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Re: Morning beacons Jan 2017
« Reply #15 on: January 26, 2017, 1126 UTC »
26 Jan 2017:
2097 A at 1105z
4070.3 ZN at 1123z
4175 Z at 1126z
4111.2 1213z The dasher I reported earlier in the month is back: https://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/topic,32072.0.html

Update: Still hearing the 4111 dasher at 1311z.
« Last Edit: January 26, 2017, 1312 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Morning beacons Jan 2017
« Reply #16 on: January 30, 2017, 1228 UTC »
30 Jan 2017:

2097 A around 1100 UTC
4070 GT at 1228 UTC.
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Re: Morning beacons Jan 2017
« Reply #17 on: January 30, 2017, 1306 UTC »
You have to love that GT beacon...makes it nicely into the Rockies also.

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Re: Morning beacons Jan 2017
« Reply #18 on: January 30, 2017, 1326 UTC »
Update, now hearing the new dasher on 4111 as well at 1325z. So far no one else has reported this?
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Re: Morning beacons Jan 2017
« Reply #19 on: January 31, 2017, 1220 UTC »
31 Jan 2017:

2097 A   1218 UTC
4070 GT 1220 UTC
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Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #20 on: February 01, 2017, 1247 UTC »
1 Feb 2017
A 2097 1100 UTC
ZN 4070 1246 UTC

I might have heard GT earlier, but it was quite weak.
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Re: Morning beacons Feb 2017
« Reply #21 on: February 03, 2017, 1138 UTC »
2 Feb 2017:
GT 4070 1105 UTC, only heard for a few minutes then it faded out.
A 2097 1137 UTC, very weak this morning.
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Re: Morning beacons Feb 2017
« Reply #22 on: February 13, 2017, 1211 UTC »
13 Feb 2017:
A 2097 1201 UTC

Nothing on 4070 or elsewhere this morning.
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Re: Morning beacons Feb 2017
« Reply #23 on: February 22, 2017, 1128 UTC »
22 Feb 2017:
A 2097 1126z A very good signal, the strongest A has been in a while.

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Re: Morning beacons Feb 2017
« Reply #24 on: February 23, 2017, 1219 UTC »
23 Feb 2017:
A 2097 1100 UTC, good signal.
GT 4070 1219 UTC, weak, haven't heard this one in a while.
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Morning beacons Mar 2017
« Reply #25 on: March 03, 2017, 1218 UTC »
Mar 3:
A 2097 1100z - fair signal
GT 4070 1217z - very weak
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Re: Morning beacons Mar 2017
« Reply #26 on: March 21, 2017, 1119 UTC »
Mar 21:
A 2097 1110z - good signal
GT 4070 1116z - faded in for a minute or two, then gone
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Re: Morning beacons Mar 2017
« Reply #27 on: March 24, 2017, 1120 UTC »
Mar 24:
A  2097 1110z
ZN 4070 1120z
Dasher? 4110 1121z - Haven't noticed this one in a while, very weak, but there's something there.
Dasher? 4087 1123z - Might be closer to 4086.9, very weak, I think this has been logged by others once or twice?
« Last Edit: March 24, 2017, 1124 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Morning beacons Mar 2017
« Reply #28 on: March 27, 2017, 1407 UTC »
I see ZN was heard...I got an e mail the other day saying there was a cluster of three beacons on 4070.3...this is possible and each is located in different places.
ZN is the lowest power one around 500 Mw but, ZT about 700Mw and GT 1.0 watts...

I can't confirm the accuracy of this e mail...but was told I could pass it on.

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Re: Morning beacons Mar 2017
« Reply #29 on: March 29, 2017, 1027 UTC »
March 29:
A 2097 1125z


Thanks for the info about the three beacons on 4070.3, I will keep an ear out for ZT, which is the one I have not yet heard. Different locations would explain why I often only hear one at a time.
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