Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Wed Oct 31

6421: Laser Hot Hits playing song by Meatloaf @ 1025. Signal struggling a bit at the moment. SINPO 24432.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Tues Oct 30

6421: Laser Hot Hits playing the Madonna documentary @ 1055. Fair-good signal here (S8-9). SINPO 34433.

Monday, October 29, 2007

Mon Oct 29

6421: Laser Hot Hits playing pop music @ 1030. Fair strength but fluttery signal. SINPO 34433.

Sunday, October 28, 2007

Sun Oct 28

Wet and windy here today, with a lot of activity again on the bands:

3936: WNKR heard @ 1940 playing song by Dire Straits. Fair signal with good peaks. SINPO 34433.

3945: Weekend Music Radio @ 1650 with Jack playing recordings of medium wave QSOs from the 1970s and reading SW logs from that era - fascinating stuff. Beginning to get dark here and 6400 just faded out. But 3945 coming in well, S8-9. SINPO 44433.

4025: Laser Hot Hits @ 2005 playing The Hooters, deep fades of the signal. SINPO 34433.

5720: Orion Radio playing rock music @ 0835. SINPO 44444.

5965: Radio Gloria via Juelich signing on @ 1300 in German and English, before playing a Joe Cocker record. Strong signal. SINPO 55544.

6199: Radio Rapido (tent) playing 80s music @ 1125. Signal struggling today. SINPO 24332.

6220: Mystery Radio with pop @ 0900. Fair signal but some fading. SINPO 34433.

6255: Laser Hot Hits v JRRI with Colin Dixon playing a song by Prefab Sprout @ 0940. Good signal. SINPO 44444.

6255: Britain Radio Int v JRRI with Roger Davis chatting about radio and playing oldies @ 1010. Signal strength now S9+20dB. SINPO 54444.

6265: Premier Radio Int playing Status Quo @ 0905. SINPO 3433.

6280: Radio Zeelandia playing schlager @ 1230, ID in Dutch. SINPO 34333.

6282: Radio Shadowman playing Hall & Oates @ 1020. Strong signal. SINPO 43433.

6290: Radio Mazda playing "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" @ 1000. Utility QRM. SINPO 43433.

6297: Magic AM playing David Bowie's "Heroes" @ 0845. Good signal. SINPO 44444.

6298: Voice of the Netherlands asking for reports @ 1215. SINPO 44433. Click here for recording.

6300: West Coast Radio in QSO with Sallandse Boer @ 1052. SINPO 34433.

6300: Radio Sallandse Boer with report for WCR @ 1048. SINPO 34433.

6300: Radio Rob 007 in QSO with Boomerang and Altrex @ 1420. Some SSB QRM. SINPO 23332.

6305: Radio Boomerang QSOing with Altrex and Rob 007 @ 1425. SINPO 44444.

6306: Radio Brandaris with schlager @ 0855. SINPO 44433.

6306: Radio Skywire (tent) joining in the QSO @ 1440. SINPO 24332.

6310: Radio Condor playing dance music @ 1015. SINPO 33433.

6310: Radio Altrex @ 1430 in QSO with Rob 007, Boomerang. SINPO 24332.

6311: Radio Bonofox giving out email address and signing off @ 0840. SINPO 34433.

6325: Radio Saturnus playing schlager @ 0850. Some utility QRM. SINPO 43433.

6325: Radio Quintus asking for reports @ 1025. SINPO 43433.

6374: West Coast Radio (tent) @ 1005 playing oldies. Strong hum on signal (utility?) making it difficult to hear. SINPO 32332.

6375: Radio Altrex heard @ 1055 playing oldies. Still strong hum on frequency making listening difficult. SINPO 32432.

6400: Weekend Music Radio with one of the strongest signals this morning. Andy Walker playing 60s and 70s music @ 0910. SINPO 54444.

6421: Laser Hot Hits playing dance music, talking about Radio Underground @ 1120. SINPO 34433.

6540: Radio Brigitte with ID, address and polka @ 1445. SINPO 34433.

(updated 20:05UTC)

Saturday, October 27, 2007

Sat Oct 27

3910: Weekend Music Radio with radio chat and playing song @ 1755 by group called Renaissance. SINPO 44433.

3927: Cupid Radio greeting Jari @ 2250, playing rock music. Fair signal. SINPO 34333.

