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Pretty good trans-Pacific paths from North America as another spike to storm levels enhances propagation a bit; Trans-Atlantic paths remain poor; It was noisy in North America

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 23, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  That includes stations using fake or pirated call signs.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency [...]

Noisy domestic conditions and unsettled geomagnetic activity but long haul trans-Pacific openings show spark including ZL2BCG -> WE2XPQ

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 22, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  That includes stations using fake or pirated call signs.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency [...]

Moderate improvements on the Trans-Pacific paths as geomagnetic conditions degrade slightly; W5EST presents ”MF/LF Antenna Physical Comparison at WH2XND and WH2XXP”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 21, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  That includes stations using fake or pirated call signs.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency [...]

Improvements abound as DST values push North of the centerline; VO1NA QRSS10 on 477.7 kHz but reports in Europe are all white noise for this session; Transcontinental and Trans-Pacific paths remain a bit dicey as robust openings fail to develop

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 20, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  That includes stations using fake or pirated call signs.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency [...]

ZL2BCG -> VE6XH on a weird night of very limited trans-Pacific openings; W5EST presents ”WE2XPQ Reports 620 KHz Ground Wave Seasonality on 100 Mile Alaska Path”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 19, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  That includes stations using fake or pirated call signs.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency [...]

Geomagnetic storm moderates a bit for now as propagation seems to slightly favor the East; Long haul paths struggle

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 18, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  That includes stations using fake or pirated call signs.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency [...]

The geomagnetic field is angry as a G2 storm is underway follow recent strong flaring; W5EST presents ”Do Pre-SR E-Region Width and Bulge Vary with Latitude Near Terminator?”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 17, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  That includes stations using fake or pirated call signs.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency [...]

CME shockwave arrives bringing a few enhancements, including a return of ZF1EJ -> WH2XCR; Storms continue to keep many stations off air while others struggle to hear as this weird Summer continues; N6LF publishes his results from his recent antenna rebuild that uses elevated radials

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 16, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  That includes stations using fake or pirated call signs.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency [...]

Geomagnetic calm before the storm as signals are very strong; QRN levels typical for July; W5EST presents ”WE2XPQ Lateral Skew Pre-SR Enhancement July 13, 2017?”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 15 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was [...]

Quiet geomagnetic conditions although a CME may be approaching following flare activity as propagation remains a bit flat; E51WL continues good reporting of North America and Oceania

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 14, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was [...]

Decent activity but generally flat propagation for parts of North America as QRN moderated by morning; W5EST presents ”Part 8: Draw Regional 630m Paths on SR/SS Azimuth Diagrams”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 13, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was [...]

New WSJTx mode ‘FT8’ breaks some of the Summer monotony in North America; WSPR reports from E51WL continue; Tonight is Night of Nights XVIII at KPH; W5EST presents ”Part 7: Astronomical 630m SS/SR, 6-Month Seasonality, N/S Hemispheres”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 12, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was [...]

Session started out looking OK then the noise set in; K4SV granted WI2XZB; W5EST presents ”Part 6: Make Sense of 630m SS/SR, 6-Month Seasonality, N/S Hemispheres”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 11, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was [...]

Geomagnetic condition continue at unsettled to storm levels as an M-class flare threatens; E51WL continues to provide reports for North America and Australia; FSQCALL activity between ZL and VK; ‘Night of Nights XVIII’ on Wednesday night, July 12; W5EST presents ”Part 5: 630m Sunsets, Hemispheres Compared”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 10, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was [...]

E51WL continues to provide reports for North America and Australia; Geomagnetic storm conditions return with a new coronal hole; VK4YB provides evidence as to why he should be inducted into the ”Hall of Flame”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 9, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was [...]

Similar session to previous with decent domestic openings in spite of noise and somewhat ‘flat’ long haul propagation; E51WL reporting stations from North Cook Islands; W5EST presents ”VK4YB Operating Schedule with 630m Fixed Directive TX Antennas”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 8, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  UPDATED: Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was [...]

