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Offline Lex

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6849 USB, English language QSO
« on: June 15, 2008, 1140 UTC »
6849 USB, 0850 UTC, Sunday, 6/15/08, English language QSO, two men. After 0900z, woman's voice heard.  Didn't sound like official military comms or hams, possibly maritime?  Weak, under static crashes. Data nearby, closer to 6845 kHz.  (Fort Worth, TX)
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Re: 6849 USB, English language QSO
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2008, 1455 UTC »
I sometimes hear fishermen around this freq, though usually closer to 6860. Did they have Boston /New England accents?

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Re: 6849 USB, English language QSO
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2008, 1543 UTC »
Their accents (at least two men, one woman) sounded fairly neutral.  Not the typical Gulf Coast accents I usually hear between 6200-7000 in out-of-band maritime comms.  And the overall style wasn't like military comms, amateur radio, official civilian maritime or entirely informal chatter.
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Re: 6849 USB, English language QSO
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2008, 0631 UTC »
Pacific fishing fleet off of British Columbia can be very chatty in this range.

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