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Saturday, February 24, 2024

24 February 2024
*2*

Solar Wind Speed: 374 km/sec
Solar Wind Magnetic Fields: Bt 9 nT, Bz 1 nT
Noon 10.7cm Radio Flux: 173 sfu



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

17:12 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

17:12 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX CW 539 with strong QSB

17:13 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX: no CW heard, good visual detection. Like yesterday, very stable signal level across the period. Peaked 16db

17:14 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW no signal detected

17:14 WA4LDU-JOE: K0AWU cw no detect

17:16 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START 32db, 33db, 33db, 32db, at 1 MIN 32db, 32db, 29-31db, 27-29db, at END 24-26db

17:16 WA4LDU-JOE: KG0VL cw no detect

17:16 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, weak visual first 15 seconds, fade into the noise then up to about 15 dB over noise the last 30 seconds

17:16 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: 549-559 with fast QSB. Peaked close to 45db above the noise level.

Received at W4DEX:


Received at KGØVL:


SSB Reports:
17:03 W4DEX-DEX: WA4LDU SSB barely detectable

17:05 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX ssb barely above the noise

17:05 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB 55 skywave peaks

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Friday, February 23, 2024

23 February 2024
*2*

Solar Wind Speed: 340 km/sec
Solar Wind Magnetic Fields: Bt 5 nT, Bz 4 nT
Noon 10.7cm Radio Flux: 173 sfu


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

17:10 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw no copy/detect

17:12 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

17:14 K0AWU-BILL: WY3T -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

17:14 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX: No CW heard, bright visual detection peaking 16db above the noise. Very stable signal full period with < 4db of deviation entire two minutes.

17:14 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW 329 copy last 15 seconds, nice visual 30 dB over noise on vertical rx antenna

17:14 KG0VL-JEFF: WY3T: no signal detected

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

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

17:18 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: 519-529 with QSB. Peaked 28db above the noise.

17:18 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START10db, 5-12db, 12db, 10-12db, at 1 MIN 5-17db, 12-17db, 10-14db, 12-15db, at END 13-17db

17:18 WY3T-TIM: KG0VL cw no copy/detect

17:20 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, visual peaked 20 dB over noise on vertical rx antenna

Received at W4DEX:

Received at KGØVL:


SSB Reports:
17:02 WY3T-TIM: No SSB here

17:04 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB peaking S9 !!

17:21 W4DEX-DEX: WA4LDU SSB brief 52 copy

17:22 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB still peaking S9

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Thursday, February 22, 2024

22 February 2024
  •                                      *2*

  • Solar Wind Speed: 472 km/sec
    Solar Wind Magnetic Fields: Bt 6 nT, Bz 2 
    Noon 10.7cm Radio Flux: 170 sfu



  • GOES-
    16
     LATEST X-RAY EVENT 1-8Å
    Current22 Feb 2024 17:29:00 GMTC1.8Ratio 
    0.027
    Beginning22 Feb 2024 17:08:00 GMTC1.6 
    Maximum22 Feb 2024 17:16:00 GMTC4.6Integrated flux: 
    2.1e-3
     J m-2
    End22 Feb 2024 17:20:00 GMTC2.7 

  • X-ray Solar Flares
    6-hr max: C9 
    1629 UT Feb22

  • 24-hr: X1 2307 UT Feb2116:50:
    CW Reports:
    KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: W4DEX 1710, WY3T 1712, KØAWU 1714, KGØVL 1716

    17:12 KW4DE-DARRELL: W4DEX cw 599, 9-12db variations today. All local signals have qsb 9-12 db today

    17:12 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

    17:12 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw no copy/detect

    17:13 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX: 519 surprising signal. Bright visual detection peaking 25db above the noise.

    17:14 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 569 with mild QSB

    17:14 K0AWU-BILL: WY3T -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

    17:14 KG0VL-JEFF: WY3T: no signal detected

    17:14 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW no signal detected

    17:14 WA4LDU-JOE: WY3T cw no copy - good trace in spectran

    17:14 KW4DE-DARRELL: WY3T cw below noise first half but rising to copyable last half 229 at best peak, no overall good usable signal

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

    17:16 WA4LDU-JOE: K0AWU cw no detect

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

    17:16 KW4DE-DARRELL: K0AWU 
    slight trace first 30 sec

    17:17 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: 529-539 with fast QSB. Peaked 34db above the noise.

