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 Post subject: Meteor Scatter on Saturday
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 9:48 am 
 
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Upcoming Meteor Shower Can Be Boon for VHFers

Up to 1000 meteors per hour at 11:37 UTC Saturday.


 
   
 
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Posted: Thu Sep 06, 2007 5:09 pm 
 
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Hi,

how was the shower? Haven't heard much here in Euroupe. Have to wait until the nice November-shower of the Leonids!

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Jens


 
   
 
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Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2007 11:29 am 
 
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I almost never get on any VHF other than 2m FM mobile in the truck. So I didn't even bother to get out of bed for the meteor event.


 
   
 
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Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:49 am 
 
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Hi All
I normally look for MS beacon pings on 6 and 10 but heard nothing either last weekend, nor the weekend before. The German beacons usually produce about 1 good burst every 10 minutes even with a dipole antenna, but not this shower. Let's hope the Leonids will be better.
73
G3OAD


 
   
 
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Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2007 6:17 am 
 
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Leonids have been very nice the past years with wideopened band for up to one hour! Unfortunately not so many stations QRV, since it's most often in the middle of night.
73
Jens






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