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Re: What am I hearing??

Probably AO-7.. It was just west of Anchorage Alaska at that time and
the footprint covered as far south as about LA..

On Sat, 07 Dec 2002 21:03:26 +0000, Cliff Buttschardt wrote:

> This signal might be common but I've not heard it before!  On 7 Dec 02
> at 2030 UTC from Central California there was CW telemetry with a rough
> T1 note.  The telemetry was composed of multiple three number
> groups followed by two HI's.  CW rate was about ten WPM.  The beam
> heading was NNW on a frequency of 145.971.  The note seemed to be
> modulated at a 20 hertz rate producing a gargling sound.
> At the time AO10, SO41, RS15, SO33 and MO46 in view.  Could it be
> that SO33 faulted to CW at the time and I was hearing one third the
> beacon frequency?  Not likely but interesting indeed.  Cliff K7RR
> ----

       Alan. (ZL2VAL)

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