Topband: sdrWEB not going in my log
sm2cew at telia.com
Tue Jan 16 03:09:23 EST 2018
- Station A in North America is calling CQ on 1827.0 and is heard by
Station B in Europe via a webSDR located 50 km away from Station A in
- Station B in Europe is calling Station A - who is listening via a
webSDR in Europe located 50 km away from Station B
- Both stations exchange 599+ reports and greetings for a fine QSO.
Wow, their signal made it 50 km via the airwaves at both ends and was
then "carried" across the world via the Internet.
What a wonderful Top Band QSO, carried out "the modern way",
embracing new technology.
At 06:44 2018-01-16, terry burge wrote:
>Well I guess I had to find out what all the fuss was about so I went
>on line and tried some of these European webSDR's. Just worked OK2RZ
>and YT1AA. Also heard I5ZSS. Using the SDR it's like shooting fish
>in the barrel. At least when you plug into the right SDR over there.
>They are not going in my log but I did find out it is easy to do.
>And I believe it would get so easy the fascination with working the
>world would be gone for me. It works but the most of what I got out
>of it was how strong the Europeans were 'over there' and how poor my
>reception was here in Oregon. Like nil!
>So much for that. But before you think there are only a few of those
>webSDR's, take another think on that. There apparently are dozens,
>maybe hundreds. Don't think they will care what a few of us old Ham
>Radio geeks think.
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