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Author Topic: Selective fading on longwave  (Read 1125 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Selective fading on longwave
« on: December 10, 2016, 1300 UTC »
An interesting screenshot of 309 kHz Reedy Point, DE, a local pest, briefly undergoing selective fading, and eventually fading out for a few seconds.  This might explain how a DX station can pop up suddenly and produce a few decodes. For example Lauzon, QC on the same frequency.

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Re: Selective fading on longwave
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2016, 0949 UTC »
I have experienced this with Chatham Island "CI" for 3,077kms on 322KHz, listened for nearly 40 minutes then out of the noise it came for about 15 seconds and then gone despite other New Zealand beacons coming in more or less continuous.  No two nights are ever the same on the NDB band...
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