+++    1. June 16th. 2019: History was made on VHF - The first ever Transatlantic QSO's on 144 MHz
2. FT8 chaos during Sporadic E    +++
On June 16. 2019 a new chapter was written in the book of VHF DX. D41CV [OP: EA8FF] made the first ever 144MHz QSO across the Atlantic Ocean on the evening of June 16.. This is what generations of VHF operators on both sides of the pond were waiting for in decades. The QSO's took place between D41CV and FG4ST and FG8OJ. On June 17. they added FM5AN.
Congrats to the milestone to D41CV from the whole MMMonVHF team.

The first 144 MHz Sporadic E showed what was already expected: chaos on 144.174. QSO's were not completed due to local QRM. We strongly advise you to use the same sequence procedure as used for meteorscatter (reminder DL and middle EU is 2.period). We, as experienced VHF-DX-ers, should not judge but teach the unexperienced ....

Todays MUF propagation

Data by DXrobot / PE1NWL
and LiveMUF / G7RAU

Todays MS propagation

Data averaged from 8 RMOB
sources across Europe

Todays SOLAR propagation

Data by DXCluster VHFDX.EU

Latest ES   2019-06-19

Sporadic E

Latest TR   2019-06-16

A remarkable day....the frontiers of VHF DX-ing have been pushed further.
D41CV and FG8OJ succeeded in a transatlantic FT8 QSO over 3876 km...

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2019-06-20 09:20 by DG2KBC:
Several maps have been reactivated at MMMonVHF
2019-05-31 07:40 by F1CBC:
This WE 1&2Jun19 france championship rom 144Mhz to 47Ghz
2019-03-31 08:29 by PA3KC:
QRL? Is this shoutbox in use?
2019-01-14 16:15 by K0IMJ:
Beamspinners 2 meter SSB net was great today
2018-12-16 12:27 by PA5MS:
A pitty all maps disapeared there is less info to find now on current and past propagation.
2018-10-09 16:41 by DG2KBC:
Note: All Google maps had to be removed, due to change of payment. Sorry for that, 73 Ansgar/DG2KBC
2018-07-06 14:35 by WE7L:
N0YK/m QRV 144.2MHz and 432.1 SSB
2018-07-06 14:33 by WE7L:
N0YK/m Chad is on Pikes Peak Colorado now at 14k feet
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2018-01-06 16:28 by PA4EME:
check dl1dbc.net in section HELP
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