Log from David Vitek

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

November 20th 2017
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Sunrise 1937z Sunset 0931z

F 74 A 5 K 3 No storm SN 0 A5.7
Solar wind 355km/s at 0203z

50.281 VK4RHT/b 0050 549 Es , 0138 569 , 0234 549 , 0316 549.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0052 539 Es , 0138 539 , 0234 539 , 0256 539.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0101 549 Es , 0702 569 , 0918 549 , 1028 549.
28.265 VK4RRC/b 0102 539 Es , 0836 539.

50.110 VK4DB 0119 4x4 Es , QH30 , 1918km.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0103 439 Es.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0208 S6.

10M Asian intruders 0237 S3.

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0336 569 Es , 0747 539 beaming east , 0812 569 , PG66 , 1329km.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0704 569 Es , 0726 569 , 0847 549 , 1039 549.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 0704 559 Es , 0726 599 , 0847 569.
50.110 VK2HC 0713 5x8 Es , 0745 59+20 , QF56 , 1157km , LH October 26th 2017 6M SSB
50.110 VK2EFM 0718 5x9 Es , QF56 , 1187km , LH November 21st 2017 6M SSB.
50.125 VK2ZQ 0735 59+10 Es , QF55 , 1135km , LH January 21st 2017 6M SSB.
50.110.70 VK2CCW 0750 569 Es , 0823 569 , QF56 , 1216km.
50.110 VK2BMU 0756 5x7 Es , QF56 , 1150km.
50.110 VK2CCW 0757 5x4 Es , QF56 , 1216km.
50.150 VK2KMC 0818 5x7 Es , QF56 , 1136km , new log.
50.110 VK1JA 0826 5x9 Es , QF44 , 961km , LH January 19th 2016 6M SSB.
50.110 VK2UCR/Mobile 0830 5x4 Es , new log.

28.490 VK4NWH 0837 5x6 Es , QG62 , 1604km , new band.
28.490 VK3FLJD 0839 5x5 Es , QF21 , 681km , new log.

50.110 VK1KW 0844 5x9 Es , QF44 , 957km , LH February 8th 2017 6M SSB.
50.110 VK2EEC 0850 5x4 Es , QF56 , 1149km.

28.490 VK3IDX 0906 5x5 Es , QF22 , 653km , new band.
28.490 VK2GKA 0907 5x6 Es , QF55 , 1067km , Southern highlands , LH December 16th 2013 10M SSB.
28.490 VK1XP 0921 5x6 Es, 20 watts , QF44 , 957km , LH November 6th 2016 10M SSB.
28.490 VK2QO 0923 5x5 Es , QF56 , 1222km , LH January 15th 2017 10M SSB.

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0927 549 Es , 1107 559 , 1202 549.

28.510 VK3SB 0945 5x5 Es , QF22 , 677km , new log.
28.510 VK2QV 0946 5x6 Es , QF56 , 1149km.
28.490 VK3YE/Pedestrian Mobile 0948 5x3 Es.
28.490 VK3PDG 0955 5x6 Es , QF21 , 678km , new log.

50.130 VK2HC 1001 5x8 Es , QF56 , 1157km.
50.140 VK4HJ 1005 5x6 Es , QG63 , 1670km.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 1010 559 Es , 1030 549 , QG63 , 1665km.

28.490 VK4AS 1014 5x5 Es , QG62 , 1591km.
28.490 VK3MEG 1017 5x6 Es , QF22 , 620km , LH February 8th 2016 10M SSB.
28.450 VK4PDR 1033 5x5 Es , conducting a VK4 Net , QG62.
28.0Mhz 1046 S6 Radar.
10M Asian intruders 1048 S4.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 1050 439 Es.
33.0Mhz OTHR 1100 S4/5.

21.260 IK4GRO 1116 5x5.
21.260 YB9/DL3KZA 1117 5x4 , 1210 5x4 , IOTA OC150 Lombok Island , OI81 , 8 South , 3694km.
21.272 VK3GYH 1123 5x6 Es , QF21 , 701km , 38 South , new band.

