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  1. Listen to 99.7 NOW weekdays @ 8:20am, 9:20am, 12:20pm, 4:20pm & 5:20pm for the clue + sound to play. Here’s the current sound & check out the guesses at the bottom of the page: 
  2. When you hear it, Caller #9 @ 888-456-9970 will get the chance to guess the secret sound.
  3. The jackpot increases $100 for every incorrect guess.
  4. Guess the Secret Sound correctly & win up to $5,000!
  5. We’ll have bonus clues every weekday at 11:20am.
  6. Secret Sound will not be played on Monday 5/25/2020.



Listen to Secret Sound #9

Guesses
Whipping clothes to dry them >> Monday 5/18 @ 8:20am
Flickering the turn signal in a car >> Monday 5/18 @ 9:20am
Flipping a fuse box on and off >> Monday 5/18 @ 12:20pm
a tape player being open and shut closed >> Monday 5/18 @ 4:20pm
The ticking of a clock >> Monday 5/18 @ 5:20pm
Turning on and off light switch for panel of switches >> Tuesday 5/19 @ 8:20am
A wind-up clock that’s ticking and tocking >> Tuesday 5/19 @ 9:20am
Pressing the keys on an antique or vintage typewriter >> Tuesday 5/19 @ 12:20pm
Chopping an onion on the counter >> Tuesday 5/19 @ 4:20pm
Horses galloping >> Tuesday 5/19 @ 5:20pm
Fruit Punch >> Wednesday 5/20 @ 8:20am
Locking and unlocking a deadbolt lock >> Wednesday 5/20 @ 9:20am
Flickering the bolt of a Door >> Wednesday 05/20 @ 12:20pm
Pounding On A Staple Gun >> Wednesday 05/20 @ 4:20pm
Clicking A Pen In And Out >> Wednesday 05/20 @5:20pm
Clogging your shoes with clogging shoes >> 05/20 @8:20am
Punching In and Out of a time clock at work >> 05/20 @9:20am
Taking a Chiefs Knife and Cutting the Corn Kernels off the Cob  >> Thursday  5/21 @12:20
A Barry Zito Bobblehead Getting Poked Back And Forth >> Thursday 5/21 @4:20pm
Cutting up a Cantaloupe on a Cutting Board >> Friday 5/22 @8:20am
Winding A Grandfather Clock >> Friday 5/22 @9:20
Pulling the trigger continuously on a plastic toy gun >> Friday 5/22 @ 12:20pm
Pulling the string on a lawnmower >> Friday 5/22 @ 4:20pm
Pumping a Supersoaker or toy water gun >> Friday 5/22 @ 5:20pm


Congratulations to Stella from Walnut Creek for winning $5,000 guessing Secret Sound #8 which was
Stirring a whipped iced Dalgona coffee with a metal straw

