I want to plot Ross VK1UN's reception of my WSPR signal using the data on the site. Here's the output I want (pretty much).
To get this, I go to the wsprnet.org site, run a report of my transmissions and vk1un's receptions of me. Then I copy the table data from the web browser and paste it into a text file called "wspr.txt", then I run this python script to clean it up ready for gnuplot.
INFILE = "wspr.txt"
OUTFILE = "data.txt"
infile = csv.reader(open(INFILE, "r"),
delimiter = "\t")
outfile = csv.writer(open(OUTFILE, "w"))
for row in infile:
timestamp = row.strip()
call = row.strip()
sn = row.strip()
receiver = row.strip()
#print("'%s': '%s'" % (timestamp, sn))
outrow = (timestamp, sn)
Then I run the following gnuplot commands to draw the graph above.
set terminal png size 405, 320
set title "40m WSPR VK2TPM - VK1UN"
set output "WSPR.png"
set xlabel "DATE"
set ylabel "S/N"
set xdata time
set timefmt "%Y-%m-%d %H:%M"
set xtics format "%d"
set datafile separator ","
plot "data.txt" using 1:2 title 'S/N' with points
One thing that eludes me is how to get the date xlabel to change once a day. Any tips most welcome.
By the way the plot shows two days on the half wave dipole followed by one day on the half size G5RV. Not much between them. (Well, not enough data to tell).
Here's VK6ZRY's reception reports: