Topband: frustration

Bill Tippett btippett at
Mon Oct 29 07:48:32 EST 2007


 >I called and called two S9 plus Caribbean stations, and they did not
even say QRZ(?).

 >Then heard HC8N and one call no problem.  I cannot figure out why stations
thousands of miles away can hear me with no trouble, and ones 'in my back
yard cannot.

         Hurricane QRN in the Caribbean and none around HC8...see below:

Also temporary Caribbean expeditions often omit good RX antennas
but HC8N uses Beverages that I installed in 1999.

                                 73,  Bill  W4ZV

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