Pirate-Feed

UKdxer

  • Sun Oct 20
    3905 1833 Radio Bluestar. The Sweet “Blockbuster,” Donna Summer “I Feel Love,” ID at 1837. SINPO 55444.5140 1851 Charleston Radio Int. Old-time music. SINPO 34333.5780 0920 Radio Harmony. Frank Sinatr …
  • Sat Oct 19
    1611 1930 Radio Quintus. Dutch music, whistle from station on 1612 & splash from 1602. SINPO 33433.1647 1937 Radio Keizer & Keizerin (tent). Los Lobos “La Bamba,” SINPO 34433.1655 1916 Radio B4. Dutch …
  • Fri Oct 18
    3905 2035 Radio Mustang. The Byrds “All I Really Want to Do,” ID, greetings, Barry Ryan “Eloise.” SINPO 55444.5035 1556 Radio Pamela. Maratha & The Muffins “Echo Beach,” David MeShaw “Evation.” SINPO …
  • Thurs Oct 17
    1638 1701 Radio Barones. Greeting other Dutch pirates – Romax, Digital, Black Arrow, Dutch rock n roll. SINPO 34433.5135 1710 Charleston Radio Int. Moved to avoid utility on 5140. Usual music. SINPO 4 …
  • Wed Oct 16
    3903 1706 Misti Radio. Four Tops “Going Loco in Acapulco,” ID, greetings, Bacara “Yes Sir I Can Boogie.” SINPO 34333.5780 1614 Radio Harmony. George Benson “Standing Together,” Paul Robeson “Sometimes …
  • New Mix Radio Int eQSL
    New eQSL received from American pirate Mix Radio Int for a broadcast on Sunday on 12140U, heard via SDR in England. Many thanks! …
  • Skyline Radio Germany to celebrate 20 years on air
    Shortwaveradio.de kindly gave us another possibility to be on air with some brand new shows via their transmitters in Northern Germany.If you would like to try to catch our programmes, 6 hours on Octo …
  • Tues Oct 15
    1617 1947 Radio Marianne. Schlager. SINPO 44444.1650 1942 Radio Digital. Mac & Katie Kissoon “Sugar Candy Kisses,” ID. SINPO 34433.5140 1932 Charleston Radio Int. Old-time music. SINPO 34333.5780 1754 …
  • Sun Oct 13
    3905 1715 Radio Baken 16. Ayreon “The Two Gates,” ID, greetings. SINPO 44333.5035 1045 Radio Pamela (pres). Brownsville Station “Smoking in the Boys Room,” Jeff Wayne “Eve of the War.” SINPO 24432.514 …
  • Sat Oct 12
    1611 2109 Radio Spakenburg. ID, German song, splash from 1602. SINPO 33433.3950 1645 Mike Radio. “Telstar” tune, Neil Diamond “Pretty Amazing Grace,” Abba “Voulez Vous,” ID, jingles. SINPO 55444.5035 …

Irish Paul

  • Skyline Radio Germany Broadcast on October 26th
    SKYLINE RADIO GERMANY – 20 YEARS ON AIR! – PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD!WE WANT THE AIRWAVES – IF ROCK IS GONNA STAY ALIVE!Shortwaveradio.de kindly gave us another possibility to be on airwith some brandnew …

  • 1615-5.00 Mike Radio. Dutch Music And Talking Sinpo 43444 846-5.48 Radio North. Lynn Anderson, Hank C Burnette, Terry Jacks Sinpo 33333 6306-6.26 Unid. Dutch Music Sinpo 43444 6390-8.15 Radio Deltrack …

  • 846-5.16 Radio North. Dollar, Jim Reaves, Ned Miller And The Hollies Sinpo 44344 1629-5.30 Radio Barcelona. Lucille Star” hello sadness” And Dutch Music Sinpo 43333 1642-5.41 Unid. Dutch Music Sinpo  …

  • 6205-17.25 Laser Hot Hits. Dance Music Including Basement Jaxx” yodel song” Sinpo 44344 5780-17.35 Harmony Radio. Sammy Davis Jr, The Duprees, Louis Armstrong And Leslie Hutchinson Sinpo 54444 6278-17 …

  • 1611-5.00 Unid. Dutch Music Sinpo  33333 846-5.10 Radio North. Dolly Parton/ Kenny Rodgers, Chubby Checker, Olvia Newton John/ John Travolta And BJ Thomas Sinpo 44333 6265-6.00 Key Channel Radio. Neil …

