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Band Watch => 15 Meters => Topic started by: W7NGA on May 13, 2016, 12:20:56 PM

Title: 15-meters ... DEAD
Post by: W7NGA on May 13, 2016, 12:20:56 PM
I'm really disappointed. Managed to talk my wife into helping me move the Collins 32V3 to the bench. Wired it up for 15-meters, and ... nothing heard.
It's been two weeks now without a whimper of a signal. I do hear the W1AW code bulletins .. but nothing else.

Sad .. I had to put up a 75-meter dipole and start talking about my cat and last colonoscopy.

W7NGA dan
San Juan Island, Wa.

Title: Re: 15-meters ... DEAD
Post by: Pete, WA2CWA on May 13, 2016, 02:42:27 PM
15 meters always seems to be between a rock and hard place. As the cycle heads down to a minimum, it always hits this band big time. And, unlike 10 meters which is also affected by this, 10 meters has the advantage being able to take advantage of Sporadic E openings. Europeans are having a ball on 10 meters right now as  type.

Sorry to hear you had to move to the dark side


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