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11m skip

Discussion in 'Interesting DX Contacts' started by Bandit1, Jun 15, 2019.

  1. Bandit1

    Bandit1 Active Member

    May 3, 2019
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    Ya ik 11m is not ham
    But I made a contact with some guy
    In Panama City Beach from Alabama
    Bearcat some one
    Neway he heard me for a min then gone
    First DX on my Cobra 29

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  2. Slowmover

    Slowmover Sr. Member

    Feb 17, 2015
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    Depending where I am in the country, the hours clustered around sunset can overwhelm my rig with skip. Crackhead Beach, FL or (my favorite) the girls at Exit 87 BBQ in Jackson, TN.

    Am still stuck with a poor antenna mount location on this Peterbilt, but changing to a TOP GUN TEC stud, WILSON SS spring and 5’ SKIPSHOOTER gets me about 4” above the trailer. I can hear fairly well (thank you, West Mountain Radio).

    But the only ones I can genuinely irritate are close by. Durn!

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  3. Highway Man

    Highway Man Active Member

    May 18, 2019
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    the BBQ hut was running a Galaxy 99
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  4. Shadetree Mechanic

    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

    Oct 23, 2017
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    Catching a little hurricane skip on most channels. I just can't seem to get out in my mobile.
  5. fogdog

    fogdog Well-Known Member

    Aug 29, 2013
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    East Tennessee been dead over here for weeks. Got my son all outfitted with a new radio, and had a few good QSO's, while he drove home for work, and now its dead. Thats conditions for ya.:(

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