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Re: [CQ-Contest] 40M "Woodpecker"

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] 40M "Woodpecker"
From: w2nra@optonline.net
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2005 14:26:35 -0400
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Hi Bob,

I've heard it's friendly fire.  Our friends the Australians have a new toy, 
Over the Horizon Radar.  I read this on one of the other reflectors in a 
message from an Aussie.  I don't recall which reflector or which Aussie.

Maybe we have a chance of stopping this one with compliant through the proper 

73 Art W2NRA

Bob  K8IA wrote:

>Anyone on this reflector have info on the latest "Woodpecker" over the  
>horizon radar? Its making a mess of 40m CW and is gonna be real difficult to  
>with in All Asian Contest this weekend.
>Here's what I am hearing from Arizona USA
>Predominate below 7000 khz up to 7017 or so. 
>Heard during 0800-1200Z period this morning. (Did not listen during other  
>S7 with some qsb (rx is calib so S9=50uv and S7 is close to 10db below  S9)
>Peaking about 290-320 degrees (BY ???) on 3 el yagi
>Maybe those of you with directive 40m antennas can add to this report.  
>73, Bob  K8IA
>Arizona  USA

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