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

January 8th 2018
=====================

Sunrise 1950z Sunset 0959z

F 70 A 3 K 4 15z SN 11 A2.7 Solar
Wind 343km/s at 0623z

Density 50.0 p/cc at 0623z > IPS.

28.264 VK6RWA/b 0106 549 Es.
28.265 VK4RRC/b 0108 549 Es , 0139 539.

27.0Mhz 0121 VK6 Ionsounder , Laverton , waited about 5 seconds before i heard the first pulses ,
S4, Grid PG11 ,
1681km , 28 South , 122 East , not sure if on the RAAF base or a dedicated facility , thanks to Tony
Mann in Perth
for the tip.

28.266 VK4RST/b 0137 569 Es Loud , 0807 549 , 0848 549 , 1033 549.

50.285 VK4RTT/b 0154 539 Es , 0313 549 , 0815 549.

28.228 ZL3TEN/b 0216 339 2Es.

50.313 VK6HV 0224 FT8 -17 2Es , my yagi at VK4 , 0238 -3 yagi at VK6 , OG89 , 2627km.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 0231 539 Es , 0313 549 , 0816 539.
50.313 VK6AKT 0237 FT8 -13 Es , OF78 , 2132km.
50.304 VK6RSX/b 0240 549 2Es , OG89 , 2665km.
50.313 VK2FAD 0252 FT8 -1Es off the back , 0255 +9 yagi at VK2 , 0408 +17.
50.313 VK2BMU 0254 FT8 -15 Es , 0255 -6 , 0317 +6 , QF56 , 1150km.
50.313 VK2NP 0255 FT8 -13 , 0301 +2 , 0318 +7 , 0357 +8 , QF56 , 1149km
50.313 VK4EM 0256 FT8 -1 Es , QG52 , 1480km.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 0300 569 Es , 0314 589 , 0354 589 , 0428 599.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0300 569 Es , 0314 579 , 0354 589 , 0428 589.
50.313 VK2ALS 0310 FT8 +1 Es , QF57 , 1218km
50.313 VK3OER 0320 FT8 -17 Es , QF23 , 562km.
50.313 VK2BGL 0321 FT8 +12 Es , QF55 , 1119km.
50.313 VK6KXW 0324 FT8 -16 Es , OF87 , 2038km
50.313 VK7AC 0327 FT8 -21 Es , QE38 , 1023km.
50.313 VK1DJA 0334 FT8 +16 , QF44 , 956km.
50.135 VK2KON 0341 5x9+15 Es , QF56 , 1138km.
50.135 VK2NP 0350 5x6 , QF56.
50.313 ZL2IT 0356 FT8 -16 2Es , RF80 , 3414km.
50.313 VK5DK 0357 FT8 -7 Es , 0400 -4 , QF02 , 372km , backscatter.
50.313 VK3XPD 0403 FT8 -15 Es , 0439 +9 , QF22 , 668km.
50.313 VK4LV 0405 FT8 -14 Es , QG62 , 1595km.
50.313 VK7XX 0406 FT8 -15 es , QE38 , 1029km.
50.313 VK2ZQ 0419 FT8 +16 Es , QF55 , 1135km.
50.140 VK3EY 0426 5x9+20 Es , QF23 , 639km, 0515 50.120 5x7 Es.
50.313 VK2EM 0430 FT8 -5 Es , off the side , QF67 , 1332km.
50.313 VK3PF 0432 FT8 +2 Es , QF31 , 795km.
50.313 VK3ZYC 0434 FT8 -8 Es , 0438 +2 , QF31 , 842km.
50.313 VK3MQ 0436 FT8 -7 Es , QF22 , 688km.
50.313 ZL4DK 0441 FT8 -10 2Es , RE54 , 2935km.
50.313 ZL4TT 0459 FT8 -6 2Es , RE54 , 2961km.
50.313 VK3YFL 0501 FT8 0 Es , QF22 , 690km.
50.313 VK3BM 0502 FT8 +9 Es , QF22 , 690km , new band.
50.313 VK3FZ 0502 FT8 +5 Es , QF22 , 681km.
50.057 VK7RAE/b 0511 539 Es , off the side , QE38 , 966km.
50.110 VK5BC/portable 0512 5x3 Es , backscatter , PF85 , 136km.
50.110 VK7DX 0513 5x4 es , Qe37 , 1067km.
50.110 VK4TW/3 Portable 0514 5x4 Es , new log.
50.313 VK3AXH 0524 FT8 -11 Es , QF12 , 562km.
50.313 VK3BOB 0526 FT8 -7 Es , QF22 , 644km , new log.
50.125 VK7AN 0532 5x9+10 Es , Portable Bay of Fire , Eddystone Lighthouse , QE48 , 1165km.
50.130 VK3KU 0534 5x6 Es , QF32 , 850km.
50.313 VK7MD 0537 FT8 +2 Es , 0539 +7 , QE28 , 932km.
50.150 VK3MQ 0543 5x4 Es , QF22 , 688km.
50.313 VK3JLS 0549 FT8 -5 Es , QF22 , 614km , new log.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 0807 559 Es , 1035 549 , 1133 549.

