Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Logs of Wednesday 31st May 2017

1638 @ 1957 Bluebird - 35434 “Baby Hold On”, Dutch music, polka style music
6220 @ 2015 Laser - 45434 “My Brave Face” by Paul McCartney
6300 @ 2019 Merlin - 34433 “Brass In Pocket” by The Pretenders
1670 @ 2025 Wilskracht - 2-33333 Co-channel with Eastern European station, “Als Jij Niet Kiezen Kan” by DJango Wagner, 35433 on peaks
1620 @ 2034 Mexicano - 44434 “Sultans of Swing” by Dire Straits, ID, radiomexicano@hotmail.com
1629 @ 2054 Noordzee - 3-45434 Reporting to previous stations, ID and Dutch music
6290 @ 2113 Panda - 35434 Relaying Spanish (internet) stream of Radio Panda, “Doesn’t Mean Anything” by Alicia Keys

A index = 7, K index = 0 @ 2029 UTC

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Logs of Tuesday 30th May 2017

6220 @ 1947 Laser - 35434 Laser HH ID jingle, “Rhythm Of The Night” by Fatback Band
6305 @ 1952 Merlin - 35434 ID, “Brown Eyed Girl” by Van Morrison, “You To Me Are Everything” by Real Thing
6295 @ 2020 Montferland - 45434 “Africa” by Peru, 1 2, greets to me, “Living On Video” by Trans X 

A index = 10, K index = 1 @ 2125 UTC

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Logs of Sunday 28th May 2017

Thunderstorm crashes and crackles, as well as no UK or near Europe short skip made listening a challenge this evening.

1646 @ 2120 Barones - 35434 Dutch music, “Daldeejen” by Normaal
1655 @ 2126 Snowman - 23332 Thunderstorm static (very strong), “Swimming Into Deep water” by Don Rosenbaum

A index = 14,  K index =  2 @ 1947 UTC
Borderhunter Summer Meeting 2017 information

Hi Free Radio and pirate fans! It's already time for another one! On Friday the 30th June; Saturday the 1st and Sunday the 2nd of July, everyone of distinction in the scene meets once again – both listeners and stations! On this particular weekend, it is planned that the next Borderhunter summer meeting (well-known and well-loved across Europe) will take place. Only those who already know about this fantastic meeting understand what those who stay at home miss.

As in every year, the question of where to stay overnight is no problem! You can stay in a car, tent, caravan, hotel, B&B or at the accommodation at the camp site (complete with beds, but bring a sleeping bag) – everything can be brought along, as everything is provided for. The meeting begins officially on Saturday, as usual. In addition, every year many hobbyists travel on Friday, which the boss of the organisation also has no problem with. Everyone is always most cordially welcome at any time!

You can safely leave your picnic basket at home with your mother – the selection of meals and drinks is so vast, that you will be a little bit heavier when you return home on Sunday! All this and more is at affordable prices. However in order not to drive the meeting organisation into financial ruin, there is a small contribution of 2 Euros per person which is obligatory.

Radio Borderhunter will organise a meeting for friends of the free radio and pirate hobby that is not only unique, but will also remain unsurpassed – that we promise all hobbyists! In order that we can better plan, we request that you let us know when you are coming, in advance if possible. As we want to make sure that we have enough food beforehand, for example.

Reservations, applications and questions should be directed to the following e-mail address: summermeetingtime@hotmail.com or to PO Box 2702, 6049 ZG Herten, The Netherlands.
The exact route to the meeting in NL will be given in advance. Most of you will know it from previous years. Our motto for this meeting, as always is: come, see, be amazed and feel at home.

All free radio friends are cordially welcome at the BORDERHUNTER SUMMER MEETING on the 30th June until the 2nd of July 2017!!!

Saturday, 27 May 2017

Logs of Saturday 27th May 2017

6282 @ 2020 Akenzo - 45444 “The Final Countdown” by Europe, greets to me @ 2034
6220 @ 2022 Laser - -3-45434 Laser ID, “So Good” (Goldhouse remix” by Ty Dolla Sign, Zara Larrson
6320 @ 2024 SRG - 2-34222 Skyline Radio Germany, chat in German & English, email, instrumental music
6303 @ 2027 Enterhaken - 25332-3 “Beds Are Burning” by Midnight Oil
6235 @ 2029 RWI - 25222 ID and chat in English, “Lost In Ireland” by The Bellamy Brothers
1645 @ 2038 Melkbus - 25222 Peaks  to 35333, “Everybody Needs Somebody To Love” by The Blues Brothers, Id in Dutch, Greets to me, “Pop Musik” by M, testing new antenna, 35434 @ 2105 
1655 @ 2101 Scotland (RSI) - 2-35333 The Who, RSI ID in English, “Wasteland” by The Mission
1629 @ 2122 Bluebird - 35444 “Dans Nog Eenmaal Met Mij” by The Fouryo’s, 45544 @ 2128
1667 @ 2126 Batavier - 34333 “Good Lookin’ 60” by Vitesse
6300 @ 2133 Scotland (RSI) - 45434 “Gloria” (Live) by U2, ID in English and announced CD after 1 more record, "Du Hast" by Rammstein

