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Eastern Iowa DX Association

Welcome to the Eastern Iowa DX Association web site! Our club is open to any amateur radio operator who is interested in DXing and/or contesting. You are cordially invited to attend club meetings and get acquainted. We have many friendly, outgoing members with varied areas of expertise, who would be delighted to meet you and offer their help as needed. (Detailed club information is on the "About EIDXA" page.)

Home of The Eastern Iowa DX Bulletin.


EIDXA News     (Updated October 1, 2022)

EIDXA Meetings

Next EIDXA Meeting:
  Date:  Friday, 
October 14, 2022.
  Time:  Doors open at 6:30 PM; Meeting begins at 7:30 PM.
  Location:  Hall Perrine Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center. Masks required.
  Program:  Election of Officers; 160/80 meter vertical presented by KØFLY.

We normally meet quarterly in January, April, July and October on a Friday evening. Our normal meeting location is the Hall Perrine Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. A program of interest follows the business meeting. Complete details, including an aerial photo map, may be found on the "Meetings" page.

Eastern Iowa DXer  (updated on July 1, 2022)
The Eastern Iowa DXer is EIDXA's newsletter, published in advance of each quarterly club meeting. The July 2022 edition is now available on the "Newsletter" page. Bob, WØGXA, puts together a great newsletter, loaded with good information. It's always a great read! Be sure you don't pass it by!

Membership roster  (updated on September 24, 2022)
The membership roster lists all active club members and dues status. It is available for viewing on the "Members" page. Former members who are now Silent Keys are listed separately below the active members list.

A new page of archival rosters from 1975 to the present is now available on the Members page. Please check it out!

Buy-Sell-Trade  (updated on August 2, 2022)
The "Buy-Sell-Trade" page provides a place to advertise any ham radio equipment you may have for sale. We can publish pictures of your gear and any text you would like. Contact the webmaster to post your ad!

There is a new listing for a FREE Rohn 25G 40 foot tower!

The Tom Vavra, WB8ZRL (SK) estate sale continues. The complete list of remaining items is still on the "Buy-Sell-Trade" page. Please visit the page - there may be a special treasure waiting just for you.

DXpedition Support  (updated on August 7, 2022)
EIDXA offers financial support to DXpeditions that meet our formalized requirements, which include top 50 most-wanted ranking, duration, number of operators, planned bands and modes, and the interval since any previous operations.

A list of operations that EIDXA has supported since 2002 is here.

Email Reflector
The EIDXA email reflector is on Google Groups and is available for your use. To post to the reflector, email your message for the group to:
    eastern-iowa-dx-association@googlegroups.com 
The reflector allows you to include photos or other files in your message. If you are not a member of the group but would like to be, please email the webmaster.

You may visit the group homepage here:
    https://groups.google.com/group/eastern-iowa-dx-association
The homepage has a complete archive of all messages exchanged via the group.



The Eastern Iowa DX Bulletin
For October 2, 2022 to October 9, 2022

Craig Fastenow, KØCF, Editor

This bulletin is a compilation of currently active DX operations (or those that will become active within the current week) from recent issues of the four DX bulletins listed below. Credit for the source is given at the end of each article. The articles are ordered by the entity's official callsign prefix, callsigns used are in bold, and dates of operation are highlighted in red. Hot links are provided for QSL and other information wherever possible. Articles will remain in The Bulletin while active with a 5-week maximum.

DX News items are courtesy of:
   The Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin (OPDX)
      Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, Editor (kb8nw@hotmail.com or kb8nw@arrl.net)
      The bulletin is available at http://www.papays.com/opdx.html
   The ARRL DX Bulletin
      The bulletin is available at http://www.arrl.org
   425 DX News, A.R.I. DX Bulletin (425DXN)
      Edited by Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ & Valeria Pregliasco, IK1ADH
      425 DX News Home Page: https://www.425dxn.org/
      425 DX News Google Group: https://groups.google.com/g/425eng
   DX Newsletter (DXNL)
      Edited by Andreas Salder, DK5ON
      A weekly service of DARC Committee "DX", http://www.darcdxhf.de


3C, EQUATORIAL GUINEA. Ersoy, TA2OM, is now active as 3C3CA (not
3C3W as announced last week) from Malabo, Bioko Island (AF-010), Equatorial Guinea, as of September 26th. He was using 3C/TA2OM up to that date. Ersoy will be here "for one month more, maybe two. I don't know. I was just working all the time, make work first :)" Activity will be mainly FT8 using an Icom IC-7300 into a Comet multi-band vertical. Operations have been on 40/10 meters. QSL via TA2OM.
-[OPDX # 1582 October 3, 2022]  (1002-1023)

