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Offline IZS4

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Outbanders
« on: December 21, 2019, 0025 UTC »
Having a big issue lately with outbanders within the 'Pirate spectrum' A lot of time 6.925 and 6.950 are being used. Very annoying as a listener.
Yaesu FT-818 with a 135' OCF dipole and an RSP SDR receiver connected to an MLA-30 loop.

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Re: Outbanders
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2019, 0731 UTC »
I can't help but sense the irony lol tho it is pretty common, at least in the North East on my end. I get a lot of whistles, chatter, or annoyance trying to hear what's going down on 6925. Nature of the beast sadly, filters may help tho unlikely due to proximity unless you made them super tight, tuning different modes may help (am station, tune the sidebands, etc), change antenna location sometimes helps (my base receive vs my car about 30 feet away and 10 feet lower, antenna to antenna, does have different reception esp at 7mhz area). However, it's an open market of interesting eavesdropping 6.9-7mhz to be sure.

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Re: Outbanders
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2019, 0935 UTC »
These guys, along with wideband data and poor propagation are a few of the reasons I headed for lower frequencies, even in summer.

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