Log from David Vitek

Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL Call VK5001SWL
SP Shortpath
LP Longpath

May 21st 2017

Sunrise 2144z Sunset 0746z

F 72 A 24 K 3 No Storm SN 22 A5.0
Solar Wind 708km/s at 1939z

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast 38.12GW at 0805z.

18.073 YE1AR 0257 549 , OI33 , 4560km.
21.023 HS0ZLM 0720 549 , HS0ZLM Test , OK04 , 6767km.

May 22nd 2017

F 74 A 9 K 3 No Storm SN 35 A5.6
Solar wind 570km/s at 0123z

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast 31.20GW at 0310z and 34.85GW at 1150z.

14.180 V73MZ 0619 3x3.
7.145 NP4A 0625 5x7.

May 23rd 2017

F 74 A 10 K 3 No Storm SN 55 A6.0
Solar Wind 583km/s at 0324z

Usual monitoring schedule , nothing of interest , HF dismal, woefull , reminder of 2006 !!

May 24th 2017

F 76 A 8 K 2 No Storm SN 47 A7.0
Solar Wind 502km/s at 0203z

18.097.50 0313 W1AW Bulletin , geophysical info , 559 , FN31 , 41 North , 17207km.

28.265 VK4RRC/b 0509 between weak to fair Es , 0535 weak Es , 0549 very weak , QG62 , 1630km.

May 25th 2017

F 78 A 4 K 1 No Storm SN 15 A8.0
Solar Wind 435km/s at 0136z

18.077 YB0ECT 0432 569 , OI33 , 6 South , Java Island.
14.173 R2DA 1312 5x4 , Moscow, always seem to do well into the Moscow area.

May 26th 2017

F 76 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 19 A8.7
Solar Wind 587km/s at 0043z

Nothing to Report .

May 27th 2017

F 80 A 3 K 3 No Storm SN 22 B1.0
Solar Wind 299km/s at 0212z

28.228 ZL3TEN/b off the air , looking for new site for the beacon , been 21 years at the Rolleston
station, news via
ZL3RJ > VK logger.

50.040 ZL3SIX/b off the air , and moving to a new site next couple of months , news via ZL3MF > VK
Logger.

18.135 VK2SR 0209 5x5.
21.021 NA6O 0236 549 , NA6O Test , 549 , CM97 , CA , 37 North , 13045km, new log.
21.014 WQ6T 0243 549 , CM98 , CA , 38 North , Sacramento , 13101km, new log.
21.036 ZM2A 0254 549 , RE78 , 41 South , Wellington, new log.

May 28th 2017

F 82 A 14 K 6 0z K 6 03z K 7 06z K 6
09z K 5 12z K 4 15z

STRONG G3 Storm SN 21 B1.3 Solar Wind 386km/s at 1213z

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast 89.71GW at 0240z and 82.73GW at 0710z.

BZ -19 degrees South at 0138z , BZ -14 South at 0629z.

20 TEC Units at 50 degrees South > IPS , CME hit Earth May 27th 1500z.

21.018 BA8BA 0138 569 , OM10 , Chengdu , 30 North , 8126km, new log.
21.005 JA7NVF 569 , unusual , prop quite dead to JA on 15M in our mornings now.
21.019 NA6O 0159 559 , CM97 , also unusual , prop usually dead to USA our mornings now.
21.027 K6AAM 0205 559 , CM98 , CA , 38 North, new log.
21.024 4F3BZ 0208 549 , PK04 , 14 North , 5822km, new log.
14.260 W7H 0251 5x4 , Ham Nation , special event , CN96 , WA , 46 North , 13520km.
21.019 ZM2B 0305 549 , RF70 , 39 South , New Plymouth.

