Sunday, December 16, 2018

Sun Dec 16

*4090 1941 Radio Mazda. Dutch songs, ID, greetings. SINPO 44433.
*5140 1450 Charleston Radio Int. Music from 1920s to 1940s. SINPO 34333.
5675 1026 Blue Moon Radio. Faces "Ooh La La," comment on Irish Paul's blog said he would testing here today. SINPO 45444.  Confirmed by station - see comments.
5785 1031 Harmony Radio. "Sonny Boy", "Mama Never Told Me." SINPO 54444.
*5800 1440 Charity Radio via relay. Two DJs chatting, ZZ Top "Tush." SINPO 44433.
5880 1009 Radio Scotland Int. "Dragon Slayer," "Man of Action," ID, greetings. SINPO 55544.
5880 1035 Mike Radio. Report to RSI, Boney M "Ma Baker." SINPO 55444.
5900 1016 Radio 319. Blondie "Denis Denis," Damned "Eloise." SINPO 55444.
6205 1115 Laser Hot Hits. Dance music. SINPO 55444.
6210 0957 Radio King Shortwave. Song "Where Do We Go," splash from LHH. SINPO 33433.
6220 1045 Radio Stansiya Russian Hooligans (tent). Russian rock. SINPO 33433.
6260 1101 Mike Radio. "I've Been Waiting for A Girl Like You," talking about conditions. SINPO 55444.
6265 1054 Radio Laguna. "Friday on My Mind," ID. SINPO 34333.
6270 1100 Radio Laguna. Moved to avoid splash from 6260. SINPO 34333.
6270 0942 Premier Radio Int (pres). Radio Nova FM recordings, Dexys Midnight Runners, Kate Bush. SINPO 44433.
6278 1005 Radio Black Bandit. Abba "Dancing Queen." SINPO 55444.
6290 1105 Radio Zeewolf. Kenny Rogers "Ruby Don't Take Your Love to Town." SINPO 44433.
6305 1050 Radio Merlin Int. Righteous Brothers "Unchained Melody," Troggs "Love Is All Around." SINPO 44433.
6385 1128 Radio Zwarte Non. "Do They Know It's Christmas," ID. SINPO 33433.
6450 1125 Radio Readymix. Heavy rock, covered by STANAG utility. SINPO 32432.
6875 1038 Radio Europe. Jazz, covered by wide utility. SINPO 32432.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England/ *Kiwi SDR, Devon)

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Sat Dec 15

*1629 1800 Odynn Radio. Dutch songs. SINPO 34333.
*1638 2115 Radio Barones. Dutch music, ID, greetings, ID as "Baro Weekend Radio." SINPO 45444.
*1640 1807 Radio Turfsteker (tent). "Is This  The Way to Amarillo," "Amazing Grace." SINPO 34333.
*1647 1816 Radio Keizer & Keizerin. Dutch songs. SINPO 34333.
*1660 1749 Radio Digital. "Rose in Spanish Harlem," "Puppet on a String," ID, greetings. SINPO 45444.
5740 1335 Unid. Punk music then "Gimme Some Loving," utility QRM. Off with no ID. SINPO 33333.
5785 1350 Radio Harmony. Tony Martin "It's Magic," then "Let There Be Love." SINPO 55444.
5825 1315 Radio Oz Viola. New low-powered licensed station from Denmark. Instrumental music, occasional canned IDs. SINPO 24332.
6205 1310 Laser Hot Hits. Back on the air. Electronic "Get the Message," Blow Monkeys "Digging Your Scene." SINPO 54444.
6390 1453 Radio Tidalwave. Phil Oakley & Giorgio Moroder "Together in Electric Dreams, greetings, ID. SINPO 54444.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England/ *via Kiwi SDR, Cambs)

Friday, December 14, 2018

Fri Dec 14

1629 1725 Radio Spanningzoeker. "One Way Ticket," ID, off before returning for QSO. SINPO 35333.
1630 1733 Radio Rebecca. QSO with Spanningzoker, Dutch music. SINPO 24332.
1647 2253 Radio Nachtzwerver. Slade "Merry Christmas Everybody," Queen "Thank God It's Christmas." SINPO 34333.
*6290 1545 Radio Fox 48. Dance music, polka. SINPO 34333.

(via Kiwi SDR, Cambs/ *Kiwi SDR, SW England)

Pirate Radio Recordings

Empire Radio

Radio Black Arrow

Radio Pandora (UK)

Continental Radio

Shortwave Combination Holland (Barbecue Radio)

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thurs Dec 13

1611 1701 Radio Batavia. Talk in Dutch, Dutch music, splash from 1602. SINPO 33433.
1620 1713 Radio Pontiac. ID, instrumental music. SINPO 44444.
5785 1510 Radio Harmony. Nat King Cole "Sweet Lorraine," then a version of "Light My Fire." SINPO 54444.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England)

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Wed Dec 12

*1638 2130 Radio Twentana. Polka & Dutch songs. SINPO 34333.
5785 1538 Radio Harmony. Easy listening, signal just hanging on. SINPO 23332.
6285 1543 Radio Fox 48. Europop & schlager, good peaks, some SSB QRM. SINPO 34333.
6301 1525 Werner Schlagerwelt. Heino songs, utility QRM. SINPO 33333.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England/ *Degen DE1103 & Tecsun loop)

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tues Dec 11

1621 1951 Radio Blauwe Koe. Dutch music, splash from 1625. SINPO 33433.
1625 1947 Radio Marianne. ID, yodelling music. SINPO 43433.

