[AMRadio] 40M Phone?

manualman at juno.com manualman at juno.com
Sat Aug 7 21:07:13 EDT 2010

I had eight different contacts on 40 SSB today starting roughly around
6:30 PM EDT to roughly about 8:30 PM EDT.  Sun is just starting to slide
down on the west coast during this time period. All contacts were made
below 7200 KHz. From NJ, close in contact was PA, the rest out to TX, IA,
MI, and several in between. Signals received averaged from S5 to about
S9. Was running the Flex 5000 barefoot, roughly 100 into the inverted

Pete, wa2cwa

On Sat, 7 Aug 2010 17:49:48 -0700 "Bob Macklin" <macklinbob at msn.com>
> I am not glad they are dead for you also, but I am glad that me and 
> the 
> couple of people I know here are not alone in this.
> I don't understand why the West Coast is dead but not the East 
> Coast. Maybe 
> the cable TV on the East Coast is worse then what we have here on 
> the West 
> Coast.
> Bob Macklin
> Seattle, Wa.
> "Real Radios Glow In The Dark"
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "mparkinson1" <mparkinson1 at socal.rr.com>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Saturday, August 07, 2010 4:44 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 40M Phone?
> > The bands are dead here on the west coast of California USA.
> > Nothing heard on 20 and 40 meters.
> > Matt Parkinson Military Equipment & R 390A Depot Center

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