Perseids 2019

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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by tvdxrools » 13 Aug 2019 04:22

much better on the days leading up to the so called peak and visually and radio wise pretty poor at so called peak

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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by Tim Bucknall » 13 Aug 2019 06:59

Yup

I happened to wake at 0156 BST and the band was dead, same at 5 which is when I’d usually see some random meteor activity, still oddly dead as I write this

I reckon it peaked a bit earlier
87.5-87.9 looked good around midnight but signals weren’t strong enough to push through into the occupied bit of the band above 88

I now have 6 days (almost continuous, except for power cuts etc) worth of the shower recorded for analysis

Hey future historians... you’re welcome ;)
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by Tim Bucknall » 13 Aug 2019 14:21

now this is more like it!
we might even get a link up to the middle east
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by daveB » 13 Aug 2019 16:17

Lots of pings and short bursts between midnight and 2:30 am local (UTC+1)- with the aerial pointing towards the Adriatic. The main characteristic of the meteor signals is that the signal strength is very choppy and more than one tx is present on the frequencies. The result being that when it looks strong enough to give RDS data the signal isn't clean enough. I've stopped analysing recordings to follow/record the Es opening.
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by atfmdx » 14 Aug 2019 21:41

Just got a short MS but I have no idea from where. Classic music on 88.7 and 88.8. Some speech on 92.3 but the ping was so short I can't identify it.
Is there maybe someone who can help me? https://youtu.be/rhdttFQNk2U
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by Tim Bucknall » 15 Aug 2019 11:17

Which way were you beaming?
Was it the same classical music on 88.7 and 88.8?
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by atfmdx » 15 Aug 2019 18:25

My antenna is omnidirectional.
Yes it should've been the same. It sounded very similar at least.
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by Tim Bucknall » 15 Aug 2019 18:30

Ok that rules out my first guess of France musique Lille :D
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by pe1etr » 15 Aug 2019 19:02

Time?
ARD NachtKonzert?

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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by atfmdx » 15 Aug 2019 19:08

It was in the late evening hours around 2230 CEST yesterday.
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by Tim Bucknall » 16 Aug 2019 10:54

92.3 was in the same burst as 88.7/88.8?
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by atfmdx » 16 Aug 2019 13:39

Yes
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by atfmdx » 17 Aug 2019 06:20

Tim Bucknall wrote:
15 Aug 2019 11:17
Which way were you beaming?
Was it the same classical music on 88.7 and 88.8?
Correction: It was NOT the same classical music. I listened to it once again and it definetely isn't the same.
And I discovered that there was weak classical music on 88.5 and 91.9 as well. Also different music from the ones on 88.7 and 88.8
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by atfmdx » 17 Aug 2019 06:56

Tim Bucknall wrote:
15 Aug 2019 18:30
Ok that rules out my first guess of France musique Lille :D
With the help of that good tip I was able to sustain at least a tentative log (time in UTC):

MS 14.08.19 2025 88.50 F Radio Classique Compiègne/Mont d'Huette 1kW 1003km 283° O=2-3
MS 14.08.19 2025 88.70 F France Musique Lille/Bouvigny le Mont 126kW 1021km 289° O=3
MS 14.08.19 2025 88.80 D SWR2 Heidelberg/Königstuhl, SWR 100kW 573km 287° O=3-4
MS 14.08.19 2025 91.40 D SWR4 Rheinland-Pfalz Mainz-Kastel 1kW 621km 292° O=2-3
MS 14.08.19 2025 91.90 G BBC Radio 3 Tacolneston 250kW 1179km 300° O=1-2
MS 14.08.19 2025 92.30 BEL RTBF Vivacité Anderlues/Mont-Sainte-Geneviève 50kW 910km 290° O=2-3

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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by Tim Bucknall » 17 Aug 2019 08:57

Aah brilliant!
Vivacitie was going to be my suggestion for 92,3 if 88.7 was lille
Well done

I recorded 87.5-88.0 (my only clear channels) from august 6 -13th. I’ve started playing them back and have reached 1808ut on 7th aug.

I haven’t worked out how to copy and paste on this phone so you’ll have to check fmlist logbook

Subasio 87.5 has come in so many times i’ve now stopped logging it

I’m deleting all the dead periods and condensing
All the activity into a “greatest hits” compilation : D


A couple of oddities worth mentioning, 87.9 blank carrier very regular on meteor scatter, comes in with spain and with italy.

87.75 mono blank carrier, came in with Italy 1645-1646utc
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by Tim Bucknall » 17 Aug 2019 12:50

I’m very glad I decided to beam WNW for some of the meteor shower ;)

I’ve sent an IQ file to some people and am waiting for their verdict

And no I can’t post an audio clip , its the iq file or nothing ;)
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by Nick Gilly » 17 Aug 2019 13:03

Anything long-distance in there Tim? ;-)
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by Tim Bucknall » 17 Aug 2019 13:54

Probably;)
so weak and brief it’ll never be precisely identified
But still pretty special imho ;)
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Meteor is still quite active to the south east btw
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by Nick Gilly » 17 Aug 2019 14:18

Oooh. What frequency, and what was the content?
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Re: Perseids 2019

Post by Tim Bucknall » 17 Aug 2019 15:23

87.75 ;)

Still trying to extract content, not hopeful of getting much from such a weak signal
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