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WA9PIE-2 DX Cluster

The WA9PIE-2 Global DX Spotting Network is open to all ham radio operators.

Access via telnet at: telnet://hrd.wa9pie.net:8000

A bit about the WA9PIE-2 Global DX Spotting Network:
  • It is hosted in the Google Cloud to enable a high-speed service that is highly reliable.
  • This cluster node does not filter spots.  I leave this up to the connected stations to decide what they wish to filter.
  • This cluster node is directly connected to many DX cluster nodes around the world where more than 80% of the user created spots originate.
    • 6 nodes in NA
    • 8 nodes in EU
    • 2 nodes in AS
    • 1 node in SA
    • 1 node in OC
    • (There are no full-time cluster nodes in Africa or Antarctica.)
  • As such, it is truly a "global spotting network."  There is no need to maintain multiple connections to various DX cluster nodes or to wonder where the most up-to-date spots might come from.  This has all been taken care of in the design of WA9PIE-2.
At any one time, there are roughly 6,000 ham radio operators connected to this network of nodes.