On Saturday October 24, Dean AC9JQ (Indiana) and Rick N3FJZ (Maryland) made contact on 40 meter SSB using Si5351/TIA BITX rigs. FB!:
Dean and I made contact. We both were in and out most of the time, but conditions seemed to improve towards the end where I could understand Dean about 90%. Using the RST "by the book", I would say he was a 33, 3 =(readable with some difficulty), and signal strength was 3=(weak), and based on what Dean was reporting, my signal back to him was the same - 33.
73 to you both.
Rick - N3FJZ.
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