I’ve just started experimenting with WSPR – a weak signals digital mode, using the Icom IC703 and 5W to a 15m end-fed wire. I’d been transmitting on and off for around an hour, checking in the WSPRnet spots database to see how far away I was being copied.

Imagine my surprise when I saw this one.

2014-05-20 19:32 G4IRX 10.140155 -26 0 IO92jv 5 VK5MR PF96lh 16221 72

I double-checked VK5MR’s reported spots – he was hearing lots of EU and some Japanese traffic so I guess he must be operating from home! Now if only I could get that far on 10MHz APRS…

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  1. Andrew VK5MR

    Great to copy your wspr signal on 10mhz.
    Yes I am located in South Australia in pf96lh.
    I run a total of 9 wspr receivers and 3 computers, my set up on 30m is a 120m OCF dipole at 6m above ground. At my current location I am close to 600m above sea level.
    Hope to spot you again soon.
    Andrew VK5Mr


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