I think we have a pile-up …

TX6G on the Austral Islands of French Polynesia is calling for EU stations on 14026 kHz CW. I hear him well at level S7, but the pile-up stretches up to almost 14033 kHz. 
What can a small gun do to get through? 

Sverre Holm, LA3ZA, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from Norway. Contact him at [email protected].

3 Responses to “I think we have a pile-up …”

  • jeff n1kdo:

    That looks like some pretty heinous splatter on a lot of those signals.

  • k8gu:

    Nasty key clicks. The great thing about having the waterfall display is that it’s pretty easy to watch the pattern of the DX operator and figure out what’s going on…

  • Steve VA7KH:

    12m worked well for me from the west coast of VE-land. I am QRP with a 44ft doublet in the attic and the TX6G signal wasn’t great so I left my K2 monitoring. For two brief occasions at the same time on consecutive days, the signal suddenly boomed in with zero pile-up! Squirted my call and full copy – we obviously had a pipeline connection. They then called CQ with no takers until the skip moved on. I wish you the best of luck.

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