    17:18 WA4LDU-JOE: KG0VL cw no detect

    17:18 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL - START 11db, 9-21db, 15-22db, 6-18db, at 1 MIN det-12db, 2-8db, 2-11db, det-8db, at END det-10db ARGH

    17:18 WY3T-TIM: KG0VL cw no copy/detect

    17:18 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, visual 10 dB S/N at start, deep fade into noise returning to 10 dB at eot

    17:18 KW4DE-DARRELL: KG0VL cw no usable copy today

    Received at W4DEX:


    Received at KGØVL:


    SSB Reports:
    17:02 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB strong, S8

    17:05 KW4DE-DARRELL: K4CSO and WA4LDU ssb 57-59 today, running 100 watts

    17:06 W4DEX-DEX: WA4LDU SSB peaking S8!

    17:08 WY3T-TIM: no SSB herer

    17:09 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX SSB S9 peak with QSB into the noise


    17:25 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX SSB now just barely above the noise


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    Wednesday, February 21, 2024

    21 February 2024
    *2*

    Solar Wind Speed: 337 km/sec
    Solar Wind Magnetic Fields: Bt 8 nT, Bz -1 nT
    Noon 10.7cm Radio Flux: 153 sfu

  • GOES-
    16
     LATEST X-RAY EVENT 1-8Å
    Current21 Feb 2024 17:34:00 GMTC1.8Ratio 
    0.031
    Beginning21 Feb 2024 15:39:00 GMTC1.1 
    Maximum21 Feb 2024 16:02:00 GMTC4.1Integrated flux: 
    1.2e-2
     J m-2
    End21 Feb 2024 16:42:00 GMTC2.6 





  • CW Reports:
    KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: W4DEX 1710, WY3T 1712, K5HFG 1714, KØAWU 1716, KGØVL 1718

    17:12 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

    17:12 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 559 with slight QSB

    17:12 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw no copy/detect

    17:12 K5HFG-DON: W4DEX spotty visuals light trace with deep QSB entire Tx.

    17:13 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX 419 decent copy. Bright visual detection with 28db peaks.

    17:13 KW4DE-DARRELL: W4DEX cw 599 with minor qsb

    17:14 K0AWU-BILL: WY3T -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

    17:14 K5HFG-DON: WY3T no detect

    17:14 KG0VL-JEFF: WY3T: no signal detected

    17:14 KW4DE-DARRELL: WY3T cw no usable audible copy today

    17:14 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T no signal detected

    17:14 WA4LDU-JOE: WY3T cw no detect

    17:16 W4DEX-DEX: K5HFG CW no signal detected

    17:16 KW4DE-DARRELL: K5HFG cw not heard today

    17:16 WA4LDU-JOE: K5HFG cw no detect

    17:16 WY3T-TIM: K5HFG cw no copy/detect

    17:16 K0AWU-BILL: K5HFG -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

    17:17 KG0VL-JEFF: K5HFG: no CW heard. Well-defined trace full period. 10db peak.

    17:17 KW4DE-DARRELL: K0AWU cw not heard today

    17:18 WY3T-TIM: K0AWU cw no copy/detect

    17:18 WA4LDU-JOE: K0AWU cw no detect

    17:18 K5HFG-DON: K0AWU no detect

    17:18 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW no signal detected

    17:20 WY3T-TIM: KG0VL cw no copy/detect

    17:20 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START -- 20db, 20db, 10-20db, 7-16db, at 1 MIN 8-17db, 13db, 13-15db, 9-13db, at END 8-19db

    17:20 KW4DE-DARRELL: KG0VL cw a few characters at noise level heard but no usable copy

    17:20 K5HFG-DON: KG0VL light trace, no tone, deep QSB entire Tx.

    17:20 WA4LDU-JOE: KG0VL cw no detect

    17:20 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: 539 with QSB. Peaked 38db above the noise.

    17:21 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, 25 dB over noise visual peaks

    Received at W4DEX:


    Received at KGØVL:



    SSB Reports:
    17:05 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB quick 54 skywave peaks

    17:08 WY3T-TIM: No SSB here

    17:10 KW4DE-DARRELL: WA4LDU and K4CSO ssb today 54 to 57 with fading

    17:11 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX ssb just above the noise

    17:22 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX ssb S1 with QSB

    17:22 WA4LDU-JOE: KW4DE ssb s1 in and out of noise

    17:25 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB now S8!

