Yes. There's little on 6 meters unless there's a band opening.
Six stinks except when it's open, at which time it becomes the greatest
band we've got.
until the opening goes by the wayside, at which time it stinks again.
* Scott Rosenfeld NF3I Burtonsville, MD FM19mc QRV 80-10/6/2/440 *
* 6m 80 grids on 8w * DXCC WAS WAC * QRP-L #147 * QRP ARCI #9054 *
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On Thu, 23 Oct 1997, Roger Sellers wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have a different story and thought I'd pass it along, both for amusement
> maybe some suggestions.
> I've recently purchased a TenTec 6meter transverter and connected it to my
> Paragon I. I had a problem with it and sent it back. I received it back and
> problem was fixed, thanks TT.
> I've hooked up the transverter and gone around the 6 meter frequencies on
> modes. Haven't heard a single CQ, dit-dot or anything else. I happened to turn
> the dial down below 14.00 ( below 50.00 MHz) and was surprised by a STRONG
> voice. It seems I can hear my neighbors cordless phones in the 49MHz FM range
> great. I've even turned the beam and tweeked in a couple conversations.
> This tells me the Transverter is working... at least on 49MHz FM. Any
> on why I'm not hearing any valid 6 meter conversations??
> Roger Sellers KB9LBU
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