A index = 9, K index = 2 @ 2132 UTC

Friday, 26 May 2017

Logs of Friday 26th May 2017

6423 @ 1940 Studio 52 - 25322-3 “Jack of Diamond” by The Walkers
6220 @ 1942 Laser - 32333 Strong utility, “How Can I Love You More” by M People. At 2115 the utility had gone and signal was 35434 - 45434 with "Hallucinations" by R3hab ft RITUAL
1655 @ 2016 Wilskracht - 24332-3 Instrumental music, “Mano” by Maywood
1638 @ 2029 Mustang - 34444 “Get It On” by T. Rex
6390 @ 2036 Blauwe Panter - 35433 ID and talk in Dutch & English, announcing soon to CD
6260 @ 2040 Enterhaken - 25332-3 ID and jingle in English, 
1645 @ 2044 Relmus - 34434 “Green Onions” by Booker T & The MGs
3910 @ 2047 Borderhunter - 45434 “Python” operating with Borderhunter, ID and chat in Dutch, “Rhythm Is A Dancer” by Snap!
1670 @ 2104 Digitaal - 35444 ID and chat in Dutch, classic Dutch music

Summer Meeting 2017 details will be on the Blog very soon... probably in the next day or two!

A index = 4, K index = 0 @ 2048 UTC

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Logs of Thursday 25th May 2017

5880 @ 1914 R 319 - 35333 “Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” by Bachman Turner Overdrive, ID, CD
6220 @ 1917 Laser - 35333 “Keep On Movin’ On” by MC Lyte ft Xscape
6725 @ 1922 Pioneer - 35434 “The Rush Original Edit” by Sensation
6390 @ 1952 Mr Cash - 35333 ID several times, greets to me, instrumental music, “Blommenkinders” by Armand @ 2008
3910 @ 1958 Borderhunter - 45434 “Sultans of swing” by Dire Straits, ID and talk in Dutch, thanks to me
3900 @ 2014 CWR - 25322-3 ID and chat in English and German, “You Shook Me All Night long” by AC/DC @ 2101
1614 @ 2023 Bluebird - 35444 “Medley” by Gebr. Grimm
1646 @ 2025 Schaduwjager - 35444 Music (not identified) then CD at end... heard about 15 seconds 
5890 @ 2027 Batavia - 35434 “Ramaya” by Afric Simone
1635 @ 2031 Rebel AM - 25222 Peaking up to 25333, then faded down, “Harlekino” by Imca Marina
5830 @ 2050 Panda - 35333 “The Joker” by The Steve Miller Band, Hello to me, “Part Of The Union” by The Strawbs, change to 5810
6265 @ 2055 AWRS (Alex Warner) - 24222 “Meine Eigenen Wege” by Heinz Rudolf Kunze
6423 @ 2058 Studio 52 - 25322-3 “Standing In The Twilight” by Maywood

A index = 4, K index = 1 @ 2127 UTC

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Logs of Wednesday 24th May 2017

6290 @ 1936 Ronalisa - 24222 Most above the noise level, “Maar Eens Zijn We Samen” by Henk Janssen
6220 @ 1939 Laser - 35434 “Wot” by Captain Sensible
5800 @ 1941 R 319 - 35333 “Piece Of My Heart” by Big Brother & The Holding Company 
6875 @ 1943 Europe - 24222 Peaks @ 35333, chat in Italian, “The Sound Of Music” by Dayton
3925 @ 1946 Mike - 35434 QRM on frequency, Mike R ID, “Sail Away (Orinoco Flow)” by Enya
6210 @ 2046 Panda - 35333 “Why Can’t We Live Together” by Timmy Thomas, “Sandokan” by Oliver Onions

A index = 8, K index = 1 @ 2018 UTC

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Logs of Tuesday 23rd May 2017

6220 @ 1928 Laser - 35434 “Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey” by Paul & Linda McCartney
4915 @ 2038 EDMR - 35333 “Hot Stuff” by Donna Summer
5800 @ 2047 R 319 - 35333 Music, ID jingle in English & announcing CD
1640 @ 2124 Proffessor Sikbok - 35444 Reporting to other station, instrumental polka style music, IKD
1620 @ 2129 Batavia - 35444 ID and chat in Dutch & English, “Prince Charming” by Adam & The Ants

