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630 Meters

Best trans-Atlantic openings so far this season while trans-Pacific openings fail to produce many results; Noisy night in North America and parts of Oceania

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for October 6, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Pretty good trans-Pacific openings but sometimes technology gets in the way; Trans-Atlantic WSPR reports return for WI2XRM and WD2XSH/17 and VO1NA reported on QRSS10 at PA0RDT; Coast to Coast CW Skimmer/ Reverse Beacon reports this morning; Good band activity in spite of relatively high noise

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for October 5, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Many reporting a strong session including mid and high latitude transcontinental openings as geomagnetic conditions improve but strong storms across North America continue to impact listening; Trans-Pacific openings are hot including WI2XBQ -> JR1IZM

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for October 4, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Very noisy band conditions reports by many resulting in an average session; Trans-Pacific paths remain open with many in the Midwest providing reports VK4YB; Path to JA strong for VK and KH6

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for October 3, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Many good openings reported but generally average early October session; PJ4VHF KiwiSDR reporting 630m; QRA64 and MF – are they a match?; Wide ranging noise conditions reported along with high band activity; No CW skimmer reports for North American stations

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for October 2, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Good trans-Pacific openings but not as good as previous session; Geomagnetic field remains unsettled but is improving; New CW skimmer on the East coast now active; WSPR activity very high for October 1 as many new stations prepare for access to band

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for October 1, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Another great morning of trans-Pacific openings including several East coast stations reporting VK4YB; CW, JT9 and FT8 in North America and CW in Japan; Fast QSB as geomagnetic conditions remain unsettled

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 30, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

What happens where on 630-meters? A few more comments about where to place your signal depending on mode

– Posted in: 630 Meter Instructional Topics, 630 Meters

There have been a lot of questions about what mode goes where on 630-meters.  As there is an active community already in place on the band these standards are already established for many modes but for someone just coming on the band, that information may be difficult to find so I hope to handle some [...]

Trans-Pacific paths rebound in a big way as VK4YB receives reports from 43 stations >= 11000 km; Impromptu JT9, JT65, and FT8 QSO’s spring up for several during evening continuing with some JT9 DX this morning; W5EST presents: ”VK4YB-XCR-XGP Peak SNRs: Clues to Both Way VK4YB-XGP Paths ?”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 29, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Strong geomagnetic storm tempers propagation leaving no question that many magical enhancements are over for a while; VE7AB CW Skimmer online for 630-meters; CW skimmer activity in Europe

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 28, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Geomagnetic storm conditions return and the band goes flat as long haul enhancements dry up…for now; More CW skimmer activity in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia; W7IUV provides insight on recent PSKReporter problems

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 27, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Very strong night for domestic and long haul propagation; Lots of daytime WSPR reports for WG2XSV; VK4YB and VE7SL try for a CW QSO with VE7SL CW heard at WG2XSV and WG2XIQ; Trans-Atlantic WSPR reports by WD2XSH/17; VO1NA CW 477.7 kHz heard at PA0RDT in spite of high noise; Strong night for CW with WG2XIQ reported by a number of stations including VE6WZ CK Skimmer, N0DZQ, K2BLA, N4DB, and VE7SL

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 26, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Good trans-Pacific propagation retreats for this session leaving a few quality domestic openings while quiet conditions at WD2XSH/17 allow WSPR reports for PA3ABK/2; Washout overnight at WE2XPQ in Alaska; WG2XIQ Reverse Beacon Network CW reports at VE6WZ this morning; W5EST presents: ”Can Multipath Across Equatorial Anomaly Help Explain Strong 630m Signals between W/VE and VK/ZL?”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 25, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Decent night for propagation but high noise reported in the eastern half of North America; EA5DOM -> W1TAG/1; First time report as VK4YB -> WI2XBV in Florida; Geomagnetic conditions are quiet but will change soon…again

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 24, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Managing AM broadcast overload of an E-probe using a shunt LC network – By Mike, WA3TTS

– Posted in: 630 Meter Instructional Topics, 630 Meters

Mike, WA3TTS, recently submitted details via email of an approach to mitigating  AM broadcast overload in an E-probe antenna that he was successful in utilizing.  He explains: "My W1VD version E-probe, which I recently moved up 25ft in a tree with 1 meter whip, was being hammered by 3 local 50KW stations at 730, 1020, [...]