3940: Radio Underground playing the song "Valerie" @ 1745, greeting listeners and talking about free radio. Also played my recording of XTC (thanks for mention). SINPO 34433.

4025: Laser Hot Hits coming in well @ 1800, with start of the Jolly Roger show. SINPO 44433.

6220: Mystery Radio playing pop @ 1505. Quite a lot of local QRM on this frequency. SINPO 33433.

6220: Radio Marabu via Mystery Radio heard @ 1830, with talk in German, lots of mentions of station name, playing alternative music. Signal peaking at S9+10dB. SINPO 44444.

6255: KBC via Lithuania with usual strong signal. Heard @ 2255, playing The Move, before advert for K-PO products and signing off @ 2258. SINPO 55544.

6268: Radio Oscar Zoulu (ROZ) playing Queen song @ 1815, ID at 1825. Putting in a good signal at the moment. SINPO 44433.

6275: Laser Hot Hits playing dance music @ 0925, followed by promo for Laser mugs. SINPO 34333.

6280: Orion Radio playing schlager @ 0800. Good signal but faded right down a few minutes later. SINPO 44433.

6285: Orion Radio heard on this frequency @ 0910 greeting Steffan in Germany. SINPO 44433.

6293: Voice of the Netherlands heard @ 1233 in QSO with Radio Boomerang and Radio Transistor. SINPO 44433.

6293: Radio Transistor in QSO @ 1240. SINPO 24332.

6295: Radio Quintus playing schlager @ 1435. SINPO 34433.

6300: Radio Boomerang in QSO @ 1242. SINPO 44444.

6308: Unid station playing offshore radio recordings @ 1345. Good signal. SINPO 44433.

6310: West Coast Radio playing rock music @ 0915. SINPO 43433.

6310: Radio Condor signed on after WCR closed down. Heard @ 0930 playing dance music, jingle ID. Some local QRM. SINPO 43433.

6311: Radio Lowland playing instrumental music @ 1735. Weak signal and noisy frequency. SINPO 23332.

6400: Weekend Music Radio with Jack playing a Frankie Miller song @ 1730. in parallel with 3910. Good signal. SINPO 44444.

6421: Laser Hot Hits playing 60s music @ 0940. Weaker signal than 6275 and featuring different programme. SINPO 33433.

(updated 23:00UTC)

Friday, October 26, 2007

Fri Oct 26

3925: Radio Boomerang playing dance music @ 1930. Good signal. SINPO 44444.

4025: Laser Hot Hits playing Dr Hook @ 1735. Fair-good signal but rapid fading. SINPO 34433.

6255: KBC via Lithuania with the Wolfman Jack show @ 2235, playing 60s music. Signal down a bit on last week, but still peaking at 9+20db. SINPO 55544.

6421: Laser Hot Hits heard @ 0955 playing dance music, asking for reception reports. Good signal but some fading. SINPO 44433.

(updated 22:35UTC)

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Thurs Oct 25

6305: West Coast Radio playing rock and pop @ 1410. ID just before sign off @ 1435. SINPO 34433.

6421: Laser Hot Hits coming in well @ 0915 with Steve Roberts playing a Meatloaf song. Bit of fading but a good signal, peaking at S9+10dB. SINPO 44433.

(updated 14:40UTC)

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Wed Oct 24

I thought I would take a trip down to medium wave to see what I could hear, and there was Radio Barones. My antenna is not really geared up for MW but Barones puts in a good signal so it's no problem picking it up. Not much else heard this evening on 75m apart from Laser.

1645: Radio Barones playing polka, ID in Dutch @ 2140. Good audio. SINPO 34333.

4025: Laser Hot Hits heard @ 1700 reading listeners' reports and playing dance music. Fair signal with some static noise and fading. SINPO 34333.

(updated 21:43UTC)

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Tues Oct 23

4025: Laser Hot Hits coming in well this evening with signal hovering between S8&9. Heard @ 1905 with a Madonna feature. SINPO 34433.

Monday, October 22, 2007

Mon Oct 22

4025: Laser Hot Hits playing The Beatles @ 2030. Fair signal but some fading here. SINPO 34333.

Sunday, October 21, 2007

Sun Oct 21

Good conditions again today with lots of stations heard:

3927: Radio Atlantis Int playing "Spirit in the Sky" @ 1845. Good signal. SINPO 44444.

