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

December 28th 2016

Sunrise 1942z Sunset 0957z

F 74 A 11 K 3 No Storm SN 14 A 6.4
Solar Wind 529km/s at 2052z

Had another power blackout from 1.15am > 2.23pm local Adelaide Time ACDST , or 1445z > 0353z .

28.262 VK2RSY/b 1343 549 Es , 0358 weak Es , 5 minutes after the power came back on !!! , 0709 549 ,
0934 329 , 1047 559 all Es.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 0356 549 Es , 0449 549 , 0534 439 , 0856 539 , 0907 559.

28.264 VK6RWA/b 0422 btw weak to fair Es , 0645 439.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0358 549 , 0538 still 549 , 0603 569 loud , 0646 559 , 0935 still there , 1048 559
all Es.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0425 539 Es , 0538 549 , 1048 549 , all Es.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0427 S5 , 0516 S7 , 0623 S6 , 0711 S4.

50.045.70 VK8RAS/b 0457 569 Es , 0540 559.
52.342.30 VK4ABP/b 0509 549 Es.

10M Asian Intruders 0539 bit better than weak.
28.480 VK7MD 0542 5x7 Es.
28.480 VK7JON 0542 5x6 Es , 0615 5x6 Es , 0705 5x4 es..
28.480 H44DA 0547 5x3 2Es , IOTA OC047 Kwai island , RI01 , 3693km

50.297 VK7RST/b 0606 569 Es loud.

28.480 VK7EV 0619 5x6 Es loud

50.057 VK7RAE/b 0625 579 Es.

28.265 VK4RC/b 0645 439 Es , 0934 339 Es.
28.495 VK4JK 0650 4x3 Es , QG62.

50.150 VK7FB 0653 5x6 Es off the side , QE37 , 1162km
50.284 VK4RSC/b 0713 549 Es , 0810 549 , 1032 439.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0725 weak Es , 0810 439.
50.130 VK4OY 0729 5x9 Es , QG51 , 1321km.
50.110 VK2EGC 0739 5x5 Es , QG61 , 1591km.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 0802 549 Es , 0907 439.
50.110 VK2AT 0816 5x6 Es , QF56 , 1149km.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0822 539 Es.
50.011 ZL1SIX/b 0840 439 2Es , RF64 , 3198km.
50.125 VK2WDD 0844 5x4 Es , 0849 5x9 off the side , using 6 Band Hex Beam , QG61 , 1559km.
50.045.70 VK8RAS/b 0852 549 Es.

21.278 ON4KST 1116 4x4 , R2AGM 1117 5x4 , OE3RPU 1118 5x4.
14.175 A61FK 1125 5x4.

December 29th 2016

F 73 A 6 K 2 No Storm SN 14 A 6.4
Solar wind 422km/s at 2054z

50.289 VK2RSY/b 1351 439 Es , 0150 559.
50.110 VK1KW 1355 5x5 Es , QF44 , 957km
.
50.045.70 VK8RAS/b 1403 549 Es , the latest log so far this summer , 1432 still 549 , 1454 549 ,
1.24am local time
in Adelaide ACDST ( Australian Central Daylight Savings Time )

50.284 VK4RSC/b 1413 439 Es , 0127 539.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 1437 549 Es , 0150 559 , 0253 still 539.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 1438 549 Es , 0028 549.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 1439 439 Es , 0029 549 , 0601 439.
28.265 VK4RC/b 1450 439 Es

A little bit unusual this late at night to have such a Geographic spread of signals , not the usual
pattern.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 0013 339 Es , 0026 539.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0029 339 Es.

50.024 ZL2WHO/b 0036 439 2Es , RF70 , 3268km.
50.110 VK7DX 0046 5x4 Es , 0345 59+10 Es.
50.110 VK2LBG 0053 5x4 Es , 0136 5x4 , QF68 , 1391km.
50.125 VK4JJW 0057 5x4 Es , QG62 , 1588km.
50.110 VK7ZBX 0105 5x4 Es off the side , QE37 , 1143km , new log.
50.057 VK7RAE/b 0109 539 Es , 0159 549 off the side , 0244 589 , 0338 549.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0121 439 Es.
50.110 VK7RR/4 0137 5x5 Es , QG63 , 1642km.
50.110 VK4OY 0138 5x7 Es , QG51 , 1321km.
50.110 VK4CH 0144 5x4 Es , QG64 , 1741km.
50.105.20 VK2BJ 0157 569 Es , QF56 , 1169km.
50.155 VK2RR 0214 5x4 Es , QF59 , 1320km.
50.110 VK3DAZ 0240 5x4 Es , 0247 59+10 Es , 0300 5x9 , QF22 , 743km , new log.
50.297 VK7RST/b 0304 539 Es , off the side , 0338 539 , 0409 549.
50.110 VK3BNJ 0307 5x5 Es , QF22 , 618km
50.130 VK3KU 0314 5x5 Es , QF32 , 850km.
50.110 VK2UPR/Mobile 0315 5x3 Es , 0328 5x4.
50.057 VK7RAE/b 0408 549 Es.

