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

Receiver Icom R75 to G5RV at 10 Metres , orientated North-South.

Did a quick check to find out which DXCC Countries are closest to me , so here goes.

Country followed by Grid Square ,

Lord Howe Island at 1942km , QF98 , my nearest DXCC Country.

Willis Island at 2364km , QH43

Chesterfield Islands at 2634km , QH90

Tip of South Island of New Zealand , Grid RE34 , at 2669km ,

Maquarie Island at 2686km , QD95

Norfolk Island at 2740km , RG30

Just for Geographical Fun , another list

My QTH PF95GA is 46 Degrees South of the Geomagnetic Equator

I am 5,034km from the Geomagnetic Equator , Grid PK90 which is about
1,267km North of the Geographic Equator ,

and I am 1,273km from the Tropic Of Capricorn.

I am 3,867km from the Geographical Equator ,

I am 5,233km from the South Geomagnetic Pole at 187 Degrees , Grid OA39PO , 107.3 East , 80.4 South ,

I am 14,771km from the North Geomagnetic Pole at 7 Degrees , Grid FR30PJ , 72.7 West , 80.4 North ,

I am 13,868km from the Geographic North Pole
I am 6,135km from Geographic South Pole

September 9th 2016

Sunrise 2059z Midday 0242z Sunset 0831z

F 95 A 14 K 2 No Storm SN 49 B1.0
439km/s Solar Wind 0216z

18.145 HS1NGR 0304 , NH6Y 0305 .

10M Asian Intruders 0306 S4 , and just starting , one or two , Band quiet otherwise.

7.170 F6CLQ 0617 4x4 , new band , longpath.
7.150 EA5CTE 0621 5x4 , longpath.
14.195 VI6BLT50 0750 5x7 wkg Europe
.
14.195 G0DEF 0750 5x4 , G4JCZ 0752 , GW3UZS 0757 , G0EOU 0802 almost a mini UK pile-up, i really
don't hear that many UK Stations , wish i could hear more , G2YT one of the better signals , usually.

18.150 HS0ZMH 0810 5x5.

September 10th 2016

F 91 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 65 B1.1
425km/s Solar Wind 0513z

15M Phone P29LL 0057 5x6 , 0240 btw weak to fair , K4SUF 0127 5x5 GA , W5QG 0132 5x6 Loud 1500w to
4EL SteppIR at 195ft West Texas , WD4CBA 0138 5x5 , W0CZE 0140 5x6 AZ , BV6FG 0147 3x3 , W6FD 0150
3x2 , W6ZM 0156 , KF7EZ 0157 Kingman AZ , W6AER 0201 5x4 , P29LL 500w to Vertical.

10M Asian Intruders 0401 a few S4 , not too many others , 0417 one S5.

21.205 VK2IR 0404 weak F2.
14.197 4X7R 0408 5x5 WAE , 0600 5x4.
14.221 5B4AIF 0414 5x6 WAE , the two strongest signals on 20M, footprint favouring the Med Sea area.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0502 S6.
33.300Mhz 0505 SKYiMET Tokyo S4

28.480 JF1EHM 5x4.
28.510 JE6LIE 0540 btw weak to fair.

21.208 YB0NDT 0552 5x4.
14.248 4O10A 0602 5x6.
14.272 4L2M 0605 5x4
21.214 YB2BOB 0622 weak.
18.135 ZS5ZT 0625 5x5 , KF59 , 9471km , decent signal for a change, wkg VK5.
14.233 KP3Z 0634 5x4 , Puerto Rico Contest Club , FK68 , 16975km.
14.245 DF0HQ 0640 5x6.
21.250 S57DX 0655 5x4 , the only European heard on 15M Phone, JN75 , 15240km , 302 degrees.
21.275 9K2HN 0701 weak , LL39 , 11862km
14.202 C4W 0717 5x4 , Cyprus
21.235 VU2YVK 0730 , bit better than weak , ML88 , 9542km , 28 degrees North.
21.227 VR2XMT 0742 weak.
7.163 5W0BOB 0928 bit better than weak , IOTA OC097 Upolu Island , 1013 5x6 , to trapped vertical ,
500w ,
mentioned that he was paddling his feet in the ocean !! , no doubt under a palm tree , hope he
wasn't hit on
the head by a coconut, home call VK2BOB , 5578km AH47

