12595Re: [wsjtgroup] 160M
- Apr 28 3:58 PMJim Bennett <w6jhb@...> wrote:
> I'm equipped to do JT9/JT65 on 160 with an Inverted L. It isn't very highI regularly use JT65 and occasionally JT9 on 160, just above 1838KHz. I
> and I've got but two elevated (18") radials, thans to CC&R / HOA crud. But
> it does work and I've nearly completed WAS on 160 with it, running no more
> than 500 watts and doing very, very casual operating. So far, all QSO's
> have been CW, but I'm up for doing some JT QSO's on the band. The $64m
> question I have is: WHERE? I've seen several different web pages
> indicating different frequencies. Add to that the "danger" of (God forbid)
> infringing on some universally agreed upon band segments. I've seen the
> posts on the Yahoo Top Band reflector denouncing the poor souls who
> accidentally "trespass" into one of those areas. So, what's the consensus
> in this group as to the proper JT-mode frequency on 160 meters?
normally use 30w but occasionally up to 100w to a low inverted L.
In recent winter months I have worked down into most (16)eastern states as
far as LA with my low power and bit of wet string, usually between 0200 and
Band's a bit quiet now that summer is aproaching. Haven't heard anything
much since February.
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