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

December 22nd 2016

Sunrise 1938z Sunset 0955z

F 75 A 23 K 4 0z K 5 03z K 4 06z K 4
09z K 4 21z

Moderate G2 Storm SN 15 A6.7 Solar Wind 683km/s at 0619z

Auroral Model Southern hemisphere 34.86GW at 1405z

28.265 VK4RC/b 2329 weak Es.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 2329 weak Es , 0234 btw weak to fair , 0548 549 Es.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 2349 btw weak to fair Es , 0014 569 , 0132 549 , 0238 still there , 0520 539 , 0622
still there.
50.160 VK4EK 0005 5x6 Es , QG36 , 1553km.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0014 569 Es , 0132 549 , 0239 569.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 0029 549 Es.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0030 549 Es.
50.110 VK2BXT 0048 5x4 Es , QF55 , 1112km
50.110 VK2XQ 0050 5x4 Es , QF56 , 1080km.
50.110 VK4MQ 0051 5x5 Es , QG52 , 1520km.
50.110 VK4YH 0057 5x7 Es , off the side , QG53 , 1576km.
50.110 VK4AMG 0103 5x7 Es off the side , 0224 5x5 , QG62 , 1610km , 6 over 6 at 30ft.
50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0119 559 Es , 0125 569 , 0212 569 , 0517 569 , 0610 569 loud , 0742 579 still there ,
0834 559 Es , PG66 , 1329km.

50.276 VK5BC wkg 3D2AG JT65 -24 at 0125z , 4327km.

50.110 VK4VN 0213 5x5 Es , QG62 , 1612km.
50.140 VK4AML 0217 5x7 Es , QG63 , 1674km.

28.265 VK4RC/b 0232 539 Es.
28.264 VK6RWA/b 0233 329 very weak Es.

50.110 VK4HJ 0302 5x4 Es , QG63 , 1670km.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 0259 439 Es during RTT/b fades , 0520 439 , QG63 , 1665km.
50.120 VK2FZR 0304 5x4 es , QG61 , 1594km , Tweed Heads.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0744 still 439 Es.

December 23rd 2016

F 75 A 23 K 4 03z K 4 06z K 4 12z K
4 18z K 4 21z

Minor G1 Storm SN 12 A 6.2 Solar Wind 737km/s at 0632z

Auroral model Southern hemisphere 37.26GW at 0415z

50.282 VK4RTL/b 0030 559 Es , 0123 439 , 0153 539.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0045 weak Es , 0146 549 Es.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 0620 btw weak to fair Es , 0626 549 Es.

14.182 XW3DT 1122 5x4 , OK17 , Vientiane , 17 North , 6983km , last heard April 3rd 2005.
14.192 US1GCU 1126 5x4 CQ.
14.211 HS0ZCW 1128 59+10 , seems to be around on 20M most evenings lately.

December 24th 2016

F 74 A 24 K 4 0z No Storm SN 0 A6.3
Solar Wind 675km/s at 21z

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0058 559 Es , 0145* gone.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0116 549 Es , 0238 569 Es loud , 0355 439.

50.288 VK2RHV/b 0143 569 Es , 0230 549.
50.106 VK2EBN 0157 549 Es , QF57 , 1236km.
50.125 VK2FA 0204 5x9 Es , 0211 59+25 , QF57 , 1232km.
50.110 VK2ZMT 0219 5x4 Es , QF57 , 1233km.

28.490 VK2TAZ 0240 59+10 Es , QF56 , 1126km.

50.110 VK2HC 0248 5x6 Es , QF56 , 1157km.
50.140 VK2TG 0250 5x4 es , QF55 , 1128km.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0312 439 Es.
50.066 VK6RPH/b 0324 539 Es , OF78 , 2109km.
50.110 VK6AKT 0327 4x3 Es , OF78 , 2132km
50.110 VK2BHO 0330 5x4 Es , QF55 , 1127km , 60w.
50.110 VK2BZE 0334 5x3 Es , QF55 , 1129km.

