mooie modulatie.16:14 1645 kHz Hennie Veldwijk 67% met rappo …
  • 2-1-18
    Antenne op 16 m hoogte.Ontvanger PMSDR.15:45 1629 kHz Digitaal 91% Mooie audio.15:52 1629 kHz Bonanza 112% uitstekende audio.15:56 1629 kHz Spanningzoeker 109% uitstekende audio.16:12 1629 kHz Directe …
  • Nieuwjaarsdag 2018.
    Iedereen een gelukkig en gezond 2018 toegewenst!Antenne op 16 m hoogte.Ontvanger PMSDR.11:45 1629 kHz, Radio Vriendschap met platenprogramma. 87%. Mooie audio.12:38 1633 kHz, Firma de Noordzee, 90%. M …
  • Oudjaarsdag 2017
    Antenne op 16 m hoogte.Ontvanger PMSDR.Tijdens het oliebollen bakken helaas noodgedwongen naar FM piraten moeten luisteren maar nu weer terug bij de ontvanger is ook de MG vol.Een kleine selectie van …
  • 30-12-17
    Antenne op 16 m hoogte.Ontvanger PMSDR.11:15 1640 kHz, Radio Digitaal 91% audio goed.11:18 1640 kHz, Radio Kaaiman 85% audio goed maar kan harder.11:39 1636 kHz, Radio Polidor, 85% audio goed.11:47 16 …
  • 29-12-17
    Antenne op 16 m hoogte.Ontvanger is de PMSDR.18:45 1625 kHz Derde Man, 93% modulatie is uitstekend.18:55 1641 kHz Admiraal, 97%, modulatie is mooi gefilterd en goed. …

Pirate Memories

  • Welcome to the Pirate Memories blog
    This blog turns the clock back to the 1980s with recordings of shortwave pirate radio stations from Britain, Ireland and across Europe. There are also some clips from medium wave and FM stations from …
  • 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

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  • 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.




    (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.(3.35 mins) …
  • Radio Rainbow Germany
    Here is a clip from 1986 of Radio Rainbow Germany, broadcasting via Radio Mirage.



    (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.   (2.17 mins) …

MW Free Radio

  • Great conditions on the band
    We’re only just into February but already the days are becoming a little longer and, although that is not ideal for listening to Dutch pirates from our post in the UK, there have been great propagatio …
  • Videos, recordings, new names
    Conditions have been very favourable in the last couple of weeks for tuning the Dutch pirates and I’ve managed to hear plenty of stations, including some new names. I’ve been recording some signals, t …
  • The class of 2017
    Rewind to this time last year as we began 2017. I reported here that during the previous 12 months I had heard 167 Dutch MW pirate stations at our location in England, a figure that included a few ope …
  • Antenna problems
    First, a very happy new year to you all.  I’ve been suffering with some increased noise levels on MW just recently which has been bothering me, so I did some investigating on Thursday afternoon. It tu …
  • Festive greetings
    Greetings from England! I hope you’ve been enjoying the festivites, had a great Christmas Day and are looking forward to the new year. I have some holiday now, so plenty of radio time and in the next …
  • Latest logs from England
    I hope you all enjoyed bonfire night and had lots of fun. We had a good night and also celebrated our fifth wedding anniversary. A big thank-you to the various WhatsApp messages we received from our p …
  • Dutch pirates heard in England this month
    It’s been a while since I posted some logs on the blog, so let’s put that right with the stations I’ve heard over the last couple of weeks. As usual, the antenna here is the Wellbrook 1530LN-1 and I’v …
  • Farewell Jack Donio
    Last Friday morning came the sad news that Jack Donio of Radio Morningstar had died at the age of 71.  Jack was known in pirate circles as an innovator and produced captivating programmes that drew an …
  • Witte Tornado raided
    Greetings from the UK. First, apologies for my extended summer break! I’ve been busy with work recently, although propagation conditions during the warmer months are never great for listening to the D …
  • Latest catches
    It’s been a little while since I posted some logs, so let’s bring things up to date with the Dutch MW pirates I’ve been listening to here in England. As usual, all times are in UTC, and the equipment …

