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

September 24th 2016

Sunrise 2038z Sunset 0842z

F 86 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 49 B1.2 393km/s
Solar Wind

10.3cm3 density

21.280 ZS6AW 0608 btw weak to fair , Randburg , 29 degrees South , last heard April 16th 2013 on 15m
Phone ,
wkg another ZS6, surprised 15M was open to Sth Africa , few and far between lately. KG33 10,073km

14.227 EA6ALW 0625 4x4 Balearic Islands.
14.325 VK2YK 0637 btw weak to fair , VKFF-0614 Worimi state conservation area , wkg Belgium.
14.240 VK8HW 0647 5x9 , Alice Springs , 40M dipole with open wire feed , 300w.

14.315 2E0YYY/portable 0715 3x2 , SOTA G-SP004 , Shining Tor , 559 metres , IO83 , 53 degrees north, on
a flat noisy band , very rare for me to hear a UK SOTA Station , being a climber/walker in the olden
days !!
I am very keen on SOTA , should pay more attention to SOTA Watch.

18.140 A41NN 1240 btw weak to fair.
14.208 RV3FF 1243 5x6 Moscow.
14.220 A41NN 1336 5x5 , Muscat , 800w to 7EL Moseley.
14.220 9M6GOH 1339 3x3 , only second time in the log , last heard June 6th 2016 on 15M phone.

September 25th 2016

F 85 A 5 K 4 03z K 5 06z K 5 21z Minor G1 Storm
SN 47 B1.0

360km/s Solar Wind 0148z 15.8cm3 density Aurora Forecast Model 35.43GW at
0220z

10M Asian Intruders 0129 bit better than weak , 0634 a few btw weak to fair.
28.298 V73TEN/b 0135 549 F2 , 0205* gone.
28.244 WA6APQ/b 0215 239 F2 , last heard September 18th 2016.
28.280 K5AB/b 0217 339 F2 , last heard September 18th 2016.
28.268 VK8VF/b 0222 539 F2 , last heard September 20th 2016.
28.292.30 NH6HI/b 0242 339 f2 , last heard September 18th 2016.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0607 S6 TEP , very irregular now.

24.940 JD1YAA 0641 bit better than weak , Minami Torishima , IOTA OC073 , QL64 , 6756km , 24 degrees
north.
7.133 AN400C 0700 5x4 , Spain , longpath , JN11 , 23,409km at 111 degrees.

0718z unusually strong signals from EA and DL on 20M Phone.

24.949 VR2USJ 0725 5x4 , new in my log , wkg JA.

September 26th 2016

F 85 A 23 K 4 0z K 4 03z K 4 06z K 4 15z K 4 21z
Minor G1 Storm

SN 18 A9.8 419km/s Solar Wind 0741z 9.0cm3 density Aurora Model
Forecast 39.29GW

at 0150z

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0105 peaking 559 Es , 0145 gone , approx , last heard August 13th 2016.
28.211.40 VK4ADC/b 0209 btw weak to fair Es , QG62 , 1587km , last heard August 26th 2016.

1.848 VK6APZ 1032 5x4 , on my G5RV.
3.793 W1QS 1044 btw weak to fair , FN54 , Maine , 44 degrees north , 17,429km , been receiving some nice
signals out of the Northeastern USA on 40M and 80M lately , last heard on 80M phone October 22nd 2013.

September 27th 2016

F 87 A 22 K 4 0z K 5 03z K 4 06z K 5 09z K 5
12z K 4 15z

K 6 18z Moderate G2 Storm SN 23 B1.6 505km/s
Solar wind 0307z

Aurora Model Forecast 45.16GW at 0335z

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0517 S3 , fortunate to hear it.

0744z 10M > 20M practically blank , only 14.270 with usual Unid Asian Station , not sure if a pirate
or not,
seems to be continually there when i tune past , and JA3CKF 0747 weak CQ on 14.208.

7.142 CT1EHI 0750 4x4 longpath , wkg VK2.

September 28th 2016

F 86 A 38 K 4 0z K 5 03z K 5 06z K 5 12z
K 4 15z K 5 18z

K 6 21z Moderate G2 Storm SN 21 B1.5 673km/s
Solar Wind 0144z

Aurora Forecast Model 45.67GW at 0310z.

