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

October 13th 2017
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Sunrise 2012z Sunset 0857z

F 70 A 29 K 4 0z K 5 06z K 4 12z K 6
15z K 5 18z K 6 21z

Moderate G2 Storm SN 0 A1.4 Solar Wind
554km/s at 1053z Density 15.5 1113z

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 45.50GW at 1145z.

28.265 VK4RRC/b 0233 339 Es.
28.490 WH6RI 0239, 5x4 F2.
28.490 VK4FJDW 0251, 5x3 Es , QG63, last heard on 10M SSB September 30th 2017.

21.260 VK5CE/portable 8, 0524 5x6 , IOTA OC198 North Island , PH84 , 2163km.
21.007 T88SM 0737 549 , PJ77 , 4705km.
14.260 VK5CE/portable 8, 0741 5x6 , IOTA OC198.
14.260 RL5G/portable 0 , 0753 5x4 , IOTA AS066.
7.026 E51RAT 0803 599 , BG08 , IOTA OC013.
14.029 VK9CI 0808 549 , Cocos Keeling Island , IOTA OC003 , NH87 , 4896km.
7.148 EA1EJ 0823 5x5 LP , IM87 , Granada , new band this call.

Noted comment by N0AH hearing E51RAT 24.950 at 0118z , QSB 59+20 to nothing in about 20 second cycles.

VK4EKA heard 28.259.50 VK5WI/b 0105z 549 Es , 0132z 599 Es , QG62 > PF95.

October 14th 2017
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F 70 A 42 K 5 0z K 5 03z K 4 06z K
5 09z K 5 12z K 4 15z

K 4 18z Moderate G2 Storm SN 0 A0.0
Solar Wind 711km/s at 0546z.

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 53.79GW at 0120z.

18.165 JR6FC 1428 5x4 eTEP , PL26 , Okinawa , 26 North , first sign of any JA's in our late evenings
on 17M.
18.155 JA4DND 1434 5x5 , nothing higher in frequency noted from mainland JA in our late evenings ,
still waiting !!
14.245 HG500REF 1446 3x3 , SES , Martin Luther/Reformation , JN97 , Budapest.
14.175 VK5CE/portable 8 , 1457 , 4x3 , IOTA OC198.
7.190 VK5CE/portable 8 ,1132 , 5x7.
3.513 E51RAT 1146 569, BG08 , 6152km.
3.509 ZM1A 1153 579 , RF73 , 3258km.
3.507 H40GC 1156 579 , RH29.
7.188 VX3150 1213 5x4 , SES , 150th Anniversary Canadian Confederation , EN93 , Ontario , 16517km.
14.220 OH0B 1228 5x6 loud , IOTA EU002 Aland Islands , KP20.
14.260 OH0V 1237 5x6 , Zero Radio Club , JP90.
14.247 SJ0X 1255 5x3 , JO99, Club Station.

Propagation started to fade 1245z to OH, SM , OZ.

7.144 OH2PM 1303 5x4 , KP10.

October 15th 2017
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F 69 A 31 K 4 03z K 5 06z K 4 12z K
5 15z K 4 18z.

Minor G1 Storm SN 0 A1.8 Solar wind 680km/s
at 0031z.

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 53.31GW at 0510z.

21.041 RM0F 0027 549 , test, 0438 569 21.031.
21.018 RA0FF 559 , test, QN16 , 9081km.
21.036 RT0F 0109 569 , QN16.
21.024 RN0D 0613 569 , PN59 , 9328km , new call in the log.
21.020 HS5NMF 0618 569 , OK03.
18.158 VK9CI 0625 5x4 , IOTA OC003 , Christmas Islands , NH87.
18.073 KH0TG 0819 569 , Mariana Islands , QK25 , 5385km.
14.255 VK5CE/portable 8 , 0828 5x7 , IOTA OC198.
14.262 OF100HQ 1148 5x4 , SES , Centennial Celebration Finnish Amateur Radio League , KP30 , Op OH5Z.

20M SSB closed around 1155z.

