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

btw means between

LP means Longpath

October 4th 2016

Sunrise 2024z Sunset 0850z

F 88 A 14 K 4 03z K 5 06z K 4 09z K 4 12z
K 4 15z

Minor G1 Storm SN 32 B1.7 Solar Wind 531km/s 0422z

Aurora forecast for Southern Hemisphere 48.99GW at 1040z Hemispheric Power

14.225 R2CA 1204 5x5.
14.235 YB3RPS 1229 , bit better than weak.

October 5th 2016

F 93 A 26 K 4 0z K 4 03z K 4 06z Minor G1
Storm SN 33

B1.6 Solar Wind 556km/s 0121z

0115z 10M > 20M , blank , silent Phone Bands again.
0454z 10M > 20M , blank and silent Phone Bands , 40M had one VK on Phone.

21.230 YB3VO 0641 weak wkg JA.
7.155 9M2IDJ 1101 btw weak to fair , CQ.
7.150 VK8GM 1115 5x9+10 Alice Springs , new band.

October 6th 2016

F 99 A 13 K 3 No Storm SN 38 B1.8
Solar Wind 481km/s 2156z

UV Index 9 for Adelaide PF95

0109z 10M > 40M blank silent Phone Bands.
0333z 10M > 40M , blank silent Phone bands.

14.222 VI50CC 0648 5x9 Special Event , Darling Downs Radio Club , 50th Anniversary Cooby Creek Tracking
Station.
7.160 VK9NZ 1141 5x6 , Norfolk Island , IOTA OC005.

October 7th 2016

F 102 A 6 K 3 No Storm SN 55 B1.9 Solar
Wind 465km/s 0241z

Aurora sighted in New Mexico USA at 33 degrees North

0049z 10M > 20M blank , silent Phone Bands.

14.260 VK5CE/portable 0517 IOTA OC228 , Granite Island , about 95km South of my QTH , bit better
than weak.
7.165 AN400I 0720 , bit better than weak , Spain longpath.
7.145 CT1EHI 0722 4x4 longpath.
7.133 EA5CTE 0725 4x4 longpath , IN80 .
14.250 T88SS 0736 btw weak to fair , Koror , PJ77 , 4704km at 354 degrees , new call in my log. Palua.
14.320 AH7G 0743 btw weak to fair , CQing V63 station but no reply.
14.195 LA2FKA 1134 btw weak to fair , 62 degrees North , i know prop is improving when i start
hearing LA in
our evenings.

October 8th 2016

F 104 A 6 K 4 06z No Storm SN 50 B1.9
Solar Wind 451km/s

at 0230z Aurora Forecast 30.25GW at 0800z

18.155 T2J 0233 btw weak to fair , IOTA OC015 , RI91 , 5071km , Tuvalu.
18.160 K7KV 0246 btw weak to fair , K5LLA 0258 weak TX.

28.505 Unid JA 0302 very weak trying to wkg T31T

24.950 0344 JA Pile-up 5x6 TEP.
14.235 SV2ASP/A Mount Athos 0558 btw weak to fair , Monk Apollo , wkg JA only , new Country for me.
14.180 AN400E 0728 btw weak to fair , Spain.
14.287 FK4RD 0734 5x6 , new Band for me , FK stations seem to be more active lately.
18.139 BG8TFN 0938 5x4 , 45 minutes after my sunset.
18.120 OH9 , did not get the Suffix , 0955 weak , be interesting if OH9TEN/b shows up in the coming
weeks.

October 9th 2016

F 104 A 8 K 2 No Storm SN 62 B2.2
Solar Wind 400km/s 0423z

21.265 T2J 0049 5x4 , found propagation out to the Pacific very unstable , there one minute gone the
next.
21.305 KF7E 0058 5x4 Kingman AZ , DM43 .

28.055 JA7YCQ 0108 569 CW Test , QM08.
28.056 JA1ZGP 0117 559 CW Test .

21.310 YB0AJZ 0130 5x6 Jakarta wkg VK8.
21.024 ZM2B 0139 569 CW Test , RF70 .
21.195 BH4IGO 0206 btw weak to fair, BD4WN 0206 5x4.

