Among the other activities of this weekend, I listened to the "Limerick Sudden receiver". I had a wire antenna of no more than 5 meters. Despite this short length for this frequency signals were heard.
I heard Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy and Belarus (EW8O).
This last station had a way of qso's which seemed more like a contest. Something I think this is not needed on this band and in my eyes undesirable.
I felt again the early years, I started as a SWL (NL-9514).
73, Tjeerd (Gose) - PA3GNZ
474.2 kHz - last night with repaired antenna 50+ decodes again strongest -9 no other TA signal here 2017-03-26 01:14 WD2XSH/17 0.475640 -9 0 FN42pb 5 PA...
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