Topband: VP8ORK

Wayne Rogers n1wr at
Sun Jan 30 11:02:29 PST 2011

I'm not familiar with north/south propogation on topband.  What are the best 
times for working South Orkney from the east coast US?

Thanks,  Wayne N1WR

From: "Tree" <tree at>
Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2011 1:49 PM
To: <topband at>
Subject: Topband: VP8ORK

> All -
> The operation of VP8ORK on 160 meters has been pretty limited thus far.  I
> think the contest scared them off.
> They did appear for awhile around 0500Z the first night of the contest and
> made a number of QSOs with Europe and NA.  They had a pretty good signal
> and seemed to be hearing okay.
> I would imagine they will be pretty easy to work starting tonight after 
> the
> contest.
> We were worried that the operation Saturday AM was a bootlegger as the 
> QSOs
> did not appear during the log update later in the day.  However, they have
> showed up now in the recent update - so it was them.
> Good luck to all of those who need it for a new one.
> 73 Tree N6TR
> _______________________________________________
> UR RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw? BK 

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