WX9XRU 70MHz beacon now active

Dave, WW2R/5 reports that the WX9XRU 70MHz beacon in Virginia was activated on Saturday afternoon, 26th May. The beacon is beamed across the Atlantic, so hopefully there will be many reports from Europe this summer.

Dave heard the beacon, by Es off the back of its' beam on Sunday on his 70MHz dipole over a distance of 1626km.

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

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