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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

19 June 2025
*2*

16:25 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 193, A-index 10, K-index 2

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometwers @ 1640 GOES 16 113, GOES 18, 98.5nt

16:53 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @ 1644ut 540km/s, PHI 121, Density 3.10p/cm3

(1535 UTC image.  No image avail between 1535 to 1800 UTC)


CW Reports:

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

16:42 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX 0, 0, det, det, 1 min det-2db, 3db, det, 0, EOT 2db?

16:42 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:42 K5HFG-DON: W4DEX no detect

16:42 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX: broken visual detection, stronger second minute.

16:44 WA1AC-CLINT: W4DEX CW S zero to S3 Q5 copy

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

16:44 K0AWU-BILL: K5HFG -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: K5HFG no signal detected

16:45 KG0VL-JEFF: K5HFG: no signal detected.

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

16:46 K5HFG-DON: K0AWU no detect

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

16:47 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START 5db, 5-7db, 10-11db, 12db, at 1 MIN 12db, 10-12db, 10-12db, 10-12db, at END 10-12db

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL det, 3db, det, 4db, 1min 3-0-3, det, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:48 K5HFG-DON: KG0VL no detect

16:48 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW no signal detected

16:48 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: weak CW heard near EOT. Good visual detection with peaks around 16db above the noise.

16:50 K0AWU-BILL: WW8II START 0, 0, 0, 0, at 1 MIN 0db, 0, 0, 0, at END 0db 

16:50 K5HFG-DON: WW8II no detect

16:50 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, near 10 dB visual peaks on vertical rx wire, fades to noise floor

16:51 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II: no CW heard, good visual detection that peaked around 14db

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SSB Reports:
16:37 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB detectable, no copy

16:37 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB 53 with several 55 skywave peaks

16:56 W4DEX-DEX: WA1AC SSB poor copy but had quick 43 skywave peaks

16:39 WW8II-BRUCE: NO SSB detected here today

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 19 June 2024

WW8II Pre-Net Test

WW8II-BRUCE: 5 minute 1KW CW key down @ 1610-1615ut

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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

18 June 2024
*2*

16:22 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 189, A-index 11, K-index 3

16:58 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @ 1640ut GOES 16, 111, GOES 18 101nt

16:59 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @ 1647ut 563km/s, PHI 1784, Density 1.45p/cm3


19gev_20240618_15342024/06/18 15:34:0015:46:0015:41:00C5.5S11W68 ( 3711 )
20gev_20240618_15492024/06/18 15:49:0016:03:0015:56:00C2.8S22W18 ( 3712 )


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

16:41 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw no copy/detect

16:42 K5HFG-DON: W4DEX no detect

16:42 KW4DE-DARRELL: W4DEX cw 599, light qsb no problem

16:42 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX 0, det, 0, 0, 1 min det to 3db,det, 2db, EOT 0

16:42 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX: weak visual detection near start of test. High QRN level

16:42 KP2AE-JOE: w4dex 559 some qsb not much SW poor day for locals

16:44 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW no signal detected

16:44 KG0VL-JEFF: WY3T: no signal detected

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: WY3T 0, 0, 0, 0, 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:44 K5HFG-DON: WY3T no detect

16:44 KW4DE-DARRELL: WY3T cw not heard today

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

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

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

16:46 KW4DE-DARRELL: K5HFG cw not heard today

16:48 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW brief weak visual on loop, not detected on vertical rx wire

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU det, 4db, 3-4db, 0, 1 min 3db, 5db, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:48 KW4DE-DARRELL: KG0VL cw not heard

16:48 WY3T-TIM: KG0VL cw no copy/detect

16:48 K5HFG-DON: KG0VL no detect

16:48 KG0VL-JEFF: K5HFG: no signall detected

16:49 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX CW 40db over noise

16:50 WY3T-TIM: WW8II cw no copy/detect

16:50 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II Not heard, good visual at start of 1650 transmission, then covered by SSB QRM

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL det,?? det,?? 0, 0, 1min 0, det??, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:50 KW4DE-DARRELL: WW8II cw not heard

16:50 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II: no signal detected