Guesses
Drinking a milkshake out of a cup & slurping the bottom up with a straw >> Tuesday 5/5 @ 8:20am
Knocking down dominoes >> Tuesday 5/5 @ 9:20am
Somebody dumping out a bag of Halloween candy >> Tuesday 5/5 @ 12:20pm
Crushing A Paper Bag In Your Hand >> Tuesday 5/5 @4:20pm
Percolating Coffee >> Tuesday 5/5 @ 5:20pm
Grinding coffee beans >> Wednesday 5/6 @ 8:20am
Mixing up domino tiles >> Wednesday 5/6 @ 9:20am
Popping popcorn on the stove >> Wednesday 5/6 @ 12:20pm
Shaking a spray paint can up & down >> Wednesday 5/6 @ 4:20pm
Shaking a cocktail shaker with a cocktail & ice inside >> Wednesday 5/6 @ 5:20pm
Stirring ice in a cup >> Thursday 5/7 @ 8:20am
Stirring an iced Dalgona coffee >> Thursday 5/7 @ 9:20am
Stirring ice in a cocktail shaker >> Thursday 5/7 @ 12:20pm
dispensing ice from a freezer into a plastic cup >> Thursday 5/7 @ 4;20pm
Taking a hit off a smoking utensil >> Thursday 5/ 7 @ 5:20pm
A CD radio trying to transmit a signal >> Friday 5/8 @ 8:20am
Standing in front of the microwave and hearing the popcorn bad pop >> Friday @ 9:20am
Twisting or crumpling bubble wrap >> Friday 5/8 @ 12:20pm
Unwrapping a chocolate bar >> Friday 5/8 @ 4:20pm
Baseball player refilling their ice in their cup or water bottle >> Friday 5/8 @ 5:20pm
Crushing dried leaves  >> Monday 5/11 @ 8:20am
Opening a box of Wheat Thin crackers >> Monday 5/11 @ 9:20am
Whipping & stirring cake batter >> Monday 5/11 @ 12:20pm
Mixing up Scrabble tiles in a bag >> Monday 5/11 @ 4:20pm
Shaking an iced coffee >> Monday 5/11 @ 5:20pm
Putting the whipped topping on your iced coffee >> Tuesday 5/12 @ 8:20am
Crushing a bag of chips >> Tuesday 5/12 @ 9:20am
Emptying a bag a chocolate chips into cookie dough >> Tuesday 5/12 @ 12:20pm
Stirring an iced whipped Dlagona coffee in a cup & then sipping or slurping it up with a straw >> Tuesday 5/12 @ 4:20pm
Paper being fed into a paper shredder >> Tuesday 5/12 @ 5:20pm
A Cabasa >> Wednesday 5/13 @ 8:20am
A braided leather whip being rolled on a table >> Wednesday 5/13 @ 9:20am
Stirring an iced whipped Dalgona coffee and shaking a can of whipped cream or Cool Whip to top it off and slurping it to the end >> Wednesday 5/13 @ 12:20pm
Stirring an iced Starbucks cloud macchiato with  a straw >> Wednesday 5/13 @ 4:20pm
Stirring whipped cream in a coffee mug >> Wednesday 5/13 5:20pm
Stirring ice to make a whip ice cold coffee >> Thursday 5/14 @ 8:20am
a mylar balloon being blown up to its popping point >> Thursday 5/14 @ 9:20am
Mixing or stirring the whipped topping of a whipped Dalgona coffee with a spoon >> Thursday 5/14 @ 12:20pm
Stirring or mixing coffee ice cream in a mug, then putting whipped cream or cool whip on top with nuts and then slurping with a straw >> Thursday 5/14 @ 4:20pm
Stirring or shaking BINGO balls in a ball spinner >> Thursday 5/14 @ 5:20pm
Stirring or Mixing a Arnold Palmer Iced Tea with a straw >> Friday @ 8:20am
Stirring & mixing ice for a Dalgona coffee in a glass mug >> Friday 5/15 @ 9:20am
Sipping a Capri Sun until the end >> Friday 5/15 @ 12:20pm
Stirring & mixing the whipped cream of a SONIC Twist iced coffee with a stainless steel straw in a cup >> Friday 5/15 @ 4:20pm


Congratulations to Amy from Oakley for winning $3,400 guessing Secret Sound #7 which was
Unrolling & Shaking a recyclable compostable bag

