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Friday, August 19, 2022

19 August 2022
(Addendum)

1899 kHz midday PRENET testing 08-19-2022

WW8II transmit a 1 KW CW Carrier with ID for 6 sec , every 1 minute
W4DEX receiving and recording station 510 mile path

1440ut Magnetometers GOES 16, 96.5nt,  GOES 17,  94.3nt
1440ut Solar wind 544KM/s, PHI 327, Density 7.70 p/cm3

1640ut Magnetometers GOES 16,  113nt, GOES 17, 103nt
1615ut Solar wind 548KM/s, PHI 311, Density 7.90 p/cm3

1442ut  START TEST
1442ut Solar event level B5.81, D layer absorption level 2db
1445ut Solar event level B6.03, D layer absorption level 2db
1450ut Solar event level B5.84, D layer absorption level 2db
1455ut Solar event level B5.51, D layer absorption level 2db
1500ut D layer absorption level 2db
1553ut Solar event level B6.62, D layer absorption level 2.5db
1505ut Solar event level B6.82, D layer absorption level 3db
1510ut Solar event level B5.80, D layer absorption level 2db
1515ut D layer absorption level 1db or less
1520ut Solar event level  C1.29 D layer absorption level 5db
1525ut Solar event level C1.29 D layer absorption level 5.5db
1530ut Solar event level C1.04, D layer absorption level 5db
1535ut Solar event level B7.54, D layer absorption level 3db
1540ut Solar event level B6.2 D layer absorption level 2db
1545ut Solar event level B5.02, D layer absorption level 1db
1550ut Solar event level B4.3, D layer absorption level .5db
1600ut Solar event level B4.4, D layer absorption level .25db
1610ut Solar event level B5.8  D layer absorption level 2db
1615ut Solar event level B5.19 D layer absorption level 2db
1615ut STOPPED TEST 

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19 August 2022
*1*

16:21 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 117, A-index 26, K-index 2

16:26 WW8II-BRUCE: Lightning today Kansas, east Texas, S. AL, Baton Rouge, Tampa FL, NE S.C and out in the Atlantic off the S.C. coast also SE N.C

16:33 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity a little bit not much currently lass than 1db D layer absorption, current solar event level 1627ut B4.4


16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1640ut GOES 16, 112nt, GOES 17, 104nt

16:49 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1639ut 535 km/s, PHI 11, Density 8.11p/cm3

16:51 WW8II-BRUCE: @1642 solar event level B4.11 D layer absorption still less than 1db


CW Reports:
WW8II-BRUCE: 2 min CW WW8II 1640, KG0VL 1642, K5HFG 1644, W4DEX 1646

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, good visual peak at start then deep QSB

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

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

16:45 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II: copied long dash very weak several times, otherwise no cw copy

16:45 W4DEX-DEX: K5HFG CW no signal detected

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

16:47 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from K5HFG

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start 0, 0, 0, ??2-3db, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:48 KP2AE-JOE: still no dx heard. no qrn. w4dex 589-539 some qsb. little sky wave sig. poor local prop.

16:48 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from W4DEX

16:49 K5HFG-DON: NO signals detected here today.

Received at W4DEX:

SSB Reports:
16:33 WW8II-BRUCE: I have heard NO SSB

16:34 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB Q3 to Q4 copy

16:51 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB one good S5 peak, overall copy about 1/2 the time





Thursday, August 18, 2022

 18 August 2022

(Addendum)


1899KHz prenet testing for 08-18-2022

WW8II transmit a 6 sec 1KW CW signal with ID every 1 minute
W4DEX receive and record same signal from WW8II a 510 mile path

Magnetometers @ 1400ut GOES 16 106nt, GOES 17 70.0nt
Magnetometers @ 1550ut GOES16, 114nt, GOES 17 94.0nt

Solar wind @ 1400ut 566km/s, PHI 346, Density 9.84p/cm3
Solar wind @ 1544ut 571km/s, PHI 40, Density 9.98p/cm3


