Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by KB7TBT, May 19, 2020.
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"Come get certified at Miller University ..."
But sorry atill no sun spots, maybe Es
2020 is just as bad as 2019!!!!
speaking the truth. its to bad
boring propagation....exciting episodes of " law & order, svu ".
God's punishment for doing away with the code requirement.
at least the far east has been coming in on 40,30 and 20 meters in the mornings here in Vermont. That hasn't happened in a couple of years. There seems to be a little more dx on on those bands lately than there was in the past couple years. Maybe this is an indication of the next cycle? Worked my first JAPAN contact in 3 years last Saturday 5/16/20.
I don't get much in the way of Europe but I get at least a dozen Far East/Asia/Russia contacts daily
i only play radios at night
Maybe E-skip is right! The Magic Band of 50 MHz has been hoppin' quite well lately.
Late this afternoon from west central Gulf coast FL a QSO was made with JA (7297.3 mi) on FT8 running 80w (IC-7300) to a sloping thin dipole wire, high end at 30ft, fed with 150ft of lossy old badly spliced RG-8X. I hate to think what the EIRP was ...
Dr. Skov WX6SWW ought to put some effort into understanding, explaining and even prediciting Sporadic E layer propagation. Never heard her even mention it.