Discussion in 'Working Different Modes' started by KD6RF, Mar 27, 2015.
Possibly saw N5SJS a little earlier; just a trace, no decode
I have a FT-857d running 20 watts into a M2- 2M12 horizontal yagi at about 35 feet. The rotor is not
working,and the beam is setting at about 25 degrees. Looks like its probably aligned with OK city. I'm
about to try and get another 14 el yagi up about 20 feet,and aim it a little more easterly.
If wx permits next weekend,I'll either replace the rotor on the 2M12 or put up a couple of phased square
Now using the 14L yagi,up 20 feet and pointed at 50 degrees (probably southern Dallas area).
Pretty strong ACS signal at :42 that is not WB5WPA.
Looks like timing might be off a bit as it appears to go over the 2 min boundry. A lot of ACS!
Several signals now of "the other station", some with low drift and/or doppler and would probably decode, except that the timing is of by several seconds Looks like no time synch app???
I just switched laptops,and will see if that makes a difference. I noticed that Dimension 4 was set
to check and update every 30 minutes,so set it back to 2 minutes. Interface is a Signalink USB. Storms
will be getting closer in the next hour or so,and will have to QRT then.
I have an old tv antenna and preamp up 20,for watching for tropo. Been receiving channels 3 and 12
from the Shreveport area yesterday and this morning-very strong.
Thar she blows...
[TD="align: right"] 2015-04-27 02:00 [/TD]
[TD="align: left"] N5SJS [/TD]
[TD="align: right"] 144.490416 [/TD]
[TD="align: right"] -13 [/TD]
[TD="align: right"] -4 [/TD]
[TD="align: left"] EM01sk [/TD]
[TD="align: right"] 20 [/TD]
[TD="align: left"] KD6RF [/TD]
[TD="align: left"] EM22 [/TD]
[TD="align: right"] 342 [/TD]
[TD="align: right"] 69 [/TD]
Thanks for your help! Weather permitting,I'll start running 2m WSPR before leaving for work,
A ton of ACS - but no decode. Kinda par for the course today, Monday!
Had a lot of lightning last evening.
And even had a number of lightning strikes in the area/in the county yesterday
afternoon with _no_ rain for over 75 miles in any direction!
We had what is termed 'anvil lightning', where 'charge' is built up in the anvil cloud
coming off an energetic thunderstorm and as the 'anvil' cloud complex moves away
from the parent thunderstorm in the upper level winds lightning discharges can
sometimes occur some number of miles away from the actual rain-producing
And so ends another 2M WSPR weekend in Texas -