Log from David Vitek

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

Just a note from from my last log , the Solar Flux on March 9th 2017 of 71 is the lowest Solar Flux
since June 20th 2007 ,
when it was 66 .

March 11th 2017

Sunrise 2048z Sunset 0908z

F 71 A 12 K 2 No Storm SN 0 A1.5
Solar Wind 432km/s at 0742z

14.040 E20HHK/portable 0106 549 , IOTA AS-126 Lipe Island , NJ96 6186km.
18.128 E20HHK/portable 0239 5x3.
18.133 9N7EI 0246 5x3 , NL27 , 26 North , 8893km.
18.070 H40FN 0255 559 , IOTA OC-100 , Nendo Island, RH29, 3845km.
7.095 VK1AD/portable 0558 4x3 , SOTA VK1/AC-008 Mount Ginini , 1760 metres , 35 South , QF44 , 934km.
21.250 HL4/JA8COE 0625 4x3 , IOTA AS-026 Cheju Island , PM33 , 7682km , 33 North.
7.174 F4BEW 0707 4x4 LP.
7.160 S01WS 0715 4x4 , Western Sahara , IL46 , 26 North , Sahrawi Amateur Radio Club , new band.

March 12th 2017

F 70 A 6 K 4 06z No Storm SN 0 A0.0
Solar Wind 420km/s at 0007z

21.390 NH6HI 0041 weak, phone , KH6RC 0044 stronger , lucky to hear them , usually don't tune much
past 21.350.

28.298 V73TEN/b 0437 439 F2.
28.268 VK8VF/b 0703 329 F2.
28.490 VR2XMT 0707 4x3 , 0726 5x5 peaking , F2.
28.030 VI8BOD 0714 569 CQ , F2 , PH57 , Darwin.
28.490 JH3JEZ 0723 4x3. TEP.

21.222 HS0ZLV 0759 5x4 , new log.
21.275 P29LL 0816 5x4, QI30 , 2963km.

March 13th 2017

F 70 A 9 K 2 No Storm SN 0 A0.0
Solar Wind 351km/s at 2246z

Adelaide UV Index 10

14.013 E51KTA 0511 599 , IOTA OC-013 Rarotonga , BG08 , 6152km , Op by M1KTA.

March 14th 2017

F 70 A 3 K 2 No Storm SN 0 A0.0
Solar Wind 336km/s at 0224z

14.260 E51KTA 0258 5x6.
14.004 V73NS 0724 549 , RJ39 , 9 North.
18.070 H40FN 0735 569 , IOTA OC-100.

March 15th 2017

F 70 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 0 A0.0
Solar Wind 332km/s at 2301z

Nothing of interest to report.

March 16th 2017

F 70 A 7 K 3 No Storm SN A0.0
Solar Wind 422km/s at 0221z

Auroral Forecast for Southern Hemisphere 26.29GW at 0300z

14.025 E51DWC 0148 549.

28.298 V73TEN/b 0619 439 F2.

7.165 EA3BOX 0647 5x4 LP.
7.160 F5BZB 0720 4x4 LP.
18.070 VU2NXM 0932 549 , MK68 , 9126km , 19 North.
14.200 S21ZED 0938 5x4 , NL51 , 8102km , Bangladesh.
3.505 H40FN 1002 569 , RH29 , 3845km.

March 17th 2017

F 71 A 6 K 2 No Storm SN 0 A0.0
Solar Wind 360km/s at 0526z

7.150 T2AQ 0752 5x7 , Tuvalu , IOTA OC-015 , RI91 , 8 South , 5069km
7.175 EA1DLU 0805 5x9 LP.
7.171 F4GGQ 0806 5x5 , IN77 , 47 North , near Quimper , new band.
21.270 IK4GRO 0849 4x3 , only European heard on the band.
18.160 A41KB 0853 3x3, Gulf States semi-regular on 17M in our early evenings.
7.130 T2AQ 1140 5x8.

March 18th 2017

F 71 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 0 A0.0
Solar Wind 333km/s at 2255z

21.250 VK8DA 0258 5x4 F2 , Darwin Amateur Radio Club , PH57, 2627km.
21.220 R1918M 0740 3x3 , Special Event , KO85 , 55 North , Moscow , 13809km.
7.138 EA5CTE 0802 5x5 LP.

