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BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 28 OCT 2023
« on: October 28, 2023, 0057 UTC »
BallSmacker Radio 6960.0 kHz AM 00:57 UTC 28 OCT 2023

00:57 UTC - Carrier is up; good signal with some fading and noise;
00:58 UTC - Interval signal;
01:00 UTC - Broadcast begins;
01:30 UTC - The transmission has completely faded out into the noise; now unreadable.

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« Last Edit: October 28, 2023, 0134 UTC by ~SIGINT~ »

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 28 OCT 2023
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2023, 0102 UTC »
0102 UTC

WEAK COPY TONIGHT

S8 NOISY
ALL RECEPTION IS DIRECT  QSL's are greatly appreciated!

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 28 OCT 2023
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2023, 0107 UTC »
0106 UTC "Addams Family" theme song (Signal is low in the noise this evening with choppy fading)
0110 UTC "Zombie"-Cranberries
0115 UTC "Love Potion #9"-Searchers
0117 UTC "Superstition"-Stevie Wonder
0121 UTC YL with ID and pinfall, followed by "Thriller"-Michael Jackson
0128 UTC (Really tough copy now with the signal at the noise floor)
0228 UTC I still have the carrier here with just a trace of music
0250 UTC SSTV but it would not decode
« Last Edit: October 28, 2023, 0252 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 28 OCT 2023
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2023, 0111 UTC »
0108: S7 signal playing Monster Mash by Bobby "Boris" Pickett & The Crypt Kickers.
0110: Zombie by The Cranberries.
0128: Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.
0137: Abracadabra by Steve Miller Band.
0144: Psycho Killer (LP Version) by Talking Heads.
0146: Time Warp by Little Nell & Patricia Quinn & Richard O'Brien.
0158: Hells Bells by AC/DC.
0212: The X-Files Theme by Mark Snow & Chris Carter.

« Last Edit: October 28, 2023, 0252 UTC by myteaquinn »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 28 OCT 2023
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2023, 0112 UTC »
0111 UTC Cranberries - Zombie  S7 signal
0115 UTC The Searchers - Love Potion No. 9
0117 UTC Stevie Wonder - Superstition

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« Last Edit: October 28, 2023, 0118 UTC by Sparkyzilla85 »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 28 OCT 2023
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2023, 0119 UTC »
Music at 0115z. SIO 322 via Tecsun PL-330 and active miniwhip. Significant deep fading.

Thanks for the broadcast! :)
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 28 OCT 2023
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2023, 0123 UTC »
SINPO=14111, tough copy here tonight, unfortunately.
122- "Thriller" by Michael Jackson.

146- Checked back, hoping conditions and signal to have improved, but now only a trace of carrier and an occasional hint of audio.

« Last Edit: October 28, 2023, 0147 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
All reception direct-- From my location, radio and antenna.
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