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Offline cwguy

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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #15 on: December 31, 2017, 0628 UTC »
Some QSB but otherwise pretty good copy on W tonight  TMP 55,  B 119.  No winds dits.  Either it's calm or the wind ripped the anemometer off the pole....I'm guessing the former, and not the latter.

Time now 0628Z - Dec 31 2017
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #16 on: January 01, 2018, 1443 UTC »
4102.830 KHz Windy. Signal peaking +20dB over the noise. Breezy. Temp 51 deg and battery is low at 11.6 volts
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #17 on: January 05, 2018, 1453 UTC »
4102.817 KHz  Windy. Very weak and am not hearing it as often.  Battery is down to 11.1 volts. Wish I could help the owner to fix it.
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #18 on: January 05, 2018, 1544 UTC »
Jan 6 time 1249 utc   W  57 dgs  Battery voltage 11.1 volts... freq. 4102.8 khz

Be interesting to watch it die...reminds me of the later days in the oscar 10 sat. but of course out of no where oscar 10 came back alive
that was a shock to the Hams. I used to be on the bird in those days.






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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #19 on: January 06, 2018, 1752 UTC »
Was hearing Windy this morning around 1200 utc, tmp was 56 and Battery at 11.1.  Left the shack after that and when I came back about 2 hours later all I was hearing was an occasional "S" around a minute plus apart.  It seemed to vary.  Looked for it on the global tuners a little bit ago and it was still sending an "S".  Lots of cloud cover and storms coming off the pacific yesterday and today.

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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #20 on: January 07, 2018, 1604 UTC »
4102.840 KHz

I just heard it send an S. I wonder if it is prelude to Shutdown
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #21 on: January 08, 2018, 0534 UTC »
4102.895 Hearing just an occasional "S" at least a minute apart.  Very weak here.  Watching the battery voltage slowly drop over the last week.  I copied 11.2V last night.
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #22 on: January 11, 2018, 1241 UTC »
Hearing the same thing here 11 Jan 2018 at 1240z. Wasn't sure at first if it was an S or O.
At 1241z I heard a single dot/dash. Nothing more heard. It's dead, Jim ?
Nope, weak signal (S or O) again at 1252z.
« Last Edit: January 11, 2018, 1253 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #23 on: January 12, 2018, 1631 UTC »
I am hearing a letter  H right now about 65 seconds apart
« Last Edit: January 12, 2018, 1633 UTC by Teotwaki »
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #24 on: January 12, 2018, 1754 UTC »
Too weak to get a good read on the metrics but Windy is functioning normally right now: sending "W", wind speed dits and temp/batt
Jim
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Re: Oh My! Its baaaack!
« Reply #25 on: January 12, 2018, 2242 UTC »
Back to normal!  Tmp is 74 and the Batt is 12.5.  I think it started getting sunshine again!

73, Mark
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