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Author Topic: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020  (Read 1608 times)

Offline Bali_Frank

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Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« on: December 26, 2020, 0205 UTC »
signal S8 on the SDR in Vermont
01.58 piano
02.00 ID
02.00 song "Winter Wonderland"
02.02 song "Little Drummer Boy"
02.05 ID
02.05 song "The Twelve Pains of Christmas"
02.09 song "Jingle Bells Rock"
02.11 ID
02.11 song "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"
02.13 song "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
« Last Edit: December 26, 2020, 0214 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2020, 0207 UTC »
Wildfire Interval
Ballsmacker Radio ID
02:00 Winter Wonderland Bing Crosby Famous Crooner of the 1940s and 50s with many Christmas Hits.
02:01 Little Drummer Boy Bing Crosby Bing would sing this later in the 1970s with David Bowie.
Ballsmacker.net ID.
02:05 The Twelve Days of Christmas Bob Rivers
02:08 Jingle Bell Rock Bobby Helms Believe it or not, Jingle Bells is not a Christmas Song, but a Thanksgiving song. Originally named 'The One Horse Open Sleigh', James Lord Pierpont composed the song in 1850 for his Thanksgiving Sunday school class. According to History.com, the jingling bells refer to the New England sleigh races that were popular in the 1800s
Ballsmacker ID Wires up in the tree
02:11 Rockin around the Christmas Tree Brenda Lee. Brenda was a young teen when she made this.
02:13 Have a Holly Jolly Christmas The late Burl Ives.
Burl with many Christmas hits! Iconic.
Ballsmacker Proton addy given for reception report.
02:16 Christmas Eve Trans -Siberian Orchestra Massive modern day Orchesta playing popular Christmas songs in full orchestra with the big wall of sound with a touch od Rock music.
02:19 Merry Christmas The Carpenters Massive Pop group of the 1970s with monster #1 Hits on the pop charts RIP Karen...Karen died of a Heart Attack at a very young age due to Anorexia, Bulemia.
02:22 Run Run Rudolph The late great Chuck Berry! Rock and Roll icon known for his good guitar Riffs and duck walk. RIP Chucky baby Many of Chucks signed guitar are still on the market occassionally
02:23 Jingle Bells Rust Parody Ultimate Sound.
02:27 Baby It's Cold The late Dean Martin Rat Packer and entertainer. Known for his drinking act and many hit songs in the 50s. Was the Pilot in the disaster film Airplane in the mid seventies
02:29 Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer Elmo and Patsy.

MERRY CHRISTMAS BALLSMACKER!!!

Ballsmacker ID
02:33 Step into Christmas Elton John Rocker of the 70s and still going strong! Elton Hercules John Reginald Dwight.
02:37 Jingle Bells Frank Sinatra Leader of the Rat Pack Crooner of the 1950s.
Ballsmacker Radio ID.
02:39 The Chipmunks Song Christmas The Chipmunks
02:42 Here Comes Santa Claus Gene Autry Famous Cowboy hero and Radio station owner Well know as the Singing Cowboy in the 1950s
Ballsmacker ID
02:44 Oh Holy Night Il Divo.
Can't say I know il Divo????
02:49 Frosty The Snowman Jimmy Durante known for his large nose and comedy in the 40s and 50s RIP Jimmy
02:51 So this is Christmas John Lennon formerly of the Beatles who disbanded in 1970 Married to Yoko Ono
RIP John
02:55 Feliz Navidad Jose' Filiciano Blind Entertainer and singer Had a big hit with Light My Fire in the 60s
Ballsmacker Radio ID.
02:57 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas The late Judy Garland  Child singer and actress and later troubled years personally Known for her role in Wizard of Oz Big hit with Somewhere over the Rainbow...Judy tried...But she just couldn't get over that damn rainbow!
03:01 All I want for Christmas Mariah Carey.
03:04 Wonderful Christmas Time Paul McCartney formerly of the Beatles, then Wings in the 1970s Paul and Ringo are the only surviving Beatles

HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL HF UNDERGROUND FOLKS

03:08 Sleigh Ride The Ronettes of Motown fame in the 1960s
Ballsmacker Radio ID.
03:11 Christmas Time is Here Vince Guaraldie Trio Known for Charlie Brown Christmas in 1966 on television.
03:13 Hallalujah Andrea Bocelli Live Performance in Oarma, Italy Andrea Blind Opera Singer
Ballsmacker Addy given for valid reception report...need location and theme of show.
Proton mail.
03:19 It's the Wonderful Time of the Year Andy Williams Easy listening music singer of the 60s.
03:21 Little Saint Nick The Beach Boys Monster hit makers of the 60s and 70s. Known early on for the beach music of the period RIP Carl and Dennis Wilson
03:23 Mele Melikala Bing Crosby Singers.
03:26 Do You Hear What Hear Bing Crosby.

