Andre Botes, ZS2ACP, in Port Elizabeth worked Willem Badenhorst, ZS6WAB, at Polokwane on 40,682 MHz FSK441 via meteor scatter on 6 August 2015. This is a distance of 1 184 km that is a new South African Radio League record as well as a world record. Ian Roberts, ZS6BTE, and Willem, ZS6WAB set up the first-ever record on this band, over a Tropo distance of around 300 km.
Icom IC-7610 HF/50MHz SDR Transceiver and IC-R8600 Wideband Receiver to be shown at Icom headquarters Amateur Radio Festival (10th December 2016)
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