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Offline ChrisSmolinski

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If you thought pirate radio activity was high last night...
« on: November 01, 2013, 1511 UTC »
... you were right. 28 transmission reported:

Chris Smolinski
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Re: If you thought pirate radio activity was high last night...
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2013, 1534 UTC »
RE: 6925 USB / With one OP sliding into their programming,  complimenting the previous program and their OP, for example: from Renegade Radio nito Twangy Radio it was seemless and organized to say the least.
« Last Edit: November 02, 2013, 0110 UTC by RCCI »
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Re: If you thought pirate radio activity was high last night...
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2013, 1538 UTC »
Dunno the reason, but pesc activity seemed very low, at least as heard here.
Joe Farley, Near Chicago
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Re: If you thought pirate radio activity was high last night...
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2013, 1851 UTC »
A big "thanks" to all those ops last night for keeping us entertained.  What a great turnout!

Nothing noted however on 1710 last night except the usual occupants, just in case anyone is keeping track :-)

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Re: If you thought pirate radio activity was high last night...
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2013, 1901 UTC »
A big "thanks" to all those ops last night for keeping us entertained.  What a great turnout!...

DITTO!! :)
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Re: If you thought pirate radio activity was high last night...
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2013, 1933 UTC »
A big "thanks" to all those ops last night for keeping us entertained.  What a great turnout!

Nothing noted however on 1710 last night except the usual occupants, just in case anyone is keeping track :-)



Yes thanks to all ops. Though I missed XFM for some reason. But anyhow, I had one ear tied to the Pirate Radio MW Clear Channel 1710, and nothing heard but the usual suspects.
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Re: If you thought pirate radio activity was high last night...
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2013, 0141 UTC »
It was one of the best Halloween broadcast nights I can remember for some time, (even the 80's had numbers, but not like this!
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Re: If you thought pirate radio activity was high last night...
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2013, 1151 UTC »
It's great to have this kind of variety to choose from, though it does make it hard to keep a decent log!  :D
Wish it was this active on a more regular basis (propagation permitting of course).

Thanks to all the stations who run the risk & foot the expense to keep us entertained!!
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Re: If you thought pirate radio activity was high last night...
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2013, 1210 UTC »
I wish I had been able to join in the festivities, but I was in hospital  :'( and unable to broadcast. However, plans are afoot to broadcast this evening sometime around 2100 UTC.

Does anybody have any SDR or other audio recordings for me to listen to from the night in question?
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