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Author Topic: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020  (Read 1339 times)

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Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« on: September 26, 2020, 0059 UTC »
0059:  Hearing music over WTF
0100: Ballsmacker radio ID.
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2020, 0059 UTC »
signal S9+- on the SDR in Elida, Ohio
00.58 piano
01.00 ID + frequency
01.00 song "California Dreamin'"
01.02 song "Free Fallin'"
01.06 ID + www
01.06 song "When Fall Comes To New England"
01.09 song "November Rain"
01.18 ID + email
01.18 song "Could It Be I'm Falling In Love"
01.23 song "Leaves That Are Green"
01.25 ID
01.25 song "I Fall to Pieces"
« Last Edit: September 26, 2020, 0127 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2020, 0101 UTC »
Wildfire Interval
Ballsmacker Radio ID
01:00 California Dreaming The Mama's and Papas Classic 60s Rock Group featuring the late Mama Cass! RIP
01:02 Free Fallin Tom Petty and the Heart Breakers featuring the late Tom Petty.
RIP
Ballsmacker.net
01:05 When Fall Comes To New England Cheryl Wheeler
November Rain Guns N Roses

(BOTH STATIONS WIPING EACH OTHER OUT) WTF Worldwide and Ballsmacker

Ballsmacker Addy given for Reception Report
01:19 Could It Be I'm Falling In Love The Spinners Soul Group of 1970s featuring the Rubberband Man.
01:23 Leaves That Are Green Paul Simon Part of Simon and Garfunkel of the 1960s

WTF Worldwide finally off!

Ballsmacker Radio ID.
01:25 I Fall To Pieces The Late Patsy Cline...Killed in a plane Crash RIP. Married Charlie Dick Buried in Winchester Cemetery in Winchester, Virginia Umps Funeral Home Country Star of the 50s and 60s Started her career in Warrenton, Virginia and other local places in DC, MD and Virginia area
01:27 Autumn Leaves (Deluxe Edition) Ed Sheeran
01:31 September Earth Wind and Fire Rock, Soul sensation of the 1970s.
01:35 We All Fall In Love Sometimes Elton John from Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy Album One of Eltons most sucsessful albums in 1975
Ballsmacker ID
01:39 Fallin' In Love Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds 1970s hit.
01:42 Gone Till November
Wyclef Jean
Ballsmacker ID on Friday Night.
01:45 After The Fall Journey featuring lead singer Steve Perry.
01:50 Time in New England Barry Manilow Barry Manilow smash performer of the 1970s and 80s still singing today...Back up singer and pianist for Bette Midler before becoming famous.
Ballsmacker Addy given for Valid Reception Report and Theme Proton Mail.
01:54 Maggie Mae Rod Stewart...Smash 1970s Hit maker still performing today.
Rod an owner of a famous Football (Soccer) team in England.
01:59 Why Do Fools Fall in Love Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers RIP Frankie Lymon who died of an herion overdose in 1968...This song featured in American Grafitti
Ballsmacker Radio Nothing but the hits.
02:02 Wake Me Up When September Ends Green Day
02:06 Why Do fools Fall in Love The late Elvis Arron Presley who died in 1977 The King of Rock n Roll A US Army veteran in Germany in the 1960s. RIP Elvis...buried at Graceland in Tennessee.
02:09 Autumn Leaves The late Nat King Cole
02:12 September Morn Neil Diamond
Ballsmacker Addy given
Wildfire Interval.
Off the air!









