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European Pirate / Charity Radio 5810 AM 2215 UTC 20 Mar 2019
« on: March 20, 2019, 2218 UTC »
2215 UTC Hearing some Irish music now. Signal is listenable with moderate fading and excellent audio..."Boys of Barr Na Sraide"-Derek Warfield & the Young Wolfe Tones (per Shazam)
2220 UTC OM DJ talk, into unid Irish instrumental
2224 UTC OM DJ talk, into another unid Irish instrumental that Shazam will no hit on.
2230 UTC OM DJ.....I believe he ID'd the name of the song. Mention of "shortwave"!
(Thanks for confirming the ID Dimbulb!)
2304 UTC Signal has faded down to just above the noise floor over that last 15 minutes
2329 UTC OM with a very clear ID! Followed by "The Palace of Versailles"-Al Stewart (Nice S7 peaks now!)
2334 UTC OFF suddenly

Thanks for the show Charity Radio and relayer!  :)

Shortwave Pirate / Re: UNID 6925 USB 2339 UTC 19 Mar 2019
« on: March 20, 2019, 2054 UTC »
Indeed!  ;D 26 months from now I wish for 2 things
1: Retire with full social security benefits
2. Still be listening to pirate radio at a time when the solar activity has greatly increased!
Hmmm.....Harry, you should have asked for a QSL! A truly unique reception!  :)

Carrier noted at 2238 UTC with some threshold audio fading up now and then since. Sounds like light jazz music....best in USB for some reason. Also hear some ute activity at times
2255 UTC "Rushmore Cafe"-Oli Silk  per Shazam  :)

European Pirate / Re: Radio Harmony 5780 AM 1559 utc 19 mar 2019
« on: March 19, 2019, 2205 UTC »
2204 UTC "Trains and Boats and Planes"-Burt Bacharach (fading up to some nice S5 peaks, but mostly at or slightly above the noise floor)
2206 UTC "True Love"-Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly
2214 UTC "Alone"-Sarah Vaughan
2220 UTC "I Left My Heart In San Francisco"-Tony Bennett  :)

Nice dinner music Harmony!  :) Wish the propagation was a little better though!

European Pirate / Re: Zeppelin Radio 7726 AM 1921 utc 18 mar 2019
« on: March 18, 2019, 2204 UTC »
2201 UTC Unid easy listening music fading in and out of the noise here(directly)
2204 UTC "Skylark"-Anita O'Day (per Shazam.....some S3 peaks!)
2206 UTC "Them There Eyes"-Carmen McRae (Per Shazam)
2210 UTC "Everytime We Say Goodbye"-Chet Baker (Per Shazam)
2214 UTC "I'm Nobody's Baby"-Mildred Bailey (Per Shazam....sounds like OM talking over the music?)
2217 UTC "Maybe I'm A Fool"-Aretha Franklin (OM still talking over the music?)
2222 UTC "Silver's Blue"-Horace Silver (Per Shazam)
(2225 UTC OM with clear "Zeppelin Radio" ID...OM talking over the music)
2226 UTC "I've Got You Under My Skin"-Mel Torme (Per Shazam)
(2227 UTC I heard the DJ say something about "? in the USA"....maybe a shoutout?  :) )
Signal still audible here at 2240 UTC while I eat some pizza for dinner! Thanks for the show Zeppelin Radio!  8)
2242 UTC Faded out or OFF? I have no carrier now

Shortwave Pirate / Re: UNID 6955 USB 2259 UTC 17 Mar 2019
« on: March 17, 2019, 2318 UTC »
2316 UTC "Dealing From the Bottom of the Deck"-Gary B.B. Coleman (Signal varying from S1 to S4....nice audio!)
2327 UTC "Driftin' Blues"-John Littlejohn
2336 UTC "Big Long Buick"-Big Joe & the Dynaflows

