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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

05 October 2022
(Addendum)


1899KHz PRENET TESTING

Start 1504 UTC
END 1600 UTC

WW8II transmit a 8 to 10 second CW carrier with id every 1 minute

W4DEX Receive and record the signal using Spectrum Lab, a 510-mile path

NOTES
1504 ut C1.09
1520 ut C1.1
1538 ut C1.17
1544 ut C1.11
1556 ut C1.25
1600 ut C1.09









05 October 2022
*1*

16:20 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 152, A-index 16, K-index 2

16:24 WW8II-BRUCE: Lightning seen today E.NY, on the coast, Way out in the Atlantic N.E. of Bermuda west Texas, and possible central Iowa

16:29 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity all C level events with the last peak seen @1624ut C1.5 with a D layer absorption now 7db


16:51 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @ 1640ut GOES16, 110nt, GOES 17, 104nt

16:52 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1645ut 529km/s, PHI 124, Density 11.91p/cm3


CW Reports:
KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: WW8II 1640, KGØVL 1642, K5HFG 1644, WY3T 1646, W4DEX 1648
16:42 WY3T-TIM: WW8II cw no copy/detect

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW dashes heard on peaks but no copy, visual peaking 16 dB S/N

16:42 KW4DE-DARRELL: WW8II cw 329, about 25% cw copy today===looking up

16:43 WA4LDU-JOE: WW8II cw no detect

16:43 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WW8II

16:44 WA4LDU-JOE: KG0VL cw no detect

16:44 WY3T-TIM: KG0VL cw no copy/detect

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL start 0, ???3db, 0, 0, 1min 0, 2-3db, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:44 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW no signal detected

16:44 KW4DE-DARRELL: KG0VL cw no usable copy today

16:46 W4DEX-DEX: K5HFG CW no signal detected

16:46 WW8II-BRUCE: K5HFG start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:46 WY3T-TIM: K5HFG cw no copy/detect

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from K5HFG

16:46 KW4DE-DARRELL: K5HFG cw no usable copy today

16:46 WA4LDU-JOE: K5HFG cw no detect

16:48 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WY3T

16:48 KW4DE-DARRELL: WY3T cw, generally no usable copy but detected some characters on qsb peaks

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: WY3T start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:49 WA4LDU-JOE: WY3T cw no copy but fair trace in spec lab

16:49 KP2AE-JOE: still no DX lo noise w4dex 579-519 some qsb fair day for locals

16:50 KW4DE-DARRELL: W4DEX cw 599, solid

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 2db 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:50 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from W4DEX

16:50 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw no copy . . . Detected very faint in the noise, mostly in the first min

16:50 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 549 with 2 strong QSB fades

16:50 K5HFG-DON: NO signals detected here today

16:51 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW not heard, questionable weak visual peak

Received at W4DEX:


SSB Reports:
16:33 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB S1 to S3

16:34 W4DEX-DEX: WA4LDU SSB S1 to S3

16:36 WW8II-BRUCE: I have been listening to the SE and have heard NO SSB today

16:36 WW8II-BRUCE: I will call SSB @ 1637ut

16:37 WY3T-TIM: No SSB heard here

16:38 K5HFG-DON: NO SSB detected

16:38 KG0VL-JEFF: No SSB here

16:41 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX SSB signal will rise up to S6 and then fade back to the noise




04 October 2022
(Addendum)

PRE NET TESTING 10-04-2022

WW8II Transmits a 8-10 sec CW carrier with ID every 1 minute

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

Start TEST 1501ut
End TEST 1558ut

1500 UTC C2.64
1506 UTC C2.52
1510 UTC C4.24 D layer absorption 12db
1523 UTC C2.05
1530 UTC C1.99
1556 UTC C1.92









Tuesday, October 4, 2022

04 October 2022
*1*

16:20 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 155, A-index 24, K-index 1

16:24 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity a few M class mostly C level events @1618 a C1.67 level with a D layer absorption to the south of the Equator about 7db

16:22 WW8II-BRUCE: Lightning seen today some in central S.D. and from the Bahamas to Bermuda all way out in the Atlantic also some way out in the Atlantic off the east of N.Y.

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1640ut GOES16, 103nt, GOES 17, 99.9nt

16:49 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1639ut 527 km/s, PHI 218, Density 11.31p/cm3


CW Reports:
WW8II-BRUCE: 2 min CW TEST WW8II 1640, K5HFG 1642, WY3T 1644, W4DEX 1646

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, visual peak 12 dB S/N

16:42 WY3T-TIM: WW8II cw no copy/detect

16:42 KW4DE-DARRELL: WW8II cw not copied today

16:44 KW4DE-DARRELL: K5HFG cw nothing copied today

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: K5HFG start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:44 WY3T-TIM: K5HFG cw no copy/detect

16:44 W4DEX-DEX: K5HFG CW no signal detected

16:44 WA4LDU-JOE: WW8II cw no detect

16:45 WA4LDU-JOE: K5HFG cw no detect

16:46 WW8II-BRUCE: WY3T start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:46 KW4DE-DARRELL: WY3T cw detected signal at noise threshold midway into transmission, no usable copy

16:48 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW not heard, weak visual detection

16:46 WA4LDU-JOE: WY3T cw no detect

16:48 KW4DE-DARRELL: W4DEX cw 599 , solid

16:48 KP2AE-JOE: no DX detect w4dex 589-549 some qsb fair local prop.

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:48 K5HFG-DON: NO signals detected here today.

