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Author Topic: 11 Meter Band DX Skip Propagation 27MHz Band Activity 28 May 2017  (Read 1762 times)

Offline R4002

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Starting at around 1700 UTC:

Likely some Sporadic-E, considering that WWV on 25000 kHz / 25.000 MHz hasn't been heard at all today (at least not by me).  

25985 AM - SS Spanish speaking YL reading numbers, likely taxi cab dispatcher
25990 FM - FM carrier (S3-S4 with some fading, very faint modulation heard)
26225 USB - Spanish language traffic (several stations at once - this is a common Latin American SSB frequency)
26290 USB - FSK signal
26375 AM - Spanish language
26400 USB - strong data signal
26485 AM - SS Spanish language traffic, Mexican accents (weak)
26575 AM  -SS Spanish language, Mexican accents
26585 AM - SS Mexican truckers
26595 AM - SS Spanish language (11 meter DX from Mexico, see also 26.585 MHz AM)
26675 AM - Dominican Republic (Spanish language) with QSB (S7 at peaks with splatter from 26705 AM and 26715 AM)
26705 AM - SS Puerto Rico, etc, very strong signals (just like 26715 AM)
26715 AM - SS "Spanish Superbowl" Puerto Rico, Florida, Dominican Republic, etc - strong signals
26735 AM - US truckers (weak signals combined with splatter from 26705 and 26715 making copy nearly impossible)
26755 AM - SS Spanish language traffic
26775 AM - EE Mention of Florida, Georgia
26885 AM - EE Southern accents
26905 AM - EE Southern accents (US stations, see also 26885 AM and 26915 AM)
26915 AM - EE Southern US stations "915" AM freeband calling channel
26945 AM - English language, southern accents (weak, but readable)
--begin 26965 to 27405 "Legal 40" CB band--
26995 FM - RC/data/telemetry channel "3A" FSK signals 10-12 seconds apart
27005 AM - CB Channel 4 - Spanish language (getting clobbered by splatter from 27025 AM / CB CH 6)
27025 AM - CB Channel 6 - The beginnings of what I imagine will be an afternoon of fun on 27.025 MHz AM :D
27065 AM - CB Channel 9 - Spanish language, mention of Puerto Rico
27085 AM - CB Channel 11 - Similar to 27025 AM
27115 AM - CB Channel 13 - "048 Daytona Beach, Florida" working Pennsylvania w/ good signals
27165 AM - CB Channel 17 - Nonstop heterodyne, similar to 27185 AM / CB Channel 19
27175 AM - CB Channel 18 - "105, 105" "alright, got that" "come on back" (lots of het QRM and roger beeps)
27185 AM - CB Channel 19 - Dozens, possibly hundreds of stations talking at once
27205 AM - CB Channel 20 - "Hey Buckshot, you sounding good here on the bottom end of the sandpile"
27235 AM - CB Channel 24 - "I got a mouse up here" (heavy heterodyne QRM)
27255 FM - CB Channel 23 - FSK signals roughly 6 kHz wide, every 4-7 seconds, one is stronger than the others
27255 AM - CB Channel 23 - "114 in Carolina you're blanketing my receive" (several other stations heard underneath this one)
27265 AM - CB Channel 26 - Busy AM pileup
27275 AM - CB Channel 27 - Spanish language YL taxi dispatcher lady, likely from Mexico
27285 AM - CB Channel 28 - Similar to 27085 AM, 27265 AM, etc
27355 AM - CB Channel 35 - Truckers talking
27380 LSB - US / American CB stations operating "inbetween channels" on the "zeros" (to escape QRM on 27.385 LSB)
27385 LSB - CB Channel 38 - Domestic SSB Calling Channel 38LSB, several stations heard, mostly from Southern USA
27395 LSB - CB Channel 39 - SSB traffic heard, southern accents (similar to 27385 LSB)
27400 LSB - US / American CB stations heard "in between channels" (between channel 39 and 40)
27405 AM - CB Channel 40 - Spanish language with roger beeps
--end 26965 to 27405 "Legal 40" CB band--
27415 LSB - Very strong signals, long QSO heard on this frequency S9+ at points
27425 LSB - US stations chatting away, Midwestern/Southern accents
27430 LSB - US stations, southern accents
27455 USB - Spanish speaking stations calling CQ
27460 LSB - US stations (southern accents, with heavy QRM from 27455 USB)
27465 LSB - "down in Florida down there" "171" "yeah, Jim, its gonna get good and hot" deep south accents
27465 USB - Spanish language (lots of QRM on this and nearby frequencies)
27470 LSB - Southern US stations having a QSO, 3-4 different stations heard with heavy fading/QSB
27485 LSB - EE US stations heard (English language)
27500 USB - SS Spanish speaking / Spanish language (possibly Mexico)
27505 AM - English language (sounds like truckers)
27515 LSB - Jamaican stations - Knight Patrol CB Club primary frequency
27530 USB - "my audio is set pretty tight" "well, we'll give it a shot" "what was his callsign again?"
27570 LSB - English language, heavy fading making for difficult copy
27600 USB - Spanish language
27665 USB - Spanish speaking stations (several stations at once)
27695 LSB - Spanish language
27715 USB - Spanish language, weak
28005 AM - Spanish language, with CW QRM
« Last Edit: May 28, 2017, 1833 UTC by R4002 »
U.S. East Coast, various HF/VHF/UHF radios/transceivers/scanners/receivers - land mobile system operator - focus on VHF/UHF and 11m