16:50 K5HFG-DON: WW8II no detect

16:51 WA4LDU-JOE: WY3T cw barely visual detection first minute in ARGO    
No other cw detected today
 
16:53 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II: good visual detection, strong static crashes

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SSB Reports:
    Sporadic skywave to at least 150 miles observed

16:32 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX S4 over an S3 noise level

16:33 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB detectable, no copy

16:33 WA4LDU-JOE: KW4DE S5 over S3 noise level

16:34 WA4LDU-JOE: WA1AC barely readable in and out of noise

16:34 W4DEX-DEX: WA1AC SSB 53 copy

16:35 WY3T-TIM: no SSB here

16:36 WW8II-BRUCE: NO SSB detected here

16:36 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB 42 copy

16:36 WA1AC-CLINT: W4DEX SSB 55

16:36 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO had brief copy on WA4LDU

16:38 KW4DE-DARRELL: W4LDU, WA1AC, KP2AE, K4CSO, all ssb copied 40% or better, erratic skywave

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Monday, June 17, 2024

17 June 2024
*2*

16:55 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @ 1650utc GOES 16, 105nt, GOES 18, 106nt

16:55 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar Wind @ 1644utc 467km/s, PHI 141, Density 6.58p/cm3


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

16:41 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX 0, det, det??, 0, 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:41 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw no copy/detect

16:42 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:42 K5HFG-DON: W4DEX no detect

16:42 WW8II-BRUCE: I am getting 2-3 S unit lightning pops

16:42 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 429 with a couple short fades to noise

16:44 K0AWU-BILL: WY3T -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:44 K5HFG-DON: WY3T no detect

16:44 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX: good visual detection, high QRN from Thunderstorms

16:44 WA4LDU-JOE: WY3T cw 229 with a couple fades to noise

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: WY3T 0, 0, 0, 0, 1min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:44 KG0VL-JEFF: WY3T: no signal detected

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

16:46 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW not heard, no visual carrier but appears to be some weak keying detected

16:46 KG0VL-JEFF: K5HFG: no signal detected

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

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

16:47 WA4LDU-JOE: K5HFG cw no detect

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU 0, det??, 0, 0, 1 min Det?, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:48 WY3T-TIM: K0AWU cw no copy/detect

16:48 WA4LDU-JOE: K0AWU cw no detect

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

16:48 K5HFG-DON: K0AWU no detect

16:48 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW no signal detected

16:50 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START 10db, 10db, 7-10, 8db, at 1 MIN 5-9db, 5db, 0-det, 0-8db, at END 5-9db

16:50 WA4LDU-JOE: KG0VL cw no detect

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL 2db, 2db, 3-4db, 10db,1 min 4db, 5db, 6-7db, det, EOT 6-8db

16:50 WY3T-TIM: KG0VL cw no copy/detect

16:50 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, bright visual peaking about 10 dB over noise, deep fade during last minute on both rx antennas

16:50 K5HFG-DON: KG0VL no detect

16:50 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: weak CW heard, good visual detection. Peaks appear to be around 16db in static crashes

16:52 K0AWU-BILL: WW8II START det,det, 0-det, det, at 1 MIN 0-det, det, 0-det, det, at END det

16:52 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, weak visual detection, slightly better on vertical rx wire than on loop

16:52 WA4LDU-JOE: WW8II cw no detect

16:53 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II: no CW heard, good visual detection with strong static crashes

16:53 WY3T-TIM: WW8IIcw no copy/detect

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SSB Reports:
16:35 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB 53 groundwave and 55 skywave peaks

16:38 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX ssb barely detectable

16:30 WY3T-TIM: no SSB here

16:34 WW8II-BRUCE: NO SSB detected

16:55 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO herd WA4LDU SSB briefly via skywave

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Sunday, June 16, 2024

16 June 2024
*1*

Solar Wind Speed: 444 km/sec
Solar Wind Magnetic Fields: Bt 9 nT, Bz -8 nT
Noon 10.7cm Radio Flux: 171 sfu


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

16:42 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:43 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX: faint and broken visual trace first minute. Static crashes

16:44 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: weak CW heard first minute. Peaks around 20db above the noise in static crashes

