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Latest records

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

2020 Records

New VK3 and National Record for 134 GHz

Andrew Anderson VK3CV and Noel Higgins VK3NH have set a new national record for the 13 GHz band:
VK3CV - VK3NH 11/06/20 19.0 km

New VK7 and National Records for 1296 MHz

Rex Moncur VK7MO and Nick Wallace ZL1IU have set a new VK7 record for the 1296 MHz band:
VK7MO - ZL1IU 30/01/20 2432.5 km

Hayden Honeywood VK7HH then worked Nick less than 15 minutes later, further extending the VK7 state record and creating a new national 1296 MHz record:

VK7HH - ZL1IU 30/01/20 2458.7 km

The previous national 1296 MHz record, between Les Jenkins VK3ZBJ and Wally Green VK6WG, had stood for almost 32 years:
VK3ZBJ - VK6WG 18/03/88 2455.1 km

Recent records

2019 records (most recent first)

New VK2 record on 10 GHz
Rex Moncur VK7MO and Roger Corbett ZL3RC have set a new VK2 record for the 10 GHz band.
VK7MO/2 - ZL3RC 0/12/19 2040.4 km

New VK4 and National records on 245 GHz
Stefan VK4CSD and Roland VK4FB have set new VK4 and national records on 245 GHz, then a couple of weeks later they repeated the effort on 134 GHz.

245 GHz: VK4CSD - VK4FB 05/12/2019 3.8 km
134 GHz: VK4CSD - VK4FB 20/12/2019 3.8 km

New National and Digital Modes records for 47 GHz

David VK5KK and Iain VK5ZD have set new VK3, national and Digital Modes records on the 47 GHz band:
VK5KK/3 - VK5ZD/3 14/11/2019 181.2 km

New VK4 and National 3.4 GHz Record

Kevin Johnston VK4UH and Stephen Hayman ZL1TPH have set a new national 3.4 GHz record. The date was 22 November 2019 and the distance 2193.0 km.

The previous national record for this band stood for more than 30 years:
VK5 / VK6 / National Reg Galle VK5QR worked Wally Green VK6WG, 25 January 1986, 1885.5 km

New 3.4 GHz VK7 Digital Modes Record

Hayden Honeywood VK7HH, Richard Howlett VK7ZBX and Ralph Edgar VK3WRE have set a new VK7 record distance of 502.8 km in two record categories: 2.4 GHz SSB and 3.4 GHz Digital Modes.

New 3.4 GHz National Digital Modes Record

Hayden VK7HH has set a new 3.4 GHz digital modes record (using FT8) with Peter VK7PD and Andre' VK7ZAB. Hayden operated from Mt Wellington, Peter and Andre' from Mt Barrow.
VK7HH/7 VK7PD/7 and VK7ZAB/7 02/09/2019 168.7 km

New 122 GHz National Digital Modes Record
VK4FB/4 VK4CSD/4 11/08/2019 92.1 km

New 122 GHz National Record
VK4FB VK4CSD 24/07/19 69.6 km

Previous national records were:
VK3CV VK3NH 24/06/19 59.6 km
VK4FB VK4CSD 31/05/19 43.2 km

76 GHz - Two new VK4 and national records

Stefan VK4CSD and Roland VK4FB have set two new distance records on the 76 GHz band.

VK4 and National
VK4FB/4 VK4CSD/4 14/07/19 154.8 km
VK4FB/4 VK4CSD/4 18/07/19 170.1 km

24 GHz

VK1 VK5ZD/1 VK5KK/2 18/03/19 84.2 km
Mobile VK5ZD/M5 VK5KK/M2 25/03/19 28.5 km

47 GHz

VK1 VK5ZD/1 VK5KK/2 8/03/19 84.2 km
VK2 VK5ZD/1 VK5KK/2 8/03/19 84.2 km
Mobile VK5KK VK5APN 11/03/19 20.8 km
Mobile VK5ZD/M5 VK5KK/M2 25/03/19 28.5 km

