We seek to understand and document all radio transmissions, legal and otherwise, as part of the radio listening hobby. We do not encourage any radio operations contrary to regulations. Always consult with the appropriate authorities if you have questions concerning what is permissable in your locale.

Author Topic: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022  (Read 805 times)

Offline ~SIGINT~

  • DX Legend
  • ******
  • Posts: 1842
  • N.E. Canada (FN08)
  • .ılılı..ılılı..ılılı..ılılı..ılılı..ılılı.
    • View Profile
    • Milspec Communication Canada
BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« on: May 21, 2022, 0056 UTC »
BallSmacker Radio 6960.0 kHz AM 00:56 UTC 21 MAY 2022

00:56 UTC - Carrier is up, a nice S+10 signal with marginal fading;
00:58 UTC - Interval signal;
01:00 UTC - Broadcast begins;
02:38 UTC - SSTV;
02:40 UTC - End of broadcast.

Thank you for the show. Good signal throughout. The new transmitter is holding out good.

Monitoring also available via the live stream: https://ballsmacker.net/


RSPduo | Barker & Williamson T2FD antenna | Toronto, Ontario Canada
« Last Edit: May 21, 2022, 0241 UTC by ~SIGINT~ »

Offline KMD3HR

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 803
  • Somewhere below the Mason Dixon Line
    • MSN Messenger - danmeush@hotmail.com
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2022, 0057 UTC »
Frequency Busy already
Wildfire Interval With lots of QRM from another station and CW
Good Evening Ham Samiches
01:01 Band on the Run Wings
01:05 Runaway Gary Lewis and the Playboys
Ballsmacker.net ID
01:07 Runnin Down a Dream Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
01:11 Take the Money and Run Steve Miller Band
Ballsmacker Radio ID
01:15 Run Through The Jungle The Creedance Clearwater Revival
01:17 Runaway The Starship Jefferson
01:22 Born to Run The Boss
01:27 Fox on the Run Sweet
Ballsmacker Proton Given
01:30 Run The Pink Floyd
01:34 Run a Round Sue Dion Demuchie and the Belmonts
Ballsmacker Radio ID
01:37 It Keeps You Running The doobie Bros
01:41 The Good Run of Bad Luck Clint Black
Ballsmacker Radio ID
01:44 Runaway Train Elton John Eric Clapton
01:50 Runaway Del Shannon
Ballsmacker Radio ID
01:52 Runnin with The Devil Van Halen
01:56 Runaway Train Soul Asylum
Proton Mail addy given for Reception Report
02:00 Run Chicken Run The Felice Brothers
02:05 Nowhere To Run to Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
Ballsmacker ID
02:08 Long Train Runnin The Doobie Brothers
02:11 Psycho Killer The Talking Heads
Ballsmacker.net ID
02:15 Walk This Way Run DMC and Aerosmith
02:19 Take it on the Run REO Speedwagon
Ballsmacker Radio ID
02:23 Runaway Bon Jovi
02:28 Run to You Bryan Adams
02:30 Come On Eileen Dexys Midnight Runners
02:34 The Long Run The Eagles
SSTV Image
Proton Addy Given
Thats All
Wildfire Interval
Off the Air

Thanks for the Show


« Last Edit: May 21, 2022, 0240 UTC by KMD3HR »
Registered Monitoring Station KMD3HR
Longtime SWLer
Somewhere in the South
Kenwood R-1000, Tecsun PL- 660,  Heathkit SB 104,  RDL-SDR, Various Trunked Scanners, Various 2, 6, 10 and 40 meter transcievers Long wires, dipoles, hamsticks
Please eQSL to danmeush@gmail.com
danmeush@hotmail.com
Thank you!
Pirate Radio Rocks

Offline Skipmuck

  • Global Moderator
  • Marconi Class DXer
  • *****
  • Posts: 10142
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2022, 0100 UTC »
0059 UTC Wildfire Piano IS pounding in here at S9+15!
0100 UTC "Band On the Run"-Paul McCartney & Wings with ID over the intro
0107 UTC "Running Down A Dream"-Tom Petty
0149 UTC "Runaway"-Del Shannon version?
« Last Edit: May 21, 2022, 0151 UTC by Skipmuck »
QSL's to poorbrookking@aol.com are greatly appreciated! All reception and postings using My radio, My antenna, and generally in real time(excluding posting of SSTV images!).
QTH:Springfield, MA
JRC NRD-515 with 43 meter half wave dipole into MFJ 949E Versa Tuner: also Grove SP-200 & SONY 2010's