28.264 VK6RWA/b 0356 539 Es.

7.172.50 H44MS 0729 4x4 , QI90 , 3570km.
14.260 VK9NM 0749 3x3 , Norfolk Island.
7.179 JO1DZA 0757 btw weak to fair , heard two hours before our sunset , 95 per cent of the path in
daylight ,
seemed to be very early to be hearing a JA.
14.185 VU2CPL 1245 5x4 , new band , only 3rd time in the log , all this year.
14.240 9M2UST 1249 4x4 , new log.

December 25th 2016

F 73 A 14 K 4 03z K 4 06z K 4 12z K
4 15z K 4 18z

K 4 21z No Storm SN 0 A6.3 Solar Wind
660km/s at 1248z

20 TEC Units 25 South > IPS

Hottest Christmas day since 1946 , 70 years , 41.3C , 107F.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 0020 549 Es , 0116 569 , 1327 559 all Es.

50.011 ZL1SIX/b 0100 539 2Es , 0136 439 , RF64 , 3198km

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0114 559 Es , 0325 549 , 0607 549 , 0656 weaker , 1307 549 , all Es.
28.490 VK7HCK 0119 5x7 Es , QE38 , 972km. Devonport.
28.490 VK2FTC 0121 5x6 Es , new log.

50.110 VK2DO 0132 59+10 Es , 0136 59+25 , 0336 5x6 , 0400 5x6 , QF54 , 1064km , Batemans Bay.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0154 549 Es , 0203 579 , 0245 579 , 0448 339 , 1319 549 , all Es.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 0203 439 Es , 0224 549 , 0256 579 , 0448 still 569 , 1317 549 , all Es.
50.130 VK2UPR/Mobile 0215 5x4 Es , 0418 5x4.
50.130 VK9NM 0217 3x3 2Es , RG30 , 2844km , IOTA OC005 , Norfolk Island , lucky to hear him.
50.110 VK2FA 0227 59+20 Es , 0417 59+10 , 0433 59+35 , 0526 5x5 , QF57 , 1232km.
50.110 VK2BZE 0228 59+25 Es , 0301 5x4 , 0328 5x4 , QF55 , 1129km.
50.105 3D2AG 0235 439 , RH91 , 4357km , 3Es , Suva , 18 South , IOTA OC016.
50.110 VK2XQ 0251 5x5 Es , QF56 , 1080km.
50.110 VK2CCW 0315 579 Es , QF56 , 1214km.
50.110 VK2CCW 0316 5x6 Es.
50.103.30 VK2BPL 0343 599 +10 Es , QF57 , 1230km.
50.150 VK2TAZ 0351 5x6 Es , QF56 , 1126km , Penrith.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0404 539 Es , 0922 549 Es , QH30 , 1913km.
50.110 VK4AFL 0412 5x4 Es , off the side , QG62 , 1621km.
50.110 VK2CMP 0413 5x6 Es , QF56 , 1163km , VK2CMP was beaming North.
50.110 VK2RR 0414 5x4 Es , QF59 , 1169km , Armidale.
50.107 VK2BJ 0424 579 Es , QF56 , 1169km.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0608 549 Es , 0811 539 , 1328 549 Es.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0611 btw weak to fair aTEP.

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0925 569 Es loud.

December 26th 2016

F 73 A 21 K 5 03z K 4 15z K 4 18z
Minor G1 Storm SN 0

A5.7 Solar Wind 721km/s at 0108z Auroral Model Southern Hemisphere
33.0GW at 0300z

28.262 VK2RSY/b 1332 339 Es , 0159 439 , 0317 539 , 0454 539 , 0517 549 , 1234 549 , all Es.

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 2356 559 Es , 0112 569.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 2355 549 Es , 0820 569 Es, 0854 still 569 , 1016 still 569.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0013 539 Es , 0830 439 , 0855 549 , 1017 439 , 1248 439 , all Es.
28.264 VK6RWA/b 0023 weak Es.

