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Author Topic: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0058 UTC 13 JUN 2020  (Read 807 times)

Offline MDK2

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Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0058 UTC 13 JUN 2020
« on: June 13, 2020, 0058 UTC »
0058 piano interval
0100 Ball Smacker ID into "Learn to Fly" Foo Fighters
0104 "I Believe I Can Fly" R. Kelly
0109 next song, signal's fairly weak and noisy here unfortunately
« Last Edit: June 13, 2020, 0109 UTC by MDK2 »
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Ballsmacker Radio 6960 AM 0058 June13 2020
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2020, 0059 UTC »
On with IS
Mark Taylor
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0058 UTC 13 JUN 2020
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2020, 0100 UTC »
Wildfire Interval
Ballsmacker ID with Bowling Pin hit Intro
01:00 Learn to Fly Foo Fighters.
01:04 I Believe I Can Fly R. Kelly

How about Pink Floyd Learning to Fly???

Check out our new Website.
01:08 Time For Me To Fly REO Speedwagon. An REO Speedwagon is a Brand of Fire Apparatus. A classic in fire apparatus
01:12 Just A Song Before I Go Crosby, Stills and Young.
Email addy given 3 times.
01:15 Flying Without Wings Peter Frampton! Frampton Live is one of the biggest Live Albums of the seventies
01:19 Pretty Fly (For A White Guy) The Off Spring
Ballsmacker ID with frequency given.
01:21 Midnight Flyer Eagles
01:26 Goodbye Yellow Brick 1973 Road Elton Hercules John
Writer Bernie Taupin from the Double album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Also featured on Elton Johns Greatest Hits 1974.
01:29
Come Fly With Me Ole Blue Eyes Frank Sinatra Daughter is Nancy Sinatra (These Boots were made for Walking)
01:32 Fly Me To The Moon
Frankie Baby! Part of the famous Rat Pack
Ballsmacker ID.
01:35 Fly Away The late John Denver Avid pilot himself but killed in plane crash he was piloting..experimental aircraft. Olivia Newton John with vocals.
01:38 Fly Away Lenny Kravitz
Also rights given to be used in advertising commercials.
01:43 New Way To Fly Garth Brooks
Email addy for Valid Reception Report and special theme.
01:46 Velcro Fly ZZ Top
01:51 Fly Away From Here Aerosmith
Nothing but the hits Ballsmacker Radio
01:54 Fly Sugar Ray
01:59 Flying High Again Ozzy Osbourn Lead singer of Black Sabbath The Prince of Darkness Diary of a Madman album.
Ballsmacker ID.
02:04 Learning To Fly The Pink Floyd. Written by David Gilmour. A big hit for the new Floyd after a hiatus from the Roger Waters Floyd. RIP Richard Wright! David Gilmour is an acomplished pilot himself which was an inspiration for this song. Using air traffic excepts from British airports.
David Gilmour retained the rights for the Pink Floyd name David Gilmour was the replacement guitarist for the late Sid Barrett RIP
02:08 Learn to Fly Surfaces & Elton John
talk about last contest.
01:12 Fly Robin Fly Silver Convention...Extended Version Early Disco Disco Sucks Could fall in to actually be a Hustle like Do the Hustle by Van McCoy.
Ballsmacker Radio ID
02:17 Fly By Night RUSH
RIP Neil Pearl Drummer of RUSH.
02:20 Fly Like An Eagle The Steve Miller Band From the 1976 Album Fly Like AN Eagle. The actual song is a couple years older. Played by Steve Miller in earlier days with modified lyrics. Steve Miller still going strong today in his seventies.
Thats are show tonight.
Email addy given.
Wildfire Interval
Off the Air




Thanks for another good show
« Last Edit: June 13, 2020, 0226 UTC by KMD3HR »
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Ball Smacker 6960 AM 00.58 UTC 13.June 2020
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2020, 0100 UTC »
signal S8-9 on the SDR in Elida, Ohio
00.58 piano
01.00 ID
01.00 song
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Re: Ball Smacker 6960 AM 00.58 UTC 13.June 2020
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2020, 0101 UTC »
S9 into Eastern mass this evening
0100 - ID: "Ballsmaker Radio" - Into "Learn To Fly" - Foo Fighters
0119 - "Pretty Fly For  A White Guy" - The Offspring
0143 – “New Way To Fly” – Garth Brooks
« Last Edit: June 13, 2020, 0143 UTC by Radio Star »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0058 UTC 13 JUN 2020
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2020, 0101 UTC »
signal S8-9 on the SDR in Elida, Ohio
00.58 piano
01.00 ID
01.00 song (a man)
01.04 song "I Believe I can Fly"
01.09 ID www-address
« Last Edit: June 13, 2020, 0109 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0058 UTC 13 JUN 2020
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2020, 0103 UTC »
Crystal Clear SINPO=55555, wow.

