Log from David Vitek

Adelaide South Australia
Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SP Shortpath
LP Longpath
SES Special Event Station
SWL Call VK5001SWL

October 8th 2017
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Sunrise 2018z Sunset 0853z

F 80 A 5 K 2 No Storm SN 11 A7.5
Solar wind 449km/s at 0233z

14.218 HG500N 1332 5x6 , SES , In memory of Martin Luther, JN97 , 14898km.
14.218 OE3K 1335 5x6.
14.180 M0CUS 5x4.
7.135 US1I 1405 5x8 , KN88.
3.790 YC1PRF 1408 5x6
3.785 YC3TEN 1410 5x7.
14.243 RK0F 1415 5x5.
7.150 UI8J 1422 5x7.
7.150 RT9L 1423 5x6.
3.785 YD3RJL 1429 5x6.

28.464 JA7OWD 0047 5x7 , 0204 5x8 , Oceania Contest , PM51 , 37 North.
28.495 VK4KW 0100 4x3 F2 , QG62, 1580km.

21.258 RM0F 0115 4x3 , QN16.
21.211 BD3PXM 0123 4x3 , ON80 , 8668km.
21.266 9M6XRO 0125 5x5 , OJ85.
21.270 YC9VMJ 0129 5x4 , PI88 , 1 South , 3749km.

28.495 JA2FTR 0133 5x4 , PM75 , 35 North , JA4MOK 0135 5x5 , PM64 , 34 North.

10M Asian Intruders 0142 S4 , just starting.

28.490 JH4CES 0142 5x4 , PM64 , 34 North.
28.505 JA1LLY 0147 5x4 , PM95 , VK4CZ 0147 3x2 F2 , QG62 , 1608km.
28.477 JA1RFF 0155 5x4 , PM94.

21.242.70 9V1YC 0158 5x5 , OJ11.

28.485 JA0DCQ 0209 5x4 , PM96 , 36 North.

21.282 RL5G/0 0221 5x4.
18.096 HP1AVS/b 0224 439 F2 , just starting , FJ08 , 15138km.

28.268 VK8VF/b 0252 549 F2.

21.233 YC6JRT/0 0434 5x4.
21.233 AH6KW 0434 5x4 , BK29 , 9189km.
14.233 RT5Z 0508 5x5 LP , KO80 , Club Station.
21.250 RK0UT 0514 5x4 , OO62 , DU7JAY 0516 5x4 , PK10 , Cebu City.
21.275 DU1AV 0736 5x6.
14.185 VK9XI 0745 4x3 , IOTA OC002 , Christmas Island , OH29 , 4295km.
14.222 RL5G/0 0751 5x5.
18.135 JT1BV 0804 4x3 , ON37 , 47 North , Ulaan Baatar , 9705km, new band for this call.
7.194.50 N6O 0825 5x7 , no grid found or little else !!
7.160 XE1KIM 0833 5x4 , EK28 , 14496km, Veracruz.
7.155 VK3FVKI 0900 5x9 , Experimental , Automated Voice Beacon , YL Op , Loop anncmnt.

October 9th 2017
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F 77 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 0 A8.7
Solar Wind 400km/s at 0150z.

18.164 ZL2OK 0053 5x6 , still not hearing many ZL's on 17M.

October 10th 2017
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F 72 A 3 K 1 No Storm SN 0 A7.7
Solar wind 313km/s at 0048z.

14.183 BG8TEN 1429 5x5.
7.159 OZ8BV 1440 5x8, VE6POH 1441 5x6 , Edmonton , AL.
7.150 HA8JV 1442 5x6.
18.165 KE5ZR 0132 5x5 , DM95 , TX , last heard 17M SSB July 25th 2016 , ZL3OZ 0132 5x4.
18.096 HP1AVS/b 0225 439.

28.265 VK4RRC/b 0355 539 Es , QG62 , 1630km , last heard September 16th 2017.

50.281 VK4RHT/b 0359 549 Es , 0406* gone, QH23 , 2109km.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 0420 339 Es , QG63 , 1665km , last heard August 8th 2017.

28.490 VK4NDX 0436 5x6 Es , QG62 , 1637km , last heard 10M SSB August 8th 2017.

7.128 AE7KI 1153 5x4 , EM76 , TN , used to be VK2APG , usually to be found in WA State, not sure if
moved QTH ,
was a very active OP on 6M in VK.

