[time-nuts] NIST Radio Station WWV now on 25 MHz

David McGaw n1hac at dartmouth.edu
Fri Apr 11 23:01:58 EDT 2014


Easily heard on a 12 ft wire in NH this afternoon.  Chuck - You may be 
too close and it is skipping over.

David N1HAC


On 4/11/14 8:37 PM, paul swed wrote:
> Chuck
> The an/urr R1051 does not have a signal meter. It has level meters for
> audio.
> Those navy radios. I guess they figured the radio guys could not figure out
> signal strength. Come to think of it as I recall they could not figure out
> ships antennas either.
> That said I would give WWV a solid S5-S9 little QSB right now. Very
> comfortable. I am using a multi-band beam at 90' on top of a very tall hill.
>
> Regards
> Paul
> WB8TSL
> Near Boston
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 7:16 PM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX <caf at omen.com> wrote:
>
>> Tried three times today to get WWV on 25, heard nothing under the power
>> line noise.
>> I did have a nice QSO on 12 meters with a station in Rochester, NY so the
>> band is open.
>> WWV is currently weak on 20, strong on 15 and 10 MHz.
>>
>>
>> On 04/11/2014 12:09 PM, paul swed wrote:
>>
>>> Fired up the R1051 on 25 Mhz and its great to hear wwv back on the air in
>>> Boston.
>>> Pretty good signal.
>>> Regards
>>> Paul
>>> WB8TSL
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 10:12 AM, David McGaw <n1hac at dartmouth.edu>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>   Yea!  I remember when they shut it down at the nadir of the sunspot
>>>> cycle,
>>>> saying no one was using it.  Duh!
>>>>
>>>> David N1HAC
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 4/11/14 12:07 AM, Max Robinson wrote:
>>>>
>>>>   WWV used to be on 25 MHz but when the sunspot cycle hit a minimum they
>>>>> shut it down.  That was years ago.  I'm glad to know they are bringing
>>>>> it
>>>>> back.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards.
>>>>>
>>>>> Max.  K 4 O DS.
>>>>>
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>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gordon Batey" <gpbatey at wildblue.net
>>>>> To: "Gordon Batey" <GPBATEY at wildblue.net>
>>>>> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2014 3:01 PM
>>>>> Subject: [time-nuts] NIST Radio Station WWV now on 25 MHz
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>   For what it is worth a friend sent me this link.
>>>>>> WWV is now testing on 25 MHZ.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> <http://www.nist.gov/pml/div688/grp40/wwv.cfm?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 73 Gordon WA4FJC
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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