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BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 24 FEB 2024
« on: February 24, 2024, 0157 UTC »
BallSmacker Radio 6960.0 kHz AM 01:57 UTC 24 FEB 2024

01:57 UTC - Carrier is up; poor reception due to a wide-band digital UTE operating in that portion of the band;
01:58 UTC - Interval signal;
02:00 UTC - Broadcast begins;
03:40 UTC - SSTV;
03:43 UTC - End of broadcast.

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« Last Edit: February 24, 2024, 0343 UTC by ~SIGINT~ »

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 24 FEB 2024
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2024, 0157 UTC »
0157 UTC

CARRIER
S 9 + 10

HEAVY QRM
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« Last Edit: February 24, 2024, 0201 UTC by N2MLP »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 24 FEB 2024
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2024, 0201 UTC »
0158 - Tuned into the broadcast, hearing the interval signal which is S7 into my NYC shack

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 24 FEB 2024
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2024, 0204 UTC »
0203: Music is audible but the noise caused by the utility station is just killing the transmission.
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 24 FEB 2024
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2024, 0207 UTC »
I can see the carrier in the UTE signal but not hearing any music
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 24 FEB 2024
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2024, 0208 UTC »
0206 utc  lots of noise and static from something?
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 24 FEB 2024
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2024, 0215 UTC »
0206 utc  lots of noise and static from something?

Digital UTE, can hear music playing
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 24 FEB 2024
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2024, 0224 UTC »
Tune in 0220z
Sig is S9 - BUT -
Broadband Digital Sig 6950-6962 KHz interfering heavily.
Just able to hear the music using USB helps eliminate some of the interference
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 24 FEB 2024
« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2024, 0319 UTC »
0223  ID & eQSL offer for tonight's theme, rock ballad, 'Sara (Re-recorded)' - Starship, ID, 'Fade Into You' - Mazzy Star,  ... 'Good Morning Starshine'  - Oliver, ... 'Shining Star' - The Manhattans, into a program of "star" themed songs or groups.  // 4032

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0157 UTC 24 FEB 2024
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2024, 0333 UTC »
Would be fine without the ute and really not too bad on Milford PA KiwiSDR even with it, but below 6945 or above 6965 they'd be a force. Audio is excellent.
« Last Edit: February 24, 2024, 0338 UTC by n2avh »
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