Log from David Vitek

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

September 29th 2017
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F 91 A 55 K 5 0z STRONG G3 Storm SN
40 A9.1

Solar Wind 641km/s at 0116z Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 36.57GW at 1320z.

18.096 HP1AVS/b 0427 339 F2 , 0615 still weak , 0657 weak.
18.130 KH0XG 05425x3 , 0639 bit better , IOTA OC086 , QK24 , 14 North , 5579km.
14.201 TI8II 0612 5x6 , EJ79 , 14834km , said he was back on air after three years in the USA, last
heard on 15M SSB
March 29th 2008.
18.085 YE72JB 0622 569 , SES, 72nd anniversary of Jawa Barat Province , West Java , OI33, 4435km.
18.105.80 YE72JB 0636 569 Rtty.
18.130 KH6YY 0807 5x5.
21.082 YE72JB 0838 549 Rtty.
14.140 YC9KQB 1254 5x5 , IOTA OC150.

50.315 VK5RBV/b heard in Japan , Grid PM95 > PF95LL , 319 TEP , 7715km.

September 30th 2017
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F 90 A 12 K 4 09z K 4 18z No Storm
SN 39 A8.1

Solar Wind 541km/s at 0049z

28.470 VK4FJDW 0115 5x4 Es , QG63 , 1684km , last heard 10M SSB June 9th 2017

18.096.40v HP1AVS/b 0148 439 F2 , 0444 539 , 0550 439.

28.490 Unid VK4 , 0209, did not hear the Suffix , weak Es , with " Testing ".
28.485 WH6WI 0222 5x4 F2 , 0245* gone , BK29 , 9182km , last heard 10M SSB October 26th 2016.
28.298 V73TEN/b 0255 439 F2 , RJ39 , 5779km , last heard September 15th 2017.
28.268 VK8VF/b 0310 549 F2 , 0331 439.

33.0 Mhz JA data pager 0315 S4 aTEP , 0321 S5.

10M Asian Intruders 0329 F2, a few weak , 0813 a few between weak to fair.

14.260 VI4ALARA 0602 5x3 YL Op , QG62.
14.235 CE1DY 0713 2x2 , FG46 , 23 South , Polar path , Antofagasta , 12826km, only second time in
the log , last
heard on 10M SSB March 25th 2014.
7.187 F6CTT 0721 5x5 LP , IN97 , wkg KC4AAA South Pole , who i did not hear , which i am very sorry
about !!
14.206 EC5AC 0726 5x5 LP , IM98 , SES.
14.200 TI2CDA 0731 5x6 , EJ79 , last heard 20M SSB , March 24th 2017.
14.200 EA8NF 0736 5x5 LP , Gran Canaria , new call in the log.
18.130 VR20XMT 0741 5x4 , OL72 , SES , usual call VR2XMT.
18.090 YE72JB 0751 559 , SES , OI33.
14.228 KH0XG 0824 5x4, QK24.
7.005 H40GC 1102 569 , IOTA OC100 , RH29 , 3859km , Temotu.
3.796 HP3AK 1115 5x4 , EJ88 , 14938km.
7.156 VE3EJ 1128 5x8 , FN03.
7.160 RL5G/0 1339 5x6.

VK5XDX heard 50.284 VK4RSC/b 2356z 529 Es , 50.058 VK4RGG/b 0001z 539 Es.

VK4CZ heard 50.315 VK5RBV/b 0012z 529 Es

October 1st 2017
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Daylight Saving Time ( DST ) started today in VK5 , South Australia.

F 89 A 16 K 3 No Storm SN 38 A7.3
Solar wind 467km/s at 0148z.

14.237 YP0C 0625 5x3 LP , contest call , Romania.
18.135 A5A 0626 5x4 , NL57 , 8608km , Bhutan.
18.120 VR2XYL 0823 5x4 , YL Op.
18.145 KH0XG 0825 5x3.

October 2nd 2017
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F 86 A 11 K 4 06z No Storm SN 34 A
5.4 Solar Wind 490km/s at 0510z.

18.095.10v HP1AVS/b 0324 439 F2 , 0506 between weak to fair.
14.165 ZS3V 0518 3x3 , 10/12/15/17/20M were quite empty of SSB.

October 3rd 2017
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F 86 A 7 K 3 No Storm SN 25 A6.9
Solar wind 401km/s at 0549z.

18.095 HP1AVS/b 0432 weak F2.
14.190 A31MM 0642 5x3 , IOTA OC049.
3.507 H40GC 1132 579
14.185 R60SAT 1254 5x4 , SES , 60th anniversary first Earth satellite , MO06 , Ekaterinburg , 56
North , 12512km.
14.200 A41CK 1254 5x4 , new call in the log.
14.204 OF2IPA 1302 5x4 , KP20 , 60 North , Helsinki , 14589km.
14.230 V84K50GJ 1325 5x3 , SES , 50 years his majesty sultan golden jubilee celebration , Brunei ,
OJ74 , 5062km.

