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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #195 on: January 16, 2016, 1555 UTC »
8494.800 KHz Russian letter beacon P

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #196 on: January 16, 2016, 1655 UTC »

6626.3KHz  I hear Rainy fading in and out
6626.4KHz  I hear the unknown ditter

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #197 on: January 20, 2016, 1505 UTC »
cloudy and raining today and not much to receive at the moment

8495.200 KHz Russian letter beacon F

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #198 on: January 21, 2016, 1423 UTC »


2097.305 KHz  letter beacon A     Mild fading with peaks 10 dB to 15 dB above the noise floor
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #199 on: January 22, 2016, 1413 UTC »

2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A     Good signal peaks of 20 dB above the noise floor

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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #200 on: January 23, 2016, 1844 UTC »
6700.500 KHz  Hexie2K a little weak with mild fading
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #201 on: January 31, 2016, 1537 UTC »
I tuned in 8494.8 this morning and instead of the letter "P" it sounds more like an "M". I checked on both of my receivers and also the remote Mojave receiver and still sounds more like a fast M rather than just the two dashes of a P but who knows.
« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 1622 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #202 on: January 31, 2016, 1621 UTC »
I tuned in 8494.8 this morning and instead of the letter "P" it sounds more like an "M". I checked on both of my receivers and also the remote Mojave receiver and still sounds more like a fast M rather than just the two dashes of a P but who knows.

Am listening on a remote receiver in Hong Kong and this is definitely a letter M
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #203 on: January 31, 2016, 1818 UTC »
6626.300 KHz Rainy coming in weak
6700.500 KHz Hexie2K coming in weak with quick fades

Weather is windy and rainy today so it may affect the beacons that need solar power
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #204 on: February 02, 2016, 1455 UTC »
Morning temps here in Orange County briefly dropped to freezing so I imagine the rest of the southwest followed suit with low temps.

2097.285 KHz  "A" beacon weak, steady and low in frequency
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #205 on: February 03, 2016, 1457 UTC »

Morning temps low again

2097.285 KHz  "A" beacon weak and low in frequency about 30 Hz compared to when temps are in the 60's
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #206 on: February 04, 2016, 1443 UTC »


Morning temps low 40's locally

2097.290 KHz  "A" beacon strong signal and low in frequency about 25 Hz

7509.200 KHz  Russian CW "F" beacon poking above the noise once in a while, can see it in the waterfall display but mostly not much audio
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #207 on: February 05, 2016, 1504 UTC »
Morning temps mid 40's locally

2097.295 KHz  "A" beacon low in frequency about 20 Hz
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #208 on: February 06, 2016, 1344 UTC »

Morning temps 50 degrees locally

2097.300KHz  "A" beacon low in frequency about 15 Hz and peaking at times 20 dB above local noise floor
« Last Edit: February 06, 2016, 1940 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #209 on: February 06, 2016, 1941 UTC »
6700.500 KHz Hexie2K. Weak but readable
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