Topband: Skywave for LF

K9RT at K9RT at
Wed Feb 22 12:01:05 PST 2012

Also the European broadcasters just below 200 khz are frequently logged in  
the midwest.
In a message dated 2/22/2012 2:26:21 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
73rjkosz at writes:

> 630  meter propagation will be almost entirely groundwave as ionospheric
>  conditions generally do not support skywave (a primary reason for the
>  use of LF and low MF for NDB).
Not true.

As G5VU has already noted,  NDBs are routinely propagated via skywave, 
e.g. IPA in Easter Island has  been frequently heard here (8700 km) after  

UR  RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw?  BK

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