<-----<<<<<EXIT     Radio Frequency Communication Propogation BEACONS
Each beacon transmits
every three minutes, day and night. This table gives the minute and second
of the start of the first transmission within the hour for each beacon
on each frequency. A transmission consists of the callsign of the beacon
sent at 22 words per minute followed by four one-second dashes. The callsign
and the first dash are sent at 100 watts. The remaining dashes are sent
at 10 watts, 1 watt and 100 milliwatts.

Call    Location 	14.100 18.110 21.150 24.930 28.200 Operator Status Loc. 

4U1UN   United Nations  00:00  00:10  00:20  00:30  00:40  UNRC    OK   New York 
VE8AT   Canada 		00:10  00:20  00:30  00:40  00:50  NARC    OK1  NORTHERN ALBERTA  
W6WX    United States 	00:20  00:30  00:40  00:50  01:00  NCDXF   OK   NORTHERN California
KH6WO   Hawaii 		00:30  00:40  00:50  01:00  01:10  KH6BYU  OK   HONOLULU  
ZL6B    New Zealand 	00:40  00:50  01:00  01:10  01:20  NZART   OK   Masterton 
VK6RBP  Australia 	00:50  01:00  01:10  01:20  01:30  WIA     OFF5 WEST PERTH 
JA2IGY  Japan 		01:00  01:10  01:20  01:30  01:40  JARL    OK   Mt. Asama   
RR9O    Russia 		01:10  01:20  01:30  01:40  01:50  SRR 	   OK   Novosibirsk 
VR2B    Hong Kong 	01:20  01:30  01:40  01:50  02:00  HARTS   OK   
4S7B    Sri Lanka 	01:30  01:40  01:50  02:00  02:10  RSSL    OK 
ZS6DN   South Africa 	01:40  01:50  02:00  02:10  02:20  ZS6DN   OK   
5Z4B    Kenya 		01:50  02:00  02:10  02:20  02:30  ARSK    OK6 
4X6TU   Israel 		02:00  02:10  02:20  02:30  02:40  IARC    OK3 
OH2B    Finland 	02:10  02:20  02:30  02:40  02:50  SRAL    OK 
CS3B    Madeira 	02:20  02:30  02:40  02:50  03:00  ARRM    OK 
LU4AA   Argentina 	02:30  02:40  02:50  03:00  03:10  RCA     OFF2 BUENOS AIRES 
OA4B    Peru 		02:40  02:50  03:00  03:10  03:20  RCP     OK 
YV5B    Venezuela 	02:50  03:00  03:10  03:20  03:30  RCV     OK   Caracas

Source: http://www.ncdxf.org/Beacon/BeaconSchedule.html


Call    Location 	14.100 18.110 21.150 24.930 28.200 Operator Status Loc. 

4U1UN   United Nations  03:00  03:10  03:20  03:30  03:40  UNRC    OK   New York 
VE8AT   Canada 		03:10  03:20  03:30  03:40  03:50  NARC    OK1  NORTHERN ALBERTA  
W6WX    United States 	03:20  03:30  03:40  03:50  04:00  NCDXF   OK   NORTHERN California
KH6WO   Hawaii 		03:30  03:40  03:50  04:00  04:10  KH6BYU  OK   HONOLULU  
ZL6B    New Zealand 	03:40  03:50  04:00  04:10  04:20  NZART   OK   Masterton 
VK6RBP  Australia 	03:50  04:00  04:10  04:20  04:30  WIA     OFF5 WEST PERTH 
JA2IGY  Japan 		04:00  04:10  04:20  04:30  04:40  JARL    OK   Mt. Asama   
RR9O    Russia 		04:10  04:20  04:30  04:40  04:50  SRR 	   OK   Novosibirsk 
VR2B    Hong Kong 	04:20  04:30  04:40  04:50  05:00  HARTS   OK   
4S7B    Sri Lanka 	04:30  04:40  04:50  05:00  05:10  RSSL    OK 
ZS6DN   South Africa 	04:40  04:50  05:00  05:10  05:20  ZS6DN   OK   
5Z4B    Kenya 		04:50  05:00  05:10  05:20  05:30  ARSK    OK6 
4X6TU   Israel 		05:00  05:10  05:20  05:30  05:40  IARC    OK3 
OH2B    Finland 	05:10  05:20  05:30  05:40  05:50  SRAL    OK 
CS3B    Madeira 	05:20  05:30  05:40  05:50  06:00  ARRM    OK 
LU4AA   Argentina 	05:30  05:40  05:50  06:00  06:10  RCA     OFF2 BUENOS AIRES 
OA4B    Peru 		05:40  05:50  06:00  06:10  06:20  RCP     OK 
YV5B    Venezuela 	05:50  06:00  06:10  06:20  06:30  RCV     OK   Caracas

