[time-nuts] WWV 25 MHz antenna switched to circular polarization

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Sun Jul 16 19:32:05 EDT 2017


Not hearing wwv on 25 MHz but 15 is fine. Using a beam and r1051 receiver.
Maybe its not on for the weekend. Its a 2 KW signal so should be able to
hear something.
Regards
Paul
WB8TSL

On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 9:29 PM, paul swed <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry its a bit lower in the site that they resumed broadcasting.
> I thought it had been off for many years. Amazing that they kept the
> transmitter in shape for operation.
> Regards
> Paul
> WB8TSL
>
> On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 9:27 PM, paul swed <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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:
>>
>>> Gregory,
>>> 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.
>>> Paul
>>> WB8TSL
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>> http://www.arrl.org/news/wwv-25-mhz-signal-swapped-to-circul
>>>> ar-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
>>>> Sent from iPad Air
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