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Author Topic: Some (Gasp!) NDB loggings 19 Nov 2017  (Read 684 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Some (Gasp!) NDB loggings 19 Nov 2017
« on: November 19, 2017, 2113 UTC »
AFE822x and 500 ft beverage aimed to Europe.

198   DIW   Dixon               NC   USA   575 km
204   MD   'Enola'  Harrisburg          PA   USA   56 km
209   SYS   'Stoystown'  Somerset       PA   USA   171 km (I swear it was IDing as SHS)
216   CLB   Wilmington / Carolina Beach     NC   USA   631 km
219   CX   'Latle'  Harrisburg           PA   USA   52 km
223   DAA   'Davee' Fort Belvoir              MD   USA   121 km
237   EZF   'Shannon'  Fredericksburg       VA   USA   167 km
245   LUA   'Caverns'  Luray               VA   USA   174 km
248   IL   'Hadin'  Wilmington           DE   USA   113 km
248   UL   DAID   Montreal           QC   CAN   686 km

And this NDB search is interrupted... because I am already hearing Algeria on 252 kHz... so time for some LWBC DXing.

250   UGS   'University'  Athens / Albany   OH   USA   448 km

And now interrupted by pirate radio.
« Last Edit: November 20, 2017, 2013 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Some (Gasp!) NDB loggings 19 Nov 2017
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2017, 2149 UTC »
Thanks for the proof of life logs on MD and CX.  I have been trying to relog these w/o luck, and since they had not been reported for 8 or 9 months I was beginning to wonder if...

GTN 323 still on?  Again not reported since last February, and I have not been able to get this this season so far.
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Re: Some (Gasp!) NDB loggings 19 Nov 2017
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2017, 2214 UTC »
GTN 323 still on?  Again not reported since last February, and I have not been able to get this this season so far.

It was when I last checked in October, it blocks several west coast DGPS stations. But I am listening now... and not hearing it! Yay!  And I am hearing a DGPS transmission... not getting any decodes yet, however.

Well, it *sounds* like DGPS. Weird that it is not decoding.
« Last Edit: November 19, 2017, 2221 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Some (Gasp!) NDB loggings 19 Nov 2017
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2017, 2258 UTC »
Let me update that GTN report... I listened some more, and it sounds like a carrier, although with some warbling? It looks pretty wide on the SDR for just an unmodulated carrier. But too narrow for even 100 baud DGPS. Maybe GTN is failing. Shucks darn  8)
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Re: Some (Gasp!) NDB loggings 19 Nov 2017
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2017, 2019 UTC »
And some more today the 20th, circa 2000z:

254   CAT   Chatham   NJ   USA   237   km
328   BZJ   'Bellgrove'  Indiantown Gap   PA   USA    85 km
332   DC   'Oxonn'  Oxon Hill  (Fort Foote Park)   MD   USA   106 km
349   APG   'Aberdeen'  Aberdeen Proving Grounds   MD   USA   72 km
351   MSQ   Culpeper   VA   USA   164 km
363   RNB   'Rainbow'  Millville   NJ   USA   158 km
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Re: Some (Gasp!) NDB loggings 19 Nov 2017
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2017, 2155 UTC »

209   SYS   'Stoystown'  Somerset       PA   USA   171 km (I swear it was IDing as SHS)

It was.  SYS has been miskeying as of late.
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