[AMRadio] 10 meters


wb4iuy at teara.org wb4iuy at teara.org
Sun Jun 20 08:41:42 EDT 2010


At 08:27 AM 6/20/2010 -0400, you wrote:
>yep, the Higher bands are open, ten yesteray evening had more beacons than I 
>have ever heard.  But, I have no idea what sort of operation is going on!! 
>heard no AM so went to ssb, worked a fla station  that would not say more 
>than five or six words, then nothing. another w2ggi, was calling cq or qrz, 
>he would come back with w8r??  your 5x9 missed your name and qth, then next 
>exchange would be thanks, qrz!!.   I hope that as more do move up to ten 
>this sillyness will abate.   Yes, I do undestand that some may be new and 
>not  comfortable, so I do try and draw them out with the usual questions, 
>antenna, gear, weather, what are you hearing etc etc.  but it just does not 
>seem to work on ten.  Bernie W8RPW 

Hi Bernie,

Maybe it was just not good into your location, I worked a bunch of folks
yesterday on 10cw, psk, and olivia. Made several contacts on 10 ssb. Called
CQ on 29.0 AM several times but didn't hear anyone. Maybe today, though!

Dave WB4IUY
www.WB4IUY.net



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