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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #660 on: August 03, 2018, 1853 UTC »
late morning signal popping up
6700.500 KHz Hexie2K  Good signal with mild fades
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #661 on: August 04, 2018, 1309 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  Letter A. Very weak
7039.200 KHz  Russian F beacon. Weak but readable
7039.300 KHz  Russian K beacon. Weak
7039.325 KHz  beacon T. Fair signal
7039.400 KHz  Russian M beacon. Very weak.
« Last Edit: December 12, 2018, 1503 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #662 on: August 04, 2018, 1321 UTC »
4102.830 KHz  Windy. Strong signal. Temp is 90   Battery at 12.6
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #663 on: August 12, 2018, 1653 UTC »
4102.830 KHz  Windy. Fair signal. Temp is 97   Battery at 12.8v
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #664 on: August 14, 2018, 1358 UTC »
Huge 50 dB+ over the noise RTTY signal centered on 4095that is wiping out most of the low power beacons in 95-96 range.

4102.835 KHz  Windy. Readable signal.  Barely a breeze. Temp 90  - Volts 12.6
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #665 on: August 17, 2018, 1700 UTC »
4102.825 KHz  Windy. Fair signal with fading.  Barely a breeze. Temp 100  - Volts 12.8
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #666 on: August 19, 2018, 1513 UTC »
Interesting that Windy has such a high temp early in the morning but the battery does not appear to be charging. Wondering if there are clouds that are reducing sunlight to the panel?

4102.825 KHz  Windy. Fair signal with fading.  Barely a breeze. Temp 108  - Volts 12.6
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #667 on: August 31, 2018, 1309 UTC »
2097.310 MHz  "A" beacon. 25 dB over the noise
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #668 on: August 31, 2018, 1443 UTC »
4102.830 KHz  Windy. Good signal with fades. Temp is 89   Battery at 12.6v
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #669 on: September 06, 2018, 1308 UTC »
only one beacon to catch so far....

2097.310 KHz  "A" beacon. 15 dB over the noise
« Last Edit: September 10, 2018, 1341 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #670 on: September 10, 2018, 1340 UTC »

2097.310 KHz  "A" beacon. 15 dB over the noise
4102.835 KHz  Windy. Signal 10 dB over the noise. Temp 77 Bat 12.6
4102.900 KHz  Unknown. Will watch to see if it is a beacon or just RFI
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #671 on: October 21, 2018, 1320 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  "A" beacon. 10 dB over the noise
4096.370 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable
4102.855 KHz  Windy. 20 Hz higher in freq than in the past. Signal 15 dB over the noise with fades. Temp 62 Bat 12.5v
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #672 on: November 05, 2018, 1442 UTC »
4102.845 KHz  Windy.  No breeze. Temp 71 Bat 12.4 volts
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #673 on: November 06, 2018, 1400 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  "A" beacon. 10 dB over the noise
4096.360 KHz  Haystack. Fair signal with fades
4102.855 KHz  Windy. Signal 15 dB over the noise. No breeze. Temp 62 Bat 12.5v
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #674 on: November 18, 2018, 1451 UTC »

2097.310 KHz  "A" beacon. Barely readable
4102.850 KHz  Windy. Weak signal. Temp 55 Bat 12.4v
« Last Edit: November 20, 2018, 1415 UTC by Teotwaki »
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