Wi-Fi DX statistics – Płock, Poland

1. Received networks count

July 2015: Initial Wi-Fi DX setup with 31 dBi grid antenna & MikroTik Metal 5SHPn – 8 m AGL
28th May 2017:  MikroTik QRT5 antenna overnight test on a temporary 15 m mast
6th July 2017:  MikroTik QRT5 antenna overnight test on a temporary 18 m mast
August 2017: New stationary mast with MikroTik QRT5 antenna – 18 m AGL
October 2017: New antenna – RocketDish 5G31-AC – 18 m AGL (until May 2020)

January 2020: Excellent inversion over Poland (5600+ networks logged in one day)
May 2020: The 18 m mast was damaged after a maintenance
August 2020: New mast and antenna – RocketDish 5G34 & 2× Metal 5SHPn – 20 m AGL

2. Maximum distance (ODX)

Autumn 2015: 300+ km record (Grid 31 dBi & Metal 5SHPn – 8m AGL)

October 2017: 360+ km record (RocketDish 5G31-AC 31 dBi & RB912UAG – 18m AGL)

October 2018: 460+ km record (RocketDish 5G31-AC 31 dBi & RB912UAG – 18m AGL)

September 2020: 480+ km record (RocketDish 5G34 & 2× Metal 5SHPn – 20m AGL)

3. Maximum signal level

The RSSI histogram is based only on data collected between August 2020 and March 2021 using RocketDish 5G34 antenna and 2× Metal 5SHPn radio per each polarization (-93 dBm sensitivity specified in datasheet).


The map of all received and identified networks: https://wifi.fmdx.pl/maps/
Daily logs are also available there (in the menu on the left), like these:
https://wifi.fmdx.pl/maps/#20200102gigatropo – received networks count record
https://wifi.fmdx.pl/maps/#20200920_21UKR – distance record

Detailed information about Wi-Fi DXing equipment: The story of Wi-Fi DXing