DK0WCY Beacon 10144 kHz

DK0WCY 10144.0 kHz 24 hours a day with 30 Watts to a dipole is known as the "Aurora Beacon". It broadcasts propagation information in CW, RTTY and PSK31.

It's website is at:

Transmission Schedule in English:

Datagrams are sent in CW every 10 minutes except H+10 and H+50 which are in RTTY and PSK31 respectively.

Between datagrams a beacon identification is transmitted in CW mode.

The CW Id is: DK0WCY BEACON 4/19/A/N _
In this example A index is 4, MUF is 19 MHz, for the letters please see the table on this page.

You can download the DK0WCY Reference Card in English at:

This beacon can be heard in VK when conditions are good. It is however easier to use the signal strength of DDK9 to measure propagation to Northern Germany (Europe).

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