Good domestic propagation but noisy for North America, particularly in the East; Trans-Pacific openings down a bit but still present; VK4YB returns to air after yesterday’s lightning strike; Good paths to JA from KH6 and VK; VO1NA CW on 477.7 kHz audible at PA0RDT

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 23, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Storms in Oceania result in a lightning strike at VK4YB turning a fun morning somber; Nice evening CW signals from WA2XRM on 479.9 kHz

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 22, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

JT9 reports a-plenty for VK4YB at W7IUV; Trans-Pacific openings extend into the East again; VO1NA ->PA0RDT for only Trans-Atlantic opening reported for session; WA2XRM indicates QRV near 480 kHz CW tonight on schedule; W5EST presents: ”MF Band Comparison: Trans-Pacific 630m/160m”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 21, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Big activity on trans-Pacific paths – CW QSO attempt between VK4YB and VE7SL but no joy on the first attempt of the season; W7IUV reporting VK4YB at audible CW levels; VK4YB -> KA9CFD first time report; Solid openings for WH2XCR -> JA; W5EST presents: ”36 Day Summary View of Trans-Pacific 630m VK4YB-WH2XGP”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 20, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Another ”roller coaster” night for trans-Pacific paths as openings extend into the East; North American JT9 reports of VK4YB heat up and DX QSO plans for first night are underway; EA5DOM -> WD2XSH/17 for first trans-Atlantic opening in a few days; W5EST presents: ”Distance Breakthroughs: N. America – VK”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 19, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Geomagnetic storm conditions persist and great trans-Pacific openings continue, although not as far East as the previous session but no less prolific; W5EST presents: ”Build Your Own Composite WSPR Maps”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 18, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Noisy night in the central US as geomagnetic conditions cool *for now* but big night for trans-Pacific openings as KU4XR in TN provides 9 reports for VK4YB and ZF1EJ provided two reports; VO1NA -> PA0RDT on 477.7 kHz QRP CW; Several CW reports in last few days may mean good CW activity is ahead

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 17, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Geomagnetic storm conditions continue and high noise is present in the central US but trans-Pacific openings show late spark with WG2XXM, WH2XGP <-> VK4YB; Trans-Atlantic reports dry up again

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 16, 2016 can be viewed here. The UTC amateur registration database is here.  Even if you don't think you will use these bands, REGISTER!  Doing so prevents UTC from future PLC coordination in these bands near your QTH.  While amateur interference to PLC systems is a myth and PLC systems are [...]

Procedures and links for the UTC amateur registration website are here!; Geomagnetic storm conditions return and many report just an average night with not much enhancement but it doesn’t matter because US hams can access the band as early as October 15!

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 15, 2016 can be viewed here. Its a big day!  OMB released the process for Part-97 implementation here. eCFR has added the bands to their tables here. UTC Amateur registration database is here.  YOU MUST WAIT 30-DAYS FROM THE REGISTRATION DATE!  Thanks to Hideo, JH3XCU, for posting this information! Even if you [...]

High noise and weird propagation that retreated from the previous session resulted in an average session for many

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 14, 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 arrived bringing G1 storm levels again which helped trans-Pacific openings in parts of the South; Eastern stations didn’t receive a similar bump but trans-Atlantic reports originated from W1TAG/1; W5EST presents: ”630m/160m Mysteries in Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse Decodes”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 13, 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 [...]

Strong night for trans-Pacific paths to Midwest, East coast and Caribbean as VK4YB -> N3FL, ZF1EJ; Trans-Atlantic skips over the East Coast allowing WG2XXM -> EA8BFK; Many stations in Southeast impacted by hurricane but several find a way to make reports

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 12, 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 [...]

A surprise X8.3 flare produces a big CME from a limb that may still find its way to Earth; VK4YB -> central US, including KU4XR in Tennessee; Trans-Atlantic path continues to show life with WH2XXC -> EA8BFK

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 11, 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 [...]

First night of both trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific openings in a single night for the new season; Geomagnetic conditions settle down but many lower probability openings continue to be observed

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 10, 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 [...]

Strong trans-Pacific sunrise peak for many stations in western portions of North American into the central US; W5EST presents: ” ’Leaning Chimney’ Approach to Make Sense of Early and Late Solar Eclipse Decodes”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 9, 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 [...]

Kp goes through the roof but many stations experienced a very good night of long haul openings including VK4YB -> WG2XSV; WE2XPQ somehow managed to report WH2XCR through high absorption in Alaska; W5EST presents: ”Scientists on Eclipse Geometry: 3/20/2015 Solar Eclipsed Ionosphere”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 8, 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 [...]

