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BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« on: July 31, 2021, 0057 UTC »
BallSmacker Radio 6960.0 kHz AM 00:57 UTC 31 JULY 2021

00:57 UTC - BallSmacker Radio: carrier is up;
00:58 UTC - Interval signal;
01:00 UTC - Broadcast begins;
01:15 UTC - Station ID;
02:19 UTC - Station ID with e-mail address for eQSL;
02:34 UTC - Carrier still up but long silent pause, intermittent, trying to get the next song to play;
02:43 UTC - End of broadcast.


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« Last Edit: July 31, 2021, 0243 UTC by ~SIGINT~ »

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2021, 0058 UTC »
0058:  Interval music, just below the noise.
0100:  Unid music selection below the noise.
0106:  Unid music selection at the noise floor.
0110:  Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers "Running Down a Dream".  Below the noise.
0113:  Everly Brothers "All I Have To Do Is Dream". Just at the noise floor.
0115:  Ballsmacker ID "Nothing but the hits," promo into unid music selection below the noise.
0117:  No carrier.
0122:  Ballsmacker ID.
0125:  Aerosmith "Dream On".  Just below the noise.
0126:  Unid music selection just below the noise.
0129:  Ballsmacker ID with contact information for reception reports into The Moody Blues "Your Wildest Dreams."  Just
           below the noise.
0133:  Unid music selection below the noise.
0141:  Intermittent carrier.
0144:  Heart "These Dreams."  Just below the noise.
0148:  The Monkees "Daydream Believer".  Just below the noise.
0150:  Dan Hartman "I Can Dream About You."  Just below the noise.
0157:  Ballsmacker ID (contact information) with intermittent carrier into Van Halen "Dreams" below the noise.



« Last Edit: July 31, 2021, 0207 UTC by bigd »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2021, 0100 UTC »
Wildfire Interval.
Ballsmacker Radio ID
01:01 Dreamin L Holloway
01:06 I'm Telling you now Freddie and the Dreamers

How about California Dreaming Mamas and Poppas?
Dream Weaver Gary Wright?
Dream On Aerosmith?
Julia's Dream The Pink Floyd?
These Dreams Heart?
Dreams Fleetwood Mac?

Ballsmacker Radio ID
01:08 Running down a Dream Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Rockers of the 70s and 80s.
01:12 All I have to do is Dream The Everly Brothers 1950s Rock and Rollers Phil and Don Everly.
Nothing but the Hits Ballsmacker Radio ID
01:14 Get out of my Dream Billy Ocean
01:20 What a Day for a Daydream The Lovin Spoonful featuring John Sebastian
01:22 Dream On Aerosmith Featuring Steven Tyler and Joe Perry on lead guitar. Ballsmacker ID given through the beginning of song.
01:26 Dream Lover The late Bobby Darin 1950s Rock and Roller also very popular in 50s Pop music.
Proton Mail addy given for valid reception Report and special Theme.
01:29 Your Wildest Dreams The Moody Blues.
01:33 Sweet Dream Baby The late Roy Orbison Roy was also part of the Travelling Wilburys along with Tom Petty, George Harrison, Robert Zimmerman (Dylan) Jeff Lynn.
01:36 The Fleetwood Mac featuring Stevie Nicks and Buckingham on Guitar! The original Fleetwood Mac started in the late 1960s featuring the late Peter Green on Guitar. The mid seventies were the Macs most successful period. The album Rumors catapulting them to the top.
01:40 California Dreaming The Mammas and Poppas featuring the late Cass Elliot
01:42 These Dreams Heart Canadian rockers of the 1970s and 80s featuring Ann and Nancy Wiilson (sisters)
01:47 Daydream Believer The Monkees featuring Davy Jones on vocals Davy Jones also shared David Bowies real name David Jones. The Monkees had a successful television comedy show in the late sixties.
01:49 I can Dream about you Danny Hartman.
01:54 Dreaming Blondie New Wave/punk group of the late 70s and 80s featuring Debra Harry on vocals.
Proton Mail.com addy given for reception report
01:57 Dreams Van Halen Sammy Hager era 1986 RIP Eddie Van Halen.

I saw Van Halen in 1978 Capitol Centre Now defunct in Largo, Maryland.

02:02 You Make my dreams come true Hall and Oats Massive duo group from the 70s and 80s with many #1 hits on the charts Darryl Hall and Johnny Oats Both went on to solo careers, but still sing together.
02:04 The River of Dreams The Piano Man Bill Joel of New York Once married to model Christie Brinkley.

They are requesting Dream Weaver by Gary Wright????

02:08 Dream a Little Dream of Me Mama Cass Elliot of the Mamas and Papas Mama Cass Elliot tragically died of a heart attack at a young age.
02:12 Don't Dream it Crowded House.

How about Don't Dream it Rocky Horror Picture Show soundtrack for all those Rocky Horror virgins! Seen RHPs over 500 times since 1978...maybe more Don't Dream it! Be it! Tim Curry is the master!

BUT WHERE IS HIS F***ing NECK???

02:16 Shattered Dreams Johnny Hats Jazz.
Ballsmacker.net ID.
02:19 Dream Police Cheap Trick.
02:23 Dreamer Supertramp.

