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Loggings => HF Beacons => Topic started by: SV1XV on February 19, 2019, 2005 UTC

Title: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on February 19, 2019, 2005 UTC
DARC propagation beacon DRA5 on 5195 kHz CW, at 20:00 UTC. Weak in Athens, Greece


Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on February 22, 2019, 2120 UTC
Luxembourg propagation beacon LX0HF on 5205.2 kHz CW, at 21:15 UTC. Medium strength with QSB (fading) in Athens, Greece.

See their website: http://www.rlx.lu/de/qso/repeaters/beacons.html (http://www.rlx.lu/de/qso/repeaters/beacons.html) for further info.

Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on February 23, 2019, 2130 UTC
Sursee, Switzerland propagation beacon HB9AW on 5291.0 kHz CW, at 19:05 UTC. Medium strength in Athens, Greece.

See their website "Bake 5'291 kHz" (https://www.hb9aw.ch/bake-5000khz/)  for further info.

Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on February 23, 2019, 2253 UTC
Westmorland UK propagation beacon GB3WES on 5290.0 kHz CW, at 22:46 UTC. Weak signal in Athens, Greece. More info: http://gb3wes.g3wgv.com/ (http://gb3wes.g3wgv.com/).

Orkney Islands propagation beacon GB3ORK on 5290.0 kHz CW, at 22:32 UTC & 22:47 UTC. Weak signal in Athens, Greece.



Title: 30 m beacons
Post by: SV1XV on February 24, 2019, 1621 UTC
Two 10 MHz (30m) beacons today:

DK0WCY on 10144 kHz CW at 15:45 UTC, strong. More info abt the DARC aurora beacon: http://dk0wcy.de/ (http://dk0wcy.de/).

SA6RR on 10133 kHz CW at 15:50 UTC, medium strength: "VVV QRPP BEACON DE SA6RR = QTH JO67KI = PSE RPT ON WWW.RADIOEUD.SE"  More info: http://www.radiorud.se/fyren.php (http://www.radiorud.se/fyren.php). See QSL card on my ipernity site: SA6RR Beacon QSL-CARD (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/777361/48167616).


Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on February 25, 2019, 2115 UTC
5 MHz bandscan tonight:

Sursee, Switzerland propagation beacon HB9AW on 5291.0 kHz CW, at 21:10 UTC. Medium strength in Athens, Greece.

Good signal from Luxembourg propagation beacon LX0HF on 5205.2 kHz CW, at 21:12 UTC

Weak signal from DARC beacon DRA5 on 5195.0 kHz CW at 21:13 UTC

No reception of the two RSGB beacons on 5290 kHz.

Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on February 26, 2019, 0652 UTC
Only 20m beacon heard in early morning today: OH2B on 14100 kHz, 06:50 UTC. No signals from Asia & Pacific beacons.
Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on February 26, 2019, 0944 UTC
Another  20m beacon heard today: RR9O on 14100 kHz, 09:43 UTC. Weak.
Title: Two 30m beacons
Post by: SV1XV on February 27, 2019, 1532 UTC
Two propagation beacons on 10.1 MHz - 30 metes

IK0OZK/B (Marta, Italy) on 10131 kHz CW at 15:20 UTC, weak. Repeats: "VVV DE IK0OZK/B PWR 5 W OUT JN52XM" More info: IK0OZK/B CW Beacon (http://ik0ozk-radio.blogspot.com/)

SA6RR (Oxaback, Sweden) on 10133 kHz CW at 15:50 UTC, weak. Repeats: "VVV QRPP BEACON DE SA6RR = QTH JO67KI = PSE RPT ON WWW.RADIOEUD.SE"

Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on February 28, 2019, 1858 UTC
A 2m beacon today: SV2JL/B on 144450 kHz CW at 17:00 UTC.
Title: G3USF beacon list
Post by: SV1XV on March 03, 2019, 1948 UTC
The G3USF list of HF propagation beacons is no longer available. I found in my records the last issue, published in May 2019, and I have made it available on-line as:

G3USF-HF-Beacons-20180523 (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WYmhu4_Nb_V5wSgFPdS0p2EH6rG2rup_HtK2XFcqWsw/)

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Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on March 03, 2019, 2107 UTC
Propagation beacon HB9AW from Sursee, Switzerland, on 5291.0 kHz CW, at 21:05 UTC. medium strength.

Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on March 09, 2019, 1050 UTC
Morning of March 9, 2019, IARU/NDXF beacons (all CW):

09:31 UTC  14100.0 kHz  RR2O
09:35 UTC  14100.0 kHz  CS3B
09:41 UTC  18110.0 kHz  OH2B
09:43 UTC  18110.0 kHz  RR2O

For more info about the beacons, visit: International Beacon Project (http://ncdxf.org/pages/beacons.html).


Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on March 10, 2019, 1424 UTC
Morning of March 10, 2019, IARU/NDXF beacons (all CW):

08:22 UTC  18110.0 kHz  ZS6DN
Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on March 11, 2019, 0021 UTC
Late evening of March 10, 2019, some 5 MHz propagation beacons (all CW):

19:21 UTC   5195.0 kHz   DRA5
19:22 UTC   5205.2 kHz   LX0HF
19:55 UTC   5291.0 kHz   HB9AW



Title: SV1KMK QRP beacon
Post by: SV1XV on March 11, 2019, 1111 UTC
Today I noticed a new beacon SV1KMK on 14318.2 kHz CW:

VVV VVV VVV
CQ DE SV1KMK QRP TEST
CQ SV1KMK QRP TEST
CQ SV1KMK QRP PSE TEST

I have uploaded a recording: http://www.ipernity.com/doc/777361/48262442 (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/777361/48262442)


Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on March 20, 2019, 1605 UTC
Afternoon of March 20, 2019, IARU/NCDXF (http://www.ncdxf.org/beacon/index.html) beacons (CW):

17:55 UTC  18110.0 kHz  ZS6DN

16:02 UTC  18110.0 kHz  4U1UN

Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on March 20, 2019, 2049 UTC
Late evening of March 20, 2019, some 5 MHz propagation beacons (all CW):

20:45 UTC   5291.0 kHz   HB9AW

20:46 UTC   5290.0 kHz   GB3WES

20:47 UTC   5290.0 kHz   GB3ORK

20:49 UTC   5195.0 kHz   DRA5 (weak)


Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on March 26, 2019, 1829 UTC
Evening of March 26, 2019, some 5 MHz propagation beacons (all CW/A1A):

18:20 UTC   5195.0 kHz   DRA5 (weak)

18:22 UTC   5205.2 kHz   LX0HF

18:28 UTC   5291.0 kHz   HB9AW



Title: DK0WCY active?
Post by: SV1XV on April 06, 2019, 1548 UTC
Has anyone heard propagation beacon DK0WCY on 10144 kHz recently? I have not heard it on my own radios and I also failed to receive it on Twente WebSDR.

Title: IK3NWX 10137.2 kHz
Post by: SV1XV on April 12, 2019, 1135 UTC
I just heard low power beacon IK3NWX from Monselice, ITA (JN55VF). Very difficult to hear and decode, even with a 150 Hz bandwidth, as it is within the always busy FT-8 band.

11:30 UTC  10137.3 kHz  IN3NWX/BEACON

Title: 5 MHz beacon review
Post by: SV1XV on April 29, 2019, 2052 UTC
Late evening of April 29, 2019, some 5 MHz propagation beacon logs (all CW/A1A):

20:33 UTC   5195.0 kHz   DRA5  (DARC)

20:35 UTC   5291.0 kHz   HB9AW

20:36 UTC   5205.2 kHz   LX0HF

20:47 UTC   5290.0 kHz  GB3ORK (RSGB, weak)


Title: GB3ORK in JT9
Post by: SV1XV on May 05, 2019, 0201 UTC
"0148 -22  0.1 1005 @  GB3ORK - 5MHZ"

 5290.0 kHz: Received the JT9 transmission (http://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/K1JT/wsjtx-doc/wsjtx-main-2.0.1.html#SLOW_MODES) from beacon GB3ORK on May 5, 2019 at 01:48 UTC.

The text sent is "GB3ORK - 5MHZ"  GB3ORK is located located on the Orkney Isles at locator IO89JA and is part of the UK 5MHz Beacon Chain (https://rsgb.org/main/operating/band-plans/hf/5mhz/uk-5-mhz-beacon-chain/).



Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on May 08, 2019, 1704 UTC
One DX propagation beacon on May 8, 2019

17:01 UTC   14100.0 kHz   RR9O (Siberia)

Also hearing the regulars OH2B, 4X6TU

Title: Re: SV1KMK QRP beacon
Post by: Teotwaki on May 08, 2019, 1808 UTC
Today I noticed a new beacon SV1KMK on 14318.2 kHz CW:

VVV VVV VVV
CQ DE SV1KMK QRP TEST
CQ SV1KMK QRP TEST
CQ SV1KMK QRP PSE TEST

I have uploaded a recording: http://www.ipernity.com/doc/777361/48262442 (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/777361/48262442)

Thanks for sharing the recording!
Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on May 19, 2019, 2009 UTC
For the first time in recent weeks, propagation beacon DK0WCY on May 19, 2019. Week signal, faded out after a while. At 19:50 I also received fragment of its PSK31 telemetry.

19:33 UTC   10144.0 kHz  DK0WCY Scheggerott, Germany (JO44vq).

Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on May 26, 2019, 0618 UTC
A few 28 MHz propagation beacons on the morning of May 26, 2019 via Es (sporadic E) propagation:

06:05 UTC  28217.0   IQ5MS   JN54AA

06:07 UTC  28205.0   DL0IGI  JN57MT

06:09 UTC  28188.0   OE3XAC  JN78SB



See a list by G3USF here: https://sv1xv.blogspot.com/p/g3usfs-worldwide-list-of-hf-beacons.html (https://sv1xv.blogspot.com/p/g3usfs-worldwide-list-of-hf-beacons.html).


Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on June 11, 2019, 0212 UTC
Dennis Green, ZS4BS is the new IARU HF Beacon coordinator:

ZS4BS's Worldwide List of HF Beacons (https://sv1xv.blogspot.com/2019/06/zs4bss-worldwide-list-of-hf-beacons.html).

The new IARU HF Beacon site is:

Worldwide List of HF Beacons (https://iaruhfbeacons.wordpress.com/).

Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on June 15, 2019, 0731 UTC
A few 28 MHz propagation beacons on June 15, 2019

07:20 UTC  28205.0   DL0IGI  JN57MT   A1A (CW)

07:22 UTC  28226.9   IW3FZQ  JN55VF  A1A (CW)

07:25 UTC  28257.5   DK0TEN  JN47NT  F1A (FSK)


Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on June 26, 2019, 1628 UTC
Today, I hear DARC beacon again, after many days:

16:25 UTC  10144.0 kHz   DK0WCY  CW

Title: DK0WCY 10 MHz
Post by: SV1XV on July 02, 2019, 0432 UTC

04:30 UTC  10144.0 kHz   DK0WCY  CW  DARC beacon with SOLAR/GEO bulletin
 
Title: Re: DK0WCY 10 MHz
Post by: SV1XV on July 08, 2019, 1954 UTC
Excellent signal from the DARC beacon this evening, I decoded both the CW
bulletin at 19:40 UTC and the PSK31 bulletin at 19:50 UTC!

19:40 UTC  10144.0 kHz   DK0WCY  CW/PSK31  DARC beacon with SOLAR/GEO bulletins


Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on July 28, 2019, 1456 UTC

14:50 UTC  18110.0 kHz   4X6TU CW  IARU/NCDXF beacon, Israel.
 
Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on August 04, 2019, 1443 UTC
Two 28 MHz propagation beacons this afternoon:

14:30 UTC  28227.0 kHz  IW3FQZ/B CW  Italy (JN55VF)

14:36 UTC 28173.0 kHz   IZ1EPM/B CW  Italy (JN35WD, 20W)


Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on August 04, 2019, 1528 UTC

15:20 UTC  28257.5 kHz  DK0TEN  F1A  Germany (JN47TN, 15W)



Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on August 12, 2019, 1230 UTC

12:30 UTC  28188.0 kHz  OE3XAC  CW Austria (JN78SB)


Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on August 12, 2019, 1827 UTC

18:20 UTC   7039.9 kHz  IZ3DVW  CW Italy (JN55VF)  weak with QRM

Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on August 14, 2019, 0303 UTC

03:00 UTC   5291.0 kHz  HB9AW  CW Switzerland

Title: Re: HF propagation beacons
Post by: SV1XV on August 30, 2019, 0601 UTC
Two 2m propagation beacon today:

SV2JL/B on 144450 kHz CW at 05:10 UTC

SV2MCG/B on 144430 kHz CW at 05:15 utc