« Last Edit: September 26, 2020, 0216 UTC by KMD3HR »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2020, 0101 UTC »
0058 interval
0100 Ball Smacker ID into "California Dreaming" The Mamas & The Papas" - fair signal, but stronger than I've had in a while.
0103 "Free Falling" Tom Petty
0107 "When Fall Comes to New England" Cheryl Wheeler
« Last Edit: September 26, 2020, 0108 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2020, 0102 UTC »
0100:  "California Dreaming"  Mamas and Papas.  S/9
0102:  Tom Petty "Free Falling".  S/9, good audio.
0106:  Ballsmacker.net ID into unid music selection "Blue skies," lyrics.  Still S/9.
0110:  Guns and Roses "Cold November Rain".  S/7, conflicting station??
0114:  Unid music selection.  S/9."
0118:  Ballsmacker Radio ID.  Email address given.  "Valid reception reports will receive an eQSL."  S/9.
0119:  The Spinners "Could it Be I'm Falling in Love".  S/8.
0123:  Unid music selection.  Possibly John Denver??  S/9 to +5 peaks.
0125:  Sounds real good, Ballsmacker.
0125:  Ballsmacker Radio promo "Wires strung up in the trees," into unid music selection.  S/9 to +5 real good audio.
0131:  Ballsmacker Radio ID mixed in with crashing bowling balls into Earth Wind and Fire "September".  S/9.
0135:  Unid music selection.  S/8, static crashes.
0139:  Ballsmacker ID into Joe Frank and Reynolds "Baby, Baby Falling In Love Again."  S/9.
0142:  Unid music selection.  "January, February, March, April, May," lyrics .S/8.
0145:  Ballsmacker Radio promo "Friday nights at 9 p.m. Eastern," into Journey "After The Fall".   :) :) :) :) S/9
0150:  Unid music selection.  "When will I hold you again," lyrics.  S/9.
0153:  Ballsmacker Radio special theme with eQSL promo into Rod Stewart "Maggie May".  S/9.
0158:  +5 peaks
0159:  Frankie Lymon "Why Do Fools Fall In Love."  S/9
0201:  Ballsmacker Radio "Nothing but the hits, somewhere in the North East," promo into unid music selection.  S/9.
0206:  Elvis "Falling in Love With You."  S/9
0208:  Ballsmacker Radio promo "6960 AM," into unid music selection.  S/7
0212:  Frank Sinatra "September Morning".  S/9
0215:  Ballsmacker Radio ID. "That's are show for tonight, see you next time, have a good night, valid reception reports with
          out theme will get a special eQSL card,"  into piano instrumental.
0217:  S/O
« Last Edit: September 26, 2020, 0217 UTC by bigd »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2020, 0103 UTC »
IS sign on at 0057 - S9+
QRMing WTF Radio
Ball Smacker ID by OM at 0100
Calif Dreamin' - Mommas & Poppas
Free Fallin' - Petty
0107 YL ann for new website
Female folk song - New England
     Hade a brief overdrive - S meter jump & distortion at 0109
November Rain - Guns & Axyls
    Brief loss of audio (2 sec) at 0117
0119  OM ID w/ protonmail addy
Fall to Pieces

Secret word is... FALL

Thanx for the show.
Fallin in Love - Spinners
« Last Edit: September 26, 2020, 0128 UTC by Unca Billy »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2020, 0104 UTC »
0103 - Signal into NYC S7
0103 - Tom Petty - Freefalling


Thanks for the show!
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2020, 0105 UTC »
Signal S9+20 in National Capital Region

Theme = Fall

0100 California Dreamin', Mamas and Papas
0103 Free Fallin', Tom Petty
0106 When Fall Comes to New England, Cheryl Wheeler
0109 heavy QRM but still copyable
0110 November Rain, Guns n Roses (with some Tom Jones, What's New Pussycat underneath from WTF Radio on USB)
0119 YL Ballsmacker ID, guess the theme and send a reception report via E-mail
0120 Could it Be I'm Falling in Love, The Spinners. USB pirate seems to have quit and Ballsmacker now has a clear channel at this QTH.
0123 Leaves That Are Green, Paul Simon
0126 YL Ballsmacker ID then I Fall to Pieces, Patsy Cline
0128 Autumn Leaves, Ed Sheeran  ::)
0131 YL Ballsmacker ID then September, Earth Wind & Fire
0135 We All Fall In Love, Sir Elton (who by the way is also sick of Ed Sheeran)
0139 Fallin' In Love Again
0142 Gone Til November, Wyclif Jean
0145 YL Ballsmacker ID then After the Fall, Journey
0150 Weekend in New England, Barry Manilow
0154 Maggie May, Rod Stewart
0200 Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Frankie Lyman

0210 Signal has fallen off dramatically, barely audible above the static now.
0214 Can just make out a Ballsmacker ID

Thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: September 26, 2020, 0215 UTC by BlueMax »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2020, 0109 UTC »
Tuned in at 0108utc, fair signal with some fading, hear woman singing, at 0110 usb qrm de another pirate, at 0125 C&W tune "I fall to pieces",   
« Last Edit: September 26, 2020, 0127 UTC by William Hassig »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2020, 0109 UTC »
S9+10 here.  Thanks for the show!
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2020, 0128 UTC »
Fair to ok signal into Orlando, some fading, slight noise. S9 Thanks for the show.
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2020, 0138 UTC »
Hearing this station into Alberta at 0133+ with Earth Wind and Fire Rock, via the massive antennas at VE6JY's site...  S-reading at s5 to s6 level....
Nice to hear stations making out this
 way...rock on!

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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2020, 0140 UTC »
S9+ @ 0139 with "Fallin' In Love" by Hamilton & Joe Frank & Reynolds
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #13 on: September 26, 2020, 0157 UTC »
0141 Rod Stewart/ Maggie May
0202 Green Day/ wake me up when September ends
0211 Nat King Cole/ Autumn Leaves
0213 Neil Diamond / September Morn   Great old tunes   8) Thanks BS

Was very good, now down quite a bit  S2
« Last Edit: September 26, 2020, 0216 UTC by Davep »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 utc 26 Sep 2020
« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2020, 1306 UTC »
0059:  Hearing music over WTF
0100: Ballsmacker radio ID.
That post was misplaced in a Skippy Radio thread.
Probably 6950 in the subject was overwritten from 6960
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