If YOU are in the UK but NOT under the path of totality
This also applies to radio users on the Continent either in Spain,
France, Italy or Switzerland. and using HF (3-30MHz).
If you are in the UK then you are North of the passage of the eclipse.
Your best contacts are ON THE OTHER SIDE where the MID-POINT between
you and them is near the path of the total eclipse.
||Figure 1 The types of contact to make for people in the UK. Across
the path of totality with the mid-point approximately on the path of totality.
Distances should be between 200 km to 1500 km.
(click on image to enlarge)