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Re: Beacon logs September 2018
« Reply #90 on: September 18, 2018, 1131 UTC »
18 Sep 2018:

Nothing! I tried for Windy, but nothing heard. This may be the first time Windy has not been received, when I have looked for it. We're in a coronal stream again. Not only is propagation on 4 MHz poor, but my DGPS decoding from last night is looking sad as well.
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Re: Beacon logs September 2018
« Reply #91 on: September 19, 2018, 1106 UTC »
19 Sep 2018:
2102.8 Windy 1104 Fair signal
2097 A 1105 Weak signal, a bit late in the morning for 2 MHz
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Re: Beacon logs September 2018
« Reply #92 on: September 20, 2018, 0941 UTC »
20 Sep 2018:
2097 A 0920 UTC
4102.8 Windy 0940 UTC
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Re: Beacon logs September 2018
« Reply #93 on: September 25, 2018, 1012 UTC »
1011 UTC 25 Sep 2018:
Both A on 2097 and Windy on 4102.8 noted with weak signals.
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Re: Beacon logs September 2018
« Reply #94 on: September 27, 2018, 0944 UTC »
27 Sep 2018:
2097 A - 0942 UTC, weak to fair signal.
4102.8 Windy - 0943 UT, weak signal.
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Beacon Logs October 2018
« Reply #95 on: October 01, 2018, 1007 UTC »
October 1:
2097 A - 1006 UTC - Very weak
4102.8 Windy - 1007 UTC - Weak to fair signal
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Re: Beacon Logs October 2018
« Reply #96 on: October 08, 2018, 1132 UTC »
October 8:
4102.8 Windy - 1131 UTC Fading in and out
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Re: Beacon Logs October 2018
« Reply #97 on: October 14, 2018, 1133 UTC »
2097 A - 1115 Weak but getting fairly consistent reception, an hour ago there was nothing
4102.8 Windy - 1117 A nice signal, again an hour ago not much at all, 59F, 12.3 volts
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Re: Beacon Logs October 2018
« Reply #98 on: October 23, 2018, 1015 UTC »
October 23:
2097 A - 1013 UTC - Good signal, but gone on recheck at 1019.
4102.8 Windy - 1014 UTC - Weak signal
« Last Edit: October 23, 2018, 1021 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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March 2019 Beacons
« Reply #99 on: March 04, 2019, 1155 UTC »
March 4:
1050 UTC: A 2097.3, starting to fade out
1054 UTC: Windy 4102.8, fair to good signal
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Re: March 2019 Beacons
« Reply #100 on: March 12, 2019, 1021 UTC »
March 12:
1015 UTC: Very good signals from both A on 2097.3 and Windy on 4102.8, better than recent conditions.
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Re: March 2019 Beacons
« Reply #101 on: March 22, 2019, 1023 UTC »
March 22:
1022 Good signals from both A and Windy, which did not seem to be very wind this morning.
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Re: March 2019 Beacons
« Reply #102 on: March 22, 2019, 1109 UTC »
A, 2097.28 kHz at 1107Z.  Weak but readable.  About 11 seconds between transmissions.

Rx: kiwiSDR in Midland, VA.  80M OCF dipole.

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Re: March 2019 Beacons
« Reply #103 on: March 22, 2019, 1115 UTC »
W windy, 4102.85 kHz.  Weaker than A, but still readable.  1114Z.

Rx: kiwiSDR in Midland, VA.  80M OCF dipole.

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Re: March 2019 Beacons
« Reply #104 on: March 26, 2019, 0947 UTC »
March 26:
2097.3 Weak signal from A
4102.8 Good signal from Windy, with quite a few wind dits.
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