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Re: [CQ-Contest] How to start a run

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] How to start a run
From: RT Clay <rt_clay@bellsouth.net>
Reply-to: RT Clay <rt_clay@bellsouth.net>
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2016 13:17:04 +0000 (UTC)
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> On Sunday, August 21, 2016 4:36 AM, Radio K0HB <kzerohb@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Turn up the wick.

Depending on where you live and the band, that might not help! For example, 
1500 W and 6/6 is not enough to run stations on 15M during Sweepstakes from my 
area of the country. There is just too big of a skip zone covering most of the 
eastern US on the high bands.

>From OH for domestic contests, 80M will usually be best followed by 40M. But 
>even 40M will go long during winter nights (get on 40 early to work close in 
>states). 15 and 10 will only be runnable if there is sporadic E propagation in 
>the summertime contests.

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