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221. Topband: A92ZE (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Sun, 07 Jan 2001 12:22:16 +0000
I got the following note from Gus A92ZE. 73, Bill W4ZV -- FAQ on WWW: http://www.contesting.com/FAQ/topband Submissions: topband@contesting.com Administrative requests: topband-REQUEST@contesting.com
/archives//html/Topband/2001-01/msg00069.html (8,079 bytes)

222. Topband: 160 Meter Propagation (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Sun, 07 Jan 2001 21:59:52 +0000
W4ZV: W7IUV: The auroral zone is an oval shaped doughnut which I believe is centered on Magnetic North (approximately 75.7 N and 100.25 W) not the geographic North Pole. An interesting thing about it
/archives//html/Topband/2001-01/msg00081.html (11,256 bytes)

223. Topband: 160 Meter Propagation (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2001 18:25:19 +0000
"The approximate auroral rings may be displayed. Since these rings vary continuously due to position of the sun and level of solar wind, the rings are approximated as being 2000 miles from the geomag
/archives//html/Topband/2001-01/msg00096.html (8,721 bytes)

224. Topband: Re: Arizona (almost west coast) conditions (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 23:12:01 +0000
N7DD: The Boulder K-index dropped to 0 at 0600 so absorption may have been very low around that time. Unfortunately K indices of zero are fairly rare at this stage of the sunspot cycle! Data from OH2
/archives//html/Topband/2001-01/msg00118.html (7,151 bytes)

225. Topband: EU to VE6 (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 12:01:29 +0000
Steve, low K is indeed not the only factor. Seasonality is an extremely important factor from your area and January is without a doubt the best month of the year based on my experience from Colorado.
/archives//html/Topband/2001-01/msg00121.html (7,783 bytes)

226. Topband: 120 meter band broadcast stations (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 20:51:57 +0000
Saw the following and thought these might be useful as beacons for 160 propagation: http://www.yle.fi/sataradio/tropical.html 2310.0 Northern Territory Shortwave Service, Alice Springs, Australia 232
/archives//html/Topband/2001-01/msg00126.html (7,737 bytes)

227. R: Topband: BOG antenna notes (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2001 14:16:40 +0000
For those interested in the Beverage on ground, you might enjoy reading two interviews with Harold Beverage at the following URL. The onground "wave antenna" was a predecessor to what we now call a B
/archives//html/Topband/2001-01/msg00196.html (7,303 bytes)

228. Topband: "T" or Inverted L? (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2001 16:43:19 +0000
You can vary the length of the T to work for any height. Always go for maximum vertical component whichever one you decide on. The L has a slight directivity advantage over the T for a given height,
/archives//html/Topband/2001-01/msg00199.html (8,963 bytes)

229. Topband: Reflector during CQ 160 (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 21:34:12 +0000
The reflector response may be very slow during the CQ 160 Contest since I will not be checking it until well into my daylight tomorrow (probably ~1600 UTC). If you post something, please be patient a
/archives//html/Topband/2001-01/msg00242.html (6,872 bytes)

230. Topband: CT Cabrillo Problems with the 160 Meter Contest (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2000 16:48:10 +0000
Saw this on the CT reflector and it may be of interest to those of you who used CT in the ARRL 160. Please direct any replies to Dan N1ND at dhenderson@arrl.org and not me...de W4ZV: "It has been bro
/archives//html/Topband/2000-12/msg00037.html (7,720 bytes)

231. Topband: Has cycle 23 peaked? (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2000 11:25:56 +0000
The following is from a website about solar activity. This may not be good news for 10 meters but it is great news for us Topband addicts! 73, Bill W4ZV http://www.dxlc.com/solar/solcycle.html "The g
/archives//html/Topband/2000-12/msg00071.html (7,847 bytes)

232. Topband: CT Support for Cabrillo Files in the ARRL 160 Contest (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2000 18:46:05 +0000
CT users who have not yet submitted their entry for the 2000 ARRL 160 Contest now can submit Cabrillo format logs. CT version 9.54, now available for download from the CT web site at http://www.k1ea
/archives//html/Topband/2000-12/msg00101.html (7,498 bytes)

233. Topband: 160M Beacons (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2000 12:58:11 +0000
73, Bill W4ZV http://www.highnoonfilm.com/xmgr/updates/sta.htm "In a recent e-mail to the "Lowfer Reflector" Tod Olson outlined the basic proposal to have the ARRL request a Special Temporary Authori
/archives//html/Topband/2000-12/msg00127.html (7,418 bytes)

234. Topband: The Next Frontier - 137 kHz (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2000 12:30:33 +0000
I'm not positive this is a first but thought it was interesting. Would anyone be surprised if VE1ZZ is the first NA to be heard in Europe? Congrats Jack and next stop is a QSO! From OH2AQ Webcluster:
/archives//html/Topband/2000-12/msg00136.html (6,891 bytes)

235. Topband: Topband Admisistrivia (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2000 00:02:50 +0000
Hello All! I will be away a few days beginning tomorrow morning and the usual two folks who help me administer the reflector will be QRL also. The reflector should run OK on autopilot but please foll
/archives//html/Topband/2000-11/msg00013.html (7,594 bytes)

236. Topband: Booting to DOS; Changing KBOARD (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2000 15:00:38 +0000
Sorry for this post which was intended for CT-User. I'm watching that reflector for AD1C while he's away and I forwarded the CT message to the Topband list out of habit. 73, Bill W4ZV -- FAQ on WWW:
/archives//html/Topband/2000-11/msg00051.html (7,015 bytes)

237. Topband: Long Path (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 17:29:20 +0000
What you say is generally true, although in this specific case "long path" happens to be close to the true 180 degree reciprocal path because of the alignment of A6 and W6/7. However, as you point ou
/archives//html/Topband/2000-11/msg00075.html (10,529 bytes)

238. Topband: Long Path (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 13:05:44 +0000
W8JI: Skew caused by geomagnetic disturbances (K>3-4) and the SSW/SSE long path are two completely different phenomena IMHO. Geomagnetic skew is usually away from auroral zones (South for Northern He
/archives//html/Topband/2000-11/msg00081.html (10,001 bytes)

239. Topband: CQWW CW Contest (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 15:22:24 +0000
This is a friendly reminder to anyone wishing to post general contest announcements. Please post these at: http://cpcug.org/user/wfeidt/Misc/cqc2000.html Unless there is some specific pre or post-con
/archives//html/Topband/2000-11/msg00082.html (6,755 bytes)

240. Topband: 4W/N6FF Power Problems (score: 1)
Author: btippett@alum.mit.edu (Bill Tippett)
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2000 11:48:57 +0100
I spoke to Dick briefly last evening and he said he had about 20 cycles between main and generator power last evening. Each time this happens his amplifier has to recycle ~4 minutes before restarting
/archives//html/Topband/2000-10/msg00061.html (6,993 bytes)


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