28.185.60 VK5KV/b 1132 569 Es , PF87 , 281km , LH March 11th 2015 , only ever hear it via Es , never
Tropo.
Ran the G7RAU calculator on it and got this , MUF 95.310Mhz , Centre of Path PF86 , FoEs 17.470Mhz.

21.194 Radar 1141 S9.
21.270 IK4JPK 1158 5x4 , JN54 , Parma.

November 21st 2017
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F 74 A 8 K 4 0z K 4 03z K 5 06z K 5
09z K 4 12z K 4 21z

Minor G1 Storm SN 0 A5.2 Solar wind 539km/s at
0455z , 600km/s at 0849z.

Southern Hemisphere Auroral forecast > 37.34GW at 0050z , 47.40GW at 0920z.

20 TEC Units 32 South at 0010z , 71 South at 0840z > IPS.

14.188 ER4DX 1350 5x6.

28.265 VK4RRC/b 2326 549 Es , 0107 539 , 0754 549.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 2325 549 Es , 2330* gone , 0210 539 , 0254 539 , 0640 549 , 0705 549 , 1004 549 ,
1106 549.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 2342 569 Es , 0711 569 , 0736 559 , 1000 549 , 1154 549.

33.0Mhz OTHR 2344 S6 , 0000 S7.

50.110 VK4AJS 0005 5x3 es , QG56 , 1734km , LH December 14th 2015 6M SSB.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0042 549 Es , QH30 , 1913km , 0110 339.

50.135 VK4WTN 0048 5x6 Es , 0659 5x4 , QG64 , 1747km , 7EL 400w.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 0108 539 Es , 1136 539.

50.281 VK4RHT/b 0143 539 Es , 0204 569 , 0243 549 , 0305* gone , 0653 549 , 1004 549 , 1107 569.

50.066 VK6RPH/b 0726 539 Es " testing " at QTH of VK6ZFG Grid OF78UI , 2109km , LH February 10th
2017 at the
previous QTH.

28.490 VK2JDW/Mobile 0741 5x4 es , new log.
28.490 VK2FSAV 0753 5x4 Es , 0821 5x4 , QG61 , 1561km.

18.097.50 HP1AVS/b 1031 339 LP , presume LP, not sure the effect of elevated K-indices on the
Shortpath, several K 5
readings preceding the reception, maybe SP is possible.

28.450 VK2QV 1043 5x5 Es , QF56.

14.195 4S6DLN 1113 5x4 , MJ97 , Colombo , 7 North , 100w , Moxon, new log.
21.263 VU2DK 1128 , MK68 , poona , 18 North , 9044km , new band.

28.267.60 OH9TEN/b 1146 339 , in for a few minutes , LH March 4th 2016.

50.024 ZL2WHO/b 1200 549 2Es , 1205 569 loud , 1233 549 , RF70 , 3268km.

28.490 VK2QM 1211 5x6 Es , QF56 , 1133km.

November 22nd 2017
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F 73 A 28 K 4 0z Minor G1 Storm SN 0
A5.2

Solar Wind 566km/s at 0059z.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 1357 539 Es , 0051 549 , 0144 539 , 0225 539 , 0828 569 , 0938 549 , 1231 549 , 1307
549.

50.024 ZL2WHO/b 0124 539 2Es , 0202 559 , 0904 549 , 1015* gone.

28.264 VK6RWA/b 0227 439 Es , OF78 , 2126km.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0303 539 Es , 0812 559 , 0830 569 , 0939 539 , 1205 569 , 1244 569.

50.057 VK7RAE/b 0818 549 Es , 0848 549 mostly out but comes up , 1208 569.

Hobart FoEs 0850z > 16.280Mhz > IPS

18.070.60 DU9/RZ3FW 0943 549 , IOTA OC175 , Sarangani island , PJ25 , 4679km.

28.490 VK7MD 0958 5x8 Es , 1022 5x4 , QE28 , Burnie , 932km , LH January 10th 2017 10M SSB.

14.260 DU1/SP5APW 1015 5x4 , IOTA OC090 Busuanga Island , PK02 , 5571km.
18.125 VK2SR 1220 5x9 Es , QF44 , 962km.
21.220 VK7HCK 1225 5x8 Es , QE38 , 972km.

