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

December 14th 2016

Sunrise 1935z Sunset 0951z

F 71 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 14 A5.5
Solar Wind 521km/s at 0143z

28.262 VK2RSY/b 2351 559 Es , 0027 569.
28.265 VK4RC/b 2352 btw weak to fair Es , 0049 , weak Es.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 2352 weak Es , 0050 weak Es.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 2353 weak Es , 0352 weak Es.
28.460 VK4FJGW 0029 5x4 Es.

50.285 VK4RTT/b 0111 549 Es , 0254 549 , QG53 , 1534km.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 0202 439 Es , 0216 569.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0207 439 Es.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0250 weak Es , 0338 549 Es.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 0227 549 Es , 0253 weak Es.
50.102.50 VK2BPL 0210 439 Es , QF57 , 1230km.
50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0324 549 Es , 0338 569 , , PG66 , 1329km.
49.750MHz 0443 S3 BFO steady , 0538 btw weak to fair BFO , 0816 S3 BFO.

181.130 ZL3RJ 0644 5x8 , had call for one week , previous ZL3ADT , wkg JA , not sure whether he
keeps the old
call or not?

December 15th 2016

F 72 A 4 K 1 No Storm SN 25 A5.4
Solar Wind 440km/s at 0903z

7.130 PV8AL 0929 3x3 , readable but with difficulty , Boa Vista , Roraima , FJ92 , 15931km at 147
degrees ,
Polar path , unusual to hear PY8 Call area from this QTH , PY2, PY6 much more common , also new log ,
also unusual to hear Brazil on 40M , despite 6.180Mhz Radio Nacional de Amazonia often being S9 at
this QTH.
Brazil has been lacking on 20m as well , ditto Argentina as well.

14.220 HS0ZCW 1252 5x9 , been semi-regular here our evenings.

December 16th 2016

F 73 A 3 K 1 No Storm SN 12 A5.9
Solar Wind 387km/s at 0037z

7.144 VK5PAS 0718 5x9 VKFF-1766 , Adelaide Bird Sanctuary..

December 17th 2106

F 73 A 2 K 2 No Storm SN 0 A6.7
Solar Wind 378km/s at 2328z

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0040 weak Es , 0238 weak Es.
28.265 VK4RC/b 0138 weak Es.

33.0Mhz 0255 Ion Sounder or radar , JA Pager absent , rapid pulses 5 or 6 a second , noted 3 or 4
times lately.

7.158 DF2BO 0832 5x6 , near Stuttgard , JN48 , longpath wkg ZL.

December 18th 2016

F 72 A 6 K 3 No Storm SN 0 A5.6
Solar Wind 425km/s at 0057z

Auroral Model for Southern Hemisphere , 26.88GW at 0420z.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 2322 weak Es , 0040 weak Es , 0452 weak Es.
28.265 VK4RC/b 2334 weak Es , 0128 339 Es , 0320 weak Es.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 0040 549 Es did not last , 0452 549 Es , 0637 weak es.
28.490 VK2RR 0125 5x5 Es , QF59 , Armidale.

50.285 VK4RTT/b 0321 549 Es.

10M Asian Intruders 0338 , bit better than weak , quite a few.
28.264 VK6RWA/b 0640 very weak Es .
28.267 VK7RAE/b 1023 549 Es.

18.157 VK3SIM 1040 59+10 Es ? , unusual to hear a VK3 on 17M phone.

December 19th 2016

F 72 A 9 K 2 No Storm SN 13 A5.2
Solar Wind 372km/s at 0301z

50.288 VK2RHV/b 2352 549 Es , 0014 569.
50.110 VK2BZE 2347 btw weak to fair Es , CQ 3D2AG.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0003 439 Es , 0014 559 .
50.110 VK2BGL 0007 5x5 Es , QF55 , 1119km.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0021 569 Es , 0105 569 , 0240 559 , 0341 539.
50.10 VK4AIF 0039 5x3 Es off the side , 0121 5x6 , QG62.
50.150 VK2BTL 0048 5x6 Es , last heard November 26th 2012.
50.110 VK4DDG 0054 5x6 Es , QG61 , 100w to 40M wire.
50.150 VK2GHM 0057 5x7 Es , QF56 , 1141km , new log on 6M.
50.150 VK4MQ 0059 5x6 Es , QG52 , 1520km.
50.140 VK4DH 0102 5x5 Es , QG61 , 1496km
50.284 VK4RSC/b 0105 549 Es , 0241 539.
50.120 VK2RR 0109 5x7 Es , QF59 , 1320km.
50.155 VK7RR/4 0114 5x6 Es , QG63 , 1642km.
50.110 VK4ND 0121 5x6 Es , QG62 , 1605km.
50.110 VK2SB 0132 5x4 Es , QF59 , 1290km.
50.110 VK2FZR 0135 5x8 Es , 0152 5x8 , 0212 5x5 , QG61 , 1594km.
50.110 VK2LBG 0145 5x5 Es , QF68 , 1391km .
50.103.60 VK4AMG 0245 589 Es , QG62 , 1610km
50.110 VK4ZQ 0259 5x6 Es , QG62 , 1616km , 100w to 5EL Yagi at 30ft.