1355ut START TEST
1355ut C1.1 solar event level. D layer absorption 5db
1402ut C1.12 solar event level, D layer absorption 5db
1406ut C1.44 solar event level. D layer absorption 5.5db
1407ut C1.63 solar event level
1411 C5.81 solar event level D layer absorption 12db
1413 M1.31 solar flare even level, D layer absorption 24db
1414ut M1.3 solar flare event level D layer absorption 24db
1415ut M1.11 solar flare event level, D layer absorption 25db
1416ut C8.41 solar event level, 23. D layer absorption 23.5db
1418ut C3.95 solar event level
1420ut C2.29 solar event level, D layer absorption 12db
1422ut nC1.27 solar event level D layer absorption 8db
1423ut C1.56 solar event level D layer absorption 7db
1424ut C1.44 solar event level, D layer absorption 6.5db
1426ut C1.26 solar event level, D layer absorption 6db
1430ut C1.04 solar event level, D layer absorption 5db
1430ut to 1444ut D layer absorption level 5db
1448 B9.86 solar event level D layer absorption level 5db
1453ut to 1454 ut B9.01 solar event level D layer absorption 4db to 4.5db
1459ut D layer absorption 3db
1502ut B8.00 solar event level D layer absorption 3db
1511ut B7.98 solar event level D layer absorption 2.5db
1518ut B7.64 solar event level
1525ut B8.06 solar event level D layer absorption 3db
1533ut B7.07 solar event level, D layer absorption 2.5db
1535ut B6.96 solar event level, D layer absorption 2db
1545 ut B 6.71 solar event level, D layer absorption 1.5db to 2db
1545 ut END TEST

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18 August 2022
*1*

16:20 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 123, A-Index 31, K-index 3

16:27 WW8II-BRUCE: Lightning today n.e.S.D. ,Northern MN, Central N.Y. , LOTS AND HEAVY IN THE GULF FROM SOUTH LA, SOUTH MS., SOUTH AL.,THE PANHANDLE OF FLORIDA ALL THE WAY DOWN TO TAMPA AND NW FL. ALS HEAVY IN THE BAHAMAS

16:34 WW8II-BRUCE: 1631ut now a 6db D layer absorption and climbing

16:37 WW8II-BRUCE: 1630ut C1.26 event level 6db absorption

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: @1638 the solar event was still C1.21 with a 5db D layer absorption in effect

16:51 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @ 1640ut GOES 16 113nt, GOES 17 95nt

16:51 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1641ut 584km/s, PHI 323, Density 9.58p/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 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WW8II

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, good visual peaks 8 to 10 dB over noise

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

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

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

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from K5HFG

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

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 High noise in the SW direction man made

16:48 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WY3T

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

16:48 WA4LDU-JOE: WW8II cw no detec

16:49 WA4LDU-JOE: KG0VL cw no detect

16:49 WA4LDU-JOE: K5HFG cw no detect

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

16:50 KP2AE-JOE: no dx cpy. local prop poor some gw from w4dex 579-539

16:50 WA4LDU-JOE: WY3T cw no detect

16:50 KG0VL-JEFF: Nothing heard from W4DEX

16:50 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 439 with QSB

16:50 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw no copy/detect

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

16:51 K5HFG-DON: NO signals detected here today

16:51 WY3T-TIM: No stations copied/detected here today, 73s to all

Received at W4DEX:


SSB Reports:
16:31 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX barely audible in the noise but no copy

16:32 WY3T-TIM: No SSB here

16:33 W4DEX-DEX: WA4LDU SSB just briefly copied call

16:36 WW8II-BRUCE: I have heard NO SSB in any direction today

16:36 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB Q4 copy on peaks, no strong peaks like yesterday





Wednesday, August 17, 2022

17 August 2022
*1*

16:21 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 129, A-index 5, K-index 2

16:23 WW8II-BRUCE: Lightning seen today NE S.D. , Eastern MT, NW MN. , Northern Ont., Orlando Florida, Out in the Atlantic several hundred miles from the Bahamas to Bermuda

