Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thurs Feb 21

1635 2132 Radio Pandora. Earth & Fire "Weekend," ID, greetings. SINPO 44433.
1660 2138 Radio Kristal. "Yellow Sun of Ecuador," schlager. SINPO 44433.
1665 1745 Radio Armada. Johnny Cash "A Thing Called love." SINPO 33333.
5140 2152 Charleston Radio Int. Old-time music. SINPO 34333.
6375 1708 Radio Discovery. Nick Kamen "I Promised Myself," Hava Naquila "Party Animals," ID jingle. SINPO 54444.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England)

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wed Feb 20

4070 1919 Continental Radio (tent). Schlager, "Captain Stardust", woman talking in Dutch, giving out number for reactions. SINPO 44433.
5780 1647 Radio Harmony. Nana Mouskouri "Only Love," Roger Whittaker "The Last Farewell." SINPO 55444.
6205 1700 Laser Hot Hits. Ian Lawrence with Laser Dance. Chemical Brothers "Set In Stone," some SSB QRM from Scottish fishermen. SINPO 43433.
6270 1630 Radio Klabautermann. Kraftwerk "Trans Europe Express," greetings, said signing off soon. SINPO 34333.
6290 1636 Radio Fox 48. Status Quo "Marguerita Time," CW splash from 6286.5. SINPO 33333. Moved to 6295 at 1643, SINPO 34333.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England)

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tues Feb 19

1617 2015 Radio Marianne. Dutch songs, strong signal. SINPO 54444.
1660 2055 Radio Kristal. Dutch songs, ID. SINPO 54444.
1670 2038 Melkbus Radio. Greetings, ID/email, Sniff n the Tears "Drivers Seat." SINPO 33333.
5140 2045 Charleston Radio Int. Old-time music. SINPO 34333.
5780 1635 Radio Harmony. "Aint Misbehaving," then Luton Girls Choir "Someday My Heart Will Awake." SINPO 55544.
6205 1644 Laser Hot Hits. Drake "Hold On We're Going Home," Sam Smith "Dancing With A Stranger." SINPO 54444.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England)

New eQSL from The Ghoul


The Ghoul was heard on 1617 kHz on Saturday evening. A weak signal with QRM from the Dutch pirates. But good to hear him on the air again.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Mon Feb 18

3900 2302 Radio Batavia. Tavares "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel," Abba "SOS," off mid-record. SINPO 44433.
3935 2307 Radio Monique. Nik Kershaw "Wouldn't It Be Good,"  Talking Heads "There She Was."SINPO 33333.
5140 2318 Charleston Radio Int. Old-time music. SINPO 24332.
6205 1700 Laser Hot Hits. Fatback Band "I Found Loving," faded a few minutes later. SINPO 55444.
6375 1647 Radio Discovery. Annie Lennox "No More I Love Yous," also song "Shotgun Wedding," RTTY QRM. SINPO 53443.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England)

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Sun Feb 17

1611u 2127 Radio Barraquda, Italy. Earth Wind & Fire "Let's Groove Tonight." SINPO 23432.
5140 1646 Charleston Radio Int. Old-time music. SINPO 34333.
5770 1157 Radio Pamela. Jim Diamond "I Should've Known Better," Bad Company "Can't Get Enough." SINPO 33333.
5780 0945 Radio Harmony. Freddie Fender "Roses Are Red," SINPO 55444.
6205 0935 Laser Hot Hits. Mike Andrews show. Sniff n the Tears "Drivers Seat," Vogue "Green Fields." SINPO 44444.
6243 1625 Radio Mustang. Survivor "Eye of the Tiger," SINPO 55544.
6270 1148 Radio Bella Italia. Disco music. SINPO 34333.
6270 1550 Radio Telefunken Int. Gloria Estefan "Can't Stay Away From You." SINPO 44433.
6288 0950 Your Radio of the Sea. Rock music, canned ID repeated several times. SINPO 33433.
6295 0927 Radio 102. Abba "The Day Before You Came," jingle ID and off. SINPO 34333.
6305 1555 Radio Parade. Abba "One of Us." SINPO 44433.
6320 1605 Radio Joey. Dance music. SINPO 44433.
6449.5 1009 Radio Readymix. Heavy rock, co-channel utility. SINPO 33433.
7726 2012 Zeppelin Radio (pres). Jazz music. SINPO 33333.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England)

Radio Concorde eQSL


Dutch medium wave pirate Radio Concorde sent me this eQSL for reception on Friday evening. Many thanks!

