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LF: Re: Re: Re: CA Broadcast TX, LF beacon?

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Subject: LF: Re: Re: Re: CA Broadcast TX, LF beacon?
From: "F6CWN" <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2004 00:46:17 -0000
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27./06/2004   2355z

Hello  Alan, Scott and the list,

Thank you for the infos, very interesting in fact, this band is not so
empty, good!
On front of the receiver i use a bandpass filter ( Cheb.  .2 dB ripple, 11
KHz BW , 7 poles)
to reject part of "QRM", the mixer is a SRA8 from MCL, the LO is a 5 MHz
OCXO
and some MMIC in buffer. The IF is a FT847 with 300 Hz Xtal filter.
My main problem is that the loop antenna is ~120m (~390') from the station
and i pick up
some crazy thing by the braid of the coax cable... The new preamplifier (two
match U430 Siliconix)
and CV tune system is not finish at this present time. Give me some time, i
am a novice,
just escaped from VHF!

Very deepest 73: Jeff




----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Tilley" <[email protected]>
To: <[email protected]>
Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 10:37 PM
Subject: LF: Re: Re: CA Broadcast TX, LF beacon?


On the west coast of Canada there are two military stations at ~133.1KHz
and
~76.2KHz. They do turn off from time to time; however, they are presently
operating in what seems to be a "tuning" mode...  Reports of these
stations
would be interesting for both myself (VE7TIL) and Steve, VE7SL as we are
both
authorized to operate on 2200m  and we are both geographically very close
to
them... When they operate normally there they have a ~250-300Hz BW signal
that sounds like MSK heard much lower sent by the Americans in the 20KHz
band...

Scott


----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Melia" <[email protected]>
To: <[email protected]>
Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 3:15 PM
Subject: LF: Re: CA Broadcast TX, LF beacon?


> Hi Jeff, this is a bit of problem since our old friend CFH has been off
air.
> There are a number of military stations in the 120 to 150kHz range, but
my
> experience is that they generally clash with European staion
frequencies.
I
> have remembered that there are other LF transmissions from Halifax NS th
at
> used to be swamped by Rugby....I have not checked these since Rugby
closed
> down. I will have to dig out my list.
>
> John W1TAG was being very coy as his 100 watt transmission has been
copied
> in Germany.
>
> Regards Alan G3NYK
> [email protected]
>
>
>




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