5H, TANZANIA. Dr. Tevfik "Tev", TA1HZ, has started a new job at a project in Tabora, Tanzania. He is now active as 5H8HZ from Tabora, Tanzania, and has been on 40/20/12/10 meters using FT/FT4 at various time. Tev mentioned this past week that he will be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 29th-30th) as a Single-Op entry. QSL via eQSL, ClubLog or LoTW. He states, "Hardcopy QSL cards are NOT ready, and you will have to wait until 2023 for the exact routing. In meantime, NO QSL VIA TA BUREAU please as I am not using the bureau. Any card sent to the TA QSL Bureau will NOT be answered. Sorry but that is the way it is. Also please DO NOT SEND any hardcopy QSL card either to my TA or 1B address as I will not be able respond."
-[OPDX # 1581 September 26, 2022]  (0925-1016)

5R, MADAGASCAR. Francesco, IK6QON, will be active as 5R8FG from Madagascar between October 8th-17th. Activity will be holiday style on various HF bands using CW and SSB, with a multi-band vertical antenna and JPC-7 with 100w. He mentions that he will be on Nosy Be Island (AF-057), Nosy Iranja Island (AF-57) and in the Antsiranana City (Diego Suarez) which is in the north part of Madagascar (AF-013) the main island. QSL via IZ6BRJ, direct or by the Bureau.
-[OPDX # 1582 October 3, 2022]  (1002-1016)

8Q, MALDIVES. Gianpi, IK1TTD, will be active as 8Q7TD from Fasmendhoo Island, Maldive Islands (AS-013), between October 2-17th. Activity is to commemorate his 25th wedding anniversary. Activity will be on 20 meters using Icom IC-7300, Rybacov vertical antenna and an End-fed antenna. QSL via IK1TTD, direct, by the Bureau or LoTW.
-[OPDX # 1580 September 19, 2022]  (1002-1016)

9H, MALTA. In celebration of the life of the Late Queen Elizabeth II, members of the Marconi Amateur Radio Circle will be active as 9H6QE from September 17th to October 14th. Main activity will be on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters. QSL direct to 9H1MRC.
-[425DXN # 1637 September 17, 2022]  (0918-1009)

9J, ZAMBIA. Eddy, OE3SEU has been travelling through Africa in his motorhome since early June. After being in South Africa (ZS/OE3SEU), he is now in Namibia (V5/OE3SEU) and expects to be active as 9J2SEU from Zambia sometime in October. Activity will be on the QO-100 satellite. Follow his travels - and gave a look at dozens of stunning pictures - on https://we-travel.at/.
-[425DXN # 1638 September 24, 2022]  (1002-1016)

A6, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES. Tom, DL2RMC is currently paying his son a visit in Al Ain. For the time being he signs A65/DL2RMC. Depending on the length of his stay (plans are ranging from just 3 months up to 3 years) he may apply for an A65 callsign. QRV on 30-10m (maybe also 160m) on CW, SSB, and FT8. Right now, he his transmitting with 100W and simple antennas. In case of an extended stay Tom plans to upgrade with an amplifier and a Yagi for 20-6m. QSL via DL2RMC, OQRS, LoTW.
-[DXNL # 2321 September 28, 2022]  (1002-1023)

CE9, ANTARCTICA. Warren, VK7WN remains on the air as VKØWN from Australia's Casey Scientific Research Base until the end of October, running 100W and a 20m inverted vee antenna during his lunch break (0500Z-0600Z). QSL via LoTW or qrz.com logbook; a design for a paper card is in the making and will be available via VK7WN.
-[DXNL # 2321 September 28, 2022]  (1002-1023)

