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Offline buzzy buzzard

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Map or chart grouping pirate reception by area?
« on: February 22, 2020, 0420 UTC »
Hi,

Has there ever been on this board or in the wiki section any general geographical Map or table showing loggings of various hf pirate broadcasts? I am interested in knowing what pirates would be easier catches based on what quadrant or area of North America one is listening in. East Coast, Pacific North West, Midwest etc.   

I can sort of figure some of it out based on looking at loggings and the location of the poster, but sometimes I wonder what the farthest regular reception logs are for a given pirate. 
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Re: Map or chart grouping pirate reception by area?
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2020, 1648 UTC »
That's a great question. 

In theory it could be easily compiled via automated sorting of HFU logs.

In practice it can't, because people won't follow the suggesting logging title format, which is why I stopped producing my annual summary of pirate activity.

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Re: Map or chart grouping pirate reception by area?
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2020, 1837 UTC »
As part of the qsl process, privateers could ask for that info and provide it to the smolinksi kid.
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