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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #75 on: August 08, 2017, 0139 UTC »
Aug. 7  Time 0117 utc I was listening to CHU Canada and then dialed up to 7998.3 khz and Hiker with its dash every 3 secs was
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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #76 on: August 08, 2017, 1341 UTC »
Aug. 8   Time 1300-1340...7998.3 khz q5 copy ...
went up to the San Bernardino,California Global Tuner and q5 copy on it also...
I could hear some CW on the Tuner along with Hiker but could not make it out.


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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #77 on: August 10, 2017, 2207 UTC »
Aug 10   Time 2200 utc   q5 copy and strong at s4 on meter

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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #78 on: August 20, 2017, 0059 UTC »
August 19  Time 0055 utc  started hearing hiker weak but in there

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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #79 on: August 31, 2017, 2207 UTC »
August 31 Time 2200 utc Q5  moving s meter 4 unites

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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #80 on: September 04, 2017, 1440 UTC »
Sept. 4  time 1430 utc   q5  solid copy

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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #81 on: October 17, 2017, 2322 UTC »
Oct 17 2300 utc  q5   moving s meter s4

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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #82 on: October 18, 2017, 1345 UTC »
Oct 18  Time 1340 utc q3 weak but good copy

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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #83 on: October 19, 2017, 1318 UTC »
Oct 19 time 1300 utc some good fade ups but qsb deep at times

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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #84 on: November 15, 2017, 2311 UTC »
Nov. 15 time 2230 utc...7998.0  khz 

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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #85 on: December 24, 2017, 2039 UTC »
Dec 24  1600 utc - 1630 utc  S 6  very strong...7998.5 khz

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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #86 on: December 24, 2017, 2227 UTC »
I'm copying Hiker at 7998.19 kHz. The signal fades in and out, but definitely strong in between fades.

Question: Why is it named Hiker?

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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #87 on: December 25, 2017, 0253 UTC »
Years ago the initial owner of the beacon hiked into remote areas and put the beacon out running off a solar  panel and sometimes a battery.
The initial owner gave it away to a guy that has it put in a jeep with a vertical antenna...so often it is at different locations now that its home is a jeep.

Hope that helps...the info. I gave you came to me from a source way down the line so I don't know even if it is accurate...I forget the Hiker 2 freq...I have heard it now and then but it was sometime ago...I would have to look over my logs.

Merry Christmas

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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #88 on: December 26, 2017, 0019 UTC »
Years ago the initial owner of the beacon hiked into remote areas and put the beacon out running off a solar  panel and sometimes a battery.
The initial owner gave it away to a guy that has it put in a jeep with a vertical antenna...so often it is at different locations now that its home is a jeep.

Hope that helps...the info. I gave you came to me from a source way down the line so I don't know even if it is accurate...I forget the Hiker 2 freq...I have heard it now and then but it was sometime ago...I would have to look over my logs.

Merry Christmas

Thank for the backstory, I really like that.

Merry Christmas to you, too.

Curt / W9SPY

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Re: Hiker 1
« Reply #89 on: January 01, 2018, 1444 UTC »
7998.175 KHz  Hiker. Fair signal with long fades. Have not heard it in a long time
Jim
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