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Shortwave Pirate / UNID 6925 AM 1205 UTC 4 DEC 2021
« on: Today at 12:07 »
1205 A carrier just signed on, no audio yet.
1210 Music now, SIO 333
1222 Off

2
1140 Some sort of music way down in the noise.

3
Shortwave Pirate / UNID 6970 AM 2058 UTC 3 DEC 2021
« on: December 03, 2021, 2102 UTC »
2058 Fox News relay? SIO 333

4
Shortwave Pirate / Coastal Rock Radio 6925 AM 2100 UTC 3 DEC 2021
« on: December 03, 2021, 2101 UTC »
2100 Just signed on, SIO 333 "Smuggler's Blues"

5
European Pirate / UNID 6930 AM 2100 UTC 3 DEC 2021
« on: December 03, 2021, 2100 UTC »
2100 Just a trace of a carrier direct here in the USA.
2207 Music now, SIO 222 ?

6
European Pirate / The Vault 6985 AM 2035 UTC 3 DEC 2021
« on: December 03, 2021, 2035 UTC »
2035 Already getting audio, SIO 222? Maybe 333.

7
Utility / GMDSS-DSC Coastal Stations Received 2-3 December 2021
« on: December 03, 2021, 1226 UTC »
Time Period: 1000 UTC 2 Dec 2021 - 1000 UTC 3 Dec 2021
Receivers: Airspy Discovery for 2 MHz, my own KiwiSDR receivers elsewhere
Antennas: 500 ft northeast beverage, 120 ft T2FD, 58 ft T2FD, variable for the bands/time of day/my mood
Software: Black Cat GMDSS multi channel decoder, monitoring all 8 frequencies 24/7
Location: Westminster Maryland USA, roughly 77.0 W / 39.7 N

No new stations logged.

YYYYMMDD HHMM  kHz    MMSI      Station ID, Country
==========================================================

20211203 0048  2177.0 002241022 Finisterre Radio, Spain 5515 km
20211202 2119  2187.5 002241022 Finisterre Radio, Spain 5515 km
20211202 2121  2187.5 002470002 Palermo Radio, Italy 7450 km
20211202 2151  2187.5 002500200 Galley Head Coast Guard Radio, Ireland 5250 km
20211202 2255  2187.5 002241024 Cabo La Nao Radio, Spain 6395 km
20211202 2309  2187.5 002191000 Lyngby Radio, Denmark 6358 km
20211203 0006  2187.5 002111240 Bremen Rescue Radio, Germany 6292 km
20211203 0043  2187.5 002570300 Norwegian Coastal Radio, South, Norway 5937 km
20211203 0122  2187.5 002275100 MRCC Gris-nez, France 5954 km
20211203 0234  2187.5 002241026 Tarifa Radio, Spain 6091 km
20211203 0415  2187.5 002442000 Netherland Cg Radiojrcc Den Helder, Netherlands 6207 km
20211202 1152  4207.5 003669990 San Francisco, United States 3926 km
20211202 1207  4207.5 003669995 USCG Portsmouth/camslant (NMN), United States 343 km
20211202 1338  4207.5 003669991 RCC Boston, United States 589 km
20211202 2224  4207.5 002371000 Olympia Radio, Greece 8066 km
20211202 2237  4207.5 002241022 Finisterre Radio, Spain 5515 km
20211202 2349  4207.5 002241024 Cabo La Nao Radio, Spain 6395 km
20211202 2010  6312.0 002371000 Olympia Radio, Greece 8066 km
20211202 2146  6312.0 002711000 Yusa Radio, Turkey 8331 km
20211202 2323  6312.0 003669997 RCC Miami, United States 1598 km
20211202 2327  6312.0 003669998 USCG New Orleans (NMG), United States 1608 km
20211202 2331  6312.0 003669990 San Francisco, United States 3926 km
20211203 0149  6312.0 007251860 Valparaiso Playa Ancha Radio, Chile 8105 km
20211203 0235  6312.0 006010001 Cape Town Radio, South Africa 12754 km
20211202 1207  8414.5 005030001 JRCC Australia, Australia 17814 km
20211202 1233  8414.5 003669998 USCG New Orleans (NMG), United States 1608 km
20211202 1844  8414.5 002241022 Finisterre Radio, Spain 5515 km
20211202 1911  8414.5 002711000 Yusa Radio, Turkey 8331 km
20211202 1945  8414.5 003669997 RCC Miami, United States 1598 km
20211202 2043  8414.5 002371000 Olympia Radio, Greece 8066 km
20211202 2112  8414.5 003160023 Iqaluit Coast Guard Radio, Canada 2729 km
20211202 2139  8414.5 006010001 Cape Town Radio, South Africa 12754 km
20211202 2226  8414.5 007251860 Valparaiso Playa Ancha Radio, Chile 8105 km
20211202 2238  8414.5 002241026 Tarifa Radio, Spain 6091 km
20211203 0527  8414.5 007010003 Mar Del Plata Prefectura Naval Radio, Argentina 8871 km
20211202 1312 12577.0 002241022 Finisterre Radio, Spain 5515 km
20211202 1333 12577.0 002241026 Tarifa Radio, Spain 6091 km
20211202 1349 12577.0 003160023 Iqaluit Coast Guard Radio, Canada 2729 km
20211202 1430 12577.0 002711000 Yusa Radio, Turkey 8331 km
20211202 2323 12577.0 003669997 RCC Miami, United States 1598 km
20211202 2328 12577.0 003669998 USCG New Orleans (NMG), United States 1608 km
20211202 2331 12577.0 003669990 San Francisco, United States 3926 km
20211202 2339 12577.0 007251860 Valparaiso Playa Ancha Radio, Chile 8105 km
20211203 0534 12577.0 006010001 Cape Town Radio, South Africa 12754 km
20211203 1052 12577.0 005030001 JRCC Australia, Australia 17814 km
20211202 1142 16804.5 007010003 Mar Del Plata Prefectura Naval Radio, Argentina 8871 km
20211202 1200 16804.5 002371000 Olympia Radio, Greece 8066 km
20211202 1217 16804.5 002711000 Yusa Radio, Turkey 8331 km
20211202 1840 16804.5 006010001 Cape Town Radio, South Africa 12754 km
20211202 1943 16804.5 003669997 RCC Miami, United States 1598 km
20211202 2112 16804.5 003160023 Iqaluit Coast Guard Radio, Canada 2729 km
20211202 2329 16804.5 003669998 USCG New Orleans (NMG), United States 1608 km


