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Author Topic: If you think there's been more pirate activity during the shutdown, you're right  (Read 3069 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Here's a graph showing the number of unique pirate logging threads on the HFUnderground.com

Each thread represents a different shortwave pirate radio broadcast. The red bars on the right are the number of broadcasts during the shutdown per day. I've also drawn in green the average number of broadcasts per day during the month before the shutdown (6.9 per day) as well as during the shutdown (12.2). As you can see, activity is up 77%. This past weekend was extremely active, setting records.

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Well I've done my bit help you suffering people out *chuckles*

How many of these stations are new people?
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Thats awesome, i knew our government was good for something
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It's been a regular pirate gold mine lately!
Hard to keep a decent log with so much activity   :^)
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Yes, lots of NAM pirates...

And a lone and plucky Brit doing his best to keep the British end up!
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Thanks Chris for that information! It's very interesting...   ....Steve
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