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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 [...]

A few tips that might improve your MF and LF listening experience at Field Day

– Posted in: 630 Meter Instructional Topics, 630 Meters

The MF and LF Field Day demonstration and outreach opportunity that has occurred for several years now is intended to expose operators to new spectrum while utilizing existing field day stations and equipment.  Many operators today still have no or little idea about what is capable on these bands while others dismiss these bands altogether [...]

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 [...]

Field day 2017 MF and LF outreach and demonstration opportunity

– Posted in: 630 Meter General Topics, 630 Meters

Updated June 22, 2017 @ 1212z What is this? Weather permitting, the operators above have agreed to operate their station during ARRL Field Day 2016 as a demonstration opportunity for Field Day participants at sites across North America.  This outreach opportunity is intended to introduce individuals that might not otherwise realize the scope of activity [...]

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 [...]

Quiet geomagnetic conditions and ‘OK’ propagation but more storm noise in parts of North America as the southern hemisphere turns to Winter and trans-Pacific openings hang on for another night; Some areas reporting best S/N in weeks

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for June 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 [...]

Average to below average domestic propagation with relatively high noise in many areas of North America as geomagnetic conditions return to quiet levels; VK4YB presents, ”The VK4YB 630m ‘Bottom Hat’ Vertical Antenna”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 31, 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 [...]

Average domestic propagation as geomagnetic field relaxes although storms dotted North America; W5EST presents ‘WHAT ABOUT AMERICAN NORTHEAST 630M DURING 8/21/17 SOLAR ECLIPSE?’

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

Kp drops below storm levels but the damage has already been done; More big storms in North America results in a bumpy session; WH2XGP -> VK4YB

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

Rough night as geomagnetic conditions drop to levels not seen in a long time but VK4YB -> JA, WH2XGP

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

Quiet geomagnetic conditions but only average propagation and a few concentrated areas of storms increased noise in North America; VK4YB -> JA continues

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

Average propagation with a few transcontinental and trans-Pacific openings; W5EST presents ‘REMARKABLE OR-SD 630m PATH TO E-REGION: 8/21/17 SOLAR ECLIPSE’

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

A better session overall with numerous transcontinental openings reported; Openings between North America and Oceania continue to be closed but VK -> JA, KH6 continues; VK4YB presents ‘The Mackerel Sky’

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

Geomagnetic conditions sending mixed messages but terrestrial weather leaves the band with more seasonal noise; A few transcontinental openings in North America; W5EST presents, ‘AZ-WA 630m PATH SIMULATION FOR 8/21/17 SOLAR ECLIPSE’

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

Average-to-depressed band conditions continue but some transcontinental openings observed; VK4YB -> ZF1EJ; JH3XCU awarded JARL 475 kHz-10 award; W5EST presents ‘PACIFIC NW 630m PATH SIMULATION FOR 8/21/17 SOLAR ECLIPSE’

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

Continued improvements for domestic openings; Trans-Pacific openings were slow to develop and were limited to path between VK and JA; W5EST presents ‘VIEWPOINT: HOW WILL 630M RF PATHS BEHAVE IN THE 8/21/17 SOLAR ECLIPSE?’

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

Better night on the air in spite of high-speed solar wind and more terrestrial storms in the southern and midwestern US; Trans-Pacific path between Oceania and North America returns and VK -> JA path continues to produce results

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

Unsettled geomagnetic conditions return as more strong storms plague the central US; VK -> JA openings are robust! Meager North and South openings continue to dominate North America

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

Poor night as noisy storms range from West Texas to New England and points North; Single transcontinental opening reported as eastern two-thirds of North America is largely shut out; West coast was better

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

Domestic openings improve a bit while trans-Pacific openings to North America slide again; VK -> JA, KH6 remains relatively solid; DST values crater and geomagnetic field reaches unsettled levels

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

More big noise in North America but some long haul paths improve as domestic openings were mixed

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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 [...]

Worst session in quite some time and the geomagnetic field has not reached storm levels yet!; VK -> JA path minimally open but openings to North America are closed; Solid openings between KH6 and VK

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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. What a difference a year (and a day) makes!  This session was characterized by high noise from a major [...]

