Often you will see a Propagation Forecast with the following information. If you are like most of us, when we started, these meant absolutely nothing to you.
Here is a link to one of the best explanations:
Read down to HF Beacon Tracker Programs – that is what we use to verify what the numbers are telling us.http://www.hamuniverse.com/hfbeaconpropagation.html
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