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Post by radionortheast » Sun Mar 24, 2024 7:56 pm

what is this station, I know that it is dutch, it is really strong on a night, I just found it funny last night he was sending a shout out to Nigel, there was someone on here with that name. :lol: Anyway you could hear everything he was saying, it was in dutch so you couldn’t understand it, apart from when he was talking about Nigel I liked the old eurotops that was playing on 1629 the other night too, 8-) the polka that is coming over desi radio too. It is quite sad in away in the uk, lot of the people who used to set up pirates didn’t bother after the year 2000.

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Re: 1656khz

Post by outis » Mon Mar 25, 2024 12:23 pm

I listed to it too. Except 1656, here were others on 1611, 1620, 1629 all Dutch apparently.
In the UK the scene was - as I understand - different.
Now there are only a few listeners and there may be legal consequences.
In Europe, while the listeners are also not many, there are hardly any legal consequences making the hobby worthwhile for those attracted to it.

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Re: 1656khz

Post by FMEnjoyer » Tue Mar 26, 2024 11:51 am

1656 is definitely one of the stronger ones along with 1630, funny how we all show a different frequency all those
not quite fully stable rigs. They come in well at the moment high SFI lots of sun spots facing us at the moment
helps all those hops even the short ones.

Nigel might be the MW Dutch pirates blogger, he seems to know as much as there is to know about them.

The more we listen the more they will be on, at least some one is still bothering with real pirate radio.

I am sure they have clocked our enthusiastic posts on Radionecks as well given the numbers reading them.

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Post by LeeCavanagh » Fri Mar 29, 2024 10:05 am

Anything on? I’m not getting anything, should these be listenable in the nw of england?
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Post by FMEnjoyer » Fri Mar 29, 2024 5:12 pm

Main times are evenings UK time 7pm onward, remember clocks go forwards on Sunday though, as soon as the sun sets that is a good time to start listening. Mornings you will not hear much.

Main evenings seems to be Sat and Sun but might be something on this evening not sure. Nothing heard yet this evening.

Yes you should be ok to hear them given decent conditions anywhere in the UK.

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Post by outis » Fri Mar 29, 2024 6:55 pm

Nothing on 1656 so far, but the Dutch on 1638 with German folk/polkas is audible right now although the signal is weak and often fading, it usually gets progressively better and goes off air around 11pm GMT.

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Post by LeeCavanagh » Fri Mar 29, 2024 7:01 pm

i hear voice of hope on that frequency, in arabic 1638
Scratch that, nothing on 1638, the sbove was 6138
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Re: 1656khz

Post by outis » Fri Mar 29, 2024 8:31 pm

LeeCavanagh wrote: Fri Mar 29, 2024 7:01 pm i hear voice of hope on that frequency, in arabic 1638
Scratch that, nothing on 1638, the sbove was 6138
Right now I can hear the "usual Dutch" on 1611 & 1620 playing pop and the mentioned above on 1638 - then the music 1638 went quiet and the same music was heard on 1629. Nothing on 1656, reception from the Gatwick area(Surrey), on a Roberts RD25 - the ferrite rod antenna is sufficient but for better sound I use an active antenna.

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Post by FMEnjoyer » Fri Mar 29, 2024 8:52 pm

Evening, yes 1612, 1622, 1636, and 1656 I can hear, they seem to be the strongest overall I hear those on the ferrite rod Sony
in the south east here. Not very clear right now though. As with most skip some days better than others.

1636 stromgest and sounding quite good at the moment some kind of 50's cowboy style song with harmonica

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Post by FMEnjoyer » Fri Mar 29, 2024 9:29 pm

1636 doing well, good voice sound with an echo

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Post by LeeCavanagh » Fri Mar 29, 2024 10:47 pm

I must get an outdoor am antenna , sometimes just plugging any old wire works but i’m getting nothing on those frequencies, on my SDR , will find my portable am radio and see if that has better luck , post any clips if you have any
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Re: 1656khz

Post by radionortheast » Fri Apr 12, 2024 2:33 pm

heard him play albatross at 19:50 last saturday, not heard that song except for in my own collection, i’ve not heard him since then, seems to gone abit quiet, 8-) maybe lighter evenings, not the mad stuntman but the mad dutchman :lol: , I could hear something around 1683 at the sametime, but couldn’t tune to it because it wasn’t on the 9khz spacing.

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Re: 1656khz

Post by FMEnjoyer » Fri Apr 12, 2024 8:12 pm

beutiful track, quite a sad one.

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