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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #210 on: February 07, 2016, 1751 UTC »
6700.500 KHz Hexie2K. Pretty weak with fading too
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #211 on: February 09, 2016, 1545 UTC »


Morning temp at 54 degrees locally and nearby Mojave Deserts are 14 to 17 degrees cooler.

2097.300KHz  "A" beacon is on frequency where I usually receive it and peaking in strength at times 10 dB above local noise floor

7509.200 KHz. russian letter beacon F weak but readable
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #212 on: February 10, 2016, 1352 UTC »
Morning temp at 67 degrees local and nearby Mojave Deserts are 14 to 17 degrees cooler.

2097.300KHz  "A" beacon is on frequency and peaking in strength at times 20 dB above local noise floor with mild fading

7509.200 KHz. Russian letter beacon F weak but readable with fading
« Last Edit: February 15, 2016, 1437 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #213 on: February 15, 2016, 1450 UTC »
Local temp at 58 degrees. Much lower noise floor today, about -110 to -120 dBm. I suspect one of the neighbor's solar panel direct to grid AC converters

2097.310 KHz   Only 10 dB above noise floor, may not have heard it on other days
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #214 on: February 16, 2016, 1425 UTC »
Local temp at 55 degrees. Low noise floor about -110 to -120 dBm.

2097.310 KHz   letter A about 15-20 dB above noise floor and occasional fading
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #215 on: February 17, 2016, 1448 UTC »
Things were looking pretty dead this morning then....

7509.200 KHz Russian beacon F with weak signal and rapid fading

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #216 on: February 19, 2016, 1511 UTC »
7039.300 KHz Russian CW beacon K with rapid fades, signal peaks 20 dB above the noise floor

7509.200 KHz Russian CW beacon F weak but readable just before the noise floor jumped up 20 dB

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #217 on: February 19, 2016, 1601 UTC »
6626.3  KHz  beacon Rainy fading in and out
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #218 on: February 20, 2016, 1353 UTC »

2097.311 KHz CW beacon A

7039.300 KHz Russian CW beacon K

7509.200 KHz Russian CW beacon F
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #219 on: February 20, 2016, 1823 UTC »
Just got back home to spin the dial again....

6700.527 KHz  Hexie2K just climbing up out of the noise floor (-120 dBm on the PX3's display) with deep fades
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #220 on: February 20, 2016, 1909 UTC »
Am hearing Rainy now, seems to be quite high in frequency

6626.500 KHz pirate beacon Rainy, decent signal strength

EDIT for incorrect freq.
« Last Edit: February 21, 2016, 1744 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #221 on: February 21, 2016, 1742 UTC »

6626.500 KHz pirate beacon Rainy, decent signal strength

6700.535 KHz  Hexie2K
« Last Edit: February 21, 2016, 1745 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #222 on: February 26, 2016, 1725 UTC »

6700.525 KHz  Hexie2K
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #223 on: February 26, 2016, 1807 UTC »
6626.400 KHz  starting to hear both Rainy and the unknown ditter, faint and fading deeply. Too weak to try to determine the center frequencies of each on my PX3's display
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #224 on: February 27, 2016, 1820 UTC »
6700.545 KHz  Hexie2K readable but heavy fading
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