Long haul openings down a bit from the previous session but relatively good domestic openings; W5EST presents ”Part 4: 630m Sunset SNR Seasonality”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 7, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Good night for trans-Pacific paths as geomagnetic field remains quiet; N6GN submits application for Part-5 grant; W5EST presents ”Part 3: 630m Sunrise SNRs in N. & S. Hemispheres”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 6, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Trans-Atlantic opening returns for first time since early April with WH2XXC -> G8HUH; Trans-Pacific openings very similar to previous session; W5EST presents ”Part 2: 630m Sunrise SNR Seasonality”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 5, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Consistently quiet geomagnetic conditions but only limited trans-Pacific openings; Decent openings between VK4YB and JA3TVF, 7L1RLL4, and TNUKJPM; Strong storms once again peppered across North America

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 4, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Quieter geomagnetic conditions but QRN remains typically high for this session; Reasonably good band activity for July; WH2XGP -> ZL, WH2XXP -> VK, ZL; W5EST presents ”630m Sunrise SNR Seasonality”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 3, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Geomagnetic storm conditions return but lower latitude trans-Pacific paths remain open; More storm noise in North America; VK SSB round table on 479 kHz LSB with cross band on 1850 kHz

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 2, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

More trans-Pacific openings for western stations as noise and lightning continue to be a factor for central and eastern stations

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for July 1, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Quiet geomagnetic conditions continue but so do noisy terrestrial storms; VK -> JA path returned and trans-Pacific path between North America and Oceania remains open; Great openings between KH6 and Oceania; Digital mode experimentation in western North America

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 30, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Trans-Pacific path between North America and Oceania shows quite a bit of life for a session that was reported by many as noisy

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 29, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Another very average Summer night in North America; Quiet geomagnetic conditions but plenty of noise; Very consistent openings between KH6 and VK; W5EST presents ”Part 2: 630m Capacitively Segmented TX Loop Reduces HV RF”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 28, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Very noisy evening as terrestrial storms pepper North America but quieter conditions prevail by morning revealing great domestic openings; ‘So-so’ Trans-Pacific openings and a meager night in Alaska for WE2XPQ

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 27, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Generally quiet but elevated geomagnetic conditions and average band conditions for late June; Typical domestic and long haul openings; A few more field day demo reports from the weekend; W5EST presents”Is HV RF necessary to a high performance 630m TX antenna?”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 26, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Field day brought many opportunities to expose amateurs to medium and long wave activity; Unsettled geomagnetic conditions returned this morning, but a VK -> JA report was observed

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 25, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Field day is here and with it the MF and LF demonstration and outreach opportunity; VK4YB 472 kHz CW QSO with ZL1ZLD memorial station; Trans-Pacific paths are generally unchanged from the previous session although path between JA and VK has improved

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 24, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Parts of North America reporting strong signals and low noise while others are washed out by storms; DST values push strongly to positive values and geomagnetic conditions continue at quiet levels; WE2XPQ amazingly decoding WSPR stations while transmitting CW; ZL2BCG transmitting again; Trans-Pacific paths generally down from highs earlier in the week

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 23, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Doldrums set in and average domestic openings are observed with a few long haul trans-Pacific openings; VK -> JA openings were less robust

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 22, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Very quiet geomagnetic conditions and relatively quiet band by morning but trans-Pacific openings favor lower latitudes; Domestic openings were mostly nominal for Summer Solstice; K4SV assigned WI2XZB

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 21, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

A very good session with lower noise overnight and quiet geomagnetic conditions which allowed enhanced domestic and trans-Pacific openings

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 20, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Calmer geomagnetic conditions overnight as transcontinental and trans-Pacific paths produce a number of reports; Many stations remain QRT due to ongoing storms in their local areas

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 19, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Elevated geomagnetic conditions but reasonable propagation for those who were not impacted by storm noise; More improvements for trans-Pacific paths; Big night for path between KH6 and VK

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 18, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

G1 geomagnetic storm conditions return and more of the same stormy terrestrial weather in the East but activity and propagation may have been moderately improved; Trans-Pacific and transcontinental paths were once again open; WE2XPQ in Alaska returns to air

