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Offline Jason

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12.749 USB
« on: August 09, 2019, 1004 UTC »
Thur Aug 8th 20:09z - 22:00z  S5 to over 7
I believe this sig to be a satellite, signal was best received on 12.749 USB, the info I found on this freq, states a TX @ 12.750, yet no description as to source. Transmission was definitely satones.
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Re: 12.749 USB
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2019, 1145 UTC »
This is weather fax. Most probably from Boston.
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Re: 12.749 USB
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2019, 1235 UTC »
Roger; thank you Chris I found this to be interesting & informative!
I grew up in Boston, so you added to the mystic.
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Re: 12.749 USB
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2019, 1856 UTC »
This may help you - it's the newest version but not necessarily 100% accurate.

https://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/rfax.pdf

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Re: 12.749 USB
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2019, 0111 UTC »
Thank you consultant, I do loaded the PDF.
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