8
MW Free Radio / UNID 1740 AM 2249 UTC 1 DEC 2021
« on: December 01, 2021, 2251 UTC »
And another one! 1740 this time.

Oh and I just saw someone sign on 1750 AM as well.

9
MW Free Radio / UNID 1730 AM 2245 UTC 1 DEC 2021
« on: December 01, 2021, 2247 UTC »
2245 Carrier and some trace audio. Domestic pirate, or from Greece?

10
Equipment / Can a common mode choke really help reduce RFI?
« on: December 01, 2021, 2141 UTC »
With and without a common mode choke made of 40 turns of RG-174 coax on an FT240-31 toroid core.




11
DGPS / DGPS Logs 29-30 Nov 2021
« on: November 30, 2021, 2340 UTC »
Lame.

Count    ID   ref1 ref2 kHz   Baud City                           Country              Lat      Lon      km     Deg
243      972  901  902  302.0 200  Miraflores                     Panama               8.993    -79.585  3,425  185
4829     971  903  904  307.0 200  Gatun                          Panama               9.261    -79.937  3,398  186
995      944  342  343  310.0 200  Cape Norman, NL                Canada               51.509   -55.831  2,091  44 
64       940  338  339  315.0 200  Cape Race, NL                  Canada               46.661   -53.075  2,076  60 
7210     942  340  341  288.0 200  Cape Ray, NL                   Canada               47.636   -59.241  1,671  52 
294      925  320  321  313.0 200  Moise, QC                      Canada               50.202   -66.119  1,443  32 
5        934  336  337  307.0 200  Fox Island, NS                 Canada               45.361   -61.097  1,442  59 
14890    936  332  333  319.0 200  Point Escuminac, NB            Canada               47.075   -64.8    1,278  46 
964      937  330  331  298.0 200  Hartlen Point, NS              Canada               44.583   -63.45   1,238  60 
26685    935  334  335  312.0 200  Western Head, NS               Canada               43.993   -64.67   1,124  61 
6076     939  326  327  295.0 200  Partridge Island, NB           Canada               45.239   -66.056  1,085  52 
21428    926  318  319  300.0 200  Riviere du Loop, QC            Canada               47.762   -69.606  1,073  31 
32144    927  316  317  309.0 200  Lauzon, QC                     Canada               46.821   -71.165  920    29 
35555    929  312  313  296.0 200  St Jean Richelieu, QC          Canada               45.324   -73.317  693    24 
11098    918  310  311  286.0 200  Wiarton, ON                    Canada               44.75    -81.117  656    330
20187    919  308  309  306.0 200  Cardinal, ON                   Canada               44.783   -75.417  579    12 

12
General Radio Discussion / Andromedid Meteor Outburst
« on: November 30, 2021, 1602 UTC »

13
Shortwave Pirate / UNID 6925 AM 2101 UTC 29 NOV 2021
« on: November 29, 2021, 2101 UTC »
2101 Just signed on, SIO 333

14
Utility / GMDSS Coastal Stations Received
« on: November 29, 2021, 1901 UTC »
Stations received over the past two weeks or so, via my new app Black Cat GMDSS for Windows and macOS, which is undergoing final testing now. And available for download here: https://blackcatsystems.com/software/black_cat_gmdss_decoder.html

