FM pirates

Jeff Lehmann
Wed Feb 28 16:37:48 EST 2007

The middle eastern 88.5 is actually not Cambridge. I found it on Sunday,
it's not far from Fox 25's studios in Dedham.

Jeff Lehmann
Hanson, MA

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> 102.1 WRCI Radio Continental/Power FM appears to be off the air.  It
> hasn't been heard over the past four days.  The other major pirates are
> still going strong though; 91.3 Bel Mizik FM, 96.5 Boston, 102.9 WCFM
> Choice FM, and 106.1 WTCH-LP Touch FM.  91.3 Bel Mizik FM has a super
> signal, although suffering interference from 91.5 WMFO Medford along
> I-93 from the deck to Roosevelt Circle, the signal reaches as far north
> as Andover/Tewksbury on I-93 at Dascomb Road before 91.5 WUML starts to
> interfere.  In contrast, the 2 kW signal of 102.9 Choice FM gets killed
> by co-channel WBLM north of Wilmington.  88.5 is a pirate graveyard,
> with the Boston Caribbean/Haitian station, Middle Eastern (presumed
> R.Free Cambridge), and "Off-Coast" rock all heard this week, plus the
> occasional satellite radio FM modulator.  96.5 seems to be making a run
> at capturing some of the 102.9 Choice FM listenership in the afternoon,
> broadcasting a high-energy soca club mix with frequent "Ocean Sounds"
> promos.  102.9 Choice FM has the popular "Soca Bash" weekday
> afternoons, a high-energy soca music program featuring mixes by
> "Digital Seduction" and a very entertaining hyper DJ.
> Bruce Conti - Nashua NH
> >>
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