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Sunday, January 29, 2023

PRE NET TESTING 01-29-2023

WW8II transmits a 5 to 7 second 1KW CW carrier with id every 1 minute

W4DEX receives and records the signal using Spectrum Lab this a 510 mile path

Start 1600ut
End 1644ut

WW8II notes:

1600ut D layer 4.25db, Solar event B8.94
1605ut D layer 4.00db, Solar event B8.51
1610ut D layer 4.00db, Solar event B8.60
1615ut D layer 3.75db, Solar event B8.38
1620ut D layer 3.50db, Solar event B8.26
1625ut D layer 3.75db, Solar event B8.64
1630ut D layer 3.75db, Solar event B8.64
1635ut D layer 4.50db, Solar event B9.98
1640ut D layer 4.75db, Solar event B9.87
1644ut D layer 4.90db, Solar event C1.01












29 January 2023
*1.5*

16:51 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 138, A-index 10, K-index 1

16:52 WW8II-BRUCE: @1644ut was a start of a C1.10 solar event

16:53 WW8II-BRUCE: Now dropping back to a B9.85 event

17:08 WW8II-BRUCE: D absorption @1704ut was 4db

17:23 WW8II-BRUCE: The solar event @1715ut was B8.13 and the D absorption was about 3.5db

17:20 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1710ut GOES 16, 111nt, GOES 17, 107nt

17:21 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1710ut 476km/s, PHI 202, Density 8.13p/cm3


CW Reports:
KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: WW8II 1710, KGØVL 1712, KØAWU 1714, AB4AM 1716, W4DEX 1718

17:12 K0AWU-BILL: WW8II --- START det, 0, 20% det, det, at 1 MN det-6db, 3-6db, 3-9db, 3-4db, at END 2-9db

17:12 AB4AM-ROB: WW8II no copy/detect

17:13 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II keying heard only near end, no copy, Good visual with near 20 dB QSB

17:15 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II: about 50% copy, fast qsb, 529 peaks with rapid fades.

17:14 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL start 3-6db, 7db, 5-7 10-12db hear call 519, 1min 519 copy 14db, 12db, 17db, 14db, EOT 14db,

17:14 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL -- START 10db, 10-15db, 14db, 11-16db, at 1 MIN 10-15db, 7-12db, 0-5db, det-4db, at END 10-17db

17:14 AB4AM-ROB: KG0VL no copy/detect

17:14 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, good visual with one fade to noise floor

17:16 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 3db, det -2db, 0, EOT

17:16 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: 529-539 fast qsb

17:16 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW no signal detected

17:18 WW8II-BRUCE: AB4AM start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

17:18 K0AWU-BILL: AB4AM -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

17:18 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from AB4AM

17:20 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab ---- YESTERDAY was sure MORE FUN!

17:20 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min det, 4-5db, det, 3-5db, EOT det-3db

17:20 W4DEX-DEX: AB4AM CW 589 peak, slight QSB

17:20 AB4AM-ROB: K0AWU no copy/detect

17:20 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX: no tone, faint trace first 30 seconds and final 25 seconds.

17:21 AB4AM-ROB: W4DEX 18,8,10,15,6,18,25,25,30 very fast QSB almost to the noise

Received at W4DEX:

SSB Reports:
17:02 AB4AM-ROB: Called W4DEX SSB no copy

17:06 W4DEX-DEX: AB4AM SSB 42 copy

17:10 AB4AM-ROB: W4DEX barely in the noise SSB

17:23 W4DEX-DEX: AB4AM SSB 55 QSO

17:24 AB4AM-ROB: W4DEX 55 SSB QSB to the noise Super fast

17:25 AB4AM-ROB:  KC4CSO he is right at the noise here





Saturday, January 28, 2023

PRE NET TESTING for 01-28-2023ut

Start 1600ut
End 1632ut

WW8II transmits a 5 to 7 second 1Kw CW carrier with id every 1 minute

W4DEX receives and records the signal using Spectrum Lab this is a 510 mile path

WW8II NOTES:

1600ut D layer 4.75db, Solar event C1.00
1605ut D layer 4.75db, Solar event C1.01
1610ut D layer 4.75db, Solar event C1.00
1615ut D layer 4.75db, Solar event C1.00
1620ut D layer 4.75db, Solar event C1.07
1625ut D Layer 4.75db,Solar event C1.08
1630ut D layer 4.75db, Solar event C1.07
1632ut D layer 4.75db, Solar event C1.08












28 January 2023
*3*

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 145. A-index 9, K-index 2

16:52 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity so far stable about a C1.00 D layer absorption 4-5db

17:07 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity starting to rise a little D layer 5db

17:29 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers GOES 16 104, GOES 17, 102nt

17:30 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1716ut 506km/s, PHI 194, Density 9.94p/cm3


CW Reports:
KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: WW8II 1710, KGØVL 1712, KØAWU 1714, WY3T 1716, W4DEX 1718

17:12 K0AWU-BILL: WW8II -- START 13db amp off?), 30db, 30db, 30db, at 1 MIN 30db, 29db, 28db, 27db, at END 26db

17:12 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW 589, one minor fade

17:12 WY3T-TIM: WW8II cw no copy/detect

17:16 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II 569 steady

17:14 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START 40db, 40db, 40db, 39db, at 1 MIN 40db, 40db, 39db, 39db, at END 40db

17:14 WY3T-TIM: KG0VL cw no copy/detect

17:14 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW 559 start, steady rise to 569

17:14 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL start 30db, 28db, 21db, 17db, 1min 17db, 21db, 24db, 30db, EOT 28db

17:16 WY3T-TIM: K0AWU cw no copy/detect

17:16 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU start 20db 25db, 21db 24db, 1min 20db, 20db, 22db, 17db, EOT 18db

17:16 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW not heard, steady visual detection

17:17 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: 559-569 with light qsb

17:17 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW 539 start, fade to 429

17:18 WW8II-BRUCE: WY3T start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

17:18 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WY3T

17:20 K0AWU-BILL: WY3T -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

17:20 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start 18db, 15db, 18db, 17db, 1min 18db, 15db, 15db, 12db, EOT 11db

17:20 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX: 559 slow decline towards the end.

