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Monday, September 26, 2022

  • 26 September 2022
  • *?*

    Solar Wind Speed: 292 km/sec
    Solar Wind Magnetic Fields: Bt 5 nT, Bz 1 nT
    Noon 10.7cm Radio Flux: 135 sfu

  • GOES-
    16
     LATEST X-RAY EVENT 1-8Å
    Current26 Sep 2022 16:48:00 GMTC1.1Ratio 
    0.026
    Beginning26 Sep 2022 15:37:00 GMTB9.5 
    Maximum26 Sep 2022 15:45:00 GMTC2.9Integrated flux: 
    1.4e-3
     J m-2
    End26 Sep 2022 15:50:00 GMTC1.8 

  • CW Reports:
  • W4DEX-DEX: 2 min CW K5HFG 1640, W4DEX 1642
    16:44 WA4LDU-JOE: K5HFG cw no detect

    16:44 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 539

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

    16:44 K5HFG-DON: W4DEX NO signals detected today.

    16:44 KP2AE-JOE: w4dex 579 not much qsb fair day for locals, no dx

  • Received at W4DEX:

  • SSB Reports:
  • 16:29 WA4LDU-JOE: I hear W4DEX SSB in the noise - no copy

    16:30 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB peaking S5 with the usual QSB close to the noise

    16:34 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE calling WA4LDU

    16:35 WA4LDU-JOE: no copy KP2AE - occasional hear W4DEX in the noise but no copy

  • 16:37 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB S3




Sunday, September 25, 2022

25 September 2022
*?*

Solar Wind Speed: 307 km/sec
Solar Wind Magnetic Fields: Bt 6 nT, Bz 1 nT
Noon 10.7cm Radio Flux: 147 sfu

GOES-
16
 LATEST X-RAY EVENT 1-8Å
Current25 Sep 2022 16:46:00 GMTC1.0Ratio 
0.021
Beginning25 Sep 2022 09:25:00 GMTB7.8 
Maximum25 Sep 2022 09:29:00 GMTC1.1Integrated flux: 
5.7e-4
 J m-2
End25 Sep 2022 09:34:00 GMTB8.6 




CW Reports:

W4DEX-DEX: CW Test: K0AWU 1640, W4DEX 1642

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW not heard, no signal detected

16:44 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX --- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab 

Received at W4DEX:

SSB Reports:
(None)







Saturday, September 24, 2022

24 September 2022
*1*

Solar Wind Speed: 446 km/sec
Solar Wind Magnetic Fields: Bt 5 nT, Bz -5 nT
Noon 10.7cm Radio Flux: 146 sfu

GOES-
16
 LATEST X-RAY EVENT 1-8Å
Current24 Sep 2022 16:50:00 GMTC2.9Ratio 
0.052
Beginning24 Sep 2022 15:53:00 GMTC1.7 
Maximum24 Sep 2022 16:07:00 GMTC7.2Integrated flux: 
6.5e-3
 J m-2
End24 Sep 2022 16:16:00 GMTC3.9 


CW Reports:
KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: KGØVL 1640, KØAWU 1642, W4DEX 1644
16:42 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL -- START 0, 0, brief det, det, 50% det, 1-3db, 50% det, 3db, END 3-8db

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, weak visual detection

16:43 WA4LDU-JOE: KG0VL cw no detect

16:44 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: 319-419 weak, but was able to copy entire transmission.

16:45 WA4LDU-JOE: K0AWU cw no detect

16:46 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 449

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from W4DEX

16:46 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Not heard or detected with SpecLab

Received at W4DEX:


SSB Reports:
16:31 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX SSB, I can barely hear in the noise

16:37 KG0VL-JEFF: Called KØAWU several times on SSB, no reply.

16:39 K0AWU-BILL:  nothing heard

16:35 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB S1, about 50% copy

16:40 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX SSB, often detected in the noise but no copy

16:49 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB now peaking S5




Friday, September 23, 2022

23 September 2022
*1*
Solar Wind Speed: 446 km/sec
Solar Wind Magnetic Fields: Bt 8 nT, Bz -5 nT
Noon 10.7cm Radio Flux: 146 sfu

GOES-16 LATEST X-RAY EVENT 1-8Å
Current 23 Sep 2022 21:28:00 GMT C1.7 Ratio 0.027
Beginning 23 Sep 2022 17:48:00 GMT C3.2
Maximum 23 Sep 2022 18:10:00 GMT M1.7
Integrated flux: 3.8e-2 J m-2
End 23 Sep 2022 18:41:00 GMT C9.9


16:30 KG0VL-JEFF: Looks like a hefty absorption rate, now >13db

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

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, weak but positive visual dashes

16:43 WA4LDU-JOE: KG0VL cw no detect

16:44 KG0VL-JEFF: Nothing heard from K5HFG

16:47 W4DEX-DEX: K5HFG CW not heard, one questionable dash seen

16:44 WA4LDU-JOE: K5HFG cw no detect

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from W4DEX

16:46 KP2AE-JOE: w4dex 579-529 some qsb poor day for locals no dx

16:46 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 429

16:46 K5HFG-DON: NO signals detected here today.

