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Author Topic: ~4530 kHz beacon? 4/4/2014 CW  (Read 3667 times)

Offline tybrad

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~4530 kHz beacon? 4/4/2014 CW
« on: April 04, 2014, 2336 UTC »
I am hearing now (23:34 UTC) some sort of repetitive beacon (?) on 4530 kHz (+ or - : I'm on a DX160).  I am on CW and the repetition is periodic 'swoosh' every second, with high consistency.  Any ideas?

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« Last Edit: April 05, 2014, 0002 UTC by tybrad »
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Re: ~4530 kHz beacon? 4/4/2014 CW
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2014, 1522 UTC »
The repeating "swoosh" in CW mode on that frequency is CODAR, a specialized form of radar used to study ocean waves and currents.  Since it is not a beacon I am moving this thread to the "Other" category forum.

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Re: ~4530 kHz beacon? 4/4/2014 CW
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2014, 1818 UTC »
Thanks, Token.
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