Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Pacific Northwest (6/27/2012)

After getting home after band practice, I turned on the radio to find a large opening towards the Pacific Northwest. Things towards that direction has been fairly quiet so far from here in FN25. It was nice to work some … Continue reading

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All About Iceland (6/27/2012)

Another Day, Another Opening towards Europe. After a slow start to the season, the East – West Es over the Atlantic has been great. For this opening I was somewhat out of the main path, however I managed to work … Continue reading

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More DX! (6/25/2012)

Despite Es season being pretty lame at times, lately there have been a fair share of openings across the Atlantic Ocean. This evening provided a nice opening with great signals via the northern EU path. This Es opening also had … Continue reading

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Almost Missed the Opening (6/22/2012)

Friday June 22nd, 2012 was the day before Field Day. I was over at my friend Steve’s (VA3FM) house preparing for field day when during the evening we had to drive back into the city to pick a few things … Continue reading

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Domestic Es including Short Hop (6/21/2012)

During the afternoon of June 21, 2012 a fairly intense Es cloud was hanging over the northeast. Signals out of the lower EN grids across the great lakes were very strong. This opening also featured some Short Hop Es into … Continue reading

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Finally an Opening (6/19/2012)

After about a week of pretty much quiet, finally some DX on 6m. Things were dead all day long with the exception of typical Es into the 4 call area down the east coast. In the evening out of nowhere, … Continue reading

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Terrible Band Conditions (6/19/2012)

Not much going on the past week on 6m. The Sporadic Es conditions have almost been non existent. Last DX worked was on June 12th. On that day I managed to work LU7YS, 9Y4D, MM0BQN and XE2X. That was a … Continue reading

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ARRL June VHF QSO Party (6/10/2012)

This past weekend the ARRL June VHF contest took place and through most of the weekend, things were a bit hit or miss with only a few narrow signal paths on Es. That was until the evening of the Sunday … Continue reading

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Big EU Opening and new 6m DXCC (6/10/2012)

A typical hot June evening felt like things were about to open up towards Europe and sure enough it did. This season I have been left out of many openings and for a chance I got to sit in the … Continue reading

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Early Morning EU (6/10/2012)

The morning of Sunday June 10, 2012 brought a very early European opening. This was a sign of good things to come later in the day. I woke up at 545am to let the dog out and I decided to … Continue reading

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