  • 1647-4.55 Radio Barcelona( tent). Polka And Dutch Music Sinpo 43443 846-5.10 Radio North. Steely Dan, Dolly Parton And Gareth Brooks Sinpo 43333 1615-5.43 Unid. Dutch Music Sinpo 43433 1640-6.00 Unid. …

  • 6265-18.05 Key Channel Radio. Jay Z Feat Alicia Keys, Joe And Nancy Ajram Sinpo 43333 5140-18.35 Charleston Radio. Old Time Music Including Billy Cotton” puttin on the ritz” Sinpo 44333

  • 6290-17.48 Radio Zeewolf. Dutch Music And Talking Sinpo 44433 6290-17.58:Radio Ronnie AM. Dutch Music And Talking Sinpo 43333 3920-18.03 Mike Radio. Dutch Music, The Rolling Stones And The Police Sinp …

  • 6390-16.40 Radio Deltracks. Steve Perry, Champaign And Counting Crews Sinpo 43433

  • 6290-16.35 Radio Melkbus. Nina Simone” Sinnerman” Sinpo 43333 6285-16.45 Radio 42. Deep Purple, Dave & Ansell Collins And The Steve Miller Band Sinpo 43433 6390-16.55 Radio Deltracks. Marlon Roudette, …

Rick/Finland


  • 20.10.2019 3905 Bluestar R. 17.39- 35333 E 3937 unid 18.39- 25332 mx 5140 Charleston R. Int. 17.34- 25332 E 5780 Harmony R. (tent.) 14.40- 25332 E 6205 LHH (tent.) 14.36- 15331 E 6259,1 unid 15.59- 15 …

  • 22.9.2019 3905 R. Elvis 19.19- 35343 E 5140 Charleston R. Int. 18.01- 25332 mx 6205 LHH 15.05- 25332 E 6270 R. 319 (tent.) 17.39- 25332 E, Caroline px 6320 unid 17.55- 35333 mx …

  • 21.9.2019 5825,3 R. Focus Int. 07.50- 25332 E 6205 LHH 17.56- 25332 E 6229,9 R. Casanova -16.42* 34333 E 6260 R. 319 (tent.) 06.30- 25332 D, Veronica px 6269,9 R. 319 (tent.) 06.54- 25332 D, Veronica …

  • 8.9.2019 3905 Elvis R. 18.54- 35343 E, D 4840 R. Dolfijn (tent.) 18.56- 25332 mx 5810 FRS Holland 17.30- 35333 E 6205 LHH 18.51- 25332 E 6240 unid 18.52- 25332 mx 6286,9 R. Abu Dhabi (tent.) 17.43- 35 …

  • 7.9.2019 3920 unid 19.31- 35333 E 5140 Charleston R. Int. 19.02- 24332 E 6255,2 unid 20.05- 25332 mx 6284 unid 18.26- 35333 mx …

  • 18.8.2019 5140 Charleston R. Int. 19.55- 25332 E 5780 Harmony R. (tent.) 19.45- 25322 mx 5800 unid 19.43- 25332 mx 5804,6 R. Focus Int. 17.40- 25322 E 6205 LHH (tent.) 19.57- 14331 mx 6224,8 unid 19.5 …

  • 17.8.2019 5140 Charleston R. Int. 20.16- 25332 E 6224,6 R. Pandora 18.00- 15321 mx 6284 R. Joey (tent.) 18.03- 25332 mx 6295 R. Joey (tent.) 19.59- 45333 mx 6300 R. Fox 48 (tent.) 18.05- 25332 mx 6305 …

  • 15.8.2019 9290,25 R. Spaceshuttle Int. 19.28- 34333 E, Fi …

  • 11.8.2019 3905 R. Elvis 19.01- 35333 D 3920,2 R. Europe (Evropa) 19.03- 35333 E, G, etc. 4080 R. Mustang 18.48- 35333 E, D 5140 Charleston R. Int. 18.56- 35333 E 5780 Harmony R. (tent.) 18.55- 15331 m …

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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

  • Thursday 18/7

    1638  UNID  at 2221 UTC, Dutch- mx and oldies, SINPO 35343

  • Tetra plugin by Vasili Beliakov.
    Tetra plugin up and working, clear speech. Nice job done Vasili. …
  • Friday 11/1 – 2019

