[CQ-Contest] Re strange signal

Duane - N9DG n9dg at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 18 18:30:05 EDT 2022

WHAT it is is not any mystery at all. It is just MSK144 mode part of WSJT-X. Set your WSJT-X to MSK144 mode and tune in 50.230 and it is easily decoded as: "VV N4WLO EM50", and being MSK144, many times there will be numerous copies of that same text when it is in there the full 15 second TX sequence. Is apparently from the New Orleans general area.

The only real mystery is WHY??? - N4WLO (apparently) is running in that way, and at that frequency. Comes across as being an effort to have a beacon. Though is way out of the beacon segment on 6M AFAIK.

Sat Jun 18 11:21:58 EDT 2022
6 is OPEN NOW and that strange signal is there again. about S-9 right now at 15:00Zin EN43Joe WB9SBD / W9ETOn 6/18/2022 8:18 AM, Joe wrote:> in EN43 it was 30 over!>> Crazy!>> Joe WB9SBD / W9ET>> On 6/17/2022 3:58 PM, Courtney Judd wrote:>> well it's not local.... talking with my buddy Drew K8YFM in Richmond, >> Va and he can hear it too. What in the world is this weird signal on >> 50.230.5.... it varies in strength and sometimes stops. Never have >> heard anything like this. Anyone else have a clue? My guess is >> something military.... 73's Cort K4WI

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