Thursday, March 21, 2013

Thurs Mar 21

6285 1705 Radio Osaka. "Judy in the Stars", ID jingles, "Guitar Man", greetings. Strong via Twente SDR receiver. SINPO 54444.

As I'm moving soon there won't be many updates on this blog because I can't get a phone line installed until mid-April. But I will be back!

Monday, March 18, 2013

Mon Mar 18

4029 2133 Laser Hot Hits. PHD "I Won't Let You Down", good signal via the Twente SDR receiver. SINPO 44433.

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Sat Mar 16

3905 1905 Radio Alice. Rock n roll, honky tonk type piano music, ID jingle "This is Radio Alice on shortwave." Good signal. SINPO 44433. 

4026 1000 Laser Hot Hits. Dance music, fair with occasional good peaks. SINPO 34333.

4029 1820 Laser Hot Hits. Odyssey "Inside Out", moved from 4026 to avoid utility QRM. Good signal. SINPO 44433.

6210 0948 Sluwe Vos Radio. Pet Shop Boys "It's A Sin," ID jingle. Fair. SINPO 34333.

6217 0953 Radio King SW. Oldies, but usual poor modulation. SINPO 34332.

6290 1728 Radio Morning Star. Weak music. SINPO 24332.

6297 1745 Radio Black Arrow. Dead or Alive "You Spin Me Round", greetings and ID, strong. SINPO 54444.

6306 1722 Radio Malibu. Dutch music, ID, greetings and thanking listeners for reports. Fair signal. SINPO 34333.

6420 1632 Radio Mustang. "I Need A Hero", strong but some utility splash. SINPO 54444.

6423 1830 Radio Zeewolf. ID, greetings, said only using 8W, "Walk  in the Park," lot of utility QRM around the frequency. SINPO 33333.

6449 1622 Studio 52. Studio 52. REM "Losing My Religion," occasional IDs. SINPO 34333.

6553 1040 Radio Pink Panther. ELO "Evil Woman," fair signal. SINPO 34333.

6740lsb 1810 Hot Radio. Oldies, weak but clear. SINPO 24433.

6937 1005 Irish Music Radio. Cyndi Lauper "Time After Time," fair. SINPO 34333.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Fri Mar 15

3905 2125 Skyline International Radio. Country music, talk in Dutch. Fair signal. SINPO 34333.

4026 2130 Laser Hot Hits. Dave Norris show. Simple Minds song, good signal. SINPO 44433. Utility still there but less of a problem here than listening via Twente last night.

6290 2135 Radio Telstar. IDs and greetings in English, instrumental music. Strong signal. SINPO 54444.

6305 2207 Radio Calipso. Instrumental music, ID jingles. Fair signal. Probably the latest 48 metres has stayed open this year so far ... summer's on the way. SINPO 34333.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Thurs Mar 14

4026 2115 Laser Hot Hits. Lisa Stansfield "Change" then Captain Hollywood Project "Flying High", reading email from Hugh in Kent. Strong via Twente SDR receiver but utility QRM. SINPO 53443.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Wed Mar 13

4026 2130 Laser Hot Hits. Tony James show. Moody Blues songs then Al Stewart "Roads to Moscow." Strong signal via Twente SDR receiver. SINPO 54444.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Tues Mar 12

6285 1715 Radio Python. Relay of "World of Radio" (1659), ID and giving out email address at 1733. SINPO 44433.

6295 1710 Radio Norton. Polka music. Fair. SINPO 34333.

6305 1658 Radio Odynn. Greetings to Caroline, then "Ma Nah Ma Nah." Strong. SINPO 54444.

6735 1742 Hot Radio. "Theme from MASH", fair but SSB QRM. SINPO 33333.

6745 1703 Radio Pioneer. The Beatles "Sergeant Pepper" and "Help." Good signal. SINPO 44333.

6985 1725 Lightning Radio. Alternative rock. SINPO 34333.

All heard via Twente SDR receiver

Monday, March 11, 2013

City, EMR & Geronimo relays

Radio City relays:
Friday 15th: 19.00 to 20.00 UTC on 7290 kHz via IRRS, and on MW 1368 kHz from Padova,

Saturday 16th: 09.00 to 10.00 UTC on 9510 kHz via IRRS
20.00 to 21.00 UTC on 1485 kHz via R Merkurs in Latvia with a weekly
separate programme.

Every 4th Sunday: 13.00 to 14.00 UTC via Hamburger Lokalradio on 7265 kHz
The email address remains 

EMR is on next Sunday the 17th of March between:
08.00 to 09.00 UTC on 7265 KHz via MVBR
09.00 to 10.00 UTC on 6005 & 9480 KHz via MVBR & R.700

EMR's internet broadcasts are at the following times:
0900, 1400, 1700, 2000 on Sunday & Monday:
Please visit and click on the "EMR internet radio" button
which you will find throughout the website (see the menu on the left).

