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10m CONTEST

Discussion in 'General Ham Radio Discussion' started by BJ radionut, Dec 8, 2018.

  1. BJ radionut

    BJ radionut Supporting Member and 6m addict

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    THE BAND IS OPEN! Contest thru Sunday 7:00 pm Sunday EST
    W8PR working SSB 28.497.5
    All the Best
    Gary/W9FNB


     
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  2. BJ radionut

    BJ radionut Supporting Member and 6m addict

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    There were some "Fair" conditions, well after dark...Lot's of CW traffic...but many worked on Phone band near top of Novice/Tech band 28.480-28.500...
    So get in there Op's and try your luck...
    There even was short opening to S. America from Central and Southern US about a hour before Sunset.
    Have some RADIOFUN 73
    Gary/W9FNB

    I will have some OP time from W8PR contest station in Central Ohio...Hope to work Ya'al!:LOL:
     
  3. fogdog

    fogdog Well-Known Member

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    Crickets out this way at my station.
     
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    wavrider W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Dead here in N FL, nothing but static
     
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  5. fogdog

    fogdog Well-Known Member

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    Late afrernoon today I finally made a couple of contacts on 10 meter, Las Vegas NV and San Diego CA. 1st time I've hit the West Coast in 3 years. Extreme East TN to coastal CA. I'm in a tough spot, so its a big deal to me.
    And of course I got a 59 hahaha.
    73
     
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    n8fgb Well-Known Member

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    Worked a few Sat. worked Tn to Fl. Got cussed out by Todd for answering another CQ on his personal "channel". LOL
     
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    Good job !
     
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  8. fogdog

    fogdog Well-Known Member

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    Where does this Todd fellow park?
     
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    camaro1 Well-Known Member

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    28.425 mhz 24/7 lol

    pretty funny that you can google 28.425mhz and his name comes up multiple times
     
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    fogdog Well-Known Member

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    I'm surprised that I haven't heard this fellow. I'll give it a go round. 73
     
  11. BJ radionut

    BJ radionut Supporting Member and 6m addict

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    I operated from W8PR in Ohio...28 hours operational of 36 hours allowed by rules.
    325 contacts/41 states/ S America 41 contacts/plus 2 contacts in New Zealand...
    19 DXCC countries Total (outside of USA) (17 outside N. America)
    Conditions made it tough, but had a fair opening Saturday mid-afternoon.
    Had a Blast
    All the Best
    Gary
     
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