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Re: [dxatlas] Impossible spots

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  • Iain MacDonnell - N6ML
    There s also one (but only one) spot for IK1QAD at that time - seems more plausible for that time of day... also, looking at DXSummit history, I see: IZ8MWG
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 30, 2010
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      There's also one (but only one) spot for IK1QAD at that time - seems
      more plausible for that time of day... also, looking at DXSummit
      history, I see:

      IZ8MWG 3556.0 IK1QAD tnx qso walter fb 73
      2105 01 Dec Italy

      Same QRG, so it's probably where he likes to hang out...

      ~Iain / N6ML


      On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 7:34 PM, Wes Cosand <wes.cosand@...> wrote:
      > Hi Steve:
      >
      > If you are interested in the Reverse Beacon system you might wish to
      > subscribe to the email reflector at skimmertalk@...
      >
      > If you go to the RBN website and click on DX Spots / Spot Search and put in
      >  K1QAD's call,
      >
      > http://www.reversebeacon.net/dxsd1.php?f=0&c=k1qad&t=dx
      >
      > you see that several European Skimmer receivers where receiving him at the
      > same time today on 80 meters so it is probably real.
      >
      > On the East Coast we are receive 80 meter European stations pretty well.
      >
      > Wes, WZ7I
      >
      > On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 1:12 PM, Steve Ellington <n4lq@...>wrote:
      >
      >>
      >>
      >> Re: Reverse Beacon
      >> I keep seeing these impossible spots. For example it is noon here and I'm
      >> seeing spots on 80 meters by EU stations of several US callsigns. For
      >> example: I see K1QAD being spotted by S50ARX on 3566 kHz. Not only is this
      >> an unlikey frequency but I checked and there is nothing there but static.
      >>
      >> That is just one of many examples. When I look at K1QAD's QTh I see no
      >> giantic beams.
      >>
      >> Also...When I look at the ReverseBeacon and at the spots for S50ARX, K1QAD
      >> isn't on his list.
      >>
      >> I guess this could be due to skimmer copying callsigns incorrectly however
      >> the frequencies don't make sense either.
      >>
      >> Here is another I just saw. K2BN heard by ES5PC on 3533.8....Yea right!
      >>
      >> Any ideas?
      >>
      >> Steve
      >> N4LQ
      >>
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      >>
      >>
      >>
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