[AMRadio] Strange 10 Mc. signal


Jim Wilhite w5jo at brightok.net
Wed Jan 10 16:49:51 EST 2007


That is true, 121.5 and 403 or so.  That is what made me 
wonder about this signal.

Jim
W5JO




> Aren't the EPIRBs around 406 MHz?
>
>  73
>  Mac
>  WQ8U
>  Hillsborough, NC
>
> Jim Wilhite <w5jo at brightok.net> wrote:
>  The other day I dialed up WWV on 10 MC and heard a 
> strange
> sound, almost like an EPIRB. Thinking that it might be one
> as I live near a lake, I called my neighbor who dialed up
> but by the time he turned on his receiver, the signal was
> gone.
>
> Just a few moments ago, he called to say he was on WWV and
> heard the same signal. I turned on my receiver and sure
> enough it is there.
>
> It is almost masked by WWV, but when there is a fade, or
> when the tone is off I hear it. I cannot determine a
> direction from my location.
>
> Wonder is anyone else can hear it?
>
> Jim
> W5JO





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