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    Tuesday, February 20, 2024

    20 February 2924
    *2*

    17:23 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @ 1710ut GOES 16 94.4nt GOES 18, 93.9nt

    17:24 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @ 17711ut 271km/s, PHI 140, Density 1.70p/cm3


    There was a long-duration flare during the entire 2-minute testing today 

    20gev_20240220_16562024/02/20 16:56:0017:31:2217:12:00C2.7N09W88 ( 3583 )


    CW Reports:

    KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: W4DEX 1710, WY3T 1712, K5HFG 1714, KØAWU 1716, KGØVL 1718, WW8II 1720

    17:12 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX cw 549 with QSB

    17:12 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start 5db, 4-6db, 3-4db, 3-0-4db, 1min 0-3db, 7db, 3db, 7db, EOT 5-0-

    17:12 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

    17:12 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw no copy/detect

    17:12 K5HFG-DON: W4DEX no detect

    17:13 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX: weak CW carrier heard, good visual detection with increasing signal from start to finish. Peaked 18db above the noise.

    17:14 K0AWU-BILL: WY3T -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

    17:14 K5HFG-DON: WY3T no detect

    17:14 WW8II-BRUCE: WY3T start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

    17:14 KG0VL-JEFF: WY3T: no signal detected

    17:14 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW no signal detected

    17:14 WA4LDU-JOE: WY3T cw no detect

    17:16 K0AWU-BILL: K5HFG -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

    17:16 WW8II-BRUCE: K5HFG start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

    17:16 W4DEX-DEX: K5HFG CW no signal detected

    17:16 KG0VL-JEFF: K5HFG: no signal detected

    17:16 WY3T-TIM: K5HFG cw no copy/detect

    17:17 WA4LDU-JOE: K5HFG cw no detect

    17:18 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU start 0, 0, det, det, 1 min 2db, 0-2db, det, 0, EOT 0

    17:18 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW no signal detected

    17:18 WY3T-TIM: K0AWU cw no copy/detect

    17:18 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU: 549 with fast QSB. Peaked close to 40db above the noise.

    17:18 K5HFG-DON: K0AWU no detect

    17:18 WA4LDU-JOE: K0AWU cw no detect

    17:20 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL start 12db weak tone, 13db, copy call 419, 14db, 1 min 12db copy call 419, 12db, 12db, 12db,EOT 6db

    17:20 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START 23db, 22db, 21db, 23db, at 1 MIN 15-20db, 13-15db, 13-18db, 18db, at END 15-20db

    17:20 K5HFG-DON: KG0VL no detect

    17:20 WY3T-TIM: KG0VL cw no copy/detect

    17:20 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, very weak visual on both antennas

    17:20 WA4LDU-JOE: KG0VL cw no detect

    17:22 WY3T-TIM: WW8II cw no copy/detect

    17:22 K5HFG-DON: WW8II no detect

    17:22 K0AWU-BILL: WW8II START det, det, det, 0-det, at 1 MIN 0-det, 0-det, 0-det, 0-det at END 0-det ( weaker during the last half of the period)

    17:22 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW heard right at eot, no copy. From 589 at 1645 to not copyable now

    17:22 WA4LDU-JOE: WW8II cw no detect

    17:24 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II: 539 peaks with QSB. Good visual detection with one large dip. Peaked 34db near EOT>

    Received at W4DEX:


    Received at KGØVL:


    SSB Reports:

    17:00 WA4LDU-JOE: W4DEX ssb barely detectable in the noise

    17:01 WW8II-BRUCE: NO SSB heard or detected

    17:03 WY3T-TIM: No SSB here

    17:04 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB 52 groundwave, a few skywave 53 peaks

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    Monday, February 19, 2024

    19 February 2024
    *2*

    16:56 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @ 1650 280km/s PHI 101, Density 2.43p/cm3 The solar wind is really slow

    17:24 WW8II-BRUCE: Magnetometers @ 1710ut GOES 16, 99.3nt, GOES 18 96.9nt

    17:26 WW8II-BRUCE: Solar wind @ 1706ut 283km/s, PHI 86, Density 2.76p/cm3



    20gev_20240219_16372024/02/19 16:37:0017:01:2616:44:00C2.0N15E81 ( 3590 )