D6, COMOROS. Members of the F6KOP Radio Club will be active as D6ØAE from Comoros Islands (AF-007) between October 5-17th. Current list of operators now mentioned are Frank/F4AJQ (Team Leader), Jean-Luc/F1ULQ/ AK8DX (Co-leader), Patrick/F2DX, Damien/F4AZF, Bruno/F5AGB, Xavier/F5NTZ, Julien/F8AVK, Philippe/F8EFU, Misho/F8GGV, Andreas/DL3GA/AB8AY, Jeremy/ EI5GM, Dave/EI9FBB, Olivier/HB9GWJ, Eric/ON7RN and Kenneth/OZ1IKY. Pilot stations Thierry/F4TTR/CT2HXM and Manu/F8FKI. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8. However, 6 meters and QO-100 satellite were NOT mentioned. Suggested frequencies are:
  CW - 1820.5, 3520, 7015, 10105, 14023, 18074, 21023, 24896 and 28023 kHz
  SSB - 3785, 7120/7075, 14145, 18150, 21280, 24960 and 28450 kHz
  RTTY - 3585, 7045, 10142, 14088, 18085, 21082, 24920 and 28080 kHz
  PSK - 3585, 7045, 10142, 14080, 18085, 21082, 24920 and 28080 kHz
  FT8 - 1843, 3570, 7060, 10142, 14090, 18090, 21085, 24920 and 28085 kHz
(Split Only)
  CW: up 1-5   RTTY: up 1-10   SSB: up 5-15   FT8: F/H mode
* On 160m, they will listen down for JA and up for others.
* When working FT8, they will use Fox mode only, you'll have to setup hound to be able to work them.
QSL via F5GSJ, direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or OQRS. A Web page is available at: https://comores2022.wordpress.com
Facebook page is now available at: https://www.facebook.com/D60AE
-[OPDX # 1579 September 12, 2022]  (1002-1016)

DL, GERMANY (Special Event). Members of the DARC OV Haan (R24) are active using the special callsign, DR45HAAN, to celebrate their organization's 45th anniversary until September 30th, 2023. QSLs will be sent out via the Bureau automatically (your card is not needed). If you do not use the Bureau, QSL via DL7ET direct.
-[OPDX # 1582 October 3, 2022]  (1002-1023)

DL, GERMANY. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, DARC Ortsverband Syke (DKØSY) will be active with special DOK "50i25" from October 1st until December 31st. On October 2nd the DKØSY operators will take part in the DLFF Activity Day and be active as DFØWFF and DFØDFF from Nature Reserve DLFF-0188. QSL via the bureau. [TNX DL2VFR]
-[425DXN # 1639 October 1, 2022]  (1002-1016)

DL, GERMANY. Dieter, DF2SD celebrates the centenary of Radioteletype (RTTY) with the callsign DR1ØØRY until the end of 2022. QSL via DF2SD, eQSL, ClubLog’s OQRS, LoTW.
-[DXNL # 2320 September 21, 2022]  (0925-1009)

DXCC TOP TWENTY. Here are the top 20 entities on ClubLog’s "DXCC Most Wanted" list, last updated September 28, 2022:
   1. P5     DPRK (North Korea)  11. FT5/X  Kerguelen Island
   2. 3Y/B   Bouvet Island       12. YVØ    Aves Island
   3. FT5/W  Crozet Island       13. VKØM   Macquarie Island
   4. BS7H   Scarborough Reef    14. ZS8    Prince Edward & Marion Islands
   5. CEØX   San Felix Islands   15. KH4    Midway Island
   6. BV9P   Pratas Island       16. PYØS   Saint Peter And Paul Rocks
   7. KH7K   Kure Island         17. PYØT   Trindade & Martim Vaz Islands
   8. KH3    Johnston Island     18. KP5    Desecheo Island
   9. 3Y/P   Peter 1 Island      19. VP8S   South Sandwich Islands
  10. FT/G   Glorioso Island     20. KH5    Palmyra & Jarvis Islands
For the complete list, see https://secure.clublog.org/mostwanted.php
-[KØCF October 1, 2022]  (1002-1016)

F, FRANCE. The Radio Club du Pays de Nied (F4KIY) celebrates its 10th anniversary with the callsign TM1ØKIY until October 7th. QRV on 80-6m (CW, SSB, RTTY, FT4/8). QSL via F4KIY.
-[DXNL # 2321 September 28, 2022]  (1002-1009)

FO, FRENCH POLYNESIA. Vincent, K6VVK, will be active as FO/K6VVK from Moorea Island (OC-046), French Polynesia, from September 27th to October 5th. Activity will be holiday style on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8/FT4, with a Yaesu FTDX10 into a MT1 antenna for 20-6m and a sloping wire for 160-30m. QSL only via LoTW, ClubLog’s OQRS, eQSL and QRZ.com's Log Book. NO direct or Bureau QSLs.
-[OPDX # 1578 September 5, 2022]  (0925-1009)

