2 Oct 2016

Just QSYed to 10m JT65 (QRP)

With just local spots on 6m and nothing at all on 10m WSPR, I have just moved to 10m JT65 only. I am hoping to catch some F layer DX later, but with a sunspot number of zero, I may be unlucky today. I am now QRT on other bands and modes. I changed to 10m JT65 at 1308z.

UPDATE 1322z: SP5UAF (1424km) has already spotted my 10m JT65, so there must be Es about again. I also spotted SP4TKR at a similar distance.

UPDATE 1330z: G0LRD (25km) is also copying me, but much weaker than on 6m. I think my antenna is far less efficient on 10m, at least in David's direction. Our antennas are cross-polarised, which will not help on 10m.

UPDATE 1335z: The nearest storms are in Denmark, so I think I should be OK on 10m JT65 this afternoon and evening.

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