Re: 2m FT8 #vhf


I could be misremembering but I believe the only transatlantic UHF/VHF non eme contact was done from an island off the coast of south America to an island off  the coast to Africa and it was done with one of the microwave bands.

On Thu, Sep 12, 2019, 7:28 AM Steve London <n2ic@...> wrote:
Something is wrong with that map. There has never been a confirmed 2 meter QSO
between Europe and the USA, except via moonbounce.

Steve, N2IC

On 09/12/2019 08:16 AM, Dave Moore wrote:
> I spend a lot of time on 6m FT8 and MSK144, but haven't been paying a lot of
> attention to 2m (MSK144) since I'm in the middle of rebuilding the 2m linear. 
> But, the past few weeks, I spot checked PSKreporter and see stuff like this on
> 2m FT8 (24 hour activity window).  Seems sparse in the west, maybe because few
> are checking it out.  Just a thought.  Will probably spend some more time
> monitoring 144.176.
> Dave N7RF
> Boerne, TX

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