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Author Topic: Mid Atlantic Beacon Loggings  (Read 44589 times)

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Re: Morning beacons September 2017
« Reply #45 on: September 05, 2017, 1004 UTC »
September 5:
A 2097 1002z Very weak signal this morning, fading in and out.
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Re: Morning beacons September 2017
« Reply #46 on: September 07, 2017, 0943 UTC »
September 7:
A 2097 0943z Good signal
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Re: Morning beacons September 2017
« Reply #47 on: September 08, 2017, 0947 UTC »
September 8:
A 2097 0947z Very weak signal
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Re: Morning beacons September 2017
« Reply #48 on: September 12, 2017, 1002 UTC »
September 12:
A 2097 1001z Good signal
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Re: Morning beacons September 2017
« Reply #49 on: September 18, 2017, 1031 UTC »
September 18:
A    2097 1025z Good signal this morning
ZN 4070.3 1114z Fading in and out of the noise. By 1120z it was actually quite strong at times. Faded out around 1128z.

I have not heard any of the Z beacons in a while, I was hoping I would eventually catch one so I knew what the time of the current window of reception was - and now I do! ;D  So I will check 4070 around this time each morning.
« Last Edit: September 18, 2017, 1128 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Morning beacons September 2017
« Reply #50 on: September 19, 2017, 1045 UTC »
September 19:
A    2097 0955z Fair signal this morning, lots of static. Looks like some storms in Indiana.
ZN 4070.3 1040z Fading in and out of the noise.
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Re: Morning beacons September 2017
« Reply #51 on: September 19, 2017, 1405 UTC »
Static levels have been pretty high here...that said I had some good fade ups on ZN around 1200 utc...

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Re: Morning beacons September 2017
« Reply #52 on: September 20, 2017, 1034 UTC »
September 20:
A    2097 1034z Good signal this morning.
ZN 4070.3 1040z I was parked here, and it just started to fade in. Stronger by around 1050z.
« Last Edit: September 20, 2017, 1052 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Morning beacons October 2017
« Reply #53 on: October 04, 2017, 1046 UTC »
October 4:
1044 2097.0  A
1046 4070.3 ZN
« Last Edit: October 09, 2017, 1058 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Morning beacons October 2017
« Reply #54 on: October 09, 2017, 1101 UTC »
2097    1059z A
4102.8 1056z Windy. CW "W" followed by dots for the wind. Then periodically a longer message with more status info.
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Re: Morning beacons October 2017
« Reply #55 on: October 10, 2017, 0231 UTC »
W was Q5 with big signal...ZN is now being heard on 4101 khz 

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Re: Morning beacons October 2017
« Reply #56 on: October 11, 2017, 0341 UTC »
W was Q5 with big signal...ZN is now being heard on 4101 khz

NZ on 4070.4 KHz has moved up to 4101 KHz? Or NZ is new?
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Re: Morning beacons October 2017
« Reply #57 on: October 12, 2017, 1210 UTC »
Jim...ZN  it seems to be back at its hunting ground  4070khz...as of last night and this morning


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Re: Morning beacons October 2017
« Reply #58 on: October 18, 2017, 1104 UTC »
4103 1102z Windy, lots of QRM from a nearby CW station
2097 1103 z A
4070.3 1104z ZN, quite weak.
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Re: Morning beacons October 2017
« Reply #59 on: October 18, 2017, 1346 UTC »
There must not be many beacon listeners...only a hand full have heard ZN on the 4070.3 freq.
Do you think this beacon might be on the east coast?