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Reception reports at chasers side

20170914 (Sept 14th 2017):
Another day with activators spotted on 40m not being copied at my side was about to sign one more tough day for me as a SOTA chaser until 13h04 utc, when Phil DL/G4OBK/P decided to QSY from 40m to 30m where I could copy him in pretty good conditions, despite some QSB which made me miss his signal report on the first go and forced me to ask Phil for a repeat.
Luckily, I had no problems at all to copy the 549 on the second go.
Thanks Phil for the QSY.

See following my today’s reception report of spotted activations I checked out:

QTH: IN92ET (Pamplona)
Receiving antenna: about 13-14m long wire endfed in a balcony about 25 meters above Street level.
Rig Yaesu FT-817ND

UTC - CALLSIGN - QRG - RST
12h50 - OK2BDF/P on 7032 - No Copy
12h50 - DL/G4OBK/P on 7033 - No Copy
12h50 - SO9TA/P on 7035 - No Copy
12h57 - DL/G4OBK on 7154 - No Copy
12h57 - OE6KYG/P on 7032 - No Copy
13h04 - DL/G4OBK/P on 10118 - 429 (chased :v:)

Later, after work, I also checked out this spotted activation:
19h27 - CT8/DK7MG/P on 7032 - No Copy

Out of seven spotted activations, six on 40m couldn’t be copied and one on 30m, could and is the only one I could chase today :slight_smile:

73,

Guru

20170915 (Sept 15th 2017):
Being Friday’s working time for me from 8h to 14h, I had lunch a little bit later than in the previous weekdays and this got me into the shack by 13h24 utc, which is a bit later than usual and made me miss these 2 activations spotted on 30m, which I may have copied well.

See following my today’s reception report of the spotted activations I checked out:

QTH: IN92ET (Pamplona)
Receiving antenna: about 13-14m long wire endfed in a balcony about 25 meters above Street level.
Rig Yaesu FT-817ND

UTC - CALLSIGN - QRG - RST
13h24 - HB9CGA/P on 7032 - 229 (unworkable)
13h25 - HB9CBR/P on 7034 - No Copy
13h30 - HB9CGA/P on 14062 - No Copy
13H32 - SV2RUJ/P on 14310 - 22/33 QSB (couldn’t try to chase due to xyl having a nap near me)
13h35 - HB9CGA/P on 10118.5 - 439 (chased :v:) CW is compatible with xyl nap :slight_smile:
13h36 - HB9CBR/P on 10116 - No Copy
13h40 - HB9CBR/P on 14062 - No Copy
13h48 - SV2RUJ/P on 14310 - 43 (couldn’t try to chase due to xyl having a nap near me)
14h04 - LA1KHA/P on 10120 - 329 (chased :v:)
14h04 - SV2OXS/P on 7032 - No Copy
14h05 - HB9CBR/P on 14063 - No Copy
14h12 - SV2OXS/P on 14285 - No Copy
14h14 - DL2FAZ/P on 7032 - 229 then vanished due to QSB (unworkable)
14h22 - OM1WS/P on 14063 - 439 QRM (chased :v:)
14h29 - DF7FX/P on 7032 - 339 (chased :v:)
14h31 - HB9CBR/P on 7027 - No Copy
14h33 - EA2OX/P on 7167 - No Copy
14h35 - HB9CRY/P on 14282 - No Copy
14h36 - OM1WS/P on 7037 - No Copy
14h37 - HB9CRY/P on 14277 - No Copy
14h45 - AC1Z on 14062 - No Copy
15h20 - HB9CRY/P on 14277 - No Copy
15h30 - TF3DX/P on 14061.9 - No Copy
15h32 - DL6FBK/P on 14061 - No Copy
15h41 - DL6FBK/P on 10116 - 439 (chased :v:)

Out of 25 spots checked out, 9 have been copied in some way, although 2 of them were either too weak or the QSB make the signal vanish. 2 couldn’t be chased because they were on SSB and my xyl was having a nap near me, so attempting to chase those was a too high risk I would never afford…
Finally, 5 of these spots resulted in SOTA activation chased, 3 on 30m, 1 on 20n and one on 40m.

30m is the money band for me in these days for my current station and location.

Best 73,

Guru

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