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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #165 on: June 17, 2016, 0359 UTC »
so now that I got the frequencies and dash length straight (LOL) I see three in a row tonight

4095.880 KHz  Viking, fair, with long fades
4096.260 KHz  Hexie, fair, with long fades
4096.360 KHz  Haystack, fair, with long fades

also

2097.300 KHz Letter "A" beacon, strong, 20 dB over the noise on peaks
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #166 on: June 18, 2016, 0403 UTC »
2097.300 KHz Letter "A" beacon, fair with fading
4095.885 KHz  Viking, fair, with long fades
4096.260 KHz  Hexie, fair, with long fades
4096.360 KHz  Haystack, fair, with mild fading

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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #167 on: June 22, 2016, 0252 UTC »
7998.320 KHz  dasher, weak with fading
7039.360 KHz  T beacon, fair signal with fading
2097.310 KHz  letter beacon A, fair with fading
4096.360 KHz  Haystack, fair signal
4096.860 KHz  Viking, very weak
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #168 on: June 22, 2016, 0339 UTC »
16332.4 kHz "M" Magadan from 0335z 22 Jun 2016
Most times & frequencies posted are only an approximation.
Wishing the 1980's PopComm was still around.

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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #169 on: June 22, 2016, 0349 UTC »
16332.4 kHz "M" Magadan from 0335z 22 Jun 2016

Ooooooh! A 16 MHz beacon! Nice!
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #170 on: July 12, 2016, 0408 UTC »
A long time ago I set a bunch of beacon freqs from the list into memories and some were always silent, especially here at home. Lo and behold, for the first time ever

4086.720 KHz  dasher weak but readable
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #171 on: July 12, 2016, 0414 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  A, letter beacon, 20 dB over the noise floor
4096.360 KHz  Haystack, weak with fading
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #172 on: July 13, 2016, 0401 UTC »
Another nice surprise

4094.500 KHz  X, letter beacon with fading from barely readable to  good
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #173 on: July 18, 2016, 0309 UTC »
7039.350 KHz  T beacon, clear but weak, occasional fades
2097.300 KHz  A beacon, 10-15 dB above the noise
4096.360 KHz  Haystack, very weak
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #174 on: July 18, 2016, 0330 UTC »
Been camped on this frequency for 30 minutes and finally got a hit

4094.500 KHz  X beacon, clear but very weak with fading
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #175 on: July 19, 2016, 0415 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  A beacon, weak with fading
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #176 on: July 21, 2016, 0421 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  letter beacon A, weak
4096.24   KHz  Hexie way down in the noise
4096.360 KHz  Haystack, fair signal
4096.860 KHz  Viking, very weak
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #177 on: July 22, 2016, 0445 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  letter beacon A, fair but with fades
4096.250 KHz  Hexie weak but readable
4096.360 KHz  Haystack, weak
4096.860 KHz  Viking, weak


Edited for incorrect digits in freq for A beacon
« Last Edit: July 28, 2016, 0338 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #178 on: July 28, 2016, 0338 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  letter beacon A, fair with long fades
4096.360 KHz  Haystack, fair
7998.490 KHz Hiker, very strong, mild fading


« Last Edit: July 28, 2016, 0340 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #179 on: July 29, 2016, 0430 UTC »
2097.295 KHz  letter beacon A, 20-25 dB over the noise floor
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