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Author Topic: KWQ heard in NC  (Read 475 times)

Offline FTU Alumnus

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KWQ heard in NC
« on: February 17, 2024, 1522 UTC »
Haven't monitored in months and when I began scanning across the band today I heard a "new" one (at least for me).

KWQ ~13565 kHz 1448 UTC - 1510 UTC then returned @ 1517 UTC a little stronger (S5)
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Re: KWQ heard in NC
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2024, 1355 UTC »
That's mine. Blackcat beacon kit. It's Located in Great Falls, VA. Thanks for the report
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Re: KWQ heard in NC
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2024, 1920 UTC »
My Beacon KWQ continues to run at 13565.60
Right now it is on an LNR Precision Trail Friendly 40/20/10 end fed going from the house to a tree.
I've heard it on SDRs as far as 800m/10km away. I also can't seem to hear it from stations any closer than about 300m/500km
It is more likely to be received when the receiver is using a loop for some reason.
I use KWQ because my callsign is KW4WQ
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