Classic example of a CODAR transmission

Classic example of a CODAR station (coastal ocean dynamics applications radar). land-based, High Frequency (HF) radar. It was developed between 1973 and 1983 at NOAA’s Wave Propagation Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado. CODAR is a noninvasive system that permits to measure and map near-surface ocean currents in coastal waters. It is transportable and offers output ocean current maps on site in near real time. Moreover, using CODAR it is possible to measure waves heights and it provides an indirect estimate of local wind direction.

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“Mystery Signal” is alive and well

Some of you have been asking if the “Mystery Signal” is still on the air. Yes it is! Here is a recent clip of it mixed with some CODAR. I’m also trying out SDRUNO software for the very first time. Recorded on May 24, 2017 around 0445 UTC using my SDR PLAY RSP1 attached to my OCF dipole at 35′.