630-meters was in good shape in spite of geomagnetic storm levels reached during the session. Participation was very high, with 82 MF stations reported on the activity page of WSPRnet at 0400z, in spite of the concurrent running of the ARRL 160-meter contest. Solar wind was reported over 500 km/s and the Bz component was generally southerly during the evening in North America and switching to northerly as sunrise approached in North American. Nevertheless, John, WA3ETD / WG2XKA, reported that the high-latitude transcontinental path to the Pacific Northwest was open, with reports from Larry, W7IUV / WH2XGP. Daytime skywave activity from WG2XIQ resulted in sporadic reports from W0JW in Iowa, all of which where in the mid to upper -20 db S/N range.
The Kyoto DST, took a bit of a dip and remained in negative territory through the bulk of the session.
Paul, W0RW / WA2XRM, operated QRSS30 through the session on 479.974 kHz and screen shots were received from Ken, SWL/K9, and Jim, W5EST:
Two new stations were observed through this session: KG4EFQ and KD5LNO. Its possible that KD5LNO has made reports before but I had no record of him. The worldwide WSPR activity breakdown follows:
Michel, FR5ZX, on Reunion Island once again reported Stefan, DK7FC:
The trans-Atlantic “spotlight” has moved back to the north east and allowed first time European reports this season for VE3IQB.
In the Caribbean, Eden, ZF1EJ, reported WG2XKA in Vermont as his best DX for the session.
In Alaska, Laurence, KL7L / WE2XPQ, had a down night compared to the previous two sessions, but this seems consistent with the current auroral activity levels.
In the Pacific, Merv, K9FD/KH6 / WH2XCR, was once again reported by JH3XCU/1 in the west and well into the east-central US mainland.
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