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Re: OP32 136K TA Opportunity tonight [ Second Night]

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  • graham787
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 4, 2013
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      > Hello Graham and others on the group.
      >
      > No Opera decodes have been received here for the past 2 nights,
      > unfortunately.
      >
      > The noise starts at about 6:45 daylight savings time and ends
      > 12 hours later. Before the clocks advanced, it started 5:45.
      > It sounds like very strong 60 Hz buzz with changing harmonic content
      > that presents in bands about 40 kHz wide every 100-200 kiHz.
      > It is very strong near the power lines about 400m from the shack.
      >
      >
      > The discussion on 4mm litz by Markus has been most interesting.
      > I several 25 metre lengths and by patiently winding three of them
      > into flat pies and stacking them about 1 cm apart, managed to get
      > about 2 mH. The idea of pies came from G3NYK and before getting
      > distracted, I attempted to measure the Q using a M0BMU procedure.
      >
      > I hope to get back to TX on 137 kHz soon and thank all those who
      > operate the grabbers which are very helpful for monitoring.
      >
      > Thanks also to Markus for his strong Op sig and those others
      > who tried the past few nights.
      >


      --- In O_P_E_R_A_@yahoogroups.com, Andy - KU4XR <ku4xr@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hello All: I will monitor OP32 tonite.. TA window is getting very short now,
      > and T-Storm static is now almost a daily happening.. 73, and good luck:
      >  
      > Andy - KU4XR - EM75xr
      >
      > --- On Tue, 4/2/13, graham787 <g0nbd@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > From: graham787 <g0nbd@...>
      > Subject: [O_P_E_R_A_] Re: OP32 136K TA Opportunity tonight [ Second Night]
      > To: O_P_E_R_A_@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 4:09 PM
      >
      >
      >
      >  
      >
      >
      >
      > HI Graham,
      >
      > It was good to see Markus callsign on the screen. The RX is running again
      > tonight and my sentiments concerning the mains problem have been
      > clearly voiced to those concerned!
      >
      > 73
      > Joe
      >
      > --- In O_P_E_R_A_@yahoogroups.com, "graham787" <g0nbd@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Dear Group,
      > >
      > > Despite very high mains noise levels there were 2 Op32 receptions
      > > of DF6NM at 0000 and 0449 at -37 and -35 dB respectively.
      > >
      > > 73
      > > Joe VO1NA
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In O_P_E_R_A_@yahoogroups.com, "graham787" <g0nbd@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > OP32 136K TA Opportunity tonight
      > > >
      > > > Joe VO1NA will be monitoring 136.00 K tonight for OP32
      > > >
      > > > Good luck all
      > > >
      > > > 73-Graham
      > > >
      > >
      >
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