3945: Weekend Music Radio playing recordings of 60s offshore station Radio Sutch @ 1850. Some splash from 3955. SINPO 43433.

4025: Laser Hot Hits heard @ 1955 playing oldies. Fair signal. SINPO 34433.

5720: Orion Radio coming in with very nice signal @ 0750, playing a Dutch song. SINPO 44444.

5805: Radio Telstar South back again with the Golden Boys reliving those 60s memories @ 0745, playing Petula Clark. SINPO 44444.

6199: Radio Rapido playing S Express @ 0755. Fair signal here. SINPO 34433.

6210: Radio Geronimo heard with rock music @ 0835, and jingle IDs. SINPO 44433.

6220: Mystery Radio playing pop @ 1840. Good signal but some local QRM. SINPO 43433

6254: Laser Hot Hits v JRRI with 70s music @ 0915. SINPO 44444.

6265: Premier Radio Int also with 70s music, some co-channel QRM from a weaker station @ 0815. SINPO 43443.

6265: Unid station playing non-stop rock music. Heard @ 1100, don't think it's Premier Radio. Some whistle from a carrier on 6268. SINPO 33333.

6270: VO The Netherlands heard @ 0945 playing oldies, off at 0950. SINPO 44433.

6275: Laser Hot Hits playing Simple Minds @ 0910. Some utility QRM. SINPO 33433.

6280: Radio Shadowman with polka followed by ID in Dutch @ 0930, mentioning Black Power. Good signal pushing 9+10dB. SINPO 44444.

6281: Radio Black Power playing "Have You Ever Seen The Rain" @ 0820, followed by ID in Dutch. Good signal. SINPO 44433.

6283: Radio Scotland Int in QSO with Shadowman and VOTN @ 1000. SINPO 44444.

6292: Magic AM playing Wings @ 1005, followed by ID and email address. Some utility QRM. SINPO 43433.

6295: Radio Northpole playing oldies @ 0810. SINPO 43433.

6305: Radio Underground talking about blowing up his transmitter last week. Fortunately all fixed now. Heard @ 0800 with SINPO 44433.

6310: Radio Condor playing dance music. Good signal @ 0905. SINPO 44433.

6316: Radio Alice playing instrumental music @ 1130, ID in Dutch. SINPO 44433.

6325: Radio Waves Int playing oldies @ 0805, some SSB QRM. SINPO 33433.

6373: Unid station heard @ 1240 playing Abba's "Fernando." Several songs played, but had to go out before could hear ID. SINPO 34433.

6400: Weekend Music Radio playing recordings from the Echo Charlie band @ 0900. Strong signal. SINPO 54444.

6421: Laser Hot Hits with a promo for its sponsored shows and Jolly Roger playing music @ 0825. No utilities (for a change). SINPO 34433.

6540: Radio Brigitte with the song "Yes Sir I Can Boogie" @ 0835. Fair signal. SINPO 34333.

(updated 19:55UTC)

Saturday, October 20, 2007

Sat Oct 20

3910: Weekend Music Radio playing recordings of Dutch station Radio 227, in parallel with 6400. Heard @ 1730 with a good signal. SINPO 44433.

3925: Bogusman heard @ 2022 playing bird noises. Also chat about things going on in his life and playing alternative music. Good signal, peaking at S9+10dB. SINPO 44444.

3932: MRF Radio @ 2210 playing oldies from the 70s and 80s, with canned IDs giving out the email address. Fair signal. SINPO 34333.

3940: Radio Underground talking about transmitter problems @ 1735. Signal coming in well here - S9. SINPO 44433.

4025: Laser Hot Hits with Tony James playing a feature about how the record "Telstar" was made." SINPO 34433. Not heard 6421 here at all.

6255: KBC via Lithuania signing on @ 2200 with a show presented by Dutch internet station Radio Mi Amigo, opening with Abba "Ring Ring." SINPO 55544. Click here for recording

6275: Laser Hot Hits playing a song by The Specials @ 0920. Some utility QRM. SINPO 33433.

6282: Radio Black Power joining the QSO. Heard @ 1420 with a strong signal. SINPO 44444.