76 GHz

VK3 and national: VK5ZD/3 VK5KK/3 17/03/19 141.1 km
Mobile VK5ZD/M5 VK5KK/M2 25/03/19 28.5 km
VK1 VK5ZD/1 VK5KK/2 18/03/19 84.2 km
VK2 VK5ZD/1 VK5KK/2 18/03/19 84.2 km
VK2 VK5ZD/2 VK5KK/2 21/03/19 95.7 KM

122 GHz

VK2 Home/Portable VK2DAG VK2JDS 16/03/19 0.1 km
VK3 Home/Portable VK3CV VK3LN 11/02/19 2.8 km
National Digital Modes VK3CV VK3LN 11/02/19 0.1 km
National Digital Modes VK3CV VK3NH 22/03/19 1.6 km
National Mobile VK3CV VK3LN 11/02/19 0.4 km
VK1 VK5KK/1 VK5ZD/1 9/03/19 3.8 km
VK3 VK5ZD/3 VK5KK/3 18/03/19 5.0 km
National VK4FB VK4CSD 31/03/19 21.2 km
VK1 VK3CV/1 VK3NH/1 10/04/19 4.0 km
VK2 VK3CV/2 VK3NH/2 10/04/19 0.8 km
Mobile VK3CV/M3 VK3NH/3 13/04/19 2.8 km
VK2 VK2JDS VK2CU 28/04/19 3.8 km
VK4 and national VK4FB VK4CSD 05/05/19 31.9 km

Optical
VK1: VK5ZD/1 VK5ZT/2 18/03/19 84.2 km

2018 Records

122 GHz VK5 Home/Portable
VK5KK VK5ZD 07/11/18 13.1 km

122 GHz VK5 Home/Portable
VK5KK VK5ZD 10/10/18 8.0 km

76 GHz VK5 Home/Portable
VK5KK VK5ZD 23/06/18 118.8 km

144 MHz VK9X Home/Portable - Inaugural Record
VK9JD VK3KGR/9X 30/08/18 0.8 km

50 MHz Digital Modes
VK3OER N8JX 01/01/18 15739.9 km

144 MHz VK3 Home/Portable
VK3ZAZ ZK1AKW 30/01/18 3009.7 km

10 GHz VK4 Home/Portable
VK4UH/4 VK7MO/4 26/05/18 429.7 km

10 GHz VK4 Home/Portable
VK4UH/4 VK7MO/4 08/06/18 573.1 km

47 GHz VK4 Home/Portable
VK5ZD/4 VK5KK/4 16/05/18 154.9 km

47 GHz VK5 Home/Portable
VK5KK VK5ZD 08/01/18 154.0 km

122 GHz VK4 Home/Portable - Inaugural Record
VK5ZD/4 VK5KK/4 20/05/18 2.0 km

Optical VK4 Home/Portable - Inaugural Record
VK5ZD/4 VK5ZT/4 16/05/18 72.5 km

2017 Records

Digital Modes - 50 MHz
VK3OT VP8EME 16/12/17 9886.0 km
VK3ZAZ ZP5SNA 21/12/17 12731.2 km
VK3OER ZP5SNA 21/12/17 12743.4 km

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

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

First Ever Records for VK9C (Cocos Island)

144 MHz VK9CGJ to VK4KJJ/VK9C 16/09/17 0.9 km
432 MHz VK9CGJ to VK4KJJ/VK9C 17/09/17 0.9 km

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

10 GHz Digital EME National and World Record
VK7MO WA3LBI 09/09/17 18951.0 km

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

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

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 list - 18 February
VHF Records 200218.pdf

List of all Australian VHF-UHF records since 1947
VHF Records History 200220.pdf

VHF-UHF record claim conditions, and a record claim form
VHF Record Claims 181200.pdf


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