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marksroberson

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While scanning around on the radio I ran into a frequency that sounds like one of those airport weather observations stations you hear on HF radio, only I am hearing it on 114.4 AM. About 50% signal is static, but I can still hear that automated voice going non-stop. I don't know where it's coming from!
 

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It's likely a VHF Omni Range (VOR) navigation aid operating near you... probably been there for some time and you never noticed it. Google VOR / Navaids and consult your local aviation sector maps... the VORs will stand out, with frequencies listed.
 

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Some VORs broadcast the local ATIS or AWOS/LWIS weather along with their Morse ident. If you have access to an airport chart and look at the ATIS info you may see someting like "ATIS - (24H) 133.05 114.8 117.7" which would reflect it being broadcast on 1 VHF voice frequency and 2 local NAVAIDs.
 

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If you listen closely, you'll hear the actual 1020 Hz Morse ident. It will be very faint as it is only 6% modulated.
You can bring it out of the noise if you switch your radio to single sideband.
 
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