Perhaps if there enough big CW stations calling Annobon the SSBers will
avoid that part of the band. (Incidentally, I believe you meant HIS
sunrise, not OUR sunrise. This effect only occurs to the West of the
receiving station - to the East is fullsunlight).
On 24/02/2012 9:36 AM, Bob Eshleman wrote:
> This is an unfortunate pick of time for 160 as 1 hour after his
> opening time (23:00 gmt) the ARRL DX contest begins and even if he
> stays on for our sunrise window, the band will be filled with loud SSB
> stations calling "CQ contest" I am afraid this will be a repeat of
> all of the previous 3C0 dxpeditions as far as 160 is concerned.
> Bob W4DR
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bert Barry" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Friday, February 24, 2012 2:31 AM
> Subject: Re: Topband: 3C6A
>> What we in NA need is the period from 0500 to 0545 UTC for the "dawn
>> enhancement" effect.
>> Hope they don't get tired from listening to static for 2 or 3 hours, and
>> go to bed and miss the beautiful sunrise.
>> Bert VE3QAA
>> On 24/02/2012 6:47 AM, Josep Torres wrote:
>>> Had a nessage from Elmo and he says they will try 160m on March 2nd
>>> 2300z tx 1825.
>>> Hope condx are good and many of us can work them..!!!
>>> Sent from my iPhone 4
>>> UR RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw? BK
>> UR RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw? BK
UR RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw? BK