WSPRpath - a simple program to evaluate spots over a specific path by band and time of day

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WSPRpath - a simple program to evaluate spots over a specific path by band and time of day

I have written a simple Windows program which takes one month's worth of spots you download from wsprnet.org and allows you to find all the spots which lie approximately along a specific path. You specify two circular regions of given radius in kilometers around a pair of Maidenhead locators, one for your own QTH and one for a QTH you desire to contact. The program then prints tables showing how many spots there were on each band during each UTC hour along that path and also an average margin in db above a signal threshold you specify. I have had success using this method to choose a band and time for skeds with friends. It provides a different way of "predicting" propagation.

If you are a Linux user I presume you would still be able to run the program under wine or similar emulator but I have not done so. Please provide feedback if you are able to do this.

To read more and to download the program go to ysobailey.net/wsprpath

I would welcome any comments and suggestions.

73, Jim AJ8S