(via Emerald SDR, Ireland)

Monday, December 10, 2018

Mon Dec 10

*1633 2123 Radio Igloo (via Dutch relay). Swedish comedy and music. SINPO 44433.
5785 1542 Harmony Radio.  Easy listening. Signal suddenly dropped from SINPO 45433 to 25332.

(via Kiwi SDR, Devon/ *Grundig YB400 with Tecsun loop)

Tune in to Radio Igloo tonight

Tonight from 22.00-22.45 CET (21.00-21.45 UTC) Radio Igloo will be on air with a new mixed music-programme. This time with music from a selected part of the world.

The frequency will be 1638 kHz  and reception reports are highly appreciated, and we love audio clips.

Send your reports to: and correct reports will be verified with a brand new e-QSL.

Greetings from the Igloo-studio

The Radio Igloo team

(Although it doesn't say so in this release, the Igloo transmission will probably be via a Dutch medium wave pirate and should be received well across Europe)

Sunday, December 09, 2018

Sun Dec 9

3920 1507 Mike Radio. ID, mention website, song "Oh Happy Days." SINPO 44433.
5140 1615 Charleston Radio Int. Old-time music. SINPO 34333.
5785 1038 Radio Harmony. 'Beautiful music' jingle, instrumental version of "As Time Goes By." SINPO 55544.
5900 1106 Radio 319. Instrumental music. SINPO 45444.
6200 1017 Radio Scotland Int. Rolling Stones, said testing, classical music "The Four Seasons." SINPO 55544.
6240 1044 Radio Klabautermann. ID, schlager. SINPO 44433.
6260 1024 Radio Jingle Bells. Festive music, utility QRM. SINPO 33433.
6264 1223 Radio Cuckoo (pres). Buggles "Video Killed the Radio Star," low audio. SINPO 44433.
6270 1035 Radio Mazda. Dutch music, wide signal. SINPO 55544.
6275 1231 Rock Radio. Rammstein, jingles. SINPO 34433.
6280 1029 Premier Radio Int. Signing off, "Man of Action," splash 6270. SINPO 33433.
6288 1213 Your Radio of the Sea. Free "All Right Now," ID jingles, QRM from station on 6290. SINPO 53443.
6289 1048 Blueman Radio. Email address and off. SINPO 55544.
6290 1256 Ronnie AM. Greetings to Alf, Abba "Dancing Queen." SINPO 33333.
6320 1112 Radio Sovereign (pres). The Damned "Eloise," Elton John "That's Why They Call It The Blues," jingle Kiss 103.7. SINPO 44444.
6385 1027 Radio Lowland. QSO Zeewolf, Fine Young Cannibals "She Drives Me Crazy." SINPO 33433.
6385 1031 Radio Zeewolf. "Dancing in the Street," QSO Lowland, CW QRM. SINPO 33433.
6449.5 1100 Readymix Radio. Heavy rock, co-channel utility. SINPO 42432.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England)

Saturday, December 08, 2018

Sat Dec 8

3921 1945 Continental Radio. Baltimora "Tarzan Boy," Genesis "Land of Confusion," ID in Dutch/English. SINPO 44333.
5030 1625 Radio 319.  Ottawan "DISCO," Abba "Dancing Queen," SINPO 24332.
5140 1955 Charleston Radio Int. Old-time music. SINPO 33333.
5785 1645 Harmony Radio. Easy listening, weak. SINPO 25332.
6275 2003 Radio B4.  ID, music, off 2007, splash from China on 6280. SINPO 23332.
7726 1632 Zeppelin Radio (pres). Music just about audible. SINPO 24332.
10005 1655 Eldorado Radio. Broadcasting from southern Europe, testing, Jimi Hendrix music. SINPO 24332.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England)

FRS Holland's festive broadcast

Dear FRS & Radio Friends,

On Sunday December 30th FRS-Holland will be on air with its annual Holiday Season broadcast.
The broadcast will be on 7700//58xx  between 08:52- 14:00 UTC/ 09:52- 15:00 CET.
Similar to November 18th, the full broadcast will be repeated in the afternoon. More info follows later in December.

FRS-Holland offers you the opportunity to send in your December greetings to radio friends and relatives. Your contributions are highly appreciated and will add something special to our programmes!

You can easily produce a little (written) message and send it to []. It only takes a few minutes of your spare time....

We raffle a radio DVD among those who participate in our December broadcast with their Seasonal greetings. We'd like to ask you to do it as soon as possible as some shows will be recorded within 10 days.

Don't hesitate but just do it!

If you have the opportunity to send in an audio (mp3) clip you are more than welcome!
Written messages are also welcome via POBox 2701, 6049 ZG Herten, The Netherlands.

Join us ringing out 2018....the FRS-Holland staff is looking forward to hear from you...

73s, Peter Verbruggen on behalf of the staff

Friday, December 07, 2018

Fri Dec 7

4010 2250 Radio Stove Farmer. Dutch music, Guns n Roses "Paradise City" at 2310. Strong signal. SINPO 54444.
5785 1525 Harmony Radio. Manhattan Transfer "Chanson D'Amour," ID, Teresa Brewer "Let Me Go Lover." SINPO 24432, rose to SINPO 54444 at 1532 before fading again.
6290 1533 Ronnie AM. "Hey Brother," ID, greetings, Ultravox "Dancing With Tears In My Eyes," using 4W, utility splash. SINPO 33333.
6290 1627 Radio Fox 48. Schlager, off 1630. SINPO 34333.

(via Kiwi SDR, SW England)