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David Viteks logs from Australia

Post by Tim Bucknall » 06 Jan 2016 14:43

Log from David Vitek
Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
Beacon Frequency's are not exact
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL call VK5001SWL

December 26th 2015


Sunrise 1940z Sunset 0956z

F 126 A 8 K 3 No Storm SN 71 B4.9

512km/s Solar Wind

50.130 VK2BXT 2305 5x4 Es
50.150 VK4BG 2309 5x6 Es.
50.284 VK4RSC/b 2310 569 Es, 2345 569 Es.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 2311 549 Es, 0857 549 Es.
50.289 VK2RSY/b 2312 439 Es, 0850 549 Es.
50.145 VK4KR 2315 5x6 Es.
50.160 VK2GJC 2317 5x6 Es.
50.043 ZL1VHF/b 2321 564 Rough Tone, not Auroral, RF73 3273km 2Es
50.110 ZL1SWW 2330 5x4 2Es, RF73 3268km
50.110 VK4AML 2333 5x7 Es, QG63 1674km.
50.125 VK2WDD 2335 5x6 Es QG61 200km south of brisbane 1559km
50.125 ZL1AKW 2337 5x42 Es, RF82 3369km 2Es, 0814 5x4 2Es
50.024 ZL2WHO/b 2348 559 2Es, 0748 569 2Es Loud RF70 3268km
50.040 ZL3SIX/b 2342 weak 2Es 3047km
50.120 VK4YH 2353 5x6 Es QG53 1576km
50.110 ZL3NW 0006 5x4 2Es, 0824 5x5 2Es 3009km

28.228 ZL3TEN/b 0028 weak 2Es, 0135 very weak Es, 0738 between weak to fair Es, 0912 weak Es.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 0029 weak Es, 0739 559 Es, 0912 569 Es, 1138 559 Es, 1300 549 Es.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0029 569 Es, 0135 weak Es, 0913 569 Es Loud, 1156 btw weak to fair Es.
28.490 ZL3MH 0044 4x3 2Es, RE66 Christchurch 3061km

50.057 VK7RAE/b 0114 569 Es 966km
50.297 VK7RST/b 0116 549 Es 1162km
50.170 VK7FB 0126 5x6 Es QE37 1162km

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0136 weak Es, 0913 btw weak to fair Es, 1139 549 Es, 1300 549 Es.
28.292 NH6HI/b 0136 very weak F2 9083km

50.110 VK7RF 0152 5x4 Es QE37 1157km

28.298 V73TEN/b 0426 btw weak to fair F2

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0428 btw weak to fair TEP, 0731 S4, 1143 btw weak to fair.

50.284 VK4RSC/b 0709 weak Es, 1131 weak Es, QG63 1665km
50.165 VK4AMG 0714 5x6 Es QG62 1610km
50.165 VK4AFL 0728 5x6 Es Loud QG62 1623km
50.110 ZL2CMC 0804 5x4 2Es 50w RF72 Hamilton 3286km
50.011 ZL1SIX/b 0820 weak 2Es RF64 3198km
50.140 VK1KW 0834 5x6 Es Loud QF44 Canberra 957km
50.120 ZL3ADH 0840 btw weak to fair Es RE57 Greymouth 2940km , first time heard on 6M
50.170 VK2ARA 0846 5x6 Es Loud QF55 1123km
50.110 VK3AFW 0902 5x4 Es Deep QSB, QF22 669km
50.110 VK1AI 0906 5x6 Es QF44 957km

28.477 VK3EY 0916 5x6 Es Loud QF23 Shepparton 639km
28.485 VK3IO 0919 5x4 Es QF22 703km
28.495 OZ1ZD Denmark 4x3 F2 JO46 15556km, last heard July 4th 1999 on 10M Phone.
28.495 ZL3ADT 0925 5x4 2Es 3060km
28.495 VK1RX 0927 weak Es.
28.495 RN3B 0940 3x3 F2.

28.205 DL0IGI/b 0913 weak F2, 1136 btw weak to fair, 1200 weak, 1234 weak, and unusually late
in our evenings.

10M Asian Intruders 1138 weak F2
28.480 DK3EE 1141 5x4 CQ CQ.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 1145 S4/5 ETep.

28.220.40 YM7KK/b Turkey 1154 very weak , not heard it this late before, last heard June 12th 2015.
28.490 VK7GK 1218 btw weak to fair Es, Hobart.
28.490 VK4FSCC 1227 5x5 Es Caloundra wkg VK3.

