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KF4ZTO

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I'm not really sure where to put this since its not technically CB, but it is on 11 meters.

The past few months I've been hearing a clicking sound on 27.650. It's not CW and not any digital mode I've ever heard before. I can hear it best in LSB mode, but, in some places (specifically Lake Anna, VA) I was able to hear it in FM mode with a Pro-96 scanner and a simple VHF whip.

In Richmond, VA, I'm able to hear it on three different radios at my base location, and while mobile (also on three different radios).

I'm thinking its military related and probably local-ish, since even when the band is closed I can still hear it (it is much louder when the band is hopping, though).

Has anybody else heard this?

-ZTO
 

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I'm not hearing anything at the moment on it. I'm just about 5 miles north of lake anna as the crow flies.
 

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Despite the freebanders that portion of 11M remains assigned to federal and military use so that nondescript "clicking sound" could be just about anything. That's just the US, the band has other uses elsewhere in the world and opens for some fairly long haul DX from time to time so frankly your guess is as good as mine.
 

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Other thoughts, are another radio causing the click click click [happens freqeuently with many scanners]

Best one's to find are the birdies created by the CAR [AM/FM] radio :)

Despite the freebanders that portion of 11M remains assigned to federal and military use so that nondescript "clicking sound" could be just about anything. That's just the US, the band has other uses elsewhere in the world and opens for some fairly long haul DX from time to time so frankly your guess is as good as mine.
 

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Interesting...

I've tried it in different locations, as I thought it was originally a birdie.

kb2vxa, I'm pretty sure its Government/Military (the actual users of that spectrum, however sporadic).

Oh well :/
 
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