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V2a observation and propagation
« on: March 09, 2012, 2059 UTC »
Here San Luis Obispo, California I have:

V2a  5417 Khz  in progress  02:03 - 02:41 UTC (at Dusk) Friday 03-09-2012 (World Day)

Compact portable Receiver: Poor to Fair through noise

I'm using the Enigma Chart and finding it very useful. For UTC Friday I did not observe the two transmissions listed at 01:00 (6768 & 4028 Khz). It was still daylight here for both.
Although; I need to refresh my memory and pay closer attention to propogation variables, Grey Line Enhancement may have been a factor for the 02:00 5417 Khz reception, assuming an intended target considerably to the east of this location.

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Re: V2a observation and propagation
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2012, 1818 UTC »
Using the Enigma Chart again, I have V2a:

6768 Khz  00:59 - 01:41 UTC  Saturday (World Day) 03-10-2012
Good Signal

My Spanish is about as good as my Morse Code, I thought the last of the three alleged recipients was: 23451.

I also checked the slots at 02:00 (5417 Khz) and 03:00 (6855 Khz) for Saturday and no traffic was observed. So much for that propagation theory. Irregardless, the chart is very useful even when no traffic is observed for a given time slot.

TNX VY 73 ..