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Author Topic: UNID 6850 CW 0440 23feb17 UTC  (Read 1900 times)

Offline WA4FHY

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UNID 6850 CW 0440 23feb17 UTC
« on: February 23, 2017, 0509 UTC »
0440 - I noticed an unexpected CW sig in the waterfall and
          fed it to fldig (see below) while I played w/tuning.
          Appears to be a retrans of W1AW bulletin???
          Note: "THE LEAGUE" and "QST DE W!AW" in text.
          RST ~329 w/lots of QSB

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« Last Edit: February 23, 2017, 1324 UTC by WA4FHY »
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Re: UNID 6850 CW 0440 23feb17 UTC
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2017, 1741 UTC »
Was your SDR-IQ at a 196 kHz sample rate? If so, that might explain it. W1AW was on 7047.5 kHz, and you probably picked up an image (7047.5-196=6851.5). My SDR-14 would sometimes do the same thing.
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Re: UNID 6850 CW 0440 23feb17 UTC
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2017, 0110 UTC »
Chris,
Bingo, it was , and usually is, set for 196 kHz; you are probably right.
I didn't think of that. I was so surprised to see the CW there and it was
so weak that I didn't even switch over to the R-70 to verify the sig.
Thanks!
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Re: UNID 6850 CW 0440 23feb17 UTC
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2017, 1637 UTC »
Ah the trials and tribulations of sdr.
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