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Hiker 1
« on: March 18, 2016, 0010 UTC »
Time  0000 utc   7998.5 khz  
« Last Edit: January 21, 2017, 1943 UTC by tesla »

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Re: Hiker Returned perhaps
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2016, 0018 UTC »
Awesome! I get it too here in the OC. Thanks for the heads up!
Jim
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Re: Hiker Returned perhaps
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2016, 0206 UTC »
Still coming in great here with peaks at 15 dB above the noise floor
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Re: Hiker
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2016, 1449 UTC »
March 18,2016
Time 1200-1300 weak but steady copy and then faded out at 1300utc...
Occasional fad ups at 1400 utc...
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Re: Hiker Returned perhaps
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2016, 0132 UTC »
Best copy yet on Hiker   s-3 on meter
Time 0200 utc

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Re: Hiker Returned perhaps
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2016, 1351 UTC »
Got it this morning April 11  time 1330 utc

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Re: Hiker Returned perhaps
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2016, 1254 UTC »
April 12  1230 utc   in the clear

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Re: Hiker Returned perhaps
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2016, 0011 UTC »
I think that I am now receiving it. Seems to go through some deep fades. I have two receivers on two different antennas and sometimes I will hear it only on one radio, sometimes on both
Jim
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Re: Hiker Returned perhaps
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2016, 2207 UTC »
date april 14   time 2200 utc  s4 at times

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Re: Hiker Returned perhaps
« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2016, 2141 UTC »
may 10th 2130utc 7998.4 khz nice copy s3 signal strength

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Re: Hiker Returned perhaps
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2016, 0055 UTC »
May 11  0145Utc...nice copy s2 signal strength

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Re: Hiker Returned perhaps
« Reply #11 on: June 03, 2016, 1126 UTC »
I set the SDR to monitor around 8000 kHz at 1000z. At 1114z, it showed up on 7998.4. Very interesting how it just suddenly appeared, like a switch was thrown. Propagation is fun.

Also getting that unknown long term dasher around 8000.3. No idea if that is a hobbyist beacon, or something else.
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Re: Hiker Returned perhaps
« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2016, 0115 UTC »
JUNE 7  0100 UTC WEAK BUT IN THERE

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Re: Hiker Returned perhaps
« Reply #13 on: June 23, 2016, 0152 UTC »
the hiker.. it is coming in with a very nice signal this evening.
I was going to disconnect all the antennas because of the storms
headed this way.
I turned on the sdr (Afedri) and it was setting on 7998khz
and there was the dasher on 7998.30 it is just about the noise
but audible. I've been watching for this one for awhile.
Nice to see it back.

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Re: Hiker Returned perhaps
« Reply #14 on: June 23, 2016, 1236 UTC »
Chuck I have not been able to hear the 7998.3 dasher...IMO I think your hearing
a different beacon from the Hiker that is 7998.5 and a dash every 3 secs.

I wonder what the dash rate is of the 7998.3 beacon?

I could be wrong they might be the same beacon.. thanks for posting.