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Pirate DX Weekend 11-13 March 2016

As I moved all the radios in the attic recently, my Windom (18/9m) feed doesn’t reach the rx now. To get a quick solution I throwed a random dipole from window and tested it for two nights. As the results were good, I decided to hang it today, so it is placed now between a pine and a spruce, total length around 20 metres. Some kind of MW antenna could be the next step, but FM Season 2016 is about to start within two months!

March 11, 2016 @ Uurainen (Jan-Mikael)
1645 2155 HOL: Radio Armada. S7 to a SW-antenna.
6205 1926 G/IRL: Atlantis FM. ”Friday Night – Atlantis FM”
6215 1930 UNID. Nonstop 80’s hits: Police, Irene Cara, France Gall, Nana Mouskouri, Nik Kershaw etc..
6215 2230 HOL: Radio OZ (Omroep Zuid). Techno music. Reports to Maybe not him earlier!
6265 1955 HOL: Radio Desperado, North of the Netherlands. Best signal s9+10dB. New-for-me station.
6285 1935 G: Radio Focus International (presumed).
6305 1905 HOL: Radio Mazda, Nijverdal. s9+20 dB.
6330 1716 UNID, bit before on 6320 and 6325. Abu Dhabi?
6400 2048 HOL: Blauwe Panter. S9+10 dB.

March 12, 2016 @ Uurainen (Jan-Mikael)
4920 0045 IND: AIR Chennai. ID as ”All India Radio” but not clearly local IDs. Next time better..
5860 1405 HOL: Radio Batavia. Eros Ramazzotti and ID. s5.
5952,5 2350 BOL: Radio Pío 12 (presumed). Talk in Spanish, no ID heard.
5970 2359 OMA: BBC A’seela. Covered Chinese that must have been Gannan PBS. Next time ID luck!
6015 2345 ROU: Radio Romania International. Promised QSL card in shortest time possible. Not seen here.
6070 0900 D: Radio Waves Internationale via Channel 292 s9.
6200 1440 UNID. Also China on frequency. Polkawelle logged here and later on 6232, which was also audible.
6210 1744 G: Radio Merlin International. ID.
6260 2337 HOL: Mustang Radio. s7-8
6262 1837 HOL: Zender Akenzo (presumed). Band started to close, lots of deep fading. No ID heard, familiar voice.
6265 1428 UNID.
6265 1444- BRL(?): Borderhunter Radio.
6265 1720 HOL: Ronnie AM, Emmen. ”Heaven is a place on Earth”
6280 1730 HOL: Radio Pioneer. No IDs, only nonstop music. Thanked listeners in chat.
6285 1819 UNID ”Radio Noordzee” programme retransmitted.
6295 1355 HOL: Radio Tidalwave. S9+10dB. E-mail Probably shared tx with Carmen.
6295 1725 HOL: Mustang Radio (presumed). ID by others. S9+40dB.
6295 1758- UNID. Sounds like Abu Dhabi. Again only music without ID’s. Played Suvi Teräsniska.
6305 -1347. UNID. Just closing down when I came to the frequency.
6305 1425 Radio Without Borders International/Artem World Music. Via UNID relay s9+20dB.
6305 1715 HOL: Radio Telstar International.
6316 1350 UNID. Jazz music station. OZNRH?
6325 1511 HOL: Radio Verona. Test. Over s9.
6325 1726 HOL: Delta Radio, West-Brabant. ”Radio GaGa”. Jingles.
6395 1457 HOL: Pioneer AM, Groningen. Usually on 6747. Testing new transmitter here. No ID, only music.
6940 1439 D: Radio Orion 2000.
6970 1427 I: Blue Dragon AM.

March 13, 2016 @ Uurainen (Jan-Mikael)
3903 2110 HOL: Radio Station Alice.
4920 0013 IND: AIR Chennai. Fighting with China, going over it in local sunset. Local ID at least 0103.
5960 0400 F: NHK World, Issoudun.
5970 2245 CHN: Gannan PBS, Hezuo, Gansu. ID @ 2330: ”Gannan Guangbo Dientai”, without Renmin.
6020 0005 ALB: CRI Cerrik reported a mountain climber to be dead in Trentino Alto-Adige.
6160 0158 CAN: CKZN St. John’s. ”CBC News”. No local ID but ”Saturday Night Blues” meanwhile CKZU should have ”The World This Weekend” and other programmes.
6205 0828 UNID. Atlantis FM?
6265 2030 HOL: Radio Desperado. S6 and promised to send QSL soon.
6267 0959 UNID. Only music heard. Radio Sallandse Boer was logged here.
6275 1007 HOL: Zwarte Panter, Noord-Holland.
6275 1620 HOL: Radio Verona.
6290 1605 UNID. ”Popcorn”
6295 1023 UNID. Dutch version of ”Tu vuo fa l’americano”. Logged as Integraatie Radio (Abu Dhabi alias?)
6295 -1251 HOL: NMD Radio, Nieuw Buinen. Closing down. Jingles with echo.
6295 1555 IRL: Reflections Europe. ID during bandscan @ 2112.
6300 0805 HOL: Mike Radio. ID @ 0828.
6305 0954 BRL: Borderhunter Radio. Python Radio visiting.
6320 1011 HOL: Radio Mazda, Nijverdal. ”One Two Three” by Maywood and yodel.
6325 1535 CZE: Radio Goofy.
6335 1525 HOL: Radio Joey. S9.
6910 1250 D: Radio Orion 2000. s5 in noise.
15090 1053 HOL: Black Arrow. Short test gave s7 with 100 W. ”Downtown” by Petula Clark.
15100 1110 HOL: Shortwave Papa. 15 W. E-mail S3-4 max. Audio/power test.
15120 1520 HOL: Free Radio Victoria. S4.
15660 1608 GUM: KSDA Agat. AWR -ID. Program ”Wavescan”. Great reception S9+20dB.
15890 1041 HOL: Sluwe Vos Radio. From s0 to s9 in 20 seconds. Cool fade in and ID with personal greetings.

Pirate QSL #184: Shortwave Papa from the Netherlands

Pirate QSL #185: Radio Desperado from the Netherlands

Desperado qsl

Waiting for more to come (goal 200!)

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