28.505 VK4GJC 0603 5x6 Es , QG62.
10M Asian Intruders 0727 bit better than weak.

7.182.50 H44MS 0747 5x5.
14.006.20 JD1BMH 0801 569 , Ogasawara , QL17 , 6882km , 24 North.

At 0801 20M Phone had many JA's 5x6 > 5x8 , all JA's but little else , noted this several times lately.

December 30th 2016

F 73 A 5 K 2 No Storm SN 0 A 6.9
Solar Wind 366km/s at 2123z

28.264 VK6RWA/b 0027 faint Es.
28.265 VK4RC/b 0028 539 Es.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0029 539 Es , 0144 btw weak to fair , 0251 539 Es.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 0052 539 Es , 0143 539 , 0313 569 Es loud.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0143 549 Es.

14.221 DA0YOTA 1136 5x4 , JO51 , 15534km , 51 North.
7.182 VK5CE/portable 1148 , IOTA OC-228 Granite Island , PF94 , approx 71km .
14.243 HA6YOTA 1156 4x3 , JN97 , 14855km.

December 31st 2016

F 74 A 4 K 3 No Storm SN 11 A 7.1
Solar Wind 488km/s at 1313z

20 TEC Units 20 degree South > IPS , Density 19.0 p/cc at 0502z > IPS

50.284 VK4RSC/b 2356 539 Es , 0024 559 , 0251 539 , 0331 still 339 , 0453 549 , 0528 439.
50.135 VK4AML 2357 59+10 Es , QG63 , 1674km , 300w to 4EL Yagi.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0004 439 Es , 0452 539 , 0528 339.
50.150 VK4ALR 0008 5x4 Es , QG56 , 1712km , Rockhampton
50.155 VK4BG 0014 5x9 Es , QG64 , 1735km.

28.265 VK4RC/b 0026 549 Es , 0110 539 , 0135 549 , 0632 339.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0027 549 , 0110 539 , 0135 549 , 0632 weaker.
28.480 VK2FMAN 0115 5x5 Es , QG61 , Lismore.
28.480 VK4HAV 0122 5x4 Es.
28.480 VK7HCK 0141 5x4 Es , QE38 , 972km , Devonport.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0145 569 Es , 0216 549.

28.298 V73TEN/b 0217 439 F2 + Es , last heard December 8th 2016 , probably been in a bit more often,
but have
been concentrating on 6M so have missed openings on 10M.

28.510 VK4DA 0220 5x4 Es , QG61 , 1494km.
28.510 VK2ZH 0223 5x4 Es , QF69 , 1446km.
28.520 VK4AS 0228 5x6 Es , 0239 5x9 Es , QG62 , 1599km , Cubical Quad at 36ft.
28.470 VK4LS 0242 5x5 Es , QG62 , 1639km.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 0307 539 Es , 0333 549.
28.480 VK2GJC 0336 59+5 Es , QF54 , 1087km.

50.288 VK2RHV/b 0339 589 Es , QF57 , 1223km.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0348 579 Es , QF56 , 1158km.
50.135 VK2HC 0359 5x6 Es , QF56 , 1157km.
50.110 VK2FAD 0359 5x6 Es , QF56 , 1216km
50.110 VK2XQ 0402 4x3 Es , QF56 , 1080km.
50.110 VK2YO 0448 5x3 Es , QG61 , 1603km.
50.110 VK4ZL/Mobile 0449 5x3 Es , QG62.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0458 549 Es , QH30 , 1912km.

33.0Mhz JA Pager 0629 btw weak to fair , 0754 S4.

28.495 VK4GJC 0634 5x7 Es , QG62 , 1605km.

0802z , 20M Phone , many JA's 5x6 loud , but little else.

7.148 NP4A 0805 5x7 Puerto Rico.
7.004.10 E51DWC 0814 549 , South Cook Islands , BG08 , 6152km.

January 1st 2017 Happy New Year !!

