The group that’s been activating Macau as XX9D for the past week or so reports its biggest challenge is not so much managing the pileups but hearing the pileups in the first place due to high noise levels. Nonetheless, the group has managed some 18,000 contacts on 160 through 6 meters, and the operators credit FT8 with making many of those possible.
“All team members are a little bit disappoint…
Source: ARRL News
Link: XX9D in Macau: And You Think Your Noise Problem is Bad