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Solar Storm Coming

Discussion in 'General Announcements' started by KM4DYX, Sep 6, 2017.

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  1. N6OIL

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    My first thought was dang it I got hit by lightning since I was out of town and didn't disco my antennas. But a quick push of the tune button said everything is good. Looked at the solar weather report and bingo we are in a black out, even most of the JT signals are nill. So much for checking in on the Kenwood net today, I guess I'll go back back to watching Irma.
  2. KK6NCU

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    Wow! Just got home from Saratoga ham fest, turned on HF - NOTHING! Came to here to confirm I'm not the only one. Won a Gigaparts hat in door prize drawing, so that's good. Heard a vhf contester on 146.55 on the ride home, maybe I'll give that a look. Cheers!
  3. W5JPT

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    The bad part is that it is also affecting the hurricane nets. I was listening to one of them on 20m and......bam. Gone.
  4. KK5JY

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    Make sure to always disco your antennas... ;) :cool:
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  5. W5JPT

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    20m is slowly rising from the grave in NA.
  6. WO1X

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    Reminds me of my first radio and antenna setup, a Yaesu FT757 to a vertical mounted on the house roof... I earned worked all neighbors with the TV and Telephone endorsements.... I also enjoyed the CW side tone set off by every smoke alarm in my house.
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  7. W4JFA

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    "I don't care who y'are, that's funny right there"!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
  8. KC1AOB

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