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�indows-1252?q?YAHOOOOOO…NEW STATE # 48 on AM-BCB �indows-1252?q?This morning!!  View Printable Version 
Thursday, January 18 2018

IRCA
Hi Guys:

I checked my 0700 EST Recording today and it was Dead as a Doorknob!!! So I thought I'll check the 0800 Recording to see if things got any better!!

YUP…it did…..Just bagged NEW STATE # 48 OREGON! That just leaves IDAHO, ALASKA, and HAWAII……so realistically …..IDAHO is my only hope to add any more States from here in London, ONTARIO!

RECEIVER is………… ELAD FDM-S2 SDR

ANTENNA is…………WELLBROOK ALA-1530LNP Imperium Loop

AM BCB TOTALS are now……………….. 2,102 Stations Heard

73……ROB VA3SW

Robert S. Ross
London, Ontario CANADA

***************************************************************************************************
720 KFIR Sweet Home, OREGON Jan/18/18 0800 EST EE FAIR
Heard Under WGN but quite readable! Male DJ with ID @ 0800 as "News talk One - The Voice
of the Valley - 720 AM KFIR". Into News read by Male DJ @ 0800-0802.

NEW STATE # 48 on AM BCB (Only took 42 Years to hear Oregon!!)
Just leaves me with IDAHO, ALASKA and HAWAII to complete All States +DC

NEW STN 10 kW/146 Watts
ROSS, ON.
***************************************************************************************************

 

�indows-1252?q?YAHOOOOOO…NEW STATE # 48 on AM-BCB T �indows-1252?q?his morning!!  View Printable Version 
Thursday, January 18 2018

IRCA
That was also my only stamp. 3/15/63 was they night I logged first KOA, then KSL and then KFI, each for the first time, an hour apart from each from NJ. All veried, and I've never heard KFI again and only KSL once - also in NJ. Neither from here.


Russ Edmunds

WB2BJH

Blue Bell, PA

Grid FN20id

 

�tf-8?q?YAHOOOOOO…NEW STATE # 48 on AM-BCB Th �tf-8?q?is morning!!  View Printable Version 
Thursday, January 18 2018

IRCA
Thank you!!