16:26 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity ACTIVE M level and C level action current @ 1620ut C1.28 ..with a D layer absorption of 5db

16:51 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1640ut GOES 16 143nt, GOES 17 125nt

16:51 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1639ut 481 km/s, PHI 262, Density 20.95p/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 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WW8II

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, good visual full transmission peaking about 8 dB over noise

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

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

16:44 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, one visual dash peaked about 8 dB over noise

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

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

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from K5HFG

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

16:47 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW keying heard, just a few letters copied, also peaked about 8 dB over noise

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

16:48 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WY3T

16:50 KP2AE-JOE: some sky prop better than last 2 days no dx cpy w4dex 579-519 poor day for locals

16:50 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw 0, 0, 1, 2, 3, 2, 1, 1 db > nf at eot

16:50 KG0VL-JEFF: Nothing heard from W4DEX

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

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start ?det, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

Received at W4DEX:



SSB Reports:
16:33 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB S3 to S6, surprisingly good considering recent solar activity

16:34 WW8II-BRUCE: I called SSB

16:36 WW8II-BRUCE: NO SSB heard here today any direction

16:36 WY3T-TIM: No SSB heard here




17 August 2022
(Addendum) 

Early PRENET TEST
WW8II transmitted 1899KHz 1KW 6 second CW tone Plus ID signal every 1 minute. Signals received @ W4DEX 519 mile path


MAGNETOMETERS
1430UT GOES 16 132nt, GOES 17 104nt
1600UT GOES 16 132nt, GOES 17 115nt
1432UT SOLAR WIND 465 km/s, PHI 303, DENSITY 7.76p/cm3
1600UT SOLAR WIND 471 km/s, PHI 280. DENSITY 10.40p/cm3


1345ut M2.05 solar flare event
1430ut C2.45 solar event level
1431ut C2.54 solar event level
1432 UT START TEST
1432ut 10db D layer absorption
1433ut C2.77 solar event level
1434ut 11db D layer absorption
1436ut C3.47 solar event level
1437ut 13db D layer absorption
1438ut C4.07 solar event level
1444ut C7.46 solar event level with a 19db D layer absorption
1445ut C8.18 solar event level
1447ut C9.46 solar event level, with a 22db D layer absorption
1448ut 23db D layer absorption level
1450ut M1.07 solar flare event, with a 23db D layer absorption level
1454ut M1.07 solar flare level with 23db D layer absorption
1455 still 23db D layer absorption level
1459ut C9.69 flare level D layer absorption still 23db
1456ut 24db D layer absorption
1500ut C9.32 solar event level
1503ut C8.73 solar event level 20db D layer absorption level
1509ut C6.45 solar event level 19db D layer absorption
1515ut 17db D layer absorption level
1519ut C4.68 solar event level with a 16db D layer absorption level
1529ut C3.6 solar even level
1530ut C3.4 solar event level
1532 C3.17 solar event level with a 12db absorption
1535ut C2.94 solar event level with a D layer absorption of 12db
1539ut C2.49 solar event level, with a D layer absorption level 11db
1555ut C1.62 solar event level 7db D layer absorption
1600ut C1.39 solar event level , 7db absorption level
1600ut END PRE NET TESTING

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

16 August 2022
*1*

16:20 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 131, A-index 6, K-index1

16:24 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity LOTS even a couple M class earlier , current event level seen @ 1617ut C1.19 absorption @ 5db

16:32 WW8II-BRUCE: Lightning today heavy Northern MN, East TN, eastern N.Y. SW GA, in the gulf @ Baton Rouge LA, and several hundred miles out in the Atlantic from N.Y. to Florida


16:52 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1640ut GOES 16 106nt, GOES 17 103nt

16:53 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1642ut 368KM/s, PHI 9, Density 1


CW Reports:
KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: WW8II 1640, KGØVL 1642, KØAWU 1644, K5HFG 1646, WY3T 1648, W4DEX 1650

16:42 K0AWU-BILL: WW8II -- Nothing heard or detected between QRN crashes - Static crashes much too frequent for a valid report

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

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

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

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

16:44 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II: no copy

16:44 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START 0, det, 3dbt, 4db, 10db at 1 min 12db, 10db, 12db, 12db, at END 13db -- AGC was fast enough for this data to be valid

16:44 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW no heard, 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: 419-519 weak, but stayed above water for the duration.

