CME hit this morning 8am.
There is a solar storm going on right now, so you'll have fun :)
On 9/3/2012 12:52 PM, Djordan (personal) wrote:
> Late this morning I called CQ on 40M; had a mobile from Massachusetts come
> On the dipole 60Ft AGL he was in the S5 noise level
> On the NVIS (8, half waves, four fed over four reflectors) he was in the
> noise S0
> On the 3 element full size yagi ( 48ft boom) he was in the noise S4
> For fun I parallel all three antennas. With this scenario his signal went up
> to S7 a and the noise was S5. He reported that my signal went from S9 to
> Must be a hurricane in the F2 layer this morning. It seems that this morning
> the only way to optimize the path was to utilize an antenna system that has
> multiple major lobe take-off angles... 20/50/90 degrees. fun stuff.
> I just play with these antennas... Are there any experts or Antenna engineers
> on the list that can clarify this morning's scenario?
> Sent from my iPad
> Be Prepared Stay Prepared
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