6288: Radio Scotland Int in QSO with Black Power and VOTN @ 1357. Strong signal. SINPO 44444. Also heard @ 1455 on 6308 with 44444 SINPO.

6289: VO The Netherlands playing schlager @ 1350, slight whistle on signal. SINPO 1350.

6295: XTC back on the air after a long absence. Heard @ 1405 playing alternative music and announcing new email address: xtcshortwave @ googlemail.com Fair signal but squeezed by the Dutch stations. SINPO 33433. Click here for recording

6301: Radio Zeelandia testing a new antenna, playing Dutch music @ 1525. SINPO 3433.

6305: West Coast Radio @ 1353 with report to Quintus. SINPO 34433.

6310: Radio Quintus heard in QSO @ 1345. SINPO 34333.

6310: Orion Radio heard @ 1435 greeting Jaroslav. Good signal here. SINPO 44444.

6310: Radio Waves Int @ 1515 playing country music. SINPO 33433. At 1530, a station came on top of it calling CQ.

6310: Radio Condor putting in a very good signal @ 1605 with dance music and jingles. Signal peaking at S9+10dB. SINPO 43443.

6325: Radio Brigitte with long talk in Dutch @ 1600, playing schlager. SINPO 34433.

6400: Weekend Music Radio back after a week's break heard @ 1725 playing recordings from Dutch offshore station Radio 227. SINPO 34433.

9290: Radio City via Latvia signing on @ 0800, playing 60s music. Strong signal. SINPO 55544.

(updated 22:20UTC)

Friday, October 19, 2007

Fri Oct 19

3927: Radio Quintus with ID and 60s music @ 1840. Good signal but some fading. SINPO 44433.

3935: Unid station playing pop @ 1845, but couldn't catch the IDs. Poor signal with fair peaks. SINPO 24332.

4025: Laser Hot Hits playing 60s music @ 1855. Fair-good signal. SINPO 34333.

6255: KBC via Lithuania booming in tonight with sign on @ 2200 with its theme tune @ 2200 followed by the Wolfman Jack Show. SINPO 55544.

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Thurs Oct 18

4025: Laser Hot Hits with a programme about Madonna @ 2055. Poor-fair signal, peaking at S8. SINPO 24332.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Wed Oct 17

4025: Laser Hot Hits still going strong tonight. Heard @ 1900 playing dance music. S8 signal here. SINPO 34433.

KBC & Mi Amigo

KBC and Mi Amigo 192 is on 1386kHz and 6255kHz this weekend

Friday October 19th
The Mighty KBC on SW 6255 kHz (100 kW, 259 deg) at 2200-2300UTC (00:00-00:59 CET)with a Wolfman Jack Show

Saturday October 20th
Radio Mi Amigo 192 & The Mighty KBC on AM 1386 kHz (500 kW) at 2100-2200GMT (23:00-24:00 CET) with Marcel StrΓΌcker,
Repeated 2200-2300UTC (00:00-00:59UTC) on SW 6255 kHz (100 kW, 259 deg)
Also via the stream of Radio Mi Amigo 259 on http://www.miamigo259.eu/

Sunday October 21st
Radio Mi Amigo 192 & The Mighty KBC on SW 6255 kHz (100 kW, 259 deg) at 0100-0200UTC (03.00-03.59 CET) with Marcel StrΓΌcker

For more information please checkout the websites http://www.radiomiamigo.eu/kbc.html and http://www.kbcradio.eu/

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Tues Oct 16

4025: Laser Hot Hits heard @ 1730 playing dance music but seemed to be problem with sound which kept cutting out. Fair signal. SINPO 34433.

Monday, October 15, 2007

Mon Oct 15

4025: Laser Hot Hits @ 1845 playing The Who "Who Are You." Fair signal here. SINPO 34433.

Sunday, October 14, 2007

Sun Oct 14

Good conditions and a lot of stations heard:

3930: Unid station playing dance music @ 1915, then sudden off. Strength of signal suggests Atlantis or Boomerang. SINPO 44444.

4025: Laser Hot Hits with the Jolly Roger programme @ 1910 playing Golden Earring. SINPO 34433.

5705: Radio Boomerang playing rock music @ 0830, before moving to 5700 10 minutes later. Usual massive signal. SINPO 45444.

5720: Orion Radio playing the song "Lola" @ 0800. Coming in well with a SINPO of 44444.

