Thursday, December 19, 2019

Spotted in China on FT8

I was very pleased to see my FT-8 signal on 30m spotted in China the other day. I could not see them on the waterfall but none the less it was a nice surprise to see.

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  1. Hello Mike, very nice. The question always is, is this a longpath or shortpath signal. From the picture it does suggest you're in the greyline and it was shortpath. But on 30m it is not always certain. Interesting! 73, Bas

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    1. Good evening Bas, yes I agree it seems to be short path. I have a new antenna tuner the LDG 200proII and it seems to be a much better tuner than the old (sold already) LDG 100pro (not the proII) last evening I tried it out on 60m, and I was able to get a very decent match. I was able to make one contact on 60m and only one due to a time commitment I had to go to. It's great to see I now have 60m as well to explore FT8.
      73 and Merry Christmas to you and your family
      Mike
      VE9KK

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