10 METER BEACON info

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BEACON OPERATOR CALLING FREQUENCY.
            Top of the Hour        28.327 MHz
      
 For 2008 the Spring Es stretched from 25 May until first week of August.
 For 2009 the Spring E's lasted from 2 May until first week of August.
 For 2010 the Spring E's noted 3 May and disappeared 4 August.
 Spring E conditions " peaked " 2 July 2010 .....64 beacons logged 22:25 Z
      See the log at: Es log.htm
 
 2011 E's noted mid-May and stretched until last week of July
 Spring/Summer E's 1 June 2012
 E's have been up & down through 27 July 2012
 3 bandscans 27 July 2012 with ZERO beacon signals heard.
 Last of the Summer "Es" 22 August 2012
 2 May 2013 E conditions first appeared at my location.
 
15 August 2013  E conditions have almost disappeared.
  September 2013....was a good month for ten meters with 15 days of  logs over twenty in number.
                               
36 logged on 25 September during evening greyline.

 

  WJ5O BEACON    What does a  2 Watt propagation beacon looks like?

 THE TEN METER BAND     What is it?     What can a person expect?

 WHY LISTEN FOR BEACONSThere must be a good reason.

 WHAT'S A BEACON LOG LOOK LIKE? Good one from 8 July 09.

 SPRING E's 2008......   Idea of what's heard in Alabama

 WHY NOT OPERATE YOUR OWN BEACON?     Ideas    

 BEACON INFORMATION Know when & where the signal is heard.

 PERSONAL BEACON THOUGHTS conclusions for explanation

 FCC Part 97.3 AUTOMATIC CONTROL THOUGHTS

 WHAT MAKES A GOOD BEACON? Is Your beacon being reported?

 QUICK & EASY  CB TO TEN BEACON  Even I can do it. ASK IF YOU NEED HELP

 QUICK & EASY HTX-10 TO TEN METER BEACON  Easier than You think.

 QUICK & EASY MILLI WATT BEACON RIG New 7 September 13

 QUICK & EASY 1 WATT BEACON RIG  New 26 September 2013

 QUICK & EASY 5 WATT BEACON AMP New 26 September 2013

 BEACON KEYER        An economical "homebrew" project. SEE HOW I HOOKED IT UP

 CURRENT PROPAGATION DATA

           


                                                        
CONGRATULATIONS!

 When You hear new CALLS ... ....... Please congratulate them on their accomplishment. 
 If You know the people with these CALLS, ...Please encourage them to "get on the air". 
 If any are Your neighbors, .........  Please share Your experience with them.

  

                                                                                                        wj5o@amsat.org  73 Bill WJ5O


                           MAY GOD BLESS THE USA