October 4th 2017
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F 86 A 8 K 3 No Storm SN 25 A5.5
Solar Wind 395km/s at 0113z.

18.073 9M6XRO 0049 549 , 5070km.
14.225 ZA/OG2M 0547 5x6 LP , JN91, Albania.
14.175 H40GC 0558 5x6.
14.245 9M6LS 0908 5x6.

October 5th 2017
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F 87 A 5 K 3 No Storm SN 27 A5.8
Solar Wind 401km/s at 0713z.

14.184 DK0BMW 1418 5x4 SP , Club station , BMW Werks, Regensburg , JN68 , 15421km , 48 North.

33.0 Mhz JA data pager 0308 S4 , PM95 , JA1 Call Area.

18.072 VK9XI 0529 539 F2 , OH29 , 4295km , 10 South , South Pacific Contest Club , Christmas Island
, took many
days to hear them , first sign of them.
14.260 RI1F 1055 5x3 , IOTA EU190 , Franz Josef Land , Viktoriya Island , KR80 , 14034km , 80 North.
14.032 VK9XI 1121 569 , IOTA OC002.
14.213 RN6DC 1320 5x6 , well open to European Russia again , very regular now.

October 6th 2017
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F 85 A 7 K 3 No Storm SN 26 A5.9
Solar wind 421km/s at 0005z.

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 31.67GW at 0510z

14.210 VU2GTG 1331 5x4 , NL42 , Kolkata , new call in the log.
7.100 R60SAT 1352 5x6 , SES , MO06.
25.0 Mhz WWV Fort Collins 0019 S4 , not heard that often.

28.244 WA6APQ/b 0124 539 , DM03 , 13161km , last heard September 8th 2017.
28.490 WH6WI 0149 4x4 broken audio , but readable , a few CQ's then gone.
28.268 VK8VF/b 0159 539 F2.
28.292.30 NH6HI/b 0203 439 , BL01 , 9083km , last heard May 28th 2017.
28.490 WH6WI 0205 5x6 , 0241 5x3 on the way out.
29.760 Hawaii , Rtty data , bit better than weak , matching nicely with WH6WI , NH6HI/b.

33.0 Mhz JA data pager 0216 S7.
35.560 Mhz FMn Asia 0225 , not quite strong enough for audio
35.100 Mhz FMn Asia 0227 5x4 , 34Mhz quite busy.

18.070 H40GC 0238 569 , RH29 , 3859km.
18.100 H40GC 0317 569 Rtty.
24.920 H40GC 0429 549 Rtty.
14.217 P29LL 0637 5x5.

October 7th 2017
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F 84 A 9 K 2 No storm SN 22 B1.3
Solar wind 431km/s at 0104z

18.135 H40GC 0301 5x6.
14.175 LZ73TRC 0615 5x4 LP , SES , Thracian Rose Club , KN22 , 42 North.
14.181 YP0C 0623 5x4 LP , KN35.
14.226 IQ5PJ 0641 5x5 LP , ARI Pisa Club Station , JN53 , 43 North.
7.156 DF2BO 0652 5x4 LP , JN48.
14.218 ZA/OG2M 0700 5x5 LP, CQ VK ZL.
14.280 VK8/G0VJG 0715 5x7 , PH57, Darwin, don't hear to many UK Ops out of the Northern Territory.
14.233 OT4A 0721 5x6 LP, Belgium.
7.122 XE1KIM 0730 3x3 , EK28 , Veracruz , 18 North, last heard on 20M SSB August 11th 2014.
7.127 EA5CTE 0748 5x4 LP , CQ Pacific , IN80.
14.250 DX7CA 1009 5x4 , Cebu City.
7.182 ZL4YL 1012 5x4 , YL Op , RF80.
7.170 A31MM 1013 5x4.
7.118 RM0F 1017 5x6 , IOTA AS018 , QN16 , 46 North, 9082km.
7.162.50 T32AZ 1029 4x4 , BJ11 , 7771km, IOTA OC024.
7.165.40 KH2JU 1049 5x4 , QK23, IOTA OC026.
7.135 9V1YC 1055 5x8 , OJ11.
7.150 RL5G/0 1123 5x5.
14.160 R60SAT 1143 4x4.
14.222 UW1M 1159 5x9 , strongest signal on the band.
14.205 HG500T 1325 5x4 , SES , 500th anniversary, Memory of Martin Luther , Reformation , JN97.

73 de David Vitek

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

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