Pirates on AM in Boston?

Jeff Lehmann jjlehmann@comcast.net
Tue Jun 25 10:38:57 EDT 2013

Almost all of the AM pirate antennas I've seen have been the type used by most TIS stations. They have a dull yellow mast at the bottom, then a white section with a whip above that.

And one of those I mentioned was a typo, it's 1620 not 1520.

Jeff Lehmann
Hanson, MA

On Jun 25, 2013, at 8:44 AM, "Paul B. Walker, Jr." <walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been in Boston several times and vividly recall the Pirates on the AM band.
> I would've thought they would all stick to the upper end of the band.
> Anyone know what kind of power, transmitter/antenna set up these pirates are using? I would imagine the pirates in the 15's and 16's are using a CB style whip and maybe a TIS/HAR type transmitter.. but something on 720?
> Paul
> On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 6:25 AM, Jeff Lehmann <jjlehmann@comcast.net> wrote:
>> > Anyone know if there are pirates on AM?
>> Yes, 720 is still around, as well as a bunch at the top end such as 1580,
>> 1520, 1640, 1670, 1700.
>> Jeff Lehmann
>> Hanson, MA

More information about the Boston-Radio-Interest mailing list