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SOTA – VK Band Usage in 2016

Summary of SOTA activity in VK for 2016 – Top 10 All Mode band usage, some don’t have a top 10!  The default sort order is by points scored. Very few VK SOTA activators are experimenting with 18 MHz and 24 MHz activations.  Of the three WARC bands 10 MHz (30m) was the most popular…

20 December 2016 - working VK3, VK4 and VK5 on 6m Sporadic E

Sporadic E on 6m – 50 MHz SSB

Tuesday 20 December 2016 6m opening lasting several hours.  Operating from my home QTH (QF44MP) 9 km south-west of Canberra GPO, I made several 6m Sporadic E QSOs today plus Matt VK1MA, currently on Norfolk Island 1909 km (1,185 miles) north-east in the South Pacific Ocean, reported hearing me call CQ on 50.110 at 01:15…