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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #180 on: January 03, 2016, 1904 UTC »


6700.460 KHz  Hexie2K  weak signal but fairly steady
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #181 on: January 04, 2016, 1452 UTC »
Interesting propagation today

8494.800 KHz Russian letter beacon P at Kaliningrad, good signal

8495.200 KHz  Russian letter beacon F at Vladivostok, weak and heavy fading

2097.310 KHz  letter beacon A with fading
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #182 on: January 04, 2016, 1712 UTC »

Just checked here:
8494.9    "S"    Severomorsk? from 1705z 4 Jan 2016
8494.8    "P"    Kaliningrad? also from 1705z 4 Jan 2016
Most times & frequencies posted are only an approximation.
Wishing the 1980's PopComm was still around.

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #183 on: January 05, 2016, 1436 UTC »

8494.800 KHz Russian letter beacon P at Kaliningrad, good signal

2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A with fading but peaks about 15dB above noise, 10hz lower than yesterday
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #184 on: January 06, 2016, 1438 UTC »
8495.200 KHz Russian letter beacon F sometimes 20 dB above the noise with fast fading

8495.300 KHz Russian letter beacon K, very weak signal

8494.800 KHz Russian letter beacon P , weak signal but steady

2097.290 KHz  letter beacon A with slight fading but peaks about 20dB above noise, 10hz lower in frequency than yesterday morning
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #185 on: January 07, 2016, 1528 UTC »
noise floor at 8MHz is about 10dB lower so I am seeing some really weak Russian beacons

8495.200 KHz Russian letter beacon F, weak signal

8495.400 KHz Russian letter beacon M, very weak signal

8494.800 KHz Russian letter beacon P , weak signal
Jim
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #186 on: January 07, 2016, 1630 UTC »
8495.3    "K"    Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky? from 1625z 7 Jan 2016
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Wishing the 1980's PopComm was still around.

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #187 on: January 09, 2016, 1613 UTC »
Slim pickings this morning since I woke up late. :)

8495.200 KHz  Russian letter beacon F just barely squeaking in above the noise floor
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #188 on: January 10, 2016, 1407 UTC »

8495.000KHz Russian letter beacon C

2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #189 on: January 10, 2016, 1621 UTC »
8494.8    "P"    Kaliningrad? from 1605z 10 Jan 2016
8495.2    "F"    Vladivostok? also from 1605z 10 Jan 2016
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Wishing the 1980's PopComm was still around.

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #190 on: January 11, 2016, 1410 UTC »
Monday morning, 06:05 PST Jan 11
8494.800 KHz Russian letter beacon  P very strong
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #191 on: January 12, 2016, 1457 UTC »

8494.800 KHz Russian letter beacon  P is peaking 20 Db above the noise floor!
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #192 on: January 12, 2016, 1543 UTC »

8495.200 KHz  Russian letter beacon F with fading but staying above the noise floor
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #193 on: January 13, 2016, 1354 UTC »


8495.300 KHz Russian letter beacon k. Briefly came in then faded out

8494.800 KHz Russian letter beacon P is a good 10 dB above the noise

2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A mild fading with peaks about 10dB above the noise

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #194 on: January 14, 2016, 1421 UTC »
8494.800 KHz Russian letter beacon P is a good 10 dB above the noise

2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A very strong with peaks 20dB above the noise
Jim
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