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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #225 on: January 27, 2017, 0248 UTC »
2097.295 KHz  Letter beacon "A". +20 dB over the noise floor.
4096.380 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #226 on: February 02, 2017, 0315 UTC »
1982.990 KHz  BFL4 drift net beacon. Good signal peaking 10 dB over the noise
2097.310 KHz  Letter beacon A. Peaking 25 dB over the noise floor
4096.370 KHz  Haystack. Barely readable
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #227 on: February 05, 2017, 0036 UTC »
late afternoon log:

0021Z   Haystack  4096.37   three sec dash, weak and sometimes covered by T-storm QRN

0028Z   Letter "A" beacon,  2097.31  weak but readable just above the noise

tried Rocky, Rainy, Hexy2k, Stumpy.  No luck today but all have been copied at this QTH
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #228 on: February 07, 2017, 0210 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  letter beacon A. +15db above the noise floor with occasional deep fades
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #229 on: March 06, 2017, 0407 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  letter beacon A running a +15db to +20dB signal above the noise floor
4102.315 KHz  Windy? Dasher with some sort of pattern
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #230 on: March 07, 2017, 0557 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  letter beacon A at about +10dB signal above the noise floor
4102.315 KHz  Windy? Fair signal. Dasher with some sort of pattern but not yet heard it send the letter W in Morse

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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #231 on: March 08, 2017, 0341 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  letter beacon A at about +25 dB signal above the noise floor
4102.327 KHz  Windy? Fair signal. Dasher with some sort of pattern but not yet heard it send the letter W in Morse
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #232 on: March 10, 2017, 0313 UTC »

4102.325 KHz  Windy? Fair signal. Dasher with some sort of pattern. Not yet heard the letter W in Morse
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #233 on: March 10, 2017, 0335 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  letter beacon A at about +10 dB signal above the noise floor
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #234 on: March 16, 2017, 0414 UTC »
4102.330 KHz  Windy? Fair signal. Dasher with some sort of pattern. Not yet heard the letter W in Morse but the "pattern" seems to cycle with short and sometimes long gaps between groups of dashes

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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #235 on: March 16, 2017, 0431 UTC »
2097.330 KHz  letter beacon A at +25 dB signal above the noise floor
« Last Edit: March 18, 2017, 0453 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #236 on: March 18, 2017, 0453 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  letter beacon A at +20 dB signal above the noise floor
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #237 on: March 18, 2017, 0459 UTC »
4102.330 KHz  Windy? More dashes per minute as opposed to daytime which had long silent gaps.
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #238 on: March 22, 2017, 0312 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  letter beacon A at +5 to +20 dB above the noise floor
4096.370 KHz  Haystack, fair signal
4102.310 KHz  Windy? Good signal.
7508.985 Khz  Unknown dasher. Fair signal

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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #239 on: March 23, 2017, 0500 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  letter beacon A at +5 to +15 dB above the noise floor
4096.345 KHz  Haystack, fair signal
4102.315 KHz  Windy? Good signal.
7508.995 Khz  Unknown dasher. Fair signal


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