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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #225 on: November 23, 2021, 1159 UTC »
23 NOV 2021:
1157 UTC: A weak signal from the Desert Whooper, no sign of Windy.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #226 on: November 29, 2021, 1122 UTC »
29 NOV 2021:
1122 UTC: Windy sending S
1125 UTC: "A" back on 2097 !
1206 UTC: Weak signal from the Desert Whooper.

Great to see the band back together again  ;D
« Last Edit: November 29, 2021, 1207 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #227 on: November 29, 2021, 1714 UTC »
29 NOV 2021:
1122 UTC: Windy sending S
1125 UTC: "A" back on 2097 !
1206 UTC: Weak signal from the Desert Whooper.

Great to see the band back together again  ;D

It is great!
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #228 on: November 30, 2021, 1157 UTC »
30 NOV 2021:
1154 UTC: Fair signal from the Desert Whooper, no sign of A or Windy.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #229 on: December 01, 2021, 1157 UTC »
1 DEC 2021:
1130 UTC: Very weak signal from A
1155 UTC: Very weak "S" from Windy, also a weak signal from the Desert Whooper.  Non-quiet geomagnetic field conditions, the K index was 5 earlier. Poor results on 2 MHz GMDSS as well overnight.
1209 UTC: Hearing H !  A new one for me I think!
« Last Edit: December 01, 2021, 1209 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #230 on: December 03, 2021, 1204 UTC »
3 DEC 2021:
1202 UTC: A with a good signal on 2097, fair signal from the Desert Whooper.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #231 on: December 07, 2021, 1120 UTC »
7 DEC 2021:
1119 The Desert Whooper faded in with a weak signal, I had been monitoring the frequency for about half an hour with nothing previously heard.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #232 on: January 10, 2022, 1206 UTC »
10 JAN 2022:
1203 UTC: A with a weak signal
« Last Edit: January 13, 2022, 1132 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #233 on: January 13, 2022, 1132 UTC »
13 JAN 2022:
1131 UTC: Fair signal from the Desert Whooper on 4095.7
1132 Now hearing A as well on 2097.3
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #234 on: January 14, 2022, 1140 UTC »
14 JAN 2022:
1138 UTC: Fair signal from the Desert Whooper on 4095.7
1140 Also hearing A as well on 2097.3
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #235 on: February 15, 2022, 1213 UTC »
15 FEB 2022:
1127 UTC: A and The Desert Whooper both heard. I tried for the new Coast Slider, but no reception.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #236 on: February 18, 2022, 1027 UTC »
18 Feb 2022:

1025 The Desert Whooper 4095.5 +/-
1028 A 2097.3
« Last Edit: February 18, 2022, 1029 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #237 on: February 20, 2022, 1157 UTC »
20 FEB 2022:
1155 The Desert Whooper 4095.5 +/-
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #238 on: March 15, 2022, 1114 UTC »
15 MAR 2022:
1112 UTC: A with a weak signal on 2097.3
1113 UTC: Desert Whooper with a fair signal 4095.5
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Re: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings
« Reply #239 on: March 21, 2022, 1123 UTC »
21 MAR 2022:
1118 The Desert Whooper
1120 UTC Weak copy of L on 4095.1 - My first reception?
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