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Author Topic: Balkan Pirates 1600- 1700 kHz at 0558 UTC January 20 2019  (Read 237 times)

Offline jcfontaio

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Balkan Pirates 1600- 1700 kHz at 0558 UTC January 20 2019
« on: January 20, 2019, 1607 UTC »
While in Dubrovnik, Croatia this weekend with my Perseus, I heard several, presumably pirate stations at 0558 UTC. Several seem quite regular as they have been heard at other times this weekend as well.

Has anyone been able to ID these before?
1630 kHz
1636
1670
1690 (very strong)

Thanks

John

Offline kris

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Re: Balkan Pirates 1600- 1700 kHz at 0558 UTC January 20 2019
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2019, 2013 UTC »
The MW 1.6-1.7 band is actively used in Europe by pirate stations GR, SB, NL.
The problem is that they are focused on national listeners and the leaders usually speak only in their national language. Usually the reception range for SWL is European, however, not many of us understand the ID given.
At the same time, many stations appear sporadically and fall silent. These more systematic stations also change their FRQ and are able to provide it to another friendly station.
Virtually the FRQ list is only valid for a few hours.
  In my QTH regularly hear 1 to 3 stations NL and GR, I rarely receive Serbian stations.      
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