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Re: RE: DX idea



I'm interesten in participating in this endevour as
well.

Dave / W6TE
DM06
--- Steve Meuse <smeuse@mara.org> wrote:
> 
> >
> >I have something that I would like to try for the
> DX stations trying to
> >work NA via AO40.  An moreover, for us trying to
> work the DX stations.
> >After getting up this morning early and going back
> to bed, I missed
> >working
> >the TK station (congrats Frank).  But, I did hear
> and work 8J1RF (2nd
> >time), who was calling and calling with no reply. 
> And I noticed the post
> >from JN1GKZ that Obi had worked only 1 NA station
> last week each day he
> >operated (4AUG was me).
> 
> I worked him on 8/8 at 0610z, at least I think I
> worked him, I was very 
> drowsy at that late hour :)
> 
> 
> >So, my hairbrained idea is to get some NA stations
> lined up to be on AO40
> >at the same time.  Give the DX something to chase,
> lol.  And a reason to
> >get on and work NA.  I have not given to thought to
> how to work them.  We
> >could do it roundtable style with one NA station
> calling CQ and passing
> >the
> >DX to everyone else in the group.  Then calling
> again.
> >
> >I figure, if there is enough interest to give this
> a shot, working East
> >would be best (maybe we can scare up the TZ).  So,
> Saturday (16 AUG) or
> >Wednesday (20 AUG) would be good prospects.  Pick a
> time to start when
> >all
> >are in the window.  I have spoken to K5OE and he is
> interested.  So Jerry
> >(or Frank) would be the farthest west, and
> therefore set the start time.
> >
> >Any interest in giving it a shot one early, half
> asleep, morning?
> 
> Thanks to status of the tech industry, I have plenty
> of time on my hands 
> lately. I've been getting up early to work the DX
> window, so I have no 
> problem doing this. Count me in. I was somewhat
> surprised that I was one of 
> 2 NA stations on the air when 8j1 was on. It was a
> productive 
> night/morning, I managed to get 5N0EVR, ZS5LEE and
> of course 8J1RF.
> 
> -Steve
> N1JFU
> 
> 
> 
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