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Global HF Digital Mode Band Plan Review

Excellent news from the IARU on the proposed harmonization of the Digital Band segments Globally from Dave K1ZZ. Grant Wllis VK5GR as the WIA IARU Region3 representative has been has been working though the WIA on behalf of the IARU Region 3 Band Plan committee Chairman Sion 9M2CQC. As frequency allocations and amateur radio operating…
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Australian 70cms digital record extended to 2806 kms!

Early on the morning of the 5th of December 2019, there was a remarkable tropo contact between Leigh, VK2KRR and Peter, VK6KXW on 70cms across the Australian continent. The distance was 2,806 kms and crossed over the Great Australian Bight, a part of the ocean well noted for tropospheric ducting. This was a new record…
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