It all depends on the weather, sunspots and other factors. I'm not 100% sure, but, I think there is some information in the wiki area of the site. Also, there are some VERY intelligent people on here about skip/tropo. Also, look through some of the other posts in this forum. It should help ya out as well.trainman111 said:Does the skip occur at a predictable time, or does it just happen whenever it feels like it? I'm new to the whole skip thing and I wanted to know if it was predictable so I knew when to listen to the scanner.