[RFI] RTTY signal on 3595.5 kHz
lhalvors at pppl.gov
Thu Jan 25 17:12:05 EST 2018
I'll listen for it tonight.
Does anyone think it might be some sort of weird image? Many years ago I
used to have solid copy of WCC (Cape Cod) on my AM Radio, and the station
down in Tuckerton (here in New Jersey - don't remember their call), had
images on 2 or 3 spots on the AM Dial.
On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 4:36 PM, David Eckhardt <davearea51a at gmail.com>
> I do not hear it here in N. Colorado (Loveland area).
> Dave - WØLEV
> On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 5:38 PM, Kenneth G. Gordon <
> kgordon2006 at frontier.com
> > wrote:
> > I am, again, asking for help from members of this forum. Can anyone here
> > help me and a
> > friend, Joe WA7FWC, identify an RTTY signal which appears to be
> > continuously
> > transmitting on or near 3595.5 kHz?
> > This signal is, apparently, on 24/7 and from my listening to it, appears
> > to be sending the
> > same series of characters over and over again.
> > When I listened to it last night, I also heard someone on CW calling 1RN,
> > the first region net
> > of the NTS, so this RTTY signal is very close to the 1RN net frequency.
> > I did not note the time last night, nor the call of the CW calling
> > station, but will try to do that
> > this evening. The signal level here in Idaho is "weak, readable". In
> > Oregon where Joe is, it
> > is often very loud.
> > I and Joe have tried to decode this signal using FLDIGI, but so far our
> > efforts have
> > apparently failed....ALTHOUGH, I did copy for a bit what looked to me
> > a series of 1's
> > and 0's at one time.
> > It appears to be at least 75 wpm RTTY and the bandwidth appears to be
> > slightly wider than
> > 170 Hz, according to FLDIGI.
> > Joe and I have tried both USB and LSB and our results are still pretty
> > much nil.
> > Can anyone help with this?
> > We suspect it is either a governmental station, or a foreign station, but
> > don't know any more
> > than I have listed above. I also suspect (IF my copy of 1's and 0s' is
> > accurate) that it is
> > actually sending some sort of digital data.
> > Has anyone else heard this station?
> > Ken W7EKB
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