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Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Windy and A and even ZN
« on: January 29, 2019, 1222 UTC »
Fair to good signals from the usual suspects this morning in the 1100-1220 UTC time period. At 1220 A is fading out but Windy is doing pretty well.

No sign of ZN or anyone else.

I spoke too soon! ZN noted at 1225 UTC, but way down on 4096.9. At first I thought this was the Marin Ditter, but I saw Z and N in the waterfall and could hear the characters.  Perhaps this is why I have not received ZN recently, I was looking in the wrong place, if it has drifted down this low.
« Last Edit: January 29, 2019, 1228 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Windy and A and even ZN
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2019, 1157 UTC »
All three heard again around 1155 UTC 30 Jan 2019. The strongest signal from A on 2097 in a while.
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Re: Windy and A and even ZN
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2019, 1048 UTC »
A and Windy heard circa 1045 UTC 4 Feb 2019, both with good signals.

I have been trying for the 2008 dasher, as well as the 4096 beacons, without luck. I don't expect to hear them, but will keep trying  :P

The 4096 beacons used to come in until a few years ago when they stopped, I understand their power level was reduced.
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Re: Windy and A and even ZN
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2019, 1131 UTC »
A weak signal from Windy around 1130z 5 Feb 2019. No signal at all from A.
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Re: Windy and A and even ZN
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2019, 1108 UTC »
A and Windy at 1104 UTC 6 Feb 2019. A wind did every few seconds from Windy. No sign of ZN recently.
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Re: Windy and A and even ZN
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2019, 1119 UTC »
A and Windy around 1100 UTC 8 Feb 2019. Still no sign of ZN.
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Re: Windy and A and even ZN
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2019, 2312 UTC »

I have been hearing ZN recently on about 4095.0  both in the evenings and in the morning the last few days.

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Re: Windy and A and even ZN
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2019, 1039 UTC »
Both A and Windy around 1036 UTC 11 Feb 2019 - Seems to be very windy, lots of dits.

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I have been hearing ZN recently on about 4095.0  both in the evenings and in the morning the last few days.

Thanks for the tip, I'll keep a look out for it down there.

Sure enough, ZN heard with a very weak signal around 4095.2 kHz at 1219 UTC.
« Last Edit: February 11, 2019, 1234 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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