New 23cm IARU Region 1 record claimed

| July 21, 2017

Terry M0VRL reports that on 14 July 2017 he completed a QSO of 2,662km, from IO70PO to IL28FC, with Pedro EA8AVI in the Canary Islands that breaks the UK and Region 1 23cm tropo records.

Terry runs an Icom IC-910X, a Gemini 23 power amp and a 67 element Wimo Yagi.

Pedro runs an Icom 910X to a 23 element Tonna Yagi.

Reports of 51 both ways were exchanged on SSB.

The QSO was completed at 2021UTC with an exchange of reports and locators.

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