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Offline Matt_B

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Longwave Info
« on: May 09, 2018, 1036 UTC »
I think I just heard the TUT beacon from Pago Pago, American Samoa, on a Utah-based SDR....at 402.96.  I'm not familiar with LW broadcasting....would/could this be it?
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Re: Longwave Info
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2018, 2252 UTC »
You did if you heard the beacon identifier TUT in morse code, which is dah-dit dit dah-dah.
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Re: Longwave Info
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2018, 2102 UTC »
TUT is at Pago Pago airport, American Samoa, it was once rated at around 1.0Kw output, not sure if it is still a high powered Navaid NDB though.  A nice catch if it was, heard it here on east coast of Australia a few weeks back but too weak to get a positive ident and a claim as an ATNO.
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