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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #285 on: December 08, 2017, 0413 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  Letter A peaking  25 dB above the noise
4096.350 KHz  Haystack, very weak
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #286 on: December 12, 2017, 0335 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  Letter A peaking about 15 dB above the noise
4096.358 KHz  Haystack 10 dB above the noise
4102.850 KHz  Windy. About 10 dB above the noise with fading making the Morse difficult to read. Light breeze. Temp 62 Battery 12.7 volts
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #287 on: December 13, 2017, 0502 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  Letter A peaking about  20dB above the noise
4102.850 KHz  Windy. Very weak,making the Morse difficult to read. Light breeze. Temp 52 Battery ? volts
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #288 on: December 14, 2017, 0519 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  Letter A peaking 15 dB above the noise
4096.355 hKHz  Haysack. Fair signal with fading
4102.850 KHz  Windy. About 15dB above the noise with fading. Light breeze. Temp 58 Battery 12.7 volts
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #289 on: December 14, 2017, 0616 UTC »
for fun I tuned one of the Global Tuners receivers (Indianapolis) and got a fair copy of the A beacon on 2097.3 KHz

I also tried Windy on 4102.8 and could hear it in the noise but it was there.
« Last Edit: December 14, 2017, 0629 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #290 on: December 15, 2017, 0333 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  Letter beacon A. Booming at +30 dB over the noise

Not hearing any other beacons at the moment
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #291 on: December 15, 2017, 0538 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  Beacon A. Peaking 25 dB above the noise
4096.340 KHz  Haystack. Low in frequency. Must be cold out there  :)
4102.850 KHz  Windy. 15dB above the noise, mild fades. Breezey. Temp 61 Battery 12.6 volts


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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #292 on: December 28, 2017, 0425 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  Beacon A. Peaking 20dB above the noise
4096.360 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable.
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #293 on: December 29, 2017, 0400 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  Beacon A. Peaking at +20dB above the noise
4096.355 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable
4102.835 KHz  Windy, about 10 dB above the noise with fading. Light breeze. 62 degrees  12.0 volts??? Battery is low?
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #294 on: December 30, 2017, 0146 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  Beacon A. Peaking at +10dB above the noise
4096.345 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable

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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #295 on: January 01, 2018, 0616 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  Beacon A. Peaking at +25 to 30 dB above the noise
4096.360 KHz  Haystack. About +10 dB over the noise
4102.805 KHz  Windy. Steady tone for wind indicator so max speed?  Temp  52F   Voltage 11.7v (battery dying?)
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #296 on: January 03, 2018, 0340 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  Beacon A. Peaking at +5 dB above the noise
4096.350 KHz  Haystack. About +10 dB over the noise with deep fades
4102.820 KHz  Windy. Steady tone for wind indicator so max speed?  Temp  62F   Voltage 11.7v
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #297 on: January 05, 2018, 0145 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  Beacon A. Peaking at +10 dB above the noise
4102.820 KHz  Windy. Light breeze.  Temp  62 Voltage 11.5
« Last Edit: January 08, 2018, 0327 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #298 on: January 08, 2018, 0332 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  Beacon A. Peaking at +10 dB above the noise
4102.820 KHz  Windy. Fair signal. It only sends a Morse letter S once every 50 - 65 seconds.
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #299 on: January 08, 2018, 0550 UTC »
4095.855  Viking w/ the 3+ sec dash. Came out of the noise at 0525z for about a minute, then gone.  First time copied at this
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2097.317  "A" beacon good with some fading

4096.378   Haystack  barely above the noise here
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