Another great night with high activity and excellent domestic and trans-Pacific openings including two-way WSPR reports between VK4YB and WG2XXM; First CME has arrived but has not had the expected impact – the bigger event arrives on Friday; W5EST presents: ”Scientists Report 3/20/2015 VLF/LF Eclipsed Ionosphere. Let’s Compare 2017 2200m/630m Eclipse”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 7, 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 [...]

While HF is blacked out, 630-meters shows a number of enhancements prior to sunrise; X9.3 flare around 1200z; N6GN finally assigned WJ2XBZ, now awaits grant approval; W5EST presents: ”Scientists Report March 20, 2015, Ionosphere Under Solar Eclipse”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 6, 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 [...]

First trans-Atlantic reports of the season: WE2XGR -> F59706; Trans-Pacific openings collapse as Pacific region receives the brunt of yesterday’s M-class flares; CME and subsequent geomagnetic storm expected in coming days; W5EST presents: ”LF/MF/HF Ionosphere Under Solar Eclipse: Funded Scientists Speak Up”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 5, 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 [...]

Good-to-average long-haul propagation and excellent domestic openings overnight; A few trans-Pacific openings were missing, however; Some rain statics reported but much of North America was lightning-free; Western LOWFER net 3927 kHz on Sunday mornings

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 4, 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 [...]

Good propagation that was limited by noise in North America and Oceania that also seemed to deteriorate as the session progressed; Band activity was high, however; First time report of VK4YB at WI2XSV

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 3, 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 [...]

Good session with high activity but noise was higher than many expected as storms rage in the Southeast; G0MRF returns to air after hiatus; Geomagnetic conditions spiked to storm levels again but it didn’t seem to negatively impact trans-Pacific or many high latitude openings;JH3XCU presents July/August DX-> JA statistics

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 2, 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 2017/2018 season begins with mixed results for domestic and trans-Pacific openings; Trans-Atlantic remains missing; Geomagnetic conditions trying to recover but DST values remain depressed; W7IUV testing small backup transmit antenna

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for September 1, 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 [...]

G1 storm conditions return but trans-Pacific openings continue to be pretty good for North America on the last day of 2016/2017 season; Great domestic conditions including transcontinental openings; W5EST presents: ”August 12-16 Day/Night 630m Path Absorption: XXP-N6SKM”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for August 31, 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 [...]

Decent session with good trans-Pacific and domestic openings but maybe not quite a good as previous night as unsettled conditions return; VE7CNF once again shows pioneering spirit with ”mobile ops” on 630-meters; W5EST presents: ”Model Solar Eclipse QSB to Understand Ordinary 630m QSB”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for August 30, 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 [...]

Good propagation and quieter band conditions return; Great trans-Pacific openings including WH2XXC -> ZL2BCG, VK4YB -> ZF1EJ; WH2XCR -> JA1NQI-2, JH3XCU

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for August 29, 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 [...]

Trans-Pacific openings are off recent highs; LU8YD actively seeking MF signals from Argentina; W5EST presents: ”Probing a 630m Mystery in Solar Eclipse Propagation”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for August 28, 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 [...]

Domestic openings are OK but trans-Pacific openings of previous session take a step back; High noise from the central US and Gulf coast

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for August 27, 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 [...]

Maybe the best session since last Winter?; Solid trans-Pacific openings and high activity result in a fun, productive night; VK4YB -> ZF1EJ for first time in months; Solid openings to JA from VK4YB and WH2XCR; Trans-Atlantic openings remain AWOL; W5EST presents: ”630m Mysteries in Solar Eclipse Enhancement Intervals”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for August 26, 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 nights continue across parts of North America but quiet geomagnetic conditions return producing what might be the best session since last Spring; Many two-ways between WH2XCR and Oceania; W5EST presents: ”16 dB: 460m Solar Eclipse Peaks, TN-IN, WSM-SWL/K9”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for August 25, 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 [...]

More G1 storm levels as trans-Pacific paths retreat a bit for the session

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for August 24, 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 [...]

Trans-Pacific openings were pretty good for western stations as we transition from storm to quiet conditions and then back to unsettled conditions; Many indicate that it was a quiet night, which is a big change; W5EST presents: ”700 KHz (430m) in Solar Eclipse Probes E-region”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for August 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 [...]

Surprise! Kp reached 6 this morning but trans-Pacific and many domestic openings were OK but QRN was high; W5EST presents: ”Solar Eclipse: 630m WSPR Results”

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for August 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 [...]

Eclipse day is here and many stations are QRV; Geomagnetic condition may be mounting a recovery as another good night of trans-Pacific openings are observed; Band may turn a corner shortly as trans-Atlantic openings are highly anticipated

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The details for August 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 [...]