"The only people with the real location problems that may be insurmountable
are those up in the north and west. They have a path problem limiting
propagation, and that might be insurmountable. Oddly, they don't complain
much. :-) "
Tom I don't have the ability to use the English language in an adequate manner
to fully and completely describe just how truly awful our propagation truly
But you are correct, as you move away from coastal areas it becomes much more
of a North/South issue.
Stations in the middle of the country but located in the Southern tier of
vastly improved propagation. That's why a simple "distance factor" would have a
impact on DX contest results. The true situation is much more complex than a
correction can address.
73 Steve K0SR
"North of the Black Hole"
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