Log from David Vitek

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

March 22nd 2017

Sunrise 2057z Sunset 0853z

F 71 A 26 K 4 0z K 4 03z K 4 06z K
4 12z K 4 15z K 4 18z

K 4 21z Minor G1 Storm SN 12 A2.8 Solar
Wind 665km/s at 0712z

28.265 VK4RRC/b 0417 weak Es , QG62 , 1630km.

21.210 BD7KBB 0448 5x4 , OL72 , Shenzhen City , 22 North , normally only hearing JA's , mostly.
18.140 S21ZEE 0714 3x3 , Bangladesh.
14.255 T2AQ 0719 5x5.
7.180 F5BZB 0722 5x6 LP.
14.023 V633KS 0756 569 , QJ57 , 7 North , Truk island , 4897km.
14.205 BD7KBB 0809 5x7 , was CQing on 15M had no luck , so down to 20M.
14.205 T2AT 0811 4x3 , Tuvalu.
14.190 S21ZEE 1151 5x6.
14.195 OH7KB 1225 5x6 , 20M has been very good to Europe , our late evenings , consistently open.

March 23rd 2017

F 73 A 27 K 5 0z K 4 03z K 4 06z
Minor G1 Storm SN 12

A1.8 Solar Wind 705km/s at 0239z Auroral Forecast for Southern
Hemisphere 47.91GW at 0320z.

20 TEc Units 30 Degrees South at 0417z > IPS

18.155 WB7QXU 0208 5x4.
18.150 T2AQ 0210 5x4.
18.155 N2PPL 0211 5x4 , surprised to hear the Eastern Seaboard , mainly hearing the Western States
when its open.

28.292.20 NH6HI/b 0227 weak F2.
10M Asian Intruders , a few not very strong.
28.060 0704 5x4 LSB mode . South East Asia , a bit unusual , not heard that for awhile.

18.084 HS0ZME 0853 549 , NK92 , 12 North.
7.160 9W6DLD 1247 5x4 , OJ94 , 4 North , Sabah.

VK3DUT heard 50.024 ZL2WHO/b 2319z 529 Es , in/out , fairly briefly.
ZL1RQ heard W6 USA 59+40db on 10M phone this morning.

March 24th 2017

F 72 A 11 K 3 No Storm SN 12 A1.6
Solar Wind 591km/s at 0138z

28.265 VK4RRC/b 0409 539 Es , 0445 539 Es.

14.215 AH7/K8PGJ 0442 5x7 , BK29.

28.490 VK2FSAV 0459 5x3 Es , QG61 , 1561km.

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0505 559 Es , 0511 569 qsb and gone 0525* approx

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0519 S6 , 0747 between weak to fair , 0825 S6.

21.225 9M6LS 0706 5x6 , Kota Kinabalu , Sabah , OJ85 , 4999km.

21.225 AH8N 0709 3x3 , American Samoa , Pago Pago , 14 South , AH45 , 5556km , really pleased with
this one, on
what appeared to be a quiet band.

14.169 9Z4Y 0719 3x3 , IOTA SA011 , FK90 , 10 North , 16634km.
14.195 TI2CDA 0726 5x4 , EJ79 , 14884km.
14.205 AH8N 0730 4x3.
14.205 4E1ADW 0731 5x4 , PK04 , 5741km , Philippines.

10M Asian Intruders 0740 S4 , quite a few , many between weak to fair.

7.110 CE1FSM 0848 4x3 CQ DX , FG57 , 13017km , 22 South , Polar Path at 151 degrees , new log.

VK5XDX heard 50.289 VK2RSY/b 0300z 599 Es , 50.288 VK2RHV/b 0312z 549 Es, 50.282 VK4RTL/b 0716 529 Es ,
50.281 VK4RHT/b 0716z 519 Es.

I tuned on 10M about an hour after the 6M Es opening , and not a hint on 10M , especially to VK2
that it had even
happened , would have expected some lingering Es on 28.262 VK2/b but nothing heard.

March 25th 2017

F 72 A 6 K 2 No Storm SN 12 A1.2
Solar Wind 542km/s at 0516z.

10M Asian Intruders 0109 S3.

10M Phone VK4KW 0113 3x3 Es ? QG62 1580km , JA7OWD 0116 5x4 TEP PM51 7426km , 0126 5x6 , JL3MCM
0128 4x3 TEP PM74 34 North Osaka 7669km , JA3LEZ 0136 5x4 PM74 , JA9ABA 0144 5x4 PM86 36 North , B4T
0150 5x4 OM91 Wuxi 31 North 7600km Contest Call.

