[VHFcontesting] Leonids Meteor Shower

Eugene Zimmerman ezimmerm at erols.com
Wed Nov 18 07:47:08 PST 2009


I would like a few reports on the Leonids meteor shower yesterday. Was it
really a storm - those who saw it around the year 2000 remember how good it
was. For one period of about an hour it sounded like 2 meter Es.
 
Since almost all meteor contacts are now made by FSK441, you will have to
judge if it was significantly better than random. The software is so
powerful that contacts can be made - and often easily made - on nothing more
than random meteors.
 
I am most interested in the more difficult 2 meter reports and particularly
in ANY reports of 222 [or 432] meteor contacts.
 
TIA
 
73  Gene  W3ZZ
World Above 50 MHz
FM19jd  MD
50 => 10 GHz
Grid Pirates Contest Group K8GP
Member, CQWW Contest Advisory Group



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