Stuart K5KVH wrote:
>Those new to 6M often wonder how to know when 6m is open, as
>they may check it at random for days and NOT hear a thing, nor get
>answers to CQ's.
>But, with the audio turned down, you could leave your Ch. 2 monitor on
>in your shack when you are doing other things, and if a video signal
>starts to show up, it would be good to check the 6M band for activity or
>start calling CQ yourself to raise some. If you can identify the city the
>Ch. 2 distant signal is originating from, you can rotate your beam to
>take advantage of the possible propagation from that direction.
The problem is similar to 10 meters, meaning that if no one is listening the
band may be open more than you dream. So to remedy the problem,
follow Stuart's advice below;
Let's use 6!
73, Paul WA9FFL
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