28.265 VK4RC/b 0345 439 Es.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 0436 549 Es , 0455 559.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 0640 569 Es , 0702 549 , 0716 check , had gone.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0442 539 Es , 0642 weak Es.

7.144 CT1EHI 0851 5x4 , longpath.
18.140 EA1ALE 1048 btw weak to fair , CQ Africa and Asia.

December 20th 2016

F 73 A 5 K 2 No Storm SN 12 A5.2
Solar wind 350km/s at 2220z

50.284 VK4RSC/b 0006 btw weak to fair Es.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0007 569 Es , 0122 569.
50.140 VK4ZQ 0009 5x7 Es , QG62 , 1616km.
50.150 VK4HJ 0023 5x6 Es , QG63 , 1670km.
50.140 VK4AML 0029 59+10 Es , 300w to 4EL Yagi , QG62 , 1608km.
50.110 VK2SB 0035 5x3 Es , QF59 , 1290km.
50.110 VK4KR 0036 5x4 Es , QG53 , 1471km.
50.110 VK4DDG 0037 5x4 Es , QG61 , 1603km.
50.110 VK2UPR 0048 5x6 Es , QF68 , 1391km , Stationary Mobile , Port Maquarie. , new log.
50.110.70 VK2BPL 0108 569 Es , 0142 599 Es , QF57 , 1230km.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 0109 569 Es , 0140 549 , 0245 569 , QF57 , 1222km.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0117 549 Es.

50.125 VK2PG 0120 5x6 Es , QF58 , 1217km.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0148 569 Es , 0235 still 569.
50.011 ZL1SIX/b 0154 439 2Es , 0212 549 , 0235 weak , 0524 549 , RF64 , 3198km.
50.110 VK2FPQ 0155 59+10 Es , QF55 , 1075km.
50.155 VK2IPK 0156 5x6 Es , QF56 , 1194km.
50.140 VK2BGL 0220 5x6 Es , QF55 , 1119km.
50.140 VK2XLJ 0221 5x9 Es , poor audio , broken , QF46 , 992km

50.024 ZL2WHO/b 0246 549 2Es , 0349 still 549 , 0524 549 , 0644 569 , 0728 559 , 0917 btw weak to
fair , gone
10005* approx , back 1028 weak Es , RF70 , 3268km.

50.110 VK2BMU 0249 5x9 Es , QF56 , 1150km.
50.110 VK2BXT 0250 5x7 Es , QF55 , 1112km.
50.110.50 VK2IO 0306 569 Es , QF56 , 1149km.
50.150 VK2ZIW 0310 5x4 Es , QF56 , 1122km.
50.150 VK5DK 0310 btw weak to fair Es, backscatter , QF02 , 372km , Mount Gambier.
50.110 VK1AD 0319 5x6 es , QF44 , 934km
50.110 VK2FPQ 0321 59+15 Es , QF55 , 1075km.
50.110 VK2BZE 0321 5x9 Es , QF55 , 1129km.
50.155 VK2XD 0330 5x7 Es , QF34 , 806km , Wagga Wagga , new log.
50.110.70 ZL3NW 0342 549 2Es , RE66 , 3064km
50.057 VK7RAE/b 0427 549 Es , 0553 still 569 , 0648 569 loud , 0729 569 , QE38 , 966km.
50.160 VK7DX 0429 5x7 Es , 0449 5x8 , QE37 , 1067km.
50.160 VK2EMA 0432 4x3 Es , QF37 , 871km , VK2EMA beaming South.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 0435 569 Es.