40M Phone HL1AHS 0928 4x4 , W0CZE 0935 AZ , N0FW 0937 5x4 , HL2WA 0950 5x6 , N7MIT 1020 5x5 AZ
Phoenix , K1GZL 1026 5x5 NH , W8WRP 1029 5x6 , WB4VMH 1031 5x8 FL , KP4AKB/W8 1039 5x9 OH ,
W1EBM 1042 5x6 NH.

3.793 K2DC 1100 3x3.

September 11th 2016

F 93 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 66 B1.5
374km/s Solar Wind 0300z

21.287 KE5ZR 0113 3x3.
18.143 W7TJ 0122 also weak.
7.144 VK5PAS/portable 0621 5x9+10, Belair National Park VKFF-0022 about 10kms from me, 125th anniversary
of the Belair Park.
7.144 VK2YK/portable 0624 5x5 , Medowie Conservation Park VKFF-1349.

15M Phone IY1A 0747 btw weak to fair , 4O10A Montenegro 0755 5x4 , VR2XAN 0757 5x4 , 9M2GET 0803
weak , RU1A European Russia 0803 btw weak to fair , VU2YVK 0804 the same.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0807 339 F2.

15M Phone RC5A 0821 European Russia , ES5TV 0825 weak and last heard on 15M Phone September 11th
2011 , same day 5 years ago, 0902 a bit stronger, HA8GZ 0857 weak , 9V1YC 0900 btw weak to fair.

18.148 P29LL 0903 5x7.
14.251 ES5TV 1140 btw weak to fair.

September 12th 2016

F 86 A 4 K 3 No Storm SN 63 B1.0 327km/s Solar
Wind

10M Asian Intruders 0050 S4 band busy , some S6 , 0204 S4 band busy.
28.292.30 NH6HI/b 0054 439 F2.
28.268 VK8VF/b 0106 539 F2 , 0202 439.
31.325Mhz 0118 Asia FMn , some very poor audio.
28.298 V73TEN/b 0127 almost 559 F2, 0203 549 F2.

21.230 ZL1AIX 0131 5x4 F2.
7.144 VK1AT/portable 0156 5x4 VKFF-0988 Woodstock Nature Reserve.
14.271 4X4JU 0417 5x5 , FK/F8FUA 0417 2x2 Lifou Island IOTA OC033, 0521 4x3.
14.195 ZA/ZA1P 0516 btw weak to fair. Albania.
14.260 VI4BLT50 0723 5x5.

September 13th 2016

F 87 A 6 K 2 No Storm SN 57 A8.3 323km/s
Solar Wind 0114z

Aurora Forecast 30.11GW at 0140z

18.150 W6H 0059 weak , Special Event Route 66 , New Mexico.

10M Asian intruders 0338 S3 , 0626 bit better than weak.

24.952 0749 Heard OZ1 , 3x2 , did not get the suffix , at least it opened to Denmark.
24.945 A5A 0751 bit better than weak , Bhutan.

12M Phone RZ4HO 0757 , UA3KW 0759 5x6 Loud , BX4AA 0804 5x4 , DL7DF 0805 5x4 , SP3DOI 0807
5x4 , I1APQ 0808 weak , OZ6HQ 0809 btw weak to fair , 55 degrees North , DL0LJ 0811 , OK1MP 0821 ,
SP6GVU 0822 5x4 , RA3DX 0822 5x6 56 degrees North.

September 14th 2016

F 86 A 5 K 3 No Storm SN 27 B1.1 264km/s
Solar Wind 2213z

28.268 VK8VF/b 0244 439 F2
10M Asian Intruders 0254 , a few , weak.

73 de David Vitek

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