Sent from my iPhone

> On Jan 18, 2018, at 4:32 PM, Bill Whitacre <bw@his.com> wrote:
>
> MM = Monday Mornings when stations used to s/off and do âtesting.â Back in the day you never knew exactly what youâd find - listen for test tones and hope that an ID came. Itâs also the time CPCs were often scheduled. CPC = courtesy program committee who would coordinate with broadcasters to do tests for MW clubs or at least give advance notice of their PoP - proof of performance that used to be carried out on MMs.
>
> Great fun!
>
> â
>
>> On Jan 18, 2018, at 4:24 PM, Russ Johnson <radiok3pi@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> For us old guys who werenât in the hobby then....can you give brief
>> explanation of MM?
>>
>> Thanks!
>> Russ J
>>
>>> On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 4:21 PM Bill Whitacre <bw@his.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I did MMs and the âCPC trailâ for a few years back in the early/mid-70âs
>>> from Lansing, MI with a Worcester loop in the BASEMENT on a Hallicrafters
>>> SX-96 with a digital frequency display I made.
>>>
>>> Man, that was fun! I had no idea until I came back to the hobby in 2009
>>> how much âfunâ it was!
>>>
>>> Oh and sunset was a riot! I used to sit on 1580 after our âlocalâ WRBJ in
>>> St. Johns, MI signed off and get a new station every 15 minutes many
>>> nights! One night I got all the way to Ceres, CA!
>>>
>>> Enough time travel. Back to figuring out when I can retire! ;-)
>>>
>>> Yay for âold guysâ and âold days!'
>>>
>>> â
>>>
>>>> On Jan 18, 2018, at 3:54 PM, Neil Kazaross <neilkaz58@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> MM's were fun, but I was too young to get into the heyday! I do recall
>>> from
>>>> Narragansett RI in the late 70's in July when almost the entire country
>>> was
>>>> in a heat wave. I'd spent much of the MM DXing on my phased Bevs aimed
>>> SSW
>>>> but before going to bed, I switched over to the Sanserino Loop. WBAL 1090
>>>> was off and their was no Ontario stn then. Hmm...NBC nx and a wx report
>>> for
>>>> high's in the 70's aimed WNW from me. This had to be Montana and a phone
>>>> call the next day confirmed that it was.
>>>>
>>>> 73 KAZ
>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 2:31 PM, Russ Edmunds <wb2bjh@bcdx.us> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> You don't always realize until much later how good conditions were in
>>> the
>>>>> past.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> In addition to AK, I also logged OR ( KYMN-1520 on a DX Test ) MT (3),
>>> ND
>>>>> ( 2) WA ( 1 ), NM ( 1 ), and ID ( KBOI on both 950 and 670 ), all from
>>>>> Syracuse, and all with fairly marginal equipment and antenna. I did have
>>>>> elevation though.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> But that was also back in the days of not a lot of NSP'ers and lots of
>>> MM
>>>>> SP's ( 1964-67 ).
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Russ Edmunds
>>>>>
>>>>> WB2BJH
>>>>>
>>>>> Blue Bell, PA
>>>>>
>>>>> Grid FN20id
>>>>>
>>>>> ________________________________
>>>>> From: IRCA <irca-bounces@hard-core-dx.com> on behalf of Robert Ross <
>>>>> va3sw@rogers.com>
>>>>> Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:18:41 PM
>>>>> To: Mailing list for the International Radio Club of America
>>>>> Subject: Re: [IRCA] YAHOOOOOOâNEW STATE # 48 on AM-BCB This morning!!
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> On 2018-01-18, at 2:41 PM, Neil Kazaross wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Robb KBOI via sunset skip thru WSCR would be a good shot. Best up
>>> coming
>>>>>> time would be early Feb. I wouldn't hold my breath for KGEM as the cx
>>> to
>>>>>> bring that in via SSS also probably have Alberta QRM. KGEM has been
>>> heard
>>>>>> here only a couple of times. 73 KAZ 55 km NW of Chicago
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks for the tips KazââI'm gonna keep trying, right place and right
>>> time
>>>>> should bring it inââ.
>>>>>
>>>>> 73âROB VA3SW
>>>>>
>>>>> Robert S. Ross
>>>>> London, Ontario CANADA
>>>>>
>>>>>
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�tf-8?q?YAHOOOOOO…NEW STATE # 48 on AM-B �tf-8?q?CB This morning!!  View Printable Version 
Thursday, January 18 2018

IRCA
And guys [usually] who have to pump your gas âcause youâre too darned dumb to not light yourself on fire!

NJ is the only other state I know of that also thinks weâre all ignorant and unable to pump our own gas.

â

> On Jan 18, 2018, at 4:41 PM, Gary DeBock <d1028gary@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> Rob,
>
>
> Congratulations on receiving Oregon as State #48!
>
>
> Oregon is a phenomenal state-- full of plunging ocean cliffs, great DU propagation AND no sales tax! If you can ever make it out this way I'll be happy to book you a summer vacation in Manzanita-- the awesome home base for "Cliffhanger DXers" every August. With you on our team, we couldn't lose against the "sleeping squatters!"
>
>
> Gary
>
>
>
>> On January 18, 2018 at 9:02 AM Robert Ross wrote:
>>
>>
>> Hi Guys:
>>
>> I checked my 0700 EST Recording today and it was Dead as a Doorknob!!! So I thought I'll check the 0800 Recording to see if things got any better!!
>>
>> YUPâit didâ..Just bagged NEW STATE # 48 OREGON! That just leaves IDAHO, ALASKA, and HAWAIIââso realistically â..IDAHO is my only hope to add any more States from here in London, ONTARIO!
>>
>> RECEIVER isââââ ELAD FDM-S2 SDR
>>
>> ANTENNA isââââWELLBROOK ALA-1530LNP Imperium Loop
>>
>> AM BCB TOTALS are nowââââââ.. 2,102 Stations Heard
>>
>>
>>
>> 73ââROB VA3SW
>>
>> Robert S. Ross
>> London, Ontario CANADA
>>
>> ***************************************************************************************************
>> 720 KFIR Sweet Home, OREGON Jan/18/18 0800 EST EE FAIR
>> Heard Under WGN but quite readable! Male DJ with ID @ 0800 as "News talk One - The Voice
>> of the Valley - 720 AM KFIR". Into News read by Male DJ @ 0800-0802.
>>
>> NEW STATE # 48 on AM BCB (Only took 42 Years to hear Oregon!!)
>> Just leaves me with IDAHO, ALASKA and HAWAII to complete All States +DC
>>
>> NEW STN 10 kW/146 Watts
>> ROSS, ON.
>> ***************************************************************************************************
>> _______________________________________________
>> IRCA mailing list
>> IRCA@hard-core-dx.com mailto:IRCA@hard-core-dx.com
>> http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/irca
>>
>> Opinions expressed in messages on this mailing list are those of the original contributors and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the IRCA, its editors, publishing staff, or officers
>>
>> For more information: http://www.ircaonline.org
>>
>> To Post a message: irca@hard-core-dx.com mailto:irca@hard-core-dx.com
>>
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>
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�tf-8?q?YAHOOOOOO…NEW STATE # 48 on AM-BCB Th �tf-8?q?is morning!!  View Printable Version 
Thursday, January 18 2018

