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Re: Michigan NDB logs
« Reply #15 on: November 02, 2018, 2045 UTC »
Just noting that AP 206 was logged this AM for the first time in over 7 months. 


Have never been able to log this one.
Also, 254  MB  Manistee remains elusive while 336  MA in next door Wexford County is heard quite often...  strange.
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Re: Michigan NDB logs
« Reply #16 on: December 01, 2018, 1553 UTC »
338 DE Detroit has been off the air for at least the  past two days.  This one has been on the chopping block for a while... 
could this be the end ?  Anyway, ZEM Eastmain QC appears to have taken over the 338 slot in here.

Meanwhile, on again, off again beacon 332 PH Port Huron remains in the "off again" mode.
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Re: Michigan NDB logs
« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2018, 0341 UTC »
@Pinto Vortando, about CI on 400 at Sault Ste. Marie Michigan, I was stationed at Kincheloe air force base 20 miles (32km) south of the Soo back in 1968 and 1969. I remember SSM on 400khz with several hundred watts. It was at the Sault Ste. Marie Michigan airport. It had a weather report over the morse ID. I actually saw the transmitter once and remember the modulation transformer was loud enough to hear clearly with the voice and morse code ID. There was also a beacon on 410 on an island in Lake Superior. The island had a French name but I think it was in US waters because it had a 1khz ID tone instead of 400hz. 
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Re: Michigan NDB logs
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2018, 1343 UTC »
@Pinto Vortando, about CI on 400 at Sault Ste. Marie Michigan, I was stationed at Kincheloe air force base 20 miles (32km) south of the Soo back in 1968 and 1969. I remember SSM on 400khz with several hundred watts. It was at the Sault Ste. Marie Michigan airport. It had a weather report over the morse ID. I actually saw the transmitter once and remember the modulation transformer was loud enough to hear clearly with the voice and morse code ID. There was also a beacon on 410 on an island in Lake Superior. The island had a French name but I think it was in US waters because it had a 1khz ID tone instead of 400hz.

William,

Thanks for the history.

Nowadays, IIRC,  transcribed weather broadcasts (TWEB) via NDBs or VORs are only available in Alaska.

Was the beacon on the island perhaps a marine beacon ?
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Re: Michigan NDB logs
« Reply #19 on: December 16, 2018, 1458 UTC »
Finally snagged 206 AP  Alpena this morning.
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Re: Michigan NDB logs
« Reply #20 on: December 22, 2018, 1528 UTC »
SJX on Beaver Is. still pounding away...  very strong in here this morning.
Has been heard regularly here with good sigs lately for some reason.
« Last Edit: December 22, 2018, 1530 UTC by pinto vortando »
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Re: Michigan NDB logs
« Reply #21 on: January 02, 2019, 0940 UTC »
Noticed 332  PH  Port Huron back on the air this morning.

update:  still on the air today (1-3-2019), back from its most recent near death experience
« Last Edit: January 03, 2019, 2030 UTC by pinto vortando »
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Re: Michigan NDB logs
« Reply #22 on: March 23, 2019, 0210 UTC »
Well, 332 PH Port Huron missing again since mid-February.

Meanwhile, 338 DE Detroit...  this one's a goner.   
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Re: Michigan NDB logs
« Reply #23 on: April 13, 2019, 2328 UTC »
Well, 332 PH Port Huron missing again since mid-February.   

332 PH reappears (again), heard it this morning.    ???

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Re: Michigan NDB logs
« Reply #24 on: April 19, 2019, 2307 UTC »
SJX Beaver Island and SO Marquette good sigs in here this morning in spite of the heavy QRN.
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