Topband: VP8STI 160 Meter Path

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Thu Jan 21 08:41:36 EST 2016

Not a peep from them all evening into New Mexico. Frustrating!
Jim w8zr

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> On Jan 21, 2016, at 5:54 AM, Joel Harrison <w5zn at> wrote:
> Tonight on 160 VP8STI had a good signal. Here in Arkansas their signal
> arrived from the NE from around 0115z until around 0200z peaking around 5
> dB above my noise floor. Around 0200z they went "QRX" for a few minutes.
> When they returned their sig was much weaker and finally faded.
> As the evening went on their sig returned around 0330z here and was in and
> out of the noise, still peaking to the NE and somethings shifting E to SE.
> Right About a half hour before their SR the signal peaked to the SE and
> remained their until they faded into the sunrise.
> Best signal level here was 10 dB above my noise floor.
> Just wanted to pass that on for the folks (K9LA, W4ZV, etc) that keep
> track of these paths for us.
> 73 Joel W5ZN
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