21.074 VU2TE 1056 FT8 -17 F2 , MK80.
18.100 5P9R 1101 FT8 -20 F2 , JO55.

January 9th 2018
====================

F 70 A 9 K 4 03z No Storm SN 13
A2.8 Solar wind 544km/s at 0022z.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 2303 549 Es , 0123 539 , 0351 549 , 0726 569.
28.264 VK6RWA/b 2309 539 Es.
28.265 VK4RRC/b 2311 539 Es , 0352 539.
28.266 VK4RST/b 2313 569 Es , 0352 589 , 0727 569 , 0954 589 , 1127 549.
28.485 VK2GJC 2314 5x6 Es Loud , QF54 , 1087km.
28.485 VK4JK 2315 5x6 Es , QG62 , 1620km.
28.485 VK2FVG 2316 5x7 Es , QF54 , 1101km.

50.276 VK2EVB 2323 JT65 -10 Es , QF69 , 1462km.
50.045.70 VK8RAS/b 2342 539 Es , 0228 549 , 0724 559.

28.480 VK2MOR 2345 5x4 Es , QF57 , 1228km.

50.288 VK2RHV/b 0009 549 Es , 0443 569 , 0618 549 ,0959 569.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0013 549 Es , 0448 569 , 1000 549 , 1044 539.
50.313 VK1DJA 0022 FT8 +3 Es , QF44 , 956km.
50.313 VK3EV 0026 FT8 -20 Es , QF32 , 833km , new log.
50.313 VK3DUT 0045 FT8 -6 Es , QF32 , 889km.
50.313 VK3PF 0045 FT8 -14 Es , QF31 , 795km.
50.313 VK4YH 0048 FT8 +3 Es , 0155 -10 , QG53 , 1576km
50.313 VK7AC 0048 FT8 -15 Es , QE38 , 1023km.
50.313 VK3FZ 0056 FT8 -15 Es , QF22 , 681km.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0105 549 Es , 0132 539 , 0205 549 , 0252 559 , 0441 569 , 1010 549.

28.490 VK4NBX 0126 5x4 es , QG63 , 1653km.

50.313 VK7XX 0136 FT8 -18 Es , Qe38 , 1029km.
50.313 VK4WTN 0147 FT8 -9 Es off the side , QG64 , 1747km.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 0204 549 Es , 0252 549 , 0440 559 , 1009 549.
50.281 VK4RHT/b 0252 559 Es , 0326 539.
50.282 VK4RTL/b 0204 539 Es , 0252 549 , 0326 549.
50.120 VK4ZJ 0306 5x5 Es , QG52 , 1514km ,new log.
50.313 VK4BLK 0330 FT8 -4 Es , 0343 +10 , QG56 , 1766km.
50.313 VK6RK 0453 FT8 -13 Es , 0457 -11 off the back , OF77 , 2116km.
50.140 VK4HJ 0503 5x9 Es , off the side , QG63 , 1670km.
50.313 VK6AKT 0515 FT8 -3 Es , OF78 , 2132km.
50.313 VK2DVZ 0516 FT8 -8 Es , 0519 +9 , QF68 , 1335km.
50.313 VK2BMU 0529 FT8 -18 Es , QF56.
50.313 VK4GU 0531 FT8 -8 Es , QG62 , 1628km , new log.
50.313 VK2BLS 100 FT8 + 14 Es , QF55.
50.125 VK2AZ 1003 5x4 Es , QF56 , 1124km.
50.040 ZL3SIX/b 1015 549 2Es , RE66 , 3038km.
50.313 VK4EM 1011 FT8 -9 Es , QG52.
50.313 VK2AZ 1028 FT8 -3 Es , 1046 +6 , QF56.
50.313 VK4LV 1032 FT8 -7 Es , QG62 , 1595km.

