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IARU 50MHz 17 18 June

Saturday morning new constructed 7ele 9m3 boom V-dipole radiator was placed in the mast at 22m a.g.   Replacing the HF + 5e combi After frustrating experience with JT5DX 14 June 16UTC CW 519 1 hour copied cqcqcq called 100+ times no response Time for another attempt to improve the 6m set-up Band was closed Saturday morning  even quiet at the JT65 276 ! It looked like it's gone be a contest type propagation weekend but.... In afternoon right from start huge activity strong ES signals  all Saturday. Mostly EU  but also  PJ4NX  and PJ7/W9DR Saturday even small pile ups   SP OK UA I S5 9A very short skips  IO80  600km   EI SP OK We where again in the middle of the reflection cloud 203 QSO first day   added only 70 on Sunday Sonday Es signals still strong but hard to find new ones. We just do not have a lot of customers at ES distance from  our QTH East EU could tank G's and DL The E skip from G land lands in more ham / contest populated area's it


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