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Author Topic: Ballsmacker 6960 & 3480 AM 0100 UTC 31 OCT 2020  (Read 1034 times)

Offline Blue Max

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Ballsmacker 6960 & 3480 AM 0100 UTC 31 OCT 2020
« on: October 31, 2020, 0101 UTC »
Just signed on - the DX-394 needs a narrow filter to avoid Skippy on 6955
First time I've been able to hear Ballsmacker's signal in over a month! Cannot hear the simulcast on 80 meters, but it's S9 on 6960.
Some brief fades and minor UTE interference.

0100 "Greetings Ham Sammiches" ID then Alice Cooper
0105 Ghostbusters Theme
0109 Another ID then Nightmare on My Street, DJ Jazzy Jeff
0114 "They're Coming to Take Me Away"
0116 ballsmacker@protonmail.com addy given
0117 Zombie, The Cranberries
0121 Exorcist Halloween Theme
0123 Ballsmacker ID
0124 The Purple People Eater
0126 Somebody's Watching Me
0131 "We Don't Have a Real License" ID, then Don't Fear the Reaper
0136 Monster Mash
0139 Ballsmacker ID then Thriller, Michael Jackson
0145 X-Files Theme
0147 Ballsmacker ID over All You Zombies, The Hooters
0153 Ballsmacker ID and E-mail addy then Welcome to My Nightmare, Alice Cooper
0200 "Nothing But the Hits" Ballsmacker ID over I Want Candy, Bow Wow Wow
0202 Werewolves of London, Warren Zevon
0204 Ballsmacker web address then Monster's Holiday, Buck Owens
0207 Addams Family theme
0208 Zombie Jamboree, Harry Belafonte
0211 Ballsmacker ID with frequency then Abracadabra, Steve Miller Band
0216 Lil Red Riding Hood, Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs
0219 Witchy Woman, The Eagles - some interference from a UTE on 6965
0223 Runnin' With The Devil - Van Halen
0227 Ballsmacker ID then Boogey Man, KC and the Sunshine Band
0230 Devil Went Down to Georgia, Charlie Daniels Band
0234 "That's our show for tonight," repeats E-mail address for reception reports, then off

Thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: October 31, 2020, 1706 UTC by BlueMax »
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Re: Ballsmacker 6960 AM 0100 UTC 30 OCT 2020
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2020, 0102 UTC »
Wildfire Interval.
False start....???
Ballsmacker Radio Good Evening Ham sanwiches.
01:00 Feed My Frankenstein Alice Cooper. Rock ICON of the 70s
3480 Khz SIO 334 Simulcast.
01:05 Ghost Busters Ray Parker Jr. Hit song from the motion picture Ghost Busters.
01:13 They are coming to take me away. Napolian IVX A classic Dr. Demento tune
01:17 Zombie The Cranberries.
01:21 Halloween Theme John Carpenter from the 1978 movie Halloween! Michael Myers Lives RIP Samuel Loomis!
Halloween lymeric used in Halloween movie.
The Ballsmacker ID.
01:24 Purple People Eater Sheb Wooley King of the Novelty Records in the 50s and 60s
01:26 Somebodys Watching Me Rockwell with back up vocals the late Michael Jackson RIP. Extended version

Thanks Ballsmacker for the simulcast! Working great!

License to smack Ballsmacker ID.
01:31 Dont Fear the Reaper The Cult BOC This track used in Carpenters Halloween 1978.
01:36 Monster Mash Bobby Boris Pickett and the Crypt Kickers Featured on American Bandstand Also did the Christmas song Monsters Holiday.
Ballsmacker Radio ID.
01:39 Thriller The late Michael Jackson featuring dialogue of the late great Vincent Price The master.
Thriller is Michael Jacksons biggest album with multiple #1 hits! Wonderful Video to this song with excellent choreographic dance
01:45 Theme to X Files Mark Snow And John Beal.

How bout Witchcraft Frank Sinatra?
Season of the with Donovan Leitch?
A Tisket a Casket Zachelie?
Lon Chaney A Monsters Holiday?
Frankenstein Edgar Winter Group?
Devil Woman Cliff Richard?
Creeper Elton John?

