[Fwd: LF: transatlantic tests]
Thu, 21 Jan 1999 08:05:04 -0500
Andre' Kesteloot wrote:
> Hello Dave and the rsgb lf Gang
> dave wrote:
> > Thanks to all the guys for setting up this event. I'm sorry you had bad
> > luck with the weather (it's usually so nice in January!?) I know what havoc
> > WX can cause to portable exploits.
> the weather was indeed less than clement, with a real tornado creating
> atmospheric crashes in the background!
> > I hope you are not too discouraged and will maybe try again one day. It
> > certainly raised a lot of interest in the band and many new reports were
> > made this side.
> We are not discouraged at all. Indeed, we are _delighted_ with both the
> results we got, and the fact that additional interest was generated in Europe.
> We heard lots of DX --still to be published-- (watch this space for further
> reports), including Lowfers from Pennsylvania (As you know Lowfers can feed a
> maximum of 1 watt DC input into 50 ft of wire). The distance between their QTH
> in Pennsylvania and Nags Head has not yet been established but was a minimum of
> 300 miles.
> We will publish more reports as they become available