A index = 8, K index = 2 @ 2136 UTC

Sunday, 21 May 2017

Logs of Sunday 21st May 2017

5890 @ 1909 Batavia - 35434 “Little Talk” by Of Monsters & Men
1611 @ 1914 Odynn - 24232-3 Instrumental music, ID @ 1918
6220 @ 1919 Laser - 3-45434 “For America” by Red Box, chat by deejay in English
3905 @ 1931 Skyline - 35333 “African Baby ” by G. G. Anderson
6305 @ 1938 Underground - 35433 “Tom’s Diner” by DNA ft Suzanne Vega, ID and greets to me
4915 @ 1953 EDMR - 35434 “Take A Chance On Me” by ABBA
1647 @ 1956 Witte Tornado en Lady - 35333 Lady talking in Dutch & giving phone number, polka style instrumental music
1620 @ 2105 Spanningzoeker - 35434 ID and chat to listeners, “Uno Paloma Blanca”, “Geh Nicht In Die Stadt” by Juliane Werding
6285U @ 2118 BarraQuda - S9 “Mr. Blue Sky” by Electric Light Orchestra
5810 @ 2124 Panda - 35333 “The Joker” by Steve Miller Band, "Little Man" by Sonny & Cher (Italian version)

A index = 24, K index = 2 @ 2108 UTC

Saturday, 20 May 2017

Logs of Saturday 20th May 2017

1646 @ 1957 Barones - 35434 ID, singing! and chat in Dutch, Dutch music
6220 @ 2004 Laser - 35433 “A Design For Life” by Manic Street Preachers
6260 @ 2007 Mazda - 35433 Dutch music, “Night In White Satin” by The Moodyblues @ 2014 and 45434
6285U @ 2011 Mike R - S9+20 “Nescio” by Nits
6280 @ 2013 Tarzan - 35333 Dutch music, Song about Temptation, Love & Devotion (in English), “Het Moedertje” by Zangeres Zonder Naam
5800 @ 2019 R 319 - 35434 “Home & Dry” by The Pet Shop Boys
4915 @ 2022 EDMR - 35433-4 “Heart of Glass” by Blondie, “Walk Right In” by Dr. Hook
1611U @ 2024 Mike R - S9+5 “I Was Made For Lovin’ You” by Kiss
6285U @ 2049 BarraQuda - S9 “Celebration” by Kool & The Gang
6240 @ 2052 RWI - 34333 “Mystère” par Nolwenn Leroy, ID en français, « Il est cinq heures, Paris s’éveille » par Jacques Dutronc
3905 @ 2131 Underground - 35333 ID and chat in English, “I Think We’re Alone Now” by Tiffany

Friday, 19 May 2017

Logs of Friday 19th May 2017

6725 @ 1827 Pioneer - 35333 Instrumental music, “Polka Holiday” by  Walter Ostanek Band
6220 @ 1829 Laser - 35434 “What Do I Do” by Phil Fearon & Galaxy
6267 @ 1839 Mustang - 45544 “Blue Monday” by New Order, “Paranoid” by Black Sabbath, Talk in Dutch, ID
3905 @ 1907 Alice - 35433 Dutch music
6205U @ 2015 BarraQuda - S9 ID, “A Night To remember” by Shalamar, greets to me
1655 @ 2020 Relmus - 35333 “Welcome To The Jungle” by Guns & Roses
3920 @ 2026 EDMR - 24322-3 “Nutbush City Limits” by Ike & Tina Turner, European Dance Music Radio
5800 @ 2045 R 319 - 35434 319 jingle ID, “Jubel” by Klingande
1638 @ 2057 Vrolijke Mijnwerker - 35434 Dutch and country songs ID, “Send Me The Pillow That You Dream On” By Hank Locklin
1645 @ 2107 Odynn - 24322-3 Instrumental music and chat in Dutch, ID
1663 @ 2112 Romeo - 25333 “Skeledzijo Na Moravi” by Razni Izvodjaci, Serbian free radio station
1611 @ 2124 Turftrekker - 35444 “Grunchy Granola Suite” by Percy Faith & His Orchestra
1611 @ 2135 Flamingo - 24222 Report for Turftrekker in Dutch, instrumental music

A index = 18, K index = 3 @ 2129 UTC

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Logs of Thursday 18th May 2017

1625 @ 2258 Nordzee - 34333 ID and reports to other stations, “Cambodia” by Kim Wilde

