A few days ago someone was putting a group ferrite order together, but I
accidentally erased the message. Please let me know who it was....email
address, so I can get in touch directly with him. Thanks. Hank KF2O
>From email@example.com (Gary Schwartz) Fri Oct 18 05:50:25 1996
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Gary Schwartz) (Gary Schwartz)
Subject: EU Layers
On Thu, 17 Oct 1996, Gus Samuelson wrote:
> Boy I really feel for you guys ( I'm closer to Europe than I am to most
> places in North America) As a contester it has it's advantages,
> as a dxer it's just QRM !
> Layers ? What layers ? First there are the guys with beams , then there are
> the guys with dipoles , then there are the QRP guys with Beams , QRP with
> Dipoles , the occasional guy with some wire in his " loft " attic that is.
> The 20m mobiles then the 40 m Mobiles and once in While the 80 m Eu Mobile!
> Then finally there are the guys with Coat hangers lashed to the metal
> railing on their apartment bldg balconies.
> Yes I guess there are SOME layers !
I can echo with what Gus is saying. When I went to Miquelon Is. for CQWW
SSB last fall, Europe was ALWAYS loud! We worked almost 1,000 QSO's on
80M alone. Judging from the QSL's rcvd, a pretty large percentage were
running 25-50W to low dipoles. There weren't many stations that we had to
dig out of the mud either. I can remember turning on the radio one
afternoon after a walk around the island. I heard a very loud station
CQ'ing on 160M. He was 20 over S-9. It was about 2 or three in the
The station was 4X4NJ......
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