[time-nuts] WWV 25 MHz antenna switched to circular polarization
paulswedb at gmail.com
Fri Jul 14 21:27:49 EDT 2017
I went to the wwv site and do not see 25 MHz mentioned. I do see 20 MHz.
On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 1:17 PM, paul swed <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have to be honest and say I didn't even think wwv was on 25 MHz anymore.
> Son of a gun. I will have to listen.
> On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 1:14 PM, Gregory Beat <w9gb at icloud.com> wrote:
>> As reported by ARRL, a few days ago, on July 7th the 25 MHz antenna for
>> WWV was changed to circular polarization.
>> Matt Deutch, N0RGT the Lead electrical engineer at WWV said it’s hoped
>> that the latest antenna change to circular polarization might be helpful to
>> anyone studying radio propagation (ionosphere) during next month’s total
>> solar eclipse (August 21, 2017), which will be visible across the US.
>> “My effort right now is focused on getting the word out, just to make
>> people are aware that [the 25-MHz signal] is available, if it can be useful
>> to them.”
>> greg, w9gb
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