Tag: FT8

100 Countries in 2 weeks with 10 Watt

I wanted to see how long it would take to contact 100 countries using automated software and only 10 watts. For that challenge, I wrote a plugin that replies to any call from any country I haven't worked at least 4 times.

Followup on: where are all the hams?

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post asking the question "Where are all the hams?". For that blog post, I generated heat maps of regions of the world showing WSPR1 activity. A few days ago, I sent an email to Philip Gladstone, from the PSK Reporter's …

Where are all the hams?

When I build or install a new antenna, I always run a series of tests. Like everyone else, I look at the resonant frequency and SWR. But to see how the antenna is performing, I run WSPR1 for a few days. Then I use the data collected by WSPR …

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