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28MHz a real good day

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It cycles up and down  the 28MHz props
last week(s)  very poor.
Complete absent propagation inlastOceania CW weekend.
But some USA decodes showed up these last days. Always a good sign for 28MHz.

Today we got the maximum DX possible  PA<-> ZL
Only thing that could make it an even better day is longpath to VK later tonight.
I have learned that EA CT I  not only have better and longer propagation but also the DX is better >19000 km  ZL<> CT  
EA8 to W6  is a greater distance then from here to W6I would not have known this butWSPR   showed this.

 2012-10-17 18:28  EA8FF  28.126101  -4  0  IL18pc  2  KO6SY  DM13  9191  304  2012-10-17 18:58  N6RY  28.126066  -20  1  DM13id  5  PA0O  JO33hg  8991  30 

We can never beat south EU  in dx-ing on the high bands that's a fact.
 Pacific ,  VP8 , Caribbean area  is complete absent in WSPR  Possible no one there is interested in DX or propagation?
There is probably even more WSPR activity on Antarctica.

Tonight  separated80m vertical a bit…