[CQ-Contest] Live propagation information...

Cooper Stewart coopers at odl.co.uk
Tue Mar 4 08:42:19 EST 2003

You can download this Beacon Prediction Wizard which will sync the time on
your PC and display/identify the beacons on a nice map (which includes the
http://www.taborsoft.com/bpw/ which will also save you about $100!
Someone has even written a piece of software that will connect the PC's
sound card to a TS850, read the 'S' reading of the beacon signal and display
a real-time propagation chart of some kind. I haven't tried it though.

-----Original Message-----
From: K4SB [mailto:k4sb at earthlink.net]
Sent: 28 February 2003 20:51
To: cq-contest at contesting.com
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Live propagation information...

W1HIJCW at aol.com wrote:
> Actually, if it's the MFJ890, then it's just a clock. It synchronizes (via
> WWVB LF signals) with the time and then LED's placed at the approximate
> location of the NCDXF propagation beacons on a map, light up at the time
> the beacons are transmitting.
>From all the replies I have gotten, Bill and the others are right on
the the dot.

What a ripoff!

You guys saved me a little $$, so thanks.


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