FO/M, MARQUESAS ISLANDS. As reported back in June, Didier, F6BCW, will be active as TX7G from the Atuona, Hiva Oa Island, Marquesas Islands (OC-027) between October 1st-15th. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using CW, SSB and possibly FT8 and RTTY. He suggests watching between 0300-0700z and 1500-1700z. He will also be active from French Polynesia before and after Marquesas as FO/F6BCW between September 26-30th, and October 16-20th. QSL both callsigns via F6BCW, direct, by the Bureau or ClubLog’s OQRS. NO LoTW.
-[OPDX # 1579 September 12, 2022]  (0925-1016)

FW, WALLIS & FUTUNA ISLANDS. Jean/F4CIX intends to stay on Wallis for another 2 years, continuing to operate as FW/F4CIX on 40-10m (SSB, FT4/8), mainly between 0630Z and 0915Z. He uses an IC-7300, a spider beam, and a dipole. He tries to work CW with the help of Skimmer software and a keyboard. SSB traffic may be a bit slow because of limited English. Jean uploads his log to ClubLog and LoTW once a week.
-[DXNL # 2319 September 14, 2022]  (0918-1009)

GM, SCOTLAND. Look for Graham, MMØGHM to be active as MMØGHM/p and MMØGHM/m from the Isle of Barra (EU-010) on October 1st-8th. QSL via MMØGHM, direct or bureau.
-[425DXN # 1638 September 24, 2022]  (0925-1009)

HB, SWITZERLAND. Special event station HB175RAIL is QRV until the end of October to celebrate the first Swiss Rail Service of 1847. QSL via LoTW.
-[ARRL DX Bulletin # 38 September 22, 2022]  (0925-1009)

I, ITALY. Pino I8YGZ, Alex IK8YFU, Luigi IU8GUK and Domenico IW8RAO will be active as ID9Y from Vulcano Island (EU-017) on October 5th-9th. They will operate CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL only via LoTW and eQSL.
-[425DXN # 1638 September 24, 2022]  (1002-1009)

JA, JAPAN. Take, JI3DST will be QRV as JI3DST/5, JJ5RBH, JS6RRR/5, and JS6RRR/p from Shodo Island, IOTA AS-200, from September 25th to November 4th. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and FT8, depending on call sign. QSL via LoTW.
-[ARRL DX Bulletin # 38 September 22, 2022]  (0925-1016)

JW, SVALBARD. Operators Erling/LA6VM (JW6VM), Halvard/LA7XK (JW7XK) and Just/LA9DL (JW9DL) will be active from the Svalbard Amatorradio Klub (SAREK)[JW5E] between October 5-10th. Activity will be on various HF bands amd modes. QSL JW9DL via LA9DL. QSL JW7XK via LA7XK, direct or by the Bureau. QSL JW6VM via LA6VM. ADDED NOTE: This group was to be active as JW5X during the SAC SSB Contest (Scandinavian Activity Contest), but this contest has been cancelled.
-[OPDX # 1576 August 22, 2022]  (1002-1009)

KH2, GUAM ISLAND. William "BJ", WA7WJR hopes to operate beginning October 1st until November 20th as AH2/WA7WJR from Agat (Guam) and as AHØ/WA7WJR from Rota (Saipan) on 20, 17, and 15m (CW, FT4/8, some SSB). QSL via WA7WJR, LoTW.
-[DXNL # 2320 September 21, 2022]  (0925-1016)

LY, LITHUANIA. Special callsign LY77ØCT celebrates the 770th anniversary of the city Klaipeda until October 14th. QSL via LY1CT.
-[DXNL # 2321 September 28, 2022]  (1002-1016)

OE, AUSTRIA. OEVSV's Lower Austria's "district branch" in Tulln-Stockerau celebrates 25th anniversary with the callsign OE25TU until the end of October. QSL via ClubLog’s OQRS.
-[DXNL # 2321 September 28, 2022]  (1002-1023)

PA, NETHERLANDS. Operating as PF6SKCC, PG4I will be the Straight Key Century Club's "Brag Bonus Station" for the month of October. QSL via PG4I. See https://www.skccgroup.com/operating_activities/monthly_brag/.
-[425DXN # 1638 September 24, 2022]  (1002-1016)

PA, NETHERLANDS. Special callsign PA9ØØUTR calls attention to Utrecht's elevation to city status 900 years ago, until November 11th. QSL via PI4UTR.
-[DXNL # 2321 September 28, 2022]  (1002-1023)

