Edmund Fitzgerald Radio

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Edmund Fitzgerald Radio is a special event shortwave pirate radio broadcast that commemorates the November 10, 1975 sinking of the Great Lakes freighter by the same name. Broadcasts include news reports of the incident and the song "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" by Gordon Lightfoot.

November 10, 2009, saw the return of this station, logged on 6923.5 kHz in AM mode, after a hiatus of unknown duration, and marked the first known time this station offered confirmations of reception reports, via electronic QSLs and e-mails, signed Captain Ernest M. McSorley, Late of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald.

Also heard in 2015. Several UNID loggings of "The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald" were heard on or around November 10th, 2018 as well. In addition, the pirate station Amphetamine Radio transmitted "The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald" followed by some commentary as a homage to the original Edmund Fitzgerald station around that same time.

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