28.074 VK2NSS 1047 FT8 +14 Es , QF45 , 958km.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 1127 549 Es.

January 10th 2018
========================

F 71 A 9 K 2 No Storm SN 13 A3.0
Solar wind 488km/s at 2231z.

28.266 VK4RST/b 2247 549 Es , 0239 549.
28.228 ZL3TEN/b 0047 439 2Es , 0316 faint Es , 0705 329.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 0058 549 Es.

50.040 ZL3SIX/b 0259 429 2Es.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 0441 549 Es.
28.267.80 VK8VF/b 0634 549 Es , 0752 539.

50.313 VK6CPU 0730 FT8 -17 Es , OF78 , 2238km.
50.313 VK6OX 0736 FT8 -9 Es , OF78 , 2140km.
50.313 VK6RK 0739 FT8 -11 Es , OF77 , 2116km.

January 11th 2018
=======================

F 70 A 5 K 1 No Storm SN 11 A3.2
Solar wind 425km/s at 0037z

50.276 ZL4AS 2318 JT65 -5 2Es , RE43 , 2899km, new band this call.
50.313 VK7XX 2323 FT8 -3 Es , 2337 FT8 0 , QE38 , 1029km.
50.313 VK7KRJ 2336 FT8 -7 Es , 2346 -1 , 0506 -16 , QE37 , 1169km.
50.313 VK7MO 2353 FT8 +11 Es , 0835 _3 , QE37 , 1160km.
50.313 ZL4JW 0001 FT8 -13 2Es , RE44 , 2785km.
50.313 VK7AM 0009 FT8 -12 Es , QE36 , 1182km , LH December 29th 2001 6M SSB.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 0431 539 Es , 0807 559 , 0852 559 , 0959 539 , 1238 329.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 0437 549 Es , 0538 539 , 0853 539 , 0956 539.
28.265 VK4RRC/b 0540 549 Es.
28.266 VK4RST/b 0637 549 , 0959 569 Loud.

50.313 VK2AZ 0819 FT8 -16 Es , 0827 +4 , QF56.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0824 539 Es , QF56 , 1159km.
50.313 VK2BLS 0914 FT8 +5 Es , QF55.
50.313 VK1DSH 0941 FT8 -16 Es , QF44 , 957km.
50.313 VK7AM 0943 FT8 -17 Es , QE36 , 1182km.

January 12th 2018
======================

F 71 A 2 K 2 No Storm SN 12 A3.1
Solar wind 361km/s at 0025z

28.266 VK4RST/b 2315 569 Es.

50.276 VK2EFM 2343 JT65 -10 Es , QF56 , 1187km.
50.313 VK2KYP 2358 FT8 -1 Es , QF56 , 1195km.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 2343 539 Es.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 2354 539 Es.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0028 539 Es , 0833 549.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0753 549 Es , 1043 539.
10M Asian intruders 0755 S3 F2, a few.

21.074 4S7KKG 0810 FT8 -10 F2 , MJ96.
14.202 SM1ALH 0817 5x3 , IOTA EU020 , Gotland Island , JO97.
18.100 YI3WHR 1032 FT8 -17 , LM22 , Iraq.

50.405 VK4ABP/b CW Beacon , now here , replacing 52.342 which was active for 40 years , info from
Beacon Keeper ,
on VK logger.

January 13th 2018
======================
F 71 A 4 K 3 No Storm SN 0 A3.1
Solar Wind 331km/s at 0302z.