Voice of DX

South East Asia Dxing

  • All India Radio Jeypore (Odisha)
     All India Radio Jeypore in the eastern Indian state of Odisha,  was logged on 22 February 2018, 17.10 till 17.40 UTC.  A selection of Hindi music, presumably from Bollywood films, along with a female …
  • i-Dream Radio (West Java)
    i-Dream Radio in Kota Depok, West Java Province, Indonesia was logged on 11 February 2018, between 16.35 and 17.05 UTC. Sign-off is probably some time after 17.00 UTC, as signal has not been observed …
  • Radio Vatican Retrospective
    Radio Vatican was another short-wave broadcaster first logged and QSLed in the late 1960’s. There signal was always quite strong in western North America, and equally powerful in South East Asia. And …
  • Radio New Zealand Retrospective
    One of my all time favorite short-wave broadcasters is Radio New Zealand International (RNZI). The first time I tuned in and caught their unmistakable bellbird interval I was mesmerized. The year was …
  • All India Radio Retrospective
    All India Radio was first logged and QSLed in the early 1970s when I lived in Colorado (USA). All India Radio was heard regularly on 11.620 kHz (SW), just before sunrise, as I recall. A few months aft …
  • Deutsche Welle Retrospective
    In 1968, one of the first short-wave stations to be QSLed was Deutsche Welle, or the Voice of Germany, as they referred themselves back in the days when Germany was still divided. At the time, Deutsch …
  • Voice of Vietnam Retrospective
    This short video on the Voice of Vietnam features their station interval tune and verification cards (QSLs) issued between 2011 till 2018. After submitting reception reports of their medium-wave (MW) …
  • Radio Free Asia Retrospective
    Radio Free Asia’s mission is to provide accurate and timely news and information to Asian countries whose governments prohibit access to a free press. RFA is mandated to broadcast to China, Tibet, Nor …
  • Radio Free Asia (via Tinian)
    Radio Free Asia, transmitting from Tinian (Northern Mariana Islands), was logged on 22 January 2018. A Korean language broadcast was observed from 18.15 UTC onward. Reception was observed on 9.985 kHz …
  • Logbook January – February 2018
    As I mentioned in a previous blog entry I will occasionally post QSLs, log entries and souvenir items, as and when they arrive, and time permitting. Briefly, the medium-wave band continues to be the m …

Radio Coax

  • Ontvangen zaterdag 7 oktober 2017
    CONDITIONS: redelijk – goed : SFI = 81 / A index = 9 / K index = 1REMARKS: Alweer een aantal weken geleden dat we een rapport hebben gepubliceerd. Maar we blijven luisteren hier. Blijf deze site volge …
  • Ontvangen zaterdag 19 augustus 2017
    CONDITIONS: matig : SFI =  84 / A index =  21 / K index = 5REMARKS: tussen 19.40 en 20.25 UTC geluisterd op de kortegolf (SW). Soms behoorlijk wat fading op de signalen. Matige condities. Er zaten een …
  • Ontvangen zondag 13 augustus 2017
    CONDITIONS: redelijk : SFI =  68 / A index = 8 / K index = 2REMARKS: vanavond laat zowel even op kortegolf als op middengolf geluisterd. De signalen kwamen toch behoorlijk goed binnen hier. En op de m …
  • Ontvangen zondag 6 augustus
    CONDITIONS: redelijk : SFI = 74 / A index = 16 / K index = 1REMARKS: Afgelopen weken was er hier helaas niet veel tijd over om te luisteren op de ontvangers. Vanaf heden is er waarschijnlijk weer wat …
  • Ontvangen zondag 4 juni 2017
    CONDITIONS: good: SFI = 77 / A index = 9 / K index = 0 REMARKS: Veel activiteit vanavond op de korte- en middengolf op deze 1e pinksterdag. Ik heb geluisterd zo tussen 20.40 en 21.40 UTC. Helaas heb i …
  • Ontvangen zaterdag 27 mei 2017
    CONDITIONS: matig : SFI = 81 / A index = 9 / K index = 2REMARKS: Vandaag was het een tropische dag hier in Nederland. Met een piektemperatuur van bijna 33 graden Celsius ! Dan doe je niet veel meer da …
  • Ontvangen zondag 7 mei 2017
    CONDITIONS: redelijk – goed : SFI = 72 / A index = 4 / K index = 1 REMARKS: vanavond geluisterd op de kortegolf band (SW) tussen 19.20 en 20.15 UTC. Rustige ontvangstcondities, wel enige fading op de …
  • Ontvangen donderdag 27 april 2017
    CONDITIONS: redelijk : SFI = 79 / A index = 9 / K index = 1REMARKS: hier in Nederland is het vandaag koningsdag. Voor mij een dagje vrij. Het weer viel mee, alleen de temperatuur was niet hoger dan zo …
  • Ontvangen zondag 23 april 2017
    CONDITIONS: slecht: SFI = 83 / A index = 54 / K index = 5REMARKS: Vanavond weer eens een klein half uurtje geluisterd op de kortegolf (SW). Zoals de indexen lieten zien, waren de condities tijdens het …
  • Ontvangen zaterdag 19 maart 2017
    CONDITIONS: good : SFI = 70 / A index = 2 / K index = 1 REMARKS: aan het einde van de avond nog even geluisterd op de middengolf (MW). De Yaesu ontvanger blijft uitstekend om op te luisteren. Volgens …