IRCA
MM's were fun, but I was too young to get into the heyday! I do recall from
Narragansett RI in the late 70's in July when almost the entire country was
in a heat wave. I'd spent much of the MM DXing on my phased Bevs aimed SSW
but before going to bed, I switched over to the Sanserino Loop. WBAL 1090
was off and their was no Ontario stn then. Hmm...NBC nx and a wx report for
high's in the 70's aimed WNW from me. This had to be Montana and a phone
call the next day confirmed that it was.

73 KAZ

On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 2:31 PM, Russ Edmunds <wb2bjh@bcdx.us> wrote:

> You don't always realize until much later how good conditions were in the
> past.
>
>
> In addition to AK, I also logged OR ( KYMN-1520 on a DX Test ) MT (3), ND
> ( 2) WA ( 1 ), NM ( 1 ), and ID ( KBOI on both 950 and 670 ), all from
> Syracuse, and all with fairly marginal equipment and antenna. I did have
> elevation though.
>
>
> But that was also back in the days of not a lot of NSP'ers and lots of MM
> SP's ( 1964-67 ).
>
>
> Russ Edmunds
>
> WB2BJH
>
> Blue Bell, PA
>
> Grid FN20id
>
> ________________________________
> From: IRCA <irca-bounces@hard-core-dx.com> on behalf of Robert Ross <
> va3sw@rogers.com>
> Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:18:41 PM
> To: Mailing list for the International Radio Club of America
> Subject: Re: [IRCA] YAHOOOOOOâNEW STATE # 48 on AM-BCB This morning!!
>
>
> On 2018-01-18, at 2:41 PM, Neil Kazaross wrote:
>
> > Robb KBOI via sunset skip thru WSCR would be a good shot. Best up coming
> > time would be early Feb. I wouldn't hold my breath for KGEM as the cx to
> > bring that in via SSS also probably have Alberta QRM. KGEM has been heard
> > here only a couple of times. 73 KAZ 55 km NW of Chicago
>
>
> Thanks for the tips KazââI'm gonna keep trying, right place and right time
> should bring it inââ.
>
> 73âROB VA3SW
>
> Robert S. Ross
> London, Ontario CANADA
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> IRCA mailing list
> IRCA@hard-core-dx.com
> http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/irca
>
> Opinions expressed in messages on this mailing list are those of the
> original contributors and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the
> IRCA, its editors, publishing staff, or officers
>
> For more information: http://www.ircaonline.org
>
> To Post a message: irca@hard-core-dx.com
>
> _______________________________________________
> IRCA mailing list
> IRCA@hard-core-dx.com
> http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/irca
>
> Opinions expressed in messages on this mailing list are those of the
> original contributors and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the
> IRCA, its editors, publishing staff, or officers
>
> For more information: http://www.ircaonline.org
>
> To Post a message: irca@hard-core-dx.com
>
>

 

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