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BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« on: July 22, 2023, 0057 UTC »
BallSmacker Radio 6960.0 kHz AM 00:56 UTC 22 JUL 2023

00:56 UTC - Carrier is up; nice clean S8 signal with some fading;
00:58 UTC - Interval signal;
01:00 UTC - Broadcast begins;
02:27 UTC - Suddenly went off the air for a few seconds, most likely to listen to the "sound effects jammer" on frequency;
02:41 UTC - Suddenly went off the air for a few seconds again;
02:51 UTC - SSTV;
02:54 UTC - End of broadcast.

Jammer ... the frequency is all yours to play with! You are no competition against BallSmacker's signal.

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« Last Edit: July 22, 2023, 0253 UTC by ~SIGINT~ »

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2023, 0058 UTC »
music looping, like an IS
S9+10 peaks, 55444
0100: YL with ID -> "Never Knew Love Like This Before" - Stephanie Mills

« Last Edit: July 22, 2023, 0101 UTC by DangerKitty »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2023, 0058 UTC »
0058 UTC

S9 +10 SIGNAL
 Interval signal
Never knew love before-- Stephanie  Mills
This diamond ring-- Gary Lewis & The Playboys
This is the time--Billy Joel
This Magic Moment--The Driffers
Can't Fight this feeling--REO Speedwagon
With this ring--The Platters
More than this-- Roxy Music
This will be(an everlasting love)-- Natalie Cole
Don't leave me this way--Thelma  Houston
We're in this love together--Al Jarreau
This time--Bryan Adams
U can't touch this-- MC Hammer
Didn't I (blow your Mind this time)--The Delfonics
We may never pass  this way (again)--Seals & Crofts
This old heart of mine--Rod Stewart
« Last Edit: July 22, 2023, 0152 UTC by N2MLP »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2023, 0101 UTC »
0059 - Interval signal picked up S7 into NYC going into Stephanie Mills song

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2023, 0105 UTC »
Tuned in at 0101 utc on Brookfield WI sdr with signal slowly varying between a poor noisy S9 and a fair S9+10+ signal, soft pop tune playing, at 0105 utc "this diamond ring" by Garry Lewis and the playboys,   
« Last Edit: July 22, 2023, 0106 UTC by William Hassig »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2023, 0106 UTC »
0102 utc SIO333 DIRECT
Love like this
This diamond ring 💍
0108 utc this is the time
0113 utc this magic moment
0115 utc can't fight this feeling
0120 utc with this ring 💍
0122 utc more than this
0126 utc this will be  everlasting love ❤
0129 utc don't leave me this way
0133 utc in this love together
0136 utc this time
0140 utc you can't touch this

Thanks for THIS show tonight!!!🙂

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« Last Edit: July 22, 2023, 0146 UTC by dxwingr »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2023, 0108 UTC »
S9+35 with the K3FEF KiwiSDR.

0108 UTC-Ballsmacker.net
0108 UTC-This Is the Time by Billy Joel
0112 UTC-This Magic Moment by The Drifters
0115 UTC-ID
0115 UTC-Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon
0119 UTC-With This Ring by The Platters
0122 UTC-ID
0122 UTC-More Than This by Roxy Music
0126 UTC-This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) by Natalie Cole
0129 UTC-Email address
0129 UTC-Don't Leave Me This Way by Thelma Houston & George Benson
0133 UTC-We're In This Love Together by Al Jarreau
0136 UTC-ID
0136 UTC-This Time by Bryan Adams
0140 UTC-U Can't Touch This by MC Hammer
0144 UTC-ID
0144 UTC-Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) by The Delfonics
0147 UTC-We May Never Pass This Way (Again) by Seals & Crofts
0151 UTC-ID
0151 UTC-This Old Heart of Mine by Rod Stewart
0155 UTC-Rock This Town by Stray Cats
0159 UTC-ID
0159 UTC-This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert
0203 UTC-This One's for You by Barry Manilow
0206 UTC-ID
0206 UTC-This Is It by Kenny Loggins
0210 UTC-Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) by Eurythmics
0213 UTC-Email address
0214 UTC-What Have I Done to Deserve This? by Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield
0218 UTC-This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan
0221 UTC-ID
0221 UTC-If This Is It by Huey Lewis & The News
0251 UTC-SSTV

« Last Edit: July 25, 2023, 1901 UTC by Shortwave_Listener »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2023, 0128 UTC »
Down in the noise here tonight
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« Reply #8 on: July 22, 2023, 0129 UTC »
I think I see a pattern with THIS show?

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2023, 0138 UTC »
0137 UTC "This Time"-Bryan Adams (S9+ and solid above the heavy noise...excellent audio)
0139 UTC "U Can't Touch This"-MC Hammer
0144 UTC YL with ID and pin fall, followed by "Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time"-Delfonics
0147 UTC "We May Never Pass This Way Again"-Seals & Croft
0151 UTC YL with ID, followed by "This Old Heart of Mine"-Rod Stewart
0155 UTC "Rock This Town"-Stray Cats
0159 UTC "This Guys In Love With You"-Herb Alpert
0203 UTC "This One's For You"-Barry Manilow
0206 UTC "This Is It"-Kenny Loggins
0210 UTC "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"-Eurythmics (Signal down to S8 now)
0214 UTC YL with ID and email addy, followed by unid pop tune (Signal back up to S9+)
0221 UTC "If This Is It"-Huey Lewis & the News
0228 UTC (Some kind of warbly sounding jamming sound in the background of the unid pop song)
0232 UTC "Walk This Way"-Aerosmith
0240 UTC "Take This Job and Shove It"-Johnny Paycheck (Sudden off, then back on again)
« Last Edit: July 22, 2023, 0242 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« Reply #10 on: July 22, 2023, 0155 UTC »
Hitting close to a S-20 on peaks on kiwi w/ the 120 ft. T2FD in Westminster, MD. with the Rev. MC Hammer and "Can't Touch This" "Hammah time" LOL! I wonder if he wears those parachute pants while he's preaching these days?

Belly rubbin' song I can't remember, I always thought it was cat's fighting? "We May Never Pass This Way Again." Good, this song was bad enough the first time around. Play The Jam's "This The Modern World". Same time period as that last tune with a lot more piss to it.

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« Reply #11 on: July 22, 2023, 0202 UTC »
Stray Cats? You don't have the real deal like Billy Riley or Warren Smith?

Oh, Sweet Jeezus! Now it's piano tunes. It's gone from bad to worse. Where's Outhouse when he's needed?

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« Reply #12 on: July 22, 2023, 0206 UTC »
Herb Alpert followed by Barry Manilow? I officially de-Pirate this station.

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 22 JUL 2023
« Reply #13 on: July 22, 2023, 0248 UTC »
Yup, Red Headed Step Child.
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