The Weak Signal Propagation Reporter Network is a group of amateur radio operators using K1JT's MEPT_JT digital mode to probe radio frequency propagation conditions using very low power (QRP/QRPp) transmissions. The software is open source, and the data collected are available to the public through this site.

Please note 80m frequency change to 3.5686 MHz (USB)

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Please note, the WSPRNet site has been updated to reflect the change to the 80m WSPR frequency which is now 3.568600 MHz USB.

Thank you to K1JT and G4ZFQ for pointing this out.

73 Gary W1GJM

[From Admins] Map issue -- a fix of sorts

The issue with the Google Maps is related to the change Google made on July 16th, 2018 that severely curtails the free API limits. WSPRNet will be transitioning to an alternative mapping solution as soon as possible.

In the interim I have added a new field to the User Profile form for storing your own Google Maps API Key, if you want to get back to the way things were. You can get your own API Key by following the link below and I would strongly encourage you to read the Q&A down the page.

Doing an overnight test on 474Khz. Running an Hans Summer U3 at about 0.5 watts into a long wire (approx 40M) to get a base line before i make improvements. Estimated output is 1mW EIRP. Its probably a little lower though.

Just finished my first test of my RPi model 2B with it's attached TAPR QRPi Hat, employing a BPF, FET amplfier and LPF. Tx signal strength was ~33dBm, operating for 24 hours on 20M 14.0971MHz. Reception spots are logged from as far west as California and many inbetween. No EU spots that I can see.

Thanks all and Thanks to JT for the programand TAPR for the Hat.

I rented some rural accommodation over the weekend (9/10 March) to get away from the city noise for the RSGB Commonwealth CW contest. After the contest ended (Sunday 10:00z) I ran WSPR overnight until Monday morning. The 20-30 dB reduction in noise made a huge difference. I usually struggle to decode any NA stations on 40M long path from my city QTH but in this quiet location I could decode many NA long path stations until 3 hours after sunrise. I was using a full size quarter wave vertical (2 x elevated radials) on 80M and a multi-band dipole (20mh) for 40M and 20M.

At first I thought it is a joke, that a bare RasPi should work as a WSPR transmitter.
OK, I quickly burned an image, tuned my matching network to 160m, soldered a low pass filter and BANG! I couldn't stop stunning at the results.

This really carried me away and I also started tests on 40m with the same antenna. Here on 40m I could bridge the Atlantic, but comparing results 160m still seems to be more interesting.

I'll try to build a small PA with a BS170 and I'm already curious about the impact on 160m.

Hello everyone, I am finally getting in to WSPR. I tried it over a year ago, but did not quite understand it. Now that I understand it, I'm going in!

Here goes nothing!

Hello,
Just finished this new kit. Maybe can be interesting for experimenters.
Check my website for more info
http://jackdev23.wixsite.com/iw2ndh-swr-analyzer

Sorry for transmitting wrong output power on February, 20, 2019.
It was 1 Watt all the time, not 0,001 Watt due to a notebook malfunction.

Watching 80 meters at 2AM local time here. Not a lot of spots on others, but it is mostly consistent. A short list of the same stations repeating. I am getting the usual stations seeing me, but these must be set up with very good rcv antennas. But I will take whatever I can get.

After watching wspr for some time now, it seems to be developing its own kind of intelligence between stations. I wonder that the community of wspr is a sort of "hive" mind that is fully aware of the other stations, and is even connected with the RF physics of Earth to promote the communication channels that it wants.

Because the human owners of the stations are largely out of the picture, other than the rote setting up of the equipment, it is left to the emf physics to determine who is heard by whom, and then it begins a sort of machine language between the stations.

Okay I have been writing and sort of occasionally glancing at the wspr results. Have had it on 80 meters through the night as usual. At the moment 80 looks active. 2-3-4 spots on my signal per transmission. I am showing trending up with stns that i hear. 5 decodes between my 20% packets. So that looks good to me.

I will occasionally submit heard spots now. I have an IC-9100 and want to see what I can hear on 20m and other bands.

Okay I think I posted the date wrong in that last blog post. Not March yet. See? I could use an editor. An editor with a shredder.

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