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Author Topic: The Pirate Radio Broadcaster Who Occupied Alcatraz and Terrified the FBI  (Read 1159 times)

Offline sgreenstreet

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Wow!!!! Fascinating read on this, that I did last night. what I'm still trying to understand is how Trudell actually got his programming off of Alcatraz Is. Mentioned, are the stations in CA and NY, but just how did he get heard on those stations? Thinking in 1969 - 1971 tech and links then, was it phone lease-lines, pre-recorded tape, or using a FREQ as an island to mainland link? So, unless that's known, I wouldn't call him a pirate operator, but could be considered a pirate occupier for the time on the island. Still, some great, unknown, USA history that few will ever learn, unfortunately. Thanks for posting this! 
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