136 kHz Propagation by sky wave ?

Andre Kesteloot akestelo@bellatlantic.net
Tue, 10 Feb 1998 08:02:28 -0500

If in fact there is sky wave propagation at 136, as the msg below suggests,
then long dx is theoretically possible.
A. Bärtschi wrote:

> >From Toni HB9ASB, JN36pt
> Sunday 8/2/98: Bert, HB9DCE/p copied HB9DFQ (94km) and HB9ASB (152km)
> with  Q5 (at least as good as at his home QTH, north-east of Zurich))
> between 1900 and 1930 UT. Nothing spectacular from the distances but the
> propagation path was all over the Alpine Mountains - no flat land, only
> 3000-4000m high rocks. And Berts portable QTH was in Laax (Canton GR) in
> JN46pt surrounded by steep mountains.
> I think this proves how important sky wave propagation is. I can hardly
> imagine that we employed (only) ground waves.
> 73 de Toni