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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #240 on: October 11, 2017, 0113 UTC »
4102.830 KHz  Windy.  Peaks of 15 dB over the noise with fades making the Morse hard to copy

Been watching the temp go down over the last hour crom 82 to 76 degrees. Battery voltage ran from 12.8 to 13.0 then down to 12.9 now
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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #241 on: November 21, 2017, 0019 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  A letter beacon. Weak
4096.370 KHz  Haystack. Weak
4102.847 KHz  Windy. +20 dB over the noise. Slight breeze. Temp - 67  Battery - 12.9 volts
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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #242 on: November 21, 2017, 2309 UTC »
4102.847 KHz  Windy. +10 dB over the noise. Slight breeze. Temp - 87  Battery - 13.6 volts
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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #243 on: November 22, 2017, 2330 UTC »
4096.370 KHz  Haystack. Very weak with fading
4102.855 KHz  Windy. +15 dB over the noise. Very little wind. Temp - 88  Battery - 14.3 volts
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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #244 on: December 01, 2017, 0054 UTC »
4096.370 KHz  Haystack. Very
4102.855 KHz  Windy. +15 dB over the noise. Light wind. Temp - 64  Battery - 12.7  volts
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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #245 on: December 02, 2017, 2155 UTC »
4095.982 KHz  Viking. Fair signal, drifting in frequency
4096.380 KHz  Haystack. Weak with long fades.
4102.850 KHz. Light breeze. Temp 82 and battery 14.2 volts
« Last Edit: December 07, 2017, 0028 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #246 on: December 07, 2017, 0028 UTC »
2097.315 KHz  Letter beacon A. Weak with fades
4096.370 KHz  Haystack. Fair signal with sharp fades
4102.850 KHz. Windy. Quick breeze. Temp 62 and battery 12.9 volts
« Last Edit: December 10, 2017, 2348 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #247 on: December 09, 2017, 2022 UTC »
6700.510 KHz  Hexie2k. Weak but clearly readable
« Last Edit: January 27, 2018, 2058 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #248 on: December 10, 2017, 2347 UTC »
2097.315 KHz Letter beacon A. Weak but readable
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Weak signal
4102.850 KHz. Windy. Fair signal with fades. Slight breeze. Temp 75 and battery 13.3 volts
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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #249 on: December 15, 2017, 0030 UTC »
2097.315 KHz Letter beacon A. Good signal with mild fades
4096.370 KHz  Haystack. Weak signal
4102.850 KHz. Windy. Good signal. Brisk breeze. Temp 67 and battery 12.9 volts
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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #250 on: December 26, 2017, 0016 UTC »
2097.315 KHz Letter beacon A. Barely readable
4102.850 KHz. Windy. Good signal. Light breeze. Temp 51 and battery 12.4 volts (low voltage, must be cloudy?)
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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #251 on: January 03, 2018, 0106 UTC »
4102.812 KHz. Windy. Good signal. High wind/steady tone?. Temp 68 and battery 11.8 volts
4096.360 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable signal
2097.315 KHz  Letter beacon "A". About 20 dB over the noisel
« Last Edit: January 03, 2018, 0114 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #252 on: January 07, 2018, 2340 UTC »
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable
4102.820 KHz  Windy is dying. The signal is barely readable. It only sends a Morse letter S once every 50 - 60 seconds.
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Re: My Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #253 on: January 27, 2018, 2056 UTC »
6700.490 KHz  Hexie2k. Barely readable
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Re: Teotwaki's Afternoon Beacon Log
« Reply #254 on: January 27, 2018, 2059 UTC »
6626.323 KHz  Rainy. Fair signal
Jim
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