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Author Topic: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020  (Read 1122 times)

Offline Big Badfish Al

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Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« on: April 18, 2020, 0035 UTC »
Frequency: 6960
Mode: AM
Date: 17 April 2020
Time: 0031
SINPO: 44444 to 55555 via Uniontown PA sdr
Signal meter: S9+

Program details:
0031 - Leo Sayer - All By Myself
0035 - carrier - dead air
0038 - Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
0041 to 0043 bleep noise
0043 - back to open carrier
0044 - Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (cut)
0045 - music faint guitars
0046 - Ballsmacker Radio ID
0047 - Micheal Murphy - Wildfire (cut)
0048 - Micheal Murphy - Wildfire (back on)
0048 - on over and over Micheal Murphy - Wildfire piano over and over and over
0000 - ID
0000 - Johnny Cash - Home of the Blues.
0004 - Lynard Skynard - Sweet Home Alabama
0008 - website info
0008 - Mandy Moore - Walk Me Home
0012 - Home
« Last Edit: April 18, 2020, 0113 UTC by Big Badfish Al »
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2020, 0049 UTC »
Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
00:46 Wildfire Michael Murphy.
Michael Murphy Interludes.
Dead air!
About a second of Michael Murphy again!
Dead air..possibly testing for later on show at 0100??
He back...MMurphy! lol.
Aggggggghhhhh cant get out of my head!!!!!

Thats it...I officially Hate Wildfire now!!
Ballsmacker ID 01:00 into Johnny Cash..Home of the Blues.
01:03 Sweet Home Alabama.
Lynyrd Skynard
01:08 Checkout out new Website by YL Ballsmacker.net
01:08 Walk me Home Mandy Moore.
01:12 Home Michael Buble'
SIO 444
Email addy given....theme need for EQSL
Momma Im coming Home Ozzy!
01:21 Major Tom Peter Schilling
01:26 Take me Home Phil Collins
01:32 Home By the Sea Genesis.
01:37 Is There anybody Home...Pink Floyd The Wall
Bring the Boys Back Pink Floyd The Wall.
Email addy and theme given.
01:42 Sunny Came Home Shawn Colvin
01:46 Homeward Bound  Simon and Garfunkel
Ballsmacker ID by YL with Bowling Alley sound effect.
01:49 Take the Long Way Home Super Tramp
01:53 Last Child Aerosmith
Email addy given with theme needed for EQSL.
Thanks for great show and theme
 01:58 Who Says you Cant go Home Bon Jovi
02:01Home Daughtry
« Last Edit: April 18, 2020, 0203 UTC by KMD3HR »
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2020, 0053 UTC »
Got a S9 carrier but no tunes
Johnny Cash sounding great at 01:02. Thanks!!!
Still S9+ at 01:40 with Pink Floyd
« Last Edit: April 18, 2020, 0141 UTC by Dr. Strangelove »
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2020, 0059 UTC »
0036  Rather large open carrier noted
0056  Gentle piano music repeated, like an old style interval signal
0100  ID then Johnny Cash - Home Of The Blues
0103  Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
0108  Website promo then Mandy Moore - Walk Me Home
0112  Blake Shelton - Home (signal falling to S7 now),
0116  E-mail address.

Thanks for the show !

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« Last Edit: April 18, 2020, 0123 UTC by OZDXer »
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2020, 0101 UTC »
0100 Ballsmacker ID into "Home of the Blues" Johnny Cash, good signal here
0103 "Sweet Home Alabama" Lynyrd Skynyrd
0108 Ballsmacker ID into "Walk Me Home" Mandy Moore
0112 "Home" Michael Bublé (hmmmm.... think I've figured out this week's theme. ;) )
0116 Ballsmacker email (for those who've figured out the theme). Signal a little weak, was just hit by some ALE in the upper sideband.
0117 "Mama I'm Coming Home" Ozzy Osbourne
0121 "Major Tom" Peter Schilling
0125 Ballsmacker ID
0126 "Take Me Home" Phil Collins
0131 "Home By The Sea" Genesis
0137 Ballsmacker ID
0137 "Nobody Home" Pink Floyd
0140 "Bring the Boys Back Home" Pink Floyd
0141 Ballsmacker email ID into "Sunny Came Home" Shawn Colvin
0146 "Homeward Bound" Simon & Garfunkel
0148 Ballsmacker ID into "Take the Long Way Home" Supertramp
0153 "Last Child" Aerosmith
0156 Ballsmacker email address
0157 "Who Says You Can't Go Home" Bon Jovi
0201 "Home" Daughtry

