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CH 38LSB alive with F2 today!
« on: October 10, 2021, 1831 UTC »
After bring back from the dead, a 1978 RCA SSB Co-Pilot CB, with a new VCO modual, bought from the same UK dude selling FM CB boards, (See the earlier post on that.), I went to bed with it on the 10M Ringo on CH 38LSB. This morning, I woke-up to a flurry of SSB activity from AZ, NM, TX, Mexico, and CA. In the mid-afternoon, WA, OR, N. CA, BC, and Alberta, all banging-in there at +9lbs. Went to 10M on the HF rig, and found no activity. Hmmmmmmmmmmm...
Recently, a co-worker quizzed me on, "What would happen if you were to apply reverse polarity to the Energizer Bunny?". Having no idea, I asked, "What would happen?". The answer is he'd keep coming and coming and coming...

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Re: CH 38LSB alive with F2 today! And, even into the early night!
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2021, 1826 UTC »
Thought twice that 11M was going to die-out, but 1st time, at sunset, S and Mid CA bang in there with a vengeance! Finally, died-out at 9PM EST, or 01:00UTC.  What little activity I did hear on 10M was a very weak QSO on 28.400USB, then an Aussie accent on 28.450USB, commenting about State-side contacts. So, the Aussies may have indeed been in there last night.
Recently, a co-worker quizzed me on, "What would happen if you were to apply reverse polarity to the Energizer Bunny?". Having no idea, I asked, "What would happen?". The answer is he'd keep coming and coming and coming...

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Re: CH 38LSB alive with F2 today!
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2021, 1844 UTC »
After bring back from the dead, a 1978 RCA SSB Co-Pilot CB, with a new VCO modual, bought from the same UK dude selling FM CB boards, (See the earlier post on that.), I went to bed with it on the 10M Ringo on CH 38LSB. This morning, I woke-up to a flurry of SSB activity from AZ, NM, TX, Mexico, and CA. In the mid-afternoon, WA, OR, N. CA, BC, and Alberta, all banging-in there at +9lbs. Went to 10M on the HF rig, and found no activity. Hmmmmmmmmmmm...

I don't understand why 12 Meters isn't active when 27 MHz is?

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Re: CH 38LSB alive with F2 today!
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2021, 1948 UTC »
After bring back from the dead, a 1978 RCA SSB Co-Pilot CB, with a new VCO modual, bought from the same UK dude selling FM CB boards, (See the earlier post on that.), I went to bed with it on the 10M Ringo on CH 38LSB. This morning, I woke-up to a flurry of SSB activity from AZ, NM, TX, Mexico, and CA. In the mid-afternoon, WA, OR, N. CA, BC, and Alberta, all banging-in there at +9lbs. Went to 10M on the HF rig, and found no activity. Hmmmmmmmmmmm...

I don't understand why 12 Meters isn't active when 27 MHz is?

Hardly anyone uses 12 meters  :P
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Re: CH 38LSB alive with F2 today! S. Africa in there!
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2021, 1904 UTC »
Too bad too, 12M has just as many "E" opening as 11M and maybe somewhat more on F2. Anyway, woke up today to a local CB CH 38LSB'er QSO'ing with South Africa. And, I can hear the South African station coming back at 1lb. That was 11AM EST, or 15:00UTC. Shortly afterwards, S. CA opened up State Side.
Recently, a co-worker quizzed me on, "What would happen if you were to apply reverse polarity to the Energizer Bunny?". Having no idea, I asked, "What would happen?". The answer is he'd keep coming and coming and coming...

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Re: CH 38LSB alive with F2 today!
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2021, 1907 UTC »
I actually posted earlier about 12M. I managed to work 5T5PA Mauritania (Africa) on 12 as well as Portugal. Most people tend to forget about 12, but when the MUF is this high, I always check it.

 

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