Offline hsmith77

  • DXing Phenomena
  • *******
  • Posts: 4348
    • MSN Messenger - h.smith77@charter.net
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2022, 0101 UTC »
0100 "Band on the Run " Paul McCartney & Wings         S7
0105 "Runaway" Gary Lewis  and the Playboys
0107 "Running Down a Dream " Tom Petty
« Last Edit: May 21, 2022, 0109 UTC by hsmith77 »
Harry L. Smith
Springfield,Oh.
JRC 535D Perseus SDR   MFJ 959C Tuner /Pre Amp. JRC 545 
RF  Systems MK2 antenna
Grundig G3 / G4000a / 400
QSL to h.smith77@charter .net

Online Bali_Frank

  • Marconi Class DXer
  • ********
  • Posts: 5679
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2022, 0101 UTC »
signal S9+5-10 on the SDR in Elida, Ohio
00.58 piano
01.00 ID
01.00 song "Band On The Run"
01.05 song "Runaway"
01.07 ID
01.07 song "Runnin' Down A Dream"
01.11 song "Take The Money And Run"
01.14 ID
01.14 song "Run Through The Jungle"
01.17 song "Runaway"
« Last Edit: May 21, 2022, 0118 UTC by Bali_Frank »
A German living in Bali / Indonesia
I use WebSDR’s
please QSL to: fschuettig_dx1@yahoo.com

Offline rpjjpr

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 329
  • Dubois, PA
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2022, 0103 UTC »
55555
S9+30

0103z Band On the Run-Pail McCartney
RSP1A, 100 foot longwire
RadioShack DX-399
FTdx10, ZS6BKW
QSLs welcome at jonathanpbowers@gmail.com

Offline JustGreg

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 556
  • Oakdale, Connecticut USA
    • View Profile
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2022, 0106 UTC »
I have it with the usual excellent signal.  Playing Paul McCarthy Band on the Run, Cover of Del Shannon Runaway.  Thanks for the show.
0108, Looks like tonight's theme is Running.  Playing Tom Petty Running Down A Dream.
0111, Steve Miller Band, Take the Money and Run
« Last Edit: May 21, 2022, 0113 UTC by JustGreg »
Enjoy Life, JustGreg
Live Well, Laugh Often, Love Much
AirSpy HF + Discovery
66 Foot End Fed Half Wave with 49 to 1 transformer.
frw.greg@gmail.com

Offline William Hassig

  • DX Legend
  • ******
  • Posts: 2059
  • Mt. Prospect, IL 60056 USA
    • MSN Messenger - williamhassig@yahoo.com
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2022, 0107 UTC »
Tuned in at 0105utc on Barrington Hills IL sdr with fair/good S9 to S9+15 signal, song "runaround", nice variety of music from late 1960's on, at 0238 SSTV/FAX, sign off announcement, piano IS then carrier off at 0241. Thanks for the tunes. 
« Last Edit: May 21, 2022, 0242 UTC by William Hassig »
Drake R8, Kenwood R-2000, Panasonic RF-4900, Sony 2010, Realistic DX440, Grundig Satellit 500, 7mhz backyard dipole, Mt Prospect, IL 20miles (32km) NW of downtown Chicago. I have been using online receivers because of strong data hash interference in my neighborhood that I believe is caused by Uverse squeezing up to 100mb/sec through ordinary pairs of wires. I don't have Uverse but neighbors do. williamhassig@yahoo.com

Offline Elf36

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 452
  • Florida
    • View Profile
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2022, 0107 UTC »
Del Shannon - My little runaway . 5/9+ 10 here in Central Florida
Tom Petty- Runnin down a dream. Thanks for the show!
Yaesu FT-950, 135' OCF dipole @ 28', SignaLink interface, Vibroplex Square Racer paddle and a Grundig G3 when portable.

Offline dxwingr

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 153
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2022, 0107 UTC »
Great signal s9+20 and audio

0101utc band on the run
0105utc runaway
0107utc running down a dream
0111utc take the money and run
0114 ballsmaker id
0114utc  run through the jungle
0117utc runrun run away
0122utc  I'd  into  born to run
0127utc fox on the run
0134utc run around sue
0130utc I'd theme tonight
0137utc keeps you running
0144 utc  runway train
0149 utc my little run away
0153utc running with the devil

Thanks for another great show!!!
« Last Edit: May 21, 2022, 0203 UTC by dxwingr »
SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA

Tecsun H501 & pl330...Sangean 909X & 909X2...Grundig Satellit 750
 50 foot longwire & MLA30+ & K180WLA Loop outside...few longwires in attic
QSL'S welcome @ djwngr@comcast.net

Offline Molvania Poacher

  • DX Legend
  • ******
  • Posts: 1958
  • New Hampshire
    • View Profile
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2022, 0111 UTC »
SINPO=34433

108- "Runnin' Down A Dream" by Tom Petty.
111- "Take The Money And Run" by The Steve Miller Band.
All reception direct.
QTH New Hampshire (70 miles north of Boston).
1980's portable Uniden CR-2021, with MFJ-16010 tuner and about 135 feet of wire thrown up in the trees.
eQSLs most appreciated to molvaniapoacher@gmail.com.

