Monday, October 5, 2020

I was wrong....portable WSPR results

 I was wrong assuming I had no spots transmitting one slot after my unsuccessful participation in the POC yesterday. Although I programmed WSPRwatch with the call PE4BAS/P I probabely transmitted PE4BAS only (a glitch in the software?). By coincidence I checked WSPRwatch on my iphone today when I saw my signal was spotted after all...

I had similair results in the past with 5W and the superantenna MP-1 setup. It is always a surprise that such a small antenna does so much magic. The nice thing with this setup is that I don't need a tablet or computer to transmit WSPR. Only the WSPRwatch app on my iphone will do.

When weather is good I certainly want to try this setup at the coast near the sea. Setting up the station to do some WSPR transmissions will only take 5 minutes. Same for breaking down. I could do a complete experiment in just 20 minutes. It takes longer to walk to the water and find a suitable place for the experiment.


  1. Interesting! Imagine 5W plus a minimum 10dB enhancement - you will be the King of WSPR!

    1. Would be nice to see the diffence and repeat your experiments on this side. 73, Bas


Thanks for your comment. Bedankt voor je reactie. 73, Bas