LA1BCN 630m Beacon - LA6LU

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LA1BCN - 630m CW & WSPR Beacon
QTH for LA1BCN(630m Beacon) and LA2BCN (10m Beacon)
The antenna for LA1BCN is a home made Marconi-X or Umbrella type antenna. It is matched at it's feed point with a home made antenna tuner.
The antenna is 16.5m high with four 45 deg. sloping top-hat wires, four kevlar guy lines, 16 ground radial and 5 grounding rods.
Earth of the 16 radials is buried under ground and are 25m long (16 x 25m = 400m wire).

630m Beacon LA1BCN Transmission Schedule
Each transmission round is 10 minutes long as a programmed schedule, -and then repeated as in the following example:
Length
Time
Frequency (kHz)
Mode
Ident
Extra CW ident
2 minHH:00476.500
CW Beacon
LA1BCN

HH:01
476.500
CW Beacon
LA1BCN

2 min
HH:02
475.625
WSPR Beacon
LA1BCN

HH:03
475.625
WSPR Beacon
LA1BCN
Plus ending CW ident: LA1BCN
2 min
HH:04
476.500
CW Beacon
LA1BCN

HH:05
476.500
CW Beacon
LA1BCN

2 min
HH:06
475.625
WSPR Beacon
LA1BCN

HH:07
475.625
WSPR Beacon
LA1BCN
Plus ending CW ident: LA1BCN
1 min
HH:08
476.500
CW Beacon
LA1BCN

1 min
HH:09
No transmissionAutomatic Time & Frequency (Re-)calibration from GPS serial data & 1 PPS input
Immediately
HH:10
Goto top & repeat
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