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Want to Work 6, 10 or 12 Meters But No Sunspots? Don’t Miss Your Chance with Summer E Skip and FT8

posted Jun 14, 2019, 8:03 PM by Cuyahoga Falls ARC

You may have heard the doom and gloom about being in the depths of the 11 Year Sunspot Cycle:

  • “No propagation above 20 Meters”

  • “Ten is dead!”

  • “Might as well sell the radio”

  • “The sun will never return”

  • “It’s 80 & 160 Meters only for the next few years”

  • “#$@&%*!”

Well, the idea to concentrate on 160 and 80 Meters is a good idea, but not until late fall or winter. In the meantime, there is a way to make contacts on 6, 10 or 12 Meters most days of the week by taking advantage of the summer enhanced E Skip season and the new mode of FT8...