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Offline DYGradio

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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #315 on: March 27, 2021, 0000 UTC »
Windy faded up here just before the end of the UTC day with a nice signal and variable wind ditting. TMP 68 B 119
23:57 UTC 26 MAR 2021
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #316 on: March 27, 2021, 0501 UTC »
If Windy's creator reads this thread I'd bet they'd be happy to know I can also hear Windy in Hawaii right now

http://kiwisdr.robinett.us:8073/
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #317 on: March 28, 2021, 1424 UTC »
Slow dits with TMP 64 and B 11.1
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #318 on: March 29, 2021, 0034 UTC »
Listening on Degen 1103 with just the telescoping whip from Santa Barbara county and can copy Windy with normal telemetry (85 in the desert at 0030) .

No sign of DW from here with the same setup

Update:

45 min later, Windy is armchair copy, and I can hear the occasional whoop from DW, but nowhere near as strong.
« Last Edit: March 29, 2021, 0113 UTC by syfr »
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #319 on: March 30, 2021, 0117 UTC »
Windy sending "H" 01:16 UTC 30 MAR 2021
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #320 on: March 31, 2021, 0208 UTC »
Windy with a whole bunch of pips this afternoon.  It's windy down at Windy.

Listening from the Central Coast, Windy is considerably louder then The Whooper at 0100-0200.

Again, even with just a 3' long whip to the Degen portable, Windy is strong enough to carry on a QSO.  Impressive stuff.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #321 on: April 06, 2021, 2207 UTC »
1010 UTC 05 APR 2021: Windy came in well on yesterday morning's IQ recording under quiet conditions  TMP 74  B 114 with slow wind pips. 
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #322 on: April 12, 2021, 1910 UTC »
1122 UTC 12 APR 2021:  TMP 65 B 114 with slow wind.   Signal peaked around this time, about 10 minutes before my sunrise.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #323 on: April 24, 2021, 0028 UTC »
A noisy KFS sdr has Windy with a battery voltage of 12.0.

Must be sunny to charge up even a weak battery

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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #324 on: May 01, 2021, 0413 UTC »
Fair signal with modest wind activity, 86 degrees and 12.1 volts reported
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #325 on: May 03, 2021, 1402 UTC »
Fair signal here at home, steady wind activity dits, 75 degrees and 11.6 volts reported
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #326 on: May 28, 2021, 1521 UTC »
I have to say that Windy has really turned a page. It is now consistently transmitting with a pretty good signal. I can regularly hear it during the day here at home and pretty much any time on the KFS SDR. I appreciate the efforts of Windy's creator with the repairs or updates that keep Windy on line.

TMP  102
B   12.2
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #327 on: May 29, 2021, 0245 UTC »
good signal here at home

TMP  89
B   12.4
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #328 on: June 02, 2021, 2211 UTC »
 
good signal on KFS

TMP  106
B   12.8   (highest I've seen in a while)
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #329 on: June 03, 2021, 1308 UTC »

Fair signal on my KX3

TMP  78
B   12.1 
Jim
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