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Offline IQ_imbalance

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check 486kHz!
« on: December 25, 2020, 1613 UTC »
Think i could see the carrier last night, but i've got a lot of QRM around there so can't be sure.  Wasn't able to make out any audio.

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Re: check 486kHz!
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2020, 0235 UTC »
I can hear it tonight, at 0231Z.  I have heard it previous years on my KiwiSDR with a much stronger signal, but I was using a large LoG antenna then.  Tonight I am using a Buckmaster OCF antenna and the signal is right at the noise level, but it is there.
« Last Edit: December 26, 2020, 0238 UTC by NJQA »

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Re: check 486kHz!
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2020, 0346 UTC »
Hearing very very weak music on 486 AM right now (0346z).

Signal is much better at 0614z with station ID and music.
« Last Edit: December 26, 2020, 0615 UTC by myteaquinn »
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