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

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

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: K5HFG start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0 extra QRN to the SW direction solid S5 12 db higher than normal looks like the trash from the 950 khz AM BCS

16:48 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from K5HFG

16:49 K0AWU-BILL: K5HFG -- Nothing heard or detected between crashes with SpecLab

16:49 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW not heard, weak visual detection

16:50 KG0VL-JEFF: WY3T no copy

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

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: WY3T start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:50 WA4LDU-JOE: WY3T cw no copy - very slight visual detect in spec lab second minute only

16:52 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start 0, 0, 0, briefly 3db, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

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

16:52 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from W4DEX

16:52: *** K0AWU is now offline ***

16:52 KP2AE-JOE: no dx herd w4dex 579-419 sw 539 gw louzy day for locals

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

16:53 K5HFG-DON: NO signals detected here today. CW S6 -100 dBm

16:53 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 439 with QSB dips

16:53 WY3T-TIM: No stations received today here, 73s to all

Received at W4DEX:


SSB Reports:
16:34 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX SSB can sometimes hear but no copy

16:34 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB nice S5 peaks with QSB into the noise

16:34 WY3T-TIM: No SSB heard here

16:35 WW8II-BRUCE: I also NO SSB heard any direction today

16:36 W4DEX-DEX: WA4LDU SSB heard, no copy

16:38 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU 51 SSB

16:38 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL 52 to 51 when NOT QRN on SSB

16:39 WW8II-BRUCE: again I have antenna aimed to the NW and did not hear any SSB

16:54 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB still nice S5 peaks with deep QSB





16 August 2022
(Addendum)

6 sec 1kw carrier with ID every 1 minute transmitted by WW8II and received by W4DEX a 510-mile path. Pre net start time 1521ut End time 1618ut.

1520ut Magnetometers GOES 16 105nt, GOES 17, 96.9nt
1618ut Magnetometers GOES 16 109nt, GOES 17, 102nt
1520ut Solar wind 377Km/s, PHI 31, Density 3.16p/cm3
1619ut Solar wind 379Km/s, PHI 41, Density 3.48p/cm3
1515ut C1.56 solar event level with a D layer absorption of 7db

1521ut START PRENET TEST
1526ut C1.47 solar event level
1531 D layer absorption 7db
1534ut 7db absorption
1535ut C1.49 solar event level
1542ut C1.49 solar event level
1543ut 6db absorption level
1548 C1.37 solar event level, 6db D layer absorption level
1553ut C1.26 event level
1556ut C1.22 solar event level
1600ut 5db D layer absorption
1602ut C1.18 solar event level, with a 5db D layer absorption
1608ut 5db absorption level
1609ut C1.11 solar even level
1612ut 5db absorption
1617ut C1.19 solar event level
1618ut STOPPED PRENET TEST

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1620ut C1.12 solar event level
1636ut B9.86 solar event level
1644ut C1.07 solar event level
1650ut C1.08 solar event level




1700ut START POSTNET TEST
1700ut B8.37 solar event level 4db absorption
1704ut B9.82 solar event level, 4db absorption
1706ut C1.04 solar event level , 5db absorption
1708ut B8.9 solar event level, 4db absorption
1712ut B8.16 solar event level, 3db absorption
1715ut B8.17 solar event level, 3db absorption
1717ut B7.97 solar event level, 3 to 3.5 db absorption
1720ut B9.28 solar event level, 4db absorption
1722ut B8.62 solar event level, 4db absorption
1729ut B7.17 solar event level, 2.5db absorption
1733ut B7.15 solar event level, 2db absorption
1736ut B6.91 solar event level, 2db absorption
1737ut STOPPED POSTNET TESTING
1738ut B6.95 solar event level, 2db absorption

