well, cycle 24 is definately here ..

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Mark, G0YNM

Mon Jan 25 2010, 10:42AM
here's hoping that it will be a good one .. i remember 1978 - 1980 . golden years !
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Darrell, G0HVQ
Wed Mar 31 2010, 05:00PM
Darrell, G0HVQ
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It took a while to get going but is already producing some good results, I've worked VKs already on 12m and 10m, and a fair few South Americans on 10m, all with a simple vertical. If things carry on, reckon we could start hearing some signals (PMR etc.) around 40MHz next winter, and maybe some 6m sigs in 2 years time
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Dai, G8FXM
Thu Apr 01 2010, 08:50AM
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I missed those golden years unfortunatly so I'm really looking forward to this one!
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Mark, G0YNM
Thu Apr 08 2010, 12:22PM
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Hi Dai ..i missed the last solar max really, but the one before was a load of fun,
all we need now is patience and a little luck !

Hi Darrell, Yes i'm lookinbg forward to 10m and 6m opening,
had plenty of contacts into Israel, USA and a few far east ones already
on 10m, on the FT 817 .. but just to get ready i picked up a FT 920,
so just sitting patiently ..
Nice bit of Chilli's too Darrel ..
- i'm the bass player in my band, we do some chilli's stuff too

G0YNM Morecambe, coast, Lancashire,
Nightly net on 29.600 (until the band opens)
- radio monitoring 24/7 -
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