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I have been trying to find information on the CW beacons I keep hearing on
160 meters, but no one seems to know what the heck I am talking about. Have
searched the Internet in vain trying to see where the call letters of these
CW beacons are located. I am also starting to keep a table of the different
call signs I hear on my new web page (URL http://members.aol.com/wd8dsb), and
have included the call signs and frequencies of the mystery beacons below.
My best guess is that they are some kind of radionavigation or radiolocation
Here are some of the signals I hear, and wonder if anyone can point me in the
Identifier / Call Sign Frequency (MHZ)
The above beacons send their identifier followed by a 2.5 second carrier, and
it repeats this 3 times. ?Then it sends the entire sequence over again every
4 minutes (approximately). ?I have heard all of these around 5am EST (and
earlier) , and I am located near Indianapolis Indiana.
I also hear a continuous beacon on 1.810 MHZ that sends something similar to
VIAIT and it sounds similar to cw sent with a bug.
Don Kirk (wd8dsb)
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