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Offline Johnnyboy

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11 meter beacons
« on: May 27, 2021, 1317 UTC »
Hi all,

Is there a 11 meter beaconlist?
I know the following:
- 14RS000    27.141.06    France         > http://14rs000.free.fr/
- 69BY          27.610        Costa Rica    > https://www.ndblist.info/ndbphotos/beaconpics15.htm
there was one in the US sending 1W - 10W - 100W forgot his name

For those who are interested, I had a 11 meter beacon for a while running some years ago. I used a Icom-7400. So you don't need any other equipment. on you tube > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxCD9czVLlE

John, Netherlands

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Re: 11 meter beacons
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2021, 2121 UTC »
Hi..

I'm also interested in this topic... have been considering putting one on the air for kicks..

Hi all,

Is there a 11 meter beaconlist?
I know the following:
- 14RS000    27.141.06    France         > http://14rs000.free.fr/
- 69BY          27.610        Costa Rica    > https://www.ndblist.info/ndbphotos/beaconpics15.htm
there was one in the US sending 1W - 10W - 100W forgot his name

For those who are interested, I had a 11 meter beacon for a while running some years ago. I used a Icom-7400. So you don't need any other equipment. on you tube > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxCD9czVLlE

John, Netherlands

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Re: 11 meter beacons
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2021, 2257 UTC »
There have been some heard on and around 27.500 MHz / 27500 kHz.  I know there was or is a QRP beacon on 27.125 MHz / 27125 kHz - CB channel 14 - ID "AOH" doing 36mW output power if I remember correctly, 

The area around 27.140 MHz - 27.145 MHz is home to the 14RS000 beacon and I know there is or was a beacon out of Russia on 27.140 or 27.141 or thereabouts.

There's also the 26510 kHz / 26.510 MHz beacon out of Germany and the 27.205 MHz FM channel 20 repeater in Sweden I believe. 

There's a list on the HFU Wiki too :)
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Re: 11 meter beacons
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2021, 0730 UTC »
In the early 1990s I used to hear extremely slow and chirpy CW beacons around 27500 when 10/11 was open to Asia.  I posted the question on a radio forum, and someone suggested they might be drift fishing net beacons.

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Re: 11 meter beacons? Remember 27.145USB?
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2021, 2001 UTC »
Huh... Does anyone remember what that purring, pulsing-like, beacon was around 1990-1991 on 27.145MHz, heard best in USB? (a.k.a. between CB CH's 15 and 16.) That was with a President HR2510, at the time, and a Firestix 4ft indoor GND-plane. I assume it to be ISM now.
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Re: 11 meter beacons? Remember 27.145USB?
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2021, 1355 UTC »
Huh... Does anyone remember what that purring, pulsing-like, beacon was around 1990-1991 on 27.145MHz, heard best in USB? (a.k.a. between CB CH's 15 and 16.) That was with a President HR2510, at the time, and a Firestix 4ft indoor GND-plane. I assume it to be ISM now.

I believe there is, or was, a beacon based in Thailand on 27500 (or close to 27500) - there are, or were, several beacons listed on or around the 27.500 MHz region
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Re: 11 meter beacons
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2021, 1458 UTC »
I had very good reception of the 69BY beacon yesterday.
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Re: 11 meter beacons
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2021, 1526 UTC »
I had very good reception of the 69BY beacon yesterday.

On which frequency? 27550 or 27610?
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Re: 11 meter beacons
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2021, 1825 UTC »
I had very good reception of the 69BY beacon yesterday.

On which frequency? 27550 or 27610?

27609.9 IIRC.
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Re: 11 meter beacons
« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2021, 1601 UTC »
I had very good reception of the 69BY beacon yesterday.

On which frequency? 27550 or 27610?

27609.9 IIRC.

Okay cool - it's good to get a confirmation that the 69BY 11 meter beacon is still on the air and using 27610 / 27.610 MHz...well, 27609.9 / 27.6099 MHz anyway
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