We seek to understand and document all radio transmissions, legal and otherwise, as part of the radio listening hobby. We do not encourage any radio operations contrary to regulations. Always consult with the appropriate authorities if you have questions concerning what is permissable in your locale.

Author Topic: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log  (Read 80047 times)

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #330 on: June 02, 2018, 0442 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  Beacon "A". Fair signal.
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Weak signal
4102.830 KHz  Windy. Fair signal. Slight breeze. Temp 81 deg  Battery  12.8 volts
Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #331 on: June 06, 2018, 0417 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  Beacon "A". Very weak signal.
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Weak signal
4102.830 KHz  Windy. Fair signal. Variable breeze. Temp 87 deg  Battery  12.8 volts
Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #332 on: June 07, 2018, 0401 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  Beacon "A". Good signal at least 10dB above the noise
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Readable signal about 5dB above the noise
4102.830 KHz  Windy. At least 10 dB over the noise. Light breeze. Temp 84 deg  Battery  12.8 volts

Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #333 on: June 17, 2018, 0355 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  Beacon "A". Weak, about 10 dB above the noise
4096.370 KHz  Haystack. Readable signal about 5dB above the noise
4102.840 KHz  Windy. 10 dB over the noise. Slight breeze. Temp 78 deg  Battery  12.8 volts
Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #334 on: July 03, 2018, 0312 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  Beacon "A". About 20 dB above the noise
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Signal about 5dB above the noise
4102.825 KHz  Windy. 15 dB over the noise. Slight breeze. Temp  92 deg  Battery  12.9 volts
5644.034 kHz  Y beacon. Weak with slow fading
Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #335 on: July 03, 2018, 0347 UTC »

5644.034 kHz  Y beacon. Better signal now. The letter Y is clear as is the long dash after
Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #336 on: July 04, 2018, 0443 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  Beacon "A". About 15 dB above the noise
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Signal about 5dB above the noise
4102.825 KHz  Windy. 15 dB over the noise. Quick breeze. Temp  86 deg  Battery  12.8
5644.034 kHz  Y beacon. Weak with slow fading
Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #337 on: July 06, 2018, 0451 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". 20 dB above the noise
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable
4102.815 KHz  Windy. Strong. Weak breeze. Temp  96 deg  Battery  12.8
5643.997 kHz  Y beacon. Weak but readable
Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #338 on: July 07, 2018, 0447 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". 10 dB above the noise
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable
4102.810 KHz  Windy. Strong. Quick breeze. Temp 100  deg  Battery  12.7
5643.997 kHz  Y beacon. Weak but readable
7998.135 KHz  Hiker? Weak but readable. A dash about every three seconds
Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #339 on: July 23, 2018, 0437 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". 10-20 dB above the noise
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. About 10 dB above the noise
4102.810 KHz  Windy. Strong. Quick breeze. Temp 94 deg  Battery 12.6

Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #340 on: July 24, 2018, 0346 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". Signal varies from weak to strong
4102.810 KHz  Windy. Strong signal again. Quick breeze. Temp 101 deg  Battery 12.7v
5644.020 KHz  Y & dash beacon. Weak but readable 
Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #341 on: July 25, 2018, 0327 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". Signal is weak but readable
4102.810 KHz  Windy. Strong signal. Slight breeze. Temp 102 deg  Battery 12.7v
5644.020 KHz  Y & dash beacon. Barely audible but does show in the waterfall display
Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #342 on: July 28, 2018, 0418 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". 15-20 dB over the noise with fading
4102.810 KHz  Windy. Great signal. Steady breeze. Temp 92 deg  Battery 12.7v
« Last Edit: July 31, 2018, 0407 UTC by Teotwaki »
Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #343 on: July 31, 2018, 0406 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". 20 dB over the noise with lots of big static crashes
4096.370 KHz Haystack. Barely readable
4102.820 KHz  Windy. Good signal. Light breeze. Temp 96 deg  Battery 12.7v
Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half

Offline Teotwaki

  • Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1782
  • California
    • View Profile
    • My adventures are at Sun To The North
Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #344 on: August 02, 2018, 0333 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  Beacon "A". 15 dB over the noise
4096.365 KHz Haystack. Good signal with some fading
4102.820 KHz  Windy. Good signal with quick fades. Gusty breeze. Temp 97 deg  Battery 12.7v
5644.029 KHz  Y & dash beacon. Very weak with fades. The dash is not hard to pick out but the "Y" is in the noise.
« Last Edit: August 02, 2018, 0338 UTC by Teotwaki »
Jim
NRD-525, Elecraft KX3 and Elecraft PX3 Spectrum Display
76' end fed long wire & 66' off-center fed dipole for 10/20/40 meters
Orange County, SoCal, The better half