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Author Topic: Windy and ZN 1251 UTC 8 Dec 2018  (Read 388 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Windy and ZN 1251 UTC 8 Dec 2018
« on: December 08, 2018, 1253 UTC »
Surprised to be hearing them this late in the morning, but there they are, with a weak signal.
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Re: Windy and ZN 1251 UTC 8 Dec 2018
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2018, 1127 UTC »
Really nice reception from Windy at 1055 UTC 10 Dec 2018, best it has been in a while. One difference, I am using the 350 ft LoG (Loop on Ground) antenna, and I believe the lowered noise floor is helping. I also have the netSDR running with the 670 ft sky loop antenna (as usual) and I don't think the SNR is quite as good on that setup right now for Windy.

p.s. It seems to be very windy this morning, lots of dits.

1220: Now getting ZN also, and Windy is still there
« Last Edit: December 11, 2018, 1117 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Windy and ZN 1251 UTC 8 Dec 2018
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2018, 0829 UTC »
That's an impressive catch.
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Re: Windy and ZN 1251 UTC 8 Dec 2018
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2018, 1118 UTC »
1115 Good old reliable A on 2007.3
1123 Windy on 4102.8, it is very windy again this morning, lots of dits. 50F, 12.0 volts.
« Last Edit: December 11, 2018, 1123 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Windy and ZN 1251 UTC 8 Dec 2018
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2018, 1125 UTC »
1124 Another good morning for Windy
1125 A coming in well on 2097.3
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Re: Windy and ZN 1251 UTC 8 Dec 2018
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2018, 1123 UTC »
1123 A on 2097.3, no Windy or ZN yet.
1127 Starting hear Windy, but very weak
« Last Edit: December 17, 2018, 1127 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Windy and ZN 1251 UTC 8 Dec 2018
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2018, 1044 UTC »
1040 A good signal from A on 2097.3
1043 Windy fading in and out, it seems to be a little higher this morning, 4102.85 or so.
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Re: Windy and ZN 1251 UTC 8 Dec 2018
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2018, 1233 UTC »
20 Dec 2018:
1232 4102.8 Very weak signal from Windy, when I could actually hear it.
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Re: Windy and ZN 1251 UTC 8 Dec 2018
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2019, 1128 UTC »
10 Jan 2019:
1116 UTC: 4102.8 Windy with a weak signal.
1131 2097.3 A with a weak signal.
« Last Edit: January 10, 2019, 1131 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Windy and ZN 1251 UTC 8 Dec 2018
« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2019, 1133 UTC »
11 Jan 2019:
1132: UTC: 4102.8 Windy with a fair signal

No sign of A on 2097.3 this morning... oh wait there it is, weak signal at 1133 UTC.
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Re: Windy and ZN 1251 UTC 8 Dec 2018
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2019, 1113 UTC »
It's really the Windy and A show, no sign of ZN lately. Both coming in around 1110 UTC 15 Jan 2019.
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