Guesses
Mixing balls in a cloth bag >> Tuesday 4/28 @ 8:20am
Balling up sales ads & throwing them in the recycle bin >> Tuesday 4/28 @ 9:20am
Putting whipped cream on pancakes, french toast or coffee >> Tuesday 4/28 @ 12:20pm
Spraying Lysol on an Amazon package >> Tuesday 4/28 @ 4:20pm
Blending a breakfast smoothie >> Tuesday 4/28 @ 5:20pm
When a vinyl record plays the empty at the end of it >>  Wednesday 4/29 @ 8:20am
Steaming milk into foam to make a latte >> Wednesday 4/29 @ 9:20am
Opening a box of Cheerios, opening the plastic & pouring the Cheerios into a bowl >> Wednesday 4/29 @ 12:20pm
Sizzling bacon >> Wednesday 4/29 @ 4:20pm
A sparkler burning >> Thursday 4/30 @ 8:20am
Unwrapping the foil of a cuban cigar >> Thursday 4/30 @ 9:20am
Taking produce out of a plastic bag & crumpling it up >> Thursday 4/30 @ 12:20pm
Spinning & unraveling toilet paper from the dispenser >> Thursday 4/30 @ 4:20pm
Unrolling toilet paper from the holder >> Thursday 4/30 @ 5:20pm
Someone dumping coins >> Friday 5/1 @ 8:20am
Unraveling plastic from the roll >> Friday 5/1 @ 9:20am
Unwrapping a pack of napkins or paper towels >> Friday 5/1 @ 12:20pm
Unrolling, pulling & ripping off the produce bags in the grocery store >> Friday 5/1 @ 4:20pm
Filling air up in balloons and making animal shapes >> Friday 5/1 @ 5:20pm
Unrolling & rolling up pages of a newspaper >> Monday 5/4 @ 8:20am
Pulling or tugging foil out while it’s in a  box >> Monday 5/4 @ 9:20am
White noise you get when you’re switching in between radio stations >> Monday 5/4 @ 12:20pm
Unrolling a sleeping bag >> Monday 5/4 @ 4:20pm


Congratulations to Jeremy from Rohnert Park for winning $4,300 guessing Secret Sound #6 which was
Tossing sunglasses onto a wooden table

Guesses
Dropping a bag of rocks onto the ground >> Friday 4/17 @ 9:20am
Sit down on a sofa and a spring breaks underneath you >> Friday 4/17 @ 12:20pm
Rolling Yahtzee dice >> Friday 4/17 @ 4:20pm
Flicking a plastic ruler off the edge of a table >> Friday 4/17 @ 5:20pm
Crushing an aluminum can by stepping on it >> Monday 4/20 @ 8:20am
Piece of toast popping out of the toaster >> Monday 4/20 @ 9:20am
A wooden umbrella with the metal piece & you hitting it against your hand and it vibrates >> Monday 4/20 @ 12:20pm
Popping the Pop-O-Matic in a game of “Trouble” >> Monday 4/20 @ 4:20pm
Pulling a party cracker >> Monday 4/20 @ 5:20pm
Dropping keys on a table >> Tuesday 4/21 @ 8:20am
Pulling a New Year’s Eve party popper >> Tuesday 4/21 @ 9:20am
Hitting the period key on a typewriter >> Tuesday 4/21 @ 12:20pm
Spinning a metal noisemaker >> Tuesday 4/21 @ 4:20pm
Opening & Closing a red screen door >> Tuesday 4/21 @ 5:20pm
Pulling a lever and releasing it to play pinball >> Wednesday 4/22 @ 8:20am
Dropping a coin into a piggy bank >> Wednesday 4/22 @ 9:20am
Pulling the door on a newspaper machine >> Wednesday 4/22 @ 12:20pm
Rolling Yahtzee dice >> Wednesday 4/22 @ 4:20pm
Dropping a metal confetti bomb on the floor >> Wednesday 4/22 @ 5:20pm
Slamming a pair of hand cuffs on someone’s wrists >> Thursday 4/23 @ 8:20am
Sliding a paper cartridge on a red typewriter >> Thursday 4/23 @ 9:20am
Shuffling a deck of cards >> Thursday 4/23 @ 12:20pm
Dropping Scrabble tiles onto the Scrabble board >> Thursday 4/23 @ 4:2opm
A soda can dropping from a vending machine >> Thursday 4/23 @ 5:20pm
Someone going through a turnstile >> Friday 4/24 @ 8:20am
Trying to get something out of a vending machine but it gets stuck >> Friday 4/24 @ 9:20am
Holding poker chips in your hand & dropping them >> Friday 4/24 @ 12:20pm
Dunking a basketball >> Friday 4/24 @ 4:20pm
A nail gun shooting a nail through sheet rock >> Friday 4/24 @ 5:20pm
Tossing a pair of metal sunglasses onto a table >> Monday 4/27 @ 8:20am
Tossing a coin up into the air and it landing on a table >> Monday 4/27 @ 9:20am
Tossing a diamond wedding ring onto a table >> Monday 4/27 @ 12:20pm
Pulling the globe on a hurricane lamp >> Monday 4/27 @ 4:20pm