21.242 TK4LS 1301 5x4 F2 Corsica IOTA EU014, only second time in the log, last heard on 10M
phone March 15th 2015.

21.242 A71BB 1302 weak F2, first time in the log.

December 27th 2015

F 117 A 15 K 5 0z Minor G1 Storm SN 63 B4.0

578km/s Solar Wind

50.281 VK4RHT/b 2256 569 Es, 0609 btw weak to fair Es.
50.282 VK4TL/b 2258 569 Es.
50.066 VK6RPH/b 2319 weak Es, 0030 weak Es, 0121 weak Es, OF78 2109km
50.130 VK6ZFG 2319 weak Es, OF78 2153km

28.264 VK6RWA/b 2329 weak Es, OF78 2126km
28.228 ZL3TEN/b 0037 weak 2Es.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 0038 559 Es, 0355 btw weak to fair Es, 1015 569 Es, 1200 weak Es.

50.284 VK4RSC/b 0121 549 Es, 0900 569 Es Loud, 0951 btw weak to fair Es.
50.130 VK4KSY 0127 5x5 Es QG64 1738km
50.120 VK4CL 0138 5x6 Es QG63 1680km
50.145 VK4BG 0140 5x6 Es QG64
50.110 VK6AKT 0144 5x6 Es OF78 2132km
50.165 VK4AFL 0149 5x7 Es , 0916 5x6 Es, QG62
50.110 VK4VN 0154 5x6 Es, QG62 1612km
50.110 VK4AAP 0155 5x6 Es , first log on 6M
50.150 VK6AB 0201 weak Es.
50.110 VK4CH 0217 5x4 Es, QG64 1741km
50.110 VK2FZR 0224 5x5 Es, QG61 1586km last heard December 31 2011
50.110 VK4KR 0224 5x4 Es, QG53 1471km

28.267 VK7RAE/b 0345 569 Es, 0851 569 Es, 1201 weak Es.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0346 weak Es, 0614 weak Es, 0851 weak Es, 0914 559 Es.
28.292 NH6HI/b 0346 weak F2.

21.250 VK2QV 0350 5x5 Es Sydney

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0352 S4 ATep, 0612 S4, 1026 S3 ETep.

28.490 VK2QV 0356 5x4 Es.

21.220 TX90IARU 0618 5x4 New Caledonia.
14.183 E50A 0621 btw weak to fair.

28.490 VK2GGC 0847 5x8 Es.
10M Asian Intruders 0852 weak f2, 1010 S4.
28.465 VK3EY 0852 5x6 Es , QF23 Shepparton

50.130 VK2BXT 0857 5x6 Es.
50.288 VK2RHV/b 0910 579 Es.
50.110 VK2XQ 0902 5x6 Es Mount Piddington
50.110 VK4NA 0926 5x6 Es, QG62
50.110 VK4TN 0934 5x6 Es.

28.495 EW8AF 1005 weak F2, new log.

21.243 VK3FPBI 1201 btw weak to fair Es, new log.

December 28th 2015

F 110 A 11 K 2 No Storm SN 67 B3.3

493km/s Solar Wind M1.9 Flare 1249z Long Duration

28.264 VK6RWA/b 0010 weak Es, 0537 very weak Es.
28.267 VK7RAE/b 0012 549 Es.

50.110 VK6AKT 0120 5x4 Es OF78 2132km
50.066 VK6RPH/b 0040 weak Es 2109km

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0157 weak Es, 0539 549 Es.
10M Asian Intruders 0203 weak F2.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0534, bit better than weak.

28.268 VK8VF/b 0538 weak Es, rarely heard over the summer, difficult distance for Es, and
lacking F2 with the lower SFI, last heard November 30th 2015.
28.292 NH6HI/b 0548 weak, F2 + Es ?

21.230 ZL4CZ 0827 5x4 Es.
14.265 ZL90IARU 0835 5x6.

28.490 DL5RBW 0846 btw weak to fair F2.

December 29th 2015

F 112 A 5 K 2 Minor R1 Flare SN 64 B5.8

394km/s Solar Wind

28.197 VE7MTY/b 2337 very weak F2.
28.228 ZL3TEN/b 2338 weak Es, 0224 weak Es, 0741 weak Es.
28.249 K7EK/b 2340 very weak F2.
28.262 VK2RSY/b 2340 559 Es.
28.292 NH6HI/b 2342 very weak F2.
28.490 VK2FSAV 2343 5x4 Es, Ballina, 100km south of VK4 Border.

