Log from David Vitek

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

January 11th 2017

Sunrise 1953z Sunset 0959z

F 73 A 10 K 3 No Storm SN 0 A6.2
Solar Wind 535km/s at 2345z

28.262 VK2RSY/b 1429 549 Es , 2317 439 , 0015 549 , 1027 539.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 1431 439 Es , 2317 439 , 0015 549 , 0148 539 , 0249 439 , 0600 539 , 0738 339 , all Es.
28.470 VK2QA 2324 5x4 Es , QF56 , 1161km, new band.

50.045.70 VK8RAS/b 2333 549 Es , 0005 549 , 0025 569 , 0106 569 , 0131 599 , 0244 569 , PG66 1329km.
50.066 VK6RPH/b 2340 549 Es , 2355 549 , OF88 , 2109km.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0007 549 Es , 0037 559 , 0106 549 , 0130 539 , 0517 539.

28.298 V73TEN/b 0018 439 , F2 + Es.
28.495 VK4GJP 0032 5x4 Es , QG62 , 1558km.

33.0Mhz 0038 Pulser , 5 or 6 per sec S4/5 , only seems to be in when we have Es propagation to the
North , no
sign of the JA pager , pulses are not continous , was assured by a local ham that it is not Jindalee
out of VK8.

28.480 VK4LS 0043 4x3 Es , QG62 , 1639.

VK2ZQ 0512z 50.011.40 V73TEN/b 419 QF55 > RJ39 5148km in for one hour.
VK3XL 0519z 50.011.40 V73TEN/b 519 QF21 > RJ39 5735km.
VK5BC/portable 0532z 50.011.40 V73TEN/b 519 PF85 > RJ39 5856km
VK5XDX 0701z wkg KG6JDX 50.120 5x5 PF95 > QK23 5370km.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0559 bit better than weak.

28.265 VK4RC/b 0738 439 Es.

7.165 PY5AB 0813 3x3 , Curitiba , GG54 , 13266km , Polar Path , at 172 Degrees , Curitiba 25 South ,
new band.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 1149 539 Es.

January 12th 2017

F 75 A 8 K 3 No Storm SN 0 A8.3
Solar Wind 425km/s at 2233z

Longest string of SN 0 Spotless Days since May 2010

7.153 RT6DE 1351 5x4 , KN85 , 45 North , only second log.
7.153 VU2PLL 1351 5x6 , MK81 , 8184km , 11 North , Tamil Nadu , last heard December 7th 2009 on 40M
phone.

50.150 VK4FP 2352 5x9 Es, QH30 , 1914km.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 2358 559 Es , 0858 539.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 2359 549 Es , 0732 549 , 1110 btw weak to fair Es.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0000 539 Es.

28.265 VK4RC/b 0015 439 Es , 0743 339.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0016 549 Es , 0314 339 , 0743 549 , 0753 569 , all Es.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0017 549 Es , 0744 439.

50.110 VK4ZQ 0020 5x3 Es , QG62 , 1616km.
50.110 VK2WDD 0031 5x4 Es , QG61 , 1559km.
50.110 VK4EK 0034 5x5 Es , QG36 , 1553km.
50.150 VK4SWR 0036 5x4 Es , QH30 , 1914km , last heard on 6M phone January 14th 1995.
50.110 VK4DDG 0041 5x4 Es , QG61 , 1549km.
50.110 VK4ATF 0043 4x3 Es , QG62 , 1550km , new log.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0054 439 Es , 0313 549 , 0743 549.

50.045.70 VK8RAS/b 0104 569 Es , 0925 549 , 1027 539.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 0106 549 Es , 0113 589 , 0157 559 , gone 0230* approx , 0642 599 , 0830 569 , 0928 539.
50.120 VK2DEL 0109 5x6 Es , QF68 , 1389km, last heard on 6M phone December 31st 2011.
50.011 ZL1SIX/b 0115 339 2Es , 0145 339 , 0152 439 , 0229 229 , 0812 549 , 0832 549 , 0902 549 ,
1010 439.
RF64 3198km
50.110 VK2QO 0125 5x6 Es , 0214 5x4 , QF56 , 1222km , using G5RV Junior , last heard 6M phone
December 9th
2010.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0128 439 Es , 0157 599 , gone 0225* approx , 0631 569 , 0648 599 , 0810 549.
50.110 VK4KUS 0138 5x6 Es , QG64 , 1735km , new log on 6M.
50.110 VK2XQ 0139 5x6 Es , 1034 5x4 , QF56 , 1080km.
50.110 VK4KX 0149 5x4 Es , QG63 , 1658km.
50.110 VK2TG 0158 5x6 Es , QF55 , 1132km.
50.110 VK4AIF 4x3 Es , QG62 , 1633km.
50.110 VK2FZR 0203 5x6 Es , QG61 , 1594km.
50.140 VK4HJ 0220 5x9 Es off the side , QG63 , 1670km.
50.024 ZL2WHO/b 0230 339 2Es , 0629 569 , 0644 579 , 0813 439 , 0832 569 , 0902 549 , 1011 549, RF70
, 3268km.

