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It's silent over there... USA is full of FT8 stations, in Canada you can count them on one hand and you don't even need all your fingers...

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closed as unclear what you're asking by Kevin Reid AG6YO Jan 10 at 1:27

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  • $\begingroup$ Respectfully, can you provide us with a reference showing that? $\endgroup$ – Mike Waters Jan 9 at 21:27
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    $\begingroup$ The title says "How many" and the body of your question says "Why?" Please edit your question to clarify it, and note that "why" is likely to be essentially only answerable by speculation, which is not allowed. $\endgroup$ – Kevin Reid AG6YO Jan 10 at 1:27
  • $\begingroup$ This would be a good use case for downloading and analyzing wsprnet / pskreporter data $\endgroup$ – Phil Frost - W8II Jan 10 at 15:57
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    $\begingroup$ IMO this question is not at all unclear, and eliminating the "why" part is a simple edit. Doesn't deserve to be closed. $\endgroup$ – Phil Frost - W8II Jan 10 at 20:46
  • $\begingroup$ By the way, my question is very clear. You just need to read it. $\endgroup$ – Patrick Verschuren Jan 11 at 7:25
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If there is any merit to your claim, consider that Canada has ~ 69,000 hams while the US has ~800,000 hams according to Wikipedia. With less than 10% of the number of hams in Canada compared to the US, it is plausible that for any mode you will hear far less Canadian hams than US hams.

If you then project that the population density of hams follows the general population density, Canada will have the majority of the ham population in the Quebec and Ontario provinces and then generally closer to the US border. If you are located within this region you are less likely to "hear" the majority of Canadian hams on HF frequencies due to propagation effects.

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    $\begingroup$ This is what I couldn't find. "consider that Canada has ~ 69,000 hams while the US has ~800,000 hams according to Wikipedia." I have my info from PSK-reporter and my own experience. I don't work Canada on a weekly base. USA a couple of time a day... That's why I came to this question. Thanks for the answer :) 73, Patrick PE5I $\endgroup$ – Patrick Verschuren Jan 11 at 7:18

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