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Author Topic: Pirate or ham jammer on 3860?  (Read 143 times)

Offline bfrederi

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Pirate or ham jammer on 3860?
« on: June 20, 2022, 0314 UTC »
This may be an ongoing 80 meter circus, so I don't want to post it in the Pirates forum. But the, um, programming sounds a little bit like a legitimate pirate, if that's not too much of an oxymoron. I don't see another topic or thread that this fits in, so will toss out here and see what the mods think.

Anyhow,

June 20 0230 -- 0305 UTC
3860 LSB Variety of things ranging from kids TV show themes to Rage Against the Machine to rants, taunts, & abuse.

S5 - S9 in the Boston area.

May have stopped transmitting while I was typing this @0310 UTC.
« Last Edit: June 20, 2022, 0318 UTC by bfrederi »
- Usually Airspy HF+/SDR Console V3.1 with modest east-west 30 ft random end-fed long wire up 15 ft
- Sometimes Sangean ATS-909X with whip and/or stock reel and/or YouLoop
- Remote SDRs only used when signal not present at home QTH, and always noted
- Shazam only used to ID music released after 1992. Mostly.
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Re: Pirate or ham jammer on 3860?
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2022, 1354 UTC »
Hmmm.... Jimmy the Weasel is dead. Perhaps Jimmy Jr.?

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Re: Pirate or ham jammer on 3860?
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2022, 0037 UTC »
To be serious, there are always 2 or 3 guys like this on 80 meters with different agendas and converted broadcast transmitters. They come and go. Occasionally one will go off the deep end, but it doesn't happen very often.

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Re: Pirate or ham jammer on 3860?
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2022, 1337 UTC »
Yeah, I've heard some weird stuff on 80/75 over the years, but usually just verbal rants and abuse. This guy had a certain style, playing snippets of songs and sound effects.  And THEN going into rants and abuse. But very puerile and sophomoric compared to class acts like Ball Smacker.
- Usually Airspy HF+/SDR Console V3.1 with modest east-west 30 ft random end-fed long wire up 15 ft
- Sometimes Sangean ATS-909X with whip and/or stock reel and/or YouLoop
- Remote SDRs only used when signal not present at home QTH, and always noted
- Shazam only used to ID music released after 1992. Mostly.
eQSLs to bfrederi1@verizon.net much appreciated

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Re: Pirate or ham jammer on 3860?
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2022, 2011 UTC »
But very puerile and sophomoric compared to class acts like Ball Smacker.

None of the hams who behave badly (and they're all licensed hams) have any class whatsoever. Just entitled children in the bodies of middle aged to elderly men.
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