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Author Topic: 17M open coast to coast Saturday 4/20/2019.  (Read 1421 times)

Offline ThaDood

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17M open coast to coast Saturday 4/20/2019.
« on: April 21, 2019, 1742 UTC »
             I had a nice QSO from WV, to Palmdale, CA, on 18.150USB aound 20:00UTC. And that was just with the radio barefoot at 75W on the Windom. Albeit, I had to change from the Heil HMM mic to the D-104-M6B to get his attention. Most of the time, signal stayed around S1, but peaks from him went up to S7. So, there might be some hope for these upper HF bands yet. 
I was asked, yet another weird question, of how I would like to be buried, when I finally bite the big one. The answer was actually pretty easy. Face-down, like a certain historical figure in the late 1980's, (I will not mention who, but some of you will get it, and that's enough.) Why??? It would be a buial that will satify everyone: (1) My enemies will say that it will show me where to go. (2) On the same point, I can have my enemies kiss my butt. (3) It will temporarily give someone a place to park a bicycle. See??? A WIN / WIN for everyone.

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Re: 17M open coast to coast Saturday 4/20/2019.
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2019, 1215 UTC »
Good to know. Ive been very busy lately, but did manage to work a station in Panama and One in Belize on 17m the other day.

 

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