OIRT/Band II Es

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daveB
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OIRT/Band II Es

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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.
Location: Sittingbourne, Kent JO01ji
SDRPlay, AirSpyMini, RTL dongles, ST311, Yamaha TX930. 5 ele yagi 20ft agl - 70 deg. FM5 - 80 deg, 5.1 Yagi 16ft agl - 120 degFM5 -180 deg. Vert 3-ele Moxon - 80 deg. Shielded magnetic loop 0.1-200 MHz - 10 ft agl

daveB
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Joined: 07 Oct 2014 16:49

Re: OIRT/Band II Es

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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
Location: Sittingbourne, Kent JO01ji
SDRPlay, AirSpyMini, RTL dongles, ST311, Yamaha TX930. 5 ele yagi 20ft agl - 70 deg. FM5 - 80 deg, 5.1 Yagi 16ft agl - 120 degFM5 -180 deg. Vert 3-ele Moxon - 80 deg. Shielded magnetic loop 0.1-200 MHz - 10 ft agl

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