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Author Topic: 6M Band opening  (Read 837 times)

Elf36

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6M Band opening
« on: May 07, 2022, 1914 UTC »
I just checked 6M and to my surprise, there were a bunch of signals. Just worked N8RS in Michigan from Central Florida with a 5/7 both ways. It's been quite a while since I worked a station that far away on 6M. 50.128 19:14.
« Last Edit: May 07, 2022, 2202 UTC by Elf36 »

Offline Polar Bear

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Re: 6M Band opening
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2022, 1708 UTC »
Well, it sounds like you are a new ham or inexperienced.

If you live in Florida, you can have almost every day band openings.

But if you lived in Michigan, it might be a once in a year event.

I have not seen any real band openings this year, but i have worked some out of state stuff - most recently a person in Wyoming, but the E cloud moved before we got much beyond the exchange of our call signs and signal reports.

A real band opening, you can work 60 - 120 stations a hour on nothing but a dipole antenna.

 

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