Radio Geronimo: Sunday 17th of March:
10.00 to 12.00 UTC 9480 KHz via MVBR
All reports to:
Good Listening!

73s, Tom

(Tom Taylor)

Saturday, March 09, 2013

Sat Mar 9

4026 0920 Laser Hot Hits. Paul Stuart show. Phil Fearson "What Do I Do," fair signal. SINPO 34333.

5770 usb 1832 Over 60 Degree Radio. Talk in English, short test. SINPO 24333.

6205 1720 Radio Grutte Pier. Dutch music, only a few minutes before Iran signed on at 1730. SINPO 34333.

6240 1710 Radio Caroline Int. ID, email address, "We Shall Overcome." SINPO 34333.

6285 1715 Radio Mustang. ID and greetings, Tiffany "I Think We're Alone Now." Strong. SINPO 54444.

6290 1003 Radio Monique. Talk in Dutch, Miami Vice tune. Fair signal. SINPO 34333.

6290 1747 Radio Malibu. IDs, greetings, dance music. SINPO 34333.

6306 1009 Radio Malibu. Dutch songs, weak-fair signal. SINPO 24332.

6306 1702 Skyline Radio Germany. Heart "Barracuda", weak-fair. SINPO 24332.

6450 1013 Radio Zwarte Panter. Dutch instrumental, close down. Good signal. SINPO 44433.

6553 1015 Radio Pink Panther. Heart "I Only Want to Make Love to You," fair signal. SINPO 34333.

6937 0927 Irish Music Radio. Kim Wilde "Kids in America." SINPO 34333. At 1805 heard on new frequency of 6932 with a strong signal. SINPO 54444. At 1817, moved back to 6937. Still 54444.

6950 1900 Bluestar Radio. Dance music, then "Delilah", "She Sells Sanctuary," ID and greetings. Strong. SINPO 54444.

15880usb 1020 Radio Spaceshuttle. Relay of Artem's World Music show, weak but clear. SINPO 24433.

Friday, March 08, 2013

Fri Mar 8

3905 2310 Skyline Radio International. "I Can Hear Music," then Billy Idol "White Wedding." Good signal. SINPO 44433.

4026 2325 Laser Hot Hits. Mike Andrews show. Songs from Earth & Fire then The Carpenters. Good reception. SINPO 44433.

Radio Merlin closes down

Message posted on Facebook today: "And now for some sad news about Radio Merlin, Due to the loss of our tx site this morning Radio Merlin has been forced to close down. Not sure if any other action will be taken against the station after nearly 9 years of using our tx site it is no more .I wish to thank everyone that has written in and that has tuned into us over the years many thanks so its good bye from us all here at merlin 73s paul watt."

Sad news indeed.

Radio Spaceshuttle & relays

Hello friends,
Radio Spaceshuttle will be on air 9th of March on frequency 15880 kHz USB/AM with programmes of
Radio Rainbow at 08 and 12 UTC
HotRadio 09 and 13 UTC
Artem's World Music - 10 and 14 UTC
Radio Spaceshuttle-CoolAM - 11 UTC 
Friendly yours,
Dick and Spacegirlsarmy ;)

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Tues Mar 5

4026 2110 Laser Hot Hits. Stewart Ross programme. David Bowie "Jean Genie" then Focus "Sylvia". Good signal. SINPO 54444.

6285 2040 Radio Morning Star. Kinks "Lola", IDs, "Get Up and Boogie." Strong. SINPO 54444.

Heard via Twente SDR receiver

Monday, March 04, 2013

Mon Mar 4

4026 2140 Laser Hot Hits. ELO song then instrumental tune, talk about the other DJs coming up. Good via Twente SDR receiver. SINPO 54444.

Sunday, March 03, 2013

Sun Mar 3

4026 0840 Laser Hot Hits. Ian Lawrence show. Deep Dish "Say Hello," fair signal. SINPO 34333.

6200 0845 Radio Orang Utan. Peppers "Pepper Box" from the 70s, fair signal, bit of splash from Marabu. SINPO 33333.

6210 0850 Radio Marabu. ABC "Look of Love," good with strong peaks. SINPO 44433.

6220 1047 Radio Grutte Pier. Oldies, weak signal. SINPO 24332.

6245 1638 Radio Python. Stranglers "No More Heroes," QSO wit Sluwe Vos. Weak-fair. SINPO 24332.

6245 1640 Sluwe Vos Radio. Phil Collins song, QSO with Python. SINPO 34333.

