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North American Shortwave Pirate / UNID 7375 2115 UTC 17 Aug 2017
« on: August 17, 2017, 2120 UTC »
Several songs are playing with a ym and m singing a song at this time. No station ID
Very Strong signal with several males singing a song stating 1992.
Signal lost at 21:57 UTC.

01:43 Song parody of "Ghost Chickens in the Sky
01:47 Spooky techno music with female speaker talking.
0135: SSTV
0155: ASWAD "Dub Fire"
0200: SSTV partial transmission
0202: Same SSTV being resent

Thanks for the show.

Unknown station playing rock songs with silence between songs.

General Radio Discussion / CONTEST REMINDER
« on: December 21, 2016, 1927 UTC »
“The Final Countdown”

Just a friendly reminder that the North American SW DX Contest, “The Final Countdown,” will be starting in a few weeks.  The Holidays are upon us and time is flying.

Remember the Contest starts at:
 00:00 UTC, 1/7/17 thru 00:00 UTC, 1/29/17.

Get your contest forms if you haven’t yet by contacting me at: broadwing56@msn.com or mail at: John P. Cooper, 734 Sally Ann Drive, Lebanon, PA 17046.

Additionally, the entrance fee is not due until you submit your final entry forms. $5.00 is the cost of entry, check, money order or cash accepted. Checks and Money Orders should be made out to John P. Cooper.

Universal Radio Inc. is sponsoring the contest and has donated really Great Prizes for 1-3rd place that will be awarded along with Certificates of Completion for all who participate with contest standing annotated on them. The NASWA, and CIDX are also sponsors of this event.
Since most of us DXers will be ready for some action after the Holidays are over this is your chance to participate in a great Contest. Support your Hobby.

Remember, the contest is open to all North American DXers regardless of membership in any club or organization. Any questions, please contact me at: broadwing56@msn.com

Greetings all,

A SW DX Contest sponsored by NASWA, Universal Radio Inc., and CIDX will be held in early January.  Contest forms can be obtained by e mailing me at broadwing56@msn.com, or by snail mail at:
John Cooper
734 Sally Ann drive
Lebanon, PA 17046

Below is the cover form for the contest:

“the final countdown”
This contest will be held from 00:00 UTC on 7 January 2017 until 00:00 UTC on 29 January 2017. It is open to all shortwave listeners in the North American region regardless of their membership in any Shortwave or Ham Radio Club.

The primary contest frequencies will be from 2300 kHz-26130 kHz. SW stations logged outside this range will not be accepted.

The fee for entering the contest will be $5.00 USD acceptable in cash, check, or money order.   Cash can be sent by mail to: John P. Cooper, 734 Sally Ann drive, Lebanon, PA 17046.  Checks or Money Orders should be made out to John P. Cooper.

POSTAGE DEADLINE DATE:  4 February, 2017 (latest date of post office cancellation).  Contest forms cancelled after that date will be returned to sender.

A Contest Certificate of Participation suitable for framing, with contest standing noted will be awarded to each individual DXer participating along with a separate list of participants and standings in the contest. Final results will be posted in the March 2017 NASWA Journal and online at various sites.
Prizes for 1st-3rd place will be awarded.

Part 1: A total of 16 random contest countries will be picked and contestants must log one valid station from each country to be awarded points. 1000 points will be awarded for each logged county and will be divided by the total number of all eligible logs for each country and rounded by 2 decimal places. (EXP: If Germany is a country and you are the only one to log it you get 1000 points.  If 6 others log the same country it is 1000/7=142.85 points per log of this country.)

Part 2:  Contestants will log as many individual countries heard consulting the NASWA Country list and SW Station definition as a guide. (Available on line at NASWA.net) A maximum of 100 points will be given per country logged.  Ham transmissions and Utility stations will not be allowed. If only you log a certain country, 100 points will be awarded. If 6 others log the same country, it is 100/7=14.28 points.

Part 3: To raise your score further-1000 Points Max. You will be given the opportunity to log North American Pirate Stations, (No Euro Pirates) with 100 Points awarded for each Pirate that you get a valid ID on divided by the number of contestants who log the same station. 10 Stations Maximum. (EXP: Yours is the only log for Boom Box Radio 100 points. If 6 others log it is 100/7=14.28 points.)

NOTE:  You must give sufficient details in your logs for them to be validated.  Logs with general notes such as “music,” “male/female talk,” will not be accepted. Try to get valid station ID’s and program translations if it is not in English.  Logs must be from your own SW equipment, not on line nets such as the University of Twente or Perseus Nets. No audio tapes will be accepted!

General Radio Discussion / NA SW DX Contest
« on: November 02, 2016, 1909 UTC »
Greetings all,

I wanted to announce that there will be a North American Shortwave DX Contest sponsored by NASWA, CIDX, and Universal Radio, Inc., starting on 1/7/17 @ 00:00 UTC. and lasting until 00:00 UTC 1/29/17. The contest is open to all North American SWLers and DXers. There is a $5.00 entrance fee with prizes for 1st thru 3rd place, and Contest Participation Certificates avaiable for all who participate. Catching Pirate Stations is one of the 3 parts of the contest.

You can get a downloadable copy of the contest form by e mailing me at: broadwing56@msn.com, or mail request to: John P. Cooper 734 Sally Ann drive, Lebanon, Pa 17046.

The station is playing a selection of 60's rock music with
The Youngbloods-Get Together
Joni Mitchell
Beatles-Norwegian Wood
Announcement with Male speaker "Stand By for Action! with CW
Unknown Group-Song We will Rock You

Other / UNID 3843 LSB 0138 UTC 23 Oct 2016
« on: October 23, 2016, 0137 UTC »
A UNID is playing nasty music on 3843 with a song stating FU I'm from Kentucky

John the Revelator at 0140 UTC
I haven't heard any ID's yet, just music.

WREC Station signon

A station just popped up on 6955 USB at 0000 on 21 May.

0004 UTC Song by Jethro Tull?

23:20 UTC -the station is playing an Old Time comedy show.
23:23 UTC- the station is fading in and out badly with audio now JBA leval

I am picking up music on 6945

Boston at 21:30
Station is coming through very poorly with a lot of noise.

North American Shortwave Pirate / THX1138 7540 AM 2045 UTC 12 Dec 2015
« on: December 12, 2015, 2047 UTC »
I am picking up a very strange station on 7540. 12/12/15
Male voice came on and stated equipment used then said back to the Skit.  
New Pirate??
Very strong signal.
Nice selection of music.
Wish he would give us an ID!

Other / Radio Havana Cuba 6870 AM 2253 UTC 9 Sep 2015
« on: September 09, 2015, 2325 UTC »
At 23:20 UTC I am picking up an unknown station playing a song with a female singer.  I am not sure of the language but it is not English.  It could possibly be Spanish?

23:26 UTC a male speaker came on and spoke in Spanish
23:27 UTC new song playing

I'm picking up some hard rock music on 6925 USB. No ID yet.

John Cooper
Lebanon, PA

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