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Author Topic: Witch City Radio 6925 AM 2039 UTC 30 Oct 2016  (Read 1398 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Witch City Radio 6925 AM 2039 UTC 30 Oct 2016
« on: October 30, 2016, 2040 UTC »
2039 Just signed on, repeating cackling witch sound effect. SIO 444.
2041 ID.
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Re: Witch City Radio 6925 AM 2039 UTC 30 Oct 2016
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2016, 2043 UTC »
2042- just a very weak carrier noted
2049- bits of audio every now and then
« Last Edit: October 30, 2016, 2049 UTC by JoeFLIPS »
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Re: UNID 6925 AM 2040 UTC 30 Oct 2016
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2016, 2043 UTC »
Witch City Radio 6925 AM S5 in NY

2040: Witch cackling sound effect
2041: OM with I.D. of Witch City Radio and gave e-mail address
2043: Lucky Dube "Dracula"
2047: Bubbling cauldron sound effect then OM talking
2049: spooky skit about sonja
2054: OM Ralph with Witch City I.D. into Alice Cooper "Welcome To My Nightmare"
2059: More witch cackling then broadcasting from beautiful Salem, Massachusetts
2100: Into another scary tale and gave the Wellsville address
2112: I.D. and e-mail address again with more cackling
« Last Edit: October 30, 2016, 2113 UTC by PirateSWL »
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Re: Witch City Radio 6925 AM 2039 UTC 30 Oct 2016
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2016, 2045 UTC »

2044z Nothing here but we are in the beginning of an evening of heavy rain.
2102z Signal suddenly coming in....OM telling story about YL corpse.
« Last Edit: October 30, 2016, 2104 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: Witch City Radio 6925 AM 2039 UTC 30 Oct 2016
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2016, 2055 UTC »
Just the slightest hint of a carrier here since 2047 UTC :(
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Re: Witch City Radio 6925 AM 2039 UTC 30 Oct 2016
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2016, 2057 UTC »
20.53 UTC talk and tones detected, but illegible
20.55 UTC King Gordy - Intro / Get It On (Shazam result)
20.58 UTC strange laughing, station ID Witch City Radio... broadcasting
21.00 UTC Wellsville maildrop given out, radioplay
21.04 UTC still radioplay by male OM
21.07 UTC screaming OM, noooo.... I ran...
21.09 UTC howling, scary noises and screams
21.11 UTC song, echo, evil sounds, howling.
21.12 UTC witchcityradio@gmail.com announcements by OM, scary laughing
21.13 UTC co-channel QRM appeared

via K2SDR tonight, SINPO 23332, fair reception

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« Last Edit: October 30, 2016, 2114 UTC by RainBrandy »
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Re: Witch City Radio 6925 AM 2039 UTC 30 Oct 2016
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2016, 2057 UTC »
2057z Weak music on 6925.4 AM
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Re: Witch City Radio 6925 AM 2039 UTC 30 Oct 2016
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2016, 2109 UTC »
Weak audio here @ 2107, S2 to S3 and mostly poor copy.
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