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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #765 on: August 17, 2019, 1822 UTC »
4096.010 KHz  Coxie popping up now and then
4096.370 KHz  Haystack is barely readable
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #766 on: August 18, 2019, 1415 UTC »
4102.810 KHz  Windy. Fair signal with fading. Barely any breeze. Temp 98 Batt 12.3v
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #767 on: September 16, 2019, 1613 UTC »
4095.915 KHz  Coxie is getting stronger but also drifting up in frequency
4096.370 KHz  Haystack is weak but readable
4102.840 KHz  Windy with a good signal. Light breeze. Temp 95 deg Battery  12.9 volts
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #768 on: September 20, 2019, 1427 UTC »
cooler temps and low battery

4102.840 KHz  Windy. Modest breeze. Signal is very good.Temp 75 Battery 12.4v
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #769 on: September 23, 2019, 1316 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Signal 20-30 dB over the noise.
4102.840 KHz  Windy. Very faint.
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #770 on: September 27, 2019, 1341 UTC »
Windy owner/creator: Time for a new battery and bigger solar panels? Winter is approaching.  ;)

4102.840 KHz  Windy. Good signal. No breeze. Tmp 66 Battery a low 12.1 volts
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #771 on: September 27, 2019, 1356 UTC »
4096.308 KHz  Haystack? Just popped up with a fair signal. Maybe sunlight on the solar panel...
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #772 on: September 27, 2019, 1654 UTC »

4096.360 KHz  Haystack. Weak signal but has gradually drifted up in frequency from 4096.308 KHz
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #773 on: October 01, 2019, 1547 UTC »
4096.356 KHz  Haystack. Weak signal with fading
4102.858 KHz  Windy. Fair signal. Light breeze.  Temp  71  Battery  12.7
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #774 on: October 05, 2019, 1406 UTC »
7039.300 KHz  Russian "K" beacon! Variable signal, from barely readable to fair.
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #775 on: October 05, 2019, 1410 UTC »
No "A" beacon on 2097

4096.326 KHz  Haystack. Weak with fading
4102.840 KHz  Windy. Good signal. Slow breeze. Temp  72 Battery 12.4 volts
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #776 on: October 06, 2019, 1427 UTC »
4102.840 KHz  Windy. Good signal with some fades. Little to no breeze. Temp 78 Battery 12.4 volts
7039.300 KHz  Russian "K" beacon! Weak to barely readable
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #777 on: October 07, 2019, 1507 UTC »
4096.335 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable
4102.840 KHz  Windy. Strong signal with deep fades. Slow breeze. Temp 81  Battery 12.5 volts
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #778 on: October 12, 2019, 1314 UTC »
4102.850 KHz  Windy. Strong signal with slow fading. Very slow breeze. Cool at 57 deg  Low Battery 12.3 volts
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Re: Teotwaki's Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #779 on: October 12, 2019, 1358 UTC »
4096.345 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable, starting low in frequency
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