    CW Reports:
    KG0VL-JEFF: 2 minute CW schedule: W4DEX 1710, AB4AM 1712, WY3T 1714, K5HFG 1716, KØAWU 1718, KGØVL 1720, WW8II 1722

    17:12 K0AWU-BILL: W4DEX -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

    17:12 K5HFG-DON: W4DEX no detect

    17:12 WY3T-TIM: W4DEX cw no copy/detect

    17:12 WW8II-BRUCE: W4DEX start det??, 0, 0, det???,1min det-2db, 0, 0, 0-4db, EOT 0

    17:13 KG0VL-JEFF: W4DEX: no CW heard, good visual detection with 12db peaks.

    17:15 AB4AM-ROB: W4DEX 10,10,14,10,1 min 15,0,3,5,12 579 on peak

    17:14 WW8II-BRUCE: AB4AM start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

    17:14 WY3T-TIM: AB4AM cw no copy/detect

    17:14 K0AWU-BILL: AB4AM -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

    17:14 KG0VL-JEFF: AB4AM: no CW heard, good visual detection. Peaked 10db above the noise.

    17:14 K5HFG-DON: AB4AM no detect

    17:14 W4DEX-DEX: AB4AM CW 569 most of 1st min, then deep fade to about 439 copy most of 2nd min

    17:16 WW8II-BRUCE: WY3T start 0, 0, 0, 0, 1 min 0, 0, 0, 0, EOT 0

    17:16 K5HFG-DON: WY3T no detect

    17:16 AB4AM-ROB: WY3T no copy/detect

    17:16 KG0VL-JEFF: WY3T: no signal detected

    17:16 W4DEX-DEX: WY3T CW not heard, weak visual detection at start

    17:16 K0AWU-BILL: WT3T -- Nothing heard or detected with SpecLab

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

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

    17:18 W4DEX-DEX: K5HFG CW no signal detected

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

    17:18 KG0VL-JEFF: K5HFG: no signal detected

    17:18 AB4AM-ROB: K5HFG no copy/detect

    17:20 WW8II-BRUCE: K0AWU start 0, 0, det???, det- 3db, 1 min 0, det, 0, 0, EOT 0

    17:20 KG0VL-JEFF: KØAWU 559 good copy. Peaked near 50db above the noise.

    17:20 K5HFG-DON: K0AWU no detect

    17:20 WY3T-TIM: K0AWU cw no copy/detect

    17:20 W4DEX-DEX: K0AWU CW no signal detected

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

    17:22 K0AWU-BILL: KG0VL START 39db, 38db, 38db, 38db, at 1 MIN 38db, 39-40db, 40db, 40db, 40db

    17:22 WW8II-BRUCE: KG0VL start 2-3db, 3db, NO TONE, det, det, 1min det-2db, 7db, 0, det-7db, EOT 2db

    17:22 WY3T-TIM: KG0VL cw no copy/detect

    17:22 K5HFG-DON: KG0VL very weak trace, no tone. Deep fades. Trace barely detected the second minute.

    17:22 W4DEX-DEX: KG0VL CW not heard, weak visual peaks about 10 dB over noise

    17:22 AB4AM-ROB: KG0VL no copy/detect

    17:24 K0AWU-BILL: WW8II START 0, 0-det, 0-det, 0-det, at 1 MIN 0-det, 0-det, 0-det, 0-det at END 0-det

    17:24 K5HFG-DON: WW8II no detect

    17:24 W4DEX-DEX: WW8II CW 329 on brief peak, 25 dB fade

    17:24 WY3T-TIM: WW8II cw no copy/detect

    17:24 AB4AM-ROB: WW8II no copy/detect

    17:25 KG0VL-JEFF: WW8II: 419 with QSB. Peaked 30db above the noise.

    Received at W4DEX:

    Received at KGØVL:


    SSB Reports:
    7:03 W4DEX-DEX: AB4AM SSB not heard

    17:04 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO 52 groundwave only

    17:05 W4DEX-DEX: AB4AM SSB 32 calling WY3T

    17:07 WY3T-TIM: No SSB heard

    17:08 WW8II-BRUCE: NO SSB detected here

    17:26 AB4AM-ROB: Weak burst of SSB just a sec ago

    17:26 W4DEX-DEX: K4CSO SSB still 52 groundwave only

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