103- "Learn to Fly" by Foo Fighters.
104- "I Believe I can Fly" by R. Kelly.

220- "Fly Like an Eagle" by Steve Miller Band, followed by ID, email, IS and then off.

Thanks for the great long show tonight, BSR!

311- Program repeating.
« Last Edit: June 13, 2020, 0321 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: Ball Smacker 6960 AM 00.58 UTC 13.June 2020
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2020, 0117 UTC »
S9 into Richmond, Va CSN at 0113
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0058 UTC 13 JUN 2020
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2020, 0118 UTC »
6958 am 0110 UTC Great signal into NH
New Hampshire
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0058 UTC 13 JUN 2020
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2020, 0123 UTC »
Ballsmacker Radio on again! Great to hear you tunes again. Signal is s9+10 and sounding good.

Signal quality is much better for the second broadcast. Still S9+10, but quality is much better.
Gotta say that your station name is hilarious
« Last Edit: June 13, 2020, 0356 UTC by blw »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0058 UTC 13 JUN 2020
« Reply #10 on: June 13, 2020, 0128 UTC »
S9 and sounding great here.  Thanks for the show!
R-390a, WJ-8718, Rohde & Schwarz EK07 and EK56, Siemens E311, 51-J4, R8B, R8, bunch of ham stuff, tons of glow in the dark radios.  I might have a problem, Lol!  Please QSL to morrisgarage770@msn.com   Northwest AL

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Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0133 UTC 13 JUN 2020
« Reply #11 on: June 13, 2020, 0134 UTC »
0133 UTC "Fly Me To the Moon"-Frank Sinatra (S9 and excellent AM audio!)
0135 UTC ID followed by "Fly Away"-John Denver
0139 UTC "Fly Away"-Lenny Kravitz
0143 UTC "New Way to Fly"-Garth Brooks
0146 UTC YL with email addy and mention of QSL's for valid reception reports ballsmacker@protonmail.com
0147 UTC "Velcro Fly"-ZZ Top
0151 UTC "Fly Away From Here"-Aerosmith
0155 UTC ID, into "Fly"-Sugar Ray
0159 UTC "Flying High Again"-Ozzy Osbourne
0204 UTC YL with "The Ballsmacker" and pin fall noise, into "Learning to Fly"-Pink Floyd
0208 UTC "Learn to Fly"-Surfaces and Elton John
0212 UTC YL with announcement of contest results, into "Fly Robin Fly"-Silver Connection  :-X
0217 UTC "Fly By Night"-Rush
0220 UTC "Fly Like An Eagle"-Steve Miller Band

Thanks for the theme show Ballsmacker! Need to hit the sack here......
The theme is Fly/Flying! Report to follow tomorrow morning!
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(Listened to the end of the show while I closed down the radio room...here's the rest of the logging below)
0225 UTC YL with sign off announcement
0226 UTC Piano Interval Signal repeated a few times
0228 UTC OFF
« Last Edit: June 13, 2020, 1059 UTC by Skipmuck »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0058 UTC 13 JUN 2020
« Reply #12 on: June 13, 2020, 0139 UTC »
0137 - Signal into NYC S3, heard some music above the noise.
0200 - Signal strength increased to S9, playing Ozzy Osbourne

Thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: June 13, 2020, 0202 UTC by intellman »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0058 UTC 13 JUN 2020
« Reply #13 on: June 13, 2020, 0217 UTC »
on 6960.0--           direct
0215 music, stormy, 0217 next, voice QRM on 6960 USB
0221 next rock, 0225 W? voice, ID ??, 0226 music ! (not OFF)
0228 OFF
« Last Edit: June 13, 2020, 0229 UTC by Ray Lalleu »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0058 UTC 13 JUN 2020
« Reply #14 on: June 13, 2020, 0225 UTC »
sounding good
the vfo swisher isn't bothering you a bit