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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #270 on: April 19, 2016, 1333 UTC »
2097.310  KHz  CW beacon A, getting weaker as the sun is rising
4095.900  KHz Viking, very weak
4096.365  KHz Hexie, decent signal
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #271 on: April 21, 2016, 1334 UTC »
4095.900  KHz Viking, very weak
4096.365  KHz Hexie, weak but readable
7039.400 KHz Russian letter beacon M, good signal with some deep fades (definitely not the T beacon)

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #272 on: April 22, 2016, 1250 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  CW beacon A about 20 dB over the noise floor

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #273 on: April 22, 2016, 1358 UTC »
4096.365 KHz Hexie is now coming up out of the noise

The 2097 A beacon has faded out
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #274 on: April 23, 2016, 1354 UTC »
7039.360 KHz  beacon T with mild fading, peaks about 10-15 dB above the noise
4096.360 KHz  Hexie with a readable signal
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #275 on: April 25, 2016, 1401 UTC »
4096.360 KHz  Hexie with a weak signal
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #276 on: April 26, 2016, 1330 UTC »
4095.885 KHz Viking, very weak, fading
4096.360 KHz Hexie, weak but readable
7039.400 KHz Russian letter beacon M, weak signal with some deep fades. Sounds distorted, now have some foreign language ham splattering audio and covering it up
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #277 on: May 01, 2016, 1737 UTC »
4096.136 KHz Viking, found it fairly high in frequency generally very weak and occasionally pops up strong
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #278 on: May 02, 2016, 1341 UTC »
4096.350 KHz Hexie weak but readable
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #279 on: May 03, 2016, 1328 UTC »
4096.350 KHz Hexie Decent signal
7039.300 KHz Russian letter beacon K, very faint
7039.400 KHz Russian letter beacon M, weak but readable
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #280 on: May 07, 2016, 1347 UTC »
Cloudy and rainy weather so we'll see how many of the solar powered beacons can squeak to life today!

4096.345 KHz Hexie, Good signal
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #281 on: May 07, 2016, 1536 UTC »
4097.200 KHz  Inyo Whooper, decent signal with long fades.  When the signal is peaking I can see it pop up above the center frequency and then sweep down. Roughly +\- 10 Hertz
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #282 on: May 07, 2016, 1547 UTC »
7039.360 KHz  T beacon is popping up, deep fades
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #283 on: May 08, 2016, 1528 UTC »
4095.995 KHz  Viking with a strong signal, drifting up in frequency
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #284 on: May 10, 2016, 1354 UTC »
4095.749 KHz  Viking with a fair signal
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