Density 25.0 p/cc at 1257z > IPS

50.276 ZL3NW 2311 JT65 -24 2Es CQ South America , 2321 -12 , RE66 , 3064km.
50.276 ZL3AAU 2325 JT65 -25 2Es , 2329 -15 , RE66 , 3046km.
50.276 ZL1AKW 2329 JT65 -22 2Es , 2347 -14 , RF82 , 3369km.
50.276 ZL3RC 2329 JT65 -22 2Es , RE66 , 3049km.
50.276 ZL1SG 0015 JT65 -22 2Es , RF64 , 3177km.
50.011 ZL1SIX/b 0028 539 2Es , 0052 339 , RF64.
50.125 ZL2OK 0036 5x4 2Es , RE89 , 3363km.
50.276 ZL1RQ 0047 JT65 -16 2Es , RF64 , 3177km.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 0155 539 Es , 0231 539 , 0708 559 , 0910 569 , 1105 549.
28.490 VK2QK 0233 5x4 Es , QF55 , 1105km.
28.480 VK2BOW/portable , 5x3 Es.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0431 569 Es , 0709 539 , 0912 559 , 1137 539 , QE38 , 966km.
28.490 VK2GJC 0433 5x4 Es , QF54.

50.313 ZL1AKW 0435 FT8 -11 2Es , 0443 -4 , RF82.
50.313 ZL1BRL 0436 FT8 -11 2Es , 0443 -4 , RF73 , 3254km.
50.030 ZL2MHB/b 0441 539 2Es , RF80 , 3414km.

28.228 ZL3TEN/b 0703 539 2Es , 0910 539.

50.288 VK2RHV/b 0735 569 Es , 0749 579 , 0817 549 , 1024 549.
50.120 VK2UPR 0738 5x4 Es , 0748 5x6 , QF68 , 1391km.
50.160 VK2AZ 0739 5x8 Es , 0842 5x8 , 1028 5x9 , QF56 , 1124km.
50.160 VK1KW 0752 5x6 Es , QF44 , 957km.
50.160 VK1AT 0752 5x4 , QF44 , 882km.
50.160 VK2QJ/portable 0755 5x6 Es , 0812 5x9+10 , 0932 5x9 , 1002 5x6 , 1045 5x4 , QF69 , 1410km ,
new log.
50.313 ZL2MQ 0804 FT8 +2 2Es , RF80 , 3415km.
50.160 VK2VL 0813 5x8 Es , 1044 5x4 , QG60 , 1470km.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 0741 569 Es , 0846 back in , 0950 539 , 1026 559.
50.170 VK4CZ 0902 5x5 Es , 0917 5x9+10 , QG62 , 1608km.
50.058 VK4RGG/b 0905 549 Es , QG62 , 1605km.

28.265 VK4RRC/b 0911 539 Es.
28.266 VK4RST/b 0912 549 Es , 1309 569.
28.490 ZL2SP 0914 5x6 2Es , RE78 , 3236km.

50.284 VK4RSC/b 0921 549 Es , 1022 539.
50.285 VK4RTT/b 0851 549 Es , 0924 549 , 1022 549.
50.180 VK4UH 0925 5x6 Es , QG62 , 1604km.
50.180 VK2IR 0928 5x4 Es , QF56 , 1159km.
50.150 VK2AET 0932 5x4 Es , QG60 , 1469km.
50.110 VK2FZR 0945 5x5 Es , QG61 , 1594km.
50.160 VK4QG 0947 5x4 Es , QG63 , 1670km.

28.263 VK3RRU/b 1058 549 Es , QF15 , 337km , listed as off air on VK logger June 6th 2017 , LH June
6th 2016.
28.485 VK3MAW 1108 5x9 Es , QF21 , 625km , new log.
28.485 VK3AWG 1108 5x9 Es , QF22 , 636km.
28.485 VK3FBKS 1109 5x9+10 Es , QF21 , 633km.
28.485 VK3XPT/Remote 1111 5x6 Es , QF22 , 701km.
28.485 VK3MEG 1120 5x9 Es , QF22 , 620km , knew you would be there !!
28.485 VK3HG 1119 5x4 Es , QF23, 624km , new log.

73 de David Vitek

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

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