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Author Topic: What's up with the Carrier on 6950khz ?  (Read 2262 times)

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What's up with the Carrier on 6950khz ?
« on: March 02, 2014, 0513 UTC »
There's a strong S9+20-40 dbs am signal on 9050 at the moment with no audio , any know what it is ?

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Re: What's up with the Carrier on 6950khz ?
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2014, 0515 UTC »
It was Voice of Mongolia relay on 6948.1 earlier

http://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/topic,15624.0.html

I don't know if its the same or someone else.
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Re: What's up with the Carrier on 6950khz ?
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2014, 0528 UTC »
Weird , its still strong here. Maintaining between 40 and 60 db/9 on my icom 745 and a 50' ish long wire.

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Re: What's up with the Carrier on 6950khz ?
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2014, 0911 UTC »
still here too at 9:00z
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Re: What's up with the Carrier on 6950khz ?
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2014, 1052 UTC »
1051   Loud here in Halifax... S9+20db. That's a lot of energy to be 'a wastin' on an unmodulated carrier
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Re: What's up with the Carrier on 6950khz ?
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2014, 1353 UTC »
Somebody is "burning it in"... ???
It was 20 over in South-Central VA...
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Re: What's up with the Carrier on 6950khz ?
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2014, 1733 UTC »
Heard it earlier in the week. Figured it was the digital station had broke or they were keeping the freq occupied with no traffic.
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Re: What's up with the Carrier on 6950khz ?
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2014, 2248 UTC »
Are we talking about the big carrier around 6946.6?  If so, I'm with skeezix and believe this might be related to the ute that was around this freq recently.  The carrier has been there a couple of days now.
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Re: What's up with the Carrier on 6950khz ?
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2014, 2251 UTC »
I've heard this a few times over the past few days and it's on right now at 2247z. Coming in at S9 +40 into Maine.

There have been definite times that it wasn't transmitting or I couldn't hear it here.
« Last Edit: March 02, 2014, 2325 UTC by Tuco »
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Re: What's up with the Carrier on 6950khz ?
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2014, 2301 UTC »
I've been away from the radios for the last few nights, for the most part. So tonight is my first night seeing this thing. It is a BEAST that will hit S9+50. Going strong right now at 2301 UTC.
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Re: What's up with the Carrier on 6950khz ?
« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2014, 2316 UTC »
Hearing it now at 2312Z, ~ S7. Checked earlier today, probably when I saw this thread (1733Z) and I didn't hear it at the time.

What that means-
1. It wasn't on at 1733Z
2. It was on, but not in daytime range of here


Part of me hopes its #2, as this would be a good one to monitor from all over and see how propagation is. Obviously, that data would be more meaningful if we knew where this dead carrier is.



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« Last Edit: March 02, 2014, 2318 UTC by skeezix »
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Re: What's up with the Carrier on 6950khz ?
« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2014, 0016 UTC »
Are we talking about the big carrier around 6946.6?  If so, I'm with skeezix and believe this might be related to the ute that was around this freq recently.  The carrier has been there a couple of days now.

The carrier / tone on 6946.575 kHz is a resting leg of the 850 Hz S4481 FSK that has been on center freq of 6947 for a few weeks now.  When running the two data tones will be on 6946.575 and 6947.425 kHz.

Not sure if this is the 6950 carrier everyone is talking about or not.

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