Shortwave DXing Bulgaria

My Radiowaves

  • Marconi Radio Int. new transmission
    Please be advised that Marconi Radio International (MRI) will be on the air today Friday, 9 February 2018 as follows: 17.30-19.30 UTC. The frequency is 7720 kHz (USB mode). Reception reports to this E …
  • KCR new broadcast
    Cari amici, siamo pronti per la nostra prima trasmissione del 2018. Due anni sono passati, in questo tempo la nostra piccola Radio non ha mai smesso di dare soddisfazioni. Tanti gli amici sparsi su tu …
  • M.R.I. special 32nd anniversary broadcast
    MARCONI RADIO INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL 32nd ANNIVERSARY BROADCAST- QSL CARDS FOR ALL BUT ONLY TODAY 4TH JANUARY 2018 Marconi Radio International went for the first time on air on 4th January 1986 and to …
  • Italian Broadcasting Corporation eQSL
    eQSL received by Italian Broadcasting Corporation transmission of the 27/12/2017 on 5845 and 1584 kHz AM Report sent to ibc@europe.com, eQSL in 6 days. …
  • Radio Bila Hora eQSL
    eQSL received by Czech pirate radio Bila Hora transmission of the 01/01/2018 on 3381 kHz AM Report sent to rbh@email.cz, eQSL in 1 day. …
  • Log di fine anno
    23/12/2017 05:00 5025 AM 33333 Radio Rebelde 23/12/2017 05:10 4840 AM 45333 WWCR 23/12/2017 05:15 4885 AM 34222 Radio Clube do Parà 23/12/2017 05:20 4960 AM 55444 VOA 23/12/2017 05:50 1368 AM 55444 Ra …
  • Radio BCLNews eQSL
    eQSL received by Radio BCLNews test transmission via Armenia of the 22/11/2017 on 5845 kHz AM Report sent to info@bclnews.it, eQSL in 29 days. …
  • Radio Ohne Namen Christmas program
    Hello friends of shortwave radio Radio Ohne Namen would like to invite you to our Christmas program via Radio Channel 292, 6070 KHz in 49 meter band. This year, there are two episodes of historical Ch …
  • Marconi Radio International on the air Saturday 16 Dec. 2017
    Please be advised that Marconi Radio International (MRI) will be on the air today, Saturday, 16 December 2017, as follows: 14.30-16.30 UTC on 7720 kHz (USB mode). Reception reports to this E-mail: mar …
  • Universe radio eQSL
    eQSL received by Universe Radio transmission of the 30/09/2017 on 6070 kHz AM Report sent to chiel@universeradio.nl, eQSL in 60 days. …