Congratulations to Chris from San Lorenzo for winning $5,000 guessing Secret Sound #5 which was
Shaking keys in an empty laptop bag and dropping them out to empty it

Guesses
Putting your hand in your pocket, shaking change & taking your hand back out >> Friday 4/3 @ 4:20pm
Shaking or banging a metal chain on top of a table >> Friday 4/3 @ 5;20pm
Shaking water off an umbrella >> Monday 4/6 @ 8:20am
Wet dog shaking himself off >> Monday 4/6 @ 9:20am
Shaking a bag of poker chips >> Monday 4/6 @ 12:20pm
Shaking rain off your raincoat >> Monday 4/6 @ 4:20pm
Shaking & emptying out a purse >> Monday 4/6 @ 5;20pm
Shaking coins into a Coinstar >> Tuesday 4/7 @ 8:20am
Clothes in the washing machine >> Tuesday 4/7 @ 9:20am
A rollercoaster going upside down >> Tuesday 4/7 @ 12:20pm
Somebody playing the tambourine >> Tuesday 4/7 @ 4:20pm
Picking up your keys before leaving the check out >> Tuesday 4/7 @ 5:20pm
Taking out tire chains and putting them on your car >> Wednesday 4/8 @ 8:20am
Mixing checker pieces in a bag >> Wednesday 4/8 @ 9:20am
A cocktail shaker >> Wednesday 4/8 @ 12:20pm
Coins going through a coin sorting machine >> Wednesday 4/8 4:20pm
Change rattling around in your pockets >> Wednesday 4/8 @ 5:20pm
Money counting machine counting money >> Thursday 4/9 @ 8:20am
Working out with a shake weight >> Thursday 4/9 @ 9:20am
Shaking a keychain >> Thursday 4/9 @ 12:20pm
Turning a backpack over & shaking it out >> Thursday 4/9 @ 4:20pm
Spinning keys around your fingers >> Thursday 4/9 @ 5:20pm
A dog chain in a bag being shaken around >>Friday 4/10 @ 8:20am
Shaking a bank and emptying it out >> Friday 4/10 @ 9:20am
Driving with a flat tire with chains on it >> Friday 4/10 @ 12:20pm
Shaking & emptying out a duffel-bag >> Friday 4/10 @ 4:20pm
Shaking coins into a coin sorting machine >> Friday 4/10 @ 5:20pm
Shaking a computer bag >> Monday 4/13 @ 8:20am
Shaking a coin purse until its empty>> Monday 4/13 @ 9:20am
Shaking out a pencil bag >> Monday 4/13 @ 12:20pm
Shakin bakin chicken >> Monday 4/13 @ 4:20pm
Shaking keys to call the dog over to take him out for a walk >> Monday 4/13 @ 5:20pm
Shaking a tennis bag & emptying out the coins >> Tuesday 4/14 @ 8:20am
Whipping cage free eggs with a metal whisk>> Tuesday 4/14 @ 9:20am
Partially opening & closing a wet umbrella >> Tuesday 4/14 @ 12:20pm
Shaking a bag & emptying it to get your keys out >> Tuesday 4/14 @ 4:20pm
Shaking an empty bookbag >> Tuesday 4/14 @ 5:20pm
A dog scratching its collar >> Wednesday 4/15 @ 8:20am
Shaking a gym bag with all your personal belongings in it >> Wednesday 4/15 @ 9:20am
Shaking a ring of keys in your pants pocket >> Wednesday 4/15 @ 12:20pm
Shaking a purse with keys inside and emptying the keys out >> Wednesday 4/15 @ 4:20pm
Shaking out a backpack with keys and change before leaving the grocery store >> Wednesday 4/15 @ 5:20pm
Shaking up a chocolate or vanilla protein shake >> Thursday 4/16 @ 8:20am
Shaking the equipment out of a yoga bag >> Thursday 4/16 @ 9:20am
Shaking car keys on an empty computer bag >> Thursday 4/16 @ 12:20pm
A nut, bolt & washer being shaken in a ziploc bag with some air inside >> Thursday 4/16 @ 4:20pm
Zipping & unzipping the zipper on my jeans >> Thursday 4/16 @ 5:20pm


