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Ole Sol Pulled the Plug

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10/12/15m propagation had been pretty nice the past few weeks. I worked a lot of DX during the CQWW DX RTTY contest as well as during various idle times over the past few weeks. This past weekend was the California QSO Party, and 10m to California was great [although there wasn’t much of anything heard outside the US this weekend on 10m]. Today the conditions are extremely poor. It’s like a switch was turned off. Bummer. It’s probably all for the better though — I was becoming very spoiled, having been able to work 10m DX daily for a few weeks in a row.

Now it’s time to actually learn some tricks for DXing with a poor antenna system when the sunspots are low.

Written by Mike

October 8th, 2012 at 1:04 pm

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