A nice surprise on 60m FT8

I was on 60m operating FT8 just after finishing dinner and to my surprise a fellow blogger John AE5X was calling me on the waterfall. A very nice surprise for sure I have read his blog for some time and it was great to make contact with him on the rig. 
Mike Weir, VE9KK, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from New Brunswick, Canada. Contact him at [email protected].

2 Responses to “A nice surprise on 60m FT8”

  • Charles - WX4CB:

    Been loving FT8, hammering the radio since i got it back up and running, never even thought about 60m and in the last 1/2 after reading this, i’ve made dozens of contacts 😀

  • Mike ve9kk:

    Good evening Charles, yes 60m is very active and I too just am not able to get 80m to tune with the limited antenna I have but 60m works great. Glad you found a new band with a new adventure attached to it.

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