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Offline Andrew Yoder

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2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« on: March 31, 2019, 2215 UTC »
2017-2018 Pirate Radio Annual is done and I've received the copies back from the printer already! This edition is 308 pages and contains an audio CD-R (playable on standard CD players) with clips from 87 different pirate stations from around the world, nearly all from 2016 and 2017. This edition contains 181 illustrations and entries for approximately 307 stations reported in North America in 2016 and 2017 (280 North American shortwave stations and 27 from Europe and South America).

It also contains some "articles" on the Common and Precious Beacon, Radio Pirana International from South America, and upcoming Global HF Pirate Weekends/propagation for reaching different parts of the world.

This edition will cost $20 ($16.50 + $3.50 shipping) in the U.S. I took the packed book to the post office for the international shipping cost and was shocked to discover that it will cost $24 to ship it anywhere in Europe (so, $38.00 = $16.50 + $21.50 to Europe) I'll eat a couple dollars of the cost because the shipping is so high. It's so expensive that it will soon pay for airfare to Europe just to deliver copies!

This price is good for the next month (up through 5/1/2019). I'm not sure if I'll keep the price the same or raise it at that time.

Please send check or money order to:

Hobby Broadcasting
PO Box 109
Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214

or send the money via PayPal to info [at symbol] hobbybroadcasting.com. If you trust that I won't run off with the money to Sealand, please use the "Friends and Family" option so that PayPal won't charge a fee.

4/2 update: One final note about ordering via PayPal: Could you please include your shipping address with the PayPal order? The PayPal messages haven't included addresses and when I sign into PayPal and click on the "more information about this transaction," the address still isn't coming up. So, I've been e-mailing people for addresses, which could delay shipping.

« Last Edit: April 03, 2019, 0242 UTC by Andrew Yoder »
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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2019, 1338 UTC »
Money sent! The Pirate Radio Annual is awesome, everyone in the hobby should support what is obviously a huge effort on Andy's part.
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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2019, 1950 UTC »
Well said Beerus. My check is the mail .
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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2019, 2147 UTC »
My order is in, thanks Andrew. This is the first time I've gotten one, looking forward to it!
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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2019, 0245 UTC »
Thanks for the support--hope you like the new edition. I expect that anyone who has ordered will receive their copy either late this week or early to mid-next week (one batch went out yesterday & another is going out tomorrow)
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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2019, 1518 UTC »
Andy - as they say "the check's in the mail".
Thx!
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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2019, 1927 UTC »
Ordering my copy now! Thanks Andrew  :)
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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2019, 0216 UTC »
I ordered as well. And gladly, as for a long time now have been checking frequently for news on the next version. Think I'm addicted to PRA.

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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2019, 1420 UTC »
I've ordered as well, and made this a sticky topic so everyone will see it. Thanks for all the hard work you do, Andrew!

(And I know what you mean about the insane international shipping rates, I can't sell several of my products outside the USA because the shipping cost would be 2x the price of the actual item)
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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2019, 0040 UTC »
 My copy arrived today. In what little I've been able to  scan through i can say another job well done. Thanks  Andy
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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #10 on: April 09, 2019, 1014 UTC »
Paypal sent a couple days ago. Can't wait to receive it.
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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #11 on: April 10, 2019, 0117 UTC »
Received yesterday and after a quick thumb through it looks as good as Andrew's other books. Will spend some quality time with it this weekend. Thank you for all of the hard work that you put into your books.
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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #12 on: April 10, 2019, 1648 UTC »
My copy arrived today - thanks, Andy! Looks like a really good read for a rainy weekend.

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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #13 on: April 11, 2019, 1515 UTC »
Received my copy the other day also. Looks great, good job as always Andrew!  ;D
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Re: 2017-18 Pirate Radio Annual now available
« Reply #14 on: April 13, 2019, 2355 UTC »
The check, as they say, is in the mail!
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