Tag Archives: Ionosphere

Between Dusk and Dawn

Our radio friends in New Zealand informed me that the article on 60 metre propagation was published in the NZART magazine “Break-In”. Below, a link to the article as I submitted it. 60_metre_EU_ZL_propagation_PA2S Summary (taken from the longer version of the study) The author, radio amateur, became intrigued by ionospheric propagation during the late 70’s… Continue reading »

Propagation to VK continues

Propagation to VK continues

Today, another good opening to Australia was recorded. During the last month, quite a number of openings occurred, showing that propagation from Europe to Australia is not as rare as I initially thought. In a number of cases, a peak is observed around 19:30 UTC. At that time, in Australia the sun is already above… Continue reading »

Down under – 4th opening

Down under – 4th opening

The story continues Yesterday, Nov. 13th, the propagation to VK was weak. Just a few spots from some European stations were reported. Alan, VK7BO mailed me that he would leave his receiver on, when possible. That encouraged me to continue the observations. Nov. 14th, I was checking to see if a free message with “TST… Continue reading »