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Re: Morning log
« Reply #15 on: October 01, 2014, 1054 UTC »
Hearing A on 2097 with a faint signal at 1053z on 1 Oct 2014.

Nothing heard on or around 4096 kHz.  Did Space Aliens steal the beacons?
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #16 on: October 01, 2014, 2007 UTC »
There's some logs here: http://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/board,18.0.html

Oh, I misunderstood. I thought you meant some sort of clandestine HF beacons.
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #17 on: October 02, 2014, 0339 UTC »
This afternoon in the 4096 kHz area I have seen:

4094.5     X
4095.9    4 sec dasher, possibly Coxie
4096.2    1 sec dasher, possibly Hexie
4097.2    Inyo Whooper

So the 4096 cluster still has some residents.

I am not 100% sure the current 4 sec dasher is Coxie, I don't remember the large shift at the beginning of the dash being on Coxie.

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Re: Morning log
« Reply #18 on: October 02, 2014, 1052 UTC »
I'm hearing A on 2097 at 1052z on 2 Oct 2014. Extremely weak. Nothing heard around 4096 again.
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #19 on: October 02, 2014, 1611 UTC »
good reception of "Rainy" right now on 6626.3 KHz
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #20 on: October 02, 2014, 1815 UTC »
This afternoon in the 4096 kHz area I have seen:

4094.5     X
4095.9    4 sec dasher, possibly Coxie
4096.2    1 sec dasher, possibly Hexie
4097.2    Inyo Whooper

So the 4096 cluster still has some residents.

I am not 100% sure the current 4 sec dasher is Coxie, I don't remember the large shift at the beginning of the dash being on Coxie.

T!

Time in the afternoon?

I am guessing that location, time of day, antenna and conditions are factors we would have in common. Because you don't live all that far from me the main factor might be time of day. I am working from home today so I am checking the listed beacons as often as I can. Otherwise it has been quite a while since I heard a 4 MHz beacon in the morning
Jim
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #21 on: October 02, 2014, 1831 UTC »
That was around 0000 UTC.  I was not really paying attention, I just tuned across them and remembered this thread was here, asking if the 4096 bunch was still around.

Keep in mind because of my location I often get these guys 24/7 (for the ones on 24/7).  Even the harmonic of the Inyo Whooper is a common signal here.

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Re: Morning log
« Reply #22 on: October 04, 2014, 1600 UTC »
Heard "A" on 2097 KHz at 1400 UTC
Now hearing "Rainy" on 6626.3 KHz 1600UTC
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #23 on: October 05, 2014, 1830 UTC »
Good copy on Rainy at 6626.3 KHz 18:30 UTC
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #24 on: October 18, 2014, 1357 UTC »
"A" on 2097 KHz
decent copy right now at 13:50 UTC


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Re: Morning log
« Reply #25 on: October 20, 2014, 1044 UTC »
Just A this morning on 2097. None of the 4 MHz beacons are audible.

Nothing around 8 MHz, either.
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #26 on: October 21, 2014, 1026 UTC »
Once again it is Groundhog Day in the world of beacons here, only hearing A on 2097, nothing else.
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #27 on: October 22, 2014, 1308 UTC »
I went down the list just now and only "A" on 2097 can be heard. I'd love to know how it is built and the general area it is located in. It is such a consistent performer. Kudos to the creator of it.
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #28 on: October 23, 2014, 1302 UTC »
Just "A" on 2097 KHz this morning
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #29 on: October 27, 2014, 1026 UTC »
A is occasionally popping up out of the noise floor on 2097, but that's about it this morning.
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