6260 0835. Unid. Dance music. No IDs, possibly Soundwave testing. SINPO 34333.

6282 1145 Radio Borderhunter. "Ruby Don't Take Your Love to Town," ID then "Rose Garden." Strong. SINPO 54444.

6285 0952 Radio Scotland Int. Short test, ID, greetings, then off. SINPO 54444.

6285 1645 Radio Osaka. "Speedy Gonzales" then Dutch song. Fair signal. SINPO 34333.

6291 1750 Radio Caroline Int. Greek music, splash from Reflections Europe (6295). SINPO 22332.

6294 0948 Free Radio Victoria. ID, Dire Straits and Coldplay songs. Fair. SINPO 34333.

6307 1720 Radio Skywire. "Won't Back Down", "Sunday Bloody Sunday," ID finally at 1805 and giving out email address. SINPO 34333.

6311 1220 Radio Pandora. ID, contact details,  bluegrass music. Fair signal. SINPO 34333.

6324 1813 Radio Underground. Electro music, ID and greetings, Dutch music, mic problems. Strong. SINPO 54444.

6325 0918 Radio Merlin Int. Madness "Night Boat to Cairo." Good with strong peaks. SINPO 44433.

6449 1007 Radio Zeewolf. Renee & Renato "Save Your Love for Me," fair signal. SINPO 34333.

6450 1208 Radio Powerliner. Polka, ID, QSO. SINPO 34333.

6450 1233 Radio Black Arrow. ELO "Here is the News," QSO. SINPO 34333.

6553 1700 Radio Pink Panther. Pink Floyd "Another Brick in the Wall," good signal. SINPO 44333.

6937 0935 IMR. David Grey song, then Kate Bush "Hounds of Love," female DJ. SINPO 44433.

6960 0939 Atlantic Radio. ID jingle, MGMT "Time to Pretend." Fair signal, doesn't seem to be as strong as last time they were on. SINPO 34333.

7265 1200 MV Baltic Radio. Signing on then Rod Stewart "You Wear It Well." SINPO 34333.

7330 1157 Radio Joystick via Issouden. Signing off, strong. SINPO 54444.

Spanish 'pirates' taken off air

THE oldest radio station on the Costa del Sol has been forced to shut down.
Radio fans are upset after discovering that the 24-year-old (English language) station Coastline FM will be taken off the air tonight (Feb 28)  at 6pm.
Bosses at the radio station, based in the Axarquia, admitted that they had been forced to take the decision after being ordered to stop transmitting by the Junta.

Full story:

Source: Garry Stevens free radio board

Comment under the Olive Press story from Roy Sandgren said: "Hi, about 4,500 FM stations in Spain, Mallorca, Canarias have to switch-off if they don’t have any legal licence of broadcasting."

Saturday, March 02, 2013

Sat Mar 2

4026 1025 Laser Hot Hits. Cher "Just Like Jesse James," fair reception. SINPO 34333. 

6210 0955 Radio Soundwave. Pilot "Magic", fair signal. SINPO 34333.

6210 1608 Radio Marabu. Talk in German, jingles, rock and alternative music. Good. SINPO 44433.

6240 1800 Radio Grutte Pier. Dance music, weak-fair with strong ute QRM on 6238, best off-tuning in narrow filter. SINPO 223332.

6251 1823 Sluwe Vos Radio. "Voyage Voyage", ID jingles, bursts of utility QRM. SINPO 43433.

6285 1535 Radio Osaka. Dutch songs, fair signal. SINPO 34333.

6291 1657 Radio Caroline Int. Pop/dance music, ID jingles. Far signal. SINPO 34333.

6295 1530 Radio Flying Dutchman. Instrumental song, Dutch talk, greetings, Scandinavian song. Fair-good. SINPO 44433.

6306 1540 Skyline Radio Germany. Weak signal, music and talk just audible. SINPO 24332.

6325 1525 Radio Baken 16. "American Pie," QSO. SINPO 34333.

6395 1620 Radio Underground. Electronic music, ID and greetings, strong signal. SINPO 54444.

6449 1720 Radio Zeewolf. Country and Dutch music, fair. SINPO 34333.

6450 1005 Radio Zwarte Panter. Dutch songs, fair-good. SINPO 44433.

6452 1805 Radio Lowland. CCR "Have You Ever Seen the Rain," strong. SINPO 54444.

6553 1010 Radio Pink Panther. Transmitter fixed, Bee Gees "How Deep Is Your Love?" SINPO 34333.

6937 1015 IMR. Taylor Dean "Tell It to My Heart," ID then Beatmasters "I Can't Dance to That."

6960 1020 Atlantic Radio. Back on the air, non-stop music with occasional ID jingles. SINPO 34333.