[SCCC] Hawaiian beacons STILL in there
Wayne Overbeck via SCCC
sccc at contesting.com
Thu Jul 10 04:23:54 EDT 2014
It's early Thursday morning (July 10) California time, and the KH6HME beacons
are still rolling in on the eighth day of a duct that won't quit. I don't know if this
is the longest California-to-Hawaii VHF opening ever, but it's the longest I can
remember. The 1973 duct, which I thought was pretty impressive, lasted for
Signals faded out late Monday night (July 7) and I thought that was the end of
it, but the beacons were back on July 9. Earlier I said the opening began
on July 3, but WB6NOA tells me he was hearing KH6HME/B on July 2.
Here's how KH6HME/B sounded at N6NB (in the hills of Orange County) on
Yep, the Hawaii beacons sound pretty much the same as they've sounded for a week.
The 432 beacon was a little weaker than usual when this video was made, but it's been
fading up and down the entire time.
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