50.140 VK5KV 0450 4x3 Es , backscatter , PF87 , 283km , off the back of my Yagi , VK5KV beaming VK7.
50.140 VK3ZYC 0454 5x4 Es , QF31 , 842km.
50.140 VK3AMK 0456 5x9 Es , QF21 , 688km , last heard December 13th 2015.
50.140 VK3PF 0458 5x9 Es , QF31 , 795km , using 40M dipole , new log.
50.140 VK2GJC 0459 59+10 Es , QF54 , 1087km.
50.110 ZL2WHO 0504 5x4 2Es , 0834 still 5x7 2Es , RE79 , 3301km.
50.110 VK1BG 0506 5x9 Es , QF44 , 956km
50.110 VK3EY 0507 5x9 Es , QF23 , 639km
50.135 VK3FM 0511 5x4 Es , QF22 , 659km , last heard December 31st 2015.
50.110 VK3AKC 0513 5x9+20 Es , 0530 59+10 , QF22 , 664km .
50.155 VK3BNJ 0518 5x9 Es , QF22 , 618km.
50.155 VK7BB 0517 5x8 Es , QE37 , 1158km , last heard January 3rd 2012.
50.110 VK3KU 0529 59+30 Es , QF32 , 850km , last heard December 23rd 2015.
50.043 ZL1VHF/b 0539 weak 2Es , RF73 , 3273km.
50.110 ZL2OK 0547 5x4 2Es , RE89 , 3363km.
50.120 VK7GG 0558 5x6 Es , 915km , Wynward , new log on 6M.
50.120 VK3ZHY 0601 59+10 Es , QF21 , 687km , last heard December 4th 2013.
50.110 VK3ADR 0607 5x8 Es , QF22 , 644km .
50.110 ZL3RJ 0615 5x3 2Es , RE66 , 3060km , Ex ZL3ADT ?
50.130 VK3BY 0620 5x8 Es , QF22 , 668km .
50.120 VK3AUU 0622 59+15 Es , QF21 , 748km.
50.110 VK3XL 0626 5x7 Es , QF21 , 694km.
50.110 ZL1AKW 0629 5x6 2Es , RF82 , 3369km.
50.110 VK7KRJ 0631 5x4 Es , QE37 , 1169km .
50.110 VK7JON 0635 5x5 Es , QE28 , 932km , new log on 6M.
50.040 ZL3SIX/b 0646 559 2Es , 0727 549 , RE66 , 3047km.
50.135 VK3ALZ 0649 5x9 Es , QF31 , 794km.
50.110 ZL3ADH 0657 5x4 2Es , 0705 5x4 , RE57 , 2940km.
50.135 VK3DU 0703 5x5 Es , QF22 , 647km , last heard December 6th 2006.
50.145 ZL3MH 0708 5x6 2Es , RE66 , 3061km.
50.055 ZL3MHB/b 0710 539 2Es , 0729 btw weak to fair , RE57 , 2930km , always hard to hear.
50.110 VK7WX 0713 5x4 Es , QE38 , 1036km , last heard December 8th 1997 , only 3rd time in my log.
50.110 ZL3ADC 0714 5x4 2Es , RE66 , 3064km.
50.110 ZL3RC 0717 5x9 2Es , RE66 , 3049km.
50.140 ZL2ASF 0748 5x6 2Es , RE68 , 3082km , only 3rd time in the log.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0754 569 Es.
50.110 ZL3JC 0816 5x3 2Es , RE66 , 3073km , new log.
50.140 ZL3NW 0820 5x9 2Es , 0851 5x7 , RE66 , 3064km
50.190 ZL3ADH 0855 5x4 2Es , RE57 , 2940km.
50.110 ZL2OK 0855 5x3 2Es , 0942 5x5 , RE89 , 3363km.
50.110 VK7FB 0905 5x4 Es , QE37 , 1162km.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 1027 549 Es.

50.289 VK2RSY/b 1329 439 Es , QF56 , 1159km

December 21st 2016

F 75 A 6 K 4 15z K 6 18z K 4 21z
Moderate G2 Storm

SN 25 A5.4 Solar Wind 666km/s at 1328z

Auroral Model for Southern Hemisphere 31.62GW at 1125z

28.262 VK2RSY/b 1339 539 Es , 0748 weak Es.

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 2321 549 Es , 0106 549 , 0231 569 loud, PG66 , 1329km.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 2322 439 Es , 0023 btw weak to fair , 0056 weak , 0931 btw weak to fair.
50.297 VK7RST/b 2327 539 Es , QE37 , 1162km.
50.011 ZL1SIX/b 2329 439 2Es , RF64 , 3198km
50.024 ZL2WHO/b 2329 549 2Es , 0025 still 339 , 0854 549 , RF70 , 3268km.
50.057 VK7RAE/b 2330 539 Es.
50.110 VK2BZE 2333 5x4 Es.
50.130 ZL1BVA 2346 5x4 2Es , RF82 , 3374km , new log.
50.110 VK2GJC 2349 5x4 Es , QF54 , 1087km.
50.110 VK2FPQ 2350 5x4 Es , QF55 , 1075km.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 2354 439 Es , QF57 , 1222km.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0102 539 Es.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 0104 439 es , 0940 539 Es.

28.264 VK6RWA/b 0236 439 Es.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0237 539 Es , 0412 339 es.
28.265 VK4RC/b 0554 439 Es.

50.110 ZL3RC 0900 5x6 2Es , RE66 , 3049km
50.110 ZL3MH 0901 5x4 2Es , RE66 , 3061km.
50.040 ZL3SIX/b 0905 539 2Es , RE66 , 3047km.
50.125 ZL2WHO 0909 5x4 2Es , RE79 , 3301km.

18.143 IZ1ZJS 1038 weak CQ.
14.275 OH6NVC 1044 5x7.
7.156 VK9NM 1325 5x7 , Norfolk Island , RG30 , 2846km , IOTA OC005.

73 de David Vitek

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