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There is another side to the HF broadcasting world - this side risks not only jail time, but also imprisonment, torture and even death to get their message out. Welcome to the world of Pirates and Clandestine Radio.
 
There is another side to the HF broadcasting world - this side risks not only jail time, but also imprisonment, torture and even death to get their message out. Welcome to the world of Pirates and Clandestine Radio.
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==Where to Find Pirates== <sup>1</sup>
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* Above the Medium Wave X Band above 1700 khz (should propagate well; underused but sometimes seen)
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* 90 Meters - 3400-3500 khz (good propagation during the winter, but sparsely used). Euros 3800-4000 khz
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* 49 Meters - 6220, 6240, 6219 and 6295 khz, plus or minus 40 khz (mostly Europirates)
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* 43 Meters - 6925 khz plus or minus for QRM. Includes over 90% of recent broadcasts
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* 41 Meters - 7375, 7465 and 7470 plus/minus 60 khz. Rarely used by pirates (beware WBCQ on 7415)
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* 19 meters - 15050 khz, plus/minus 30 khz (mostly Europirates)
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* Local FM - Worth an occasional scan at your location. Very active in some cities.
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==

Revision as of 19:27, 6 March 2011

There is another side to the HF broadcasting world - this side risks not only jail time, but also imprisonment, torture and even death to get their message out. Welcome to the world of Pirates and Clandestine Radio. ==Where to Find Pirates== 1

  • Above the Medium Wave X Band above 1700 khz (should propagate well; underused but sometimes seen)
  • 90 Meters - 3400-3500 khz (good propagation during the winter, but sparsely used). Euros 3800-4000 khz
  • 49 Meters - 6220, 6240, 6219 and 6295 khz, plus or minus 40 khz (mostly Europirates)
  • 43 Meters - 6925 khz plus or minus for QRM. Includes over 90% of recent broadcasts
  • 41 Meters - 7375, 7465 and 7470 plus/minus 60 khz. Rarely used by pirates (beware WBCQ on 7415)
  • 19 meters - 15050 khz, plus/minus 30 khz (mostly Europirates)
  • Local FM - Worth an occasional scan at your location. Very active in some cities.

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