Congratulations to Melissa from Novato for winning $3,000 guessing Secret Sound #4 which was
Opening a PEZ dispenser, loading it and closing it

Guesses
Opening a can of disinfectant spray & putting the lid back on >> Monday 3/30 @ 12:20pm
Putting/removing a lid from a pressure cooker >> Monday 3/30 @ 4:20pm
Pulling out a match from a box & lighting it >> Monday 3/30 @ 5:20pm
Opening & closing a metal filing cabinet >> Tuesday 3/31 @ 8:20am
A machine sound >> Tuesday 3/31 @ 9:20am
A droid landing >> Tuesday 3/31 @ 12:20pm
Taking nails out of a drawer >> Tuesday 3/31 @ 4:20pm
Industrial paper cutter chopping a vegetable >> Tuesday 3/31 @ 5:20pm
Cutting off the tip of a cigar >> Wednesday 4/1 @ 8:20am
Ejecting a VHS tape & inserting a Disney VHS tape >> Wednesday 4/1 @ 9:20am
Getting ice out of an ice tray >> Wednesday 4/1 @ 12:20pm
Turning a lock to a locker & opening it >> Wednesday 4/1 @ 4:20pm
Opening a jar of honey >> Thursday 4/2 @ 8:20am
Coca Cola dropping out of a vending machine >> Thursday 4/2 @ 9:20am
Opening a box of donuts & eating them >> Thursday 4/2 @ 12:20pm
Someone doing a skateboarding trick >> Thursday 4/2 @ 4;20pm
Setting up a mouse trap >> Thursday 4/2 @ 5:20pm
Pulling up & opening the lid to a clear storage container >> Friday 4/3 @ 8:20am
Unbuttoning & taking off a pair of leather gloves >> Friday 4/3 @ 9:20am


Congratulations to Tresa from Burlingame for winning $2,600 guessing Secret Sound #3 which was
Takina a banana off the bunch & unpeeling it.”

Guesses
Tearing off a roof >> Wednesday 3/25 @ 8:20am
Taking tape off an old box >> Wednesday 3/25 @ 9:20am
Pulling off a strip of duct tape & taping up a package >> 3/25 @ 12:20pm
Unwrapping A Roll Of Toilet Paper >> 3/25 @ 4:20pm
Breaking A Piece Of Styrofoam And Rubbing It Together >> 3/25 @ 5:20pm
Opening a bag of pasta and pouring it into water >> 3/26 @ 8:20am
Undoing a hook and loop velcro from tennis show >> 3/26 @ 9:20am
Shuffling playing cards >> 3/26 @ 12:20pm
Opening Up Your Delivery Box And Dumping It Out >> 3/26 @ 4:20pm
Opening A Letter With A Letter Opener>> 3/26 @ 5:20pm
Unwrapping a Monopoly game, playing the game, sliding your game piece past GO & going straight to jail >> 3/27 @ 8:20am
Opening a garbage & putting a garbage bag inside it >> 3/27 @ 9:20am
Ripping/Cutting open an envelope >> 3/27 @ 12:20pm
Peeling Off The Seal Off A Can Or Jar Of Cofee >> 3/27 @ 4:20pm
Opening Up A Jar Of Spam >> 3/27 @5:20pm

Peeling off the lid of a to-go cereal bowl >> 3/30 @ 8:20am


Congratulations to Sean from East Palo Alto for winning $1,300 guessing Secret Sound #2 which was “Moving your hand through a box of Legos.”

Guesses
Shuffling the chips around >> 3/24 @ 9:20am
A Coin Machine >> 3/24 @12:20pm
Raking In A Jackpot Of Poker Chips >> 3/24 @ 4:20pm


Congratulations to Preston of Vacaville for cashing in on $4,000 by identifying Secret Sound #1 which was “Lathering up your hands before washing them.