How about the title song for I Dream of Jeannie television show? Instrumental 1960s
02:26 Sweet Dreams Annie Lennox of the Eurythmics Monster hit of the 80s.
02:30 I like Dreaming Kenny Nolan.
02:34 Off the Air.

Dream Weaver Gary Wright......Maybe???????
they are trying!!!!!!

Alright!!!!! Pass the Doobie man and lets dream away!

Dream Weaver was an all keyboardsynthesizer song! Monster hit on the Pop Charts.

Wildfire Interval false start
SSTV Image sent Bowling Pins.
Wildfire Interval.
Off the air.

Thanks for the show Ballsmacker!

























« Last Edit: July 31, 2021, 0243 UTC by KMD3HR »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2021, 0100 UTC »
0058 - Signal into NYC is S9, Disco music!

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2021, 0101 UTC »
signal S8-9 on the SDR in Elida, Ohio
00.58 piano
01.00 ID
01.00 song "Dreamin'"
01.06 song "I'm Telling You Now"
01.08 ID
01.08 song "Runnin' Down A Dream"
01.12 song "All I have to do is dream"
01.15 ID
01.15 song "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car"

« Last Edit: July 31, 2021, 0116 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2021, 0101 UTC »
Tuned in at 0059 on Normal IL sdr, varying S7 to 10 over S9, hear interval signal just above low noise level then Ballsmacker ID, woman singing pop tune, at 0106 "I'm telling you now" by Freddie and the Dreamers from 1964, 
« Last Edit: July 31, 2021, 0108 UTC by William Hassig »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2021, 0105 UTC »
Nice S9+ signal with some noise and some fading. Not bad at all, looking forward to BallSmacker's usual great music program.

« Last Edit: July 31, 2021, 0244 UTC by myteaquinn »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2021, 0107 UTC »
S7 - S9 this evening

0100 - "Dreamin" - Loleatta Holloway
0106 - "I'm Telling You Now" - Freddie & The Dreamers
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2021, 0114 UTC »
0113 - the smacker of balls is +10 into Grand Rapids, MI with the Everly Brothers "All I Have To Do Is Dream"
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #9 on: July 31, 2021, 0133 UTC »
0033 UTC - Signal is S9 in WNY, audio is decent, Moody Blues - Your Wildest Dreams
0034 UTC - Roy Orbison - Dream Baby ( How Long Must I Dream)
« Last Edit: July 31, 2021, 0135 UTC by Traveling Wave »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2021, 0144 UTC »
01.40 UTC The Mamas & The Papas - California Dreamin'
01.43 UTC new song, female singer, is: Heart - These Dreams
01.47 UTC male announcer, The Monkees - Daydream Believer
01.50 UTC announcement, Dan Hartman - I Can Dream About You
01.54 UTC Blondie - Dreaming
01.57 UTC station ID and e-mail given out by OM, Van Halen - Dreams
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02.12 UTC Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over

direct reception in NW Germany, nice signal, wow! I'm recording it.
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« Last Edit: July 31, 2021, 0216 UTC by RainBrandy »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #11 on: July 31, 2021, 0151 UTC »
0148 S-9+10 over while Boondockers in a Walmart parking lot in Central Square NY
0148 Daydream Believe
0150 I can dream about you
0200 Dreams by Van Halen
0205 River of dreams
0207 faded out😔

REQUEST.. (Dream Weaver)
« Last Edit: July 31, 2021, 0244 UTC by MrMomB »
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #12 on: July 31, 2021, 0152 UTC »
0105 tune in S9
        I'm Telling You Now" - Freddie & The Dreamers.
0108 Running Down A Dream - Tom Petty

0111 Faded out , just a weak carrier visible on the waterfall.
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #13 on: July 31, 2021, 0153 UTC »
Fair signal, with fair amount of fading.

0140  "Caifornia Dreamin' (Mamas and Papas)
0142 -- quick ID and sound of bowling pins, then 'These Dreams" by Heart
0146 -- "Daydream Believer" (Monkees)

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0057 UTC 31 JUL 2021
« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2021, 0154 UTC »
Only got in at 0112UTC due to passing storms. Signal is weak to fair with storms still moving across MO.
So far I have:
Everly Bros. - All You Have to do is Dream
Billy Ocean - Get Out of My Dreams
The Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream
Aerosmith - Dream On
??? - signal faded
The Moody Blues - Your Wildest Dreams
Roy Orbison - Dream Baby
Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
The Mamas and the Papas - California Somnolienta
Heart - These Dreams
The Monkeys - Daydream Believer
Dan Hartman - I Can Dream About You
Blondie - Dreaming
Van Halen - Dreams .... sample of signal quality off and on https://sndup.net/8jd8
Hall  and Oates - You Make My Dreams Come True
Billy Joel - The River of Dreams
??? - signal faded
Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
??? - signal fade and static from NE/IA/MO storms
Supertramp - Dreamer
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams .... finally got a decent signal around -40dBFS
Kenny Nolan - I Like Dreamin'
Gary Wright - DreamWeaver
SSTV

Good stuff! I'll have to email for a QSL!
« Last Edit: July 31, 2021, 0244 UTC by Robot Matrix »
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