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 17, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Geo-effective coronal hole brings unsettled conditions and terrestrial storms impact activity in the East; A few transcontinental openings observed in spite of band conditions and WH2XXP -> VK4YB -> JA1NQI/2, JA3TVF paths open; Experiment between VK4YB and VE6XH comes to seasonal end and 630-meters fares surprisingly well

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 16, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Transcontinental openings observed during the session as geomagnetic conditions continue at quiet levels ahead of a new coronal hole; Path between Oceania and Japan strong; North American path to VK returns; W5EST presents: ”Today’s Blog Puzzle”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 15, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Elevated-quiet geomagnetic conditions continue plus big storms in the central region of North America make for a noisy night; Generally flat long-haul and domestic propagation; FCC 17-33 published in Federal Register but that DOES NOT mean you can get on the air in 30 days!; W5EST presents: ”Part 2: Smaller Footprint, 40′ High Top-Fed Inverted Delta TX Antenna on 630m”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 14, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Session not quite as robust as the previous for many reports but not a bad night in spite of QRN and decreased geomagnetic conditions; Great openings between Oceania and Asia; Beware of Internet rumors about fake UTC notification procedures!; Field day outreach opportunity station sign up in progress; Big night for VK -> JA path; W5EST presents ‘Try a Top-Fed Inverted Delta TX Antenna on 630m?’

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 13, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Geomagnetic storm conditions return but propagation was pretty good including decent trans-Pacific openings; Field day outreach and demonstration opportunity is a go, details to follow shortly

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 12, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Mostly quiet evening with lots of activity turns noisy by morning as generally quiet geomagnetic conditions continue on what was probably considered an average Summer night in North America; New MF and LF allocations reported in PY2; Recent post-sunrise openings between VK and KH6

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

There were no reports for June 10, 2016 or June 11, 2016 due to my attendance at Hamcom (last year's dates).  Since I did not publish a report for June 9 and 10 of this year for the same reason, I will substitute the details for June 9, 2016, which can be viewed here .  [...]

Improvements continue as transcontinental openings become more widespread and trans-Pacific openings between North America and Oceania return; KH6RD made a brief appearance during the session; Nice openings to Oceania for WH2XCR

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 8, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Another good night of domestic propagation as noise abates for many by morning; A bit of evening CW for WI2XUL and WG2XIQ and digital QSO activity in VK; Trans-Pacific path poor except VK -> JA

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 7, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Pretty good domestic propagation as geomagnetic conditions remain quiet; Salt water makes the difference for WG2XSV; Trans-Pacific openings hang on but path between VK and JA is weak; Lots of daylight at WE2XPQ in Alaska

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 6, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Another night of average domestic propagation as geomagnetic conditions appear to be mounting a recovery; Numerous transcontinental openings reported; Trans-Pacific path opens between North America and Oceania and Oceania and Asia

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 5, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Geomagnetic conditions reach unsettled levels again as seasonal storms in North America are more wide spread and impact band activity; Trans-Pacific paths to North America are cut off but VK4YB -> JA1NQI/2, JA3TVF, JH3XCU; More SSB in Oceania

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 4, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Reasonably good band activity for a night that was marred by storm noise; Trans-Pacific openings return with WH2XXP –> VK4YB, VK2XGJ; VK4YB -> JA3TVF, JA1NQI/2, JH3XCU, TNUKJPM; First two-way turned three-way SSB QSO for VK2ABT, VK4YB and VK3HP

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 3, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]

Wildly varying and even ‘Bizarre conditions’ reported over night after a brief daytime geomagnetic disturbance; The North American noise profile continues to look the same; Trans-Pacific openings cut off between Oceania and North America and Oceania and Asia; Late reports for WH2XCR at VK4YB

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 2, 2016 can be viewed here. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Neither 630-meters nor 2200-meters are open to amateurs in the US yet.  Please continue to be patient and let the FCC finish their processes.  Click here to view the proposed “considerate operators” frequency usage guide for 630-meters under Part-97 rules that was developed [...]