Topband: JA's this morning on 160
daraymond at iowatelecom.net
Mon Jan 5 17:53:48 EST 2015
Herb. . .I got on this morning after you had gone QRT. I did CQ but no JAs
went into the log. JH7PFD was on chat but said I was just detectable. From
here, it was another ISSIB day. . . most every day this season with the
exception of two or three have been that way.
73. . .Dave, W0FLS
----- Original Message -----
From: "Herbert Schoenbohm" <herbs at vitelcom.net>
To: "GeorgeWallner" <aa7jv at atlanticbb.net>; "TopBand List"
<topband at contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, January 05, 2015 4:26 PM
Subject: Topband: JA's this morning on 160
> George, I worked nine of JA'a this morning on 160. I could only hear
> them via SW skewed path over ZL/VK and they could only hear me via SE as
> well. Nobody on the mainland including Jeff VY2ZM with his super setup
> heard a thing nor did they hear him nor anybody else from the East Coast..
> Signals from some JA's were 569 and one JH4AAG was a true 579. The first
> JA JA3ONB was worked at 0949Z and the last one was JA4LKB at 10:31Z. I
> had some problems with one of my SW Reversible Beverages at times or I
> could have possibly worked more. This has been repaired and I will try in
> the morning and see if the path repeats itself. I hope you are lucky and
> this path to be open for you to JA from KP1. Nothing here has ever
> compared to JA then this SW Skewed path were signals are so strong. It is
> a short opening so be prepared for it.
> I will keep you informed on how it plays over the next few days.
> Herb Schoenbohm, KV4FZ
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