    1624,5  UNID  at 0143 UTC, polka, SINPO 35343, c/d 0144 UTC

  • Sunday 18/11

    1638  R Bluebird  at 0144 UTC, CCR, SINPO 35443

  • Monday 15/10

    1617  R Bluebird  at 2334 UTC, Dutch-mx, SINPO 35444

  • Sunday 19/8

    6288  UNID  at 2141 UTC, pop-mx, SINPO 45544

  • Saturday 18/8
    Decoding POCSAG on 169.800 MHz. Hardware is AirSpy R2 + Sigma Double Discone antenna. Software is SDR# + DSD plugin + VB-Audio Virtual Cable + PDW v3.1 Decoder. …
  • Sunday 22/7
    Nice signals in the OIRT band, in the late sunday evening. …
  • Sunday 1/7

    6205  UNID  at 0056 UTC, pop-mx, SINPO 25222

    6285  UNID  at 0053 UTC, Read my lips, SINPO 35323

  • FM band log 25/6
    87.7  France Culture  at 2246 UTC, PI:F202, France 88.0  SR 1 Europawelle  at 2249 UTC, PI:D3B1, Germany 88.9  RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg  at 2259 UTC, PI:7210, Luxemburg 89.2  France Musique  at 2253 UTC, …

Maresmedx / Spain

  • QSL AWR via Ibiza
    Adventist World Radio (AWR) via Eivissa (escriuen “Ibiza” en castellà), 107.0 MHz. Després de no aconseguir cap resposta de Radio Adventista, emissora que gestiona aquest repetidor d’AWR a Eivissa, va …
  • QSL Radio Tirana
    Radio Tirana, 3985 KHz, servei nacional albanès via Kall, Alemanya. Rebuda nova QSL per informe enviat a aibro@albaniaonline.net i radiotirana@rtsh.al …
  • Programes de Radio for Peace International
  • Nou programa de SAQ Grimeton
  • Nou programa de Skyline Radio Germany
    SKYLINE RADIO GERMANY – 20 YEARS ON AIR! – PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD!WE WANT THE AIRWAVES – IF ROCK IS GONNA STAY ALIVE!Shortwaveradio.de kindly gave us another possibility to be on airwith some brandnew …
  • QSL Mix Radio International
    Mix Radio International, 12140 KHz USB, pirata nord-americana. Rebuda E-QSL per informe enviat a Mix.Radio.International@protonmail.com …
  • QSL SM Radio Dessau via Moosbrunn
    SM Radio Dessau, 6070 KHz, via Moosbrunn, Àustria. Rebuda E-QSL amb dades completes per informe enviat a maxberger@smradio.de …
  • QSL Radio Ohne Namen
    Radio Ohne Namen, 6070 KHz, via Channel 292, Alemanya. Rebuda E-QSL per informe enviat a radio.on@gmx.de …
  • QSL Radio Martí
    Radio Martí, 6030 KHz, emissora anticastrista del govern nord-americà. Rebuda QSL per informe enviat a mdail@usagm.gov. v/s Macon M. Dail, qui també m’envia la següent informació sobre l’estació emiss …
  • QSL Cupid Radio
    Cupid Radio, 3940 KHz, pirata holandesa. Després d’una espera de més d’un any i mig, rebuda finalment E-QSL per informe enviat a cupidradio@hotmail.com …

