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BITX QSO Afternoon/Evening, Sunday, July 15, 3PM & 7PM Local Time, 7277 kHz in North America, 7177 kHz elsewhere.

John P
 

BITX QSO Afternoon/Evening, Sunday, July 15, 3PM & 7PM Local Time, 7277 kHz in North America, 7177 kHz elsewhere.

Join us as we make contacts with our BitX-40s or uBitXs or anything else on 7.277 MHz in 40 meters!

This is a worldwide event for BitX40 (and other QRP) stations starting at 3PM and 7pm in each time zone. To participate, call CQ BitX on Sunday, starting at 3PM and/or 7PM your local time. The BitX QSO Night continues through the evening and conditions usually improve after sunset, so it is worthwhile to participate later in the evening.

Suggested Best Operating Practices:

Work at QRP power levels unless conditions require more power.
Call and listen for CQ BITX on the hour and every quarter hour.
It is helpful if you call CQ BITX with your callsign, name and location. 
Repeat your callsign a number of times during your CQ BITX and during QSO's.
Start a QSO by confirming the callsign, location, name and signal report of the other operator.
Say the callsign, name and location of the other operator so others can hear.
If the frequency is busy, avoid long conversations.
After your initial QSO is complete, ask if there are any other stations who would like to contact.

Report your QSO's, discuss propagation, noise, signal reports, audio reports, antenna type, etc. in this thread.

This is an undirected, scheduled event.  The BITX QSO Night relies on you to call CQ BITX to initiate contacts with other stations, so warm up that final and transmit a few calls on Sunday evening.  Talk to you then!
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John - WA2FZW

John P
 

Calling CQ on 7277. Nothing heard so far!
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John - WA2FZW

Ion Petroianu, VA3NOI
 

Got a faint answer (made out a possible WA2) at my CQ at around 8:00 p.m. DST.
Was it you, John?
Everything else is QRN and a lot of static crashes.
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Ion

VA3NOI

John P
 

Wasn't me! U gave up around 7:30 EDT.
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John - WA2FZW

Tom VE3THR
 

worked N2CQR Bill and WS0JM Jay around 7:30pm 2330Z tonight. very noisy conditions up here tonight too.
73 Tom VE3THR back on the BITX40 and 40M dipole.

James Lynes
 

Heard N2CQR calling CQ once around 7:32 EDT here in WCF. Then faded into the ether...

James
KE4MIQ