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Author Topic: The Sun changes everything ;-)  (Read 1104 times)

Offline ka1iic

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The Sun changes everything ;-)
« on: December 18, 2015, 1504 UTC »
My radio was sitting on WWV @ 15000KHZ around 1300 UTC. The signal was just at the noise level and the only thing I could hear clearly was the minute 'beep' tone.

Time went by and at exactly 1344 UTC the signal jumped from the noise level to a solid S9++.  I guess the Sun finally came up at Fort Collins Colorado...

<sigh>

Yep... it did just that... can you tell I am bored?  And I have no life...

<sigh>

I guess I'll just go outside and watch the squirrels play with their nutz...

<sigh>

Sorry for the QRM...



73 Vince
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Re: The Sun changes everything ;-)
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2015, 1639 UTC »
The Sun has been pharting nearly continuously for the last month now, and is in serious need of some dietary fiber.  I think it has been consuming too much gassy food fuel. 
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Re: The Sun changes everything ;-)
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2015, 1706 UTC »
Oh my... the Sun is pharting and Ladies are Farding...  such is life...
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Re: The Sun changes everything ;-)
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2015, 1958 UTC »
Yep, exception being a few night in the last month, prop has really been hit & miss :P
Radios -- Perseus SDR // SDRPlay RSPdx // Icom IC-7300 // Tecsun PL-660 // Panasonic RF-5000A --Antennas-- Pixel Pro 1B loop - 82' fan-dipole at 40' - tuned MW/BCB 40" loop and 100' receive only dipole
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