Archive for tag: wspr

On properly operating a WSPR station…

January 25, 2010 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Anyone who is subscribed to the QRP-L has likely been subjected to a long string of complaints against WSPR in the past week or so. This began with a generic complaint against a “consistent carrier” on 7.040. This rapidly decayed into a long series of rants against WSPR. Since I’m rather more fond of WSPR […]

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Listening to WSPR activity

May 6, 2009 | Amateur Radio, QRSS | By: Mark VandeWettering

Over the past few days, I finally got a windows box up and running so I could run the official WSPR executable from WSJT. In the short time I’ve been listening, I’ve gotten quite a few spots from stations who haven’t been able to hear me. I made a quick map of all the sites […]

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Aircraft reflection? Or something else?

January 12, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

This duplicates a posting I made on the wsprnet.org website. Aircraft reflection? Or something else? | WSPRnet On Saturday, Jan 10th, I had my transmit-only beacon that I wrote sending both a visual MEPT indicator (the MV that you can see in the attached image) and the WSPR beacon, and tried out a simple program […]

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K6HX beaconing on 30m with WSPR/MEPT

January 1, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Okay, I hadn’t been doing any WSPR beacon operations since before Thanksgiving (which was also before my new callsign) and I was kind of bored today, so I dug out my power supply, tuner and interface and set my computer beaconing again on 30m. It’s a combination beacon: using WSPR above 10.140100, and a visual […]

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