Boxford pirate Waves goodbye
Sun Feb 7 15:12:42 EST 2010
He doesn't care about other violators this guy had a personal vendetta
against the guy in Boxford. I doubt you will see the same determination with
the pirate stations in Boston. I don't see websites devoted to shutting any
of the Boston pirates down.
Thanks to Harry Reid and Radio Goldfield the Boxford station may be filing
a lawsuit to obtain a license. You do it for one you have to do it for all.
That is the way the law used to work anyway.
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Date: Sat, 6 Feb 2010 12:26:45 -0500
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Because he claims to be such an activist, which is good, I don't see a
"CONTACT ME" link. We might like to tell him about other violators, but
by the USPS. Strange.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, February 06, 2010 2:41 AM
Subject: Boxford pirate Waves goodbye
Unlicensed operator Wave 87.9, an oldies outlet from Boxford, is now off
air though still
broadcasting online Posts on radio-info.com are reporting that the FCC
showed up on Jan.
28 and the operator shut it down
A man in Groveland set up a site, http://radioether.org in which he says
that after complaining
about a pirate operation in "Northeastern Mass.", the FCC took action
(probably The Wave) The man explains why
pirate radio is simply illegal but the FCC has been lax in enforcing it
we have said before
though they need to have complaints before they act, especially from
stations receiving interference,
plus they need to have the resources available to shut down illegal
Of course several pirates in the Boston area continue to operate despite
being issued warnings
or fines, for now, but it looks like The Wave has waved goodbye, at least
Look, sometimes these pirates may provide programming unavailable
but rules need to be followed. I'd hate to get a call from someone when
doing my blues show: "Hey, why can't I pick
up WMWM in Peabody today? I'm hearing religious stuff instead..." and I
out it's because a pirate
has set up shop right next to us on the dial...That isn't right.
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