Re: PRELIM FYBO WX

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From: Steve/n0tu (n0tu@codenet.net)
Date: Fri Feb 01 2002 - 14:21:27 CST


Sounds good to me,

....CU all on 40/20/15 sorry no 10m rig here! John/N0HJ and I will probably
be on tonite testing antennas etc. Excuse the fist as it'll be
sleepingbag/portable while trying to say warm! Looks like super wx!!
SUNSHINE and highs in the upper 30s lows in the single digits. But note I
said sunshine. <g> WoooHooo! FYBO or bust come on and join the FUN from a
warm shack, patio. or snow bank! CU on the AIR!!

Rigs 20/40 SSTs, HB 20/40SSTs MS-15, DK9SQ mast, trees and CFZs
QTH: Mt. Herman, Colorado ASL 9064'

~ Steve/n0tu ~

----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Harden, NA5N" <na5n@rt66.com>
To: "Low Power Amateur Radio Discussion" <qrp-l@Lehigh.EDU>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 8:42 AM
Subject: Re: PRELIM FYBO WX

>
> On Fri, 1 Feb 2002, John A. Evans - N0HJ wrote:
> > Refresh my rule memory please, but I seem to recall in previous years
> > that one could use the lowest temp during their window of operation for
> > FYBO. Is that still the case??? I suspect I will take a sample at the
> > start and use that temp for the remainder of the event, assuming my
> > interpretation is correct.
>
> It is my understanding, and how I've done it in past several years, is
> to have a thermometer at the operating position, and I send the
> CURRENT temperature as my exchange ... which will obviously change
> throughout the day. However, the coldest temperature you experienced
> is the one used for the scoring. It's kinda fun working guys on
> different bands throughout the day and watch their temps change -
> especially when you work them on 40M in the last hour and temps are
> dropping fast after sundown.
>
>
> 72, Paul NA5N
>
>

~ Steve/n0tu ~


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