Another night of ‘pretty good’ domestic openings; Less prolific trans-Pacific openings but path between VK and JA, KH6 continues to perform reliably

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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. There were fewer storms in and around North America during this session but I noticed during the evening that [...]

Relatively good domestic session with improved activity; A few more trans-Pacific openings and reasonable path between VK and JA

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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. There were three primary weather related noise sources during this session:  one located in the north central region of [...]

Weird night that favored domestic openings; Great openings between VK and JA; We have a winner for the MF Solution drawing!

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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. The MF Solutions transmit converter giveaway is over and WE HAVE A WINNER!  John, WA3ETD / WG2XKA, provides the [...]

Wild, roller coaster propagation for North America with a variety of Summer noises reported still resulted in a pretty good session for May; DF2JP returns to MF with Hellschreiber; Solid openings between KH6 and Oceania; MF Solutions transmit converter giveaway registration ends tonight, drawing tomorrow – REGISTER NOW

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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. THIS IS THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO WIN A MF Solutions 630-meter transmit downconverter!  Details and rules for [...]

Very active night of storms in North America complicates on air activity for many; Trans-Pacific path slightly better than previous session but not by much; K4SV files Part-5 application in recent days to get a jump on Part-97 implementation

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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. As reported yesterday, John, WA3ETD / WG2XKA, of MF Solutions will soon hold a drawing and giveaway for one [...]

Quiet geomagnetic conditions continue but VK4YB reports ‘near collapse’ of trans-Pacific propagation while path from VK to JA continues to buzz; Weak signals reported around North America;W5EST presents ‘PART 5: 630M ON-TRACK vs. CROSS-TRACK IN AUGUST 21, 2017, SOLAR ECLIPSE’

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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. As reported yesterday, John, WA3ETD / WG2XKA, of MF Solutions will soon hold a drawing and giveaway for one [...]

Early JA reports for VK4YB but weaker early path to North America; Interesting daytime openings for WG2XSV; Average night of domestic openings for North America

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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. As reported yesterday, John, WA3ETD / WG2XKA, of MF Solutions will soon hold a drawing and giveaway for one [...]

Propagation maybe a little down from the previous session as DST values move back into the red; Slightly noisier night in North America as western storms organize further; Trans-Pacific paths remain fickle but open

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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. As reported yesterday, John, WA3ETD / WG2XKA, of MF Solutions will soon hold a drawing and giveaway for one [...]

Slightly elevated geomagnetic activity overnight as noise conditions varied significantly; More VK4YB -> ZF1EJ plus good VK openings to JA; Good openings between WH2XCR and Oceania although path to JA remains closed

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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.   As reported yesterday, John, WA3ETD / WG2XKA, of MF Solutions will soon hold a drawing and giveaway for [...]

‘Strange conditions’ reported overnight as quiet geomagnetic conditions return; VK4YB -> ZF1EJ first time report!; Great openings on VK -> JA path; MF Solutions drawing registration open until May 12 with drawing on May 13!

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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. As reported yesterday, John, WA3ETD / WG2XKA, of MF Solutions will soon hold a drawing and giveaway for one [...]

Geomagnetic spike to unsettled levels during the early evening; Stormy conditions in Pacific Northwest and coastal Southeast; W5EST presents ‘PART 2: 630M SNRs DURING THE AUGUST 21, 2017, SOLAR ECLIPSE’

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

 The details for May 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. As reported yesterday, John, WA3ETD / WG2XKA, of MF Solutions will soon hold a drawing and giveaway for one [...]

Quiet geomagnetic conditions but high QRN from gulf coast storms; Trans-Pacific openings continue to produce results; Trans-Atlantic paths remain closed; W5EST presents ‘AUGUST 21, 2017, SOLAR ECLIPSE: BIG 630M OPPORTUNITY’

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for May 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. As reported yesterday, John, WA3ETD / WG2XKA, of MF Solutions will soon hold a drawing and giveaway for one [...]