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1. Re: Topband: MT report (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2008 17:27:01 -0500
I think the reason you didn't hear many/any other W's calling was because there was a LARGE line of thunderstorms parked off the east coast at that time. You guys must have been far enough away from
/archives//html/Topband/2008-10/msg00013.html (7,481 bytes)

2. Re: Topband: Not so Boring QSO (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 07:38:31 -0600
No spotlight conditions here, just dismal! Despite many consecutive days of "good" numbers, conditions to Europe have been terrible here (MS) lately. Only worked one EU QSO last night, and it was a s
/archives//html/Topband/2008-11/msg00116.html (8,001 bytes)

3. Re: Topband: Inverted L Tuning - Solved (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Fri, 05 Dec 2008 11:02:01 -0600
<<It was my understanding that the coax braid should be connected to both the radials and the base of the towers gnd system, but as you can see the the minimum SWR and resonant freq. go crazy when I
/archives//html/Topband/2008-12/msg00052.html (7,662 bytes)

4. Topband: Coping with Noise (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2008 11:45:07 -0600
Hello, fellow topbanders I have the same problem that many of you have. We all know this situation: Trying to hear a weak DX signal that's not quite copyable due to man-made noise (usually, but not l
/archives//html/Topband/2008-12/msg00090.html (7,851 bytes)

5. Topband: Coping with noise - responses (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2008 08:12:55 -0600
Thanks to all who responded to my post seeking info about the INRAD roofing filter and the W8JI noise blanker mod for my Yeasu FT-1000MP Mark V. Overwhelmingly, it was suggested that I run out and bu
/archives//html/Topband/2008-12/msg00113.html (7,141 bytes)

6. Topband: Odd background Noise (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 14:02:31 -0600
Hello, All As most topbanders are no doubt aware by now, last night was a night of exceptional propagation on 160M! (and 80M, too.) Hopefully we will have more of the same tonight and tomorrow night
/archives//html/Topband/2009-01/msg00235.html (7,542 bytes)

7. Re: Topband: 160 to NA (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2009 15:46:06 -0600
You are so right, Rag. The situation is a real pain on this end, too. This contest could be transformed from a merely "good" topband contest into an "excellent" topband DX contest by making the rules
/archives//html/Topband/2009-01/msg00246.html (8,682 bytes)

8. Topband: Fwd: Re: My 160m antenna (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2009 14:55:33 -0600
Jim, I tried e-mailing you directly, but it bounced. So, I'm posting to the group. I used one of these to very good effect for over eight years on a 60 foot tower with the FP at 55 feet. The coil in
/archives//html/Topband/2009-02/msg00090.html (8,591 bytes)

9. Topband: Bobtail curtain (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 13:47:22 -0500
I wish someone familiar with using EZNEC would explain this to me: Just for fun, I thought I would model the well-known bobtail curtain array. I say "just for fun" because I know I'll never be able t
/archives//html/Topband/2009-03/msg00107.html (7,170 bytes)

10. Re: Topband: Bobtail curtain (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 16:39:51 -0500
D-Oooh! Yep, that's exactly what I did. Thanks to all who replied. 73, Charles - K5ZK _______________________________________________ Topband mailing list http://lists.contesti
/archives//html/Topband/2009-03/msg00114.html (7,539 bytes)

11. Topband: Vertical offset from center of radial field (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Sat, 23 May 2009 10:55:52 -0500
Hi, all I searched the literature and the topband mailing list archives for this info, but can't seem to find the answer. The archives contained two queries almost identical to my question, but unfor
/archives//html/Topband/2009-05/msg00104.html (7,374 bytes)

12. Topband: Topband Website Warning (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2009 16:22:05 -0500
Hi, Topbanders I visited the Who's Who on Top Band website yesterday. As I was leaving, my anti-virus/anti-malware programs were activated. No big deal, I just told it to get rid of the "Trojan Horse
/archives//html/Topband/2009-08/msg00015.html (7,258 bytes)

13. Topband: 11 Things (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2010 10:55:34 -0500
Hi, All While listening to the noise on 160, waiting for any hint of propagation with the YI9 DXpedition, I used the time to compose a list of 11 things I have learned over the years about Topband DX
/archives//html/Topband/2010-04/msg00064.html (7,661 bytes)

14. Topband: meteors (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 06:29:46 -0600
A question for knowledgeable topbanders who've been on the band longer than I have. I can't remember any discussions or articles on this subject. We are currently near the peak of the annual Geminids
/archives//html/Topband/2010-12/msg00062.html (6,507 bytes)

15. Re: Topband: Crazy RX antenna Question (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 10:39:31 -0600
I actually tried this at a former QTH. The short answer is that it didn't work well. The main reason is that your RX will be OVERWHELMED by TV birdies and many other kinds of CRUD propagating along t
/archives//html/Topband/2011-12/msg00372.html (8,396 bytes)

16. Topband: Beverage crossing a wire fence (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb <>
Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2012 19:14:23 -0600
Looking for advice from someone who may have actually done this. Can't decide which is the best way. I'm getting ready to erect a temporary short Beverage for the upcoming VP6 operation. This directi
/archives//html/Topband/2012-01/msg00131.html (7,025 bytes)

17. Re: Topband: substandard quality F double females (score: 1)
Author: Charles Bibb - K5ZK <>
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2012 08:52:34 -0600
I did speak to Lee at Hi-Z yesterday and he warned me about substandard quality F double females. He has had terrible problems with them. Which brands/types are the "good" ones? Maybe some of mine n
/archives//html/Topband/2012-12/msg00396.html (8,680 bytes)

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