Tuesday 27 February 2013: It's been snowing lightly between Girard, IL (EM59) and the WB9PNU/b in EM48. I was wondering if I could hear the beacon via snowfall scatter propagation. Unfortunately, at my QTH in Girard my 10 GHz rig is looking into a tree and some homes. I varied the dish elevation. A couple of times I thought I heard the beacon faintly, but I cannot confirm that observation. It may have been wishful thinking on my part. I left the rig running for a half hour before listening. Oh well it was a fun experiment and if I was more motivated to go out into the cold I could have gone to my favorite microwave spot about 8 miles from here, but such was not the case today!