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Re: DX



Estes Wayne-W10191 wrote:

> We can expect a large influx of HF DXers if AO-40 somehow provides reliable DX > windows.  Serious HF DXers are compulsive gadget freaks with a BIG budget.  
> Many DXers have already "worked them all", and are looking for new challenges 
> like IOTA, 160 meters, and WARC bands (rarely QRP).  Satellite DX could be the > next trendy "new" challenge.  Satellite appliances don't add that much 
> incremental cost to the typical $10,000+ station of a serious DXer.  Most DXers > constantly crave bigger antennas and more power, so it's a GOOD thing that 
> AO-40 has LEILA.

Uh-oh! There goes the neighborhood. :-)

Thanks for a perspective from somebody who knows what the Dark Side (tm) of the
solar cycle is like. 

 73 de Maggie K3XS

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