6200: Radio Rapido (tent) with non-stop rock music. Heard @ 0945 playing "I Shot the Sheriff." Splash from East Coast Holland. SINPO 33433.

6205: Radio East Coast Holland with rock music, announcing email address @ 0935. Good signal. SINPO 44433. Click here for recording

6216: King Shortwave playing oldies, splash from Mystery Radio @ 0815. SINPO 33433.

6220: Mystery Radio with pop @ 0810. SINPO 44433.

6255: Britain Radio Int v JJRI with his regular 2nd Sunday broadcast. Moved here to avoid utility on 6245. Good move as signal coming in very well with Roger talking about offshore radio and playing oldies. SINPO 44444.

6255: Laser Hot Hits v JRRI playing dance music @ 1215. SINPO 44433.

6266: Radio Galaxy International playing dance music @ 0955. Sounded like recording as they were saying it was Saturday afternoon! Good to hear them though. SINPO 44433. Click here for recording

6268: Radio Oscar Zoulu (ROZ) playing Culture Club "Karma Chameleon" @ 1225, ID at 1237. SINPO 34433.

6280: Radio Merlin playing song by Queen @ 0930, announced also in parallel with 6325. SINPO 43443.

6290: Radio Shadowman with a good signal @ 0920, playing polka. SINPO 44444.

6300: Radio Scotland Int in QSO with Radio Shadowman @ 0910. SINPO 44444.

6300: Radio Golfbreker playing polka @ 1055, echo on voice. SINPO 34433.

6305: Radio Scotland Int playing song by the Bee Gees @ 0840 before moving to 6300. SINPO 44444.

6310: Radio Condor coming in well, playing dance music @ 0925. SINPO 43443.

6310: Radio Altrex with very weak signal @ 2155. Just caught ID, but not I had not expected to hear anything at this late hour. SINPO 23332.

6311: Radio Foxfire playing 60s music, ID ad email address @ 1205. Good signal. SINPO 44433.

6314: Radio Altrex heard @ 0915 with Gerry Rafferty's song "Baker Street," asking for reports. Splash from Condor. SINPO 33433.

6325: Radio Merlin in parallel with 6280 @ 0932. Sounded like another station on frequency. Signal weaker than 6280. SINPO 33433.

6404: Unid station playing schlager @ 1050, but IDs difficult to understand. SINPO 34433. Robertas and Goran logged this as Radio Pioneer on Alfa Lima.

6540: Radio Brigitte paying ELO "Don't Bring Me Down," @ 0805. SINPO 34333.

(updated 22:00UTC)

Saturday, October 13, 2007

Sat Oct 13

3905: Radio Atlantis in QSO with Radio Jimmy @ 2010. SINPO for Atlantis 44433, Jimmy was 24332.

3935: Unid station playing pop @ 1915, some morse QRM. Couldn't catch ID and station went off few minutes later. SINPO 23432. Harri's blog had it as Radio Nova.

3940: Radio Underground back on the air. Heard @ 1645 talking about free radio, greeting listeners. Unfortunately strong SSB QRM at this time on same frequency. SINPO 33433. Update, by 1700 signal improved and SSB stopped - SINPO 44433.

4025: Laser Hot Hits back on this freqency @ 1950 playing Rhianna "Umbrella." Fair signal and a clear channel. SINPO 34433.

6220: Mystery Radio with pop @ 1445. Fair signal. SINPO 33433.

6255: KBC via Lithuania signing on @ 2200 with Pink Floyd "Comfortably Numb." SINPO 55555.

6265: Premier Radio Int putting in a very good signal this afternoon. Heard @ 1600 playing a song by Big Country. Also heard playing a promo for Dr Tim's logs. Signal between S9 and S9+10dB. SINPO 44433. Click here for recording

6275: Laser Hot Hits heard @ 0815 with the Radio Rainbow programme, reading letters. Good signal but some fading. SINPO 44433.

6280: Radio Merlin playing Ultravox @ 1620. Some splash from Laser and weak co-channel QRM (Taiwan). Running in parallel with 6325. SINPO 43433.

6310: Two stations fighting over this frequency @ 1705. One playing rock music and the other schlager. The rock station has the edge!

6325: Radio Altrex heard @ 0930 playing Johnny Cash, asking whether anyone can hear him. Signal coming in well here with a S8 signal. SINPO 34433.