SV5, DODECANESE. Sindre, LA6OP, will be active as SV5/LA6OP from the Island of Rhodos (EU-001) between September 18th and October 9th. Activity will be holiday style on HF and VHF, all bands from 40-4 meters (7-70 MHz) using mostly FT8 and SSB. QSL only via LoTW.
-[OPDX # 1579 September 12, 2022]  (0918-1009)

TA, TURKEY. Berkin, TA3J signs TA3J/Ø from Yassica Isl. (AS-099) until the end of October. QSL via TA3J, LoTW, ClubLog’s OQRS.
-[DXNL # 2321 September 28, 2022]  (1002-1023)

TT, CHAD. Nicolas, F8FQX has returned to N'Djamena and is back on the air as TT8SN, hoping to add a vertical antenna for 40 and 30m, and a spider beam for 20-10m to his setup. He also plans to try 60m but not 80 or 160m, due to high noise. Nicolas stays in the country until July 2023. QSL via F8FQX.
-[DXNL # 2320 September 21, 2022]  (0925-1016)

UA, EUROPEAN RUSSIA (Special Event). Look for special event station R85RTO to be active from Tambov, Russia, until October 9th. QSL via RN3RQ. A special electronic anniversary diploma is available (see QRZ.com).
-[OPDX # 1581 September 26, 2022]  (0925-1009)

UA, EUROPEAN RUSSIA (Special Event). Operators in Russia have activated the special callsign, R5ØRCR (Russia 50 Radio Club Record), in memory of the 50th anniversary of the formation of organized amateur radio in the Aleksandrovsky district of the Vladimir region, as well as the 100th anniversary of the formation of the USSR, the Record radio club established the ALEKSANDROV diploma. Operators will be active until December 14th. QSL via: Vitaly Andreevich Porokhnya, PO Box 66, Aleksandrov, Vladimir Region 601655, Russia. For more details about the event and diploma, see QRZ.RU at: https://www.qrz.ru/news/17088.html
-[OPDX # 1580 September 19, 2022]  (0918-1009)

V4, SAINT KITTS & NEVIS. John, W5JON, will once again be active as V47JA from his Calypso Bay, St. Kitts, West Indies vacation home, located 200 feet from the Caribbean Sea, until October 12th. Activity will be on 160-6 meters (incl. 60m) using SSB and FT8. Equipment is a Yaesu FT1000MP, FT450D and an Elecraft KPA500 Amplifier. John states his antennas are a Mosley Mini32A 10/15/20m, 33' Vertical 10-40m, 35' Top Loaded 80m Vertical, 160m Vertical and 6m 5 element Yagi. ALL QSLs go to W5JON direct or via LoTW. NO Bureau QSLs.
-[OPDX # 1582 October 3, 2022]  (1002-1016)

V5, NAMIBIA. Hanspeter, HB9BFM, will be active as V5/HB9BFM from "Farm Neuhof" near Gobabis, Namibia, from September 28th to October 11th. Activity will mainly be digital on the OLIVIA mode. Suggested time are between 1600-1900z on 14072.5 kHz or 14105.5 to 14108.5 kHz. QSL via HB9BFM direct.
-[OPDX # 1579 September 12, 2022]  (0925-1009)

VK, AUSTRALIA. Special callsign VK75FAA is active until the end of October to mark the 75th anniversary of Australia's Fleet Air Arm, their naval air power. QSL via VK2YVA.
-[DXNL # 2321 September 28, 2022]  (1002-1023)

VP8, FALKLAND ISLANDS. Garry, ZC4GR, announced on his Twitter page, September 24th (https://twitter.com/zc4gr) that he is now active as VP8DLB from Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (SA-002). Activity has been mainly on 40/10 meters SSB. Watch between 1800-1900z and after 0145z. He will be there until December before returning to Cyprus. QSL via EB7DX.
-[OPDX # 1581 September 26, 2022]  (0925-1016)

VP8, FALKLAND ISLANDS. Nathan, 2EØHSV (ex M3ILB) is now in Stanley, Falkland Islands working as broadcast engineer at a radio station. When time permits, he will operate SSB and digital modes "across the HF bands" as VP8AAE. He also plans to be QRV "from the various SOTA points across both East and West Falkland". QSL cards "are not something I can offer at the moment", he says, "but I will look into it".
-[425DXN # 1637 September 17, 2022]  (0918-1009)

