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Author Topic: Ball Smacker Radio 4030 AM 0159 UTC 18 FEB 2023  (Read 635 times)

Online myteaquinn

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Ball Smacker Radio 4030 AM 0159 UTC 18 FEB 2023
« on: February 18, 2023, 0159 UTC »
Ball Smacker up on a noisy band.



Thank you for the broadcast tonight, the band became more favorable to you as the broadcast went on.
« Last Edit: February 18, 2023, 0346 UTC by myteaquinn »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 4030 AM 0159 UTC 18 FEB 2023
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2023, 0200 UTC »
SINPO=45444

200- "Heart Of Glass" by Blondie.
204- "Save Your Heart For Me" by Gary Lewis and the Playboys.
206- YL recorded ID with sound effects over music, with website URL.
206- "The Heart Of The Matter" by Don Henley.
211- "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" by The Beatles.
213- YL recorded ID with sound effects, "from some wires thrown up in the trees."
213- "Barracuda" by Heart.
« Last Edit: February 18, 2023, 0214 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 4030 AM 0159 UTC 18 FEB 2023
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2023, 0202 UTC »
signal S9+5-10 on the SDR in Fair Hill, Maryland
01.58 piano
02.00 ID
02.00 song "Heart of Glass"
02.04 song "Save Your Heart For Me"
02.06 ID
02.06 song "The Heart Of The Matter"
02.11 song "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
02.14 ID
02.14 song "Barracuda"
« Last Edit: February 18, 2023, 0215 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 4030 AM 0159 UTC 18 FEB 2023
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2023, 0203 UTC »
0201 utc sinpo 22222 noisy   direct
Heart of glass
0204 utc save your heart for me
0206 utc the heart of the matter
0211 utc lonely hearts club
 ❤ 💙 💜 💖 💗
0213 utc barracuda
0218 utc heartbreak hotel
0225 utc put a little love in your heart ❤
Thanks for show
« Last Edit: February 18, 2023, 0226 UTC by dxwingr »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 4030 AM 0159 UTC 18 FEB 2023
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2023, 0243 UTC »
0242 - Hearts - Marty Balin              S-9 +
0245 - Heart Full of Soul - The Yardbirds
0248 - Heartbreaker - Dionne Warwick
« Last Edit: February 18, 2023, 0248 UTC by Sarge94 »

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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 4030 AM 0159 UTC 18 FEB 2023
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2023, 0249 UTC »
10 over but low audio level
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 4030 AM 0159 UTC 18 FEB 2023
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2023, 0431 UTC »
Strangelove:  AM Mod 100% Neg. 120% Pos., not sure why you think audio is low?  Thanks for your report though, we just want to make it better!

We will make 6960 Primary (better/wider TX / Ant) at the time change (3/17).  Until then we are trying our best to do both 4030 and 6960, so all can compare.

Thanks for all of your posts!  3 years...not sure how much longer.
« Last Edit: February 18, 2023, 0439 UTC by BallSmacker »

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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 4030 AM 0159 UTC 18 FEB 2023
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2023, 0514 UTC »
A show a week for three years? That's tough to pull off for three months when you take into account what life throws at you. Kudos.

I didn't hear you tonight, but I noticed the low audio last week. Are you monitoring your audio w/ a reliable SDR or friend in your target area? Modulation meters can give false readings.

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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 4030 AM 0159 UTC 18 FEB 2023
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2023, 0524 UTC »
Are you still on the vertical on 6960 or are you back to "some wire strung up in the trees"? Until you started using the vertical you were strong on many KiwiSDRs, up to S9+40 on the K3FEF KiwiSDR in PA. Now you are weak almost everywhere on 6960, the best I have found is the KX4AZ KiwiSDR in Michigan. I am not sure if that is just due to winter conditions or you are on the other antenna.

As Pigmeat said, good job doing a weekly show for three years. That takes a lot of work to produce all those programs.
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