6325: Radio Merlin running in parallel with 6280. Not so strong but clearer channel. Heard @ 1625 with SINPO of 34433.

(updated 22:15UTC)

Friday, October 12, 2007

Fri Oct 12

3905: Radio Boomerang heard @ 2030 playing rock music. Good signal, as usual. SINPO 44444.

6255: KBC via Lithuania with the Wolfman Jack Show @ 2220, playing 60s music. Signal peaking at S9+40dB. SINPO 55555.

6308: Radio Altrex heard @ 0920 playing instrumental music. ID at 0930 giving out email address. Fair signal but some occasional SSB QRM. SINPO 33333.

(updated 22:20UTC)

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Thurs Oct 11

6285: Radio Blackbird heard @ 0930 giving out the station hotline and email address, playing polka. SINPO 34433.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Radio Rainbow International


Hello dear Radio friends!

This mail is to promote Radio Rainbow International, the voice of peace, a free independent radio station with a clear goal; promoting peace and a better environment.

Please help us by promoting us, forwarding these links and of course; listen. On several frequencies, and on Laser Hot Hits (the best and most fanatic European pirate since 1994) with the program Rainbow every Saturday on 6275 khz.

Thank you, hope to hear from you!

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Tues Oct 9

3927: Unid station playing dance music and schlager @ 1845, also heard "testing 1-2" but no IDs yet. Sounded Dutch. Some SSB QRM. SINPO 33333.

Sunday, October 07, 2007

Sun Oct 7

Good conditions and a lot of stations heard today:

3945: Weekend Music Radio playing a song by Smokie @ 1745. Fair signal but some fading. SINPO 34333.

5720: Orion Radio with Dutch songs @ 0755, coming in well. SINPO 44444.

6045: MV Baltic Radio via Juelich with a strong signal @ 1250, playing oldies, programe in German. Signal peaking at S9+30dB. SINPO 55544.

6200: Radio Rapido playing rock music @ 0815, SSB QRM. SINPO 33433.

6220: Mystery Radio with pop @ 0915. SINPO 34333.

6243: Sligo European Radio via JRRI with its final broadcast @ 0810, playing oldies and greeting listeners. Some utility QRM. SINPO 43443. Click here for recording

6260: Radio Likedeeler moved here from 6309 @ 0935 to avoid QRM. SINPO 34333.

6266: Radio Galaxy back on the air after many months away, playing dance music, greeting listeners @ 1125. Fair signal but utility noise. SINPO 33433.

6275: Radio Underground @ 0820 playing song by Bjork, usual free radio chat. Coming in well but slight whistle on signal. SINPO 43433.

6280: Radio Merlin heard with offshore recordings @ 1030, some splash from Radio Underground. SINPO 33333.

6286: Radio Doctor Tim playing Rammstein @ 0825, giving out email and hotline number. SINPO 33433.

6290: Radio Mazda @ 0845 playing schlager, QRM from utility and co-channel station. SINPO 43433.

6300: Radio Boomerang playing oldies. Strong signal. SINPO 44444.

6300: Radio Scotland Int calling Boomerang @ 0930. SINPO 44444.

6300: Radio Kentucky giving out address @ 1045, joining in the QSO. SINPO 44433. Also heard in QSO was Zeelandia and Valencia.

6306: Radio Brandaris playing schlager @ 1245, followed by ID. SINPO 44433.

6309: Radio Likedeeler playing rock music @ 0915, some splash from Boomerang. SINPO 33433.

6310: Unid station heard @ 1630 playing The Eagles, off @ 1645. Fair signal but couldn't make out the ID. I've included a short recording. To listen click here. Any ideas welcome. SINPO 34433. (see comments)

6327: Radio Waves Int (tent) playing ballads @ 0925. SINPO 33433.

6374: West Coast Radio with pop and rock @ 0840, giving out hotline number. Good signal but some fading. SINPO 44433.

6400: Weekend Music Radio playing recordings of QSOs from the Echo Charlie band @ 0800. Very strong. SINPO 54444.

6430:Radio Victoria playing oldies @ 0830. Fair signal on clear channel. SINPO 34333.

6524: Radio Ramona with a weak signal @ 1035, playing oldies. SINPO 24332.

