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Offline Barycenter

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"UFO" morse beacon on 8001 khz
« on: May 01, 2014, 0234 UTC »
Sorry, I'm new to the forum - but hearing a repeating morse signal of the letters 'UFO' on 8001 khz right now.  Any idea what that is?
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Re: "UFO" morse beacon on 8001 khz
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2014, 0240 UTC »
Signal strength is good here in central MN.
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Re: "UFO" morse beacon on 8001 khz
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2014, 0351 UTC »
Someone else reported hearing "S" on the same frequency.  Interesting...
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Re: "UFO" morse beacon on 8001 khz
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2014, 0356 UTC »
UFO has not been heard in about 5 years, not sure if the is the same UFO or not, but there was a past UFO beacon near this freaquency in the past.  It also showed up on other freqs.

It is about S3 here in the Mojave Desert.  Freq is 8001.048 kHz.

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Re: "UFO" morse beacon on 8001 khz
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2014, 1216 UTC »
May 13, 1300 utc  nice Q5 not strong but solid.
I wonder if the UFOs are going to land?

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Re: "UFO" morse beacon on 8001 khz
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2014, 0033 UTC »
Got UFO on 8000 khz  time 0015 utc   Q5 copy
Sky King message sent by a hand key of some type not perfect Cw.
Only got the sign off as Sky King...