Author Topic: Newport Pirate Radio 87.9 FM 1400+ UTC 11 May 2018  (Read 296 times)

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Newport Pirate Radio 87.9 FM 1400+ UTC 11 May 2018
« on: May 11, 2018, 2222 UTC »
1400- obscure Doors tune, mellow rock music by an unknown OM singer. Fair reception at best with signal fading in and out at times.

 I took a ride with my Dad this morning to pick up some fencing and garden supplies in North Kingstown. Tuned the truck radio to 87.9 and heard NPR in the Wickford/North Kingstown area of Rhode Island direct for the first time! I havenít had any luck hearing them at my home QTH in Warwick despite several attempts. This is only my second reception of an FM pirate station, pretty cool! 😄
Grundig750/ICOM IC7200/KenwoodTS450/RTLSDR/SDRPlay1&2 w/SDRUNO/StudioOne/Yaesu FTDX3000/TecsunPL880
Dipole up 35 ft into MFJ1020C active antenna/MFJ VersaTuner2
135 ft dipole up 45 ft
40m dipole/160-6m CarolinaWindom up 40 ft
Slinky up 20 ft

Joe Filipkowski JR