[pskmail] Re: Short Range Operation on 10.148mhz?

  • From: Rein Couperus <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2009 08:52:58 +0100

For 80m a dipole 5-10 meters high is enough.

Rein

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: "Alan" <akepple@xxxxxxx>
> Gesendet: 31.01.09 00:11:00
> An: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Betreff: [pskmail] Re: Short Range Operation on 10.148mhz?


> Thanks Rein,  I was afraid that the 40-400km range might not be so good
> on 10.148.  I suppose you might need near vertical incidence in that
> range.  I'll have to see what I can setup for an antenna for 80 meters
> for the spring.  I would like to provide better coverage in the
> Chesapeake Bay from my QTH.
> Alan   
> 
> On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 21:51 +0100, Rein Couperus wrote:
> > In my experience 40- 400 km is the 'problemati'c range on 10 MHz.
> > 0-30 km goes very well with ground wave, unless you live close to an 
> > airport. The doppler echos produce interesting QSB characyeristics.
> > 
> > For the medium range (40-400 km) 80 meters NVIS works very well with 
> > 50 watts and a low antenna during the day. I can work da5uwg (300 km) 
> > and dk4xi-8 (300 km) easily during daylight hours. 80 gets problematic when 
> > it 
> > gets long in the evening (mucho qrm).
> > 
> > On 10 MHz my beacons are often answered by 4 stations (Pi$TUE, 20 km,
> > IS0GRB-3, 1200 km, SM0RWO, 1400 km and S54FAA-0 (2000 km).
> > 
> > This weekend we will set up an experimental 144 MHz cell for pskmail,
> > That should cover 0-150 km.
> > 
> > 73,
> > 
> > Rein PA0R
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > > Von: "Kepple, Alan C CIV SEA 08 NR" <alan.kepple@xxxxxxxx>
> > > Gesendet: 30.01.09 21:36:05
> > > An: <pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Betreff: [pskmail] Short Range Operation on 10.148mhz?
> > 
> > 
> > > Just wanted to know how well pskmail works for people at relatively
> > > short ranges 100-400 km in current conditions.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> 
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