When I had my novice in 1966 in south OK the farthest I made contact was Oregon with 75 watts of CW. My radios then glowed in the dark.
On Mon, Jul 10, 2023 at 3:32 PM Craig via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > On Mon, 10 Jul 2023 11:51:10 -0500 OK Don via Mercedes > <email@example.com> wrote: > > > Now THAT was really cool Craig! I didn;t know that you could decode RTTY > > with half the signal. > > Thank you, Don! > > > > I'm currently working JS8Call with a 4 watt out SDR (software defined > > radio). Worked Germany two days ago, and Tasmania last month with it. > > Ah, yes! When I had a Novice license in 1964, it was the minimum of the > sunspot cycle and I lived nearly under a 66 kV power transmission line > in the Westchester area of Los Angeles, CA. The farthest contact I made > was Rhode Island and that was just barely. > > > Craig > > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > > -- OK Don "Quality of life is inversely proportional to the amount of clothing you are wearing." "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." Mark Twain “Basic research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I am doing.” Werner Von Braun "In science if you know what you are doing you should not be doing it. In engineering if you do not know what you are doing you should not be doing it." -- Richard W. Hamming, The Art of Doing Science and Engineering 2013 F150, 18 mpg 2017 Subaru Legacy, 30 mpg 1957 C182A, 12 mpg - but at 150 mph! _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com