|The Monteverde Contest Group, best-
known for its D4C contest superstation,
used call sign D41CV to make the first-
ever terrestrial transatlantic contact on
The ARRL Letter reports that the contacts will not qualify for the Irish Radio Transmitters Society's Brendan Trophies because they require transatlantic 2-meter contacts to be between Europe and the Americas. It was noted, however, that the distances covered by these contacts were greater than the distance between Ireland and Newfoundland, the shortest path that would qualify for the award.