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Pirate Radio Stations: Tuning in to Underground Broadcasts in the Air and Online Paperback – Dec 20 2001


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  • Paperback: 350 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics; 1 edition (Dec 20 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0071375635
  • ISBN-13: 978-0071375634
  • Product Dimensions: 23.6 x 18.3 x 2.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 789 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,390,824 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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By A Customer on Jan. 5 2003
Format: Paperback
I did buy the book and I have been reading it completely.
And I did learn my friends. I am a pirate radio operator for years but still nice things to find out about Pirating. I like it a lot and also nice to see how other stations are doing it and finding out about their history's.
Also the book to buy if you want to tune in to al kinds of pirate radio like TV,hf,vhf,internet,fm. You name it.
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This is a good review of SWLing and pirate radio, but the Internet is better.
Of particular notice is the typeface selected by the publisher. It is bizarre--meant as a display typeface, I'm sure. The effect is that this book is almost impossible to read and frankly, it hurts my eyes.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Superb and riveting book on 'Pirate Radio'! March 14 2007
By CQ DX - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
As an avid SWL (shortwave listener) and Ham Radio Operator, I could not put this book down! It is very well researched, with excellent illustrations and photos. It also comes with an audio CD with clips of many various 'pirate radio' transmissions. Popular frequencies where you can actually hear some of these stations are listed, and I was able to pull in a few the first night of listening! Highly recommended, and highly interesting!
6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
Great for free radio lovers Jan. 5 2003
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I did buy the book and I have been reading it completely.
And I did learn my friends. I am a pirate radio operator for years but still nice things to find out about Pirating. I like it a lot and also nice to see how other stations are doing it and finding out about their history's.
Also the book to buy if you want to tune in to al kinds of pirate radio like TV,hf,vhf,internet,fm. You name it.
12 of 17 people found the following review helpful
This is good, but the Net is better Sept. 29 2002
By Walter Mitty - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This is a good review of SWLing and pirate radio, but the Internet is better.
Of particular notice is the typeface selected by the publisher. It is bizarre--meant as a display typeface, I'm sure. The effect is that this book is almost impossible to read and frankly, it hurts my eyes.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Worldwide adventure at your fingertips Dec 28 2007
By Sharon Davidson - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I bought this book for my 20-year-old grandson to go with the Sony broadband radio I gave him for Christmas. He found this book helpful as he explores a fascinating journey into the world of broadband radio.
Great review of pirate shortwave stations Jan. 29 2011
By pghskier - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This book will bring back many memories if you were a shortwave listener back in the twentienth century. I remember many of these stations keeping me and my teenage friends entertained for hours. Yoder adds alot of detailed information pertaining to the individual station operations. The material in this book is dated but the information is timeless.

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