Log from David Vitek

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

August 8th 2017

Sunrise 2139z Sunset 0808z

F 73 A 5 K 2 No Storm SN 11 A5.2
Solar Wind 474km/s at 0128z

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0117 439 Es , 0209 329 , 0316 329 , 0536 549 , 0720 549 , 1050 549 , 1135* gone.

Norfolk Island FoEs 0105z > 11.660Mhz.
Canberra FoEs 0125z > 8.280Mhz.

50.288 VK2RHV/b 0147 539 Es , 0150 559 , 0224 559.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0150 539 Es , 0225 339.
50.110 VK2BPL 0157 5x6 Es , QF57 , 1230km , last heard February 8th 2017.
50.110.60 VK2BPL 0201 579 Es.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 0222 549 Es , 0413 539 , 0606 549 , 0645 539 , 0700 549 , 0836 weak , QG63 , 1642km.
50.110 VK2FA 0229 5x9 Es , 0308 5x3 , QF57 , 1232km , last heard June 19th 2017.
50.110 VK4TSA 0236 3x2 Es , QG62 , 1611km , new log on 6M.

28.265 VK4RRC/b 0253 weak Es , 0402 539 , 0557 439 , 0810 539 , all Es.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0402 559 Es , 0438 559 , 0505* gone.
28.490 VK7PRN 0442 5x8 Es , QE38 , QTH Barrington , 977km , new log on 10M
28.490 VK4NDX 0514 5x3 Es , 0526 5x4, QG62 , 1637km , last heard on 10M phone January 31st 2017.
28.490 VK4KUS 0526 5x4 Es , QG64 , 1735km , last heard on 10M phone February 21st 2017.

14.006 R1ANC 0546 569 , OB31 , 5065km , Vostok Base.
14.205 FT3YL 0550 5x4 , QC03 , 3523km , 66 South , French Antarctic Base , Dumont D' Urville , at
179 degrees,
IOTA AN017 , Adelie Land.

50.120 VK4WTN 0628 5x6 Es , 0639 5x7 , QG64 , 1747km , last heard August 7th 2017 , yesterday !!
52.100 VK4MIL 0756 5x3 Es , QG62 , 1595km , last heard August 7th 2017 , only third time in the log
on 6M.

August 9th 2017

F 71 A 5 K 2 No Storm SN 11 A3.9
Solar Wind 419km/s at 0234z.

Adelaide PF95 UV Index 4

28.265 VK4RRC/b 0205 549 Es , 0453 439 , 0656 539 , all Es.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 0216 549 Es , 0219 569 , 0304 549 , 0322 569 , 0354 559 , 0430* gone approx , last
heard July 10th
2017
50.281 VK4RHT/b 0227 559 Es , 0246 569 , 0322 549 , 0354 549 , 0415 weaker , last heard July 25th
2017, QH23 2109km.

Brisbane FoEs 0225z > 10.190Mhz , 0410z > 12.0Mhz.

28.490 VK4FCC 0256 5x4 Es , QG62 , 1623km , new call in my log on 10M phone.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 0326 539 Es , 0622 faint Es.

14.205 FT3YL 0349 5x4, wish i could hear more Antarctic Bases , but never do , usually Vostok and
nothing else.

August 10th 2017

F 72 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 11 A3.5
Solar Wind 420km/s at 0145z.

Nothing to report.

August 11th 2017

F 71 A 5 K 3 No Storm SN 11 A3.3
Solar wind 381km/s at 0221z.

18.060 0206 VMW Wiluna VK6 Fax txer S6 , 0255 S6 solid , 0644 S9.

28.265 VK4RRC/b 0612 weak Es.

14.195 YB72RI/7 5x4 , on a dead band, 12M CW open to JA 0632z wkg JD1BOI , first sign of 12m opening.

August 12th 2017

F 70 A 7 K 3 No Storm SN 11 A3.0
Solar wind 538km/s at 0240z ,

561km/s at 0609z , 596km/s at 1010z.

7.143 UA4LCH 1437 5x7.

14.235 OH8LXT 1441 5x4 , KP23 , 63 North , 14576km , starting to hear a smattering of ES, OH , LA,
very late in our
evenings now, don't hear to many OH8 in my log, only have ten distinct calls from OH8, despite
OH7TEN/b on 10M being
pretty common when propagation is better.

