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Author Topic: 11M / 10M weak opening later turned into big 6M opening last night!  (Read 743 times)

Offline ThaDood

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Just before work, I heard CB CH6 rockin', then LSB CH38, where I heard a dude from Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Then, very weak, but heard Ft. Lauderdale again on 10M, 28.400MHz. Then, I had to go to. However, on a COVID-19 Repeater Net, Net Control wanted to wrap-it-up to work GA and FL on 6M, just after 9PM EST. (Figures... I always miss the good stuff.) 
« Last Edit: December 29, 2020, 1825 UTC by ThaDood »
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Re: 11M / 10M weak opening later turned into big 6M opening last night!
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2021, 1743 UTC »
In Florida, 6 meters SSB opens to somewhere almost every day of the week.

That is called Tropospheric Propagation. 

When you get north of the Mason Dixon Line and hear someone on 6 meters, that is called a band opening.

 


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