Logbook

Adelaide South Australia
Grid locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL Call VK5001SWL
SP Shortpath
LP Longpath

May 5th 2017

Sunrise 2132z Sunset 0758z

F 74 A 7 K 4 0z No Storm SN 29 A5.8
Solar Wind 372km/s at 2343z

Density 17.2 cm3 > IPS

Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL Call VK5001SWL

April 14th 2017

Sunrise 2115z Sunset 0821z

F 74 A 5 K 4 06z No Storm SN 12 A 
4.8 Solar Wind 446km/s at 2334z

Auroral Forecast for Southern Hemisphere 35.75GW at 0325z

10M Asian Intruders 0243 weak , 0652 some S4.

18.147 3D2AG/portable, 0318 4x3 , Rotuma Island.
18.145 VK1AD/portable 2, 0325 5x5 , SOTA VK2/ST001 , Mount Cowangerong , 1364 Metres , QF44, 1002km.

Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL Call VK5001SWL

April 4th 2017

Sunrise 2107z Sunset 0834z

F 108 A 4 K 4 06z K 5 09z K 5 12z
Moderate R2 Flare SN 97

C1.2 Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast 28.82GW at 0419z and 49.25GW at 0830z.

Solar Wind 429km/s at 0419z

Flare M5.8 at 1429z > HF fadeout South America , Central America , North Atlantic , South Atlantic.

Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL Call VK5001SWL

March 27th 2017

Sunrise 2101z Sunset 0846z

F 77 A 4 K 5 06z K 5 09z K 6 12z K
5 15z K 5 18z K 6 21z

Moderate G2 Storm SN 20 A3.0 Southern Hemisphere Auroral
Forecast > 42.46GW at 0800z

Solar Wind 501km/s at 0728z.

14.183 E51XYL/VK5 0524 , YL Op visiting VK5.
18.140 T2AQ 0725 5x5.
7.193 H44MS 0735 5x6.
7.150 EA5CTE 0738 5x6 LP.
7.169 MW0VOW 0739 5x4 LP.

Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL Call VK5001SWL

March 22nd 2017

Sunrise 2057z Sunset 0853z

F 71 A 26 K 4 0z K 4 03z K 4 06z K
4 12z K 4 15z K 4 18z

K 4 21z Minor G1 Storm SN 12 A2.8 Solar
Wind 665km/s at 0712z

28.265 VK4RRC/b 0417 weak Es , QG62 , 1630km.

Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL Call VK5001SWL

Just a note from from my last log , the Solar Flux on March 9th 2017 of 71 is the lowest Solar Flux
since June 20th 2007 ,
when it was 66 .

March 11th 2017

Sunrise 2048z Sunset 0908z

F 71 A 12 K 2 No Storm SN 0 A1.5
Solar Wind 432km/s at 0742z

Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL Call VK5001SWL

March 4th 2017

Sunrise 2042z Sunset 0917z

F 78 A 22 K 5 03z K 5 06z Minor G1 Storm
SN 36 A4.7

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast 42.38GW at 0630z Solar Wind 702km/s at 0551z

21.285 N6QQ 0155 weak F2 , phone , California , only North American heard this morning.

28.490 VK4CZ 0208 5x6 Es , QG62 , 1608km.
28.292.20 NH6HI/b 0216 439 F2 + Es , last heard February 4th 2017.

Adelaide South Australia
grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL Call VK5001SWL

February 21st 2017

Sunrise 2032z Sunset 0931z

F 81 A 10 K 2 No Storm SN 25 B1.2
Solar Wind 457km/s at 2150z

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0040 weak Es , 1051 339 Es.
28.490 VK4KUS 0108 5x5 Es , 0220 5x4 Es , QG64 , 1735km.

21.275 XX9D 0228 weak , OL62 , 6851km.

28.298 V73TEN/b 0332 weak F2.
10M Asian Intruders 0333 weak multi F2 , 0729 between weak to fair , only a few.

Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL Call VK5001SWL

February 15th 2017

Sunrise 2027z Sunset 0937z

F 75 A 2 K 1 No Storm SN 15 A6.2
Solar Wind 301km/s at 0259z

14.165 ZS3Y 0435 5x4 wkg VK3 , first sign of ZS in quite awhile.

28.265 VK4RC/b 0728 very weak Es , QG62 , 1630km.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0830 439 Es.

7.180 OZ8BV 0838 5x9 , longpath , JO55 , 55 North , 24653km , last heard on 40m phone October 17th 2016.

February 16th 2017

Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL Call VK5001SWL

February 8th 2017

Sunrise 2020z Sunset 0944z

F 72 A 7 K 2 No Storm SN 11 A6.3
Solar Wind 507km/s at 2303z

28.265 VK4RC/b 0000 weak Es , 0104 539.

50.284 VK4RSC/b 0101 549 Es , 0132 569 , 0235 still 549 , 0301 569 , 0345 still there , 0404 549 ,
0435 539.
50.058 VK4RGG/b 0058 539 Es , QG62 , 1605km.