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Offline Radio Parade

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Re: About this forum
« Reply #30 on: June 25, 2022, 2130 UTC »
I've just seen the new name (and subtitle) of this European forum.
So it's now clear that small SW pirate and/or private  stations are welcomed here, independently of their legal status or no status or unknown status.

But it is now written that this forum is for SW. So excluding all logs below 1800 kHz ? Mixing them with the (American) MW pirate makes no great sense. Well, I have to see if there is much in that forum...
To be continued,

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Strictly speaking anything below 3 Mhz or a longer wavelength than 100m is no longer shortwave, and anything above 30 Mhz or shorter than 10 meters, is also no longer shortwave.  I have no problem with MW euro-pirate logs, if and when their reception is international and not local only. But it is true, 1600-1700 khz is no longer shortwave
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Re: About this forum
« Reply #31 on: June 25, 2022, 2134 UTC »
Since the board is 'HF' Underground, its debatable whether MF stations should be included at all; However, my feelings on the forums is that the Euro pirates should have their (our) own forum. We are totally distinct from the low power licensed private stations that some countries allow.

I believe there are enough of them to have their own forum, or maybe a sub-forum under a broadcast station main forum.

Pirates should be separate though - our parlous legal state and the situation where many of us cannot or do not maintain regular schedules does, I believe, make us more sought-after for DXers. So it would be disadvantageous for readers to have to sort through a mixed legal and non-legal forum.

H.
Don't agree with anything above.

I think Harmony does have valid points, to be honest
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Re: About this forum
« Reply #32 on: July 02, 2022, 2349 UTC »
The more specific the page is the better -- I would favor a separate list for European "AM/MW" pirates.
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Re: About this forum
« Reply #33 on: July 05, 2022, 1925 UTC »
Good evening. It's OK for me now. :P :P

Offline texas1dxer

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Re: About this forum
« Reply #34 on: August 07, 2022, 1614 UTC »
I've yet to see anyone state a clear, logical reason to include private European stations in this forum.

With Stiig's list, it's easy to ID the private stations.  This wasn't always the case.

A few guidelines about posting loggings in this forum are probably in order.  Something like these just for starters:

1.  Pirate stations broadcasting from a commercial or private station's transmitter (Channel 292 or Shortwave Service, for example) shouldn't be reported here.
2.  Pirate stations relayed by other pirate stations should be reported here.

We have a forum where the European low-power private and commercial stations can be reported, leaving this one for pirate stations only.
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Re: About this forum
« Reply #35 on: September 01, 2022, 1135 UTC »
I agree. This should be pirates only.

Small private stations can have their own.

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