Hello Dave, Graham and other LF enthusuasts,
indeed, 73 kHz/136 kHz works! I just completed successsful QSOs with Dave,
G3YXM (71.795 kHz/136.690 kHz, O/O, 826 km) and Graham G3XTZ (71.820
kHz/136.690 kHz, M/O, 732 km). Thanks to Markus, DF6NM for your
observations, without your hints I would never have given it a try!
Congrats on your 73 kHz gear, guys, you are doing fine over here in DL
(screenshots soon on my homepage http://www.qru.de)! I believe there was
another station also on 71.810 kHz but I could not identify it due to the
higher noise levels later this morning.
So, guys on the continent: tune down your rigs to the 73 kHz band, it seems
to be nicely calm here in the morning, Rugby is no problem over here and
lets give our UK fellows a chance to work a few more Europeans before they
close down the band in a couple of months. Remember: ending your cq-call
with "KX" (= k on x-band) means, that you are looking for x-band contacts,
it woked fine this morning.
Now I am looking forward for another challenge: Christer, what do you think
about a crossband QSL 8 kHz/136 kHz?
Geri, DK8KW (W1KW)