I agree the band is defiantly not dead. I was lucky enough to get E51JD Jim, Cook Islands on 28.466 5/17/2009 1:53 UTC
Sure made my weekend!
KC4TVZ wrote:More stations contacted from DX on SSB this weekend.
VE2HAY from Quebec on 05-15-2009
VE2VIG and VE2FSU from Quebec on 05-16-2009
Also had some very nice west coast contacts on 05-16-2009.
WB7TIR, W7BW in Oregon, WB7BBI in Washington State, KE6V in California, KD0FDJ in Colorado.
Other stations contacted was WA2SUH, K5FBS, N1JJT, WC2N, KB1QZP, KC2TEP, AB2TQ, KC2NXO,
N1WOM, N2RBI, KA9PCU, WD0SFT, N1API, W1NRG, K5CC, W6OI, W1SIX, W1WIZ, AA1NC,
K0FNI, K0RDK, KB1TX, KC9MZH, K5QEA, AB2ZI, N0XEM, KE2IL, NN3C, N2MCC, WA2NEW,
K4AAZ, K3TEL, KJ4BES, W2IKN, N5MEG, KA1IOR, N2SCR, N8FDI, W4MZ, and N5LUL.
It was a BLAST ! Kept both Pre-AMPS on the Icom756Pro.
Antennas used was a 14 guage copper Dipole at 40ft horizonal and a 5/8 wave groundplane at 40 ft vertical.
So 10 meters may not be OPEN, but it is NOT Dead....
73 KC4TVZ Todd
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