The Search for MH370

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OE-FGR Case Study

OE-FGR Case Study

In this case study we analyse the tragic flight of a Cessna 551 Citation II/SP registration OE-FGR, which crashed after fuel exhaustion into the Baltic Sea off the coast of Latvia on Sunday 4th September 2022. The aircraft departed Jerez-La Parra Airport (XRY) in...
MH370 Detection and Tracking

MH370 Detection and Tracking

MH370 crashed between 00:22 UTC and 00:27 UTC. At 00:22 UTC the position from the WSPRnet analysis was estimated to be 30.00°S 98.70°E. At 00:26 UTC the position from the WSPRnet analysis was estimated to be 30.57°S 98.75°E. The crash location is further north than...
N395JP Case Study

N395JP Case Study

In a previous paper we have successfully detected and tracked a large aircraft, a Boeing 777-300ER, but what about small aircraft. In this case study we detect and track the flight of a Diamond DA40 single engine aircraft registration N395JP during a 48 minute...
EK421 Case Study

EK421 Case Study

Emirates flight EK421 on 1st June 2022 from Perth, Australia to Dubai, UAE took 10 hours 31 minutes. The aircraft operating this flight was a Boeing 777-300ER and departed Perth International Airport at 14:26 UTC arriving in Dubai International Airport at 00:57...
WSPR Propagation

WSPR Propagation

There are around 4 Million WSPRnet global links between amateur radio transmitters and receivers every day. Approximately 60,000 of these are propagations over distances greater than 15,000 km. The question arises exactly how far can HF radio waves propagate?...
MH370 WSPR Technical Report

MH370 WSPR Technical Report

WSPR technology can be used to detect and track aircraft. This paper underpins the flight path report published 31st December 2021 which provided the findings every two minutes during the entire flight of MH370 from 7th March 2014 16:42 UTC to 8th March 2014 00:20...
Guest Post by Dr. Robert Westphal

Guest Post by Dr. Robert Westphal

Rob presents his working paper on remote sensing of aircraft in the Southern Hemisphere by using WSPR at open sea without surveillance radar and ADS-B location, demonstrated using four different cases. Rob asks 4 key questions in his paper and provides the answers: Is...
SpaceX Launch

SpaceX Launch

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon 9 lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center on 3 February 2022 at 18:13:20 UTC with 49 Starlink satellites to be deployed on mission Starlink 4-7. As the Falcon 9 was inclined towards the equator at approx 53 degrees, TI4JWC in Costa...
MH370 Flight Path

MH370 Flight Path

This MH370 flight path report provides the findings every two minutes during the entire flight of MH370 from 7th March 2014 16:42 UTC to 8th March 2014 00:20 UTC. The analysis used the Global Detection and Tracking of Any Aircraft Anywhere (GDTAAA) software...
MH370 GDTAAA Analysis

MH370 GDTAAA Analysis

The GDTAAA WSPRnet MH370 Analysis Preliminary Findings place the crash location at 33.177°S 95.300°E just 6 nm East of the 7th Arc. In the original report I incorrectly stated that the crash location was not included in the ATSB 2015 search area and only in the ATSB...
How Can WSPR Help Find MH370?

How Can WSPR Help Find MH370?

During the timeframe of the MH370 flight between 7th March 2014 16:00 TC and 8th March 2014 01:00 UTC there are 60,627 WSPR links over distances greater than 1,000 km, thanks to many dedicated radio amateurs world wide. There is an average of 224 WSPR links every two...
Maldives Aircraft Sighting

Maldives Aircraft Sighting

A number of eye witnesses on the island of Kuda Huvadhoo in the Maldives reported seeing a large low flying aircraft early in the morning of 8th March 2014. Blaine Gibson travelled to the island and interviewed the eye witnesses whose reports appeared credible....