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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #255 on: July 28, 2017, 0244 UTC »
4102.690 KHz  Windy. About 15 dB over the noise with slight fades. Light wind. Temp 100 deg. Battery 13.0 volts

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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #256 on: July 28, 2017, 0301 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A is mostly barely audible but once in a while pops up +10 dB above the noise floor
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #257 on: July 28, 2017, 0422 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A is +10 dB above the noise floor
4102.700 KHz  Windy. About 15 dB over the noise with slight fades. Light wind. Temp 95 deg. Battery 13.0 v
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #258 on: August 02, 2017, 0415 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A is +15 dB above the noise floor with mild fades
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Fair signal with deep fades
4102.700 KHz  Windy. About 10 dB over the noise with fades. No wind. Temp 92 deg. Battery 12.9v
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #259 on: August 13, 2017, 0258 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A is +15 dB above the noise
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #260 on: August 13, 2017, 0438 UTC »
4102.625 KHz  Windy?? If so it is broken and sends long dashes, no Morse. About +20 dB over the noise floor
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #261 on: August 16, 2017, 0237 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A is weak but readable
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Fair signal
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #262 on: August 17, 2017, 0444 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A is 15 dB above the noise
4095.810 KHz  Coxie. Barely readable
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. About 10 dB over the noise

no sign of Windy
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #263 on: August 17, 2017, 0456 UTC »
spoke to soon.....  4102.605 kHz Windy?

Started hearing irregular dashes, then a pause, then four or five dashes closer together, long silence, and so on.
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #264 on: August 26, 2017, 0326 UTC »
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Maybe 10 dB over the noise

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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #265 on: September 01, 2017, 0357 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A is 10 dB above the noise
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #266 on: September 03, 2017, 0708 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  letter beacon A is about 10 dB above the noise
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Weak but pretty readable
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #267 on: September 06, 2017, 0428 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A is 10 dB above the noise with fades
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #268 on: September 07, 2017, 0138 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  letter beacon A is peaking at 10 dB above the noise with long fades
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Weak but pretty readable between fades
6626.380 KHz  I think this is Rocky. Pretty strong. Not heard it in a while!
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Re: My Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #269 on: September 08, 2017, 0349 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  letter beacon A is peaking at 10 - 20 dB above the noise
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. About 10 dB above the noise
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