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Current Operating Frequency and Mode

OFF AIR but QRV after dark tonigth

SCHEDULED ACTIVITY: CQ 474.5 kHz CW by 1015z through sunrise most days, WX permitting

Storm conditions continue but trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific paths persist

– Posted in: 630 Meter Daily Reports, 630 Meters

The geomagnetic field seems poised to begin its recovery.  Participation appears to be high over last night’s session and signal-to-noise numbers were significantly better than the previous session, at least in much of the lower-48.

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24-hour activity map

In the east, W1TAG/1 and VE1YY both report Stefan, DK7FC:

DK7FC W1TAG1 100915

DK7FC, as reported by W1TAG/1


DK7FC VE1YY 100915

DK7FC, as reported by VE1YY


The path to ZF1 appears to have only been open for WG2XIQ and WG2XXM.

In the Pacific, VK3ELV continues his string of reports by WH2XCR:

VK3ELV WH2XCR 100915

VK3ELV, as reported by WH2XCR


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WH2XCR 24-hour activity map

Conditions in the South-central US were noisy due to storms in West Texas.  Weather conditions in that area have been active over the past week but it is hoped that the situation will improve over the weekend.