Any pirates in Greater Manchester area?

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Any pirates in Greater Manchester area?

Post by oldthreads » Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:00 pm

Hey Guys, Great forum, and I'm glad to have joined it. I used to operate in Rochdale, near Littleborough, on 99.7 back in the mid 90s for about a Year until we nearly got caught. Happy Days! It was IBC, 104.4 I think, and some other station that ignited the flame for me. Anyway, are there any pirates still operating around the Manchester/Cheshire area?

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Re: Any pirates in Greater Manchester area?

Post by mixfm » Tue Feb 03, 2015 6:07 pm

was in manchester today. nothing pirate wise, did have a listen to peace fm thou,

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Re: Any pirates in Greater Manchester area?

Post by teckniqs » Tue Feb 03, 2015 7:02 pm

The only station left in Manchester is Irie 105.8, they have been going for years but only cover a small area due to their very low TX site. They're always on during the weekend and most weekday evenings.

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Post by MiXiN » Wed Feb 04, 2015 11:51 am

Miss that Mixology 101.4 that I heard once last Summer -had a great 90s playlist and the Gary Vandalise DJ was shit hot.

I can't even hear that Irie effort on high ground within a few miles as it gets completely swamped by 105.9 over in Liverpool. :roll:

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Re: Any pirates in Greater Manchester area?

Post by teckniqs » Wed Feb 04, 2015 7:42 pm

Irie only really covers their own areas like Old Trafford, Hulme, Moss Side, Whalley Range and Longsight. When I lived in Chorlton 105.9 used to interfere with them and that's only about 2 or so miles away from them.

...When they used to leave their rig on I switched a band one on and linked into it a few times for a laugh. Also did it to Buzz 88.1 when they weren't linked. :D

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Post by dancemusicdj » Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:33 pm

MiXiN wrote:Miss that Mixology 101.4 that I heard once last Summer -had a great 90s playlist and the Gary Vandalise DJ was shit hot.

i agree, decent station. completely gone now, website and all, shame. seem to be around for years on and off, so i suspect they will be back again sometime

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Re: Any pirates in Greater Manchester area?

Post by TekMcr » Sat Jan 09, 2016 12:43 am

First time doing a band scan in a long long time before on the way to the takeaway ha . Picked up Blitz on 100.7 crystal clear, no rds but dj was live.

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Post by shuffy » Sun Jan 10, 2016 1:02 pm

Ha ha, I thought Blitz had given up.

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Re: Any pirates in Greater Manchester area?

Post by TekMcr » Sun Jan 10, 2016 1:50 pm

On again last night , seem to just run for a few hours in the night and switch off. Probably running direct I'm guessing at. Still though hearing something on makes me feel that bug again lol

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Post by shuffy » Sun Jan 10, 2016 4:38 pm

TekMcr wrote:On again last night , seem to just run for a few hours in the night and switch off. Probably running direct I'm guessing at. Still though hearing something on makes me feel that bug again lol
It does doesn't it... I couldn't possibly comment on how he's running :whistle
Haven't heard this in ages, but then again I haven't really been looking. Had a quick listen yesterday evening after I saw your post but nothing, probably too early. I'll try later tonight after nine.

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Re: Any pirates in Greater Manchester area?

Post by TekMcr » Sun Jan 10, 2016 9:13 pm

Yeah nothing on the dial tonight, just checked in the car. Maybe try next Friday night. Their audio was nice and crisp, mic a touch loud but not ott. Mostly hiphop/rnb and oldskool dance I heard.

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Post by shuffy » Mon Jan 11, 2016 6:23 pm

:o :o :shock: :shock:

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Re: Any pirates in Greater Manchester area?

Post by teckniqs » Mon Jan 11, 2016 7:54 pm

He's been misbehaving again. :twisted:

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Re: Any pirates in Greater Manchester area?

Post by TekMcr » Mon Jan 11, 2016 8:02 pm

Good stuff mate. Like I said was sounding solid out & about. Dropped you a text in too. Big up for keeping it moving.

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Post by EcLiPsE1007 » Mon Jan 11, 2016 8:05 pm

Ahh so that was you on the text yeah i remember now lol all good bro nice one ;)

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Post by shuffy » Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:02 pm

teckniqs wrote:He's been misbehaving again. :twisted:
Haven't we all mate...

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Re: Any pirates in Greater Manchester area?

Post by MiXiN » Tue Jan 12, 2016 12:59 am

I'm sorry I missed this - I remember Blitz from back in the day. Good station.

Any plans on coming back on, or was it a flash in the pan like Mixology last year?

There's nothing whatsoever to listen to here in Greater Manchester these days.

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Post by teckniqs » Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:12 am

shuffy wrote:
teckniqs wrote:He's been misbehaving again. :twisted:
Haven't we all mate...
It has been known....lol :whistle

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Re: Any pirates in Greater Manchester area?

Post by pirateaddict » Thu Jan 14, 2016 4:56 pm

Lololol...love it..who were that? I imagine ya could get away with that for a while up ere...

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Re: Any pirates in Greater Manchester area?

Post by teckniqs » Thu Jan 14, 2016 6:15 pm

Haha...Yeah it seemed to be the norm around Moss Side so I thought why not! Was only for one day though unlike a few others running every day with massive house stacks like that. :D

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