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Re: Another interesting use for RS-13




I've never done it, but when 15 is open I've hear others try it. 
73 de kb7adl



At 03:51 AM 1/18/00 +0000, you wrote:
>I wonder if a guy might get lucky and get a QSO or two by using mode K,
>and taking
>advantage of that same propagation on the uplink on 15 meters?  
>I hear  plenty of 15 meter DX stations coming thru the bird, I mean
>stations that are not 
>in the footprint by any means.
>
>73,
>John, K6YK
>
>===================================================================
>
>On Sat, 15 Jan 2000 15:43:34 -0700 "Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL"
><vlfiscus@mcn.net> writes:
>>
>>Over the years of working the RS birds I've experienced times when I 
>>could
>>copy the beacons Just before the birds came into range, Then the 
>>beacon
>>would disappear and then re-appear when it finally did come into 
>>range.
>>Interesting propagation phenomenon. Lately, 10 meter propagation has 
>>been
>>so good, I've been able to hear the RS-13 beacon once while it has 
>>been
>>over Europe, and once when it was over the south pole. 
>>
>>The interesting use is that you can use the RS-13 beacon to determin 
>>what
>>locations 10 meters is open to.
>>
>>73, kb7adl
>>
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