YYYYMMDD HHMM kHz     MMSI      Station ID, Country
==========================================================
20211115 2041  8414.5 002371000 Olympia Radio, Greece
20211115 2109  2187.5 002241024 Cabo La Nao Radio, Spain
20211115 2114  8414.5 002570000 Norwegian Coastal Radio, South, Norway
20211115 2115  6312.0 003669991 RCC Boston, United States
20211115 2115  8414.5 002241022 Finisterre Radio, Spain
20211115 2117  4207.5 003160023 Iqaluit Coast Guard Radio, Canada
20211115 2119  8414.5 002711000 Yusa Radio, Turkey
20211115 2158  8414.5 006010001 Cape Town Radio, South Africa
20211115 2203  2187.5 002442000 Netherlands Coast Guard Radio, Netherlands
20211115 2207  8414.5 002091000 Cyprus Radio, Cyprus
20211115 2209  8414.5 005030001 JRCC Australia, Australia
20211115 2210  6312.0 005671000 Bangkok Radio, Thailand
20211115 2319  2187.5 002241026 Tarifa Radio, Spain
20211115 2357 12577.0 007251860 Valparaiso Playa Ancha Radio, Chile
20211116 0005  2187.5 002275200 MRCC Jobourg, France
20211116 0036  2187.5 002500200 Galley Head Coast Guard Radio, Ireland
20211116 0053  2187.5 002275100 MRCC Gris-nez, France
20211116 0136  2187.5 002191000 Lyngby Radio, Denmark
20211116 0235  4207.5 003669995 USCG Portsmouth/camslant (NMN), United States
20211116 0526  4207.5 003669990 San Francisco, United States
20211116 0635  2187.5 002500100 Clew Bay Coast Guard Radio, Ireland
20211116 1028  2187.5 003313000 Aasiaat Radio, GRL
20211116 1111  4207.5 003669997 RCC Miami, United States
20211116 2238 12577.0 007010003 Mar Del Plata Prefectura Naval Radio, Argentina
20211116 2331  8414.5 002570700 MRCC Bodoe, Norway
20211117 0212  4207.5 003669998 USCG New Orleans (NMG), United States
20211117 0221  6312.0 003669899 Kodiak Radio , United States
20211117 0854 12577.0 005146161 , Cambodia (Kingdom of)
20211117 1008  8414.5 004123100 Guangzhou Radio, China
20211117 2337  6312.0 006452700 Mauritius Radio, Mauritius
20211118 0415  2187.5 003100001 RCC Bermuda Harbour, Bermuda
20211118 0619  8414.5 005120010 Taupo Maritime Radio, New Zealand
20211118 1135  4207.5 003669993 Honolulu, United States
20211119 0216  2187.5 002570300 Norwegian Coastal Radio, South, Norway
20211119 0735  8414.5 002392000 Piraeus Radio, Greece
20211119 1920  8414.5 002070810 Varna Radio, Bulgaria
20211121 2337  2187.5 002320017 Milford Haven, United Kingdom
20211121 2357 12577.0 004122100 Shanghai Radio, China
20211122 2204  2187.5 002470002 Palermo Radio, Italy
20211122 2204  2187.5 002470119 Ancona Radio, Italy
20211122 2206  2187.5 002470133 Porto Torres Radio, Italy
20211122 2301  2187.5 002618102 Polish Rescue Radio, Poland
20211122 2331  2187.5 002570800 Vardoemrcc Bodoe, Norway
20211123 0020  2187.5 002241002 MRCC Almeria/vts Gata, Spain
20211123 0025  2187.5 002652000 Stockholm Radio, Sweden
20211123 0039  2187.5 002470121 Bari Radio, Italy
20211123 0057  2187.5 002470128 Mazara Del Vallo Radio, Italy
20211123 0250  2187.5 002320004 Aberdeen, United Kingdom
20211123 0628  2187.5 002320014 Falmouth, United Kingdom
20211123 0650  2187.5 002320001 Shetland, United Kingdom
20211123 0703  2187.5 002275000 MRCC Etel, France
20211124 0113  2187.5 002111240 Bremen Rescue Radio, Germany
20211124 0221  2187.5 002040100 MRCC Ponta Delgada, AZR
20211124 0320  2187.5 002470123 Civitavecchia Radio, Italy
20211124 0606  2187.5 002470135 Trieste Radio, Italy
20211124 0712  2187.5 002320007 Humber, United Kingdom
20211124 0721  2187.5 002320018 Holyhead, United Kingdom
20211127 2336  2187.5 002275400 MRCC La Garde, France
20211128 0110  2187.5 002275300 MRCC Corsen, France
20211128 0216  2187.5 002320010 Dover, United Kingdom
20211128 0517  2187.5 002570500 Floroemrcc Stavanger, Norway
20211128 2215  2187.5 002241004 MRCC Valencia, Spain
20211129 0000  2187.5 002320021 Belfast, United Kingdom
20211129 0110  2187.5 002630100 MRCC Lisboa, Portugal
20211129 0209  2187.5 002713000 Oren Radio, Turkey

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Shortwave Pirate / Burry Cookie Hour 5185 AM 1850 UTC 28 NOV 2021
« on: November 28, 2021, 1851 UTC »
1850 About an SIO 444
1909 ID, back to the music.
1956 Off after National Anthem







Sorry for the poor quality SSTV pics, I used my KiwiSDR instead of Black Cat SSTV 🙂

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