Congratulations SV2DCD and ZS6WAB: 70MHz first

Just catching up with the week’s VHF news. Really good to see this video of the first ever 70MHz TEP QSO between Greece and South Africa.They start out on WSJT but stick with the video and you’ll hear them work on SSB.Congratulations to you both!And I wish I could get my FT847 to work *that* well on 70MHz. I’ve seen the receive board advertised on eBay. Interesting that Leo, SV2DCD’s 847 will run about 70W output!

Tim Kirby, G4VXE, is a regular contributor to and writes from Oxfordshire, England. Contact him at [email protected].

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