Well I've had a few replies saying this is a good idea . . .
However, it won't work unless LOTS of people like the idea, and plan to come
Last night the band was really open again (got some ridiculously strong
reports from US RBN stations)
But I only had a couple of actual QSOs, despite calling CQ DX for about an
So come on guys . . . how about an activity night on 160m?
I'm suggesting a Wednesday, but we can go with the consensus.
From: Tim Shoppa [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: 29 January 2018 19:28
To: Roger Kennedy
Subject: Re: Topband: 160m DX Activity Night
Wednesday evening into Thursday morning works for me. Roger, there is
already a 0300Z CWops session the same night which makes this a good choice,
you will see a big spike up in NA 160M activity 0350z-0400z and if I see I'm
being heard in EU by reversebeacon I will stick around on 160M afterward
through EU sunrise.
> On Jan 29, 2018, at 2:04 PM, Roger Kennedy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> 160m has often been open from Europe right across America over the
> past few weeks . . .
> Some nights there are LOTS of NA stations on the band . . . other
> times it's very quiet, and endless CQ calls produce no replies!
> (despite RBN showing there is good propagation)
> Can I suggest we come up with a weekly DX Activity Night on CW?
> How about a Wednesday?
> 73 Roger G3YRO
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