28.298 V73TEN/b 0315 439 F2 + Es.
28.460 VK4CQ 0317 5x4 Es , QG62 , 1598km.
28.460 VK2VR 0319 5x5 Es , QF56 , 1101km.
28.460 VK3YQS/2 Stationary Mobile 0332 5x4 Es , Bruce Highway , near Noosa.

50.135 VK2BHO 0625 59+15 Es Phone , QF55 , 1127km.
50.260 VK4KY 0633 5x7 Es , QG62 , 1599km , new log on 6M.
50.260 VK4OL 0633 5x4 Es , QG62 , 1604km , new log on 6M.
50.110 VK4RF 0637 5x6 Es , QG62 , 1625km.
50.110 VK2ARA 0638 59+10 Es Phone , QF55 , 1123km.
50.110 VK2ZHE 0653 5x6 Es , QF68 , 1391km.
50.110 ZL1AKW 0707 5x3 2Es , 0727 5x3 , RF82 , 3369km

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0741 S4.

50.110 ZL2OK 0837 5x4 2Es , 0841 5x5 , 0852 3x3 , RE89 , 3363km.
50.110 ZL1RQ 0909 4x3 2Es , RF64 , 3177km , only third log on 6M.
50.110 VK2BZE 0943 5x3 Es , 0955 5x9 , QF55 , 1129km.
50.110 VK2FAD 0959 5x4 Es, QF56 , 1152km
50.110 VK2AIF 0959 5x5 Es , QF68 , 1393km.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 1015 569 Es , 1053 569 .
50.110 VK2FPQ 1035 5x5 Es , 1105 5x9 , QF55 , 1075km.
50.110 VK2BGL 1042 5x5 Es , QF55 , 1119km.
50.110 VK2HC 1116 5x6 Es , QF56 , 1157km.

14.290 A41NN 1300 5x6.

January 13th 2017

F 76 A 5 K 2 No Storm SN 11 A8.5
Solar Wind 374km/s at 2100z.

7.146 I5ZSS 1540 5x7 , new band.
7.146 WK6F 1540 5x4.
7.146 LZ1QI 1541 5x6 , new band.
7.146 I4LEC 1543 5x6 , Bologna , new band.
7.146 NR6Q 1544 5x5 , Net Control.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0016 549 Es , 0048 539 , 0309 539 , 0350 549 , 0441 539 , 0806 439 , 0928 549 , 1051
539.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0017 559Es , 0050 439 , 0930 549 , 1051 549, all Es.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0019 539 Es , 0050 439 , 0711 439 , 0808 549 , 0931 439 , all Es.
28.460 VK4FACT 5x4 Es.
28.460 VK4FXAC 0020 5x5 Es , last heard on 10M phone June 25th 2011.

50.284 VK4RSC/b 0036 439 Es , 0127 539 , 0819 539.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0041 539 Es , 0616 549 , 0647 549 , 0802 still 539.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0106 569 Es.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 0115 569 Es.
50.110 VK2JAZ 0119 5x6 Es , 0214 weak Es , QF56 , 1140km , only second log on 6M.
50.110 VK2XQ 0125 3x3 Es , QF56 , 1080km.
50.140 VK4HF 0129 5x6 Es , QG62 , 1640km.
50.105.80 VK2BPL 0141 579 Es , QF55 , 12305km.
50.110 VK2FPQ 0145 5x4 Es , 0151 5x9 , QF55 , 1075km.
50.045.70 VK8RAS/b 0149 559 Es , 1011 559.
50.110 VK2HX 0211 5x4 Es , QF56 , 1168km , second log on 6M , last heard January 13th 2011.
50.085 VK5SIX/b 0251 569 , 1009 549 , PF95 , 42km , last heard January 20th 2016 on 50.075 .

