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Author Topic: A beacon 8000.5 CW 1426 UTC 16 Oct 2014  (Read 1324 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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A beacon 8000.5 CW 1426 UTC 16 Oct 2014
« on: October 16, 2014, 1331 UTC »
This sounds like the beacon I reported back in March: http://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/topic,15835.0.html

Hearing what sounds like a CW A, with a long period of about half a minute between transmissions.
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Re: A beacon 8000.5 CW 1426 UTC 16 Oct 2014
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2014, 0016 UTC »
Chris, I am hearing 5 different letters there this afternoon, L M N O P.  The spacing seems to be anywhere from 25 secs to about 40-45 secs.  Hard to nail down as QSB with weak to fair signal strength varies over the course of the cycle of the 5 letters. 

That's what I have been hearing here this afternoon when I have had a chance to listen.  Hope that helps.  Hopefully prop will get better over the next month or two.

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Re: A beacon 8000.5 CW 1426 UTC 16 Oct 2014
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2014, 0040 UTC »
Just heard some activity on 8000.5 - actually sounded like voice for a short moment - also CW N, O and P.
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Re: A beacon 8000.5 CW 1426 UTC 16 Oct 2014
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2014, 0048 UTC »
Ok, now hearing voice communication on 8000.5. Can't make out the words however. Anyone else?
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