1700ut Magnetometers GOES 16, 107nt, GOES 17 103nt
1738ut Magnetometers GOES 16, 107nt , GOES 17, 105nt
1700ut solar wind 363km/s, PHI 34, Density 3.16p/cm3
1737ut Solar wind 371km/s, PHI 329, Density 3.61p/cm3

Post net start time 1700ut End time 1737ut
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Monday, August 15, 2022

15 August 2022
*1*

16:34 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 126, A-index 7, K-index 2

16:36 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity LOTS of it 1406ut M1.02 and then again @ 1606 ut another slight increase to C2.2 and an absorption of 10db

16:38 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1635ut GOES 16 101nt , GOES 17 94.6nt


16:49 WW8II-BRUCE: 1636ut Solar wind 430 km/s PHI 136, Density 1.71p/cm3

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: D layer absorption @ 1645 was 6db

16:52 WW8II-BRUCE: @1643 the solar event began to rise again C1.41 and the D layer absorption went to 6d

16:55 WW8II-BRUCE: The flare is going up right now C5.93 and climbing

16:58 WW8II-BRUCE: flare now peaked @C6.48 @1651ut



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 0

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

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, visual peak about 5 dB S/N

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

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

16:44 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START 0, 0, 0, 0, at 1 min 0, 0-det, 0-det, det, 0-5db at END

16:44 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WW8II

16:45 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, questionable visual peak around middle of transmission

16:45 WY3T-TIM: K0AWU cw no copy/detect

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

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

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: copied around 50% of transmission, very weak, right at or just above the noise level.

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

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

16:48 W4DEX-DEX: K5HFG no signal detected

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: K5HFG start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:49 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from K5HFG

16:49 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW no signal detected

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: WY3T start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:50 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WY3T

16:51 K0AWU-BILL: WY3T -- -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:52 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

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

16:52 KP2AE-JOE: w4dex 559-419 only gw no ski wave sig real poor day for dx and locals

16:52 K5HFG-DON: NO signals detected here today. CW noise S6-7 Steady crackle

16:52 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from W4DEX

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

16:54 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

Received at W4DEX:



SSB Reports:
16:32 KP2AE-JOE: w4dex SSB, only hear  low antenna, no sky wave sig today

16:35 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB barely detectable

16:36 W4DEX-DEX: WA1AC SSB weak Q3 to Q4 copy







15 August 2022
(Addendum)

ATTACHED GRAPHS ARE THE PRE-NET AND THEN THE POST-NET.   I, WW8II, RAN A 6-SECOND CARRIER WITH ID EVERY 1 MINUTE START TIME 1520UT STOP TIME 1630UT..
 
THE POST NET WAS START 1700UT END 1800UT WE WERE TRACKING SIGNAL LEVELS VS ACTIVE SOLAR EVENTS SIGNALS WERE BEING RECEIVED @W4DEX RECEIVING STATION.


RAW DATA TO GO WITH THIS DATA
1433UT TO 1435UT RECEIVED BY W4DEX


1531UT D LAYER ABSORPTION 8db
1535ut C1.66 Absorption 7db
1544ut C1.35 absorption 6db
1550ut absorption 5.5db
1551UT C1.27 event level
1555 W4DEX reports a BIG NOISE SPIKE
1557ut 6db absorption
1600ut C1.7 event level
1603ut 8db absorption with a C1.95 event\1606ut C2.2 event
1610ut absorption now 10db
1612ut C2.3 event level
1614ut C2.13 event level
1616ut 9db Absorption
1620ut C1.68 event level
1626ut C1.46 event level
1643ut C1.41 event level
1648ut C5.93 event level
1651ut C6.48 event level
1655ut M2.43 event level 1658ut C9.96 event level
1655 MAX D LAYER ABSORPTION LEVEL 33db


