Month: July 2013

A World First – Experiments on the 60m (5 MHz) band with QRSS

Eight ten minute frames stacked together showing G6NHU received on 60m QRSS at W4HBK - 7288 km

The 60m band is fairly new amateur radio allocation, first introduced in 2002 but only to a few countries such as the United Kingdom, Finland, Denmark, the USA, Ireland, Iceland and Norway.  I had an experimental Notice of Variation for 5 MHz on my licence a few years ago and I renewed it when we […]

Statistics – June 2013

Another quiet month for me with far fewer QSOs than previous months. Once again, I’ve been doing a lot of low power propagation testing in June using WSPR and QRSS and so I’ve really not actually operated the wireless much making contacts. I worked three new countries this month, they were Ghana, Botswana and Laos. […]