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Offline Sparx McGee

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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #270 on: February 03, 2021, 2354 UTC »
1320 UTC 03 FEB 2021:  About 10 minutes before local sunrise, solid "W" IDs.  Could see telemetry and some wind pips on the waterfall, but too weak to decode by ear. 
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #271 on: February 04, 2021, 0546 UTC »
At 0545 utc this evening Windy is showing TMP 62 and B at 11.3..

Might not make it to sunrise in the morning.

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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #272 on: February 04, 2021, 1117 UTC »
"S" heard 1116 UTC 4 Feb 2021.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #273 on: February 06, 2021, 1615 UTC »
"S" at 16:15 UTC 06 FEB 2021 - Very solid signal then switched to "H" at 16:18 UTC
« Last Edit: February 06, 2021, 1619 UTC by DYGradio »
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #274 on: February 06, 2021, 2146 UTC »
Back to normal operation TMP 80 B 123 - 21:45 UTC 06 FEB 2021
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #275 on: February 07, 2021, 1950 UTC »
right now Windy is very strong with slow dits, TMP 82 and B at 11.9
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #276 on: February 08, 2021, 1109 UTC »
Sounds like regular operation from Windy at 1104 UTC 8 Feb 2021
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #277 on: February 09, 2021, 1118 UTC »
"S" heard 1118 UTC 9 Feb 2021.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #278 on: February 10, 2021, 1238 UTC »
"S" heard around 1223 UTC 10 Feb 2021.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #279 on: February 11, 2021, 0055 UTC »
Just copied a strong "H" . Big signal to KFS tonight.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #280 on: February 11, 2021, 1124 UTC »
"H" here at 1124 UTC 11 Feb 2021, also a good signal.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #281 on: February 12, 2021, 1242 UTC »
I heard Windy sending what sounded like regular telemetry circa 1130 UTC (I forget the exact time). It was too weak to copy.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #282 on: February 15, 2021, 1239 UTC »
"S" heard 1205 UTC 15 Feb 2021.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #283 on: February 16, 2021, 1102 UTC »
Windy sending normal telemetry, but too weak to decode, 1102 UTC 16 Feb 2021
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #284 on: February 17, 2021, 1111 UTC »
"S" heard 1110 UTC 17 Feb 2021.
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netSDR / AFE822x / AirSpy HF+ / KiwiSDR / 900 ft Horz skyloop / 500 ft NE beverage / 250 ft V Beam / 58 ft T2FD / 120 ft T2FD / 400 ft south beverage / 43m, 20m, 10m  dipoles / Crossed Parallel Loop / Discone in a tree

 

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