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WSPR

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…