0110z 10M > 20M Phone Bands , silent.
0310z 10M > 17M Phone Bands , silent , only ZL on 14.220 , weak.
0603z 10M > 20M Phone Bands , silent , 40M Phone with local VK's.

Statewide Power Blackout at 3.45pm local , 1.677 million people without power.
Low pressure system with central pressure of 982Hpa , winds up to 140km/hr and tornadoes bought down
23 transmission towers.

September 29th 2016

F 84 A 42 K 4 0z K 4 03z K 5 06z K
5 09z K 5 12z K 4 15z

K 5 18z K 4 21z Moderate G2 Storm SN 20
A8.5 732km/s Solar Wind

at 0304z Aurora Forecast 67.11GW at 1025z

7.156 CE0Y/LU9VEA 0814 5x6 , Easter Island , DG52 , 10,109km , IOTA SA001 , at 124 degrees.
7.165 VK9NZ 0847 5x8 , RG30 , 2844km, IOTA OC005.
14.190 R9XM 1110 5x5.
14.217 DU7JAY 1411 btw weak to fair , wkg Europe.
14.150 YC8RBI 1414 5x4.
14.150 RZ3DN 1415 btw weak to fair.

September 30th 2016

F 83 A 39 K 4 03z K 4 06z K 4 09z K 4 12z
K 5 21z

SN 17 B1.5 750km/s Solar Wind

18.130 KH0UA 0645 btw weak to fair, wkg JA , IOTA OC086 , QK25 , 5604km at 9 degrees , 15 degrees
north.

October 1st 2016

F 81 A 21 K 4 06z K 4 18z K 4 21z
Minor G1 Storm SN 12

B1.6 597km/s Solar wind 0203z Aurora Forecast Model 36.30GW at 0725z

7.167 IK5ORP 0645 btw weak to fair , first time heard on 40M phone , JN53 , 43 North , longpath ,
2EL yagi at
69ft , wkg VK2.
7.102 VK2YK/portable 0702 , btw weak to fair , VKFF-0991 Molonglo Gorge Nature Reserve.
18.145 P29LL 0720 5x6.
7.160 DU1IVT 1029 5x4 , IOTA OC042, PK04.
7.140 DW3TRZ 1034 IOTA OC027.

80M Phone VK8GM 1040 5x8, WW1WW 1044 weak , VK9NZ 1052 5x5 Norfolk Island.

40M Phone VK9NZ 1106 5x4 , KH0UA 1110 5x6 , BD3PXM 1110 , W1XX 5x7 , 9M2M 1122 OJ03 5725km
IOTA AS097 , YD9YSS 1127 5x5 , HS0ZCW 1131 5x4 , HS0ZIA 1135 5x7.

3.797 ZL1T 1149 5x6 5x7 , RF64 .
3.797 JA6GMC1149 5x6 , did not hear many JA's on 80M for OCDX Contest.
3.798 JA7BME 1203 bit better than weak.

October 2nd 2016

F 81 A 19 K 4 15z K 5 21z No Storm
SN 0 B1.1

526km/s Solar Wind 2159z

14.240 HS0ZIA 0125 , 0152 5x4.
14.207 9V1YC 0127 5x4.

15M Phone HS0ZIA 0145 btw weak to fair , RM0F 0146 the same , last heard October 24th 2015 IOTA
AS018 ,
KH2JU 0205 Guam weak , YB0NSI 0225 , BA5CJ 0431 weak , YB1EGP 0432 , RJ4P 0433 weak European Russia ,
YC9VMJ 0434 5x5 , DU0A 0435 5x4 new log.

14.244 N6O 0438 5x4 CA QSO Party.
7.153 VK9NZ 0703 btw weak to fair.
14.275 AN400M 0745 Spain , 5x5 .

October 3rd 2016

F 82 A 18 K 4 0z K 4 06z Minor G1 Storm
SN 13 B1.1

499km/s Solar Wind 2153z

14.207 A41MO 5x5 , 6 over 6 , 1500w.
14.188 EA5IKJ 0823 5x8 , amongst the best on the Band lately.
7.155 VK9NZ 0827 5x9 , better than usual , wkg JA.
21.225 VK8LLA 0854 btw weak to fair , wkg Taiwan.

Was expecting some Es with the almost constant Solar Disturbances , but nothing happened,seems to be the
norm now , oh well not long now till summer.

73 de David Vitek

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