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Offline zeak

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Re: The Desert Whooper
« Reply #60 on: November 07, 2022, 2320 UTC »
Nice Signal!! At 0314Z

569 to 589

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Re: The Desert Whooper
« Reply #61 on: November 07, 2022, 2339 UTC »
My error on the time!! Your beacon first heard a 2300Z with 569-589.
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Re: The Desert Whooper
« Reply #62 on: November 08, 2022, 0254 UTC »
My error on the time!! Your beacon first heard a 2300Z with 569-589.

You should see if you are able to edit your own posts so as to not have to post again. Also, unless I have received a beacon at a substantially different time I just let the time stamp on the message serve as the defining time.

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Jim
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Re: The Desert Whooper
« Reply #63 on: November 18, 2022, 1423 UTC »
With shorter daylight hours I've logged DW's battery voltage trending to 12.7 volts in the hour before sunrise. I've also seen the PV numbers peaking above 2 Amps.
Jim
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Re: The Desert Whooper
« Reply #64 on: November 20, 2022, 0303 UTC »
4095.650
2050 Hearing the whoops only, no CW.

Nothing really on the waterfall.  First time reception!! SW MI
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Re: The Desert Whooper
« Reply #65 on: December 06, 2022, 0242 UTC »
Heard again tonight around 0230 Clearer this time.
No CW heard. Some heard 0300    Vid / Audio clip linked. Notched out data or navtex on 4097ish.
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https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qVuwMVK846iWgr8OE3Q3NcFcCXaV4gSy/view?usp=share_link
« Last Edit: December 06, 2022, 0257 UTC by Paul Turkk »
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Re: The Desert Whooper
« Reply #66 on: January 02, 2023, 1826 UTC »
DW was hungry this morning! Around 9 AM I copied a couple of telemetry reports with voltage and current (PV) numbers over 2.2 Amps
Jim
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Re: The Desert Whooper
« Reply #67 on: February 21, 2023, 1504 UTC »
DW was officially deployed to the Western desert on February 21, 2021.

Happy 2nd Birthday!
Jim
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Re: The Desert Whooper
« Reply #68 on: March 10, 2023, 1607 UTC »
I copied the DW beacon early this morning in Oklahoma City EM15.

10/Mar/2023
0605-0652 UTC
Elecraft KX2 and attic mounted dipole oriented EW

Notes: Very weak signal but whoops easily heard. QSB prevented copying all of the Morse message; portions copied: "DW" "BAT" "TMP" "66" There was a lot of atmospheric noise (QRN), so I had to use quite a bit of attenuation on the receiver.

Thanks for operating this beacon!

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Re: The Desert Whooper
« Reply #69 on: April 12, 2023, 0322 UTC »
0311 4095.6 S6
0322 up to S7 and "BAT 13.0"

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Re: The Desert Whooper
« Reply #70 on: April 29, 2023, 0612 UTC »
The Desert Whooper on 4095.6 CW coming in here at about S1 with fading.
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