16:48 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw no copy - detected faint in the noise

16:48 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 439 with four fades to noise

Received at W4DEX:


SSB Reports:
16:27 WW8II-BRUCE: I am aimed SE not hearing any SSB so far

16:33 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB from S1 to S5 peak

16:33 W4DEX-DEX: WA4LDU SSB not heard

16:35 WY3T-TIM: No SSB heard here

16:36 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX SSB weak in the noise

16:37 WW8II-BRUCE: NO SSB HEARD S 6 noise floor




Sunday, October 2, 2022

02 October 2022
(Addendum)

10-02-2022 PRE NET TESTING

WW8II Transmits a 8-10 second CW carrier with id. every 1 minute

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

Start 1508ut  End 1608ut
1405ut There was a M1.l28 flare

1508ut There was a 20 db D layer absorption in progress
1545 UT a M1.07 flare









02 October 2022
*1*

16:20 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 148, A-index 3, K-index 2

16:21 WW8II-BRUCE: Local WX 61 deg 63% humidity wind west @ 1 to 2 mph sunny

16:23 WW8II-BRUCE: Lightning N.E of the Bahamas in the Atlantic

16:26 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity some good events M flares happening with total radio black-outs last M1.07 @ 1545ut currently @ 1618ut C2.84 with a D layer absorption of 12db @ 1623ut

16:35 WW8II-BRUCE: 10 db D layer absorption @1632ut


16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1640ut GOES 16, 94.4nt, GOES 17, 90.6nt

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1640ut 440 km/s, PHI 223, Density .36p/cm3

CW Reports:
KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: WW8II 1640, KGØVL 1642, W4DEX 1644

16:42 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WW8II

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, visual peaked about 10 dB over noise

16:43 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW no signal detected

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:46 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX 0 signal seen my noise floor has increased 10db + in the SE direction

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from W4DEX

Received at W4DEX:

SSB Reports:
16:33 W4DEX-DEX: Will call SSB a few more times

16:35 W4DEX-DEX: No SSB heard, back to CW mode

16:35 WW8II-BRUCE: NO SSB heard here today









Saturday, October 1, 2022

01 October 2022
(Addendum)

PRE NET TESTING 10-01-2022

Start 1506utc    End 1602utc

WW8II transmit a 6 to 8 sec 1kw CW carrier with ID every 1 minute

W4DEX receive and record the signal with Spectrum Lab a 510 mile path

1505 utc C1.83
1520 utc C1.90
1545 utc C1.82
1550 utc C2.01
1603 utc C1.69











01 October 2022
*1*

16:20 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 137, A-index 13, K-index 0

16:28 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity several C level events

16:30 WW8II-BRUCE: Only lightning seen is in the BAHAMAS and way out in the Atlantic all quiet today


16:53 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @ 1640 goes16, 99.7NT, goes 17, 93.8NT

16:54 WW8II-BRUCE: solar WIND @ 1645UT 430 km/s, PHI 154, Density 1.56p/cm3


CW Reports:
KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: WW8II 1640, KGØVL 1642, KØAWU 1644, K5HFG 1646, WY3T 1648, W4DEX 1650
16:41 K0AWU-BILL: WW8II -- START 0, 0, 0, 0, at 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, at END 0db

16:42 WY3T-TIM: WW8II cw no copy/detect

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, visual peak about 12 dB S/N

16:44 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL -- START 14db, 16db, 14db, 13db, at 1 min 12db, 12db, 5-10db, 10-15db, at END 13db

16:44 WY3T-TIM: KG0VL cw no copy/detect

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL start 0, 0, 3db, 5db, 1min 0, 0, 2db, 0, EOT 0

16:44 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II heard very weak final 15 seconds, just above noise level.

16:45 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, possible very weak visual detection

16:46 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:46 WY3T-TIM: K0AWU cw no copy/detect

16:46 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW no signal detected

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU 529-539 slight qsb

16:48 K0AWU-BILL: K5HFG -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:48 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from K5HFG

16:48 W4DEX-DEX: K5HFG CW no signal detected

16:48 WY3T-TIM: K5HFG cw no copy/detect

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: K5HFG no copy 10 db increase noise level to the SW direction

16:48 WA4LDU-JOE: WW8II, KG0VL, K0AWU, K5HFG cw no detect

16:49 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T Not heard, possible visible trace at EOT

16:50 K0AWU-BILL: WY3T -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:50 WA4LDU-JOE: WY3T cw no detect

16:50 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WY3T

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: WY3T NO copy increase of 6 db noise to the SE has to be local noise

16:52 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:52 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 559 with slight QSB

16:52 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw no copy/detect

16:52 K5HFG-DON: NO signals detected here today.

16:52 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start 0 end 0

16:52 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from W4DEX

16:53 WY3T-TIM: No stations heard/detected here today, 73s to all

Received at W4DEX:


SSB Reports:
16:33 WW8II-BRUCE: I just called on SSB heard no response

16:35 W4DEX-DEX: WA4LDU SSB peaking S7, QSB to S3

16:38 WY3T-TIM: Hearing no SSB here




Friday, September 30, 2022

30 September 2022

(Addendum) 


PRE NET TESTING
WW8II Transmits a 6 to 8 second 1kw CW signal with ID. every 1 minute

W4DEX Receives and records the signal using Spectrum lab. A 510-mile path

Start test 09-30-2022 1504utc End test 09-30-2022 1601utc

1514 UT a C4.05
1533 UT a C3.99
1535 UT a C4.08
1545 UT a C3.02
1551 UT a C2.69
1600 UT a C2.25