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Offline Looking-Glass

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Marine CW beacons/markers log.
« on: July 19, 2017, 0910 UTC »
Erratic propagation has produced some good openings, especially 4-10MHz and some of the more distant marine beacon/markers have came through.

These are observations so far for the month of July 2017:

1300z  4.212MHz  CW  "XSQ" preceded with four buzz tones, Guangzhou, China 529 report.
0838z  4.213MHz  CW  "WLO" preceded with buzz tones, Mobile, Alabama USA 319-419 report.
0945z  4.215MHz  CW  "XSG" preceded with four buzz tones, Shanghai, China 579 report.
1833z  4.216MHz  CW  "TAH" preceded with buzz tones, Istanbul Radio, Turkish Met Office, Turkey 529 report.
1838z  4.331MHz  CW  "VVV 4XZ 4XZ" Israeli Navy, Haifa, Israel 419 report.

1030z  6.317MHz  CW  "WLO" Mobile, Alabama USA, preceded with buzz tones 569 report.
1152z  6.365MHz  CW  " CQ CQ CQ de P5O P5O P5O 1/2/3/4 KKK" Indonesian Navy marker, not 24 hours, 599 report.
1723z  6.607MHz  CW  "VVV de 4XZ 4XZ" Israeli Navy, Haifa, Israel 559 report. Sometimes sends coded traffic/data.

1052z  8.417MHz  CW  "XSV" preceded with four buzz tones, Tianjin, China 569 report.
0857z  8.419MHz  CW  "WLO" Mobile Alabama, USA preceded with buzz tones. 539 report.
1618z  8.424MHz  CW  "DE SVO" Olympia Radio, near Athens, Greece 579 report.
1053z  8.425MHz  CW  "XSG" preceded with four buizz tones, Shanghai, China 599 report.
1620z  8.434MHz  CW  "TAH" preceded with buzz tones, Turkish Met Radio, Turkey 569-599 report.
1054z  8.435MHz  CW  "XSQ" preceded with four buzz tones, Guangzhou, China 569 report.
1103z  8.484MHz  CW  "CQ CQ CQ de HLG HLG HLG QSX 8MHz K" Telecom Korea, Seoul 419 report.
1119z  8.492MHz  CW  "VVV VVV VVV de AQP2/4" Pakistan Navy, Pakistan 319-419 report.
1100z  8.636MHz  CW  "CQ CQ CQ de HLW HLW HLW QSX 8MHz K" Telecom Korea, Seoul 559 report.

0950z  9.945MHz  CW  "CQ CQ CQ de P5O P5O P5O 1/2/3/4 KKK" Indonesian Navy, not 24 hours. 599 report.

2259z  12.613MHz  CW  "XSQ" preceded with four buzz tones, Guangzhou, China 539 report.
2330z  12.637MHz  CW  "XSG" preceded with four buzz tones, Shanghai, China 529 report.
2331z  12.623MHz  CW  "XSQ" preceded with four buzz tones, Guangzhou, China 219-319 report. (Previously listed as "XSG")
2335z  12.649MHz  CW  "XSQ" preceded with buzz tones, Guangzhou, China 549 report. (Previously listed as XSG)
0412z  12.654MHz  CW  "TAH" preceded with buzz tones, Turkish Met Radio, Turkey 529 report.
0351z  12.843MHz  CW  "CQ CQ CQ de HLO HLO HLO QSX 12MHz K" Telecom Korea, Seoul. 319 report.
0004z  12.916MHz  CW  "CQ CQ CQ de HLF HLF HLF QSX 12MHz K" Telecom Korea, Seoul. 219-319 report.
2319z  12.923MHz  CW  "CQ CQ CQ de HLW2 HLW2 HLW2 QSX 12MHz K" Telecom Korea, Seoul 319-419 report.
2352z  12.935MHz  CW  "CQ CQ CQ de HLG HLG HLG QSX 12MHz K" Telecom Korea, Seoul 419 report.
2355z  12.935MHz  CW  "VVV VVV VVV de HLG HLG HLG" warm up prior to traffic list on the hour, Telecom Korea, Seoul 419 report.

0353z  16.898MHz  CW  "XSG" preceded with four buzz tones Shanghai, China 579 report.
2349z  16.880MHz  CW  "XSQ" preceded with four buzz tones, Guangzhou, China 519 report.
0351z  16.910MHz  CW  "CQ CQ CQ de HLJ HLJ HLJ QSX 16MHz K" Telecom Korea, Seoul. 579 report.
0244z  16.990MHz  CW  "CQ CQ CQ de HLO HLO HLO QSX 16MHz K" Telecom Korea, Seoul 319-419 report.

0349z  17.130MHz  CW  "CQ CQ CQ de HLW HLW HLW QSX 17MHz K" Telecom Korea, Seoul 559 report.

0323z  22.611MHz  CW  "CQ CQ CQ de HLF HLF HLF QSX 22MHz K" Telecom Korea, Seoul 529 report with deep fades.

HLF, HLJ, HLO, HLW etc Korea Telecom transmitters are all 3Kw to Log Periodic antennas from an area outside Seoul.
WLO Mobile, Alabama last published using 5Kw transmitter, antenna system not known.
SVO Olympia Radio uses 10Kw transmitters to ND TCI 540-2-04 antenna system.
TAH Istanbul Radio, Turkey runs a 10Kw transmitter, antenna system not known.
 

(updated 21st July 2017 with some additional loggings.)
« Last Edit: July 25, 2017, 2345 UTC by Looking-Glass »
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Re: Marine CW beacons/markers log.
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2019, 1353 UTC »
CW beacons/markers
8419.2 kHz XSV - Tianjin Radio, China from 1335z 7 Aug 2019
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8425.5 kHz XSG - Shanghai Radio, China w/ tfc from 1352z 7 Aug 2019
« Last Edit: August 07, 2019, 1355 UTC by sat_dxer »
Most times & frequencies posted are only an approximation.
Due to adulteration of the E.N.I.G.M.A. "designators" by others and not a match in the Conet Project they are never used.
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