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Author Topic: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023  (Read 569 times)

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BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« on: December 02, 2023, 0157 UTC »
BallSmacker Radio 6960.0 kHz AM 01:57 UTC 02 DEC 2023

01:57 UTC - Carrier is up; weak  and no interval signal; carrier only;
02:01 UTC - No joy on 4030 kHz either. No carrier;
02:02 UTC - Interval signal on 6960 kHz; weak barely readable;
02:03 UTC - Broadcast begins;
02:05 UTC - Weak unreadable on 4030 kHz;
03:46 UTC - SSTV;
03:49 UTC - End of broadcast.

Monitoring also available via the live stream: BallSmacker Radio
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« Last Edit: December 02, 2023, 0349 UTC by ~SIGINT~ »

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2023, 0159 UTC »
0158 - Signs of life from Ballsmacker, carrier is S5 into my NYC shack

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2023, 0201 UTC »
I have the carrier and no audio.  Should be a fair signal.
0200, Piano Interval signal.  Thanks for the show.
0205 Purple rain cover
« Last Edit: December 02, 2023, 0205 UTC by JustGreg »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2023, 0203 UTC »
SINPO=34232, with a strong flutter from adjacent ute QRM or some atmospheric issue.

202- Wildfire IS, repeating. Starting a little later than usual tonight.
203- Recorded YL ID over music, with bowling pins sound effects.
203- "Purple Rain" cover by Dolly Parton.
211- "Open Arms" by Dolly Parton.
214- Recorded YL ID over music, with bowling pins sound effects.
214- "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" by Dolly Parton.
« Last Edit: December 02, 2023, 0215 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2023, 0203 UTC »
0202 UTC "Wildfire" Interval Signal (S8 carrier with strong auroral fading), followed by "Purple Rain"-Unid YL singer
0215 UTC "Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me"-Dolly Parton (with Elton John)
0220 UTC "Keep On Loving You"-Dolly Parton (with Kevin Cronin)
0224 UTC "Night Moves"-Dolly Parton (with Chris Stapleton)
(Signal is rock solid now at S9+!)
0229 UTC "Heart of Glass"-Dolly Parton (with Debbie Harry)
0232 UTC "Stairway to Heaven"-Dolly Parton
0241 UTC "Heartbreaker"-Dolly Parton
0244 UTC "Magic Man"-Dolly Parton (with Ann Wilson)
« Last Edit: December 02, 2023, 0246 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2023, 0204 UTC »
0204 utc SIO333 direct
Purple rain 🌂 ☂️ ☔ 🌧
Open arms
Don't let the sun go down on me
Keep on loving you
Night moves
Heart of glass
Stairway to heaven
Heart ❤  breaker
Magic man
We will rock you
Must be DOLLY night


Thanks for show
« Last Edit: December 02, 2023, 0252 UTC by dxwingr »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2023, 0206 UTC »
0205 UTC SIO 555, s9+ into my SDR direct
0205 Purple Rain by Dolly Parton
0211 Open Arms by Dolly Parton
0214 Ballsmacker Radio info by YL
0214 Don't let the Sun Go Down On Me by Dolly Parton

« Last Edit: December 02, 2023, 0215 UTC by Sky Waves »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2023, 0209 UTC »
Receiver Used: kiwiSDR Fair Hill, Maryland
Antenna Used: Wellbrook Loop or OCFD Dipole
Listened date: 2 December 2023 (UTC)
Listening time: 02:05 to 02:35  UTC
Frequency: 6960 KHz
SINPO: 55544
Details of the Program:
02:05 UTC Song “Purple Rain” (Dolly Parton)
02:11 “Open Arms (feat. Steve Perry)” (Dolly Parton)
02:15 “Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me (feat. Elton John)” (Dolly Parton)
02:20 “Keep On Loving You (feat. Kevin Cronin)” (Dolly Parton)
02:23 “Night Moves (feat. Chris Stapleton)” (Dolly Parton)
02:29 “Heart of Glass (feat. Debbie Harry)” (Dolly Parton)
02:32 “Stairway to Heaven (feat. Lizzo & Sasha Flute)” (Dolly Parton)

Audio in Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/bdcnfmcxngji52uz6k1mz/BallSmacker-Radio-6960-0205-0240-UTC-2-12-2023.mp3?rlkey=kpa842xgo1v0dhsnid1vjj9w3&dl=0

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« Last Edit: December 02, 2023, 0242 UTC by J. Carlos Pérez Montero »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2023, 0216 UTC »
'Carrier up since at least 0159. 'Wildfire' IS, 0203 ID "Somewhere in the Northeast", pin strike sfx, 'Purple Rain' - Dolly Parton.  Had to leave the room, so back at 0214 to ID and pin strike sfx. 'Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me' - Elton John.

S6 here.
Thanks for the show.
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #9 on: December 02, 2023, 0217 UTC »
0217 UTC
S 9 + 20

« Last Edit: December 02, 2023, 1430 UTC by N2MLP »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #10 on: December 02, 2023, 0219 UTC »
0218 UTC Don't let the sun go down - Dolly Parton

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #11 on: December 02, 2023, 0223 UTC »
Please say your not doing an all Dolly show???? On my knees retching! Lol
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #12 on: December 02, 2023, 0228 UTC »
Very nice sounding wideband AM signal.. 6khz+ sidebands. And strong here
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #13 on: December 02, 2023, 0322 UTC »
0321 - You're No Good - Dolly Parton            S9+
0324 - What's Up - Dolly Parton
« Last Edit: December 02, 2023, 0326 UTC by Sarge94 »

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 02 DEC 2023
« Reply #14 on: December 02, 2023, 0332 UTC »
0331: Nice S9 signal playing I Hate Myself for Loving You by Dolly Parton.
0336: Every Breath You Take by Dolly Parton.
0338: Long As I Can See the Light by Dolly Parton.

« Last Edit: December 02, 2023, 0352 UTC by myteaquinn »
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