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Cohasset / Hippisley
Sun Aug 7 22:01:44 EDT 2011
On Aug 7, 2011, at 7:30 PM, Richard Chonak wrote:
> On 08/07/2011 07:27 PM, Peter Murray wrote:
>> It is completely understandable that most audiences do not want to
>> listen to particular content on a lousy signal. Leave it to the
>> crazies (whoever they are) to struggle to listen to weak signals for
> Come to think of it, that's an exact description of the (old) hobby of shortwave listening.
And the resurgent hobby of weak-signal DXing on the 160-meter band (1.800 MHz and up)....
Crazies or not, some of the most cutting-edge improvements in MF/HF communications receivers and receiving antennas, as well as advances to ionospheric propagation knowledge, are being driven by the crazies on "Topband" (160 m).
Bud Hippisley, W2RU
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