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Author Topic: Korean Coastal Station HLO 16989 kHz morse error  (Read 3319 times)

Offline FFZ

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Korean Coastal Station HLO 16989 kHz morse error
« on: March 27, 2014, 1511 UTC »
Has anyone noticed that when this automated beacon IDs, it sends HLO HLO SLO.  Sounds like their message has an error!  I've listened to it quite a bit lately and wasn't sure if QSB was causing me to miss a dit, but now I'm certain it's an error in their message.  Have a listen on 16989 kHz; the "wheel" sends "CQ CQ CQ DE HLO HLO SLO QSX 16MHZ K".  I'll post audio later on....
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Re: Korean Coastal Station HLO 16989 kHz morse error
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2014, 1617 UTC »
Here is audio of the beacon:
http://youtu.be/g2a69J9_2Fg

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Re: Korean Coastal Station HLO 16989 kHz morse error
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2014, 1437 UTC »
HLG 8484 CW from 1300z 21 May 2014
Most times & frequencies posted are only an approximation.
Wishing the 1980's PopComm was still around.

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Re: Korean Coastal Station HLO 16989 kHz morse error
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2014, 1521 UTC »
Hi,
I've been on 8484(U) since 15:00UTC - twenty minutes now - and there is a signal that sounds like extremely s-l-o-w morse. Any ideas what that could be. Interesting though not terribly exciting!!!!

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Re: Korean Coastal Station HLO 16989 kHz morse error
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2014, 1656 UTC »
Calling themselves seoulradio...HLG  sending qsx 8mhz
Most times & frequencies posted are only an approximation.
Wishing the 1980's PopComm was still around.

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Re: Korean Coastal Station HLO 16989 kHz morse error
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2014, 1840 UTC »
Many thanks for the info. I'm just getting back into shortwave after a 33 year break!! There are a lot of interesting things out there that I didn't tune into back in the early '80s. Is this very slow morse normal for them? Cheers...

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Re: Korean Coastal Station HLO 16989 kHz morse error
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2014, 0942 UTC »
I made a ten minute recording of the signal I was listening to on 8484(U), to try and decipher it. The length of each tone varies between approx 1 second up to approx 11 seconds, most being 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 seconds.

Here is a part of it (hopefully the tone lengths are accurate!!):
2,2,3,2,2,3,3,3,1,3,2,2,2,1,4,3,1,1,3,1,5,1,7,3,2,3,2,5,2,6,3,4,2,4,4,4,6,3,2,2,1,3,2,1,1,2,1,1,3,3,5,4,7,4,4,3,4,6,2,2,3,6,6,2,2,5,5,2,2,1,3,2,8,5,3,1,3,4,4,1,3,4,6,2,3,1,3,6,7,4,2,2,4,2,2,6,1,2,6,6,2,3,4,4,8,3,2,2,1,8,4,1,11,1,3,6,6,2,4,3,3,5,2,5,2,5,3,3,3,2,1,5,4,2,1,7,3,1,4,6,1,3

Any explanation of the the length of the tones would be very much appreciated.... 

 

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