50.024 ZL2WHO/b 0005 weak 2 Es, 0138 weak Es.
50.110 ZL1AKW 0040 btw weak to fair 2 Es.
50.125 ZL3MH 0115 weak 2 Es.
50.110 ZL2TBC 0120 weak 2Es , new in the log, first time heard on 6M.
50.055 ZL3MHB/b 0140 weak Es, RE57 2930km
50.110 VK7XX 0144 5x4 Es QE38 1029km
50.110 VK7AN 0152 5x4 Es.
50.040 ZL3SIX/b 0110 weak Es, 0200 weak Es.
50.057 VK7RAE/b 0212 weak Es, 0232 569 Es.

28.267 VK7RAE/b 0225 569 Es, 0743 weak Es.

50.297 VK7RST/b 0230 weak Es.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0235 S5, 0522 S6 Loud.

10M Asian Intruders 0302 btw weak to fair, 0535 the same.
28.298 V73TEN/b 0522 very weak F2.

21.250 HL90IARU 0530 5x6.
18.140 DX90IARU 0754 5x4, 0944 5x5.
14.268 ZL90IARU 0758 5x6.

73 de David Vitek
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
SWL Call VK5001SWL
Home:Burkhardt Reuter RDR54D1 SDR V.415,
+ CLP 5130 Log P ant

Mobile: Comm Radio CR-1 + Sharman Skyscan ant, Pira P275

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Re: David Viteks logs from Australia

Post by Tim Bucknall » 05 May 2016 11:03

some very interesting props comments

"Log from David Vitek
Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
ALL TIMES UTC
SWL Call VK5001SWL

April 26th 2016

Sunrise 2125z Sunset 0807z

F82 A 5 K 2 No Storm SN 38 A9.8 522km/s Solar Wind

10M Asian Intruders 0121 btw weak and fair , just a few.

15M Phone W6BK 0343 San Diego , W3RI 0344 5x4 , VK9NU 0344 weak and only briefly heard,
then gone , Norfolk Island , K6SQ 0346 , K6SCA 0347 Hawaii , N7NF 0349 Arizona , N6WS 0350 5x6
California , KH6ZM 0354 5x5 Hawaii , N6ED 0354 near Los Angeles CA , W6TK 0357.

21.275 YB0IBM 0359 5x4 wkg Unid Italian Station, weak in PF95 Adelaide.

April 27th 2016

F 85 A 6 K 3 No Storm SN 65 B1.4 445km/s Solar Wind

10M Asian Intruders 0115 S4.
28.268 VK8VF/b 0117 faint F2.
28.298 V73TEN/b 0119 weak F2 , 0137 btw weak to fair , 0545 weak.

21.256 VK4CDL 0123 5x4 F2 , usual sched with JA Stations.

28.244 WA6APQ/b 0135 faint F2.

21.240 ZS3Y 0547 btw weak to fair , wkg VK.

April 28th 2016

F 93 A 10 K 2 No Storm SN 86 B2.1 464km/s Solar Wind

33.0Mhz JA data pager weak.

10M Asian Intruders 0050 S4 many thru the Band , with some S5, 0148 S4 , 0212 S6.
28.292.30 NH6HI/b 0055 weak f2.
28.298 V73TEN/b 0056 weak F2.

25.0Mhz WWV TS Colorado 0046 btw weak to fair , first time heard in about 3 to 4 weeks.

15M Phone K4SUF 0101 GA , W4JS 0101 FL , N5ENU 0102 TX , K4WB 0106 Central TX , N6RND 0108 ,
WP3R 0111 5x4 North Coast of Puerto Rico , new in my log , KD6WKY 0116 , WP4PGY 0118 5x4 Puerto
Rico , first time on 15M.

28.244 WA6APQ/b 0125 weak F2.
28.300 K6FRC/b 0126 weak F2.

15M Phone KJ6TOA 0130 5x4 CA , AD6NR 0132 5x4 CA , W0CZE 0132 5x4 AZ , N3ZV 0136 5x4 VA , as far
East as this opening got , WA6LDI 0138 CA , N5NHJ 0139 5x4 , 0139 Unid Oregon Station 5x4 , as far North
as this opening got , NT5V 0142 , K3MA 0149 , W5AL 0149 5x4 , K6MI 0150 , KP4BD 0151 Puerto Rico ,
nothing else from the Carribbean or Mexico , N5QJ 0154 AR , W3GR 0159 , K7KV 0204 , N4KG 0204 AL ,
W4HG 0205.

