Topband: 160m DX Activity Night
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w5zn at w5zn.org
Tue Jan 30 18:45:06 EST 2018
I like the concept however I am usually traveling on business Tuesday-Thursday and won’t normally be able to participate.
I like the idea though!
73 Joel W5ZN
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> On Jan 30, 2018, at 6:42 PM, Roger Kennedy <roger at wessexproductions.co.uk> wrote:
> Well I've had a few replies saying this is a good idea . . .
> However, it won't work unless LOTS of people like the idea, and plan to come
> Last night the band was really open again (got some ridiculously strong
> reports from US RBN stations)
> But I only had a couple of actual QSOs, despite calling CQ DX for about an
> So come on guys . . . how about an activity night on 160m?
> I'm suggesting a Wednesday, but we can go with the consensus.
> Roger G3YRO
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Shoppa [mailto:tshoppa at gmail.com]
> Sent: 29 January 2018 19:28
> To: Roger Kennedy
> Cc: topband at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: Topband: 160m DX Activity Night
> Wednesday evening into Thursday morning works for me. Roger, there is
> already a 0300Z CWops session the same night which makes this a good choice,
> you will see a big spike up in NA 160M activity 0350z-0400z and if I see I'm
> being heard in EU by reversebeacon I will stick around on 160M afterward
> through EU sunrise.
> Tim N3QE
>> On Jan 29, 2018, at 2:04 PM, Roger Kennedy <roger at wessexproductions.co.uk>
>> 160m has often been open from Europe right across America over the
>> past few weeks . . .
>> Some nights there are LOTS of NA stations on the band . . . other
>> times it's very quiet, and endless CQ calls produce no replies!
>> (despite RBN showing there is good propagation)
>> Can I suggest we come up with a weekly DX Activity Night on CW?
>> How about a Wednesday?
>> 73 Roger G3YRO
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