21.019 HS0ZIA 0635 539 , NK98 , 7269km.
21.042 JA0CGJ 0648 549 , only mentioned because 15M is still quite dead to JA.
14.014 EU1WW 0658 549 LP , new band/mode.
14.034 E2A 0733 549 , OK03 , 6720km , Siam DX Group.
7.157 YB72RI/4 1024 5x4.
7.166 YV5 , did not hear suffix , too fast for me , 4x3 , bit surprised to hear this , wkg YB72RI/9.
7.166 YB72RI/9 1052 5x4.
7.166 RA0CDR 1055 4x3 , QN09 , 9315km , 48 North , Khabarovsk region.
7.135 YB72RI/0 1102 5x9.
7.160 9W2VWT 1109 4x4 , OJ03 , 5709km , Kuala Lumpur , 3 North , new call in my log on 40M phone.
7.150 P29LL 1113 5x6.
14.000.20 OF6MW 1335 559 , KP20 , 60 North , someone commented that the score does not count if wkg
below 14.005,
new call in my log , Finland.
14.007 EU1WW 1339 569 , KO33 , Minsk , Club Station , 53 North, late evening openings to Europe now
starting to be
stronger and longer lasting.
14.019 UW2M 1342 569 , KN99.
14.240 YB3KM 1343 5x4.
14.264 R4FBH 1349 5x4.

August 13th 2017

F 70 A 11 K 3 No Storm SN 11 A2.7
Solar wind 599km/s at 0616z ,

602km/s at 1037z , 657km/s at 1420z.

Niue FoEs 0200z > 15.0Mhz ,

14.004 V73NS 0614 549 , RJ39 , 5778km , 9 North.
7.181 F4CIM 2x3 LP , JN26 , near Lyon, new call in my log on 40M phone.
14.225 YB72RI/8 0756 5x5 on peaks.
14.024 HS0ZLM 1046 549 , OK04.

August 14th 2017

F 68 A 7 K 2 No Storm SN 11 A2.9
Solar Wind 573km/s at 2306z.

Noted Flux peaking around C1.3 at 0215z.

21.044 8J2016Y/2 0243 549 , SES Unesco , JCC2016 , PM85 , new call on 15M CW.
14.210 YB72RI/9 5x5 on a dead band.
14.195 RW1F 1424 5x4.
14.225 ES1QX 1427 5x4.

August 15th 2017

F 73 A 5 K 2 No Storm SN 12 B1.0
Solar wind 435km/s at 0210z.

20M phone 1430 UA3ERD , OM3MB 1436 , UA3LM 1438 , what i like about these late evening openings to
Europe is i get
to hear many new calls , plus its the only time there has been any DX about with some decent signal
strength.

14.210 YB72RI/1 1438 5x4.
14.230 HA60KNA 1441 5x4 , SES , looked to be 60th anniversary of local Radio Club , JN96 , Hungary.
18.082 YB72RI/6 0216 549.

August 16th 2017

F 74 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 21 B1.0
Solar Wind 378km/s at 0551z

14.165 ZS3V 0628 4x3.
14.016 YB72RI/8 0943 569.
14.185 SP4YR 1355 5x4 , new call.
14.215 YB72RI/7 1357 5x5.
14.247 LA6HHA 1358 5x4 , JP54 , 64 North , new call.
14.199 EW6W 1413 5x8.
14.237 SP9KR 1426 5x6.

August 17th 2017

F 77 A 6 K 5 09z K 5 12z K 5 15z K
4 21z Minor G1 Storm

SN 30 B1.3 Solar Wind 525km/s at 1319z.

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 30.07GW at 0820z , 53.45GW at 1400z.

7.137 9M29SEAKL 1437 5x3 , SES , OJ03 , 5709km , 29th SEA Games Kuala Lumpur.
14.147 YB0NSI 1443 5x6.
14.147 RA3QK 1443 5x6.
14.170 R10KHL 1446 5x4 , SES , 10th anniversary Kontinental Hockey League.
18.060 VMW Wiluna VK6 Fax txer , 0448 S9.
14.198 E51GHS 0610 5x3 , BG08 , 6152km , new call in my log.
14.200 R105WWS 1323 3x3 , SES , KO85 , 55 North , 105 years of Airforces of Russia.
7.188 YB72RI/1 1344 5x8.
7.165 YB72RI/4 1353 5x6.
7.133 YB72RI/0 1355 5x6.

August 18th 2017

F 77 A 29 K 4 0z K 4 03z Minor G1 Storm
SN 30 A8.3

Solar Wind 643km/s at 0331z.

14.190 FT3YL 0511 5x4 , QC03 , 3523km , IOTA AN017, did note a feeder from Argentine listed on 16Mhz
in the EIBI log,
but had a look at Anker Peterson DSWCI , TBS booklet and was listed as inactive , looks like most of
them were lost
some time ago, was going to try for many of the FAX stations from South America to use as marker
Stations , listed in
EIBI , worth a look.

73 de David Vitek

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

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