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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #195 on: October 01, 2021, 1048 UTC »
1 October 2021:
1030 UTC:
Good signals from Windy and the Desert Whooper this morning.
No sign of SFI yet.
I do have weak intermittent dits circa 4094.1 kHz

1055 UTC Update: 4094.1 is much stronger on the WO7I KiwiSDR in NV vs here (big surprise!) and it is clearly sending Q.

1152 UTC Update: 4094.1 now sending a series of dots / short dashes... and now back to Q.
« Last Edit: October 01, 2021, 1153 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #196 on: October 04, 2021, 1123 UTC »
4 October 2021:
1100 Good signals from Wind and the Desert Whooper, and I think a weak one from Q.
« Last Edit: October 06, 2021, 1106 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #197 on: October 05, 2021, 1053 UTC »
5 October 2021:
1050 A good signal from the Desert Whooper, Windy somewhat weaker. I have occasional bleeps and such on 4094 where Q would be, but no obvious Qs yet.
1118 Now clearly hearing Q
« Last Edit: October 06, 2021, 1106 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #198 on: October 06, 2021, 1107 UTC »
6 October 2021:
1050 A good signal from the Desert Whooper, still going at 1106 UTC.  No sign of Windy.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #199 on: October 07, 2021, 1123 UTC »
7 October 20201:
1116: Fair copy from the Desert Whooper, no sign of Windy but I understand it has been cloudy. No sign of Q either.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #200 on: October 08, 2021, 1037 UTC »
8 OCT 2021:
1036 Windy and the Desert Whooper
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #201 on: October 11, 2021, 1036 UTC »
11 OCT 2021:
1035 Fair signals from Windy and the Desert Whooper, they were a little stronger earlier
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #202 on: October 12, 2021, 1053 UTC »
12 OCT 2021
1052 A fair signal from the Desert Whooper. I could not hear Windy, but there was a Pesky on frequency.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #203 on: October 13, 2021, 1049 UTC »
13 OCT 2021:
1048 Zilch
1056 Weak signal from the Desert Whooper now.
« Last Edit: October 13, 2021, 1057 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #204 on: October 14, 2021, 1051 UTC »
14 OCT 2021:
1040 UTC Good signals from the Desert Whooper, no sign of Windy or Q.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #205 on: October 15, 2021, 1149 UTC »
15 OCT 2021
1120 UTC Good signal from the Desert Whooper, no sign of Windy.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #206 on: October 18, 2021, 1057 UTC »
18 OCT 2021:

1055 UTC: A good signal from the Desert Whooper, no sign of Windy or Q.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #207 on: October 19, 2021, 1020 UTC »
19 OCT 2021:

1019: Hearing Windy for the first time in a while. Also a weak signal from the Desert Whooper.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #208 on: October 25, 2021, 1107 UTC »
25 OCT 2021
1045 UTC: Both Windy and the Desert Whooper heard.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #209 on: October 26, 2021, 1112 UTC »
26 OCT 2021:
1110 UTC: Both Windy and the Desert Whooper heard.
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