November 23rd 2017
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F 73 A 10 K 3 No Storm SN 0 A5.2
Solar wind 473km/s at 0106z.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 1445 549 Es , 0014 549 , 0052 weaker.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 1450 539 Es , 0014 559 , 0052 weaker , 0129 539 , 0311 569.
28.490 VK1MT 0018 5x6 Es , QF44 , 961km , LH December 2nd 2015 10M SSB.

50.024 ZL2WHO/b 0021 539 2Es.
50.110.80 ZL1AKW 0026 549 2Es , RF82 , 3369km , LH November 12th 2017 6M SSB.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0040 539 Es.
28.490 VK7RN 0041 5x6 Es , QE38 , 972km, Devonport , new log.

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0046 569 Es .
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0049 569 Es , 1042 549 , 1150* gone.

28.265 VK4RRC/b 0620 539 Es , 1057 539 , 1135 339 , 1322 539.

50.281 VK4RHT/b 1050 539 Es , 1101 559 , 1134 539 , 11588 gone.

18.077.60 DU9/RZ3FW 1110 569 , IOTA OC175 , Sarangani Island.
18.124 A61HA 1117 5x6, LL74.
18.137 SV2CXI 1119 5x6 , KN10.
18.132 DU1/SP5APW 1140 5x4 , IOTA OC090 , Busuanga Island , 5771km.
14.210 ON1418POP 1157 5x3 , SES WW1.

VK8HW PG66 Alice Springs heard 28.260 VK5WI/b 0551z Es , no report given.

November 24th 2017
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F 72 A 9 K 3 No Storm SN 0 A5.0
Solar wind 397km/s at 0000z.

28.265 VK4RRC/b 2114 539 Es , 2131 549 Es.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 2257 549 Es , 2342 569 , 0112 569.
50.281 VK4RHT/b 2313 549 Es , 2344 569 , 0048 549.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 2348 569 Es , 0051 549 , 0300 339.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0050 549 Es , 1015 549.
28.490 VK2RR 0052 5x7 Es , QF59 , 1320km , Armidale , LH January 8th 2017 10M SSB.
28.490 VK7GG 0054 5x5 Es , QE29 , 915km , Wynward , new band.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0410 S5/6 0426 S6 Loud.

18.155 H44MS 0735 5x6.
18.140 T88DT 0754 5x6 Loud , PJ77.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 1030 549 Es.
10M Asian Intruders 1024 S4.

7.178 KH0I 1037 59+10 , IOTA OC086 , Marianas Island , QK25 , 5604km.
7.128 T88DT 1042 5x6 , Palua , 4716km.

November 25th 2017
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F 74 A 10 K 4 03z No storm SN 0
A4.8 Solar wind 415km/s at 0119z.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 0200 559 es , 0210* gone , 0845 569 Es.
28.265 VK4RRC/b 0212 549 Es.
28.040 JA2AXB 0221 569 TEP PM94.
28.040 VK4FJ 0223 549 Es , QG63 , 1684km.
28.030 JH0INP 0235 569 Loud.
28.023 JN2AMD 0241 569 test PM74.
28.019 JS3CTQ 0246 569 PM74.
28.013 JA3YBK 0252 579 , 0350 569 Loud.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0333 S6.

28.010 DS4EOI 0337 549 F2 PM37 , new log.
28.009 JE6RPM 0340 569.
28.015 YE2C 0341 569 F2 , OI53 , 4227km , Semerang.
28.264 VK6RWA/b 0356 539 Es.
10M Asian intruders 0405 S3 , 0438 S4.
28.036 JA7ZFN 0408 549 QM08.
28.028 BI4SSB 0414 569 , PM01 , 31 North , Club Station Jiangyin , 7649km.
28.042 9M8YY 0419 569 , OJ64 , 5061km , Miri , Sarawak.
28.046 KH6J 0422 559 , BL11 , 9171km.
28.026 BY8DX 0449 549 , OM20 , 30 North , Sichuan radio Club , Chengdu , 8110km.
28.019 BI7OEZ 0456 579 , Ol65 , 25 North , Guandong Province.
28.020 YE2C 0611 549.