28.050 JA7KPI 0430 559 CW.
28.051 JK1QAY 0434 549 CW Test.
28.054 JG1TVK 0440 549 CW Test.

21.267 ZL3CHE 0448 5x4 F2 wkg JA.
21.295 T31T 0452 btw weak to fair , IOTA OC043 Kanton Islands , RJ61 , 5398km , quickly faded.

14.205 UT7E 0503 5x6 loud , CQ Contest.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0509 439 F2 , only in for 4-5 minutes at most , last heard September 11th 2016.

10M Asian Intruders 0519 btw weak to fair.

28.057 JA3YAA 0527 569 CW Test.

10M CW open to JA from at least 0100z > 0605Z , and still open , whenever i listened there i could
hear activity ,
0751z JA CW still in , been there all day.

18.150 IK5IFH 0651 btw weak to fair , longpath.
7.167 DF2BO 0704 5x5 longpath , last heard LP January 24th 2015.

7.167 SM4OTI 0705 btw weak to fair , longpath , 60 degrees North , JP70 , new log on 40M , first
Scandinavian
on 40M LP this year.

14.166 OH3AA 0716 5x4 LP , 60 Degrees North.
14.250 OH5K 0720 btw weak to fair , LP , 60 degrees North.
18.128 BG2AUE 0740 5x6.

October 10th 2016

F 105 A 5 K 3 No Storm SN 58 B1.9
Solar Wind 378km/s 0335z

ZL2WHO/b on 50.024 has been turned off by Co-Site Broadcaster , via ZL2WHO on VK Logger.

21.205 USA , 2257 , many stations heard , but very hard to hear any Calls , bit too fast !!

25.0Mhz WWV Time Signal 2314 S4 , CO , been quite some time since it was " in " .

18.128 FK4RD 1101 5x5 wkg Europe
18.128 SV1QFF 1101 5x4 , VU2MUD 1105 btw weak to fair, MK83 Bangalore, new in my log.
7.168 BD4WN 1126 btw weak to fair.
7.168 K6K 1139 4x4.

October 11th 2016

F 102 A 11 K 1 No Storm SN 64 B1.8
Solar Wind 409km/s 0046z

18.130 T31T 0133 5x4 , IOTA OC043 Central Kiribati.
18.140 H40GC 0424 5x7 , IOTA OC100 , Nendo Island , RH29 , 3859km , Temotu , 0444 5x8.
18.145 IZ8DDL 0431 5x4 LP , very early for longpath , usually in a bit later.
18.145 ZL3ADT 0436 5x4 , still not used to hearing the 6M boys on HF !!
14.165 ZS3Y 0439 bit better than weak.
14.243 ZL3ADT 0452 5x6 , probably the first time i've heard him on 20M !!

28.465 JP1DJV 0720 5x6 TEP wkg VK3.
28.480 JH3JEZ 0725 5x7 TEP wkg VK3

14.244 5B4PRC 0803 bit better than weak , LP.
21.230 Unid Russian QSO 0750 5x6 , gave Call , but my Russian is non-existent.
14.267 WH6FDD 0804 5x5 Hawaii.

October 12th 2016

F 99 A 4 K 1 No Storm SN 56 B2.0
Solar Wind 405km/s 0639z

21.250 KJ6TOA 0051 5x4 , CA , last heard on 15M Phone April 28th 2016 , lone American on the band , said
TOA stands for " Tired Old Amateur " nice to have a laugh when he says that.

10M Asian intruders 0315 S3 , not many.

18.140 T31T 0451 3x3 IOTA OC043.
14.225 IZ1AWC 0639 5x4 , beaming over the North Pole.
14.183 VI50CC 0645 5x9.
7.152 OZ8BV 0654 5x5 longpath , JO55 , new in my log , was wkg VK7.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0701 S4.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0705 439 F2 , 0748 still there , but faint.

21.260 AT2SL 0724 weak , IOTA AS176 , Shiyal Bet Island , Gujarat State Group , ML50 , 9,392km , 38
degrees
North , a little stronger by 0744.

10M Asian Intruders 0732 , a few btw weak and fair.

73 de David Vitek

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