Have to leave but thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: April 18, 2020, 0203 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2020, 0101 UTC »
signal S9+10-15 on the SDR in Westminster, MD
00.55 piano
01.00 ID
01.00 song "Home of the Blues"
01.03 song "Sweet Home Alabama"
01.08 info Ballsmacker.net
01.08 son (a woman)
01.12 song (a man)
01.16 email and QSL-info



I think, the theme of the day is "home"



« Last Edit: April 18, 2020, 0117 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2020, 0105 UTC »
0104  Excellent copy S9   Lynyrd Skynyrd/ Sweet home Alabama
0118 Ozzy/ mama I'm coming home
0121 Peter Schilling/ major tom coming home
0133 Genesis/ home by the sea
0137 Pink Floyd/ nobody home
0217 wildfire intro / off

Thanks for the great sounding show
« Last Edit: April 18, 2020, 0218 UTC by Davep »
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2020, 0106 UTC »
 Sounding good tonight. "Sweet Home Alabama "
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2020, 0113 UTC »
0112 - SIO 333 into west Michigan with "I Wanna Go Home"
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2020, 0117 UTC »
Ballsmacker Radio sounding good here. QSL info at the moment. S9+10 signal. Thanks for the great show.
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #10 on: April 18, 2020, 0121 UTC »
0101 end of a song, "Sweet Home Alabama," ID, Motown ... (I was reading about John Prine and dividing my attention) ... ID & protonmail email for a QSL, "I'm coming home,"   Home theme tonight?

S8 with good audio
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #11 on: April 18, 2020, 0129 UTC »
S8 and good copy @ 0129 with "Take Me Home" Phil Collins
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #12 on: April 18, 2020, 0131 UTC »
Just tuned in at 0129 UTC. Only wisps of music coming through my speaker here near Seattle, but very fair via the Northern Utah SDR, especially when listening in USB mode.

0129 UTC: "Take Me Home" by Phil Collins.
0132 UTC: "Home by the Sea" by Genesis.
0136 UTC: "Nothing but the hits ... We're Ballsmacker Radio" ID.
0137 UTC: "Nobody Home" by Pink Floyd. The signal's slightly more audible when it fades in and peaks at my radio here than 10 minutes ago, but I'm still listening via Utah.
0141 UTC: Announcer gave the email address repeatedly for those who guessed the theme.
0142 UTC: "Sunny Came Home" by Shawn Colvin (good song!).
0146 UTC: "Homeward Bound" by Simon and Garfunkel.
0148 UTC: Ballsmacker ID, then "Take the Long Way Home" by Supertramp (I LOVED this song as a 9-year-old kid).
0153 UTC: "Last Child" by Aerosmith. Signal's fading a bit as the frequency gets noisier via the SDR.
0156 UTC: ID and email address given again by announcer. Noise starts really taking over as a Bon Jovi song starts.
« Last Edit: April 18, 2020, 0159 UTC by Treehouse SWL »
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #13 on: April 18, 2020, 0135 UTC »
0137 Have about a S2 copy with very low noise floor tonight here in SW VA.  Sounding good.

0137 Nobody Home - Pink Floyd.
0142 Shawn Colvin - Sony Came Home
0146 Homeward Bound - Simon and Garfunkel
0148 Station ID
0148 Took the long way home - Supertramp
0153 Last Child Aerosmith
0156 Email and QSL
0157 Who Says You Can't Go Home - Bon Jovi
0201 Home - Daughtry
0206 ID Ballsmacker Radio
0206 Take me home - John Denver
0209 Rocket Man - Elton John
« Last Edit: April 18, 2020, 0212 UTC by hermitva »
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Re: Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0031 UTC 18 April 2020
« Reply #14 on: April 18, 2020, 0141 UTC »
Very nice signal into eastern Missouri. SINPO 35533. Clean signal but occasionally fading to the noise level.

0137z - Bowling pins ID 'Nothing but the Hits'
0141z - Promo for song list to be sent to BallSmacker email address for special eQSL.
0146z - Homeward Bound by Simon & Garfunkel
0148z - Promo Playing the greatest hits of all time!
0149z - Take the long Way Home - Supertramp
Signal faded down to right at the noise for a few minutes. Thought I was going to lose it completely. Then signal back to SIO 333 after the top of the hour.
0206z - Country Roads by John Denver
0209z - Rocket Man by Elton John
0213z - Promo & request for reception reports
0214z - Wildfire intro, then faded into the noise

Thanks for the Show!
« Last Edit: April 18, 2020, 0218 UTC by zoofer »
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