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Offline CptFourA

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Dasher on 4096.25
« on: January 29, 2012, 1636 UTC »
Hearing the 4096.25, 1 second dasher fairly well this morning. Good signal above the noise most of the time.

The HFUnderground Beacon Wiki states this is a 400mW out of Joshua Tree Natl. Park.

Short recording from this morning, approx 1600Z, location is Phoenix, AZ metro area. Icom 718 with 40m dipole not up very high.

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Re: Dasher on 4096.25
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2012, 2116 UTC »
Yay! It's still in operation! ;D

That's normally a regular after midnight here, but I haven't heard it for almost a year and wondered if it konked ???


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Re: Dasher on 4096.25
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2012, 2127 UTC »
I heard several dashers on March 3, 2012 late at night. I got to use a 3 element 80 meter beam and a foursquare for 80m. This was not at my home site where I only have an 80m dipole.

I heard one dasher around 4096.25, another around 4096.55 and another a couple hundred kHz higher than that. All were right around the noise level but coming up out of the noise about 70% of the time.

I haven't been able to hear any of them at all this winter at home on my 80m dipole but it's obvious they are active and detectable in this area with a superior antenna system.
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TS-850S, 40 meter full-wave loop, various dipoles