A index = 18, K index = 1 @ 2204 UTC

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Logs of Wednesday 17th May 2017

1638 @ 1955 Bluebird - 35444 Polka style music, "Anton Aus Tirol" by Anton ft DJ Otzi @ 2002
1655 @ 2003 Wadloper - 34434 en Relmus, ID and talk in Dutch, "Time Is Tight" by Booker T & The MGs
6220 @ 2005 Laser - 45434 "Ex" by James TW
1650 @ 2124 Electron - 35333 “Lady Eleanor” by Lindisfarne
1625 @ 2158 Monte Carlo - 35333 “Don’t Walk After Me Polka” by John Tasz band, reports to other stations in Dutch & ID

A index = 8, K index = 1 @ 2119 UTC

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Logs of Tuesday 16th May 2017

6220 @ 1918 Laser - 35434 Repeat of Sunday afternoon broadcast - "Silver Lady" by David Soul
6205U @ 1921 MiniPower - s8 Italian music, "Love Life" by Casper Loma Da-Wa @ 1928
1630 @ 1929 Marianne - 35434 Clear ID and chat in Dutch, Dutch music

A index = 14, K index = 1 @ 2144 UTC

Monday, 15 May 2017

Logs of Monday 15th May 2017

6220 @ 1818 Laser - 24222 "Sunshine of Your Love" by Cream, some peaks at 35333, not as strong as usual for the time, Later 45444 @ 2015 and "All Those Years Agao" by George Harrison
5890 @ 2009 Batavia - 35333 "Amar Pelos Dois" by Salvador Sobrai, Chat in Dutch, 35434 at times
1640 @ 2025 Veronica - 35434 Dutch music, ID @ 2030, "The Legend of Xanadu" by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
1635 @ 2032 Ruisbreker - 34333 Dutch music, "Adio, Adio, Adio" by Corry en de Rekels

The SW band was not too good for short skip here until around sunset. It seems I have returned from my break to below average conditions. The joys of propagation!

A index = 10, K index = 3 @ 2112 UTC

Thursday, 11 May 2017

A quick listen on 11th May 2017

A quick listen revealed:

1638 @ 2148 Bluebird - 35434 "Who'll Stop The Rain" by Creedence Clearwater Revival 

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

A Week in the Yorkshire Dales

I am away for a few days in the North of England. Whilst I was in hospital over the Christmas and New Year period, I often thought of walking in the Dales again as a way of keeping my spirits higher than otherwise might have been the case.

So here I am.. some 4 months later and doing one of my very favourite things (apart from listening to the radio). I am going on a long train journey tomorrow and combining that with a walk in the Lake District. 

The cottage where I am staying has wall to wall electrical noise all over the radio emanating from somewhere. Suffice to say I have not heard a free SW or MW station broadcast whilst here. 

I will not resort to reporting what I can hear on any of the Web SDRs, so apologies but there will be no logs for a few days. I hope to be back on the radio by next Monday the 15th May. 

In the meantime, share with me another of my passions.. railways.


This steam train is an ex-British Railways locomotive, number 48151 at Dent station with an enthusiasts special en route to Carlisle.

I did log one radio station later this evening:

1625 @ 2123 Vrolijke Mijnwerker - 35333 Chatting in Dutch and playing instrumental & Dutch music.

(A index = 6, K index = 1 @ 1922 UTC)

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Logs of Sunday 7th May 2017

6245 @ 0847 Casanova - 35434 ID and chat in Dutch, instrumental music
6220 @ 0851 Laser - 35433-4 "Turned Onto You" by Eighteen Ladies
6240 @ 1821 Sluwe Vos - 3-45434 SV ID jingle, "Bolero (Dub)" by Fancy, good modulation
1655 @ 2025 Zwarte Panter - 24333 Unidentified music, change of frequency to 1663, then back again, CD @ 2028
1634 @ 2028 Barones - 35444 "The Winner Takes It All" by ABBA

