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Offline L Cee

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F U Beacon 6815
« on: June 18, 2011, 0146 UTC »
F U Beacon, 6/18/11, 6815usb, SIO 434, 1:44+ UTC, very good signal here tonight.
Sending F U in cw.
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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2011, 0214 UTC »
Also doing nicely in NH, about S5 - just about equal with the static.
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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2011, 0217 UTC »
evening all.
The FU beacon on 6815 is coming in real nice tonight.
It's well above the noise.
Something was said about this beacon on the udxf.
Costas in Greece said he thought it was over in Greece
if so the prop is great tonight.

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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2011, 1245 UTC »
It's 1344z here in the Atlanta area and I have it. S7 to S8 noise floor and this is just a bit above it but clearly audible. Fades every once in a while for a half minute or so, but running solid several minutes at a time.

Frequency is 6815.88 kHz.
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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2011, 1419 UTC »
Fading in and out here at 1419z.
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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2011, 1657 UTC »
I'm also receiving an occasional single "dot" on 6816 kHz. At one point there were several that were a bit less than ten seconds apart. Now just seeing an occasional sporadic one.

FU is still there and seems to be within a few Hz of where it was earlier. Very weak with more fading at this point.
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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2011, 2003 UTC »
6/18/11, 6915usb, 20:00 UTC, I can now hear Beacon FU once again -  rising just slightly above the noise level.
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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2011, 2202 UTC »
Loud all day here in the mid atlantic coast..... s5-29

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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2011, 2334 UTC »
Any guesses on location anybody? Seems like it must be on the east coast somewhere. Probably in the US. Seems pretty solid during bad propagation conditions. So I'd guess a decent antenna and a few watts. Frequency is pretty stable so I'd tend to think it's not one of the "quick & easy" PiFER beacons.
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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2011, 0247 UTC »
weak but clear here   my first beacon

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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2011, 0527 UTC »
Heard it at about 0510Z here in Seattle, WA, gone at 0519Z. Strong even over a lot of noise. Also my first DX beacon.
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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2011, 1352 UTC »
6815 USB SIO 322

Fair signal through the noise with some fading, but audible.

05:09z-05:13z F U morse beacon

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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #12 on: June 20, 2011, 0130 UTC »
Any guesses on location anybody? Seems like it must be on the east coast somewhere. Probably in the US. Seems pretty solid during bad propagation conditions. So I'd guess a decent antenna and a few watts. Frequency is pretty stable so I'd tend to think it's not one of the "quick & easy" PiFER beacons.

I'm actually thinking that it's in the western states, along with all those other pirate beacons. Typically quiet up here in New York except at night, and it's louder in the west at night.
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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #13 on: June 21, 2011, 0238 UTC »
FU Beacon, 6/21/11, 6815usb, 2:30+ UTC, SIO 323, solid signal in the static noise.
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Re: F U Beacon 6815
« Reply #14 on: June 21, 2011, 1007 UTC »
Great day for conditions, but a buzzsaw on 6817 splattered all over the freqency all day until late evening, that's when conditions died *shrug*

Peace!