01:46 All you Zombies The Hooters.
Break in with BS ID
Ballsmacker Addy given for theme and valid reception report Include location.
01:53 Welcome to My Nightmare Alice Cooper Son of a minister! Alice is an accomplished Golfer. The Welcome to my Nightmare was another gret rock show with macabre content.
Great show Ballsmacker with a full Blue Moon tonight and Devils Night in Detroit and Beggars night in many cities Samhain in full swing!
01:58 I Want Candy Bow Wow Wow.
02:01 Werewolves of London The late Warren Zevon...Song references the late great Lon Chaney Jr. Who played the Wolfman..Henry Hull also played a Werewolf in Werewolf of London 1935 Make Up artist Jack Pierce did each actors make up.
Ballsmacker Net ID.
02:04 Monsters Holiday Buck Owens Country singer with the Bakersfield sound..One half of the Hee Haw Variety show RIP Buck.
02:07 Theme to The Addams Family Vic Mizzy Break in with Van Halen Running with the Devil for a second
02:08 Zombie Jamborie Harry Belefante
Ballsmacker ID.
02:10 Abracadabra (Full Version) The Steve Miller Band Boz Scaggs was an early artist with the Steve Miller Band Steve Miller still doing sold out Concerts today Steve Miller known as the Joker, Space Cowboy and Gangster of Love.
02:16 Little Red Riding Hood
Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs
02:19 Witchy Woman The Eagles Rock group with many hits in the 1970s Don Henley with Vocals
02:23 Running with the Devil Van Halen RIP Eddie Van Halen Miss that great guitar!
Saw this group in 1978 in DC area David Lee Roth Lead singer..left the band.
Ballsmacker Radio ID.
02:27 I'm your Boogie Man KC and the Sunshine Band of Miami, Florida.
Great Disco band of the mid to late 70s. Disco sucks, but KC was just too cool! Michael Myers is the Boogyman!
02:30 The Devil Went Down to Georgia Charlie Daniels Band RIP Charlie! The line Son of a bitch taken out of most FM radio.
Thats our show tonight Ballsmacker addy given for theme and Valid Reception report.
Wildfire Interval.

Thanks for a great Halloween Show! Excellent!
Off the air 02:35





« Last Edit: October 31, 2020, 0236 UTC by KMD3HR »
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Re: Ballsmacker 6960 AM 0100 UTC 30 OCT 2020
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2020, 0102 UTC »
0102:  Inaudible here.
0114:  Both 6960 and 3480 inaudible. 
« Last Edit: October 31, 2020, 0116 UTC by bigd »
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Re: Ballsmacker 6960 AM 0100 UTC 30 OCT 2020
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2020, 0107 UTC »
At 0106 utc barely detect carrier in ssb mode.
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Re: Ballsmacker 6960 AM 0100 UTC 30 OCT 2020
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2020, 0108 UTC »
signal S9+10-20 on the SDR in Milford PA
01.04 song "Feed My Frankenstein"
01.05 song "Ghostbusters"
01.09 ID
01.09 song "A Nightmare On My Street"
01.14 song "They're Coming To Take Me Away, HA-HAAA!"
01.16 ID + email
01.16 song "Zombie"
« Last Edit: October 31, 2020, 0117 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: Ballsmacker 6960 AM 0100 UTC 30 OCT 2020
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2020, 0109 UTC »
Same as William Hassig  both frequencies
normally good
« Last Edit: October 31, 2020, 0113 UTC by Davep »
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Ballsmacker 3480 AM 0100 UTC 30 OCT 2020
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2020, 0114 UTC »
3480 kHz AM

SINPO: 44444 S6 – S7

0105 - “Ghostbusters” – Ray Parker Jr.
0109 -  YL w/ ID: “From some wire strung up in a tree, Ballsmacker Radio” then bowling pin sounds
0110 – “A Nightmare On My Street” – DJ Jazzy & The Fresh Prince
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Re: Ballsmacker 6960 & 3480 AM 0100 UTC 30 OCT 2020
« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2020, 0136 UTC »
Still going on, a bit weak but in the clear on both frequencies at 0134. Interesting choice of frequency on 3480.  Heard on the Alexandria VA Kiwi

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Re: Ballsmacker 6960 & 3480 AM 0100 UTC 30 OCT 2020
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2020, 0141 UTC »
0140z w/MJ  S8 signal
0145z x-files song S5 signal, slow fading tonight
« Last Edit: October 31, 2020, 0145 UTC by autovon »
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Re: Ballsmacker 6960 & 3480 AM 0100 UTC 30 OCT 2020
« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2020, 0146 UTC »
0146 - I got a carrier on 3480, nothing on 6960. 

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Re: Ballsmacker 6960 & 3480 AM 0100 UTC 31 OCT 2020
« Reply #10 on: October 31, 2020, 0158 UTC »
S7 on 3480 @ 0157 with "Welcome To My Nightmare"
0232 - "Devil Went Down To Georgia", S6 on 6960
0235 - QSL info and off
« Last Edit: October 31, 2020, 0237 UTC by refmo »
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Re: Ballsmacker 6960 & 3480 AM 0100 UTC 31 OCT 2020
« Reply #11 on: October 31, 2020, 0223 UTC »
Signal's been poor, but I've been getting some bits of "Witchy Woman" at about 0220 . . . and now even better for VH "Running with the Devil" at 0224, Charlie Daniels "Devil Went down to GA,"
« Last Edit: October 31, 2020, 0232 UTC by Andrew Yoder »
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« Last Edit: November 15, 2021, 1709 UTC by Blue Max »
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