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Online Elf36

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12M DX
« on: October 17, 2021, 1831 UTC »
Took a break from 10/11 meters and checked 12M, worked 5T5PA Mauritania (Africa) @18:27 on 24.955 Mhz
100 watts into a low dipole.
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Re: 12M DX
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2021, 2223 UTC »
Rarely have I heard much of anything on 12m in recent years, but there was actual activity today. CW, FT8, PSK, and even a few SSB operators.
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Re: 12M DX
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2021, 2228 UTC »
Good deal. Definitely not my go-to band, but I have worked some DX on 12 over the years. I actually worked the Galápagos Islands on CW about 14 years ago. Like I said if things are good on 10M, it's worth a check.
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