Re: BUBBA: Polar Cap Absorption a big factor + 40 meter comments

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From: Russ Dow (n7dw@earthlink.net)
Date: Sat Aug 24 2002 - 16:00:15 CDT


Hey Jim,

A few minutes ago on 14.061 you peaked at a solid 559 here
near Tacoma, WA, while working Jack WA7LNW in Utah. Lots of
QSB, but nice sigs on peaks, both of you! I'm not
operating, just monitoring on an indoor dipole while
puttering around in the house.

73,
Russ N7DW

Jim Larsen - AL7FS wrote:
>
> Greetings from Alaska via internet,
>
> Internet is the only way we will communicate today. There is not one
> signal in the QRP section of 20 meters. I didn't even check 15 meters.
>
> On the plus side, I have started to listen more on 40 meters and last night
> K6III was in QSO with a Mexican station and both were solid copy up here. I
> also heard a W9 calling CQ but he couldn't hear me. A friend modeled a
> Moxon for 40 meters for me that I believe will give me up to 6 dB in fairly
> useful elevations. That could be even more fun.
>
> See you folks later...
>
> 73, Jim
> --
> Jim Larsen, AL7FS, Anchorage, Alaska
> (BP51cc) - 61.101 North, 149.824 West
> ex-WA0LPK AK-QRP#003 SOC#003 10-X-#12094
> mailto:al7fs@arrl.net - http://www.qsl.net/al7fs/


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