17:20 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw 219, 1, 2, 3, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2 db > noise floor at eot

17:21 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Detected 95% or the time excellent trace. Not strong enough to measure strength

17:21 WW8II-BRUCE: I copy KG0VL K0AWU and W4DEX with the SAL and the loop on the ground antenna appeared to be the same db above noise with both antennas real interesting

17:21 WY3T-TIM: DEX would have been at least a 549 if the increased noise was not there

Received at W4DEX:

Received at KØAWU:

Received at KGØVL:



SSB Reports:
17:01 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX 51 SSB

17:02 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL working W4DEX SSB KG0VL 55 SSB

17:03 WW8II-BRUCE: Hearing W4DEX SSB 51

17:03 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU 52 SSB

17:03 KG0VL-JEFF: Hearing KØAWU, W4DEX and WW8II all talking at the same time.

17:04 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU SSB QSO 52 to 52

17:04 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU 59 SSB, WW8II 51 SSB, W4DEX 52 SSB

17:04 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL 52 SSB QSO

17:05 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL SSB 51 to 52

17:07 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL S9 SSB and WW8II S2 SSB

17:08 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL just called Bill 52 SSB

17:09 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL now S8 SSB

17:09 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II and KG0VL SSB 52 on peaks

17:10 WY3T-TIM: No SSB heard here, my noise is still increased by 10 db

17:24 WW8II-BRUCE: I copy KG0VL 52 53 SSB W4DEX at the noise floor 31 to 41 copy

17:25 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II and W4DEX 53 SSB

17:27 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL QUICK Q 52




Friday, January 27, 2023

1899KHz PRE NET TESTING 01-27-2023

Start 1600ut
End 1636ut

WW8II transmits a 5-7 second 1Kw CW carrier with id. every 1 minute

W4DEX receives and records the signal using Spectrum Lab a 510 mile path

WW8II notes:

1600ut D layer 6.75db, Solar event C1.53
1605ut D layer 7.50db, Solar event C1.62
1610ut D layer 7.75db, Solar event C1.73
1615ut D layer 9.00db, Solar event C1.91
1620ut D layer 9.50db, Solar event C1.94
1625ut D layer 9.00db, Solar event C1.97
1630ut D layer 9.00db, Solar event C1.98
1636ut D layer 7.75db, Solar event C1.84











27 January 2023
*2*

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 151, A-index 11, K-index 2

17:31 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers GOES 16 101nt, GOES 97.4nt

17:32 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1714ut 576km/s, PHI 137, Density 10.74p/cm3


CW Reports:
KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: WW8II 1710, KGØVL 1712, KØAWU 1714, K5HFG 1716, WY3T 1718

17:12 K0AWU-BILL: WW8II -- START 13db, 12db, 15db, 13db, at 1 MIN 10db, 8-10db, 6-9db, 10db, at END 11db

17:12 K5HFG-DON: WW8II no detect

17:12 WY3T-TIM: WW8II cw no copy/detect

17:14 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II 539-549 good copy.

17:14 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL start 15db copy 529, 17db, 11db, fading, 8-12db, 15db, 10-12, 6-10db, EOT 12db

17:14 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START 19db, 20db, 23db, 20db, at 1 min 20db, 10-18db, 10db, 1-10db, at END 4-15db

17:14 WY3T-TIM: KG0VL cw no copy/detect

17:14 K5HFG-DON: KG0VL Good visual on SL entire Tx. with preamp on

17:16 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU start 3db, 5db, 8-9db, copy 419, 2-4, 0, 1 min 0, det-5db, det-7db, det, EOT 0

17:16 WY3T-TIM: K0AWU cw no copy/detect

17:17 K5HFG-DON: K0AWU no detect

17:18 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU 539 average with 549 peak near one minute, some qsb and several quick fades.

17:18 K0AWU-BILL: K5HFG -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

17:18 WW8II-BRUCE: K5HFG start 0, 0, det-3db, det, 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

17:18 WY3T-TIM: K5HFG cw no copy/detect

17:19 KG0VL-JEFF: K5HFG: no tone, slight trace entire sequence.

17:20 WW8II-BRUCE: WY3T start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

17:20 K5HFG-DON: WY3T no detect

17:20 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WY3T

17:20 K0AWU-BILL: WY3T -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

Received at W4DEX:

SSB Reports:
(None)







Thursday, January 26, 2023

PRE NET 1899KHz Testing 01-26-2023

WW8II transmits a 5-7 second 1kw CW carrier with ID every 1 minute

W4DEX receives and records the signal using Spectrum Lab a 510 mile path

WW8II NOTES:

1600ut D layer 11.00db, Solar event C2.88
1605ut D layer 12.00db, Solar event C2.91
1610ut D layer 12.25db, Solar event C2.83
1615ut D layer 11.00db, Solar event C2.71
1620ut D layer 11.00db, Solar event C2.58
1625ut D layer 10.00db, Solar event C2.69
1630ut D layer 12.00db, Solar event C2.80