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Backpack eme

There are rumours about that an eme contact between W5RZ and DL7APV was completed this weekend using a backpack station. No other details yet.

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It’s feasible using a single Yagi (19elel) and about 150W on 70cms using JT65 (or some other such mode).

You’d need:
70cms trx
150W+ PA

Probably you can do it with less uplink if the other station is a serious EME station.


On Sat Sept. 8th I could Work Tom MX0CNS with his DIPOL!!! & 60w easy -27/-21

That about sums up the required equipment.

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35 watts and 19 element from IO87 - not me incidentally