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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #960 on: May 15, 2021, 1356 UTC »
4095.650 KHz  Desert Whooper. Good signal on the KX3. BAT 13.7  OTMP 71  ITMP 75   PV 653
4102.840 KHz  Windy. Good signal. Slow dits. TMP 74  B 11.8
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #961 on: May 30, 2021, 1841 UTC »
All received on KFS Kiwi SE

4095.650 KHz  Desert Whooper.  BAT 13.7  OTMP 92  ITMP 100   PV 5
4102.840 KHz  Windy. Slow dits. TMP 106  B 12.7
6627.21 KHz  Gendarme. About 1KHz wide as Syfr pointed out
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #962 on: June 01, 2021, 1536 UTC »

All received on KFS Kiwi SE although I have weak but readable signals at home on Windy and DW

4095.650 KHz  Desert Whooper.  BAT 13.7  OTMP 88  ITMP 93   PV 4
4102.840 KHz  Windy. No breeze. TMP 94  B 12.2
6627.21  KHz  Gendarme with it's wide signal
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #963 on: June 04, 2021, 1709 UTC »
For the heck of it I tuned in to Gendarme and lo and behold....

6627.2 KHz  Gendarme. Weak but easily recognizable on my KX3 here at home
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #964 on: June 11, 2021, 1457 UTC »

4095.650 KHz  DW, weak but readable, BAT  13.7   OTMP  68  ITMP  73  PV  5
4102.840 KHz  Windy. Slight breeze. TMP  97   B   12.1
7039.400 KHz  Russian M beacon, very weak
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #965 on: June 14, 2021, 1239 UTC »
4095.650 KHz  DW, S9-S10 on KFS, BAT  13.0   OTMP  78  ITMP  82  PV  1
7039.400 KHz  Russian M beacon, very weak on my KX3
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #966 on: June 14, 2021, 1249 UTC »
Decided to check some other Russian Beacons

8495.300 KHz  Russian K, pretty strong on my KX3
8495.400 KHz  Russian M, weak but readable
10,872.400 KHz  Russian M, barely readable
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #967 on: June 14, 2021, 1257 UTC »
Dawn is breaking so desert beacons are starting to rise up on the KX3

4095.650 KHz   DW! Good whoops coming in.  BAT 13.0  O TMP 78  I TMP 82 PV 12
4102.830 KHz   Windy! Weak to good signal. No breeze  TMP  80  B 12.1
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #968 on: June 28, 2021, 1716 UTC »
kfs se kiwi

4095.650 KHz  Desert Whooper.  VERY weak. BAT 13.1  OTMP 75  ITMP 72   PV 0  (temps are the same as yesterday and this morning)
4097.270 KHz  Fast Dasher. Strong signal
4102.790 KHz  Windy. Lower frequency. Light breeze. TMP 111  B 12.0
6627.1    KHz  Gendarme with a wide bandwidth and strong signal
6998.73 KHz    Archer. Weak on SE kiwi. Better on Omni kiwi. Badly distorted CW "ABK"
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #969 on: July 03, 2021, 1353 UTC »
 Desert Whooper and the L Beacon still MIA

4102.790 KHz  Windy. Weak but readable on my NRD-525. Light breeze.   TMP 85  B 11.5
6998.73 KHz    Archer Beacon. Weak on the KFS Omni kiwi. Badly distorted CW "ABK"
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #970 on: August 01, 2021, 1628 UTC »

4095.650 KHz   DW. Weak but readable on the KX3
4102.790 KHz  Windy. Weak but readable on my KX3

The eastern California deserts look as if they are mostly cloud free. Good weather for solar charging of beacon batteries. Image ends around 15:51Z

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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #971 on: August 04, 2021, 1424 UTC »
4095.650 KHz   DW. Weak but readable on the KX3. BAT 13.6  O TMP  93  I TMP 99  PV  1497
4102.790 KHz  Windy. Weak but readable on my KX3. Anemometer is stuck, draining the battery.  TMP 100  B 11.1

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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #972 on: August 06, 2021, 1259 UTC »

4095.650 KHz   DW is S9+ on the KFS SE SDR. BAT 12.9  O TMP  83  I TMP 90  PV  2
4102.790 KHz   Windy is S9+ on the KFS SE SDR. Weak wind. TMP 82  B 11.3
7039.400 KHz   Russian beacon M, good signal on my KX3
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #973 on: August 09, 2021, 1448 UTC »

4095.650 KHz   DW,good signal at home.   BAT 13.9   O TMP  86  I TMP 97  PV  1715
4102.790 KHz   Windy, good signal at home. Weak wind. TMP 85  B 11.4

I also checked the KFS SE kiwi and the signals are huge there, S9+
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #974 on: August 15, 2021, 1401 UTC »
Briefly had the Russian "M" on 7039.4 KHz but Ham-splatter squashed it

4095.650 KHz   DW is weak and variable here at home. BAT 13.5  O TMP  87  I TMP 93  PV  527
4097.130 KHz   Whoopy dasher is only heard on the KFS-SE kiwi but not here at home
4102.810 KHz   Windy is weak and variable here at home. Quick wind. TMP 83  B 11.4



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