AMRAD Beacon

Andre' Kesteloot
Thu, 06 May 1999 08:01:45 -0400

Although not "officially" on the air 24 hours a day yet, the AMRAD LF
Beacon is being tested even as we speak, and you may be able to hear
Our beacon is installed in Vienna, Virginia. (38-53-24 North, 77-15-43
We currently transmit on 136,750 with approximately 25 watts. Our
message, sent at 10 wpm, consists in a series of Vs and our call-sign
(WA2XTF/6). This is followed by a 5 second dash, a 5 second silence,
and another 5 second dash, to allow for signal/noise level
Andre' N4ICK