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 12 October 2019
    MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden:   570  0449  CFCB Corner Brook NL  980  0453  CHRF Montreal QC …
  • Log 8 October 2019
    MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: Lots of NA at 01 UTC all over the band.  …
  • Log 6 October 2019
    MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: 1613  1826  Turftrekker (1613,05) 1615  1822  Turftrekker (1615,05) 1617  1803  Turftrekker (1617,05) 1620  1803  OID (1619,98) 1620  1827  OID (1619,9 …
  • Log 5 October 2019
    MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden:   680  0219  WRKO Boston MA 1010  0220  WINS New York NY 1200  0225  WXKS Newton MA …
  • Log 24 September 2019
    MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: 1617  1934  OID (1616,98) 1639  1936  OID (1638,98) weak QSO cd 19371640  1922- OID (1639,99) QSO Meteor, cd 19231640  1941- OID (1639,98) QSO Meteor16 …
  • Log 23 September 2019
    MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: 1611  1941  R Northern Star (1610,99) 1620  1901  Zwarte Bouvier (1620,01) cd 19081620  1912- Zwarte Bouvier (1620,01) QSO Morgenster cd 19151620  1941 …
  • Log 21 September 2019
    MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: 1637 5825  1435  R Focus Int (5825,34)6272  1438  R 319 (6271,96)Lots of NA after 0000 on MW.   670  0031  R Rebelde   680  0033  CFTR Toronto ON and W …
  • Log 20 September 2019
    MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: 1637  1917  OID (1636,99) 3 carriers3905  1855  Wilskracht (3904,98) 5825  1906  R Focus Int (5825,35) 6305  1853  R Merlin Int (6305,02)  …
  • Saxtorp log 14-15 September 2019
    On site this time was Hans, Per, Göran, Dan and Me.Flagpost antenna and 300 m longwire as usualy and I used my SDR-IQ.  549         0431  Spirit R  675         2107  R Calypso1170         0459  Swanse …
  • Log 14 September 2019
    MKVKs Kiwi-SDR in Vellinge outside Malmö Sweden: 5804  0550  OID (5804,28) 6005 -0559  BBC Woofferton (6004,96) 6005  0559- BBC Ascension (6004,96)  …

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

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Pirate Memories

  • Vintage pirate radio magazines online
    Cool AM has provided a link to pirate radio fanzines from the 70s & 80s which have been digitally scanned and turned into PDFs. These can be accessed via a Google Drive link.Among titles featured are …
  • Sounds of the 1980s Irish shortwave pirates
    The 1980s was the heydey for pirate radio in Ireland as hundreds of stations took advantage of a loophole in the law and headed to the airwaves across the country. While most of the activity was on FM …
  • 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

    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.




    (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) …

MW Free Radio

  • Back in business
    Well I can’t quite believe I haven’t posted on this MW pirate radio blog since the beginning of February – and I must apologise to all our regular readers who have had over four months without any upd …
  • Busy start to the year
    It’s been a month since I wished you all Happy New Year and wrote the first blog of 2019. I revealed in that post that I had heard some 154 different Dutch MW pirates during the previous year, so it’s …
  • The class of 2018
    At the start of each new year I like to look back and scroll through all my logs and notes and calculate how many different Dutch MW pirates I’ve heard during the previous 12 months. And I can reveal …
  • Happy New Year
    A very happy new year to you. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and enjoyed some peaceful time with your families and perhaps a chance to listen to the many pirate stations that were active over th …
  • Countdown to Christmas
    It seems the Dutch pirates are already celebrating the festive season. Today I have heard a colossal 26 different MW pirates from right across the Netherlands – that’s the biggest haul for some time a …
  • Festive noise
    With Christmas fast approaching and all manner of festive lights and gadgets in the neighbourhood as people – including us – put up their decorations, there are potentially thousands more power supply …
  • Quiet start to the week
    It’s 2330 local time in the UK as I write this and the top of the MW is quiet with no pirate signals to be heard so I’m listening to a local Gold station playing 80s music.  The lack of Dutch stations …
  • Blue Monday
    The first day of a new week draws to a close and I’ve spent the last hour listening mainly to Radio Bluebird on 1638 kHz, who is sending over a good signal tonight. The diet of music has been all Dutc …
  • Updating the logs
    Greetings from a wet and windy UK. I read this evening that Hungarian shortwave pirate Chaos AM was today closed down by the authorities after a month of regular broadcasts on 6335 kHz. Bad news indee …
  • Late-night listening
    I made a trip to Wales with the family on Thursday, so there wasn’t a great deal of time for radio listening. However, I had a quick tune around late in the evening and found some activity at the top …