Call    Location 	14.100 18.110 21.150 24.930 28.200 Operator Status Loc. 

4U1UN   United Nations  06:00  06:10  06:20  06:30  06:40  UNRC    OK   New York 
VE8AT   Canada 		06:10  06:20  06:30  06:40  06:50  NARC    OK1  NORTHERN ALBERTA  
W6WX    United States 	06:20  06:30  06:40  06:50  07:00  NCDXF   OK   NORTHERN California
KH6WO   Hawaii 		06:30  06:40  06:50  07:00  07:10  KH6BYU  OK   HONOLULU  
ZL6B    New Zealand 	06:40  06:50  07:00  07:10  07:20  NZART   OK   Masterton 
VK6RBP  Australia 	06:50  07:00  07:10  07:20  07:30  WIA     OFF5 WEST PERTH 
JA2IGY  Japan 		07:00  07:10  07:20  07:30  07:40  JARL    OK   Mt. Asama   
RR9O    Russia 		07:10  07:20  07:30  07:40  07:50  SRR 	   OK   Novosibirsk 
VR2B    Hong Kong 	07:20  07:30  07:40  07:50  08:00  HARTS   OK   
4S7B    Sri Lanka 	07:30  07:40  07:50  08:00  08:10  RSSL    OK 
ZS6DN   South Africa 	07:40  07:50  08:00  08:10  08:20  ZS6DN   OK   
5Z4B    Kenya 		07:50  08:00  08:10  08:20  08:30  ARSK    OK6 
4X6TU   Israel 		08:00  08:10  08:20  08:30  08:40  IARC    OK3 
OH2B    Finland 	08:10  08:20  08:30  08:40  08:50  SRAL    OK 
CS3B    Madeira 	08:20  08:30  08:40  08:50  09:00  ARRM    OK 
LU4AA   Argentina 	08:30  08:40  08:50  09:00  09:10  RCA     OFF2 BUENOS AIRES 
OA4B    Peru 		08:40  08:50  09:00  09:10  09:20  RCP     OK 
YV5B    Venezuela 	08:50  09:00  09:10  09:20  09:30  RCV     OK   Caracas

Call    Location 	14.100 18.110 21.150 24.930 28.200 Operator Status Loc. 