21.045.50 9M6NA 0616 549 , IOTA OC133 Labuan island , OJ75 , 5 North , 5090km.
14.260 DU9/RZ3FW 0632 5x4 , IOTA OC175.
21.034.50 KH6J 0641 559 F2

28.018 BV1EK 0751 549 F2 , 0820 549 , PL05 , 6885km.
28.049 VK4KW 0755 549 Es , QG62 , 1580km.
28.027 YT5A 0816 549 F2 , KN03 , Serbia , new call.
28.480 VK7DD 0833 5x5 Es , QE38 , 1018km , LH January 27th 2017 10M SSB.
28.480 VK3FLJD 0833 5x6 Es , QF21 , 681km.
28.490 VK7HDX 0841 5x7 Es , QE38 , 1042km , LH November 12th 2016 10M SSB.
28.490 VK7ROY 0841 5x6 Es , QE38 , 1013km , LH December 13th 2009 10M SSB.
29.600 VK7HDX 0855 5x9 Es FM.
29.600 VK7ROY 0855 5x6 Es FM.
28.013 JA3YBK 0859 549.
28.047 ZL4AS 0914 549 Es , 0920 569 , RE43 , 46 South , Balclutha , 2899km , LH April 10th 2015 10M SSB.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 1244 549 Es.

November 26th 2017
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F 74 A 7 K 1 No Storm SN 13 A5.4
Solar wind 330km/s at 0019z.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 1534 329 Es.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 1538 549 Es , 0414 569 , 0452 569.
28.025 VK4KW 0205 569 Es , QG62.
28.045 VK8HW 0145 till 0200* 569 Es , PG66 , 1384km.

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0212 589 Es , 0246 579 , PG66 , 1329km.

28.264 VK6RWA/b 0249 539 Es.
28.005 JR2GRX 0417 549 TEP PM85 , 7816km.
28.015 VK4KW 0421 569 Es , QG62 , 1580km.
28.019 BY8AC 0423 569 , OM20 , Chengdu , Sichuan.
28.015 BY8DX 0427 549 , OM20.
28.040 VK4FJ 0429 569 Es , QG63 , 1684km.
28.078 JA3YBK 0433 569 Loud PM74.
28.019 JE6RPM 0439 569 PM95.
28.490 VK7DD 0450 5x9 Es , QE38 , 1018km.
28.024 BV1EL 0500 549 , PL04 , 6845km.
28.034 JJ1LBJ 0514 549.
28.490 VK7MD 0517 59+10 Es , QE28 , 932km.

18.132 T88DT 0910 5x4.
14.250 JS6RRR 0916 5x6 , IOTA AS079 Miyako island , Okinawa , PL24 , 24 North , 6763km.
7.160 OZ8BV 0933 5x5 LP , JO55 , 3 over 3 Yagi , 1kw.
21.017 JA5FDJ 1235 549 TEP , PM63 , 33 North , rarely hear JA's in our evenings on 15M.
14.240 HP9SAM 1256 faint but i could hear him , Hex beam , SP , EJ97 , 7 North , QTH Pocri , new prefix.

ZL3OZ is running a beacon in the ZL Mornings directed at Chile with homemade 13EL Yagi , has
callsign three times
in CW with 60 seconds before repeat , on 50.102 Mhz.

November 27th 2017
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F 76 A 3 K 2 No Storm SN 15 A5.9
Solar Wind 320km/s at 0109z.

28.265 VK4RRC/b 0202 539 Es.
28.490 VK4OH 0219 5x4 Es , QG65 , Bundaberg , 1732km.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0904 S4.

