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Author Topic: Pirate Radio Boston 6935 AM 0248 UTC 22 FEB 2024  (Read 527 times)

Offline ✠ Blue Max

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Pirate Radio Boston 6935 AM 0248 UTC 22 FEB 2024
« on: February 22, 2024, 0247 UTC »
S7, moderate fading and noise here. Signal getting stronger around 0300 and is about 4kHz wide at its strongest.

0248 "Little Bit," Lykke Li
0251 Charlie Loudenboomer behind the mic! A test transmission. Reports to pirateradioboston[at]gmail[dot]com.
0252 "1901," Phoenix (about 30 seconds only)
0253 "Title and Registration," Death Cab for Cutie
0257 "At the Bottom," Brand New
0301 "No One Sleeps When I'm Awake," The Sounds
0305 "Little Bit," Lykke Li
0309 "I'm Not Over," Carolina Liar
0313 "The Lion & the Teacup," Bishop Allen
0316 "Microphone," Coconut Records
0321 "Vanilla Twilight," Owl City
0323 "Jesus Christ," Brand New
0328 "Love Song," 311
0332 "Boys of Summer," The Ataris
0336 "Bruises," Chairlift, brief QRM from 6933
0340 "I Miss You," blink-182

ID heard again at 0404 then OFF at 0406

Thanks for the broadcast! PRB was one of the first pirate stations I ever heard, back around 2004 or '05.

My off-air recording:
https://archive.org/details/pirate-radio-boston-6935-am-0248-utc-22-feb-2024
« Last Edit: February 23, 2024, 1735 UTC by ✠ Blue Max »
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6935 AM 0247 UTC 22 FEB 2024
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2024, 0255 UTC »
Hearing Music  sinpo 33333
0322utc "Vanilla Twilight" by Owl City
0323utc "Jesus Christ" (Radio Version) by Brand New
0332utc " The Boys of Summer" by The Ataris
« Last Edit: February 22, 2024, 0333 UTC by Paul65 »
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6935 AM 0247 UTC 22 FEB 2024
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2024, 0302 UTC »
0301 No One Sleeps When I'm Awake - The Sounds. S6/7 deep fades.
0347 Glass Danse -The Faint
0358 Oscar Wilde - Company of Thieves. fading into noise now ...
0406 Off after IDs
« Last Edit: February 22, 2024, 0406 UTC by clobdell »
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6935 AM 0247 UTC 22 FEB 2024
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2024, 0304 UTC »
0303 UTC Unid pop song...S7 peaks with moderate fading and moderate noise...audio very nice at peaks.
0305 UTC Unid pop song
0309 UTC Unid rock song
(Don't know these songs so I'm kicking back and enjoying the show!)
0318 UTC Signal has dropped down to S5 and right at the noise floor
0328 UTC Real rough copy now...that X class flare earlier stirred things up a bit!)

Here's my recording from 0303-0328 UTC:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kktUaUKf3z5dg0EYSVOVw2tbRjg6u6DB/view?usp=sharing

Thank you for the tunes PRB!
« Last Edit: February 22, 2024, 0337 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6935 AM 0247 UTC 22 FEB 2024
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2024, 0323 UTC »
quite strong on Canary Islands EA8BFK KiwiSDR and heard well into Europe, pirateradioboston@gmail.com announced, I emailed them but no reply yet :) *update- got a very kind reply*
« Last Edit: February 22, 2024, 0330 UTC by n2avh »
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6935 AM 0247 UTC 22 FEB 2024
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2024, 0328 UTC »
VG/excellent signal with alternative pop. One sounded like it might've been from a Japanese synth band. Much weaker but still copyable on the Sony 2010 and PL880 with just the whip antennas. Heard a couple of clear IDs and Charlie giving out the e-mail address via the 2010. Nice to hear PRB again!
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6935 AM 0247 UTC 22 FEB 2024
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2024, 0335 UTC »
0334: Good S7 signal playing The Boys of Summer by The Ataris.
0337: Bruises by Chairlift.
0340: I Miss You by blink-182.
0344: Always Be by Jimmy Eat World.
0348: Glass Danse by The Faint.
0350: Phantom Limb by The Shins.
0355: The Greeks Were Right by The Faint.
0401: Oscar Wilde by Company Of Thieves.
0402: Off?
0404: Back on with ids, email address and saying that was a test.
« Last Edit: February 22, 2024, 0405 UTC by myteaquinn »
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6935 AM 0247 UTC 22 FEB 2024
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2024, 0348 UTC »
Tuned in at 0346 utc on Brookfield WI sdr with weak S9 to S9+10 signal, hear rock music above low noise level, tried several other sdr's east, west and Canada but all were worse, at 0404 said it was a test transmission, at 0406 off air.   
« Last Edit: February 22, 2024, 0406 UTC by William Hassig »
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6935 AM 0247 UTC 22 FEB 2024
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2024, 0407 UTC »
Fair reception with some digital crap cochannel, with, "This is a test transmission from Free Radio Boston" several times to 04:06 UTC, then off.  That's a long way from Masset, BC (due south of Ketchikan, AK)! 
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Re: Pirate Radio Boston 6935 AM 0247 UTC 22 FEB 2024
« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2024, 1312 UTC »
Quite good here on the SDR recording, thanks!
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