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Author Topic: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022  (Read 1672 times)

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Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« on: May 07, 2022, 2358 UTC »
Very Good Reception   MDK2 - Nice job by Spurs v. Liverpool today, didn't thing they would hold the tie.  I wish not to talk about City's Champions league exit 🤦

2358 Wildfire IS
0000 ID, Bowling Ball sounds, to "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" Elton John, an underplayed and under rated tune
0010 "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" Elton John, ID
0011 "No Sugar Tonight" The Guess Who
0016 "I'd Really Love To See You Tonight" England Dan and John Ford Coley
0018 web site given to "Everybody Have Fun Tonight" Wang Chung
« Last Edit: May 08, 2022, 0019 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: Unid 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2021
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2022, 2359 UTC »
First noted around 2355z here, but very very low audio. I didn't want to be the first one to post. I'm seeing a carrier with audio in the upper sideband, but not the lower, on my waterfall.
0041 signal much better now, and more obviously full AM mode. SIO 222.
« Last Edit: May 08, 2022, 0041 UTC by MDK2 »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2022, 0001 UTC »
0000 Elton John   S7
« Last Edit: May 08, 2022, 0003 UTC by hsmith77 »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2022, 0012 UTC »
Ballsmacker Radio sounding very good with a very clean signal tonight. Thanks for the show.
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2022, 0012 UTC »
0011 Tough copy also low audio  - The Guess Who / no sugar tonigh
« Last Edit: May 08, 2022, 0015 UTC by Davep »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2022, 0013 UTC »
Very weak in NM, but quite strong and good audio on a couple east coast SDRs
0011 "Wires up in the tree" female ID

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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2022, 0024 UTC »
There are 2 stations on 6960....

One USB and One AM

Second station USB faded away.  Sounded like Russian dialog and music. 
« Last Edit: May 08, 2022, 0105 UTC by RadioNutz »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2022, 0041 UTC »
Ball Smacker into New Hampshire at +10 over S9/SNR: 17.4dB !!! Great signal!!
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2022, 0042 UTC »
0041 UTC: Nice S9+ signal with slight fading and some noise.
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2022, 0043 UTC »
S9 with a little noise.  Thanks for the show
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2022, 0052 UTC »
signal S9+15-20 on the SDR in Vermont
00.50 song "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight"
00.52 song "Are You Lonesome Tonight"
00.55 ID
00.55 song "The Kid Is Hot Tonite"
« Last Edit: May 08, 2022, 0057 UTC by Bali_Frank »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« Reply #11 on: May 08, 2022, 0057 UTC »
S9 into N. KY Hex beam barely off the ground. Are You Lonesome Tonight - Elvis

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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2022, 0059 UTC »
0056 "The Kid Is Hot Tonight" - Loverboy  S9 + 30-40 !!!
0100 "Get Down Tonight" - KC & The Sunshine Band.
0103 ID/email/QSL info.
0104 "I Need You Tonight" - ZZ Top
0113 "Heartache Tonight" - Eagles
0116 "Take Me Home Tonight - Eddie Money.
0120 "You're All I've Got Tonight" - The Cars
0139 "Tonights The Night" - Rod Stewart
0143 SSTV
0144 ID and close down announcements.
0145 Wildfire IS
0146 Carrier off ... thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: May 08, 2022, 0149 UTC by clobdell »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2022, 0102 UTC »
0102 UTC - Signal is S9 in WNY, audio is good, KC And The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
0106 UTC - ZZ Top - I Need You Tonight
0110 UTC - CCR - Hey Tonight
0113 UTC - The Eagles - Heartache Tonight, signal now S9+10dB
0117 UTC - Eddie Money - Take Me Home Tonight

Thanks for the show!
« Last Edit: May 08, 2022, 0126 UTC by Traveling Wave »
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Re: Ball Smacker Radio 6960 am 2358 utc 7 May 2022
« Reply #14 on: May 08, 2022, 0104 UTC »
SINPO=45554, impressive!

102- "Get Down Tonight" by KC and The Sunshine Band.
103- YL IDs with email address, over music.
103- "I Need You Tonight" by ZZ Top.
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