Operating Parks on the Air after an X Class Solar Flare!

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by W5KV, Sep 10, 2017.

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  1. W5KV

    W5KV Ham Member QRZ Page

    Join me on my 'best' activation yet!

    Venturing out to LBJ National & State Parks located in Central Texas for the Parks on the Air/WWFF-KFF program.

    Landed 155 SSB QSO's in only a few hours! Amazing! Knowledge about the program is certainly growing!

    HF conditions after the X Flare dissipated were surprisingly good! The bands seemed open everywhere!



    73
    K5ACL
     
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  2. K8CPT

    K8CPT Ham Member QRZ Page

    Fun stuff i have been having a great time as well. Altho today was not the best it was fun.
     
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  3. W5KV

    W5KV Ham Member QRZ Page

    Agree, it got ugly again on the bands...

    I think I was lucky enough to squeeze this in between two solar events. Completely by coincidence.

    73
    Johnny
     
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  4. W6NYA

    W6NYA Ham Member QRZ Page

    We saw the same with the Route 66 event this weekend--horrible conditions after the x flare event and then the bands (20/40) seem to go wide open--congrats on your efforts!

    Jim
    W6NYA
     
  5. W5KV

    W5KV Ham Member QRZ Page

    Thanks Jim, a few Rt. 66 guys actually reached out to me! How cool... Also got about 7 or 8 Ohio State Parks, and about 3 Park to Park on this one!

    73
     
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  6. W6ERM

    W6ERM XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Very cool .... :D
     
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  7. W3AAX

    W3AAX Ham Member QRZ Page

    Very nice OM - please keep up the outstanding work 73 W3AAX
     
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