The Prez’s Shack
Where did the DX go? Almost all of the contacts that I make lately
are domestic and I don’t even hear Europe much anymore. Now
that we are back into the contest season, maybe some DX will
How about that Sun? I don’t know what it has been eating lately,
but it must have had some pretty bad indigestion over the last
month. One big x-ray blast wiped out HF propagation and a few
other solar burps made HF propagation dicey over several days.
Bad timing, too, with normal communication links to the
Caribbean destroyed by the recent hurricanes. HF was shut down
at the worst possible time.
And the hurricanes… what a mess down there. I can’t imagine
how Dominica, Puerto Rico and other countries in that region are
going to come back from the destruction that they saw. Hopefully,
The year is winding down and we have just two regular meetings
left in 2017. Please join us on Wednesday, October 18, at 7:30
p.m. at the Delaware Red Cross, 380 Hills-Miller Rd. Hopefully, the
weather will still be nice and you can gather outside for some
eyeball QSOs in the fresh air. Watch the email list for where the
dinner crew will meet up. Visitors and guests are always welcome.
See you there!
73, Joe, AA8TA