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11 meter is very quiet?

Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by Tweetybird, Sep 8, 2019.

  1. Rwb

    Rwb Sr. Member

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    at 6 30 pm i got in my recliner n flipped the 99v on. 10 pounds of screaming bs . i shut er off


     

  2. lonestarbandit

    lonestarbandit 4-2-9 Central TX

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    I have absolute nothing in Central Texas across the band.
     
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  3. ForestRunner98

    ForestRunner98 917 SoCal

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    Sounds like my area!
     
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  4. wjm1129

    wjm1129 Active Member

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    Quiet in SW Indiana too.
     
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  5. Justme

    Justme Sr. Member

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    All week we had sporadic E on 10/11.
    Workeda UK station that was on teneriffe from the Netherlands on the FT847 Collins filters running bog standard 100 watts on 11, 5/9 no problems, most my qso's were on 10.
    Just twirled over 11 when i heard him and nobody came back.
    Mostly i listen in on 11, qso's on 10, but hey why not have some fun?
     
  6. 455monte

    455monte Active Member

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    Made a contact with central america
    Costa rica luis 69. Nice conversation!
    Pretty cool to talk that far away for a rookie dx guy like me!
     
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  7. Crawdad

    Crawdad Down in the mud invasive species

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    I talked to Luis last week. Hearing him a hair above my noise floor right now. 69CA001 is his call.

    73
     
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  8. groundwire

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    Listening to 38lsb right now, omg so ridiculous. Its EXACTLY like am. Everyone just says cqdx, waving the hand, qrt. No qsy for a qso. Just hey sounding loud over here waving the hand im qrt. Hahaha, thats am shit right there. So next time you sidebanders say the am guys are dumb, just listen to 38. Its the same damn thing. I miss .415 - .555 usb, those were the days. Quiet up there now
     
  9. Crawdad

    Crawdad Down in the mud invasive species

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    .385 does get stupid, but not all of us dumb sidebanders park on .385. Plenty of other places to go..............
     
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  10. ForestRunner98

    ForestRunner98 917 SoCal

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    I dunno I say CQ DX...never had anybody(HAMS) talk down to me. I like to think that 38lsb is a little CB and a little HAM. There are a bunch of hammies and they are waiving. Keeping it informal. Just no bye bye bye please!! LOL
     
  11. groundwire

    groundwire Sr. Member

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    Dont get me wrong, im not ripping on sidebanders, its my mode of choice as well. Just listening today got me to thinking about a thread on here that was all about how am is dumb and am operators sound stupid the way they talk and i was like wait a minute, this is the exact same thing just with some over used q codes added.
     
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  12. YardDog

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    It's sad that 11m radio is forever associated with low IQ and education. It's changed over the years, but we still have the more power is better and cb rap/crap crowd. Those 40 channels have had access to SSB for decades and it stands to reason that the above mentioned will use them. SSB is not exclusive to amateur radio only.
    It's also sad that the amateur radio crowd is associated with better than thou snobs. Not all are that way, but it took more than one or two to earn the rep. I'm on the fence on getting licensed. I got a local elmer that got his first ticket over 40 years ago, and still loves 11m. If more guys were like him, I would have been on the amateur bands decades ago. He teaches me yet treats me as an equal. Both 11m and amateur set the example that can encourage or drive off younger operators, and I rarely hear a young operator on any frequency. Me calling ham a bunch of stuck up snobs is no better or worse than a ham saying 11m is a bunch of dumb hillbillies. It serves no purpose other than personal gratification. Everyone's shit stinks.
    Damn, I just set a record for my longest post.
     
  13. S&W357

    S&W357 $upporting Member N.C. WDX-556

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    Several threads have been locked because of CB versus HAM banter.

    I would hate to see this 282 page thread locked. o_O
     
  14. YardDog

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    Myself as well, just felt inclined to reply to a particular post. Let that chit die and lets carry on with positive 11m input.
     
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  15. ForestRunner98

    ForestRunner98 917 SoCal

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    So to get back into topic....nothing going on this evening either. It has to pick up. A month ago it was rip roaring!! Tomorrow is another day!!
     
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