Friday, July 28, 2017

WWV Seeking 25 MHz Reception Reports

WWV is now using a circularly-polarized turnstile antenna on its 25-MHz transmitter and is asking for
The WWV transmitter building in Fort Collins, Colorado
(Nat'l Institute of Standards and Technology photo)
reception reports on signal quality. The time and frequency standard station shut down its 25-MHz transmitter in 1977 and resumed operation in 2014 on an "experimental basis," according to the ARRL Letter

WWV lead engineer Matt Deutch, N0RGT, said he hoped that the switch to circular polarization would be helpful to anyone studying propagation during August's total solar eclipse. Reception reports should be e-mailed to <>.