Sunday, August 11, 2013

WB9OTX/B now active

Most HF radio propagation beacons are found in the 10 meter (28 MHz) frequency band, where they are good indicators of Sporadic E ionospheric propagation and F2 layer reflection.
WB9OTX beacon station

In service: August 10, 2013
Identification signal (Morse code): WB9OTX/B
Location: Versailles, Indiana USA - Grid EM79ib
Hours of transmission: 24 hours per day
Assigned frequency: 28.299.5 Mhz.
Transmitter: Radio Shack HTX-100 transceiver
Transmitted power: approximately 5 watt
Antenna: Antron 99 grown mounted vertical
960 Ft. above sea level