14.275 9G5X 0814 3x3 LP , Ghana Dxep , IJ95 , 5 North , Accra , 25400km, have tried to hear all the
African
Dxep lately and have heard nothing.

14.205 T2AQ 0819 5x5.
14.205 VU2AU 1140 5x5 CQ VK/ZL.
7.163 T30TM 1143 5x6 , IOTA OC-017 , Tarawa Island , RJ60 , 5324km , 1 North , using 3 wire dipole,
last heard on
40M phone October 17th 2016.

20M Phone RM5A 1153 5x4 near Moscow , 9N7EI 1157 5x4 , RU1A 1159 5x9 , LY4A 1223 5x9 , RN3TT
1212 5x6,
VR2CC 1217 5x3 , A65CB 1218 5x4 new band , RC6U 1219 5x5 , RG6G 1220 5x4 , R4RE 1224 5x6 , RM9A 1225
5x7.

7.163 KP4AKT 1237 5x4.

March 19th 2017

F 70 A 2 K 1 No Storm SN 0 A0.0
Solar Wind 311km/s at 0120z

18.141 KL7/VE7ACN 0103 5x3 , IOTA NA-041 Prince of Wales Island , CO35 , 55 North , 13076km , about
as far North,
as i can hear.
18.145 9N7EI 0139 4x3.
21.002 9N7EI 0346 559 , NL27 , 8893km.
18.086 S21ZED 0401 569 , NL51 , 8102km.
21.200 HZ1TL 0932 5x3 , LL07 , 12302km , 27 North.

15M Phone YE2R 0935 5x4 , RA9A 0938 4x3 , new log , A61FK 0941 4x4 , new band , DR4A 0944 5x4 ,
new log ,
DL8UD 0945 5x3 , E73W 0946 , RK9AX 0947 new band , LZ9W 0951 5x4.

March 20th 2017

F 71 A 2 K 1 No Storm SN 0 A0.0
Solar Wind 319km/s at 2301z

Equinox today , 1029z , or 8.59pm Adelaide PF95 , Australian Central Daylight Savings Time , i think
we have the
longest period of DST in the World.

21.005 V73NS 0357 559 , RJ39 , 5778km.

28.051 JK2XXK/2 0410 549 , Test CQ. PM85 , 7800km.
28.055 JA2YEF/2 0425 559 , Test CQ , PM85.
28.056 JK2AQT/2 0433 549 , Test CQ , PM94.

10M Asian Intruders 0422 , between weak to fair , multi F2.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0441 between weak to fair.

21.250 VK2IBT/DU7 0735 5x4 , PK10 , 10 North , 5239km , Cebu.
7.176 F6CTT 0751 5x9 LP , IN97.
7.158 G4PEL 0801 5x4 LP , near Rugby , IO92 , 52 North , new band.
14.260 T2AQ 0808 5x6.
18.077 3W1T 0830 549 , OL21 , 7094km.

March 21st 2017

F 73 A 2 K 4 09z K 5 18z K 5 21z
Minor G1 Storm SN 0

A1.9 Solar Wind 556km/s at 1159z Density 23.0 p/cc at 0133z > IPS

14.190 S21ZEE 0211 5x3, Bangladesh , NL51 , 21 North , 8102km

18.093 3B8/G3TXF 0446 549 , with pre-amp two on the R75 , LG89 , 7960km , propagation to the West
has been
poor as well , first time i've heard him.

18.140 S21ZEE 0722 4x3.
7.145 G8PEL 0742 5x4 LP.
18.158 T2AQ 0748 5x4.
18.072 T88XH 0756 569 , PJ77 , 4727km , 7 North , Koror.
14.034 E51ANQ 0803 569 , BG08 , 21 South , 6152km.
7.144 VK6/PA3EPA 0812 5x6.
14.203 VU2RAK 1256 5x4, ML88 , 28 North , near New Delhi.
14.009 V73NS 1315 559.
14.190 RU6LC 1321 5x4.

73 de David Vitek

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

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