Beacon news from Cornwall and Orkney

| July 21, 2017

The Orkney 5MHz Beacon, GB3ORK, is back on the air on 5290kHz after repairs and an upgrade by Andy, G4JNT.

Its new synthesiser now transmits JT9A, in addition to the original sequence of stepped power levels.

On 50MHz, the Mid-Cornwall Beacon, GB3MCB, has been reconfigured to join the IARU Region-1 Synchronised Beacon Program.

It sequentially transmits on its new frequencies of 50.005 and 50.443MHz, sending both CW and the PI4 digital mode.

For the shared 50.005 frequency, its call sign is modified to GB3MCB/S to assist reception reports.

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