OIRT/Band II Es

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daveB
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OIRT/Band II Es

Post by daveB » 13 Aug 2019 16:11

Europe is enjoying a nice extended Es opening - some of which is reaching this corner of the UK. Methinks the Perseids have injected some nice excitable metallic ions into the ionosphere.
Locatio: Sittingbourne, Kent JO01ji
SDRPlay, AirSpyMini, RTL dongles, SB920s, Yamaha TX930. 5 ele compact yagi 20ft agl - 120 deg. FM5 - 80 deg, FM5 -180 deg. OIRT dipole and 3-ele Moxon - 80 deg. Shielded magnetic loop 0.1-200 MHz

daveB
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Joined: 07 Oct 2014 16:49

Re: OIRT/Band II Es

Post by daveB » 13 Aug 2019 19:07

It has moved round to a significant opening to Spain / N Africa - scanning log shows TUN at 1528 UTC and a mix of Spain and Algeria to follow - still going on now at 1605 UTC
Locatio: Sittingbourne, Kent JO01ji
SDRPlay, AirSpyMini, RTL dongles, SB920s, Yamaha TX930. 5 ele compact yagi 20ft agl - 120 deg. FM5 - 80 deg, FM5 -180 deg. OIRT dipole and 3-ele Moxon - 80 deg. Shielded magnetic loop 0.1-200 MHz

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