Hi Markus, VLF,|
Am 04.11.2017 13:19, schrieb Markus Vester:
Pity. But then, we can try the daytime carrier to your home QH the next
unfortunately I will be here only for a few days, and won't have the
opportunity to rig up any kind of useful VLF RX-antenna.
Do you expect a change of the angle of the downcoming wave, to steep to
be detected by the E field antenna, i.e. no ground/skywave
cancellation? Or maybe there is just more noise coming from W. Indeed
there were thunderstorms in EA/CT. Paul will be able to cancel them out
by 'turning' the loop minimum onto them.
The DL0AO grabber is online again. Interestingly, this time better SNR
was achieved from the E-field antenna than from the western cardioid.
Ah yes, thanks, i can see my signal. It is very strong on the E field
antenna, as you say. Also on the old telephone line. But it seems the
QRM is a bit higher there :-)
The DF9RB images near the bottom are from Bernd's netbook,
which is currenly connected to an unsued former telefone line at the
same site in Amberg. You can see that samplerate correction had not
been working properly before 2 UT.
I would use that telephone line for ELF transmit experiments, without
(!) doing any calculations before, except the output transformer for
the PA of course :-)
Thanks. As you maybe see, there are only a few wishful pixels, no
significant signal. The PPS still has a problem and maybe the antenna
input level is a bit low. But i need to present a success to mobilise
more motivation to improve the system...
Good luck for your attempt to reach RC4HAA!
Today i will run another carrier, same antenna current. But it is on
the air since 16:30 UTC now, 3 important hours earlier. Maybe that
I like the spectrograms very much but the single character EbNaut
experiments are just more meaningful. With just 5 dB SNR in 47 uHz i
can transfer one character in 12 hours. Whereas with just one pixel at
5 dB SNR into a 47 uHz spectrogram (even using a Hanning window) you
see nothing!! If there are multiple decodes but the right character
under them, i can repeat the experiment and it will show a single
decode with just the right character the next day. This worked
impressingly well in the recent 5170 Hz experiment with RN3AUS. It is
the method to use when exploring new regions of RF spectrum down
towards DC! And it can be interesting to experiment with the decoder
because you can come very close to the decode limit...
When Paul has optimised his H field, i bet he will catch me on 970 Hz.