First Reception of my beacon on 30 meters by David Isele VK6DI
Mt Helna West Austraila 18,600 KM. 301 deg. Grid OF88cc
Frequency 10.137.420 Mhz Power 7 milliwatts from HP-3336B
Antenna 30 meter dipole at 30′ inverted V configuration
For some hours I have been observing a station sending “LP LP LP …” on 10137.420 Khz. Does anyone know who this station is? There could be a fast CWID immediately preceding every second “LP”.
David, VK6DI, OF88cc.
Latest email from Larry reads –
Well would you believe that you have copied my 7 mW beacon!!!!!
LP is for Larry Putman and that is my Hifer beacon ID also!!
The fast cw id is vvv de wb3anq fm19rc !!! You must have SUPER EARS!!!
I just shut it off at 0200UTC The inverted V must really be doing a good job.
Success on our first try! Larry’s 7 mW 30M QRSS signal as rec’d on a low 40M dipole at VK6DI.
I want to confirm David’s reception of my QRSS 3 signal!
AT 7 mW I did not think anyone would notice my signal and was very surprised to hear that David VK6DI did see me!
I was using a dipole in the inverted V configuration with the apex at about 30′ the sloping ends at 10′ NE/SW.
Path distance was 18,645 km at 301 degrees.
Congratulations to David VK6DI!! and thanks for listening!!!
Larry Putman WB3ANQ FM19rc