Received at W4DEX:

SSB Reports:
16:31 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB S2 peaks, fades into noise

16:35 WA4LDU-JOE: barely detect W4DEX SSB in the noise-no copy






Thursday, September 22, 2022

22 September 2022
*1*

Solar Wind Speed: 381 km/sec

Solar Wind Magnetic Fields: Bt 1 nT, Bz -1 nT

Noon 10.7cm Radio Flux: 137 sfu


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

16:41 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, visual peak 8 dB over noise

16:42 WA4LDU-JOE: KG0VL cw no detect

16:44 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from K5HFG

16:44 WA4LDU-JOE: K5HFG cw no detect

16:45 KP2AE-JOE: w4dex 589-539 some qsb fair day for locals

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from W4DEX

16:46 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX CW 569

16:46 K5HFG-DON: NO signals detected here today.

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

Received at W4DEX:

SSB Reports:
16:36 WA4LDU-JOE: I am not hearing anything here at all

16:36 W4DEX-DEX: WA1AC SSB not S9 calling WA4LDU

16:37 W4DEX-DEX: WA1AC SSB NOW S9 calling WA4LDU

16:38 W4DEX-DEX: WA4LDU SSB S2

16:39 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX s4

16:49 WA4LDU-JOE: QSB, W4DEX SSB up and down...copied KP2AE one time for short while



 21 September 2022





20 September 2022


16:23 WW8II-BRUCE: Lightning seen today heavy over Lake Michigan approaching the Michigan west shore , Out in the Atlantic off the coast of DEL., and DC several hundred miles out also in the Atlantic scattered off the Florida east coast

16:29 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity still a large coronal hole in the center of the sun and spot 3102 is active, had a C7.75 @1506ut and a M1.0 @ 1122ut . A 5 db D layer absorption in progress

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1640 UT GOES 16 114nt, GOES 17, 106nt

16:49 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1643ut 471 km/s, PHI 314, Density 8.24p/cm3

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

16:42 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WW8II

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

SSB Reports:
None



19 September 2022
*1*

16:20 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 136, A-index 11, K-index 3

16:25 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity today so far not a lot some action in event area 3102 and there is a LARGE CORONAL HOLE in the center of the sun currently C 1. Level with 5-6 db of D layer absorption in progress

16:45 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1632ut 497 km/s, PHI 296, Density 7.62p/cm3

16:46 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1640ut GOES 16, 98.5nt, GOES17 , 97.8nt


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

16:42 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II: nothing heard

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL start 0, 2db, 2db, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, ?? det EOT 3-4db


18 September 2022
*1*

16:19 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 132, A-index 5, K-index 3

16:24 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity there is some activity going on in event area 3102 currently a steady C3.2+ level creating a 12-13 db D layer absorption

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

16:38 WW8II-BRUCE: RR

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

16:42 KG0VL-JEFF: No copy from WW8II

16:43 N8SOB-SHAUN: WW8II great copy here, 58

16:43 N8SOB-SHAUN: WW8II 589 72 mile path

16:44 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START 18db,18db, 12db, 5-7db, at 1 min 11db, 12-14db, 6-9db, 0, at END 0db

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL start 0, ??5db, 6db , 7db, 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

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

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: no copy first 26 seconds. Peaked about 419 at one minute and down to near noise level time remaining.

16:46 WW8II-BRUCE: Jeff if you can do another quick 1 min transmission

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: OK 1 minute at 1648

16:49 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL start 5db, 3db, 2db,0, 1min 2-3db

SSB Reports:
16:34 WW8II-BRUCE: OK I will call on SSB see if anyone hears me signal reports only

16:35 WW8II-BRUCE: NO reports heard, I am aimed NW

16:35 K0AWU-BILL: No SSB here

16:36 KG0VL-JEFF: Nothing heard here Bruce

16:38 N8SOB-SHAUN: WW8II SSB 57 at 72 mile path

Saturday, September 17, 2022

17 September 2022
*1*

16:21 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 131, A-index 4, K-index 2

16:29 WW8II-BRUCE: lightning seen today N.W. Missouri, SE Nebraska, Northern Wisconsin, S.E. Iowa, the Atlantic coasts of S.C. and N.C., also the S.E part of the gulf and the lower half of Florida in the Atlantic

