[RFI] Signal on 14.2 MHz

Pete Smith n4zr at contesting.com
Fri Oct 21 18:37:37 PDT 2011

I'll listen again - I sure wouldn't take my results as definitive.

73, Pete N4ZR

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On 10/21/2011 8:35 AM, Johnson, Karin wrote:
> Hello All:
> I love a good mystery.  I've done a bit of research by looking around
> the internet at some sigint sites and other
> intruder watch sites.  The nearest I can figure is that this signal is a
> type of Over The Horizon Radar.  With the
> exception of the data from Pete N4ZR, which I'll try to explain in a
> minute, this signal is originating South to South East
> of my location in Florida.  I found an interesting website,
> www.gcmap.com  which will permit you enter locations at
> and have it plot the great circle path on a map.  By using the two
> bearing information's sent by two posters in response to
> my original post, 100 degrees from roughly SFO (San Francisco,CA)and 130
> degrees from roughly BNA(Nashville,TN), the
> bearings cross roughly in the vicinity of Cuba.  Of course this doesn't
> mean too  much but it does spark some interesting
> curiosity factors.   I'm not sure why Pete's bearing info pointed to the
> northwest, maybe backscatter at the time of day
> he looked at this signal.  Not really sure on my part.  Also from my
> location this signal does appear to go off the air approximately
> near early evening hours.  Although this could be propagation changing.
> I can't really be specific about this.
> Anyway with all this speculation on my part that is what I'm coming to
> the conclusion about this signal.  Way too much time
> On my hands, I need to get another hobby.
> Cheers All,
> Karin Anne Johnson  K3UU  P.E.
> Palm Harbor, Florida
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