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Elf36

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11M Activity
« on: October 09, 2021, 1729 UTC »
The band is really up and down this morning. Mostly down. I heard a station out of York,England on 27.385 around 9:00 am local time. Hearing stations her and there on 27.385 and 27.555, but most are quite weak.

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Re: 11M Activity
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2021, 1803 UTC »
1800 UTC 27375 LSB - Good signals from a British Columbia op (first time I have ever heard one I think) in a QSL with a VA op who of course I cannot hear.
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Re: 11M Activity
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2021, 1809 UTC »
I heard a station from Vancouver also, which was a bit of a surprise. Use to hearing from New Brunswick, Moncton, Tor etc. Heard a few stations from California as well. I tend to work EU/UK more than California

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Re: 11M Activity
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2021, 1833 UTC »
10/11 Still not good here. I did jump up to 17M and worked W6TI in California. Special events station. We'll continue to check 11

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Re: 11M Activity
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2021, 1837 UTC »
11 meters does that - I remember during the last solar peak hearing California stations working guys in Hawaii on 27025, 27085 and several frequencies around 27385 LSB.  I worked a bunch of west coast stations with a barefoot Galaxy DX 959 on 27.385 MHz LSB, 27.395 MHz LSB, and the in-between channels freqs like 27.370 MHz LSB and 27.390 MHz.  I remember hearing real powerhouse stations on 27025/27085 (channels 6 and 11 AM) - some with some really nice AM audio....lately, not so much...but there's been more propagation to Latin America, Europe and the Caribbean
U.S. East Coast, various HF/VHF/UHF radios/transceivers/scanners/receivers - land mobile system operator - focus on VHF/UHF and 11m

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Re: 11M Activity
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2021, 1905 UTC »
The band is on fire here, AM signals everywhere from CA / WA / BC. Huge signals.
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Elf36

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Re: 11M Activity
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2021, 1911 UTC »
Yeah for sure. I remember the good old days when you could work 10/11 into the UK/EU and Australia/New Zealand on the daily, even mobile. 10/11 right now is reminded me of 6M. Channel 6 has some big stations for sure. I've run into some of those guys over the years. Most drive Chevy Suburban's with co-phased vertical array's. Multiple alternators to power those huge amps. Most normal folks have their amps behind their seat or near the radio. Those guys need a whole trunk space. I remember when I was a kid listening to 'Shoot outs' on CH6. At the end they would always say 'And I just got down' never understood that it meant they were in park with their foot on the gas making those alternators scream just long enough before something blew up!

Elf36

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Re: 11M Activity
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2021, 1912 UTC »
Hearing WA state and BC as well. No luck with contacts though.

 

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