1700ut POST NET START
1700ut D layer Absorption level 20db
1703ut C3.66 event level
1705ut C3.02 event level
1706ut C2.77 event level
1707ut D layer absorption 7db
1708 C2.38 event level
1711ut C1.99 event level
1715ut C1.68 event level
1717 D layer absorption 7db
1720 C1.59 event level
1721ut C1.57 event level
1722 D layer absorption 7db
1729 C1.54 event level
1729 D layer absorption 6.5db
1730ut C1.59 event level
1732ut C4.26 event level
1733ut C7.66 event level
1734ut C9.67 event level
1735ut C9.97 event level
1742ut C5.18 event level
1742UT C5.18 event level with a D LAYER ABSORPTION OF 17DB
1745ut C3.86 event level
1746 D layer absorption 14db
1748ut C2.88 event level with a D layer absorption of 12db
1750ut D layer absorption 11db
1751ut C2.17 event level
1759ut C1.21 event level, with a D layer absorption level of 5.5db
1700UT STOP TRANSMITTING
1804 C1.21 event level
1817ut B8.92 event level






Sunday, August 14, 2022

14 August 2022
*1*

16:23 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 124, A-index 10, K-index 2

16:24 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1600ut GOES 16 108nt, GOES 17 97.6nt

16:25 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1617ut 472 km/s, PHI 164, Density 6.58p/cm3

16:29 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar event activity current @1617ut B7.1 with a 2db D layer absorption

16:35 WW8II-BRUCE: Lightning today in the Gulf coast of Florida and out in the Atlantic NW and SW of Bermuda

16:39 WW8II-BRUCE: 1628 solar activity B5.81 D absorption 3db

16:49 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @ 1640ut GOES 16 107nt, GOES 17 99.8nt

16:49 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1637ut 478km/s, PHI 145, Density 6.65p/cm3

CW Reports:
KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: WW8II 1640, KGØVL 1642, KØAWU 1644, W4DEX 1646

16:42 K0AWU-BILL: WW8II -- START 0, 0, 0, 0, at 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, at END 0db

16:42 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WW8II

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, visual peaks about 5 dB over noise

16:43 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0 ,EOT 0

16:43 WW8II-BRUCE: NO have heavy QRN

16:44 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START 0, det, 0-2, 0-1, at 1 min det, det-0, det, det, at END 0-det --- ARGH

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: NOTHING from KG0VL

16:44 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VLCW not heard, fair visual peak at eot

16:45 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0 QRN must be local

16:45 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW no signal detected

16:47 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: copied several characters final ten seconds near the noise level, very weak.

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

16:48 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:48 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from W4DEX

Received at W4DEX:



SSB Reports:
16:32 WW8II-BRUCE: I called on SSB

16:33 WW8II-BRUCE: I am now listening top the NW for any SSB

16:35 W4DEX-DEX: Made several long SSB calls, no SSB heard

16:36 KG0VL-JEFF: Called KØAWU several times on SSB, no reply.

16:36 K0AWU-BILL: Nothing heard Jeff

16:36 WW8II-BRUCE: so far NO SSB heard here in any direction moderate noise signature today




Saturday, August 13, 2022

13 August 2022
*1*

Solar wind
speed: 511.4 km/sec
density: 7.83 protons/cm3

X-ray Solar Flares
6-hr max: C6 1300 UT Aug13
24-hr: C6 0731 UT Aug13

Sunspot number: 97

10.7 cm flux: 120 sfu

Planetary K-index
Now: Kp= 3 quiet
24-hr max: Kp= 3 quiet

CW Reports:
KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: KGØVL 1640, KØAWU 1642, K5HFG 1644, WY3T 1646, W4DEX 1648

16:42 WY3T-TIM: KG0VL cw no copy/detect

16:42 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL-- START 0, det?, det?, det, at 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, at END 0 ___ OUCH!!!!!!! ______

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, several visual dashes detected

16:44 WY3T-TIM: K0AWU cw no copy/detect

16:44 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW no signal detected

16:45 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: Nothing heard whatsoever! I would like to think Bill did not TX? Conditions worse than mid-June.

