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Offline Tim Bucknall

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I/Q recordings of fm pirates
« on: April 09, 2019, 1713 UTC »
Does anyone want to trade I/Q recordings of FM pirates so I can tune them and imagine iím visiting your cities ? :D

Iíve got hours of i/Q Recordings of a short lived Romanian pirate on 87.5 from somewhere in England
And an Irish pirate from Cork heard during a lift on... you guessed it 87.5!

sadly I accidentally deleted my recordings of a local Polish pirate in which you could actually hear them blow out their amplifier stage!


I can make more recordings as stations pop up

My location allows reception of Pirates in the big cities of Liverpool and Birmingham

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Re: I/Q recordings of fm pirates
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2019, 2023 UTC »
Remind me in half a year and I can make a recording of the semi local MW pirate that plays non stop Christmas music.  ;D
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Re: I/Q recordings of fm pirates
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2019, 1702 UTC »
You can hunt and peck through WBCQ's Pirate Archive list,   http://radionewyorkinternational.com/archives/pirate/   Happy hunting!!!!
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Re: I/Q recordings of fm pirates
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2019, 2209 UTC »
I think the WBCQ free radio link has been hijacked. Nothing but dubious downloads for pay to listen services. At least that is the way it looks unless I'm missing where the free radio downloads are.
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Re: I/Q recordings of fm pirates
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2019, 1336 UTC »
Remind me in half a year and I can make a recording of the semi local MW pirate that plays non stop Christmas music.  ;D

i like it!


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Re: I/Q recordings of fm pirates
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2019, 1630 UTC »
Remind me in half a year and I can make a recording of the semi local MW pirate that plays non stop Christmas music.  ;D

i like it!

Actually I heard them playing Christmas music in July on a Monday, I need to check and see if that is a regularly scheduled program .
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Re: I/Q recordings of fm pirates
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2020, 0029 UTC »
What could be more festive??
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Re: I/Q recordings of fm pirates
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2023, 1911 UTC »
Does anyone want to trade I/Q recordings of FM pirates so I can tune them and imagine iím visiting your cities ? :D

Iíve got hours of i/Q Recordings of a short lived Romanian pirate on 87.5 from somewhere in England
And an Irish pirate from Cork heard during a lift on... you guessed it 87.5!

sadly I accidentally deleted my recordings of a local Polish pirate in which you could actually hear them blow out their amplifier stage!


I can make more recordings as stations pop up

My location allows reception of Pirates in the big cities of Liverpool and Birmingham

Rx is elad FDM-S2 ant is CLP 5130 Log period on rooftop rotator

Those IQ recordings must be a big file size no? Interesting idea. I don't have an SDR to offer any trades though but I'm surprised you don't have any other takers