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#21 Soladaddy


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 09:14 AM

Yes the airwaves open up for UHF sometimes as well, especially with a very high antenna. a few years back from 12floor condo balcony I was hearing repeaters from Orlando, Land O lakes and Tampa areas. over 100miles away. Later that day I listened on our local net and everyone was astonished by the opening on many Ham bands as well as UHF.

Last year I was on the SARNet (FL statewide repeater linked network, mostly 440) during a net and was receiving from a ton of repeaters. One ham checked into the Jacksonville repeater from Ft Myers, around a 300 mile hike.

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#22 PB92


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 12:30 PM

Ahh I see. I have heard repeaters with a "synthetic voice" identify itself also....................

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