6540: Radio Brigitte playing schlager and oldies @ 0833, multi-lingual IDs. SINPO 34333.

(updated 17:45UTC)

Saturday, October 06, 2007

Sat Oct 6

3910: Weekend Music Radio with Mike James @ 1715 playing a Robert Palmer song. Good signal but some splash from the BBC on 3915. SINPO 43443.

3932: Radio Atlantis (tent) heard @ 1910 playing dance music. Good signal but whistle from nearby station. SINPO 43433.

3940: Radio Underground on @ 1550 chatting about free radio and reading listeners' messages. Fair-good signal, currently S7-8. SINPO 34333.

6255: KBC via Lithuania playing German music. Signal fading more tonight between S9 and S9+20dB. SINPO 54444.

6275: Laser Hot Hits heard @ 0805 with the Jolly Roger programme, playing 60s music. SINPO 34433.

6285: Radio Boomerang heard @ 1410 playing song "Roses Without Thorns," talk in Dutch. SINPO 44444.

6286: Unid station playing German rock music @ 1650. Fair signal but no ID heard yet. SINPO 34433. (Radio Dr Tim - see comments)

6290: Radio Titanic (tent) heard @ 1420 with the song "Electric Dreams" but by time came to ID at 1430 was flattened by Radio Boomerang on 6295. SINPO 34333-32332.

6295: Radio Boomerang playing OMD, mentioned Dr Tim. Heard @ 1005 with a good signal. SINPO 44444. Boomerang back on @ 1430 with SINPO 54444, off 1443.

6295: Scotland Radio Int with a report to Boomerang @ 1450. Good signal. SINPO 44444.

6296: MRF Radio joining in the QSO @ 1455. Signal a lot weaker. SINPO 24332. Also taking part @ 1500 on 6296 was Radio Titanic. SINPO 34333.

6309: Radio Valencia playing some instrumental music @ 1415 then a Beatles medley. SINPO 34433.

6310: Orion Radio playing schlager @ 0910. Good signal, but unfortunately on top of Radio Condor. SINPO 43433.

6310: Radio Condor also heard @ 0910 playing Pet Shop Boys underneath Orion Radio. SINPO 32432. In the clear @ 0931 when Orion signed off, but also closed down a few minutes later. SINPO 34333.

6400: Weekend Music Radio back on the air playing the Specials "Too Much Too Young" @ 1705. Good signal. SINPO 44444.

9290: Radio Joystick via Latvia playing dance music @ 0925. SINPO 45444.

(updated 22:20UTC)

Friday, October 05, 2007

Fri Oct 5

6255: KBC via Lithuania with the Friday night Wolfman Jack Show, playing Simon & Garfunkel @ 2215. Signal back up to full strength this week. SINPO 55555.

6307: Unid station with schlager and phone calls @ 1845. Foton's log has this as Radio Paradise and Radio Kentucky. Good signal but gone a few minutes later (signed off or faded out?). SINPO 44433.

(updated 22:15UTC)

Thursday, October 04, 2007

Thurs Oct 4

It's been a quiet week for pirate activity but heard a station this evening:

3930: Unid station @ 1920 playing rock music, then A-ha "Take on Me." Good signal but telephony QRM in usb. Break of several minutes before coming back with a track by Dire Straits. SINPO 43443.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Sligo European Radio final broadcast

To Anoraks Everywhere!


It is with deep regret that Sligo European Radio announces that it is to make its final (relay) broadcast this coming Sunday, October 7th 2007 via the transmitters of Jolly Roger Radio on 6235khz short-wave.


The final broadcast will coincide with the 20th anniversary of our first broadcast on October 4th 1987.


The precise time of our final broadcast is unknown, just listen in to Jolly Roger Radio on Sunday and you should hear us at some time.


And please remember to send your reception reports to: sligoeuropeanradio@hotmail.com along with your snail mail address and we just might make it worthwhile.


So listen in to the final broadcast of Sligo European Radio, featuring Stephen MacLeod, Jon Seabrook and Chris Jensen, this Sunday on 6235khz short-wave.


Chris Jensen - station owner & presenter

(info via alfa lima forum)

Monday, October 01, 2007

Mon Oct 1

3927: Radio Kentucky with a good signal @ 1840, giving out phone number in Dutch, English and German, playing schlager. SINPO 44433. To hear recording click here