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Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« on: May 27, 2014, 0402 UTC »
Nice copy on the 2097 "A" beacon tonight. I finally timed it at about 9 seconds between characters

« Last Edit: January 10, 2018, 1347 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: Evening Beacon
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2014, 0414 UTC »
tonight 0410 UTC on 6-21

2097  "A" beacon with a great signal
4096.24   with a fair signal
4096.6 with a weak signal
« Last Edit: June 21, 2014, 0418 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: Evening Beacon IDs
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2014, 2248 UTC »
A - arizona, 4096.23 Hexie in JTNP, so. CA; and an unknown short dasher on what once was the MNP "Kelsie" frequency of 4096.6

also Coxie on 4096.0-ish shows-up daytimes now, again. n.e. JTNP.


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http://www.auroralchorus.com/4096khz1.htm

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Re: Evening Beacon
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2014, 0319 UTC »
I'm not sure I've ever heard the short dasher on dot 6 but Hexie's one second dash is pretty reliable in the evenings here.
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Re: Evening Beacon
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2014, 0427 UTC »
4096-7 kHz - Jim listen just after sunrise for the "Inyo Whooper" on 4097.25 daytime only within view if the Inyo Mountains,  Then about 0830 when Coxie down in Joshua tree 4096.0 or so wakes-up. The other unknown short dasher is there too - about 4096.6 or so - hrd on 21 June near Lone Pine Peak...

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Re: Evening Beacon
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2014, 0430 UTC »
4096-7 kHz - Jim listen just after sunrise for the "Inyo Whooper" on 4097.25 daytime only within view if the Inyo Mountains,  Then about 0830 when Coxie down in Joshua tree 4096.0 or so wakes-up. The other unknown short dasher is there too - about 4096.6 or so - hrd on 21 June near Lone Pine Peak...

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I may not be camping out there again until October. My next possible trip will be to the San Juan Mountains in Colorado later in July
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Re: Evening Beacon
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2014, 0449 UTC »
I'm not sure I've ever heard the short dasher on dot 6 but Hexie's one second dash is pretty reliable in the evenings here.

Speaking of Arizona, have you heard the temperature beacon on 4079.6 at all?  I heard it a few years back when I was first told about it but in recent listening I have failed to pick it up.
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Re: Evening Beacon
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2014, 0645 UTC »
Seems the TMP beacon is off air indeed - I last hrd. it in early May I think in Owens VAlley.

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Re: Evening Beacon
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2014, 0423 UTC »
Hearing the 2097 beacon sending "A" right now, signal comes through a bit then goes through a deep fade.

Using the NRD-525 tonight
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Re: Evening Beacon
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2014, 0258 UTC »
faint but good copy on the "X" beacon on 4094.5 KHz  10/03  at 02:55 UTC

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Re: Evening Beacon
« Reply #10 on: October 21, 2014, 0400 UTC »
decent copy on the "A" beacon right now on 2097 KHz
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Re: Evening Beacon
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2014, 0415 UTC »
 "A" beacon right now on 2097 KHz
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Re: Evening Beacon
« Reply #12 on: December 22, 2014, 0552 UTC »
finally!

2097 "A" beacon with good copy
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Re: Evening Beacon
« Reply #13 on: December 23, 2014, 0537 UTC »
2097 "A" Beacon is coming in nicely right now
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Re: Evening Beacon
« Reply #14 on: December 23, 2014, 1339 UTC »
I checked this morning, no A beacon. Nothing on 4 MHz, either.
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