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10-29-2015 nice opening this morning




 
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« on: October 29, 2015, 12:01:56 PM »

At around 11:00 AM (EST) this morning I heard Dan - W7NGA calling CQ on 21.430 MHz. His signal was between S-5 and S-7 initially, but within a few minutes he was filling the room with an S-9 + 10dB signal that was very easy copy up here in Connecticut. The new Flex 6500 sounded very smooth and natural and it was a pleasure to have a nice 45 minute chat with Dan. The attached mp3 was made with the RX bandwidth set to 10 KHz which matched the TX bandwidth we were both using this morning. I saw several other modulated carriers up and down the band so there were definitely other stations active today between 21.400 and 21.450 MHz.

Rob W1AEX

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« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2015, 01:27:47 PM »

The band was definitely open coast-to-coast this morning. Tim, WA1HLR was up on 21.440 Mhz and I heard Michel, VE2XK a bit later.

Fun stuff ... 2500 miles and armchair copy!

Thanks for taking the time Rob, to help generate interest.

W7NGA  dan
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