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Author Topic: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0156 UTC 29 FEB 2020  (Read 1417 times)

Offline MDK2

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Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0156 UTC 29 FEB 2020
« on: February 29, 2020, 0158 UTC »
0156 "Wildfire" Michael Martin Murphey (pretty good signal, about broadcast quality, this may be Ballsmacker Radio)
0200 "All Out of Love" Air Supply
0204 OM on the mic briefly but couldn't understand him (signal has taken a dive) into another song
0210 signal all but gone now, just a trace carrier
0213 heard what sounded like "Ballsmacker Radio" ID by YL voice on the KPH-HF kiwi SDR.
0225 signal was weak at KPH and is now almost gone. I've checked a few other SDR's but can't find the signal above the noise floor, and in most cases it's just the carrier. Thanks for the show.
0248 tuned back in at my own QTH, "Love is a Battlefield" Pat Benatar in progress, pretty weak but better than it was since the top of the hour
0249 jinxed it, it's gone again
« Last Edit: February 29, 2020, 0302 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 0156 UTC 29 FEB 2020
« Reply #1 on: February 29, 2020, 0159 UTC »
Back on the 8th of Feb Ball Smacker Radio did the same thing, I assume this is him again.  S5+ into the Mojave Desert of California tonight.

(edit) looks like this station was up before 0146 UTC, I was not paying much attention but saw the carrier about that time.

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« Last Edit: February 29, 2020, 0206 UTC by Token »
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 0156 UTC 29 FEB 2020
« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2020, 0202 UTC »
Tuned in at 0200utc, no even a hint of carrier with BFO on, just normal noise.
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 0156 UTC 29 FEB 2020
« Reply #3 on: February 29, 2020, 0203 UTC »
signal S7-9 on the SDR in Fort Rucker, AL (01.58)
01.58 piano music
02.00 song by a man
02.04 ID and frequency
02.04 song by a man
02.09 song by a woman
02.13 ID and frequency
02.13 song by a woman
02.18 ID and frequency
« Last Edit: February 29, 2020, 0220 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 0156 UTC 29 FEB 2020
« Reply #4 on: February 29, 2020, 0210 UTC »
S9+ into AL.  Sounding good with the B52s at 02:08. Thanks for the show!
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Re: UNID 6960 AM 0156 UTC 29 FEB 2020
« Reply #5 on: February 29, 2020, 0213 UTC »
signal s7-s9 into GA

2:12 Love Will Keep Us Together
2:13 "you are listening to ballsmacker radio"

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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0156 UTC 29 FEB 2020
« Reply #6 on: February 29, 2020, 0221 UTC »
Frequency: 6960
Mode: AM
Date: 29 February 2020
Time: 0218
SIO: 333 via EM84an Websdr in AL
Signal meter: S7+

*Theme of tonight 'ALL SONGS WITH THE WORD LOVE IN THEM'

0216 - Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby
0219 - ID
0220 - 10cc - I'm Not In Love
0225 - Alabama - Love In The Thrid Degree
0228 - ID
0229 - Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
0232 - The Eagles - Best of My Love
0237 - ID
0238 - Nazerath - Love Hurts
0241 - ID
0241 - REM - The One That I Love
0244 - Pat Benater - Love Is A Battlefield
0249 - ID
0250 - Neil Young - Love Can Break Your Heart
0252 - ID
0252 - Pablo Cruise - Cool Love
0257 - ID
0258 - Love Lifts Us Up Where Belong
0301 - ID
0302 - Lionel Richie-Diana Ross - Endless Love
0306 - ID
0307 - ID
0308 - ULT and email 'ballsmacker@protonmail.com'
0309 - Micheal Murphy - 'Wildfire'



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« Last Edit: February 29, 2020, 0313 UTC by Big Badfish Al »
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0156 UTC 29 FEB 2020
« Reply #7 on: February 29, 2020, 0222 UTC »
I can just hear the music on my Grundig in AM Sync mode... a lot of local QRM, but I made out Love Shack and the Capt & Tennille tune.

I could hear parts of the 10CC tune, part of an ID... a really rough copy locally.

Been working in the shack here while I listen... definitely a "Love" theme..


« Last Edit: February 29, 2020, 0249 UTC by Radio Boogie »
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0156 UTC 29 FEB 2020
« Reply #8 on: February 29, 2020, 0304 UTC »
Finally fading up @ 0303 with "Endless Love", S4 peaks.
0306 - ID given twice by OM 'somewhere in the northeast', S7 peaks along with deep fades
0308 - email address and mention of special QSL if you include the special theme with the report.
0310 - "Wildfire"
0314 - off
« Last Edit: February 29, 2020, 0315 UTC by refmo »
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0156 UTC 29 FEB 2020
« Reply #9 on: February 29, 2020, 0359 UTC »
SDR recording log- Signal up a few minutes, then off the air. Return in a couple of minutes with a signal of S9+10. Very good audio, no fading, and somewhat low noise levels. Thanks for the broadcast.

First song- Wild Fire by Michael Murphy
station off air or very low signal- then volume back up- All Out of Love by Air Supply

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