16:31 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity event (309 is still active but getting ready to rotate to the back side of the sun there was a M1.1 @ 1319 ut and again @ 1339ut a M1.9 currently there is a 7-8 db D layer absorption


16:49 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1640ut GOES 16, 124nt, GOES 17 118nt

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @ 1642ut 369 km/s, PHI 321, Density 6.43p/cm3

CW Reports:
WW8II-BRUCE: 2 min CW TEST WW8II 1640, K0AWU 1642, K5HFG 1644, W4DEX 1646

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, visual peaked about 8 dB over noise

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

16:43 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:43 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW no signal detected

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

16:46 WW8II-BRUCE: K5HFG start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0 10db + increase noise to the SW direction

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

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

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0 6db increase in noise floor in the SE direction

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

Received at W4DEX:


SSB Reprots:
16:36 W4DEX-DEX: No SSB heard after multiple calls




Friday, September 16, 2022

16 September 2022
(Addendum)

PRE NET TESTING
Start 1508ut,  End 1604ut

WW8II transmits a 6 sec. 1kw CW carrier every 1 minute

W4DEX receives and records the signals, a 510-mile path

The Flare activity started 1549 C1.18 Peaked @ 1559ut M6.2 caused a 35+db D layer absorption event with a polar cap event also










16 September 2022
*1*

16:22 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 140, A-index 6, K-index 1

16:23 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity lots last a M6.2 peaked @ 1559UT currently 35+db D LAYER ABSORPTION AND ALSO A POLAR CAP EVENT IN ADDITION



16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1640ut GOES 16, 116nt, GOES 17, 110nt

16:49 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1642ut 332 km/s, PHI 22, Density 4.67p/cm3

16:51 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar activity @1642ut was C3.2 and D layer was still +25db absorption with polar cap

CW Reports:
WW8II-BRUCE: 2 minute CW TEST WW8II 1640, K0AWU 1642, K5HFG 1644, W4DEX 1646

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

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, visual peaked about 7 dB over noise

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU START 0, 0, 0, 0, 1MIN 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

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

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 extreame10db local noise SW direction

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

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

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0, 10db elevated noise floor SE direction also

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

16:49 WA4LDU-JOE: No detect cw WW8II, K0AWU, K5HFG

16:50 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 549 with minor QSB

Received at W4DEX:

SSB Reports:
16:34 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX SSB not heard

16:36 W4DEX-DEX: Have made multiple SSB calls....no one heard




Thursday, September 15, 2022

15 September 2022
(Addendum)
09-15-2022
PRE NET TESTING

Start 1504ut End 1600ut
1513ut Solar wind was 304 km/s, PHI 260, Density 6.94p/cm3
1600ut Solar wind was 320 km/s, PHI 320, Density 4.04p/cm3
1600ut there was a C1.54 minor flare







15 September 2022
*1*

16:21 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 144, A-index 9, K-index 1

16:24 WW8II-BRUCE: Lightning today only off the southern 1/3 Atlantic coast of Florida to several hundred miles out into the Atlantic

16:38 WW8II-BRUCE: Current solar activity C1.38 with a D layer absorption of 6db

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @1640ut GOES 16 121nt, GOES 17, 112nt

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @1642ut 328 km/s, PHI 286, Density 2.75p/cm3


CW Reports:
WW8II-BRUCE: 2 Minute CW Test WW8II 1640, K5HFG 1642, WY3T 1644, W4DEX 1646

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

16:42 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, visual peaked about 12 dB over noise

16:42 KW4DE-DARRELL: WW8II cw not 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 KW4DE-DARRELL: K5HFG cw not copied today

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

16:45 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW not heard, visual peaked about 10 dB over noise

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

16:46 KW4DE-DARRELL: WY3T cw no usable copy today

16:48 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 3 db > nf at eot

16:48 KW4DE-DARRELL: W4DEX cw 599, moderate qsb

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

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0 several 2-4 db visual peaks

16:51 WA4LDU-JOE: no detect cw WW8II, K5HFG, WY3T

16:52 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 539 with 4 strong QSB dips

Received at W4DEX:


SSB Reports:
16:39 WA4LDU-JOE: I gave a long call, hearing nothing

16:39 W4DEX-DEX: WA4LDU SSB not heard




14 September 2022
(Addendum)

PRE NET TESTING TODAY 09-14-2022

Start 1428ut end 1600ut

WW8II transmit a 6 second 1 kw CW carrier with ID every 1 minute

W4DEX receive the signals and record them, a 510-mile path