28.280 K5AB/b 0311 549 , 0338 weaker , EM01 , 14901km , surprising strength , last heard October
16th 2016.
28.209.80 KV6Q/b 0324 439 , DM12 , 13196km , last heard September 15th 2016.
10M Asian Intruders 0329 S4 , 0728 S6 , these have gone as well lately so nice to hear.
28.244 WA6APQ/b 0331 549, sounding a little bit hollow , DM03 , 13076km , last heard October 16th 2016.
28.210 JK8MYT 0346 5x4 TEP.
28.268 VK8VF/b 0351 539 F2 , 0603 still 539 F2 , last heard March 12th 2017.
28.490 VK8NNB 0357 5x5 F2 , PH57 , Darwin , 2627km , new log.
28.490 ZL1RPL 0359 5x6 F2 , RF73 , 3261km , new log.
28.490 VK2NSS 0401 5x3 Es , QF45 , 958km , last heard April 2nd 2016.
28.292.20 NH6HI/b 0410 439 F2.
28.465 FK4QX 0411 5x4 F2 , RG37 , 3056km , new band.
28.009.90 JT5DX 0417 559 F2 , OO20 , Ulaan-Baator , 47 North , 9953km , last heard 10M phone October
30th 2016.
28.026 NA6O 0420 569 F2 , CM97 , CA , 13045km , new band.
28.430 VK8MS 0424 5x6 F2 , PH57 , 2622km , Darwin , last heard 10M phone November 12th 2016.
28.465 ZL4DH 0431 5x9 F2 , RE34 , Te Anau , 2719km , last heard 10M phone December 22nd 2014.
28.021 HS0ZIA 0434 559 , NK98 , 7269km , new mode.
28.030 WH7W 0437 569 , BL11 , 9159km , new mode.
28.277.60 W7UUU/b 0443 439 F2 , Tacoma , WA , 5w , CN87 , 13396km , last heard March 12th 2014 ,
only second
time in my log.
28.300 K6FRC/b 0446 439 F2 , CM97 , 13070km , last heard May 3rd 2016.
28.450 KK6TBN 0452 5x4 F2 , CM98 , CA , 38 North , 13115km , new log.
28.485 ZL2AK 0456 3x3 F2 , RF80 , 3404km , 39 South , Napier, new log.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 579 F2 , unusual strong peak , did not last long , doubt it was Es, long while since
i've heard it that well.
28.265 VK4RRC/b 0504 559 Es , a day of mixed-mode.
28.505 VK2DNA/4 portable 0510 5x7 F2 , QH23 , near Cairns , 2146km.
28.485 NH6I 0514 5x4 F2 , BK29 , 9156km , last heard 10M phone April 27th 2015.
28.475 JR2IUD 0517 4x4 TEP , new log.
28.440 VK8VTX 0519 5x6 F2 , PH57 , 2577km , Darwin , last heard 10M phone April 22nd 2015.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0521 S5 aTEP , 0627 S6.
28.485 JA2FBC 0535 5x7 TEP , PM85 , 7778km , 0625 5x8.
28.510 VK8NSB 0538 5x6 F2 , PH57.
28.012 BI8FZA 0543 569 , OM30 , 8024km , 30 North , Sichuan , new band/mode.
28.032 JA7OWD 0547 569 , PM51 , 7426km.
28.460 JR2IUB 0609 5x4 TEP , PM95 , 35 North.
28.485 E20ZFD 0620 3x3 F2 , OK03 , 13 North , Bangkok , 6723km , new log.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 0635 539 Es , 0720 549 , 0750* gone.
28.495 VK2HJ 0639 5x4 Es , QF45 , 1020km.
28.490 E20WXA 0722 5x4 F2 , OK04 , 13 North , 6749km , last heard 10M phone October 1st 2014.
28.018 JH4UTP 0735 549 , PM64 , 34 North , 7722km.
28.003 B7Q 0759 559 , OM89 , Beijing , 8606km , new log.
28.265 VK4RRC/b 1418 539 Es.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 1418 between weak to fair Es.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 1428 539 Es.

May 29th 2017

F 79 A 51 K 4 15z STRONG G3 Storm SN 20
B1.1

Solar Wind 346km/s at 0100z

28.270 VK4RTL/b 1443 between weak to fair Es , 00.13am ACST Adelaide PF95 , 0044 439 Es , and gone
0140 approx.

14.200 E31A 0432 between weak to fair , Eritrea , KK95 , 11877km , 0534 weak, new band/mode.

Darwin ionogram FoEs 10.1Mhz , approx 55Mhz Es MUF , forgot to write the time down !!

Aurora Australis seen in Mount Gambier , South-East VK5 , QF02 , 37 South.

May 30th 2017

F 76 A 10 K 4 06z No Storm SN 16
B1.0 Solar Wind 530km/s 0820z

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast 32.73GW at 0410z.

7.145 CT1EHI 0619 4x4 LP wkg VK.

May 31st 2017

F 74 A 7 K 2 No Storm SN 0 A8.7
Solar Wind 479km/s at 0309z

Nothing to report.

June 1st 2017

F 74 A 4 K 3 No Storm SN 11 B1.2
Solar Wind 342km/s at 0600z

Equal coldest June 1st in Adelaide PF95 on record since 1943 , 2.9C.

Nothing to Report.

June 2nd 2017

F 76 A 7 K 3 No Storm SN18 B2.7
Solar Wind 384km/s at 0251z.

Nothing to Report

June 3rd 2017

F 78 A 5 K 4 18z No Storm SN 19
B1.9 Solar Wind 423km/s at 1241z

BZ -10 South 1241z

14.190 TX5JF 0211 4x3 , French Polynesia , BH52 , 7295km , 17 South.
7.180 EA1DLU 0523 5x4 LP , 0709 5x4.
14.217 E51AND 0523 4x3.
7.146 NP4A 0659 5x8.
14.176 RZ1O 1209 5x4 , LP04 , 13818km , Arkhangelsk , 64 North.
14.185 YB0MWM 1210 5x4.
14.205 VU2RAK 1217 5x4.
7.159 9V1YC 1233 4x4 , OJ11 , 5409km , 1 North.
3.796 TX5JF 1304 4x3.
3.796 N6MB 1309 5x5 , CM99 , CA , Yuba City.
3.800 JA3AOP 1312 5x4.

June 4th 2017

F78 A 9 K 1 No Storm SN 22 A8.8
Solar Wind 487km/s at 0205z

14.195 TX5JF 0342 4x3.

June 5th 2017

F 78 A 3 K 2 No Storm SN 23 A7.3
Solar Wind 381km/s at 0216z.

28.265 VK4RRC/b 0438 439 Es , QG62 , 1630km.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0508 339 Es , 0804 539 Es , 0829 329, on the way out.

7.147 NP4A 0610 5x9.

June 6th 2017

F 79 A 5 K 2 No Storm SN 22 A9.0
Solar Wind 376km/s at 0106z.

18.073 YE1AR 0821 549.

73 de David Vitek

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

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