A historic contact was made on Sunday the 16th June 2019 when the Atlantic was spanned for the first time on 144 MHz.
D41CV on Cape Verde Islands off the coast of Africa managed to work FG8OJ in Guadeloupe on 144.174 MHz using the FT8 digital mode.
The distance was an incredible 3,867 kms.
To put that into context, the distance from the west coast of Ireland to Newfoundland is 3,000 kms.
Tropo prediction maps show a path right across the Atlantic and suggest that even more incredble contacts may be possible….. READ MORE
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In this video from Pacificon 2021, Will Jourdain (AA4WJ) talks about all the fun gear at the ICOM America booth. Read more
Fantastic “must-see” entertaining and practical buildathon with Mike M0MSN & Callum showing the complete build of a 4:1 Balun. Read more
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So I grounded the fence to the ground to help my Inverted L on 80m. WIll it make any difference? HUGE project this time – but only 8 minutes for... Read more
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