[CQ-Contest] No more JAs
daleputnam at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 28 18:59:29 EST 2007
Or would it be helpful to relate the ARRL10 mtr test from early 90s that I ran JAs with an average 2 a minute for over 12 hours.??--... ...-- Dale - WC7S in Wy
> From: n5ot at n5ot.com> To: cq-contest at contesting.com> Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 06:21:26 -0500> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] No more JAs> > > Or, maybe it propagation being So poor?> > Naw - that would just make the 40m total go through the roof. This has been > an issue for a lot longer than half a sunspot cycle. Us OTs can't just wow > you with charts and graphs like is normal today - because none of us (?) > have our logs from the 70s in ASCII for computer analysis (or do we?). Does > anyone have a good audio recording of a USA west coast station running JAs > on 15m from the 70s? That would make the point I think.> > I think of it like this: when I have operated CQWW from HC8, when the JAs > start calling in, that is the closest you can get to what running JAs from a > west-coast multi-multi USED to be like. I'll see if I have an old Galapagos > tape around here. If you've never heard it, you won't believe it.> > Martin's theory would be easy to test: sponsor some really attractive awards > for Japanese competitors and publicize them in Japan. If the activity comes > back then his theory is correct. If it does not then lack of awards is not > the issue.> > Mark, N5OT > > _______________________________________________> CQ-Contest mailing list> CQ-Contest at contesting.com> http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/cq-contest
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