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Odd Signal on 27.125 mHz (CB band Chanel 14)

brickson98

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here is someone hearing it on AM

Here it is at my QTH sometimes on 27.155 today, right now 27.125

I've tracked the noise to a church across the street.
I am in Chilliwack BC
That first video is mine, I'm the one who made the post on Reddit. So you think it's coming from a church across the street from you? I wonder what the heck it is. How did you narrow it down to that church?
 

ll_Cartel_ll

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That first video is mine, I'm the one who made the post on Reddit. So you think it's coming from a church across the street from you? I wonder what the heck it is. How did you narrow it down to that church?
I took my walkie and with no antenna it was loud at the building.
I also tracked another to a condo.
thankfully it dont last long.
Not as bad as the plt crap

there used to be a noise like this on 16 or 15 way back in the day at the hospital.
We used to think it was a heart machine and we might kill them if we whistle and stuff
 

spongella

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The odd signal known as the "skip pip" on 27.125 mHz is back now at 715 am, it can be heard from 27.123 - 27.133 mHz. Someone mentioned in an earlier post that it was a broad signal.
 

wska999

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The odd signal known as the "skip pip" on 27.125 mHz is back now at 715 am, it can be heard from 27.123 - 27.133 mHz. Someone mentioned in an earlier post that it was a broad signal.
What area are you in? Also, is it present during skip conditions or is it a local signal? I am not doing any tracking at this time because of the Covid-19 situation, but where are you located? It may be medical equipment.
 

spongella

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Location is western NJ, only comes in during band openings and yes some say it could be diathermy equipment. Hospital DX?
 

wska999

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Location is western NJ, only comes in during band openings and yes some say it could be diathermy equipment. Hospital DX?
Diathermy for the most part emits a low power signal, but that's not to say it will not carry long distances when the skip propagation present. If it sounds like diathermy, it could very well be. But in all the years I have been in radio, I have never heard diathermy on skip. There are other industrial devices and equipment that operate with high power. Fabricating glue machines operate with hundreds of watts of power. They operate around the same frequencies. The CB band shares operational devices with the weather service and even NASA. You really don't realize it, but those noises are present every day. So as far as the signal you are hearing, being that it is not local and not present very long, it may not be possible to locate. I will however be listening on that frequency to see if I can here it down here in Florida.
 
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