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A great explanation of "Tropo"

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bosco
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A great explanation of "Tropo"

Post by bosco » Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:43 pm

There is a lot of comments and work reported on here about tropo openings. I recently had someone ask me to explain it, and I poked around and found this really good explanation:

http://www.dxinfocentre.com/propagation ... zqQw6FiaP8



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Re: A great explanation of "Tropo"

Post by k8jd » Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:46 pm

Have been working some good distances on tropo openings, since I got on VHF back in 1962, on the 6 M band and in 1978 on the 2 M band.
Started listening to FMBC DX with a 3 tube Granco tuner and a twinlead dipole taped to my wall, in 1960 :D



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Ed Joseph
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Re: A great explanation of "Tropo"

Post by Ed Joseph » Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:24 pm

I had a station called The River stop my scan in Flint on 96.7 the other day... it was in Minnesota, coming in like I was looking at the tower! I noticed it making a short grocery run, and it was still booming in when I drove home.


I confirm all my information through a high, white whore's souse!

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Re: A great explanation of "Tropo"

Post by Ed Joseph » Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:31 pm

And DX Infocentre is a wonderful DXing resource.


I confirm all my information through a high, white whore's souse!

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