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 Post subject: 7 MHz moonbounce heard
Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2008 10:55 am 
 
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HAARP http://www.haarp.alaska.edu/haarp/index.htmlrepeated its 7 MHz moonbounce tests http://www.haarp.alaska.edu/haarp/mbann.html on January 19, 20 of 2008.

3.6 MW e.r.p. at frequencies near 7 MHz CW for 2 seconds, then a 3 second listening period.

My participation is documented here http://wb9jtk.com/HAARP/haarpmoonbounce.htm I was able to see the doppler shift from the relative motion between my receiving location and the moon. At times, the reflected signal was as strong as the 'direct' signal, here in Florida.

HAARP shows the calculations for reflected signal at http://www.haarp.alaska.edu/haarp/mbcalc.html. The area of the moons surface used for the calculation was 1.4 E12 square meters.




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