via the RSGB: New 23cm IARU Region 1 record claimed

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.

via Radio Society of Great Britain – Main Site http://ift.tt/2uIILue

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