50.284 VK4RSC/b 0029 539 Es.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0048 339 Es.

28.265 VK4RC/b 0057 339 Es , 1015 539 Es.
28.481 VK2AC 5x4 Es , QF56 , 1170km , new log.
28.481 VK2NN 0457 5x6 Es , QF56 , 1161km , new band.

50.057 VK7RAE/b 0904 559 Es , 0921 579 , 0940 549 , 1001 599 , 1047 539 , QE38 , 966km.
50.297 VK7RST/b 0918 439 Es , 0937 549 , 1007 559 , 1045 439 , QE37 , 1162km.
50.024 ZL2WHO/b 1023 339 2Es , RF70 , 3268km.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 1228 549 Es.

18.119 4X4FR 1302 4x4 , KM71 , 31 North , 13116km.
14.190 VU2XO 1309 weak , he was beaming longpath , ML62 , 22 North , Gujarat State.

December 27th 2016

F 74 A 22 K 4 03z Minor G1 Storm SN 13
A6.3

Solar Wind 631km/s at 0223z

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0014 439 Es , 0120 439 , 0519 539 , all Es.
28.490 VK4KUS 0018 4x3 Es , QG64 , 1736km.
28.490 VK4FSCC 0128 5x4 Es , QG63 , 1659km.

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0131 549 Es.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0142 549 Es , 0302 549 , 0328 539 , 0848 439 , 1007 569 , 1113 569.

50.289 VK2RSY/b 0240 539 Es , 0306 549 briefly , 0714 549 , 1056 439.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 0332 549 Es , 0515 weaker , 1008 549 , 1114 549.
28.265 VK4RC/b 0519 weak Es , 1114 weak Es.

50.284 VK4RSC/b 0615 549 Es , 0640 weak Es , 0752 still 569 , 0817 549.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0629 439 Es.
50.110 VK4BTC 0644 5x5 es , QG62 , 1632km , 5EL Yagi , new log.
50.130 VK7DX 0651 5x6 Es , QE37 , 1067km.
50.130 VK4BOO 0653 5x7 Es , QG62 , 1619km.
50.110 VK7KRJ 0657 5x3 Es , QE37 , 1169km.
50.057 VK7RAE/b 0701 579 Es , QE38 , 966km.
50.297 VK7RST/b 0703 569 Es , QE37 , 1162km.
50.110 VK7HH 0715 5x4 Es , QE36 , 1154km.
50.135 VK4AFL 0721 59+10 Es , QG62 , 1621km.
53.700 VK7RCH Hobart repeater , new on air , 5x9 Es FMn , QE36 , " Welcome to the VK7RCH Repeater
" , 1167km.
50.110 VK4NW 0741 5x6 Es , off the side , QG62 , 1627km.
50.110 VK2BPL 0743 5x6 Es.
50.110 VK4RG 0744 5x4 Es , off the side , QG62 , 1584km , last heard December 22nd 2006 , only
second log.
50.110 ZL1AKW 0808 4x3 2Es , 0828 still 4x3 , RF82 , 3369km.
50.024 ZL2WHO/b 0812 339 2Es , 0831 439 , RF70 , 3268km.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 1015 559 Es , 1037 599 , 1102 559 , QF57 , 1222km.

7.178 KH0I 1122 59+10 , Marianas Islands , 1kw to Cubical Quad , 15 North.

18.115 DN5PP 1130 btw weak to fair , logged this because i thought it was an unusual Prefix , can't
recall hearing a
DN Prefix before, only DN , i have in my log.

18.147 VU2IT 1132 5x4 , MJ88 , 8048km , Trivandrum , Kerala State , 8 North , new log.
18.147 UR7LO 1133 5x4.

73 de David Vitek

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