Guesses
Plates being broken >> 3/16 @ 8:20am
Playing a game of poker >> 3/16 @ 9:20am
Wrapping up something in bubble wrap >>3/16 @ 12:20pm
Taking Off The Wrapper Of A Hot Sauce Bottle>>3/16 @ 4:20pm
Walking On Water And Jumping On Puddles While Kicking Rocks >>3/16 @5:20pm
Unwrapping A Present >> 3/17 @8:20am
Crumpling Newspaper >> 3/17 9:20am
Squeezing out some gel out of a tube into your hands >> 3/17 @ 12:20pm
Pumping Hand Sanitizer >>3/17 @4:20pm
Unwrapping A Box Of Freshly Squeezed Juices >>3/17 @5:20pm
Buoy divider >> 3/18 @ 8:20am
Scrubbing your hands with foam soap >> 3/18 @ 9:20am
Washing your hands with soap & water >> 3/18 @ 12:20pm
Putting On A Shower Cap >> 3/18 @4:20pm
Eating A Bag Of Chips >> 3/18 @5:20pm
Walking in wet mud puddles with rain boots on >> 3/19 @ 8:20am
Turning a lock combo from left to right >> 3/19 @ 9:20am
Stirring a Cup Of Noodles >> 3/19 @ 12:20pm
Unwrapping Liquid Soap Container, Pumping It, Washing Your Hands>> 3/19 @ 4:20pm
Smashing Floam Slime In Your Hand >> 3/19 @5:20pm
Rubbing your hands on silly putty >> 3/20 @ 8:20am
Pumping out foam soap, rubbing it onto your hands and washing it off >> 3/20 @ 9:20am
Taking ice from an ice tray and chewing on the ice really loudly. Crunch, crunch, crunch! >> 3/20 @ 12:20pm
Cappuccino Machine Mixer >> 3/20 @4:20pm
In A Bubble Bath Lathering Up Your Face >> 3/20 @5:20pm
Washing your clothes by hand, swishing it around in water, wringing it out and hanging it on a line >>Monday 3/23 @ 8:20am
Squishing a sponge full of soap >> Monday 3/23 @ 9:20am
Squishing lotion in between your hands >> Monday 3/23 @ 12:20pm
Cracking An Egg And Frying it >> 3/23 4:20pm


Congratulations to all of our past local Bay Area Secret Sound winners
Adrienne from San Ramon >> $5,000 Winner
Paige from  San Jose >> $5,000 Winner
Karina from San Jose >> $5,000 Winner
Whitney from Los gatos >> $4,900 Winner
Monique from Pacifica >> $4,400 Winner
Eli from Oakland >> $4,300 Winner
Janet from Antioch >> $4,200 Winner
Katelyn from Santa Rosa >> $4,100 Winner
Mark from Walnut Creek >> $4,100 Winner
Cynthia from Concord >> $4,000 Winner
Aurelia from Oakland >> $3,600 Winner
Stephanie from South San Francisco >> $3,400 Winner
Gina from Antioch >> $2,800 Winner
Alice from Oakland >> $2,600 Winner
Dean from Milpitas >> $2,500 Winner
Darren from Gilroy >> $2,400 Winner
Kathrina from Daly City >> $2,400 Winner
Dolly from Hayward >> $2,300 Winner
Imani from San Leandro >> $1,800 Winner
Sean from Palo Alto >> $1,700 Winner
Joel from South San Francisco >> $1,100 Winner

Click HERE for official contest rules.

To enter On-Air: Listen to the Station each weekday 3/16/2020 – 7/3/2020 at 8:20am (PT) 9:20am (PT), 12:20pm (PT), 4:20PM (PT)  5:20pm (PT) or for the air personality to announce the cue to call. Upon hearing the cue to call, the Ninth (9) designated caller (as announced by the on-air personality prior to the cue to call) to get through to the Station contest line: 888-456-9970, will get the chance to win a Grand Prize jackpot between $1,000 – $5,000. 

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