It's been far, far too long since I've added any blog entries, whether for pirate-listening entries, restoration projects or anything else. At this point, who knows if anyone other than some spammers will see this post!
I planned to post last week, but it was the beginning of me catching COVID. I decided against posting then because it seems that many people search out those online who have it, whether to prove to everyone that COVID is life-threatening . . . or that it doesn't really exist. My personal experience is that it definitely kept me on the couch and unwilling to get up to check the radio for the past week. I hope to soon recover the bounce in my step that enables me to get back to my upstairs radio room within minutes of a station signing on.
Over the past year or two, I've picked up an AOR 7030 and had a couple of radios restored, picked up a few more radio projects, and set up a horizontal loop antenna with one of Black Cat Labs matching transformers at the heart. I've also heard a lot of pirate radio through the course of it all.
Europe via Twente Web Receiver
1611, 1910+ Steely Dan "Do It Again" "More muuuuuusic" promo, Bob Dylan "Like a Rolling Stone" live, "Remember these golden classics" promo, Supertramp "Dreamer," promo about "loving awareness"--I think this was the Radio Caroline concept?, The Who "Won't Get Fooled Again"
1665, 2123+ Schlager. VG signal. Kind of sounded like an ID of Radio Polka Boys at 2126 UTC, but my Dutch is terrible. DJ then said "this is Queen album" . . . but then into more polka, so I guess I got that one wrong, too
Indy Radio: 6930.9, 0003+ Fair signal with what sounds like electric fence interference (pop-pop-pop-pop . . .). Light pop music that I'm not identifying. Haven't heard this one on my home receiver yet