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Offline ff

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25.860 Anyone?
« on: March 16, 2014, 2157 UTC »
A mighty 5 watts into a vertical dipole with an old show from an old dog...
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Re: 25.860 Anyone?
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2014, 2205 UTC »
I think I have a faint carrier, but that is all. Not enough for propagation between there and here, not AM anyway.
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Re: 25.860 Anyone?
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2014, 2210 UTC »
2210z Nil in NH
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Re: 25.860 Anyone?
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2014, 2218 UTC »
Thanks for looking guys but methinks you two are both to close for a 11 meter circuit from upstate NY.  I'll be on for awhile.  Hopefully some Midwest / West coasters can try for it.  Power here is about 5 and a half watts carrier with a modulator capable of 100% mod.  So I figure it to be about 20 watts PEP.  This is the little dude I've been running all winter but now that antenna weather is here I'll be going elsewhere for awhile.  I just wanted to try an announced transmission before yanking the antenna down.  Thanks again... 73!
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Re: 25.860 Anyone?
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2014, 2254 UTC »
2 visible weak carriers noted a while ago, but no audio noted.

Tried again at 2255, nothing there, but I don't know if you're still on.
« Last Edit: March 16, 2014, 2256 UTC by jFarley »
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Re: 25.860 Anyone?
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2014, 2310 UTC »
Tried again at 2255, nothing there, but I don't know if you're still on.

Hi Joe.  Still on at 2310...

Off at 2345.  Thanks everyone for looking.  11 meters is funny.  When its open wide you can get across the country on milliwatts.  The problem is to catch it when its open.  Except for a small handful of SWLs I've had no other response up there all this winter.  I did better last winter on 17430 with similar power levels.  The 26 MHz antenna is officially being pulled down now.  Look for the WAZU elsewhere... 73!
« Last Edit: March 16, 2014, 2352 UTC by ff »
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Re: 25.860 Anyone?
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2014, 1956 UTC »
I tried listening for your transmission, props were north south here, Mexico booming in 5kcs up from you.  ::)