21.230 BY5HB 0220 5x5 , 0326 5x7.
21.258 BI8FZA 0327 5x6.
21.290 B4T 0328 5x5.
14.270 VI100TRF 0330 5x7, QG62 , Gatton , VK4 Call Area , 27 South

15M Phone RC9O 0457 5x4 , B1Z 0458 5x6 , DX1L 0514 weak , VK7GN 0515 5x6 QE37 Hobart 42 South , not
hearing many VK7's on 15M , ex VK5 Op , DT9G 0708 5x4 South Korea , 9M4M 0710.

40M Phone OK7W 0715 5x5 LP , don't hear to many Czech stations on 40M LP , CT3EE 0716 5x6 LP Loud ,
II9P 0719 5x5 LP , II2S 0719 5x4 LP , CR6P 0720 5x6 LP Portugal , VI100TRF 0721 5x9 , EA8AH 0722 5x8
LP Canary
Islands , TI5W 0723 5x6 , TM0T 0724 5x7 LP France , OK1NP 0725 5x6 LP , IO2X 0726 5x5 LP , SN3A 0728
5x4 LP ,
again don't hear Poland LP very often , TM6M 0728 5x9 LP France , EI7M 0729 5x7 LP , CN2AA 0730 5x9
LP Morocco ,
9A6XX 0732 5x6 LP Croatia , pleased with this one , not often on 40m LP , IO5O 0733 5x6 LP , OT5A
0734 5x7 LP ,
PI4ZU 0737 LP , EE5R 0738 LP Spain , OE2S 0744 5x6 LP , Austria not prolific on 40M LP either , TM5A
0746 5x4 LP
France , CR6K 0822 5x6 LP Portugal , VC7T 0835 5x5 Canada.

14.206 T2AQ 0843 5x4.

15M Phone A61FK 0849 5x4 , A71MM 0852 5x4 , B1Z 0854 YL Op , DU7P 0854 5x5 , B7M 0855 5x6 ,
UA4S 0857
5x6.

10M Asian Intruders 0859 bit better than weak.

3.770 E51DWC 0903 4x4 , 0921 5x6.
7.168 ZM3T 0919 5x4 , New Zealand.
3.770 VI100TRF 0921 59+10db.

15M Phone IZ8EYP 0932 5x4 , RU0LL 0933 5x6 , A73A 0935 , BV0WPX 0937 , E2A 0944 4x3 Thailand , A44A
0944 weak Oman , BI8FZA 0946 weak , YB0NDT 0946 5x5.

7.164 E51DWC 1018 5x9.
7.161 ZL40BQD 1020 5x4.
7.132 VC6H 1021 Canada.
14.222 B1Z 1033 5x6.

March 26th 2017

F 74 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 11 A0.0
Solar Wind 435km/s at 2315z

10M Phone JA7OWD 0109 5x5 , JM1MOV 0110 weak , JA0DIN 0119 5x4 , JN3EMW 0120 weak , HL2CFY 0121
weak , JA1SCE 0121 weak , JK1THF 0122 weak , JR3JFZ 0123 5x4 , JA9LJS 0126 5x4 , JH2KKW 0128 weak ,
JA4CZM 0129 , JA1LLY 0130 weak , JL3MCM 0134 weak , JF1IRW 0135 , JA6LCJ 0145 weak .

15M Phone B1Z 0152 5x5 , B4S 0153 5x4 , BG5BYZ 0154 5x6 , DU1AV 0155 , BI8FZA 0155 5x5 , ZL2IFB
0242
5x6 , not hearing many ZL's on 15M phone either , WH6R 0246 5x4 , BI4VIP 0422 5x5 , BW0PX 0422 weak
, B7M
0719 5x7.

40M Phone CN2AA 0722 5x8 LP , RU1A 0725 4x4 LP KO48 59 North, Saint Petersburg , very pleased
with this one ,
II9P 0727 4x4 LP , EI7M 0728 5x6 LP , DL1GLH 0734 LP , JN48 , between weak to fair , DQ8N 0737 5x4
LP JO50 , TI5W
0740 5x5.

15M Phone VU2KWJ 0744 5x6 , II9P 0746 5x4 , DX7CA 0748 , YC1ZAR 0750 5x4 , Bh3SCC 0751 , 4D1R 0755
5x5 Philippines , 4E34A 0823 5x5 Philippines , DV7DRZ 0839 5x6 Philippines.

14.237 9M2M 0903 5x4.

73 de David Vitek

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

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