[AMRadio] Friday Night AM operation Long


Bill Connelly w3mj at ptd.net
Sat Mar 19 19:29:10 EST 2005


Jim,

Try using 2500 watts into an 80 meter yagi. It seems that they have their 
gain turned way down so they can understand each other,  But then why would 
you want log onto that round table?


Bill, W3MJ



At 05:54 PM 3/19/2005 -0600, you wrote:
>Jim:
>
>I think you need a pair of BC-610's in Push Pull.
>
>Good Luck.  K0NG
>
>
>Quoting "James M. Walker" <chejmw at acsu.buffalo.edu>:
>
> > Greetings,
> > I have a question, about 80 meter night-time operation. Specifically on
> > this evening, as it seems there is a ducting effect or some such
> > condition
> > happening in the way of propagation. I have noticed it happens only on
> > friday evenings and apparently only to my signal.
> >
> > Example I repeatedly try to get into the on going QSO on 3880, but I
> > can't
> > seems that no one is apparently able to hear my signal, when I am on
> > this
> > frequency. In an attempt to check my equipment, I switched to LSB moved
> > down
> > to 3875 Khz and called some folks that I heard there, and got a good
> > report
> > and a welcome to the group. A couple of checks showed that yes my
> > antenna
> > is working, and yes I am getting out to the North and the East and no
> > there doesn't seem to be anything wrong with my signal.
> >
> > So why is it so difficult to get into the "Round Table" for lack of a
> > better term on 3880. I hear signals from people I recognize but I don't
> > get heard on that one particular frequency. Strange, indeed.
> >
> > If I wait until propagation changes, I can work into the south.
> >
> > I mean what is with that frequency?
> >
> > Just wondering! Thanks for the read!
> > Jim
> > WB2FCN
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