Hobby Broadcasting

  • Couple of updates, 2/11/18
    Finally, after years of things piling up after building an addition on the house, I’m starting to catch up with some radio stuff. I cleaned layers of stuff off my desk. Among other things, at differen …
  • Station listing for the 2017-2018 Pirate Radio Annual
    It’s past time that I update the blog! But I have the house to the point where the final inspection is done (still a lot of work to go, but nothing that’s quite so pressing), so I hope to update the b …
  • Global HF Weekend Loggings: 11/5/17 (Sunday)
    Great stuff while I was out yesterday afternoon & night! In addition to what I reported last night, also UKDXER commented on the last post that he had a tentative log of Channel Z on 6300 and he heard …
  • Late Saturday Update
    I had to be away today from about 1700 to 0400 UTC (!), so I missed an awful lot of activity. Worse yet, I stopped at three different places that were supposed to have open wi-fi so that I could at le …
  • Global HF Weekend Loggings: 11/4/2017
    Wow, last night wound up being a bit better than I’d expected in eastern North America! Clever Name Radio and Dr. Detroit were both reported in England by a few listeners. I could even clearly hear CN …
  • Global HF Pirate Weekend logs: Friday night 11/3-4/17
    Dr. Detroit: 6955, 11/3, 2143+ pop music–I think mostly from the ’80s. Dr. Detroit said the show was being broadcast via Radio Illuminati. Boston “Rock’n’Roll Band” Excellent signal. This is also bei …
  • Weekend Propagation Outlook
    Propagation maps are looking bleak between Europe and North America. That said, actual results have been good between about 2200 and 0300+ (I’m not sure about the end time because I haven’t seen loggi …
  • Global HF Weekend Starts Tonight
    . . . and runs through Sunday. Propagation has been good on 48 and 43 meters, as evidenced by last night’s reception of Clever Name Radio across much of Europe. I’ll try to be back later on today with …
  • Six Takeaways from Halloween
    I follow baseball and football and tend to read clickbait articles, like “Winners and Losers from Week 8,” “The Worst Trades in Pirates History,” and “Minor League Free Agents, Round 1.” Reporting spo …
  • Halloween Loggings 2017
    WHYP: 4065U, 10/31, 1835+ Thanks to a Chris Smolinski log, I heard a pirate down where I wouldn’t’ve thought to look so early in the afternoon. I tuned in, started recording, and left to plane a door. …

Kais DX Page


  • #868: New country on Medium Wave. NewsTalk ZB 1035 khz, Wellington verified my report today. Heard a couple of days ago on the Kiwi SDR in Kongsfjord with beverage antenna. Nice e-mail from Mr. Angus …

  • #867: QSL. New Country (#168) V7AB Radio Marshall 1098 khz verified my report today. Heard on the Kong SDR several times. The report was from Feb. 11. A brief e-mail came from Mr. Antari Elbon. …

  • #866: QSL. CMKO Radio Angulo, Holguin, 1490 khz verified my report on Facebook messenger last night.  I heard the station on Friday using the Smöla SDR.   Thanks to Henrik Klemetz who helped me identi …

  • #865: QSL: NEW COUNTRY (#167). Gold FM Fiji 990 khz was heard last Sunday, Feb. 11th  About the same time as the Norwegians took gold, silver and bronze medals in the Olympics in Korea, I was listenin …

  • #864: QSL: WADK Newport RI 1540 verified my report today. I heard the station on Feb. 1 on the Smöla SDR. This is my 2nd daytimer on 1540 khz in a few days. Mr. Steven Conti signed the e-mail …

  • #863: QSL. KEPN  Lakewood CO 1600. E-mail from v/s Brad Hart CE. Heard yesterday on the Smøla SDR. He sent a nice PDF card. …

  • #862: QSL: WIZZ Greenfield MA 1520 khz verified my report today. Heard yesterday on Smöla.   Mr. Daniel J. Ferreira, Jr, in the engineering dept says this: ” I QSL your 6FEB18@1640 EST reception repor …

  • # 861: QSL. WMCA New York 570 khz verified my report today. Heard this morning under CFCB (VOCM) and also Cuba on the Smöla SDR.  Mr. Stu Engelke CE signed the e-mail.   …

  • #860: QSL. WNWR Philadelphia, PA 1540 khz verified my report today.  Mr. Alan Pendleton, President of the New World Radio Group signed the e-mail which was written partly in Norwegian. He tells me tha …

  • #859: QSL:  WIBD West Bend WI 1470. Rick Jensen, who is the morning host, verified my report on Facebook today. Heard on Smøla Jan. 27. …

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