This 15M opening happened to coincide with the first major FM 88-108Mhz Es opening in the Eastern half
of the USA , 15M has generally been very quiet here in PF95 Adelaide , fairly quiet since.

28.228 ZL3TEN/b 0213 559 F2 , 0257 still btw weak to fair , F2.

At 0217z heard like a rise and fall of Solar Noise , like a wave going thru the 10M band , up to S5 , not local
QRN/QRM , either the Sun or maybe Jupiter , can't remember anything like this in awhile , Solar Hiss is
what i usually hear.

28.490 VK6TQ 0227 5x6 F2.
28.490 ZL4BC 0236 5x4 200w 1/2 wave Vertical , RE54 South of Dunedin , 2935km , F2.

21.250 K3WA 0242 , KD6FW 0301.

On the dxworld.com site , tv/fm skip log , someone reported a NOAA WX Txer,
on 39.785Mhz NOAA WX KBH32 Tampa Bay Florida , QTH Riverview.

April 29th 2016

F 95 A 5 K 1 No Storm SN 84 B2.2 415km/s Solar Wind

28.244 WA6APQ/b 0048 weak F2.
28.292.30 NH6HI/b 0050 weak F2.
28.298 V73TEN/b 0052 weak F2.

18.15 VK9NU 0131 5x6 F2 Norfolk Island , RG30 , 2846km
18.155 ZS6BIM 0503 5x4 F2 , only fifth time in the log , ZS6BTY 0503 weaker , only second time in the log.
14.165 ZS3Y 0505 btw weak to fair , usual sched with VK3MO.
14.265 9A709A 0507 5x6.
21.189 DU1/DL6NCL 0746 5x4, RV3KJ 0746 3x3.

April 30th 2016

F 92 A 4 K 2 No Storm SN 82 B2.0 360km/s Solar Wind

17.7cm3 density

28.244 WA6APQ/b 0046 weak F2..
10M Asian Intruders 0049 , a few S4.
28.298 V73TEN/b 0050 weak F2.

21.285 N6CY/KH2 Guam 0104 5x4 , 5408km.

28.495 WH6WI 0119 btw weak to fair.

21.280 KA5PNX 0136 Nebraska.
18.127 K1IED 0142 weak , CT , a few years back he was my 17M marker station , now very infrequent .
18.127 E51DLD 0140 weak , South Cook Isl.
14.216 RW3XZ 0419 5x6 beaming over the North Pole , CQ North America.
14.250 AE7KI 0612 5x4 , VK Op living in Washington State , VK2APG , is a 6M fanatic , just wondering
why he chose WA , must like Au prop !!
14.246 9A709A 0614 5x7.

May 1st 2016

F 94 A 7 K 4 21z No Storm SN 82 B2.1 390km/s Solar Wind

8.3cm3 density

10M Asian Intruders 0055 S6 , 0740 btw weak to fair.
28.270 VK4RTL/b 0057 569 F2 , last heard via F2 , April 23rd 2016.
28.292.30 NH6HI/b 0058 weak F2.
28.298 V73TEN/b 0059 btw weak to fair , F2.
28.537 VK8RR 0103 5x4 , PH57 Darwin , 2618km.
28.475 HS0ZIN 0112 5x6 F2 , CQ VK/ZL , said he has been hearing quite a few VK beacons on 10M.
28.268 VK8VF/b 0120 very weak F2.
28.485 9M8RC 0144 5x6 2F , IOTA OC165 Sarawak Coastal Isl , Satang Besar Isl , OJ51EN , 4997km.
28.490 VK6TQ 0202 btw weak to fair , F2.
28.210 JR5LLT 0206 5x4 TEP.
28.280 K5AB/b 0209 439 F2 , 0248 weak , EM10 14862km.
28.480 JE3GRQ 0211 5x4 TEP , also Unid JA0 , no suffix heard , 5x4.
28.209.60 KV6Q/b 0235 439 F2 , 0254 439 , in for much longer than usual , K5AB/b as well.

21.250 0239 Unid USA station , Illinois , 5x4

28.495 WH6WI 0245 5x4 wkg VK7.
28.249.40 K7EK/b 0251 439 F2, last heard April 9th 2016 , this beacon has been very , very regular , hard
to get used to not hearing it.
28.244 WA6APQ/b 0253 539 F2.
28.480 VK6AKT 0259 5x4 F2 , VK6KRC 0259 5x6 F2.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0321 btw weak to fair , 0737 S4.