Voice of DX

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South East Asia Dxing

  • Voice of Mongolia (via Ulaanbaator)
    Voice of Mongolia, transmitting from Ulaanbaator, was received on 29 September 2019. This English language broadcast, featuring Mongolian music performed on the international stage, was observed from …
  • Voice of Turkey
    Voice of Turkey, transmitting from Emirler, was logged on 25 August 2019. A Turkish language broadcast, consisting mostly of Turkish pop music, was logged from 17.55 till 18.35 UTC. Transmission occur …
  • Japan Short Wave Club/AWR (via Trincomalee)
    Japan Short Wave Club via Adventist World Radio,  transmitting from  Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, was logged on 1 September 2019. This QSL card confirms reception of  JSWC DX Report heard during AWR’s Wave …
  • Trans World Radio Africa (via Al-Dhabbiya)
    Trans World Radio Africa, transmitting from Al-Dhabbiya,  UAE,  was received on 29 September 2019. An Amharic broadcast of “Kingdom of Eswatini” was monitored  from 03.35 till 03.45 UTC. Reception on …
  • Voice of Vietnam
    Voice of Vietnam, transmitting from Ha Noi, was logged on 5 September 2019. English language broadcast of news, current affairs, “Discovery Vietnam” programme and Vietnamese pop song was monitored fro …
  • Radio Taiwan International (via Paochung)
    Radio Taiwan International via Paochung was received on 2 September 2019. English programming to South East Asia was received from 03.00 till 04.00 UTC. Reception on the shortwave frequency of 15.320 …
  • Radio Taiwan International (via Paochung)
    Radio Taiwan International via Paochung was received on 1 August 2019. English programming to South East Asia was received from 03.00 till 04.00 UTC. Reception on the shortwave frequency of 15.320 kHz …
  • Radio Taiwan International (via Tamsui)
    Radio Taiwan International via Tamsui was received on 31 August 2019. Special German broadcast from Tamsui to Europe was received from 18.00 till 18.30 UTC. Reception on the shortwave frequency of 9.5 …
  • Radio Taiwan International (via Paochung)
    Radio Taiwan International via Paochung was received on 3 July 2019. English programming to South East Asia was received from 03.00 till 04.00 UTC. Reception on the shortwave frequency of 15.320 kHz w …
  • All India Radio Bengaluru (Karnataka)
    All India Radio Bengaluru, transmitting from Hosakote, Karnataka, was logged on 17 June 2019. Indian music, followed by news in English and Hindi, was observed from 16.55 till 17.40 UTC. Transmission …

Radio Coax

  • Bezoek Radiobeurs Rosmalen
    Afgelopen maanden niet veel tijd gehad helaas voor deze mooie hobby. Maar wel plannen om af en toe weer te gaan luisteren op midden- en kortegolf en weer eens wat experimenteren met loopantenne en LPA …
  • 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 …

Shortwave DXing Bulgaria

My Radiowaves

  • Radio Romania Int. QSL
    Paper QSL received by Radio Romania Int. on 9520 kHz AM. Report sent via www.rri.ro, paper QSL received in 90 days. …
  • RNZ eQSL
    eQSL received by RNZ transmission of the 05/10/2019 on 6170 kHz AM. Report sent via https://www.rnz.co.nz/international/qsl, eQSL in 5 days. …
  • Log of the week
    531 05-ott 01:00 ALG Jil FM, arab songs, Cheba Danet, fair 594 05-ott 15:50 I Challenger Radio -ID, songs, Mousse T.DJ Ross, good 630 05-ott 01:05 TUN Radio Tunisienne – Songs Umm Kulthum, fair 819 05 …
  • KR1 eQSL
    eQSL received by KR1 transmission of the 05/10/2019 on 6275 kHz AM. Report sent to info@kennemerradio1.nl, eQSL in 1 day. …
  • DX Fanzine No. 73 – September 2019
  • Radio Love Parade eQSL
    eQSL of Radio Love Parade 6270 KHz received from Roberto Pavanello. Report sent to loveparaderadio@gmx.net, eQSL in 20 days. …
  • Log of the week
    594 28-set 07:10 I Challenger Radio -ID, songs, Eamon, J-five, good 819 28-set 06:50 I RDE, Trieste – Aladdin, good 1017 27-set 12:58 I Amica Radio Veneta – Songs, G. Morandi, Leano M., good 1287 27-s …
  • Log of the week
    594     21-set  11:45  I-Challenger Radio – Songs Vaglio, Giorgia,Venditti, good 819     22-set  11:05  I-RDE, Trieste – Studio DX, good 1017   21-set  09:00  I-Amica Radio Veneta – Songs, ID and tel. …
  • Community Package con plugins per #SDR
    E’ stato rilasciato un pacchetto software per SDR# che consente l’installazione simultanea di una grande quantità di plugin senza dover passare per la solita modalità manuale di copia dei file e aggiu …
  • ARISS SSTV Award
    SSTV images of this series are dedicated to the American scientist, astronaut and radio amateur Dr. Owen Garriott W5LFL. Owen died on April 15th, 2019 at the age of 88. During his rich career, he was …