4U1UN   United Nations  09:00  09:10  09:20  09:30  09:40  UNRC    OK   New York 
VE8AT   Canada 		09:10  09:20  09:30  09:40  09:50  NARC    OK1  NORTHERN ALBERTA  
W6WX    United States 	09:20  09:30  09:40  09:50  10:00  NCDXF   OK   NORTHERN California
KH6WO   Hawaii 		09:30  09:40  09:50  10:00  10:10  KH6BYU  OK   HONOLULU  
ZL6B    New Zealand 	09:40  09:50  10:00  10:10  10:20  NZART   OK   Masterton 
VK6RBP  Australia 	09:50  10:00  10:10  10:20  10:30  WIA     OFF5 WEST PERTH 
JA2IGY  Japan 		10:00  10:10  10:20  10:30  10:40  JARL    OK   Mt. Asama   
RR9O    Russia 		10:10  10:20  10:30  10:40  10:50  SRR 	   OK   Novosibirsk 
VR2B    Hong Kong 	10:20  10:30  10:40  10:50  11:00  HARTS   OK   
4S7B    Sri Lanka 	10:30  10:40  10:50  11:00  11:10  RSSL    OK 
ZS6DN   South Africa 	10:40  10:50  11:00  11:10  11:20  ZS6DN   OK   
5Z4B    Kenya 		10:50  11:00  11:10  11:20  11:30  ARSK    OK6 
4X6TU   Israel 		11:00  11:10  11:20  11:30  11:40  IARC    OK3 
OH2B    Finland 	11:10  11:20  11:30  11:40  11:50  SRAL    OK 
CS3B    Madeira 	11:20  11:30  11:40  11:50  12:00  ARRM    OK 
LU4AA   Argentina 	11:30  11:40  11:50  12:00  12:10  RCA     OFF2 BUENOS AIRES 
OA4B    Peru 		11:40  11:50  12:00  12:10  12:20  RCP     OK 
YV5B    Venezuela 	11:50  12:00  12:10  12:20  12:30  RCV     OK   Caracas
				~//~
Call    Location 	14.100 18.110 21.150 24.930 28.200 Operator Status Loc. 

4U1UN   United Nations  30:00  30:10  30:20  30:30  30:40  UNRC    OK   New York 
VE8AT   Canada 		30:10  30:20  30:30  30:40  30:50  NARC    OK1  NORTHERN ALBERTA  
W6WX    United States 	30:20  30:30  30:40  30:50  31:00  NCDXF   OK   NORTHERN California
KH6WO   Hawaii 		30:30  30:40  30:50  31:00  31:10  KH6BYU  OK   HONOLULU  
ZL6B    New Zealand 	30:40  30:50  31:00  31:10  31:20  NZART   OK   Masterton 
VK6RBP  Australia 	30:50  31:00  31:10  31:20  31:30  WIA     OFF5 WEST PERTH 
JA2IGY  Japan 		31:00  31:10  31:20  31:30  31:40  JARL    OK   Mt. Asama   
RR9O    Russia 		31:10  31:20  31:30  31:40  31:50  SRR 	   OK   Novosibirsk 
VR2B    Hong Kong 	31:20  31:30  31:40  31:50  32:00  HARTS   OK   
4S7B    Sri Lanka 	31:30  31:40  31:50  32:00  32:10  RSSL    OK 
ZS6DN   South Africa 	31:40  31:50  32:00  32:10  32:20  ZS6DN   OK   
5Z4B    Kenya 		31:50  32:00  32:10  32:20  32:30  ARSK    OK6 
4X6TU   Israel 		32:00  32:10  32:20  32:30  32:40  IARC    OK3 
OH2B    Finland 	32:10  32:20  32:30  32:40  32:50  SRAL    OK 
CS3B    Madeira 	32:20  32:30  32:40  32:50  33:00  ARRM    OK 
LU4AA   Argentina 	32:30  32:40  32:50  33:00  33:10  RCA     OFF2 BUENOS AIRES 
OA4B    Peru 		32:40  32:50  33:00  33:10  33:20  RCP     OK 
YV5B    Venezuela 	32:50  33:00  33:10  33:20  33:30  RCV     OK   Caracas

14.10MHz, 18.11MHz,   21.15MHz,   24.93MHz,   28.2MHz
Table 2
Approximate Minimum Skip Distances
for the Amateur MF and HF Bands

Band   Noon*    Midnight*
160 m     0        0            1.8
 80 m     0        0            3.5
 40 m     0      300 mi         7. MHz
 30 m   200 mi   600 mi         10.1
 20 m   500 mi  1000 mi         14 MHz
 17 m   750 mi  (Daytime Only)  18.068
 15 m   800 mi  (Daytime Only)  21 Mhz
 12 m  1000 mi  (Daytime Only)  24.89
 10 m  1200 mi  (Daytime Only)  28 MHz
*Local time at midpoint of the path

Source: 1989 ARRL Handbook Chapter 22 : Pg10