TopBand: ARRL 160 Contest
Mon, 8 Dec 1997 08:59:38 -0700
> The phenomenon of East Coast stations not hearing the West Coast at
> our sunset apparently didn't exist Friday afternoon here. VE3EJ
> with a good signal at 2302 UTC. When he came back to my first call, I
> was amazed. This was an hour and 40 minutes before my local sunset at
> 0042 UTC. It was followed by a slew of others (W3s, 4s, 8s and 9s)
> of the Mississippi River, all easily worked.
I had a similar experience from Colorado. Saturday afternoon the band
was alive and I was able to work about 70 stations before sunset. Only
worked one DX station P40P who had a nice signal and very little takers.
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