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Northstar's hot August 36LSB Contest.

Discussion in 'WDX Club Contest Information' started by NorthStar, Aug 2, 2021.

  1. NorthStar

    NorthStar Administrator

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    Dead here.


     
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  2. ForestRunner98

    ForestRunner98 917 SoCal

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    As a door nail!!
     
  3. AudioShockwav

    AudioShockwav Extraterrestrial Admin
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    Getting on top of the hill is best, but not always possible.
    If talking local I go to a spot that covers the area I want to talk to.
    Have a look at this site, might give you some options.

    http://www.nearbymountains.com/CA/Pasadena

    73
    Jeff
     
  4. AudioShockwav

    AudioShockwav Extraterrestrial Admin
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    Same here, band is closed.

    73
    Jeff
     
  5. ForestRunner98

    ForestRunner98 917 SoCal

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    Thanks for the link Audio Shock!

    Sooooooo.....anybody have any luck?
     
  6. AudioShockwav

    AudioShockwav Extraterrestrial Admin
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    Been closed here all day, just no conditions.


    73
    Jeff
     
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  7. NorthStar

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    Let's try again another weekend here soon.
     
  8. ForestRunner98

    ForestRunner98 917 SoCal

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    I am down for that!!!
     
  9. Shadetree Mechanic

    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    We should make it a weekend that the DX is already turned on. It seems that just picking a weekend and then turning on the DX can be problematic.

    :whistle:
     
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  10. Eldorado828

    Eldorado828 8-2-8 in the Lonestar State

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    Nothing at all throughout the whole weekend here.... Conditions just aren't right.

    About 2 months ago this could have gone pretty well from my location
     
  11. crappykraco

    crappykraco W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Radio is dead here in the northeast corner too.
     
  12. The20poundhammer

    The20poundhammer Sr. Member

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    Usually for the past few years by the middle of August the DX starts falling off here on 11 meters. You never know when it's going to roll in after that. May and June and July its about a daily thing.
     
  13. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    Nothing here are all. You are right t20ph about conditions.
     
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  14. freecell

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    realtime hf propagation prediction
    https://duckduckgo.com/?q=hf+propagation+prediction&t=h_&ia=web

    high levels of solar x-ray activity are ionizing the d-layer causing attenuation and absorption of hf signals and preventing them from reaching the f1 and f2 layers necessary for long distance hf propagation. this has been taking place prior to the contest and is ongoing. currently, no estimated recovery time has been established.
     
    #44 freecell, Aug 19, 2021
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  15. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    I knew that.
     

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