7.012.40 KH2L 1206 599 , QK23 , 5389km

VK4WTN heard 50.315 VK5RBV/b at 0254z 559 Es , 1687km.

October 11th 2017
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F 71 A 4 K 4 06z K 5 09z K 4 12z K
4 15z K 5 18z K 4 21z

Minor G1 Storm SN 0 A2.1 Solar Wind 418km/s
at 1243z.

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 33.06GW at 0725z

10M Asian Intruders 0241 S4 , just starting.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0257 S3.

18.060 VMW 0306 VK6 Fax , Wiluna , 59+10 , 1021 59+10 , rare evening reception , 90 minutes after my
local sunset.

28.268 VK8VF/b 0351 539 F2 , 0403 549 ,0416 check had gone.

24.895 H40GC 0420 569 , RH29 , 3859km , IOTA OC100.
14.240 E51RAT 0422 5x6 , BG08 , IOTA OC013 , 6152km , new call in my log.
21.028 VK9CI 1011 549 , IOTA OC003 , Cocos Keeling , NH87 , 12 South , 4896km.
7.130 T30TM 1045 5x7 , RJ60 , 5324km , IOTA OC017 , last heard 40M SSB April 12th 2017.
21.285 BG7BES 1053 4x3 , OL67 , 7453km , 28 North , new call in my log.
21.140 Radar 1057 59+20
21.225 UA9FBC 1107 5x4 , new band for this call.
21.228 9A4T 1108 5x4 , JN75 , Zagreb , 45 North , the only European heard , mini pileup cqing FT3XT
Kerguelen Island,
15M SSB closed 1114*
3.796 KK5PL 1121 5x4 , DM76 , NM , new call in my log.
7.168 YJ0CA 1125 5x9 , RH42 , Port Vila , 3583km , new call in my log.
7.137 HP3AK 1139 5x9 , EJ88 , 14938km , last heard 40M SSB July 16th 2016.
14.250 V84K50GJ 1203 5x3 , SES , OJ74, Brunei.
14.215 DK0TU 1209 5x6 , JO62 , Club Station , Technical University , Berlin.
14.201 LA9PJA 1214 5x6 Loud , JO59 , 59 North , only my second LA9 station !!! , last one was LA9AJA
February 20th
2000 on 12M SSB , certainly keeping my ears peeled for another one !!
14.200 W1/4X6TT 1225 5x4 , another grid mystery , bit of a search didn't find much.
14.193 OH6JJ 1248 5x4 , maybe OH9TEN/b might be heard on 10M in 3 or 4 weeks , but probably kidding
myself.
7.168 UA9CAW 1253 5x4 , MO06 , 56 North, 12510km.

October 12th 2017
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F 70 A 30 K 4 0z K 5 03z K 4 06z K
4 09z K 4 12z K 5 15z

K 4 18z Minor G1 Storm SN 0 A1.1
Solar Wind 504km/s at 2358z , 528km/s

at 1125z, Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 38.28GW at 0140z.

14.265 N3HBX 1429 , Net Control , Salvation Army Emergency Radio Net , FM19 , MD.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0016 339 Es , in for awhile , 0151 539 Es, in for awhile , 0415 339 , 0747 539.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 0044 549 Es , 0742 539 Es , and gone 0750* approx, QH30, 1913km, last heard
September 15th 2017.

18.149.70 E51RAT 0100 3x3 , BG08.
18.075 E51RAT 0159 569.
18.135 H40GC 0428 5x7.

50.281 VK4RHT/b 0733 539 Es , 0741 339 , and gone 0750* approx.

7.185 VK5CE/portable 8 1030 5x9 , IOTA OC198 North Island , PH84 , 15 South , 2163km , new IOTA for me.
7.185 RW0CN 1036 5x6.
7.185 KP2AD 1037 5x4 , IOTA NA106 , U.S. Virgin Islands , FK78 , 18 North , 17053km , Saint Thomas ,
new band for
this call.
7.185 RW0LT 1032 5x5 , PN63 , 45 North.
7.167 H40GC 1054 4x4 , much weaker tonight.
7.155 YJ0CA 1058 5x7, Vertical down near the water.
7.185 UA0CW 1107 5x7.

VK5XDX heard 50.284 VK4RSC/b 0119z 419 Es , 1640km , PF95>QG63.
Niue FoEs 0210z > 9.70Mhz

73 de David Vitek

Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
SWL call VK5001SWL

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