Topband: Last news for 3C6A

john w8wej at
Fri Feb 24 15:39:00 PST 2012

"lets just use our ears <    AND BRAINS >  and see what we can work"
I also agree with Herb,,,   any opportunity  would be a good one --- for 
sure they will work some one some where--at any given time
none of us are "owed" anything
dx is
73 john w8wej

On 2/24/2012 11:14 PM, jeremy maris wrote:
> Agreed. And speaking as someone in the UK with a nice South Beverage I'd be pleased to work them. As would many others in Europe and Asia, no doubt. There' a whole world outside of the USA!
> As to contests, I heard many stations in the ARRL DX CW that I wanted to work (Belize, British Honduras etc)  but  they were of course working USA only and far too busy to want  Eu QSO.  So I'll listen at other times.
> Let's just use our ears  and see what we can work.
> Jeremy G3XDK/G4AQG
> On 24 Feb 2012, at 19:58, Herb Schoenbohm wrote:
>> You guys are a bunch of an even an hour on 160 at 2300
>> would have been good for openers with a another shot after the contest.
>> Now you have forced by public pressure a possible new country to remain
>> off the band for a later date and wow...isn't that wonderful after a
>> weekend of non-stop contesting many of us will be in excellent shape to
>> spend another night after the contest ends to try and break the EU wall
>> of callers!  Would it not be better to try a least for an hour at our
>> local sunset?  Tropical static and poor conditions could spoil
>> everything after March 5th and you will never know what might have been.
>> Thank you so much!.......The big guns rule on TB in more ways then just
>> having just big signals and huge stations..... they can keep a new one
>> off the air because it may not be convenient to their schedule.  I would
>> rather have the big guns up in the phone bands working the contest and
>> the those who know 160 would have avoided the 3C0E frequency or choose
>> to work some CW.
>> Herb Schoenbohm, KV4FZ
>> On 2/24/2012 3:35 PM, Josep Torres wrote:
>>> OK, talked to Elmo later to let him know about the ARRL DX SSB Contest and he agreed that operation from 3C0E on 160m will start after the contest, say on march 5th. But let's see how things are..
>>> No 160 operation expected from 3C6A...
>>> As TX antenna they have 18m vertical, and beverages for RX..
>>> 73,
>>> Josep
>>> EA6BF
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