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

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from K5HFG

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

16:46 K0AWU-BILL: K5HFG -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:47 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW not heard, weak visual detection

16:48 K0AWU-BILL: WY3T -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:50 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:50 KP2AE-JOE: w4dex 579-519 no qrn but louzy local prop

16:50 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw no copy/detect

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

16:50 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from W4DEX

Received at W4DEX:

SSB Reports:
16:31 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB S7 peaks with QSB into noise





Friday, August 12, 2022

12 August 2022
*1*

Solar Wind Speed: 581 km/sec
Solar Wind Magnetic Fields: Bt 4 nT, Bz 0 nT
Noon 10.7cm Radio Flux: 115 sfu

Density: 0.41 protons/cm3
Sunspot number: 58

Planetary K-index
Now: Kp= 2 quiet
24-hr max: Kp= 4 unsettle


X-ray Solar Flares
6-hr max: C1 1632 UT Aug12
24-hr: C2 1020 UT Aug12



CW Reports:
KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: KGØVL 1640, KØAWU 1642, WY3T 1644, W4DEX 1646

16:42 WY3T-TIM: KG0VL cw no copy/detect

16:42 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL -- Start -- det, det, det, 2db, at 1 min 4db, 0, det, det - 0, at END 3-4db

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW no signal detected, moderate QRN

16:44 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW no signal detected

16:44 WY3T-TIM: K0AWU cw no copy/detect

16:44 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: about 50% coherent copy, very weak 319-419

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WY3T

16:46 K0AWU-BILL: WY3T -- nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:54 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW not heard, faint visual first 15 seconds of transmission

16:47 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:48 KP2AE-JOE: w4dex 579-519 much qrn louzy day for locals

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

16:48 KG0VL-JEFF: Nothing heard from W4DEX

Received at W4DEX:


SSB Reports:
16:39 KG0VL-JEFF: Called you twice on SSB Bill, no reply.

16:39 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB weak, poor copy




Thursday, August 11, 2022

11 August 2022
*1*

16:20 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 109 A-index 11 K -index 4

16:21 WW8II-BRUCE: The K index just went to 4 @ 1605ut

16:21 WW8II-BRUCE: Local WX 75deg 53% humidity wind E @ 3mph

16:24 WW8II-BRUCE: Lightning today, South Central MN. , North Central Iowa, in the Gulf from Houston to Baton Rouge LA and southern Mississippi, North Florida and S.E. South Carolina

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: The flare was C1.23 @ 1623 short duration slight 1db or less absorption

16:51 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1640ut GOES 16 116, GOES 17, 97.1

16:52 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1641ut 559 km/s, PHI 30, Density 10.5p/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 KW4DE-DARRELL: WW8II cw nothing heard today

16:42 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WW8II

16:43 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW (no report due to operator error)

16:43 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:44 KW4DE-DARRELL: KG0VL cw nothing heard today

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

16:44 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW (no report due to operator error)

16:45 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 W4DEX-DEX: K5HFG CW (no report due to operator error)

16:47 KW4DE-DARRELL: K5HFG cw no copy today---increasing lighting static

16:47 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW keying heard, no copy

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

16:48 KW4DE-DARRELL: WY3T cw no copy today

16:48 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WY3T

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0 elevated noise floor and I am on the SAL antenna

16:50 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw 1, 0, 1, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1 db > nf at eot

16:50 KP2AE-JOE: w4dex 599+10 at times so not to bad day for locals some qrn

16:50 KG0VL-JEFF: Nothing heard from W4DEX

16:50 KW4DE-DARRELL: W4DEX cw 599 qsb with pulsing qsb at 1 sec intervals noted, areo ??,

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


SSB Reports:
16:31 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB S3 peaks, Q4 copy

16:33 WW8II-BRUCE: I have been listening all directions, NO SSB heard here

16:33 WY3T-TIM: Hearing no SSB here

16:37 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB peaking S5 with QSB into noise, KW4DE the usual S9+