October 16th 2017
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F 70 A 26 K 3 Minor G1 Storm SN 12
A2.5

Solar Wind 535km/s at 0036z.

Poor propagation today , nothing to report.

October 17th 2017
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F 71 A 9 K 2 No Storm SN 0 A3.4
Solar Wind 511km/s at 0132z.

Poor propagation today , nothing to report.

October 18th 2107
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F 70 A 6 K 2 No Storm SN 0 A4.1
Solar Wind 439km/s at 0206z.

Poor propagation today , nothing to report , usual poor conditions following geo-magnetic storming.

October 19th 2017
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F 73 A 5 K 3 No Storm SN 0 A5.7
Solar Wind 389km/s at 1256z.

density 15.0 1256z.

18.070 H40GC 0318 569.
7.115 EA1EJ 0744 5x6 LP.
7.138 EA5IOG 0750 5x4 LP , IM98 , Alicante , new call in the log.
7.138 CN8WL 0753 4x3 LP , IM50 , Agadir , 30 North , new call in the log.
7.147 VR20XMT 1212 5x5 , SES , OL72 , Op VR2XMT.
14.240 K1GZL 1232 5x7 , FN45 , NH , the only SSB on 20M , just on his own.
7.155 9W6VAT 1239 5x4 , OJ95 , Sabah, new call in the log.

October 20th 2017
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F 73 A 12 K 4 03z No Storm SN 0
A5.3 Solar Wind 44km/s at 0543z.

10M Asian intruders 0525 S3 , only a few.

14.183 VP2MNI 0531 5x3 , Plymouth , Monserrat , FK86 , 17125km , 1.31am local time in VP2 Land ,
ANZA Net wkg VK/ZL.
New call in the log.

October 21st 2017
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F 76 A 8 K 3 Minor R1 Flare SN 0
A6.6

Solar Wind 370km/s at 0623z density 22.0 0623z

Flare M1.1 at 2328z from East Limb , Old Sunspot 2673.

14.295 VK6NU/portable 0647 5x4 , SOTA , VK6/SW042 , Mount William , 485 Metres.
7.143 DF2BO 0657 5x4 LP , JN48.
14.205 9M4SJJ 1226 5x4 , OJ11 , JOTA , Johor Scout Association , Johor State.

October 22nd 2017
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F 77 A 10 K 3 No Storm SN 11 A7.8
Solar Wind 476km/s at 0101z.

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 30.21GW at 0140z.

7.017 JM70LW 1115 569 , QM07 , only found old information on this one , seems to be connected to
Soccer/Football ,
back in 2007 from memory , not sure why it is being activated again , new call in the log.

October 23rd 2017
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F 77 A 6 K 3 No Storm SN 13 A7.4
Solar Wind 388km/s at 0021z.

18.060 VMW Wiluna , VK6 , Fax , 0435 S9 , always a good sign.
14.014 RI1ANC 0444 549 , OB31 , 5065km.
14.210 ZL1HLD 0454 5x6 , SES , Happy Labour Day , RE66 , 43 South.
14.186 RX0F 0634 5x4.
7.178 EA1DLU 0718 5x4 LP.
18.081.90 S21ZAS 0729 549 , IOTA AS127 , Saint Martins Island , Bangladesh , NL60 , 7855km.

28.490 VK2FSAV 0949 5x4 Es , QG61 , 1561km.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 1001 439 Es , 1147 549 , 1213 539, last heard September 25th 2017.

50.289 VK2RSY/b 1150 549 Es , gone 1210z* approx , last heard August 8th 2017.

VK5PO heard 50.024 ZL2WHO/b 0759z 559 Es.
VK5XDX heard 50.024 ZL2WHO/b 0810z 519 Es , 0853z 319 Es.
VK5BC heard 50.024 ZL2WHO/b 0855z 519 Es.
VK5BC wkg ZL2WHO 50.110 0905z 5x1 Es , PF95 > RE79.
VK5BC wkg ZL1SWW 50.110 0906z 5x1 Es , PF95 > RF73.

Canberra FoEs 0940z > 8.30Mhz.

73 de David Vitek

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

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