You guys aren't instilling confidence in my 160 L antenna I am working on. :-)
Just my luck, retire and finally get to have some time to play with antennas
more, putting up a 160L
and the band goes blaaaaah ! hihi
Merry Christmas to all Top Banders !
On Dec 20, 2011, at 3:36 PM, Eddy Swynar wrote:
> Hi All,
> Well, a surefire hint that 160-meters just "...ain't what it used to be" may
> be readily seen by even a cursory glance at sites like sk4aw.net and the DX
> Edge---few-to-zero posts by North American stations, & even fewer spots of
> same by the DX!
> The current state of affairs sure does remind me a lot of the post-Christmas
> drought on 1.8-MHz last year...only this year the Grinch came early!
> John (ON4UN) asserts in his newest edition of LOW-BAND DX'ING that the
> overall best season for DX on the band probably occurred in the winter of
> 2008-2009...and I'm inclined to agree with him 101%...
> ~73~ de Eddy VE3CUI - VE3XZ
> UR RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw? BK
UR RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw? BK