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Author Topic: UNID 87.7 FM 24 HR Pirate Tewksbury-Lowell-MA border area  (Read 638 times)

Offline ChrisLobd

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Noted this signal several weeks ago when I got a new car radio that tunes down to 87.5. Music only, no voice. Seems a 24 HR operation. Plays alot of 1980's obscure punk rock, rock, reggae. Weekends also plays other stuff.  Best signal near Rte 38 Lowell-Tewksbury border. Signal disappears in 2 miles eat of west of that QTH.  Nice mod, clear audio. Not sure if stereo or not as new radio doesn't have a stereo indicator.
Receiver: Eton E1, JRC NRD-525, 535 and 545, Icom IC-7300
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Re: UNID 87.7 FM 24 HR Pirate Tewksbury-Lowell-MA border area
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2024, 1742 UTC »
Grab an aircheck if you can!
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Re: UNID 87.7 FM 24 HR Pirate Tewksbury-Lowell-MA border area
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2024, 2338 UTC »
atrainradio for you .....here is a 15 minute air check I made on Sunday, June 2nd, 2024 around 11 am .  Brought my trusty Eton E1 up to Hannafords parking lot and recorded it.

This is very typical of what they play, rock bands from the late 70's-early 80's and reggae.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JGO_U8_3ar6tz2hMUHEe6EZ-rQABafX2/view?usp=sharing
« Last Edit: June 02, 2024, 2345 UTC by clobdell »
Receiver: Eton E1, JRC NRD-525, 535 and 545, Icom IC-7300
Aerial: MFJ G5RV dipole
near Lowell Massachusetts - Gateway To The Merrimack Valley.
All loggings are from my QTH with my equipment unless stated otherwise.
QSL to: crlobdell1@gmail.com or
Box 80146, Stoneham, MA 02180
Amateur Radio Station: KC1IUK