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2019 DGPS Massacre
« on: September 07, 2019, 2009 UTC »
FYI NDBers: The 2019 DGPS Massacre (with full orchestration and five part harmony and stuff like that)  has started early. A bunch of stations already off the air.

Pretty sure these stations are gone:
Whidbey Island, WA
Appleton, WA
Fort Stevens, OR
Cape Mendocino, CA
Lincoln, CA
Point Loma, CA
Wisconsin Point, WI
Mequon, WI

These vanished when Hurricane Dorian came up the coast. Mequon suffered a tower failure a few days ago and the USCG decided to shut it down early rather than repair it, so who knows what will happen with them:
Driver, VA 
Kensington, SC 

Driver is a local here, and not on the air now (2011 UTC 7 Sep 2019)
Kensington should be coming in now, and isn't.
« Last Edit: September 07, 2019, 2016 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: 2019 DGPS Massacre
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2019, 1152 UTC »
I just realized these stations vanished on the September 3-4 recordings. They were present September 2-3.

Card Sound, FL
Tampa, FL
Cape Canaveral, FL


You NDB guys should be getting some amazing catches now. No more excuses about the mean old DGPS stations causing QRM  ;D
« Last Edit: September 10, 2019, 1217 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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