2242 UTC "Papa Ain't Salty"-T-Bone Walker
2244 UTC "Early In the Morning"-BB King
2247 UTC "This is Captain Morgan Shortwave", into "Can't Stop Rockin"-Fabulous Thunderbirds , followed by a rockin tune that Shazam would not ID
2257 UTC "Drank Up All the Wine Tonight"-Sticks McGhee
2259 UTC "Got To Be Funky(Everything I Do)"-Maurice John Vaughn (With an ID over the song)
2305 UTC Twilight Zone Theme/Captain Morgan Shortwave ID
2306 UTC "I Ain't Drunk"-Lonnie the Cat
2308 UTC Twilight Zone Theme/Captain Morgan Shortwave ID
2309 UTC "When It Was Wrong"-The California Honeydrops
2314 UTC OFF

Thanks for the blues tunes Cap'n! Happy St Patricks Day to you!

2124 UTC "Dorogi"-Mel'Nitsa (S3 peaks with fades towards the noise floor)

Shortwave Pirate / Irish Rose Radio 6941 USB 2127 UTC 17 Mar, 2019
« on: March 17, 2019, 2128 UTC »
2127 UTC Music intro to OM chatting....mentioned QSL for reports to koottrader@gmail.com followed by "King Arthur's Hall"-Chamonix
2131 UTC "Follow the Word"-Maire Brennan
2134 UTC "Whiskey In the Jar"-Metallica

2142 UTC "Pilgrim"-Enya
2145 UTC "Whiskey In the Jar"-The Dubliners
2149 UTC "Four Green Fields"-Dermot O'Brien
2152 UTC DJ chat
2159 UTC OFF?
2200 UTC "The Foggy Dew"-The Dubliners
2204 UTC OM talking about Ireland and the British/Irish relations
2206 UTC Brief bit of SSTV banshee and then Patrick chatting

2209 UTC "Lazy Days"-Enya
2212 UTC OM with talk and a short song about the Irish Republican Army
2213 UTC Irish Ballad sung by OM that Shazam will not ID
2216 UTC OFF again (damn banshees!)

QSLs Received / Mustang Radio eQSL
« on: March 17, 2019, 1722 UTC »
Thanks Mustang Radio! It is very much appreciated!  :)

0052 UTC "Let's Be Friends"-Lil Green
0054 UTC "A Man's Best Friend Is A Bed"-Louis Jordan
0105 UTC Signal jumped up from S4 to S7 peaks
0108 UTC "My Best Friend"-Jefferson Airplane ( It's been at least 30 years since I've heard this!  :) )

Shortwave Pirate / Toynbee Radio 6925.1 AM 0026 UTC 17 Mar 2019
« on: March 17, 2019, 0036 UTC »
0035 UTC OM with ID "Toynbee Radio" followed by "American Dream"-Screeching Weasel
0037 UTC Signal dropped down to carrier and some blasted peskie bleeding over from LSB now. Also some blasts of hissing ute station crud

Here also at 0005 UTC with tail end of ID, into "Hot In Herre"-Nelly solid above the noise floor
The composition after the Nelly song defies description! Shazam will not hit on it. Signal jumped up to S7 at 0015 UTC ( Ambient Psychedelia per Rocket chat concurrence  8) )
0026 UTC "Da' Butt"-E.U. per shazam

Shortwave Pirate / Re: Insane Radio 6950.7 AM 2254 UTC 16 Mar 2019
« on: March 16, 2019, 2332 UTC »
2330 UTC "Trouble Every Day"-Frank Zappa & Mothers of Invention  :)
(Signal is fading in and out of the noise floor with some nice S5 peaks here!)
2334 UTC OFF

2255 UTC Carrier back on again but no audio heard yet
( I have some kind of spurious carrier on the LSB, so I'm listening in USB....still nothing for certain )
2310 UTC Carrier gone...now heard on 6295! Sadly, the noise level is just too high
2318 UTC Carrier is getting weaker now
2325 UTC Carrier still weak, but solid at threshold
2327 UTC I lost the carrier....OFF?

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