“Successful Bilateral Transatlantic 144 MHz QSO made !
Between 04 and 05 October 2016 a new record was set.
PY1MHZ Marcos received in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil from locator GG87JC the 2 m signal of V51PJ from locator JG82IE in Rosh Pinah, Namibia by using digital mode WSJT-X via Tropospheric ducting.
The distance between the two stations is 5987 km
Here the details of the records:
Mode: WSJT-X – QRA64
Time and intensity:
04 OCT 2016 2038 UTC -37db at PY1MHZ
05 OCT 2016 0028 UTC -36db at V51PJ
PY1MHZ 2x12el Horizontal polarity, 400W, Preamp16db
V51PJ 2x13el Horizontal polarity, 1kW
Only thanks to the persistence and determination of these OM this historic achievement was possible.
We are all thankful to K1JT Joe Taylor that continuingly provides to our community state of the art software.”
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