Skegness Log: 2017-12-13 (Meteor Scatter)

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Skegness Log: 2017-12-13 (Meteor Scatter)

Post by John Faulkner, Skegness » 19 Dec 2017 00:18

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101.1 0627 BEL RTBF Pure, Wavre (wal-bra) 6355 396km **
104.8 0808  D  delta radio, Westerland (Sylt) (shs) Pops, as 105.6  556km
105.6 0808  D  delta radio, Flensburg Freienwill (shs) D3E9  *_d??ta?? 626km **
104.2 0844  D  Berliner Rundfunk 91.4, Frankfurt (Oder)/Booßen (brb)  D32C  *BRF_91.4 951km

** Personal First
This year's Geminids was not the enormous shower the media were predicting, but it was pretty good on the whole. Lots of regular meteor catches were heard, so I ignored those and only logged the two personal firsts I had (via this mode) and two less common catches.

Good DX!

John Faulkner
Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) <3m ASL.
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.co.uk
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Receivers:
Elad FDM-S2 (Meteor Scatter and sporadic E)
Sony XDR-F1HD with Konrad i2c mod. (Tropo/Scatter)

Aerials:
Körner 9.2 @ 5.5 metres agl. QTH is approximately 3 metres asl, 1km from the sea.
Fringe Electronics 20dB pre-amp.

Software:
Elad FDM-SW2, SDR Console File Analyser & RDS Spy via VAC.
XDR-GTK v0.3.1 for the Sony XDR-F1HD

Rotator:
Yaesu G-5500 azimuth & elevation

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