Hawaii on 160 Meters.....................

Discussion in 'The DX Zone' started by K2WH, Nov 1, 2019.

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  1. K2WH

    K2WH Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Got one of the remaining few on 160, now just Alaska.

    Using FT8 and 80 meter dipole.

    Hawaii on 160 Meters.jpg
     
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  2. W1VT

    W1VT Ham Member QRZ Page

    Yes, he had great signal this morning. He heard me even though my Inverted L was wrapped around around tree branches after a long night of howling winds. The SWR circuitry tripped out before I could complete the contact. Will have to go home and fix that. I still lucky though. Nearly 100,000 CT residents lost power.

    Not much you can do when you have trees moving around in strong winds. I had 1/3 of a maple tree fall on my 20M dipole in 2011. And the power was out for more than a week.
     
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  3. K2WH

    K2WH Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Yeah, Sandy same here no power for a week and I see your call in the image.

    I was amazed my dipole stayed up during Sandy and this same storm you are talking about, it stayed up also.

    The KH6 has no info on QSL'ing.

    Good antenna engineering on my part. :)
     
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  4. KB2FCV

    KB2FCV Ham Member QRZ Page

    AH7C was quite active last year on 160.. great sigs to the east coast and quick LoTW confirms. Congrats on the new one. I too could use Alaska.. I've seen a few decodes on FT8 from Alaska but haven't worked yet.
     
  5. K2WH

    K2WH Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Well, sent the QSL card to his address of record here on QRZ and the card was kicked back as not deliverable.

    The tag the USPO put on the card says "Insufficient Address, Unable to Forward".

    Don't know what else to do but toss the card, the station does not list and email address.

    Too bad.
     
  6. W2VW

    W2VW Ham Member QRZ Page

    He posts here and other amateur forums.

    Perhaps you could start an argument.

    No, wait, send a private message.
     
  7. K2WH

    K2WH Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    How do you send a PM?

    I've never done that here.
     

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