Interesting Bill...We found much the same here from when we got on just
after 1130z ...he was stronger on the vertical and stayed that way till
after Sunrise (1205z). I only recently wired up the switching so I could
copy on the vertical, so hard to say which was best in the past.
The XU7 was better copy on our SSW Beverage than the Vertical, however.
At 07:15 AM 12/5/01 -0500, you wrote:
>Perfectly readable 559 from about 1122Z at my QTH in S. Ontario, peaking
>at times to 589. Much better on the vertical than the Beverages, which
>seemed all but useless...very high angle propagation?
>But looking back over past QSOs to this area at this same time of year,
>mine this AM at 1131Z was considerably earlier than most others I have
>had in the past...fully 30-45 minutes earlier on average.
>Yesterday, as with other days I have heard this station, everything was
>"normal": Beverages much better than vertical and signal peaks at about
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