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

March 27th 2017

Sunrise 2101z Sunset 0846z

F 77 A 4 K 5 06z K 5 09z K 6 12z K
5 15z K 5 18z K 6 21z

Moderate G2 Storm SN 20 A3.0 Southern Hemisphere Auroral
Forecast > 42.46GW at 0800z

Solar Wind 501km/s at 0728z.

14.183 E51XYL/VK5 0524 , YL Op visiting VK5.
18.140 T2AQ 0725 5x5.
7.193 H44MS 0735 5x6.
7.150 EA5CTE 0738 5x6 LP.
7.169 MW0VOW 0739 5x4 LP.

10M Asian Intruders 0803 many between weak to fair , 0823 S4.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0810 S8 , 0844 S5/6.

29.870Mhz 0827 Rtty S4 , 29.825Mhz 0828 data , weaker , both north-west VK , oil/gas rigs.

38.975Mhz 0832 Asia FMn 5x6 , 35.200 0836 Asia FMn poor , 34.975 0837 Asia FMn poor , 34.050 0839
Asia FMn 5x6.

29.850Mhz 0842 Rtty , north-west VK , oil/gas rigs.

March 28th 2017

F 83 A 54 K 5 0z K 5 03z K 5 06z K
4 12z Moderate G2 Storm

SN 49 B1.0 Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 46.38GW at 0150z and
57.94GW at 1410z

Solar Wind 721km/s at 0523z.

14.205 OH2BAD 1359 5x6 , with K Index at 6.
14.235 OE1DPS 1408 5x4.
14.220 IZ4NPE 1410 5x5.
7.169 UA4LCH 1413 5x9.

March 29th 2017

F 84 A 32 K 4 03z K 4 06z K 4 09z K
4 12z K 4 18z

SN 51 B1.3 Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 31.61GW at 0140z and
47.04GW at 0815z.

Solar Wind 727km/s at 0521z

As usual all this geo-storming does nothing but disrupt propagation instead of helping !! , but some
Es around .

28.267 VK7RAE/b 0045 569 Es , 0052* gone , back 0101 549 , 0132 still 559 , 0226 439 , 0256 still 559.

50.297 VK7RST/b 0141 439 Es , 0151 439 , 0209 339 , QE37 , 1162km.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0212 439 Es.

14.205 OD5ZZ 0529 5x6 LP.
3.790 YB9KA 1137 5x6.

VK5XDX heard 50.057 VK7RAE/b 0007z 519 Es , 50.110 VK7DX 0021z 5x2 Es.
VK7DX heard 50.315 VK5RBV/b 0015z 519 Es.

March 30th 2017

F 83 A 21 K 5 06z K 4 18z K 4 21z
Minor G1 Storm SN 53

B1.1 Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 41.79GW at 0425z Solar Wind
647km/s at 1208z.

10M Asian Intruders 0200 some S4.

24.983Mhz 0209 that blank AM carrier still there , S4.
14.260 T2AQ 0419 4x3 , 0828 5x5.

49.750Mhz 0711 S4 BFO rough sounding , 0741 S6 BFO , gone 0825* approx.
38.900Mhz 0719 BY Radar S4 , 0723 S5 , first time heard in quite awhile.
33.0Mhz JA data pager 0800 weak , 0818 between weak to fair.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 1212 549 Es , 1221 569 loud , 1322 still 549.

March 31st 2017

F 86 A 23 K 5 0z K 5 03z K 5 06z K
5 09z K 4 12z K 4 15z

Minor G1 Storm SN 33 B1.3 Southern Hemisphere Auroral
Forecast > 40.02GW at 0550z

28.267 VK7RAE/b 1345 549 Es.
28.265 VK4RRC/b 0018 weak Es.
28.490 VK4FSCC 0042 5x4 Es , QG63 , 1659km , 3EL Tri-Bander at 8 metres.
10M Asian Intruders 0126 weak and just starting , 0136 between weak to fair.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 0132 539 Es.
28.490 VK2FSAV 0204 5x3 Es , 0221 weak Es , QG61 , 1561km.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0451 , weak.
38.900Mhz BY Radar 0453 S5.

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0454 539 Es , 0510 549 , 0535 549 , 0613 339.
49.750Mhz 0536 S3 BFO , 0602 between weak to fair BFO , 0636 S3 BFO.
50.120 VK8GM 0538 5x4 Es , PG66 , 1372km , last heard December 17th 2015.

VK5XDX heard 50.010 JA2IGY/b 0516z 519 TEP , 49.750 S8 at 0630z , 50.110 JR2HCB 0728z 559.
VK5BC wkg JR2HCB 50.110 at 0719z 5x5 TEP.

April 1st 2017

F 91 A 28 K 4 0z K 4 18z Minor G1 Storm
SN 65 B1.1

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 40.45GW at 0940z Solar Wind 636km/s at 2324z

21.260 KH6CW 0055 5x4, K0CZY 0057 5x4 , A31MM 0055 weak , W0QQ 0100 5x4.
18.145 E51DWC 0114.
24.940 BD4WN 0121 5x6.
7.170 EA3AKP 0604 5x4 LP.
18.130 VR2/IK7YTT 0852 5x4.
21.013 EA6UP 0857 569 , Balearic islands , IOTA EU004 , 39 North , 16094km.
14.174 R1147M 1251 5x4 Sp Event , KO85 , Moscow.
14.186 RO25SP 1255 5x4 , Sp Event 25 Yrs of Russian Amateur Radio Union , KO59 , St Petersburg.
14.200 R25SRR 1301 5x6 , Sp Event , as above , KO85 , Moscow.
14.252 A61FK 1306 5x4.
14.210 GB6RAF 1308 5x4 , AOTA , Sp Event , Formation of the RAF , IO82 , 52 North, 16404km.

April 2nd 2017

F 101 A 16 K 3 Moderate R2 Flare SN 79
B2.0

Southern Hemisphere Aurora Forecast > 29.54GW at 0610z Solar wind 538km/s at 2328z.

Flare M4.4 at 2148z HF fadeout > Hawaii , Sth East Pacific , Polynesia.
Flare M5.4 at 0803z HF fadeout > Sth East Asia , India , Indian Ocean , Sth Africa , Central Africa
, Middle East.
X-Ray Flux M2.0 at 0818z.

21.265 VK4/WO3E 5x6 , only notable because i don't hear many USA Ops out of Queensland.
21.003 KH2BY 0531 559 , Guam , QK23 , 5409km, very quiet band , ie not much DX !!

April 3rd 2017

F 112 A 8 K 2 Moderate R2 Flare SN 75
B7.9

Solar Wind 444km/s at 0149z

Flare M2.2 at 1838z
Flare M5.7 at 2033z HF fadeout > USA/Hawaii , Sth East Pacific , Polynesia.
Flare M1.3 at 0105z HF fadeout > Micronesia.

24.892 4W/PE7T 0545 549 Timor-Leste , Dili , PI21 , 8 South , 3195km , bit of a surprise was not
expecting much.
7.169 EA3AKP 0603 5x4 LP, JN11 , 23925km
18.087 3D2AG/p 0758 549 , Rotuma Island , RH87 , 4602km.
14.202 VU2AU 1424 5x4.
14.205 R2AGM 1425 5x4 , Moscow.

73 de David Vitek

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