Topband: ARRL DXCC - 160 Meters & Daytime 40-meter DX
Lloyd - N9LB
lloydberg at charter.net
Tue Nov 20 15:26:22 EST 2018
I'm hearing the following DX on 40m between 1 and 2 PM CST, November 20th.
Dipole antenna at 60' running E-W, obviously hearing well over the North Pole.
EA5XC, HA1RB, CO2VK, EA4GJP, ON1AEY, EA1IMP, DF8KI, PD2HAB, EA4GJP, I0WBX, DJ0FX, CU8FN, EB1BVP, EA4AQQ, SP6IXF, PC5W, TF1A, OK1ZVP, IK1BQD, R6JY, JH1AJT, F4EMG, ON3AD, SP6IXF, DL2VPO, A45XR, F5ADE, SV2AEL, JH1AJT, IK1BQD, I0OSI, UR5RGS, VK7BBB, YO9HP, SP5EAF, 5T2AI, and all of Canada.
Lloyd - N9LB in snowy and cold Wisconsin.
From: Topband [mailto:topband-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Wes Stewart
Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 1:56 PM
To: topband at contesting.com
Subject: Re: Topband: ARRL DXCC - 160 Meters
One of our SADXA members just wrote a paper about the possibility of daytime 40-meter DX during mid-December.
But on this subject I would like to know who made the ONE 160-meter SSB QSO with VP6D.
On 11/20/2018 11:57 AM, Clive GM3POI wrote:
> JC I think you have to be careful about saying this daytime or that
> qso could not have happened. "It entirely depends where the station is located."
> An example, I have a QSL with three QSOS between me and a JD1 station
> all within about 15 mins of each other, on different dates and centred
> on midday here on 40m. Stations in Northerly location will have a
> high degree of probability for midwinter daytime DX contacts. They
> will at other parts of the cycle, have a similar type of opening to
> the Pacific either side of mid night on the higher HF bands.
> I agree the OK stuff stinks and considering the previous qsl printing
> that went on, you cannot believe any of the data for certain.
> 73 Clive GM3POI
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