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Latin American Pirate / AD149 Radio 6934.9 AM 2330 UTC 16 MAR 2023
« on: March 16, 2023, 2336 UTC »
2330 UTC Fair to good signal here direct...S7 peaks and solid above the S3 noise floor with choppy fading. Unid pop ballad in Spanish
2355 UTC Signal still holding up nicely
0006 UTC Music ended, then pause. Carrier still on
0015 UTC Carrier off
Here's a 14 minute direct recording:
0045 UTC Back on when I tuned in with a lower signal/higher noise level now

0230 UTC Hearing music directly fading in and out of the noise...possibly Radio Antares-Brazil? Or relay of another station?
0240 UTC Still hearing this with some occasional announcements between songs by OM, but no copy.
(I don't recognize the songs played or the language...choppy fading)
0313 UTC "Whiter Shade of Pale"-Procol Harum  :)
0322 UTC "California Dreaming"-Mamas and the Papas
0327 UTC "You Are the Sunshine Of My Life"-Stevie Wonder
0331 UTC "Hey Jude"-Beatles (Signal faded during this song...right at the noise floor now)
0338 UTC "Baby I Love Your Way"-Peter Frampton (Signal back up now)

Here's a short recording from 0325-0343 UTC heard directly:

0122 UTC Tuned in to an unid relay of the "broken" Hudson County NJ TIS station....
0123 UTC OFF

Fixed it...thanks Molvania Poacher!

2311 UTC Mostly above the noise floor here directly on 6289.9 AM with "Sara"-Hall & Oates
(Some choppy fading with excellent sounding audio)
2314 UTC "Kodachrome"-Paul Simon
2317 UTC "Eclipse"-Pink Floyd
2319 UTC "Dancing Queen"-ABBA
(Signal has faded down to the noise floor)

QSLs Received / Radio USA relay via NAPRS eQSL
« on: March 15, 2023, 0027 UTC »
Thanks much NAPRS! It is always appreciated!  8)

0002 UTC Tuned in to "Those Were the Days"-Mary Hopkins in progress. S7 peaks here with light fading amidst local storm static
0006 UTC OM talking over the intro to a song...tough copy with the storm static here
0008 UTC "The Night the Lights Went Out In Georgia"-Vickie Lawrence (OM talking over the music but no joy on the copy)
0011 UTC OM with ID "You're listening to Hello Radio", followed by spoken word I can't make out
0015 UTC Unid rap/hip-hop song
0019 UTC OM with spoken word
0020 UTC YL with spoken word over sci fi sound effects
0022 UTC Mentions of Radio Bob?
0024 UTC OM DJ chat...more talk of Bob?
0029 UTC Mention of Radio Jamba International
0030 UTC "The Good the Bad and the Ugly" segue into Pink Floyd with OM talking about Bad Andy
0033 UTC OFF

Now that was interesting! I wish propagation had been better. Thanks Hello Radio!

2341 UTC Tuned in to "I Call Your Name"-Mamas and the Papas, followed by YL with "This is what free radio is all about...kick back and enjoy the show" (Something like that)
2342 UTC "Escape"-Rupert Holmes
2347 UTC YL with chat..."we could not do it without you", followed by "Ode to Billy Joe"-Bobbie Gentry
2351 UTC "Johnny B Goode"-Chuck Berry
2354 UTC YL with "Looks like it's time to pack up.....before that boogieman shows up", followed by "Wipe Out"-The Ventures or the Surfaris? (Live version)
2358 UTC OFF

Thanks for another round of good tunes Crapola Radio!

2328 UTC Alan Parson's tune in progress with S7 peaks with light fading

2313 UTC Tuned in to "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"-Tears for Fears at S8 peaks. Song cut off at end  :(
2324 UTC "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"-Tears for Fears started up already in progress.

Hey Zeke....here's some constructive criticism. Play the whole song. It sounds so much more professional.

2034 UTC OM with religious/philosophical discussion
2036 UTC OM with ID and todays date, then "Remember, we are all behind enemy lines"
2037 UTC OFF

Now that was different! Here's a link to my recording:

This is a reading from "Love Letter to America" by Yuri Bezmenov and can be found at this link:
Yuri Alexandrovich Bezmenov, was a former KGB officer and journalist who worked for the Novosti Press Agency and who ultimately defected from the Soviet Union to Canada. Yuri chose freedom. Writing as Tomas Schuman in Love Letter to America, Yuri describes Soviet genocidal Communism and explains how good it is to be free.

0244 UTC Unid grunge rock music-OM singer
0302 UTC "On Top of Spaghetti"  ;D
0305 UTC "Old MacDonald"

0230 UTC Unid song, then OFF at 0231 UTC

0153 UTC Sounds like Pink Floyd just above the noise with strong whipped cream aerosol ute QRM over the top. Also hearing dogs barking...Hmmm...."Dogs" by Pink Floyd!
0208 UTC OM with ID "Two Dog Radio", then OFF

0025 UTC "DX program hosted by Mr. Blue Sky"..."RUDEX"  ;D
0028 UTC Swim suit calender...RF Burns in bikini briefs
0031 UTC How to get a Radio USA QSL card...Wellsville mail drop address
0033 UTC Punk rock tune
0035 UTC OM with "We've come to the end of another broadcast...ID and postal mail drop address
0036 UTC OFF

QSLs Received / Re: Crapola Pirate Radio QSL
« on: March 14, 2023, 0020 UTC »
Also received a really nice Crapola Radio eQSL here...THANK YOU Crapola!  8)

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