Topband: Strange propagation

Herbert Schoenbohm herbert.schoenbohm at
Thu Jan 14 20:34:04 EST 2016

Well so much for the ARRL card checkers as unless the checker here in a 
U.S. Territory  has a DXCC on 160 they will not accredit him/her and I 
must send the cards for 160 meter (just 160 meters) via the post 
office.  Another one of the ARRL's inconsistent policies that makes no 

Herb Schoenbohm, KV4FZ

On 1/14/2016 9:19 PM, Kris Mraz wrote:
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> Which brings to mind another issue: 160m card checkers will disallow a
> card if the
> DX QSO occurred in the middle of the day since the path would be impossible.
> Can't make that assumption, anymore.
> Kris N5KM
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry <pacer99 at>
> To: barry.n1eu <barry.n1eu at>
> Sent: Thu, Jan 14, 2016 10:22 pm
> Subject: Re: Topband: Strange propagation
> More than once I have worked some Ukraine station in the 160 meter
> contest at S9 plus when it is broad daylight in UB5. Obviously they
> are operating a remote station. Guess I need to log them, Ha.
> The kicker is when i receive a QSL card direct and they expect a return.
> Yes I understand the need to integrate modern technology into ham
> radio. Remote stations,
> remote receiving locations etc. My opinion is that if you cant operate
> from your physical location for what ever the reason then try another
> hobby.
> Happy new year!
> Larry
> N7DD
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