Hobby Broadcasting

  • Auds'n'Ends 10/9/19
    As promised, here’s my Captain Morgan clock, QSL #122, from 2008. I don’t know how many of these have been sent out, but the generosity of many pirate ops is really something.I think I heard Crystal R …
  • The Captain Morgan Clock
    I’ve had some material for this blog post sitting in an open window of my blog for for about three months. I thought about what approach I should take, to what extent I should write about it here, etc …
  • Nice conditions to Europe on Sunday (4/21-4/22)
    On Saturday night, X-FM made a long broadcast of music and requests while announcing a phone number. It was the best that I’ve heard X-FM in a year or two, but a lot of those difficulties were probabl …
  • Radio Cuckoo Logging and Skyline Radio Germany Test
    Last night, I was working outside, scraping and painting the house. I don’t remember why I needed to go inside (maybe to take our dog back inside because she was barking at people walking down the roa …
  • Radio Piraña International Beacon Test Tonight
    Jorge Garcia sent a bulk e-mail (& posted on HFU) that he’ll be testing a beacon transmitter on 6342 kHz CW tonight starting at 2200 UTC with 20 watts. With that much power, it seems like RPI could we …
  • TSM & a "Mystery" Track
    Lost in all of the packing & shipping of PRAs is the fact that I wanted to mention that I received the latest issue of The Spectrum Monitor. It’s been a while since I’ve included it here . . . and I d …
  • 2017-2018 PRA Notes and 2019-2020 (?) PRA
    First of all, thanks to everyone for the orders and support so far. I’ve received a number of nice comments via e-mail, letters, and on HF Underground. I really appreciate it all. It’s also been great …
  • Packing & Shipping PRAs
    I’ve been packing PRAs tonight & should have a 2nd batch ready to go out tomorrow. Probably most of these will be arriving at their destinations around the middle of next week. …
  • 2017-2018 PRA Now Available
    2017-2018 Pirate Radio Annual is done and I’ve received the copies back from the printer already! This edition is 308 pages and contains an audio CD-R (playable on standard CD players) with clips from …
  • Ghosts in the Air Glow
    No time to write at the moment, but I heard the Ghosts in the Air Glow experimental broadcast tonight via the HAARP facilities & wanted to mention it for anyone who would want to tune in. The signals …

Kais DX Page


  • #917: QSL from Magic Talk, Tauranga, NZ 1107 khz. I heard the station on the KONG SDR yesterday mentioning the FM frequency 100.6 khz. A verification came today from Mr. Richard Ellerington, Head of O …

  • #916: New Country.  #171: A3Z Radio Tonga, 1017 khz was heard today with a good signal from 1045 UTC. At 11.04 UTC there was an identification. (Heard on the KONG SDR). I sent a report with the record …

  • #915: Radio Kongsvinger 100.8 Mhz. QSL on Messenger today. Heard in Oslo during good Tropospheric Conditions this morning (2019-07-25). (66 Km) …

  • #914: QSL today from Radio Calypso 675 khz, from Oostwold, East Groningen. Jan is a wellknown former pirateoperator who has become legal since Dec 2018. Jan Calypso sent a couple of promo items as wel …

  • #913: QSL today from WHKT Portsmouth VA 1650, heard on the Smöla SDR April 20. V/s Colleen Dick, Market Manager. I heard this station in January 2018 also, but with a different format (Conservative Ta …

  • #912: QSL from 1512 Kinna, test transmission with 10 watts. Heard last night on Smöla. …

  • #919: QSL from Rete Italia Austalia 1611 khz today on Messenger. This is a station with multiple locations on this frequency so it is impossible to say which one it was I heard on March 6 on the KONG …

  • #918: QSL today from HCBD1 Radio Monumental Quito on Messenger. I was listening to their direct broadcast and sent the locutor a message with the recording from Feb. 22 (Smöla). …

  • #917: QSL: 1548 ABC Capricornia Emerald was heard on Kong a few days ago. It’s a regular guest on this SDR. Today I recived a verification from Mr. Graham Himmelhoch-Mutton, Radio Master Control of AB …

  • #916: QSL: Radio Vocea Sperantei, 1602 khz which was heard on KONG a few days ago. Today I received a PDF letter from the station confirming the report. It was heard in competition with Radio Milano ( …

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