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JOTA this past weekend at Firestone Scout Reservation near Brea, California

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  • lschmidt@pacbell.net
    Fantastic weather and band conditions!! Skip was in on 10,15,20 mtrs! The scouts fun pounding the straight key and had SSB QSO s with Japan, Hawaii, Minnesota
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 19, 2011
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      Fantastic weather and band conditions!! Skip was in on 10,15,20 mtrs!
      The scouts fun pounding the straight key and had SSB QSO's with Japan, Hawaii, Minnesota on the low bands and VHF QSO's on 2mtr and 440)
    • Albert Furlow
      Whats Skip? I thought skip was when your ether too close or to far away from a station to hear them, so how can you hear them when your in the skip(zone)? AL
      Message 2 of 4 , Oct 19, 2011
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        Whats Skip?

        I thought skip was when your ether too close or to far away from a station to hear them, so how can you hear them when your in the skip(zone)?

        AL Ka1FFO



        From: "lschmidt@..." <lschmidt@...>
        To: ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com
        Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 10:06 AM
        Subject: [ScoutRadio] JOTA this past weekend at Firestone Scout Reservation near Brea, California

         
        Fantastic weather and band conditions!! Skip was in on 10,15,20 mtrs!
        The scouts fun pounding the straight key and had SSB QSO's with Japan, Hawaii, Minnesota on the low bands and VHF QSO's on 2mtr and 440)



      • Jon Pearl - W4ABC
        Thanks for adding the WB5BSA JOTA photos to the Photos area, Doug.
        Message 3 of 4 , Oct 23, 2011
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          Thanks for adding the WB5BSA JOTA photos to the Photos area, Doug.

          http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ScoutRadio/photos/album/1618494616/pic/list?mode=tn&order=ordinal&start=1&dir=asc



          73,

          Jon Pearl - W4ABC
          www.w4abc.com
        • Dan Romanchik KB6NU
          Skip refers to radio-wave propagation off the ionosphere. The skip zone is the area that a radio wave skips over when it bounces off the ionosphere.. You
          Message 4 of 4 , Oct 31, 2011
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            Skip refers to radio-wave propagation off the ionosphere.  The skip zone is the area that a radio wave "skips over" when it bounces off the ionosphere.. You usually can't hear a signal from a station when you're in its skip zone.

            73!

            Dan KB6NU
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            CW Geek, Ham Radio Instructor
            Station Manager, WA2HOM at the Hands-On Museum (www.wa2hom.org)
            Read my ham radio blog at http://www.kb6nu.com



            On Oct 19, 2011, at Oct 19,11:41 AM, Albert Furlow wrote:
            Whats Skip? 

            I thought skip was when your ether too close or to far away from a station to hear them, so how can you hear them when your in the skip(zone)? 

            AL Ka1FFO 



            From: "lschmidt@..." <lschmidt@...>
            To: ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com
            Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 10:06 AM
            Subject: [ScoutRadio] JOTA this past weekend at Firestone Scout Reservation near Brea, California

            Fantastic weather and band conditions!! Skip was in on 10,15,20 mtrs!
            The scouts fun pounding the straight key and had SSB QSO's with Japan, Hawaii, Minnesota on the low bands and VHF QSO's on 2mtr and 440)

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