A index = 4, K index = 1 @ 2122 UTC

Saturday, 6 May 2017

Logs of Saturday 6th May 2017

6725 @ 1812 Pioneer - 34434 Instrumental & polka style music
5830 @ 1815 RFD - 35434 "I Can't Get No Satisfaction" by The Rolling Stones
6220 @ 1818 Laser - 35434 "Oh Girl" by Paul Young
6290 1820 Panda - 25222 "Man of Action" by Les Reed Orchestra, 25323 @ 1822, "Little Green Bag" by The George Baker Selection, 35333 @ 1824
6210 @ 1927 Ronnie AM - 25222 Low power, "Let Your Love Flow" by The Bellamy Brothers
5890 @ 1945 Batavia - 35434 "Down Under" by Men At Work
6240 @ 2013 Mazda - 3-45434 "Where Have I Been Wrong" by The Cats, "My Lady of Spain" @ 2024
1647 @ 2016 Moby Dick - 35444 "Op De Tandem Naar Marokko" by Armand & The Walkers
6322 @ 2023 Sluwe Vos - 35444 ID in English & russian, testing new tx, "Cry Just A Little Bit" by Shakin' Stevens
6225 @ 2035 Sunflower (?) - 34333 Speech not clear, utility QRM, "Thank You" by Dido @ 2036
1636 @ 2104 Keizer en Keizerin - 35434 ID jingle, "Poison" by Alice Cooper

A index = 6, K index = 1 @ 2032 UTC

Friday, 5 May 2017

Logs of Friday 5th May 2017

4029 @ 1915 Laser - 25222 "Fade To Grey" by Visage
6220 @ 1918 Laser - 45434 "Don't Fall In Love" by Toyah @ 1929
1615 @ 1932 Turftrekker - 35434 Chat in Dutch, Dutch music
6267 @ 1934 Mustang - 45444 "Sweet Child O' Mine" by Guns & Roses, ID in English, "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper @ 1936
6423 @ 1937 Studio 52 - 25322-3 "Radar Love" by Golden Earring 
5890 @ 1940 Batavia - 35434 "Swimming Into Deep Water" by Don Rosenbaum, ID jingle
1655 @ 2135 Zwarte Panter - 2-34333 "N Meisje Huilt" by Marianne Weber

A index = 6, K index = 0 @ 2143 UTC

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Logs of Thursday 4th May 2017

6220 @ 2001 Laser - 3-45434 "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet" by Bachman Turner Overdrive, Paul Stewart DJ
6395 @ 2004 Blauwe Panter - 45434 "Tonight" (Live) by Tina Turner
4029 @ 2006 Laser - 23322-3 "We Got Some Catchin' Up To Do" by Jean Carn
1625 @ 2008 Blauwe Koe - 35444 "Ring of Fire" in Dutch
1663 @ 2023 Romeo - 24222 ID from Serbian Radio station, Local music
1620 @ 2031 Saporro - 35434 Report for Blauwe Koe (in Dutch), Dutch music
1655 @ 2110 Snowman - 35434 Peak signal shown, "The Story In Your Eyes" by The Moody Blues @ 2120

A index = 5, K index = 1 @ 2128 UTC

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Logs of Wednesday 3rd May 2017

1646 @ 1958 Twentana - 35434 "Ob la Di Ob la Da" by Marmalade, greets to listeners in Dutch
1630 @ 2005 Yogi en Einstein - 35434 "School's Out For Summer" by Alice Cooper, "Substitute" by The Who
1625 @ 2027 Boomerang - 35333 ID and chat in Dutch, "Like Flames" by Berlin
6220 @ 2036 Laser - 34333 "Big River" by Jimmy Nail

 A index = 4, K index = 1 @ 2122 UTC

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Logs of Tuesday 2nd May 2017

6220 @ 1831 Laser - 35434 Laser ID jingles, "Ocean Drive" by Duke Dumont
1640 @ 1918 Puma - 35434 ID and talk in Dutch, "Clap Clap Sound" by The Klaxons, then CD @ 1921
1615 @ 1923 Turftrekker - 35434 Report to Puma regarding his transmission (In Dutch)
6285 2012 LFR 35434 "Crush On You" by The Jets, LFR ID in English (Via Twente SDR)
6300 @ 2057 Test 6300 (Pluto?) - 25322 ID jingle, "Now I Feel Alive" by Leo Rojas
1645 @ 2120 Barones - 35444 "Fireball" by Deep Purple
1638 @ 2123 Bluebird - 3-45434 Greets to me and ID in Dutch, Dutch music, polka music @ 2130

A index = 5, K index = 1 @ 1953 UTC

Monday, 1 May 2017

Logs of Monday 1st May 2017

6295 @ 1710 Telstar - 35444 ID and greets to listeners, "Bend Me, Shape Me" by The American Breed @ 1714
6220 @ 1843 Laser - 35434 "Be The One" by Dua Lipa
6240 @ 1845 Alex Warner - 25322 "Lust For Life" by Iggy Pop
5890 @ 1909 Batavia - 35433 "New Moon On Monday" by Duran Duran
6120 @ 1920 KR1 - 35434 "She's A Rainbow" by The Rolling Stones, ID in English, "When The Saints Go Marching In"

A index = 6, K index = 1 @ 1847 UTC