First 6m transatlantic Opera decode achieved

| August 8, 2014

At 14.27 on 21 July, WD4KPD decoded the first 6m band transatlantic Opera beacon transmission from Graham, G0NBD, at a range of 3,664 miles.

The transmitting station used Opera mode OP1 with the 60 second transmit time pre-set for the 6m band.

The aerial was a home-made 2 element Quad located in the roof space of the house.

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