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Re: My Morning Log
« Reply #150 on: November 18, 2015, 1220 UTC »
2097.310 KHz. "A" beacon 25dB above noise floor at peaks and occaisional fades to the noise floor

4080.001 KHz. Something weak with a waterfall pattern that looks like Morse but the audio is not so distinct. I am unsure if this is the TMP beacon or just something random

7509.2 KHz Russian letter beacon F weak but readable

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« Last Edit: November 18, 2015, 1637 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #151 on: November 18, 2015, 1345 UTC »
4080.001 KHz   TMP Beacon. Despite the bad keying I have been watching the waterfall display lay out the Morse code and am certain this is the TMP beacon 400HZ higher than listed
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #152 on: November 19, 2015, 1401 UTC »
2097.310 KHz letter A beacon
4096.365 KHz  Hexie
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #153 on: November 20, 2015, 1438 UTC »

2097.310 KHz letter A beacon about 10dB above the noise floor
4096.365 KHz  Hexie faint with rapid fading
7039.300 KHz Russian beacon K
7509.200 KHz Russian beacon F
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #154 on: November 21, 2015, 1821 UTC »
I ran a quick check at 05:30 PST and found nothing. Now back home and clearly hearing Rainy which is high in frequency at 6626.450 KHz and pretty strong with some fades

Hexie2k is right on 6700.500 running 10 to 15 db above the noise floor with some fast, deep fades
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #155 on: November 22, 2015, 1227 UTC »
04:00 PST

2097.310 KHz  letter "A" with light fading, peaks at 20dB above the noise floor

7509.200 KHz  Russian letter "F" weak but readable

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #156 on: November 22, 2015, 1703 UTC »
Hexie peeking above the noise on 4096.265 KHz then fading out

Rainy is coming up, may be low in frequency? 6626.2 KHz. Wish I had better reception to map out frequency vs. temperature over the year

Above the center frequency of Rainy I see four almost evenly spaced signals. 6626.44 ,  .52 , .63 and .71 that I guess could be called buzzers? There is fading and the noise floor is coming up so a little hard to tune the correct centers

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #157 on: November 22, 2015, 1732 UTC »


about the middle of the left half you can see the horizontal traces of Rainy. To the right you can see at least three of the unknown signals. Could just be local computer junk for all I know  ;D
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #158 on: November 22, 2015, 1739 UTC »
here is a good shot of Hexie2K
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #159 on: November 29, 2015, 1616 UTC »
switched on the KX3/PX3 at 8 AM PST and found the Inyo Whooper on 4097.250 KHz periodically coming above the noise



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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #160 on: December 01, 2015, 1610 UTC »
4 AM PST

Letter Beacon "A" on 2097.31 KHz

8 AM PST

Inyo Whooper on 4097.250 KHz periodically coming above the noise




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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #161 on: December 02, 2015, 1432 UTC »
2097.310 KHz. "A"  good with mild fading

7039.300 KHz.  Russian "K" beacon with a decent signal
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #162 on: December 04, 2015, 1327 UTC »
2097.310KHz  "A" beacon with 20dB Peaks and slow fades to almost inaudible signal strength

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #163 on: December 05, 2015, 1329 UTC »

2097.310KHz  "A" beacon very weak
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #164 on: December 05, 2015, 2013 UTC »
6626.45 KHz. Rainy is pretty strong. Easier to figure out where the center frequency has drifted to

6700.500 KHz. hexie2K is very stong
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