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Offline n0xu

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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #60 on: February 13, 2020, 1757 UTC »
Now sending "H" at 1756 2/13/2020.

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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #61 on: February 14, 2020, 0538 UTC »
Sending S at 05:36 UTC 14JAN2020
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #62 on: February 14, 2020, 1151 UTC »
S heard at 1151 UTC 14 Feb 2020.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #63 on: February 15, 2020, 0242 UTC »
Back to sending H with strong signal, 02:30 UTC 15FEB2020. Music playing on 4105 KHz in LSB with Windy in the bandpass. Identifying itself with something along the lines of "...international radio for the musically inclined" and "...coming to you from across the sea from the Castle of Argyle" Mentioned lowering power by 10 dB at 02:41 and was buried in the noise after that.
« Last Edit: February 15, 2020, 0244 UTC by DYGradio »
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #64 on: February 16, 2020, 0442 UTC »
Windy is back with wind ditting varying around 1 dit per second, TMP 57 B 119. 04:40 UTC 16FEB2020
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #65 on: February 17, 2020, 1239 UTC »
2/17/2020  12:38  UTC

Very weak here.

Sending dits and W. TMP 54 and B 112 (I believe)


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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #66 on: February 19, 2020, 1120 UTC »
Three dits / S from Windy at 1120 UTC 19 Feb 2020.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #67 on: February 20, 2020, 1112 UTC »
The 'desert beacons' by the 4096 cluster-maker are not being maintained, anymore.  No more intended, either.  Enjoy them while they last before The Fall comes, soon...

Sad to hear, they were a fun catch out east a few years ago when I could receive them.

p.s. Windy heard with three dits / S at 1116 UTC 20 Feb 2020.
« Last Edit: February 20, 2020, 1116 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #68 on: February 21, 2020, 0313 UTC »
Yes,  enjoyed the 4096 cluster for many years. Especially out camping in northern Arizona, they always boomed in with their chorus of harmony!

Windy with four dits "H" tonight at 03:12 UTC 21FEB2020
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #69 on: February 21, 2020, 1116 UTC »
4 dits / H from Windy at 1116 UTC 21 Feb 2020. And again at 1121 UTC.
« Last Edit: February 21, 2020, 1122 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #70 on: February 22, 2020, 1032 UTC »
Windy alive and well but down in the noise here. Around 4 dits, I think I heard six dits in there a couple times.

2/22/20   10:24   4102.8

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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #71 on: February 23, 2020, 1110 UTC »
An actual wind report from Windy! First time for me in a while. W with a few dits circa 1110 UTC 23 Feb 2020.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #72 on: February 24, 2020, 1146 UTC »
Windy heard with an S around 1145 UTC 24 Feb 2020 on the 120 ft T2FD antenna.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #73 on: February 25, 2020, 1128 UTC »
Three dits / S at 1127 UTC. Good signal.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #74 on: February 26, 2020, 0033 UTC »
Windy operating in 'H' mode (4 dits) at 0025 UTC 2/26/20, fair signal N AZ.
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