28.490 W7DRM 0330 5x4 F2 , CN87 , 13381km , 500w 3EL SteppIR , Kings Harbour , Puget Sound.
28.490 WH6LU 0330 4x3 F2 , BK29 9252km , Hawaii.

18.135 ZS5ZT 0613 5x6 F2 , wkg VK5.
14.255 DL65TRS 0749 5x4 , 65 years of the local radio club.
21.265 BD4CZX 0759 weak F2.
14.195 T32TV 0802 btw weak to fair , IOTA OC084 , Washington Island.
14.200 EC5ALJ 0822 btw weak to fair.

May 2nd 2016

F 92 A 16 K 4 0z K 5 03z K 6 06z K 4 21z Moderate G2 Storm

SN 76 B1.7 9.0cm3 density

28.270 VK4RTL/b 0057 569 F2 Loud , 0120 329 F2.
28.280 K5AB/b 0042 329 f2.
28.298 V73TEN/b 0043 btw weak to fair F2.
10M Asian intruders 0055 S3, 0306 S4 , 0543 S6 Loud.

21.252 8N0A 0114 Japan, 5x5, TEP.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0539 S5.

28.187.60 SV5TEN/b 0541 weak F2 , KM46 , 13862km , last heard March 28th 2016 at 0734z.
28.268 VK8VF/b 0544 339 F2 , 0639 439 F2.
28.292.30 NH6HI/b 0544 weak F2.
28.490 VK4CZ 0546 5x3 F2 , QG62 Brisbane , 1608km.
28.490 RA0LMO 0546 5x5 F2 , 200w , PN53 , 8746km.

36.475Mhz 0608 Asian FMn 5x5.
33.300Mhz 0612 SKYiMET Tokyo S4.
33.375Mhz 0615 Data , Asia , S4.

28.475 JL8BEL 0625 , JE2OVG 0628 5x6 , JD1BOI 0629 4x3 IOTA AS031 Ogasawara Isl.

21.240 JD1BLY 0728 5x4 IOTA AS031.

28.262 VK2RSY/b 1246 btw weak to fair Es , last heard April 18th 2016.
28.265 VK4RC/b 1302 439 Es , last heard April 6th 2016.

About one hour to late for this Es opening , should have listened earlier.

May 3rd 2016

F 90 A 31 K 5 0z K 4 06z Moderate G2 Storm SN 75 B1.3

596km/s Solar Wind

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0009 btw weak to fair , 0356 S6 Loud.

10M Asian Intruders 0021 S4, 0124 S6 Loud , 0738 btw weak to fair.
28.298 V73TEN/b 0013 btw weak to fair F2 , 0202 the same.
28.490 VK8NSB 0015 5x6 F2 Darwin , VK8MS 0015 5x4 F2 Darwin,
28.490 JJ6VAR 0018 3x3 TEP.
28.244 WA6APQ/b 0022 weak F2.
28.292.30 NH6HI/b 0023 339 F2 , 0404 439 F2.
28.300 K6FRC/b 0024 weak F2.
28.268 VK8VF/b 0143 229 F2.
28.183.30 XE1RCS/b 0149 439 F2 , last heard April 12th 2016.
28.505 JH7OHS 0138 5x5 .
28.505 JN6EPA 0405 .
28.495 WH6WI 0411 5x3 F2 CQ CQ.
28.450 VK4FSDC 0742 5x5 Es.

50.130 VK5BC wkg VK4AFL at 0631z , QG62 Brisbane , 5x9 Es , 1586km.

May 4th 2016

F 90 A 10 K 2 Minor G1 Storm SN 57 B2.4 483km/s Solar Wind

18.155 N6JOJ 0039 weak F2.
21.333 WA7VGN 0129 weak F2 , NV , last heard March 31st 2016 , was regular , now not.

10M Asian Intruders 0132 S4 , just starting, 0140 S5.
28.292.30 NH6HI/b 0231 weak F2.
28.480 JS6KFT/6 0256 weak , JA4JCC 0301 btw weak to fair , JA6THN 0301.
28.210 JR5LLT 0304 weak.

33.0Mhz JA data pager 0455 S4.

73 de David Vitek

Adelaide South Australia
Grid Locator PF95
35 South 138 East
SWL Call VK5001SWL"
Home:Burkhardt Reuter RDR54D1 SDR V.415,
+ CLP 5130 Log P ant

Mobile: Comm Radio CR-1 + Sharman Skyscan ant, Pira P275

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