RE: [wsjtgroup] Looking for first contact...
- rgr rgr for 6m have 9el homebrew yagi at 95' and 350 watts.73 MattW5LL
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Ira Franklin
Sent: Saturday, October 29, 2005 7:57 PM
Subject: Re: [wsjtgroup] Looking for first contact...Hi Matt, welcome to wsjt, it is a great program. I currently work wsjt on 6 meters only, my 2m-5wl is still on ground. Hopefully you work 6 also.73 and good luckIra K4YMQ EM63uo in Alabama
Matt Patterson <mattpatt@...> wrote:
Okay, got WSJT setup according to the primer. So I'm all good to go there.
Now would like to see if I can complete my first contact. Is there anyone
out there who would be willing to give it a try? I have a M2 2M5WL @ 60'
and 450 watts. I'm in EM23
I'll be away from the radio for a few hours this afternoon 6pm-8pm or so but
would be available anytime after that.
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Good to see that picture. My elmer K4ZJ (now a sk, someone in GA has his call) took me by to see that dish when I was maybe 18 or 19 (late 70’s). We were in Memphis for another reason which I forget. But unfortunately Paul was not home at the time and I did not get to see the goodies inside. HHK’s station is/was about 60 miles from here.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Russ K2TXB
Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2005 10:09 PM
Cc: 'Joe Taylor'
Subject: RE: [wsjtgroup] Scatter in the 60's
Joe Taylor wrote:
> Subject: Re: [wsjtgroup] Scatter in the 60'sJoe, I wonder if that was Paul Wilson, W4HHK, you are speaking of? If so, he was one of the very early pioneers of meteor scatter communications and having worked with him is really great. I wish I had known him. I only ever worked him once, on 13 CM EME, from K2UYH. Here is a picture of him and his dish from the front cover of QST, March 1968. Maybe it won't come through on the list, so I will send this message to you directly as well.
> ...We ran Saturday morning CW skeds with W4IKK in Tennessee and
> W4RMU in Florida. We used 30 second transmissions, and found
> that we could work essentially any time we tried, within
> 15-30 minutes.
73, Russ K2TXB