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

16:46 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START 8db, 3-10db, 10-13db, 3-13db, at 1 MIN 12-14db, 10-13db, 9-13db, 10-11db, at END 5-10db

16:46 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW no signal detected

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SSB Reports:
16:33 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB 42 copy

16:48 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB 55 skywave peak

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Saturday, June 15, 2024

15 June 2024
*2*

16:25 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 169, A-index 6, K-index 5

16:50 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @ 1640utc GOES 16 110nt, GOES 18 83.5nt

16:53 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @ 1644utc 466KM/s, PHI 318, Density 0.55p/cm3



19gev_20240615_15082024/06/15 15:08:0015:40:0015:31:00C5.0S25E19 ( 3712 )
20gev_20240615_16262024/06/15 16:26:0016:37:0016:32:00C2.9S24E18 ( 3712 )

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

16:42 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:42 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX 0,det, det ?,0, 1 min 0, det?, 0, 0, EOT 0 sig was much better @ 1620ut

16:43 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX: fair visual detection with high QRN

16:43 K5HFG-DON: W4DEX no detect

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

16:44 K0AWU-BILL: K5HFG -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: K5HFG 0, 0, 0, 0, 1 min solid 2-3db , 0, 2db, 0, EOT 0

16:45 KG0VL-JEFF: K5HFG: no signal detected

16:46 K5HFG-DON: K0AWU no detect

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

16:47 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW no signal detected, slight noise floor increase

16:48 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START det, det-5db, 0-3db, 3-10db, at 1 MIN 3-10db, det-7db, 0-5db, det-5db, at END 1-5db

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL 0, 0, ??det??, 3-6db, 1 min 6db, 9db, 7-8db, 4-0, EOT det-5db

16:48 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, weak visual on both rx antennas

16:48 K5HFG-DON: KG0VL no detect

16:50 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: fair visual detection with QSB. Unknown accurate signal level due to thunderstorms

16:50 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW not heard, weak visual detection, higher peak on vertical rx wire. more consistent on loop

16:50 K5HFG-DON: WW8II no detect

16:50 K0AWU-BILL: WW8II START 0, 0, 0, 0, at 1 MIN 0, 0, 0, 0-det, at END 0-det

16:51 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II: good visual detection full period

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SSB Reports:
16:31 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB 42 copy

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Thursday, June 13, 2024

13 June 2024
*1*

16:21 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar flux 165, A-index 5, K-index 1

16:48 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @ 1640ut GOES 16, 110nt , GOES 18, 102nt

16:49 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @ 1639ut 321km/s, PHI 55, Density 2.10p/cm3


18gev_20240613_14552024/06/13 14:55:0015:40:2115:23:00C6.7S24E47 ( 3712 )
19gev_20240613_15522024/06/13 15:52:0016:16:1915:57:00C4.7S15E60 ( 3713 )
20gev_20240613_16342024/06/13 16:34:0016:55:0016:45:00M3.2S16E59 ( 3713 )


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

16:42 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX 0, 0, det?, 0, 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

16:42 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

16:42 WW8II-BRUCE: The sun is checking in

16:42 KP2AE-JOE: w4dex 559 no SW real louzy for locals

16:42 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX: no signal detected

16:43 WA1AC-CLINT: W4DEX CW 51

16:44 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: very faint visual detection. <5db

16:44 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU 0, 0, 0, 0, 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

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

16:46 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START det, det-2db, 1-2db, 0-det, at 1 MIN det-2db, 0-2db, 0-2db, 0-2db, at END det-2db

16:46 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW no signal detected

16:47 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL 0, 0, 0, 0, 1 min 0, 0,0, 0, EOT 0 possible detect a couple times not sure could have been noise

16:48 K0AWU-BILL: WW8II START 0, 0, 0, 0, at 1 MIN 0, 0, 0, 0, at END 0db

16:48 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW no signal detected

16:49 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II: fair visual detection, peaks around 6db with QSB

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SSB Reports:
16:33 W4DEX-DEX: KP2AE SSB barely detectable

16:33 W4DEX-DEX: WA1AC SSB 32 copy

16:33 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB 53

16:34 KP2AE-JOE: w4dex 52 on ssb just dect wa1ac and k4cso

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