n3rr at erols.com
Sat Jan 30 16:52:23 EST 2016
Totally different experience here. Condx were fabulous. At the half way point, I have 71 DX stns wkd (non US & non VE), 42 DX countries. EU stns were everywhere and stayed in for several hours. But, so far, nothing wkd further west than KH6.
Looking forward to tonight, now starting right now.
Bill N3RROn Jan 30, 2016 4:28 PM, Tim Shoppa <tshoppa at gmail.com> wrote:
> I felt conditions were "OK" to various parts of Europe throughout the
> night. Yes, things would seem good to one location or another for a few
> minutes, then just evaporate.
> That station from Haiti 4V1TL had huge huge signal probably louder than any
> Florida guy I heard.
> A "new band greenie for me" on 160M was ER4A.
> CW5W had a nice signal but had a hard time hearing - never got further than
> "N3?" with me - and he was often near or under "other DX" (including 4V1TL
> who had a kc cop who was trying to stop me from working CW5W).
> Tim N3QE
> On Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 3:25 PM, Guy Olinger K2AV <k2av.guy at gmail.com>
> > I felt like the SE US was under a propagation blanket. A look at RBN, NA
> > spotted by EU nodes made us notable by our absence, K3ZM the notable
> > exception of course. EU would pop in for a few minutes and then go away. No
> > clue as to the prop mechanics doing that. The on again off again
> > propagation blanket no help copying QRP either.
> > 73, Guy K2AV
> > On Saturday, January 30, 2016, Jim Brown <jim at audiosystemsgroup.com>
> > wrote:
> > > On Sat,1/30/2016 11:19 AM, Guy Olinger K2AV wrote:
> > >
> > >> But let's be clear headed about what QRP lays on the other end and what
> > >> the
> > >> dB realities are.
> > >>
> > >
> > > Like Dave, you have articulated the issues pretty well. BTW -- I called
> > > you several times last night, but prop wasn't very good (I heard a half
> > > dozen NC stations, none of them very loud).
> > >
> > > 73, Jim K9YC
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