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Sat Feb 16

1611 2107 Radio Twentana. Dutch songs, polka. SINPO 43433.
1617 2126 The Ghoul. OMD song, chat but weak with splash from nearby Dutch pirates. SINPO 23432.
1631 2134 Radio Uniek. Juice Newton "Queen of Hearts," SINPO 33433.
1638 2119 Radio Bluebird. Paul Simon "You Can Call Me Al." SINPO 54444.
1665 2201 Radio Kristal. "Yellow Star of Ecuador," then Dutch song. SINPO 44433.
3905 1726 Radio Wilskracht. Rock n roll. SINPO 54444.
5140 1445 Charleston Radio Int. Old-time music. SINPO 34333.
5770 1706 Radio Pamela. ID, rock music. SINPO 33333.
5780 1245 Radio Harmony. Matt Monro "Autumn Leaves." SINPO 55544.
5800 1227 Radio 319. Old recordings of Radio Luxembourg's English service, 319 ID at 1300. SINPO 34333.
6205 1212 Laser Hot Hits. Susan Fassbender "Twilight Cafe," Richard Marx "Satisfied." SINPO 55544.
6230 1240 Radio Casanova. German songs, ID, greetings, off 1242. SINPO 44433.
6270 1422 Radio Altrex. Sugarhill Gang "Rappers Delight", talking about weather, Cameo "Word Up." SINPO 34333.
6280 1456 Radio Black Arrow. New Order "Blue Monday," Madness "You're An Embarrassment," said signing off due to technical problems. SINPO 55444.
6290 1429 Unid. Station calling itself "the real Black Bandit Radio" but not voice of Johnny Tobacco. SINPO 34333.
6295 1700 Radio Tesla. ID, Survivor "Burning Heart." SINPO 34333.
6300 1650 Panda Radio. "Days of Pearly Spencer," "Layla", jingle IDs. SINPO 34333.
6330 1218 Radio Zodiac. Simple Minds "On the Waterfront," Coldplay "Speed of Sound," said short test, modulation on the low side, off few minutes later. SINPO 33333.
7726 2147 Zeppelin Radio (pres). Instrumental music. SINPO 23332.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England)

Friday, February 15, 2019

Fri Feb 15

1640 2240 Radio Concorde. Boston "More Than A Feeling," Pink Floyd "Wish You Were Here," ID, greetings. SINPO 24332.
4940 1806 Dance Wave Short Wave. Pop, splash from strong utility. SINPO 23332.
5140 1812 Charleston Radio Int. Music from 1920s to 40s. SINPO 34333.
5780 1634 Radio Harmony. "Dream A Little Dream of Me," then John McCormack "Sweetly She Sleeps." SINPO 54444.
5800 1624 Radio 319. Barry Ryan "Eloise," Anarchic System "Cherie Sha La La," ID jingle. SINPO 44444.
6205 1612 Laser Hot Hits. Rob Walker show. Dire Straits "Sultans of Swing," Michael McDonald "Sweet Freedom." SINPO 44433.
7727 2012 Zeppelin Radio (pres). Piano music, slightly frequency change to 7726.8. SINPO 23332.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England)

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thurs Feb 14

3920 1801 Mike Radio. Steve Miller Band "Abracadabra," Mister Mister "Broken Wings," SINPO 54444.
3920 1841 Radio 319. Rheingold song, ID jingle, French song. SINPO 44433.
5140 1825 Charleston Radio Int. Old-time music. SINPO 34333.
5780 1606 Radio Harmony. Jeffrey Koepper "After the Fall," Pat Boone "Bernadine." SINPO 55544.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England)

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Tues Feb 12

1638 1758 Radio Interpol. QSO with Casablanca. SINPO 34333.
1640 1743 Radio Casablanca. "Brother Louis," "Hold Onto Love," "Kissing in the Back Row." Strong peaks. SINPO 44433.
5140 1806 Charleston Radio Int. Old-time music. SINPO 34333.
6205 1705 Laser Hot Hits. Imagination "Body Talk," Theophilus London "Only You." SINPO 33333.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England)

North American relay for Radio Igloo

Radio Igloo will be on air from North America on Friday February 15 from 2200-2245 UTC thanks to Radio Gaga who promised to transmit our music. The frequency will be 6925 kHz.

Reception-reports are highly appreciated, and we love audio clips. Send your reports to: radioigloo@gmail.com

Correct reports will be verified with a brand new e-QSL.

Greetings from the Igloo-studio

The Radio Igloo team

Monday, February 11, 2019

Mon Feb 11

*1629 2040 Radio Blauwe Koe. Dutch music, ID, splash from STANAG on 1624. SINPO 43433.
*1646 2020 Radio Oldtimer. Dutch music. SINPO 33333.
3920 1722 Mike Radio. ID, greetings, Dutch music then "The Theme from MASH." SINPO 55444.
5140 1756 Charleston Radio Int. Non-stop IDs ahead of programme start at 1800. SINPO 24332.
5785 1635 Radio Harmony. Steve Conway "My Foolish Heart," strong signal but on recheck 15 minutes later had faded out. SINPO 55444.
6270 1641 Premier Radio Int. Live show. Ronnie Hilton "A Windmill in Old Amsterdam." Moved to 6280 at 1643 before closing at 1700. SINPO 34333.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England/ *Stibbington)

Radio Parade eQSL


New station Radio Parade sent me this eQSL and a long email. He is using a transmitter originally made in Greece 15 years ago which can cover between 1500-7500 kHz. Email address is radioparade@protonmail.com. Thanks Alex.