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Author Topic: WBCQ moving from 7415 to 7490 on Monday  (Read 3775 times)


Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Re: WBCQ moving from 7415 to 7490 on Monday
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2011, 1843 UTC »
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FCC says it is because the Civil Air Patrol has a new HF fixed communications system on 7416.

Aha, so we finally have a reason.
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Re: WBCQ moving from 7415 to 7490 on Monday
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2011, 0025 UTC »
I was actually looking forward to this as a positive development as far as my listening to WBCQ.
I am a now bit apprehensive both that it will not be at full power at first, and that 7490 kHz is simulatenously engaged by a transmitter in Kazakhstan at 301 degrees.

We'll see.

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Re: WBCQ moving from 7415 to 7490 on Monday
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2011, 1414 UTC »
I understand WBCQ hasn't run at full power for years.

Now where did I put that xtal for 7405?

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Re: WBCQ moving from 7415 to 7490 on Monday
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2011, 0601 UTC »
So this high-pitched hissing (like a tape machine playing while fast-forwarding, perhaps) I'm hearing on 7416 ssb (28 Oct 2011, 0600 UTC) is what displaced WBCQ? What mode is this?
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Re: WBCQ moving from 7415 to 7490 on Monday
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2011, 1724 UTC »
So this high-pitched hissing (like a tape machine playing while fast-forwarding, perhaps) I'm hearing on 7416 ssb (28 Oct 2011, 0600 UTC) is what displaced WBCQ? What mode is this?

Alan Weiner himself explained that it is some kind of civil aviation frequency on 7416, which is why he had to vacate 7415.

 

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