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VHF - UHF Records Update

Latest records

New 2 metre VK3 record
VK3ZAZ ZK1AKW 30/01/18 3009.7 km

47 GHz - VK5 State Record
VK5KK VK5ZD 08/01/18 154.0 km

Digital Modes - 50 MHz
VK3ZAZ ZP5SNA 21/12/17 12731.2 km
VK3OER ZP5SNA 21/12/17 12743.4 km
VK3OER N8JX 01/01/18 15739.9 km

Digital EME - 144 MHz
VK4CDI EA8DBM 10/11/17 18918.5 km

EME - 1296 MHz
VK4CDI EA8DBM 05/11/17 18918.5 km

The full list of current and past VHF/UHF records is available in the "Files for Download" section.

Recent records in chronological order

Not Quite So New Record:
10 GHz VK3 record: Geoff Hughes VK3AUX to Rob Dickson VK3YFU (now VK3KRD), 15/03/80, 59.7 km.

New 47 GHz Record for VK5
VK5KK to VK5TE 18/03/17 146.5 km

New 122 GHz National Record
VK5KK to VK5ZD 01/06/17 5.3 km

EME - 3.4 GHz
VK3NX GB6GHY 28/08/17 17263.8 km

Details supplied by Charlie VK3NX:
GB6GHY using 32m dish at the Goonhilly Earth station facility in Cornwall. Main operator was Brian Coleman G4NNS. Charlie VK3NX using 100W to 3.7m dish with CP feed (scaled version of RA3AQ).

First Ever Records for VK9C (Cocos Island)

Lance Collister W7GJ, operating as VK9CGJ, worked Geoff Robinson VK4KJJ to create two first-time call area records.
144 MHz VK9CGJ to VK4KJJ/VK9C 16/09/17 0.9 km
432 MHz VK9CGJ to VK4KJJ/VK9C 17/09/17 0.9 km

Digital EME - 10 GHz
National and World Record
VK7MO WA3LBI 09/09/17 18951.0 km
(Distance corrected in accordance with IARU approved calculation).

Optical Records

VK5 Home/Portable VK5ZD VK5ZT 22/09/17 54.0 km
VK5 Home/Portable VK5ZD VK5ZT 07/10/17 91.0 km
Digital Modes Nat. VK5ZD VK5ZT 07/10/17 91.0 km

Record claim conditions

Please refer to the PDF file in the "Files for Download" section below.

Files For Download

Current Records
VHF Records 180219.pdf

List of all Australian VHF-UHF records since 1947
VHF Records History 180219.pdf

VHF-UHF record claim conditions, and a record claim form
VHF Record Claims 180100.pdf

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