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Messages - R. Comeau

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Hearing here in NE MA since 0133 with OM talk, but fair-weak with LOTS of noise, though sometimes the noise fades out and a mild signal is evident. Music at 0139: Rock w/OM vocals. Too much noise at my QTH! :'(

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Hearing here as well, since 0200. Very strong signal, little noise, and nice clear audio. "You are listening  to Ballsmacker Radio," followed by Eric Clapton with After Midnight.
0203: Prince: 1999 (Signal is booming here in NE MA). Two light jazz tunes followed.
0215: ID and announcer mentioned that if you guess the theme, you get the special QSL. Email given as Ballsmacker@protonmail.com
0216: U2 New Year's Day (still a killer signal)
0224: Ballsmacker ID, and bowling pin strike sound effect.

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Heard here since 0110, with Tom Petty, an extended OM talk, and The B-52s. Fair signal, but tons of noise here. Talking again at 0120.
0128 - My Old School - Stealy Dan It took a minute or two of knob-tuning to get t clear enough to ID this song. The noise totally overwhelms voice here, but not the music, though its tough copy. (SINPO: 252320. Brief announcement then a song with a female vocalist at 0124. More talk and music followed. Tough copy continues.
0141 - Little Feat song. Signal has strenghtened considerably and noise decreased a bit too. OM talk at 0145.

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QSLs Received / Re: WTF Radio Worldwide eQSL
« on: December 31, 2020, 2109 UTC »
Received mine yesterday! Kennith confirmed that the frequency was 4.060. Thanks WTF!

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QSLs Received / Re: Ball Smacker eQSL 26.Dec 2020
« on: December 31, 2020, 2108 UTC »
Received mine yesterday! Thanks Ballsmacker!

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Listening since 2352 with music and talk by OM and many "WTF Radio" IDs. Good but very soisy here. 0001 - Unsure if they are off or if it is some local noise killing the FQ.

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Initially heard a het, and by 0212, the signal has improved to feature almost useable audio. Seems to be slowly fading up here in NE MA. Lots of static as always in my locale.

0213 - Have A Happy Holiday song w/YL (Brenda Lee?)
0214 - Have A Holly Jolly Christmas.
0217 - YL heard very clearly with ballsmacker@protonmail.com and promo for QSL if you guess the theme.
0218 - Instrumental: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (signal really fading up well and noise is fading into the background).
After Chuck Berry (Run, Run Rudolph), signal faded away a lot, but still just audible. YL vocals at 0229. Hoping this will fade back up.
0231 - Fading up again! Grandpa Got Run Over By A Reindeer
0234 - Elton John"s Christmas song.
0236 - Off or it fell off a cliff. I think the het is gone. Back big time, just as quick with Alvin & The Chipmonks (no mention of Skipmuck though :-) and Santa Claus Comes Tonight. Decent signal now and fairly quiet. Seems to take great swings up and down.
0239 - Jingle Bells (Bing Cosby?)
0238 - Back or else that was the shaarpest fade/down/up yet.
0249 - Jimmy Durante with Frosty The Snowman absolutely booming in now. Best signal yet!
0253 - Merry Christmas (War is Over)

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0241: All You Need is Love. Booming in right now. Huge fade up.

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Heard from 0228 with outtakes of A Hard Days Night. Good signal and mostly steady. 0231 "...in studio..." Into I Saw Her Standing There and immediately into Misery.

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0129: Iron Man by Black Sabbath and other music. Creep by Radiohead at 0135. Just good and steady enough at the moment.

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Black Sabbath (Iron Man) at 0129. Faded up just enough to hear well. Song either stopped or faded out by 0131.

57
Hearing this at 0117, with a fair signal (34343) and Everybody Wants to Rule The World. SSTV at 0119.

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North American MW Pirate Radio / 1.710
« on: December 13, 2020, 0143 UTC »
From 0140, hair metal heard w/OM vocals. Fair-good, with mild-moderate static, no interference and good audio.

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Heard here since 2115 with a parody ad, Tunnel of Love and other songs by The Boss.Host Peter Lorrie at 2124. He mentioned that this broadcast is being relayed by the Pirate Relay Network. Signal is about as strong as a pirate signal gets here in NE MA, with only minor static, and great audio. No headphones necessary! Playing Darkness on The Edge of Town now.

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At 2138  with The Beatles. Cry Baby Cry and Helter Skelter. Good signal in NE MA!

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