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Re: Morning log
« Reply #120 on: September 14, 2015, 1305 UTC »
starting at 05:30 PST

"A" beacon on 2097.305 KHz very strong with minimal fading
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #121 on: October 17, 2015, 0724 UTC »
http://sv1xv.blogspot.gr/2015/10/dasher-beacon-on-7010-khz.html

A dasher appears just above 7010 kHz, audible when there is no other CW ham traffic.

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Re: Morning log
« Reply #122 on: October 17, 2015, 1515 UTC »
Rainy coming in fair with some deep fades
6626.3 khz
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #123 on: October 18, 2015, 1746 UTC »
6700.5. hexie2K fair signal no fading

6626.3 rainy weak and fading
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #124 on: October 25, 2015, 1823 UTC »
Had to get up at 5am PST today and the A beacon on 2097.3 KHz was really strong. Right now at 11:20am PST Hexie2K is fair and steady on 6700.5 KHz

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Re: Morning log
« Reply #125 on: October 26, 2015, 1255 UTC »
Another early morning starting my listening about 05:30 PST

7039.3 KHz. Great copy on Russian letter "K" at Petropavlosk-Kamchatsky
2097.3 KHz "A" beacon clear and 10dB above the noise floor

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Re: Morning log
« Reply #126 on: October 26, 2015, 1311 UTC »
@1310z, too late for A here, but K is very audible here.
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #127 on: October 26, 2015, 1331 UTC »
@1310z, too late for A here, but K is very audible here.

Nice! Good data point.
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #128 on: October 27, 2015, 1327 UTC »
start at 06:10 PST

7039.3 KHz. Fair signal with deep fades for Russian letter "K" at Petropavlosk-Kamchatsky
2097.3 KHz "A" beacon clear and 20dB above the noise floor on my PX3 display
8495.4 KHZ "M" beacon weak but readable from Magadn, Russia

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Re: Morning log
« Reply #129 on: October 27, 2015, 1626 UTC »


6626.3 KHz Rainy coming in fair starting about 09:00 PST

The Russian beacons have faded out

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Re: Morning log
« Reply #130 on: October 27, 2015, 1735 UTC »
couple of observations

Rainy appears to have drifted upward. I took a look on the PX3 display and centered the little frequency "sweeps" at 6626.400 KHz

6700.5 KHz with Hexie2K coming up out of the noise

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Re: Morning log
« Reply #131 on: November 03, 2015, 1541 UTC »
Have to admit I got excited because I can just hear the Inyo Whooper rising above the noise on 4097.25 KHz
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #132 on: November 03, 2015, 1555 UTC »
Not only could I not hear any of the 4 MHz beacons (for what, a year now?) even A on 2097 was barely audible.
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Re: Morning log
« Reply #133 on: November 03, 2015, 1730 UTC »
Not only could I not hear any of the 4 MHz beacons (for what, a year now?) even A on 2097 was barely audible.

Yeah but I keep trying. I put them all in memory and just go through them all and like today I was rewarded with a brief opening of the Whooper!

Hexie2K is now audible on 6700.5 KHz, weak but little fading

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Re: Morning log
« Reply #134 on: November 05, 2015, 1451 UTC »

start at 06:15 PST

7039.3 KHz. Weak signal for Russian letter "K" at Petropavlosk-Kamchatsky
2097.3 KHz "A" beacon was good early on but faded out
4096.24 sounds like Hexie but weak


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