[AMRadio] 7160

Peter A Markavage manualman at juno.com
Fri Apr 3 23:43:19 EDT 2009

If everyone also logged into SKYPE via the Internet, then you could then
hear what the stations were saying that weren't in your skip zone. When a
station transmitted, they would also key up the SKYPE connection.
Listening to dead air is not my idea of fun. When I listened earlier this
evening, out of the 6 or 8 stations in one roundtable, I could only hear
3 above the noise. I kept tuning off a few KC's to listen to the DX
rolling in when I couldn't hear anyone above the noise. Later, I rolled
up the band and worked a bunch of European's on SSB with the National

Pete, wa2cwa

On Fri, 3 Apr 2009 22:58:06 -0400 "Todd, KA1KAQ" <ka1kaq at gmail.com>
> Heard you running SSB on 7165 Bernie, working a K4 station. You guys
> were 5 kcs up, an OS5 station was 2-3 kcs down, made for some
> congested conditions at times, but that's 40. You never know who's
> hearing who. The band is in fine shape tonight, but it's reached 
> that
> point where A hears C but not B, and D hears everyone but no one 
> hears
> D. The 'multiple QSO' theory sounds nice, but no one wants to miss
> whatever is happening on the 'main' frequency, so it'll take some
> time. There had to be 10-15 stations in there earlier.
> ~ Todd,  KA1KAQ/4

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