Only downloaded and installed the WSPR program this last sunday and in no time was up and running being spotted and hearing stations a plenty, subsequently spent two days tearing my hair out as although i could receive and the TX was working i failed to show up anywhere, in the early hours this morning i finally realised the DTR/RTS setting on my microham keyer had changed......
Amazing what i can hear and who can hear me, its a shame there are not so many people active on this mode from what i can see !
Either way for the time being just using a Kenwood TS2000 with the power turned down and an old cushcraft R5 i rebuilt to see how it all works with WSPR.
Regards to all F5VLY
I stop for now... go to work.
See you later.
I see station active on Germany.
Turn antenna to 40° and increase power.
running for 1 hour.
I will try to run but it seem that my wspr crash .. (compiled from svn on debian 64bits)
EDIT : again on run... see my call on activity to be sure ;-)
I would like to see american stations to run over atlantic. If someone interested : f8arr at f8arr dot org
I'm running 20 watts from IN94QS in 90° (full East) direction.
This is a 2m band activation ;-)
antenna : 4x8
This weekend WSPR-ing in a portable mode.
Running up to 20 Watts in a fishing pole antenna approx. 12 meters long feeded by a FT-879.
Location is JO22PI, a little town called Vessem in the South East part of Holland.
Just enjoying the beautiful weather on the Camping Site and having the laptop, smart phone, psu, ATU and TRX do the work.
73 de Theo, PA3GHJ
Spurred on by VK2UB's page (cheers Gordon!) I finally got round to initializing my own here: http://www.qsl.net/g0mji/Grab%20Page.html
A great idea which could be incorporated into the Wspr program/site as an option?
If it isn't updating I am either off air, or it crashed.
If there is nothing to see, well that's 4m Wspr for you.
Here's several hours of receiving WSPR on 17m yesterday compressed into a few minutes:
(Caution: it's nearly 30 MBytes)
Getting fustrated now, as I dont seem to be able to hear anyone.
I appear to be getting out ok, but cannot receive although the activity is saying the band is busy ?
Using a Yaesu FT 950
A short visit to Kauai lets me activate a new grid on WSPR.
I have a IC 706MKIIG and a Zepp for 20m.
If I can make winxp behave, I hope some of you will hear me.
My wire antenna is thrown up in mango trees but it is working now.
Best, John K6PZB
Hi to all WSPRers,
Yesterday 06/09/12 at mid-day during my lunchbreak I setup my WSPR gear for the 30m band:
Ultimate QRSS kit 150mW.
Homemade G4ILO (Julian) Wonderloop which has a diameter of just 80cm (made from RG213 coax) on a camera tripod, the loop is about 1,5 above ground.
The QRSS kit is attached to one leg with a bungie cord, the coax going to the loop is about 30cm long.
From 12:00 to 13:00 UTC I had 20 spots, the shortest from LA3JJ a distance of 69 kms, SNR -19, the longest F1VMV a distance of 1760 kms, SNR -6.
I would be interested to hear from anyone who uses a smaller setup for WSPR 30m band.
Vy 73 de Colin DD5CF / G1ZOS
I just bought a ham gadget digital read out for my KWM-2 which for those not in the know is a 1958 Collins Radio tranceiver. This radio is noted for its stable master oscillator so if I can get it on frequency I believe it will run WSPR.
World Wide 2 meter WSPR daily spot report activity has increased 100-fold since this study commenced in June 2012. https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/z-JQdo2jRwePdiH_Os1LmNMTjNZETYmyPJ...
I upload an image of my WSPR window (from Ubuntu Linux) every 15 minutes. You can find it >here<.
I am just getting started I have been using JT65 and now would like to try WSPR.
I have the software downloaded but so far have not gotten much further.
I am using a Signal link with the Icom 7700 I have been able to see the Wav file on the screen.
That is as far as I have been able to go Any ideas on what to do I am on the correct freq keying tune does nothing but led comes on for few seconds and goes off.
Down at the bottom it still says waiting to start. My parameters K9WZB DM24UL USB Audio Codec in and out power 30 DTR com 6.
Idle is checked.
Thanks for any help Garry K9WZB
In preparation for an up-coming talk I am giving at the Spen Valley Amateur Radio Society, I have not been "WSPR"-ing for the last two weeks. The reason? I had to construct an enclosure for the Genesis G40 SDR I use on WSPR. It was running for months as a PCB "blu-tak'd" to my desk, but as I am showing it, I thought I ought make it look like a "proper radio"!!!
It's now resplendent in it's new enclosure, and back on the air for a couple of days prior to taking it to the club for the talk, which is an attempt to describe how SDR works to the layman, the build of the kit, and it's performance so far.
Using the G40, a homebrew 1/4wl vertical, GSDR (the Genesis SDR software), VAC (virtual audio cable) and WSPR, I'm always amazed at where my 5w signal can be copied.
The whole thing, from building and using the kit to increasing the understanding of what goes on "under the hood" has been fascinating, and I recommend it to anyone.
For a few days now I'm working WSPR on 30m with an Ultimate-QRSS-Kit (from Hanssummer and QRPLabs). The power is abt 180mW-HF in an indoor Magloop(home made) fed by abt 15m of RG62 coaxial.
It seems to work great for such a simple QRPP rig and such a simple antenna.
Under these conditions the Magloop seems not work too badly and so far my best distance is 5526km (W1XP).
Since two days now running a WSPR station with my FT817 controlled by an ASUS EeePC.
I'm really happy to not here any fans making background noise in the shack!
Next thing is getting my FT 817 powered up by solar charged batteries.
Hope to see you on my screen someday!
73 de Theo, PA3GHJ!