F 74 A 12 K 4 03z K 4 06z No Storm SN 11
A6.4

Solar wind 565km/s at 2037z Southern Hemisphere Auroral Model 38.38GW forecast
at 0255z

3.794 KK6ZM 1355 4x4 CQ DX.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0236 439 Es.
28.264 VK6RWA/b 0238 439 Es , 0327 539 , 0356 549.
28.480 VK1MA 0242 btw weak to fair Es , SOTA VK1/AC-008 Mount Ginini , 1760 metres.
28.480 JE1RXJ 0245 5x4 TEP , PM95 , 7782km , 35 North, and 28.510 0253 5x6 , and 28.456 0306 5x6 loud.
28.210 JA6RUV 0301 5x4 TEP.
28.500 VK6MV 0312 5x4 Es , OF87 , 1984km , 32 South.
28.500 VK6GG 0312 4x3 Es , OF84 , 1883km , Albany.
28.500 JA0UGB 0313 5x4 TEP.
28.490 VK6KRC 0321 almost 5x7 Es , OF78 , 2122km
10M Asian Intruders 0344 btw weak to fair , best in awhile , 0753 a few S4.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0417 peaking S7.
34.175Mhz 0427 Asian FMn btw weak to fair, 2F2
32.400Mhz 0431 5x4 Asian FMn 5x4 , 2F2

21.275 VK2FJPR 5x5 Es.
21.285 VK2XZ 5x4 Es.
7.150 VA3AAO 1311 5x4 , new band , still not hearing many Canadians on 40M Phone in our evenings.

January 2nd 2017

F 73 A 14 K 3 No Storm SN 0 A 5.7 Solar
Wind 465km/s at 2217z

Auroral Model for Southern Hemisphere forecast 29.06GW at 1315z

28.270 VK4RTL/b 2354 439 Es , 0500 439.
28.480 VK4FSCC 2355 5x4 Es.

50.285 VK4RTT/b 0009 549 Es , 0046 weaker , 0109 weak es , 0305 539 , 0336 569.

28.265 VK4RC/b 0024 439 Es
28.455 VK2FSAV 0031 5x4 Es , QG61 , 1561km.
28.490 VK4KUS 0036 5x4 Es , QG64 , Hervey Bay.

50.145 VK4EK 0042 5x6 Es QG36 1553km.
50.145 VK5SA 0042 first 6M QSO after 40 years as a Ham.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0112 569 Es.
28.490 VK1HW 0115 5x9 Es , QF44 , 960km.

50.110 VK4KR 0120 5x3 Es , off the side , QG53 , 1471km
50.140 VK2DO 0129 5x7 Es , QF54 , 1064km.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 0142 569 Es , 0156 579.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0144 579 Es.
50.110 VK2FAD 0149 59+10 Es , QF56 , 1216km
50.110 VK2XQ 0156 5x6 Es.

50.115 VK4DO 0203 5x4 Es , new holder of this Callsign , previous Op became a SK , approx 3 years
ago, not
sure of new Gridsquare.

50.120 VK4OY 0215 5x9 Es, off the side.
50.110 VK2BPL 0224 5x6 Es , QF57 , 1230km , also heard on CW 599 earlier.
50.110 VK5DK 0229 4x3 Es backscatter , QF02 , 372km.
50.130 VK4BOO 0233 5x4 Es , QG62 , 1619km.
50.120 VK4WTN 0236 5x4 Es , QG64 , 1747km.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 0238 559 Es , 0316 539 , 0335 559 , QG63 , 1665km.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0238 549 Es , 0335 539 , QG53 , 1534km.
50.145 VK4BVI 0240 5x4 Es , QG62 , 1611km , new log.
50.110 VK4ALR 0258 4x3 Es , QG56 , 1712km
50.120 VK4HJ 0307 5x9 Es , QG63 , 1670km , 160w to 6EL LFA , Elad SDR.
50.058 VK4RGG/b 0314 339 Es under Modem QRM S6.
50.120 VK4YH 0330 5x7 Es , 0402 still 4x3 , QG53 , 1576km.
50.140 VK4BTC 0344 5x4 Es , QG62 , 1632km , only second time in the log on 6M.
52.342.30 VK4ABP/b 0406 539 Es , QG26 , 1395km.
50.130 VK4WDM 0441 4x3 Es , QH30 1917km.

January 3rd 2017

F 73 A 7 K 4 12z No Storm SN 0 A5.7
Solar wind 487km/s at 1201z

Density 19.0 p/cc 0726z > IPS Auroral Model Southern Hemisphere Forecast 31.92GW at
1245z

0757z 20M Phone only heard JA's again , many 5x6 , and one ZL3 station 5x6.

Monitored 6M and 10M nothing heard.

73 de David Vitek

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