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Author Topic: MOR 1.642MHz & TM 1.630MHz CW NavAids anyone heard them?  (Read 1630 times)

Offline Looking-Glass

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These two NavAid beracons are the last on the 1.6MHz sector of the band, they are MOR Moro, Papua New Guinea on 1.642MHz CW, around 50 watts output, and TM Taumarunui in New Zealand, lasted thought to be running around 200w.

Moro was last heard around late 2017 and Taumarunui around early 2018 thereabouts.

There used to be approximately 10 other beacons in New Zealand and Papua New Guinea operating between 1.600MHz and 1.737MHz but most are now decomissioned I think.

Has anyone heard MOR and TM of recent weeks?  Also any of the other beacons listed but not heard for some time?  All I generally hear is Drift Net fishing beacons in that section of the band. :)

Accurate lists of LW NDB's are very hard to find on the net, most are way outdated, such as PilotNav etc.  Any help/remarks appreciated... 8)
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Re: MOR 1.642MHz & TM 1.630MHz CW NavAids anyone heard them?
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2018, 0734 UTC »
1.642MHz MOR Morobo, Papua New Guinea is still on air, heard in Northern Queensland Friday night 529 report CW zero beat, just leaves TM in New Zealand on 1.630MHz.
Condobolin, NSW.

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Yaesu FT-1000D, Yaesu FT-2000D, ICOM IC-736 HF/50MHz, ICOM IC R75 & Tecsun S-2000 to 450 feet of wire, 27MHz 1/2 wave CB antenna converted to 21MHz & a multi band vertical of dubious reliability.

 

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