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Author Topic: Welcome FM Free Radio Enthusiasts!  (Read 9768 times)


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Welcome FM Free Radio Enthusiasts!
« on: April 01, 2011, 2109 UTC »
HFU, the premier site for all things radio, now has a board for posting items of interest to Free Radio enthusiasts who frequent the FM bands. We had noticed that there was a glaring lack of a place like this for FM pirates and others who are interested in this topic, so, as is always the case, HFU has moved to fill this gap as a service to the entire radio community.

Welcome, and we hope that you will join us in sharing the HFU love!

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Re: Welcome FM Free Radio Enthusiasts!
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2011, 0712 UTC »
Can I put in a plug for Radio Brandy?  I hope so, I'm putting in a plug for Radio Brandy.  All I know about LPFM is I managed to burn up the FM kits I tried back in the 1990s.  If I was to try again I'd start with someone who seems to know what he's talking about.  That'd be Steve and these folks: http://www.radiobrandy.com/
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Re: Welcome FM Free Radio Enthusiasts!
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2011, 1058 UTC »
Thank you!

Most pirates I know N. of 49 are FM'ers.


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Re: Welcome FM Free Radio Enthusiasts!
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2011, 0937 UTC »
A Nice Little Cub: http://tinyurl.com/7watt-FMTX

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Nifty CZH050 transmitter on eBay
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2011, 1504 UTC »
There is a little nifty 0.5 watt xmtr for local pir8ting on eBay - look for the "CZH-05A" model or "CZH-05B" unit(s) and also, search Google for these model numbers, and you will get to the links/seller.

The prices are not too bad, considering just a few years ago quality, pre-built units were much scarcer.

Also check out "Broadcast Warehouse" in the UK...

Happy FMing!


PS - build a "J" antenna - works a few dB better than a 1/4 wave groundplane...

corrected my vlfradio 02 June 11

« Last Edit: June 02, 2011, 1925 UTC by vlfradio »

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Re: Welcome FM Free Radio Enthusiasts!
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2011, 2053 UTC »
Thanks for the links everyone...