New tropo world record contact between Cape Verde Islands and Scotland made at 432 MHz

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by G4TUT, Dec 29, 2019.

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  1. G1YBB

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    Ei3kd worked the D41CV station on ssb, that's over 4000km I think, as much as Ireland to USA. On 432MHz!
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  2. G3SEA

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    Cool ! No matter what the mode :cool:

    Hauoli Makahiki Hou for 2020 ! :cool:

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  3. WA5KM

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    Not a contact. FT8 computers. Change the headline. How many retries did each computer make and what spectrum they fall-back to? How long did it take to make a "contact" ? Were the "hams" in attendance ?.
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  4. K0UO

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    They did not know it happened until they checked the PCs log a week later!!!!
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  5. KB2HSH

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  6. ZS6EGB

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    Any propagation that will carry our signals is great! Wonderful achievement.
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  7. N7XCZ

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    SSB and CW ?!?! no way AM and spark gap transmitters like it is supposed to be :rolleyes:
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  8. G7DAZ

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    FT8 indeed !! ....what were they both thinking !! SHOULD be smoke signals or messages in the sand !!
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  9. KL7DZQ

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    That's amazing!!
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  10. NL7W

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    You made a funny!
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