Offline Elf36

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 452
  • Florida
    • View Profile
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2022, 0112 UTC »
Steve Miller band- Take the money and run. Have fun! Now 5/9 + 20
Yaesu FT-950, 135' OCF dipole @ 28', SignaLink interface, Vibroplex Square Racer paddle and a Grundig G3 when portable.

Offline Markokpik

  • DXing Phenomena
  • *******
  • Posts: 2934
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #12 on: May 21, 2022, 0114 UTC »
0058 Piano IS, 0100 "Good evening … you are listening to Ballsmacker Radio somewhere on the East coast, 6960 AM. (bowling ball pin drop), "Band on the run" - Wings, "Runaway" - Gary Lewis and the Playboys, "check out our new website at ballsmacker.com (pin drop), Runnin' down a dream" - Jacob Johnson, "Take the money and run" - Steve Miller Band, ID

S9 + 10 here.  Good audio
Mark Taylor
Madison, Wi.
Perseus, Elad FDM S2, Airspy HF+ & HF+ Discovery, e1, bunch of portables

Offline Kinohead

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 10
  • Central VA
  • Ah, no...
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #13 on: May 21, 2022, 0115 UTC »
Signal 6 to 7.5 fluctuation, buy growing stronger as I listen.  Some static crashes.  Fairly clear.   

0100 UTC -- "Band on the Run" Wings
0104 UTC -- "Runaway" Del Shannon
0106 UTC -- Ballsmacker ID into "Running Down the Dream" Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers -- S7/8 now
0110 UTC -- "Take the Money and Run"  Steve Miller Band -- fading hard but back to clear
0113 UTC -- Ballsmacker ID into "Run through the Jungle"  Creedence Clearwater Revival
0116 UTC -- "Run Runaway" Slade -- fade to S5 for a while but regaining strength to 7
0121 UTC -- ID and into "Born to Run" Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
0127 UTC -- "Fox on the Run" Sweet
0130 UTC -- Ballsmaker@protomail.com EQSL - "Songs have one thing in common"
0130 UTC -- "Run Like Hell" -- Pink Floyd
0134 UTC -- "Run Around Sue" -- Dion
0137 UTC -- QSL tag into "It Keeps You Running" -- Doobie Brothers
0144 UTC -- BSR ID into "Runaway Train"  -- Elton John and Eric Clapton
0150 UTC -- "Runaway" -- Del Shannon 
0152 UTC -- BSR ID into "Running with the Devil" -- Van Halen  (serious fading)
0155 UTC -- "Runaway Trains" -- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
0200 UTC -- Theme SQL to above email.  Ballsmacker@protonmail.com -- "Run Chicken Run" -- Felice Brothers. S5 to 7
0205 UTC -- "Nowhere to Run" -- Martha and the Vandellas
0270 UTC -- Ballsmacker ID  into "Long Train a Runnin" Doobie Brothers
0211 UTC -- "Run, Run Away" -- Talking Heads
0215 UTC -- website plug into "Walk this Way" -- Run-D.M.C.
0219 UTC -- "Take it on the Run" -- REO Speedwagon
0222 UTC -- BSR ID into "Little Runaway" by Bon Jovi - much interference with CW and static starting.
0226 UTC -- "Run to You" -- Bryan Adams
0230 UTC -- BSR ID into "Come on Eileen" -- Dexy's Midnight Runners
0234 UTC -- "In the Long Run" -- The Eagles
0238 UTC -- SSTV Tag? (gotta get that decoder)
0239 UTC -- SIGN OFF BallSmacker Radio -- EQSL with theme.
0240 UTC -- "Wildfire" and static.



Great show!  Thanks for the tunes and the theme (worked remarkably well).
« Last Edit: May 21, 2022, 0240 UTC by Kinohead »
Nooelec Nesdr + Ham it UP, Techsun PL-330 and Zenith Trans Oceanic on MA 30+ loop and random length long wire antenna.
EQSL:  kinemec at gee male dot com

Offline Ron Hunsicker

  • DX Legend
  • ******
  • Posts: 1184
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: BallSmacker Radio 6960 AM 0056 UTC 21 MAY 2022
« Reply #14 on: May 21, 2022, 0116 UTC »
0115  Run Through the Jungle.  ID @ 0114.  Bandwidth a bit more than 8000 Hz.  35454 in Wyomissing.

Ron
Ron Hunsicker
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania 
ronhunsi at ptd.net
Elad FDM-S3, a dipole cut for 6955, a DX Engineering Amplified Vertical, and a Wellbrook with a rotator

 

HFUnderground T-Shirt
HFUnderground House Flag
by MitchellTimeDesigns