Terry M0VRL reports that on 14 July 2017 he completed a QSO of 2,662km, from IO70PO to IL28FC, with Pedro EA8AVI in the Canary Islands that breaks the UK and Region 1 23cm tropo records.
Terry runs an Icom IC-910X, a Gemini 23 power amp and a 67 element Wimo Yagi.
Pedro runs an Icom 910X to a 23 element Tonna Yagi.
Reports of 51 both ways were exchanged on SSB.
The QSO was completed at 2021UTC with an exchange of reports and locators.