28.265 VK4RC/b 0808 539 Es.
28.480 VK2XZ 0932 5x9 Es, QF55 , 1073km.

50.024 ZL2WHO/b 0938 539 2Es , 0942 btw weak to fair.

January 14th 2017

F 75 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 24 A6.5
Solar wind 385km/s at 0251z

28.270 VK4RTL/b 2345 339 Es , 0619 439 , 0827 549 Es.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0019 339 Es , 0048 549 , 0237 569.
28.490 VK4KY 0246 5x4 Es , QG62 , 1621km , last heard on 10M phone December 31st 2009.
28.490 VK7NWT 0246 5x5 Es , QE29 , 9092km.
28.264 VK6RWA/b 0819 549 Es , 0827 559 , 0925 569 don't hear 569 to often , 0955 549 , 1014 339.
28.265 VK4RC/b 0819 539 Es.

50.066 VK6RPH/b 0821 549 Es , 0829 559 Es , 0857 weak , 0931 briefly 439 , 0955 439 , OF88 , 2109km

January 15th 2017

F 77 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 25 A6.4
Solar Wind 346km/s at 2258z

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0122 549 Es , 0427 549 , 0733 549.
28.265 VK4RC/b 0124 339 Es , 0251 439 , 0428 439 , 0529 439 all Es.
28.490 VK2FSAV 0127 5x4 Es , QG61 , 1561km.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0214 339 Es , 0429 339 , 0529 539, all Es
28.298 V73TEN/b 0226 439 F2 + Es , 0412 339 F2 + Es.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0251 439 Es , 0919 549 , 1327 549 , all es.
28.485 VK4DA 0310 5x4 Es , QG61 , 1494km.
28.485 VK2QK 0316 5x6 Es , QF55 , 1105km , 4EL Mono and 200w.
28.485 VK2QM 0320 5x6 Es , QF56 , 1152km , only second log on 10M phone , last heard May 26th 2012.
28.485 VK4XJB 0323 5x5 Es , QG52 , 1509km , last heard on 10M phone November 28th 2007.
28.485 VK2FADV 0323 3x3 Es , new log.
28.485 VK2FKYM 0324 5x5 Es , QF67 , 1327km , Taree , new log.

50.284 VK4RSC/b 0343 539 Es , 0611 439 , QG63 , 1665km.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0403 339 Es , 0533 539 , 0611 549 , 0636 339.

28.490 VK2CCW 0415 5x6 Es , QF56 , 1214km , new band.
28.490 VK2SD 0416 5x8 Es , QF57 , 1235km.
28.490 VK2QO 0417 5x3 Es , QF56 , 1222km.

50.288 VK2RHV/b 0737 439 Es , 0834 569 , 0856 549 , 0916 339 .
50.024 ZL2WHO/b 074 439 2Es , RF70 , 3268km
50.110 VK2ARA 0751 4x4 Es , QF55 , 1123km.
50.110 ZL1AKW 0753 5x4 2Es , 0801 5x5 , 0825 4x3.
50.040 ZL3SIX/b 0810 439 2Es , RE66 , 3047km , last heard December 21st 2016.
50.110 ZL2WHO 0836 5x4 2Es , RE79 , 3301km.
50.110 VK3DUT 0837 5x4 Es , QF32 , 889km.
50.110 VK2DCT 0853 5x4 Es , QF56 , 1124km.
50.110 VK2ZHE 0902 5x6 Es , QF68 , 1400km.
50.110 VK2UPR/Mobile 0852 5x4 Es , probably in QF56.
14.176 XW3DT 1101 5x4.

January 16th 2017

F 78 A 5 K 1 No Storm SN 23 A6.3
Solar Wind 339km/s at 2053z

28.262 VK2RSY/b 1334 549 Es , 0058 339 , 0822 339 , all Es.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 1337 549 Es , 0024 549.

50.045.70 VK8RAS/b 0025 539 Es , 0112 still there 569 , 0149 569 , 0230 569 , gone 0245*.
50.066 VK6RPH/b 0031 539 Es.
50.110 VK6AKT 0034 5x6 Es , OF78 , 2132km.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0041 539 Es.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 0052 339 Es.

28.468 VK4NDX 0100 5x5 Es , QG62 , 1637km.

33.0Mhz Pulser 0104 S6 , seems to be co-incident with 50.045 VK8RAS/b, no sign of JA data pager.

50.280.80 VK4RHT/b 0236 549 Es , back on air , 50w Hann Tablelands , QH23PC 971 HASL , 16 South ,
0825 539 , 0933 539 , 1109 439.

First alerted by VK2BPL on VK Logger , info from VK4ZTG.

VK4RHT/b 50.281 Reports Welcome , Tablelands Radio and Electronics Club ,

73 de David Vitek

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

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