First UK 288 GHz CW Contact

Video of the first UK two-way CW contact at 288 GHz which took place at Higham in Kent on August 2, 2019, between Roger Ray G8CUB/P and Chris Whitmarsh G0FDZ/P

The contact was over a distance of 175 metres in grid locator JO01FK60.

The clip begins with an earlier attempt on the same day over a longer distance of 1.2 km which resulted in a 589 signal being received one way from JO01FK60UC to JO01FK62JR.

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BARTG GB60ATG Special Event

Members of the British Amateur Radio Teledata Group (BARTG) will be active as GB60ATG until June 2020.
The BARTG is celebrating their 60th Year Diamond Jubilee anniversary with this callsign. Special Awards are available for contacts with GB60ATG using any Data Mode.

QSL via M0OXO's OQRS (Bureau cards ONLY via OQRS).

PLEASE NOTE: The GB60ATG callsign will be active from several parts of the UK during the year of operation.

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The country of operation at any time will be shown on the schedule page of the BARTG Website -