November 28th 2017
====================

F 74 A 5 K 4 03z No Storm SN 15
A5.2 Solar wind 470km/s at 0136z

Southern Hemisphere Auroral Forecast > 39.35GW at 0215z.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 2341 549 Es soon gone , 1303 569.
28.265 VK4RRC/b 2345 549 Es , 0045 549 , 0640 549 , 0818 539 , 0930 very weak.

50.282 VK4RTL/b 0103 549 Es , 0109* gone.

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0358 539 Es.

18.070.50 DU9/RZ3FW 0934 569 , IOTA OC175.

VK1DI reported on VK Logger , NEW BEACON , 28.266 VK4RST/b , Saint George , QG41HW , 28 South , 5
Watts ,
to 1/2 wave vertical , reports to VK4RST@gmail.com.

17M phone DK3WE 1223 5x5 , IU7BPL 1223 5x4 , IK2IQD 1223 5x4.

14.006.70 S79K 1226 549 , IOTA AF014 Mahe island , LI75 , 4 South , 9139km.
14.210 YE3M/1257 1242 5x5 , SES , 1257th anniversary of Kabupaten Malang , Jawa Timur Province ,
OI61 , 4522km.
7.026.50 DU9/RZ3FW 1250 569 IOTA OC175.

28.266 VK4RST/b 1302 569 Es , QG41 , 1225km , sending " VK4RST VK4RST QG41 INFO QRZ.COM " first log of
this new beacon , a much stronger signal into PF95 Adelaide than VK4RRC/b at the same power , 1225km
must be
an optimal distance for Es prop, just hope it stays on air.

November 29th 2017
=====================

F 72 A 8 K 2 No Storm SN 14 A4.6
Solar wind 426km/s at 0150z.

PF95 Adelaide UV Index 12.

28.266 VK4RST/b 1337 559 Es , 0146 559 , 0252 549 , 0505 559 , 0651 569 , 0949 559 , all Es, QG41 ,
1225km.

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0009 569 Es , 0042 579 , 0101* gone , 0140 559 , 0210 539 , 0250 549 , 0523 549.
50.281 VK4RHT/b 0023 539 Es , 0056 539 , 0811 589 , 1054 549.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 0028 549 Es , 0140 549 , 0520 539.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0116 539 Es , 0508 549 , 1054 539.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0504 539 Es , 0849 549.
10M Asian intruders 0708 a few S4.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0720 549 Es , 0849 still 549.

50.110 ZL2OK 0829 5x3 2Es , RE89 , 3363km , LH January 12th 2017 6M SSB.
50.140 VK4HJ 1105 5x5 Es , QG63 , 1670km.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 1114 549 Es.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 1124 549 Es.

50.315 VK5RBV/b QRT today at 0613z , causing QRM to FT8 50.313 , will be allocated a new frequency (
hopefully )

November 30th 2017
=====================

F 73 A 5 K 4 06z No Storm SN 12 A4.5
Solar Wind 460km/s at 0113z

28.510 VK4KUS 0303 5x4 Es , QG64 , 1735km.
28.510 VK7DD 0303 5x6 Es , QE38 , 1018km.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0317 549 Es.
28.265 VK4RRC/b 0332 539 Es , 0434 539.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0431 549 Es.

49.750Mhz 0455 S4 BFO , 0544 S3 BFO , 0714 S4 BFO, multi Es
55.250Mhz DU TV 0545 S4 BFO , 0652 S4 BFO, multi Es

50.110 VK4LV 0552 5x3 Es , QG62 , 1595km , new log on 6M , last in my log June 4th 1998 20M SSB.

28.266 VK4RST/b 0619 569 Es , 0743 569 , 0828 569.

61.250Mhz DU TV 0659 S4 BFO , 0705 S4/5 BFO , multi Es.
67.250Mhz DU TV 0659 S3 BFO , multi Es.

50.045.80 VK8RAS/b 0717 549 Es , 0746 549.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0741 539 Es.

Geoff Wolfe , Numeralla , QF43 , 36 South, heard 92.300Mhz DXWT Davao City Philippines today , at
5435km, via
multi Es , Geoff thinks its a new Australian distance record , and its not even December !! , amazing.

73 de David Vitek

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

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