Re: short vs. long path

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From: Rick Hadley (r.hadley@www.mebbs.com)
Date: Sat Jun 21 1997 - 12:58:05 EDT


At 10:42 PM 6/20/97 -0700, Alan Kaul wrote:
> Of course, LP DX work often requires
>QRO power (although back at the sunspot peak in 78-81, I know a lot of
>people who worked Europe on 10M with 5W to converted CB radios!
>
>It can be done!!
>

Shoot, on 10M at the peak of the sunspot cycle you can work almost ANYWHERE
with almost anything. Running an HTX100 & a converted CB mag-mount, I used
to work Russians on SSB while driving to work in the morning, and I even
snagged Jim Smith, VK9NS on Norfolk Island one afternoon. 'Think I managed
about 30 countries on one 4-day vacation trip without evening trying very hard.
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Richard W. (Rick) Hadley
W0FG - Life Member ARRL
QRP-L #1019
r.hadley@www.mebbs.com
The Solutions Store, Ltd.
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