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mark-n-nut

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Oh My! Its baaaack!
« on: October 07, 2017, 0235 UTC »
Guess what is back on the air this evening!??

Just caught it on 4102.8 plus or minus!

Outstanding!!!

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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2017, 1433 UTC »
Yeah!

I just saw it a few minutes ago

4102.841 KHz  WINDY!!  Great signal, about +15 dB over the noise. I think it was temp 81 deg battery 12.6 v
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2017, 1057 UTC »
Hearing Windy this morning, weak but it is there. Nice to hear it again!
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2017, 1210 UTC »
Oct 13  1140 Utc   W  q5 copy and the battery was 12.6 volts...
so far so good...

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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2017, 0506 UTC »
I had to check here to make sure I wasn't hearing things!  I have Windy pretty weak - making out the W and a few characters here and there, as well as some 'wind beeps' from time to time.  Must be breezy there.  Time 0505Z.

Looks like Windy has a fan club....
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2017, 0557 UTC »
Good copy tonight on W - actually has been fading up not out (!)

Mostly fast dits - windy there with TMP 72 and Battery 12.7V

Probably the best I have heard it in a long time tonight.  Time now 0556Z.
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2017, 1502 UTC »
At 1500 utc I'm still able to hear W in Colorado on the R4B and 90 ft end fed wire amazing conditions today

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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2017, 0618 UTC »
0615Z   4102.85  good signal into northern cal

tmp 58  bat 12.7V   no wind tonight

have been hearing this for the last month or so in the evenings, good to hear it back!
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2017, 0227 UTC »
Am hearing Windy tonight along with ZN on about 4110.7.  A also.

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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2017, 1505 UTC »
Last night just before 0600Z heard W in the clear - probably the best I have heard it yet.  Not sure if condx were favorable or my noise floor was lower than normal....

TMP 55 B127 with some varying wind dits from the anemometer.  Didn't sound as windy as some nights ;)
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2017, 1443 UTC »
4102.860 KHz  Windy, good signal. Very long dashes for wind. Temp  52 degrees. Battery 12.5 volts

Temp readings seem warmer in the early morning, as if it was moved SW of where I used to think it was located.
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #11 on: December 29, 2017, 0722 UTC »
Had some time to play tonight - W coming in pretty well with some QSB - good enough to copy TMP 57 and B(attery) 119.  Battery seems a bit lower than in the recent past....

Must be calm in the desert - heard no wind dits at all.

Also heard "A" 2097 KHz pretty clear....

Local time about midnight // 0700Z
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #12 on: December 29, 2017, 1427 UTC »
Had some time to play tonight - W coming in pretty well with some QSB - good enough to copy TMP 57 and B(attery) 119.  Battery seems a bit lower than in the recent past....

Last night I read it as 12.0 volts so I am wondering if the battery charging circuits or solar panel have failed.
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #13 on: December 29, 2017, 1803 UTC »
I've got a fair signal right now and it is reporting only 12.3 volts
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #14 on: December 30, 2017, 1644 UTC »
4102.840 KHz Windy. Signal +15dB over the noise. no wind. Temp 62 deg and battery is low at 11.9 volts. I hope the owner makes repairs soon.
Jim
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