Beacon Reception at OH8GKP
Reception of the IARU/NCDXF International Beacon Project beacons.
Location: Liminka, Finland. KP25rt Latitude: 64 48.452', Longitude: 025 23.309'.
The receiver is a FlexRadio 1500 listening with 400Hz bandwidth.
NOTE! The antenna has been changed 28.7.2013. There is now a multi band's Big GB.
This Faros software is connected to the GPS system, with ToyNTP v.1.2 for better time stamp and there provide more reliable information whether the signal, if it comes via the long path or short path.
Please respect the radio beacon frequencies.
IRAU has recommended that the relevant frequencies only beacon operation. See IRAU recommendations and follow them, please.
Each beacon transmits every three minutes, day and night. This
table gives the minute and second of the start of the first transmission
within the hour for each beacon on each frequency. A transmission
consists of the callsign of the beacon sent at 22 words per minute
followed by four one-second dashes. The callsign and the first dash are
sent at 100 watts. The remaining dashes are sent at 10 watts, 1 watt and
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