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Busy here today as well, it was quiet in the morning. Seems the band opened late.
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Tuned back in at 2200 UTC, noticed heavier AM activity below CB channel 1:

26405 AM - Spanish language
26475 AM - Spanish language (another common freeband / trucker frequency)
26500 LSB - Spanish language
26515 AM - Spanish language
26555 LSB - Spanish language, very busy
26565 AM - Spanish language
26575 AM - Spanish language
26585 AM - Spanish speaking traffic, common Mexican trucker and freebander DX frequency 26.585 MHz AM
26625 AM - Alabama, Mississippi and other deep south areas mentioned
26655 AM - Truckers, US English language (with lots of fading)
26665 AM - English language
26675 AM - Midwestern US accents, weaker than 26765 AM
26705 AM - Spanish language - very high power signals (similar to 27025 AM, etc)
26715 AM - See 26705 kHz AM
26765 AM - Midwestern US accents / English language speaking stations
26775 AM - English language English speaking, Florida mentioned
26795 AM - Truckers (US based, mention of Interstate 85)
26815 AM - English language, Midwestern accents
26825 AM - "around the Buckeye state" strong signals
26875 AM - English language / Southern US stations
26885 AM - English language
26905 AM - English language, Southern and Midwestern accents - very active with very strong signals
26915 AM - English language, also very very busy
26925 AM - English language, with QRM and splatter from 26915 AM and 27025 AM
26935 AM - "Do what you've been doing, its working really well" (S9 signal)
26945 AM - "I talked to 508"
26955 AM - English language, Midwestern USA accents

Basically every channel from 26965 to 27405 active, with 27025, 27085, 27115, 27135, 27205, 27265, 27285 AM and 27365 LSB, 27375 LSB and 27385 LSB all busy

27025 AM - CB Channel 6 - Prime Minista (Sir Mix-A-Lot), Gold Chain, 695, Switchblade and dozens of other stations just killing it this evening

27410 USB - Spanish language
27425 LSB - English language, Southern US accents
27435 LSB - English language
27445 LSB - English language, Southern US accents
27455 USB - Spanish language - Latin American / Spanish Speaking calling frequency
27475 AM - English speaking (EE language) - truckers?? (odd frequency/mode choice)
27475 USB - Spanish language
27500 LSB - English language, causal QSO (talking about another radio operator, mention of "B-Town" and "first HF rig")
27505 AM - English language, two OMs talking, possibly truckers (not overmodulated like a lot of AM signals heard today)
27515 LSB - English language
27525 LSB - "987 Charleston, South Carolina" S9+30db very strong signal
27525 AM - AM voice signal underneath SSB traffic (possibly truckers local to each other)
27555 USB - International Calling Frequency 11 Meter Freeband, English and Spanish traffic heard
27575 AM - Several stations heard at once
27615 AM - English language, American / US stations
27655 AM - English language, truckers
27675 USB - Spanish language
27695 LSB - Spanish language
27730 USB - Spanish language
27740 USB - FSK
27745 AM - Truckers, English speaking
27855 AM - "yep I've got you"
U.S. East Coast, various HF/VHF/UHF radios/transceivers/scanners/receivers - land mobile system operator - focus on VHF/UHF and 11m

 

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