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Author Topic: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0055 UTC 07 MAY 2022  (Read 987 times)

Offline clobdell

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0055 UTC 07 MAY 2022
« Reply #15 on: May 07, 2022, 0123 UTC »
0122 Nice AM signal tonight ... good modulation S9 + 15
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0055 UTC 07 MAY 2022
« Reply #16 on: May 07, 2022, 0135 UTC »
Nice signal into NE Alabama but lots of QRN this evening.
01:29 -- Boston
01: 32 -- Hank Williams -- All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight
01: 33 -- ID with EQSL information
01:33 -- Phil Collins -- In The Air Tonight
SINPO: 44334
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0055 UTC 07 MAY 2022
« Reply #17 on: May 07, 2022, 0141 UTC »
I was able to hear a little of the show, but I didn't have particularly good reception.  There was a lot of static for me and the signal seemed to go in and out, but wasn't especially solid when it was in.  *shrug*  Oh well.

FWIW, my RSSI was showing around 30, and the SNR was generally not more than about 20.  I do have a signal meter of some kind on my radio, but with 12 segments on a scale that reads from 0 to 10 seems weird to me.  On that, I was getting about 2 or 3 segments, so maybe a 2 out of 10?

I didn't listen for very long, but thanks for doing the broadcast.

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0055 UTC 07 MAY 2022
« Reply #18 on: May 07, 2022, 0158 UTC »
Elvis at 0155z, on 6980, IDs as Ball Smacker Radio, "somewhere in the northeast". 
I neglected to power up my phaser at first, but this was still loud and clear on what should have been a fairly dead antenna. So "northeast" sounds about right.

Jim, western NY

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0055 UTC 07 MAY 2022
« Reply #19 on: May 07, 2022, 0221 UTC »
on 6960.0             direct
0214 rock (some 'tonight'), 0216 pop-rock, 0220 ' --- Radio', music
more rock, with a few words at 0228
0235 W voice (no copy, lacking of punch)), next record
0243 SSTV (I missed the top, so it's  ..... Radio)
0245 clear full ID, ballsmacker at protonmail dot com,
0246 OFF
« Last Edit: May 07, 2022, 0247 UTC by Ray Lalleu »
D/E/F/G/It/Sp : Dutch/English/French/German/Italian/Spanish
+/- : about 0.02 offset, ++/-- 0.03/0.04 offset
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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0055 UTC 07 MAY 2022
« Reply #20 on: May 07, 2022, 0233 UTC »
We doubled the amount of emails ever received before tonight, so thanks.  New TX amp is awesome.  Hopefully it doesn't melt itself or anything else.  Donations really do make a difference!

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0055 UTC 07 MAY 2022
« Reply #21 on: May 07, 2022, 0242 UTC »
A nice e-QSL just received, with tonight's theme prominently displayed. Thanks for the quick response! Don't worry, I won't reveal tonight's theme. 

Jim, western NY

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Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0055 UTC 07 MAY 2022
« Reply #22 on: May 07, 2022, 0247 UTC »
Tuned in at 0245utc on barrington Hills IL sdr with noisy S9 to S9+10 signal, heard Ballsmacker ID then piano IS then off air at 0247, I missed broadcast.
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