Topband: Carrier on 1814.0 kHz
art at nk8x.net
Sun Jan 10 21:45:41 EST 2016
I am hearing a weak carrier from the N.W. on 1814 at 0244z. I believe at
one point I heard 3 dashes. It is hard to tell with the atmospheric noise.
On Sun, Jan 10, 2016 at 1:02 PM, Lee STRAHAN <k7tjr at msn.com> wrote:
> Hello John and top banders.
> I have been hearing what appears to be the same on/off carrier
> transmission. I also hear one up near 1830 at the same time. The same slow
> CW tones. I believe these transmissions to be a form of QRSS or Very slow
> CW. We had an offending signal we thought was a stuck transmitter here in
> the NW about a year ago. We tracked it very close in Seattle before
> surfaced that knew the guy was running QRSS. The signal went on for days
> just like the ones at the present. It finally went away with no ID
> discernable. I find it a bit hard to believe they are identifying their
> stations every 10 min as the rules call for. I will look at direction
> tonight if the signals are still on.
> Lee K7TJR OR
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Topband [mailto:topband-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of John
> Sent: Sunday, January 10, 2016 8:40 AM
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> Subject: Topband: Carrier on 1814.0 kHz
> For weeks I have been hearing a fairly strong persistent signal on 1814.0
> kHz. It is either a continuous carrier or a series of slow CW dashes. The
> signals I hear periodically from buoy beacons come and go. This one is
> persistent. I hear it only in darkness and not in daylight, so I presume
> it is beyond groundwave range. From my location near Boston, the signal
> peaks at a heading of approximately 230-240 degrees.
> Anyone else hear this? If so, from what direction?
> 73, John W1FV
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