No, EA8ALD is not a Sporadic E QSO, but a QSO on 40 meter early this morning with bpsk31. Most of the time propagation is poor the last weeks on most HF bands. Fortunately there is Es on 10 or 6 meter. Yesterday I was reported by TF3HZ, EA1FAQ and DK6UG on 10 meter last night with WSPR. Today I have WSPR running on 6 meter with 5 watts into a 5/8 vertical. 5 watt is enough for WSPR, I see sometimes folks are running 10 or 20 watts, but their signal will be 3 or 6 db stronger (a half or 1 S-point). When Es is there, and signals are coming through, than is 5 watt enough. Today Bas PE4BAS is running 5 watts on 6 meter instead of 1 watt. See if I can pick up his signal. When we have time we will try a sked with JT65A and PSK31 on 6 meter.
Yesterday I worked SM3GDT Hans, with bpsk31 on 20 meter, he came back in Dutch! I have in my macros also Dutch, when I come across a Dutch 'speaking' station. He is a Dutchman living in Sweden. We both had QSB and QRM on the frequency. With SSB on 10 meter I worked EE5KB, very short QSO's, only 59, even he didn't replied on my 73. Hurry seems to be the sign of the times.