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Author Topic: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023  (Read 742 times)

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BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023
« on: September 23, 2023, 0057 UTC »
BallSmacker Radio 6960.0 kHz AM 00:57 UTC 23 SEP 2023

00:57 UTC - Carrier is up but weak with fading;
00:58 UTC - Interval signal; weak readable; better on the T2FD than the loop antenna tonight;
01:00 UTC - Broadcast begins;
02:40 UTC - SSTV;
02:42 UTC - End of broadcast.

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« Last Edit: September 23, 2023, 0242 UTC by ~SIGINT~ »

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2023, 0103 UTC »
0101 utc SIO333direct  some static and fade out
New Orleans
New york
Marrakesh express
Katmandu
Ventura highway
City of New orleans
Harlem shuffel
New York state of mind
Nashville
Down in kokomo
Last train to Clarksville


Thanks for show !!!
« Last Edit: September 23, 2023, 0150 UTC by dxwingr »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2023, 0104 UTC »
0103 UTC


S 9 +20


Rio
The battle of new Orleans
New York new York
Marrakesh Express
Katmandu
Ventura highway
Memphis
City of new Orleans
Harlem shuffle
New  York state of mind
Nashville cats
Kokomo
29 Palms
last train to Clarksville
One night in Bangkok
Do you know the way to an José
Walking in Memphis
Wichita lineman
Station  ID
Miami vice Theme
Kashmir
La Grange
Detroit rock city
Drinking in L.A.
Miami
Montego bay
I love L.A.

lost station in middle of song???

« Last Edit: September 23, 2023, 0239 UTC by N2MLP »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2023, 0105 UTC »
0102: Rio (US Edit) by Duran Duran
0104: The Battle of New Orleans by Johnny Horton
0111: Marrakesh Express by Crosby, Stills & Nash
0113: Katmandu by Bob Seger
0202: Wichita Lineman by Glen Campbell
0217: La Grange by ZZ Top



Thank you for the broadcast.
« Last Edit: September 23, 2023, 0242 UTC by myteaquinn »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2023, 0105 UTC »
ID at 0100z into music. SINPO 55333. Peaking S9+10 via Airspy HF+D and 31' vertical. Moderate fades and static crashing.

Thanks for the broadcast! :)
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2023, 0106 UTC »
0103 UTC 444, S7 with rapid fades into my SDR direct
0103 Rio by Duran Duran
0105 The Battle of New Orleans by Johnny Horton
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2023, 0108 UTC »
SINPO=45444

107- "New York, New York" by Frank Sinatra.
110- Recorded YL ID with bowling pins sound effects, over next tune.
110- "Marrakesh Express" by CS&N.
112- "Katmandu" by Bob Seger.
117- "Ventura Highway" by America.
« Last Edit: September 23, 2023, 0118 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2023, 0118 UTC »
01:16:37 — S9+20, direct, w/ slight fading.
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023
« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2023, 0123 UTC »
0059  'Wildfire' IS, 0100 ID w/ bowling strike sfx, 'Rio' - Duran Duran, 'New York, New York' - Frank Sanatra

S6.  Noisy w/ QRN.
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023
« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2023, 0133 UTC »
6960 Ballsmacker Radio in western New York, fair/good signal

0131 UTC  - DJ asks for submissions on the music theme, at ballsmacker@protonmail.com
0132 UTC - "New York State of Mind"
0137 UTC -  "Nashville Cats", John Sebastian, I think
0140 UTC -  "Kokomo" by the Beach Boys
0143 UTC -  Ballsmacker Radio ID, bowling pins sfx
0144 UTC -  ?? song
0148 UTC -  "Last Train to Clarksville" by the Monkees
0151 UTC - "Last Train to Bangkok"
0155 UTC - "Do You know the Way to San Jose"
0158 UTC - "Walking in Memphis" by Marc Cohn



« Last Edit: September 23, 2023, 0201 UTC by Jim Renfrew »

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023
« Reply #10 on: September 23, 2023, 0136 UTC »
Loud and clear at my QTH on my Tecsun 990. Heard Ventura Highway. Minimal fading but some interference from some ships I presume.

Clarksville! Love the Monkees tune. Thanks
« Last Edit: September 23, 2023, 0150 UTC by atrainradio »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023
« Reply #11 on: September 23, 2023, 0154 UTC »
S9+40 with the K3FEF KiwiSDR.

0153 UTC-One Night in Bangkok by Murray Head
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 23 SEP 2023
« Reply #12 on: September 23, 2023, 0156 UTC »
6960 AM
0125z carrier audible, nothing else
0128z sudden signal improvement, Rolling Stones, Harlem Shuffle
0131z Ball Smacker Radio ID, Proton mail address
0135z faded out here

Outside with Sony ICF-2010 on the whip. Tons of local RFI, otherwise might have heard more. Good signal for a few minutes.
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