How about Bowie Crosby Little Drummer Boy??
White Christmas Bing Crosby?
Ballsmack Addy given for valid reception Report.
03:30 F2020 Avenue Beat.
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« Last Edit: December 26, 2020, 0334 UTC by KMD3HR »
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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2020, 0212 UTC »
Tuned in at 0210utc, very weak, hear bits of audio in ssb mode but am mode has too much noise, at 0218 hear instrumental "Christmas is here", voice ID at 0219utc, signal improving and I switched to am mode, woman singing unid xmas tune, at 0250 "Frosty the snowman" under the noise, at 0256 "feliz navidad" by Jose Feliciano, at 0258 Judy Garland "have yourself a merry little Christmas", at 0311 children singing, signal slowly fading in and out, at 0322 Beach Boys "merry Christmas baby", at 0324 a song about Christmas in Hawaii, at 0326 song "do you hear what I hear?", nice program, thanks.       
« Last Edit: December 26, 2020, 0340 UTC by William Hassig »
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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2020, 0213 UTC »
Initially heard a het, and by 0212, the signal has improved to feature almost useable audio. Seems to be slowly fading up here in NE MA. Lots of static as always in my locale.

0213 - Have A Happy Holiday song w/YL (Brenda Lee?)
0214 - Have A Holly Jolly Christmas.
0217 - YL heard very clearly with ballsmacker@protonmail.com and promo for QSL if you guess the theme.
0218 - Instrumental: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (signal really fading up well and noise is fading into the background).
After Chuck Berry (Run, Run Rudolph), signal faded away a lot, but still just audible. YL vocals at 0229. Hoping this will fade back up.
0231 - Fading up again! Grandpa Got Run Over By A Reindeer
0234 - Elton John"s Christmas song.
0236 - Off or it fell off a cliff. I think the het is gone. Back big time, just as quick with Alvin & The Chipmonks (no mention of Skipmuck though :-) and Santa Claus Comes Tonight. Decent signal now and fairly quiet. Seems to take great swings up and down.
0239 - Jingle Bells (Bing Cosby?)
0238 - Back or else that was the shaarpest fade/down/up yet.
0249 - Jimmy Durante with Frosty The Snowman absolutely booming in now. Best signal yet!
0253 - Merry Christmas (War is Over)
« Last Edit: December 26, 2020, 0253 UTC by R. Comeau »

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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2020, 0215 UTC »
Nice signal tonight with Christmas songs.
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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2020, 0221 UTC »
02:19  Carpenters Christmas song

Signal is steady just above the QRN here about 30 miles SW of Ann Arbor MI
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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2020, 0222 UTC »
S5, fair copy @ 0222 with "Run Run Rudolph"
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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2020, 0226 UTC »
SINPO=34333, pretty decent signal tonight!

223- "Run Rudolph Run" by Chuck Berry.
225- Jingle Bells parody "Rusty Chevrolet."
227- YL recorded ID with email addy and bowling pins sound effect.
227- "Baby It's Cold Outside" by Dean Martin.
229- "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer" by Elmo & Patsy.

252- "Happy Xmas" by John Lennon & Yoko.
255- OM, "Here's José Feliciano."
255- "Feliz Navidad" by José Feliciano.

440- Encore show, with "Here Comes Santa Clause" by Gene Auntry
« Last Edit: December 26, 2020, 0442 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2020, 0230 UTC »
0228 Baby Its Cold Outside - Dean Martin S-9
0230 Grandma Got Ran Over By A Reindeer - Elmo & Patsy
0233 Step Into Christmas - Elton John
0235 off in mid song .....
0237 back on ....
« Last Edit: December 26, 2020, 0237 UTC by Chris Lobdell »
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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2020, 0241 UTC »
Weak signal.
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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #10 on: December 26, 2020, 0303 UTC »
0222 "Run, Run Rudolph," "Driving through the snow in my old Chevrolet," ID into a program of recent and pop Christmas music.

Started out at S5 and slowly faded into the static floor.  Just barely audible when I tuned away at 0255.
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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #11 on: December 26, 2020, 0304 UTC »
No one asked me and no doubt I'm going to be labelled as an asshole but I suggest that operating on 3480 KHz, where your LSB is directly over NAT-F HF international air traffic control frequency of 3476 KHz is less than ideal, unless of course you are seeking "attention at a high level", if you know what I mean.

I noted Gander Radio telling several aircraft that they were "completely unreadable" during your broadcast and re-established communication on another frequency. Gander did not specifically mention interference so I can't say you were a problem but if it were me, I wouldn't want to be anywhere near them.
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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #12 on: December 26, 2020, 0315 UTC »
Being an asshole doesn't mean you're wrong.
 ;)

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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #13 on: December 26, 2020, 0343 UTC »
Being an asshole doesn't mean you're wrong.
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Re: Ball Smacker 3480 AM 0158 UTC 26 Dec 2020
« Reply #14 on: December 26, 2020, 0405 UTC »
Back on at 0400. ID at 0404 UTC. Seems to be a repeat of what was on at 0200 UTC.
« Last Edit: December 26, 2020, 0408 UTC by Charlie_Dont_Surf »
I don't STRETCH the truth.

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Every minute Charlie squats in the bush, his signal gets stronger."

 

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