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Offline Edgar Souse

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V Beacon
« on: August 11, 2017, 0151 UTC »
0149 utc Aug 10 2017 5620 khz heard on the University of Twente SDR. Beacon repeating the letter V in cw. Strong signal, at S9

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Re: V Beacon
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2017, 0846 UTC »
Possibly Khiva in Xorazm region of Uzbekistan, still part of the Russian single letter naval markers or cluster beacons.  Pops up on unassigned frequencies quite often.
Hermitage Flat, NSW.

Grid Square:  QF56dm.

Yaesu FT-2000D, ICOM IC-736 HF/50MHz, ICOM IC R75 & Tecsun S-2000 to 450 feet of wire, and a multi band vertical of dubious reliability.