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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #345 on: August 08, 2018, 0403 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". 15 - 20 dB over the noise
4096.365 KHz Haystack. Very weak
4102.820 KHz  Windy. Good signal with quick fades. Variable breeze. Temp 95 deg  Battery 12.8v
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #346 on: August 09, 2018, 0329 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". 10 - 15 dB over the noise
4096.365 KHz Haystack. Weak but readable
4102.820 KHz  Windy. Good signal. Slow breeze. Temp 92 deg  Battery 12.8v
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #347 on: August 14, 2018, 0423 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". About 15 dB over the noise
4096.365 KHz Haystack. Faint but clear
4102.820 KHz  Windy. Good signal. Slow breeze. Lower Temp 89 deg  Battery 12.7

Will go camp on some other beacon freqs to see what pops up  :)
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #348 on: November 05, 2018, 0319 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  Beacon "A". peaking about 25 dB over the noise
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #349 on: November 05, 2018, 0520 UTC »
Faded out early in the evening. Came up briefly and is now barely readable

4102.845 KHz  Windy
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #350 on: November 06, 2018, 0243 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". Weak
4102.840 KHz  Windy. Fading signal. Slight breeze. Lower Temp 71 deg  Battery 12.7
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #351 on: November 06, 2018, 0246 UTC »
4096.370 KHz Haystack. Very faint
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #352 on: November 18, 2018, 0352 UTC »

2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". Very weak
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #353 on: November 19, 2018, 0420 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". Barely readable
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #354 on: November 30, 2018, 0547 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". Up to 20 dB over the noise
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #355 on: December 04, 2018, 0428 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  Beacon "A". 10 dB over the noise
4095.785 KHz  Viking. Barely readable but interesting for 4 MHz beacon listening at this hour
4096.385 KHz Haystack. Good signal
4102.840 KHz  Windy. Good signal. No breeze. Temp 48 deg  Battery 12.6v
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #356 on: December 05, 2018, 0257 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  Beacon "A". 20 dB over the noise
4096.385 KHz Haystack. Weak but readable signal
4102.870 KHz  Windy. Great signal. No breeze. Temp 49 deg  Battery 12.6v
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #357 on: December 06, 2018, 0533 UTC »

2097.300 KHz  Beacon "A". 30 dB over the noise
4096.380 KHz Haystack. Weak maybe 5 dB above my noise floor
4102.870 KHz  Windy. Great signal. Slow breeze. Temp 46 deg  Battery 12.4v
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #358 on: December 12, 2018, 0547 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  Beacon "A". About 20 dB over the noise
4102.855 KHz  Windy. Good signal, about 15-20 dB above the noise. Smidgin' of a breeze. Temp 52 deg  Battery 12.3v, not so good
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Re: Teotwaki's Evening Beacon Log
« Reply #359 on: January 08, 2019, 0540 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Beacon "A". Big Signal! 20 dB to 30 dB over the noise
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