Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

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Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by tokingmenace » Mon Nov 28, 2022 5:26 pm

Something a little diffrent to listen out for on 1512KHz AM. getting out rather well.

Playing 90's Dance and Trance.

Web stream...
http://radio.garden/listen/radio-blackb ... 2/BOofVGeO

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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by WEBB-TECH » Mon Nov 28, 2022 5:31 pm

Why are pirates called pirates...

Because they arrrhhhh!




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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by tokingmenace » Mon Nov 28, 2022 5:37 pm

What’s a pirates favourite type of music?

Rum & Bass!


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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by Zozo » Mon Nov 28, 2022 6:05 pm

Good choice 1512KHz.

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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by tokingmenace » Mon Nov 28, 2022 6:24 pm

It's making it into a few sdr's around the UK.

This one is not too bad.

http://kiwisdr-m0kwr.ddns.net:8073/

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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by mpx » Mon Nov 28, 2022 6:53 pm

I just heard Drum & Bass with MCing. On an AM station, this is quite something. Big shout to Bert and Margaret skanking out

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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by Zozo » Tue Nov 29, 2022 6:02 pm

I heard Drum & Bass too, there's been a mixture of dance music over the past half hour. Not a very strong signal into that SDR this evening, was bit better last night.

DJ / Presenters voice sounds familiar.
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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by tokingmenace » Tue Nov 29, 2022 6:41 pm

I think it's a previously aired live show / recording being re-transmitted.

I have heard repeats of links and some are featured on this Dx'ers You Tube Video, from 4 days ago.


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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by khemical_fm » Tue Nov 29, 2022 7:41 pm

Just had a listen in the car. Decent signal into Telford, Shropshire this evening. :)

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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by FMEnjoyer » Thu Dec 01, 2022 4:37 pm

Nice find thanks for sharing

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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by intheair » Mon Dec 05, 2022 5:21 pm

1494 also worth a tune at night :-)
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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by Sparki » Sun Dec 11, 2022 7:33 pm

Blimey! a dance pirate on MW! has this ever happened before? and aside from us on the forum who even knows its on? I did try to go to their website but my anti virus kicked in :/

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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by SidB2 » Mon Dec 12, 2022 5:40 pm

Most of the (not very many) medium wave pirates of recent years have been rock or oldie stations so Blackbeard is unusual in that respect. But there are plenty of AM dx-ers out there and this was quickly picked up by the logging sites. I think they've had reports from Belgium and further afield. I seem to remember one of the London stations in the late 80's trying it out on about 1404 kHz if my memory serves me correctly, just to avoid the clogged up FM band. It didn't last very long. I'd have to dig out my old Anoraks UK weekly report sheets to find out.

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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by reverend » Wed Dec 14, 2022 9:26 am

There was definitely a station in London on 1611 kHz in the late 90s. I remember hearing them in south west London but never managed to catch an ID.
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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by surefm » Thu Dec 15, 2022 11:23 am

Sounds like Dave Norris who used to run Buzz FM in Nottingham as part of the Free Radio Network in the early 90's I think

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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by Matt » Thu Dec 15, 2022 8:19 pm

Can anyone recommend a web sdr to listen to this on?

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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by Albert H » Sun Dec 18, 2022 2:31 am

reverend wrote: Wed Dec 14, 2022 9:26 am There was definitely a station in London on 1611 kHz in the late 90s. I remember hearing them in south west London but never managed to catch an ID.
In the mid-90s there were several stations that used to appear on 819kHz from time to time. There was also "Argus" on 1125kHz in South-East London, and "Pipeline" also in South-East London.
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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by tokingmenace » Sun Dec 18, 2022 4:47 pm

Matt wrote: Thu Dec 15, 2022 8:19 pm Can anyone recommend a web sdr to listen to this on?
Making into a few around the UK...

http://kiwisdr-m0kwr.ddns.net:8073/

The pre-recorded show, is now a non-stop mix with Ident's.

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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by radionortheast » Wed Jul 19, 2023 2:18 pm

I tried to hear this on our car radio during the day, couldn’t hear anything, maybe its not on during the day? it would of be nice to have a station playing dance that could be tuned to. I did often hear it back at home on an evening, you could hear every song that was been played it would fade up and down a lot, easy to listen over on radio garden, sounded a bit like a dance zone cd with other songs put between, the banter made me a bit unsure about it. I can't seen anyone else doing this, he must have a place to put a long wire, like a towerblock, I suppose he's maybe reaching more people scattered across the country who would like to listen, if you set up an fm transmitter it wouldn't reach that many people.

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Re: Radio Blackbeard 1512KHz Medium Wave

Post by Albert H » Sat Jul 22, 2023 1:23 am

Sparki wrote: Sun Dec 11, 2022 7:33 pm Blimey! a dance pirate on MW! has this ever happened before? and aside from us on the forum who even knows its on? I did try to go to their website but my anti virus kicked in :/
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