VP9, BERMUDA. Christoph, DL1YAF, is once again active as VP9/DL1YAF from the Paget Parish (Grid FM72OG) on Bermuda (NA-005) until October 6th. Activity will be holiday style on CW, SSB and PSK31, using an IC-705 with a KXPA100 into a DX Commander Lite and Dipole. QSL via DL1YAF, by the Bureau or direct.
-[OPDX # 1582 October 3, 2022]  (1002-1009)

VQ9, CHAGOS ISLANDS. Steve, WB4GHY, will be active as VQ9SC from Diego Garcia Island (AF-006) until November 16th (Approx. Date). Activity will be limited to his off hours from work. Operations will be FT8 mainly using Fox/Hound (F/H) mode and SSB on 160-10 meters. Suggested FT8 frequencies are 1846, 3567, 5357, 7056, 10131, 14090, 18095, 21091, 24911 and 28091 kHz. QSL via WB2REM direct, ClubLog's OQRS or LoTW.
-[OPDX # 1580 September 19, 2022]  (0918-1120)

ZA, ALBANIA. Peter, OE6PBD, is expected to be active as ZA/OE6PBD from Lake Shkodra Resort, Albania, until October 10th. He reports on QRZ.com that he will be on QO-100 and as a "Guest Op" on 2 meters EME. QSL via OE6PBD, by the Bureau or direct.
-[OPDX # 1582 October 3, 2022]  (1002-1009)

ZL, NEW ZEALAND (Special Event). Members of the Whangarei Amateur Radio Club (ZL1AM) on New Zealand's North Island (OC-036, WW Loc. RF74) will be active as ZL75WARC to celebrate their club's 75th anniversary from October 1st to December 31st. Listen for QSL info.
-[OPDX # 1581 September 26, 2022]  (1002-1023)


Propagation

Solar Data
The Weekly Solar Data chart plots Solar Flux Index (SFI), Sunspot number and Planetary K-Index for the past 7 days. With 8 Planetary K-index readings each day, only the maximum and average K-index values are plotted. Note: You may click here or on the chart above to see the same data for the past month.

The solar fireworks resumed this morning, with a near X-class flare! And one of the biggest sunspots in years is emerging over the sun's northeastern limb, with more than a dozen dark cores spread over a large area. Magnetograms of the sunspot group reveal a magnetic field that could produce X-class solar flares. Stay tuned!

The solar flux began the week holding at 135 for four straight days, then rose slightly to end the week at 148. The sunspot count ranged from 56 to 128. Geomagnetic conditions have been up and down all week, with a slightly disturbed K-index reading of 5 on the 27th and ranging from 1 to 4 the rest of the week. Predicted solar flux values are 146 on October 2nd-4th, 140 on October 5th-7th, then 135 on October 8th.

Solar Flares This Week (Updated  11:06 AM   10/04/2022)

Date UTC Mag.
 Oct 04, 2022  1315  M 1.6 
 Oct 03, 2022   2202   M 1.3 
 Oct 03, 2022   2122   M 1.8 
 Oct 03, 2022   2028   M 1.3 
 Oct 03, 2022   1530   M 1.6 
 Oct 03, 2022   1111   M 1.5 
 Oct 03, 2022   1011   M 4.2 
 Oct 03, 2022   0233   M 2.6 
 Oct 02, 2022   2025   X 1.0 
 Oct 02, 2022   1405   M 1.2 
 Oct 02, 2022   0221   M 8.8 
 Oct 01, 2022   2010   M 5.8 
 Sep 30, 2022   1734   M 1.3 
 Sep 30, 2022   1622   M 2.9 
 Sep 30, 2022   0401   M 1.0 

Highs for Cycle 25:
  Solar Flux: 180 on May 18, 2022.
  Sunspots:  173 on May 16, 2022.


Selected Upcoming Contests

Contest Start End Web Site
Makrothen RTTY Contest Oct 8 0000Z Oct 9 1559Z Rules
Nevada QSO Party Oct 8 0300Z Oct 9 2100Z Rules
Oceania DX Contest, CW Oct 8 0600Z Oct 9 0600Z Rules
Scandinavian Activity Contest, SSB Oct 8 1200Z Oct 9 1200Z Rules
Arizona QSO Party Oct 8 1500Z Oct 9 0500Z Rules
Pennsylvania QSO Party Oct 8 1600Z Oct 9 0400Z Rules
Oct 9 1300Z Oct 9 2200Z
South Dakota QSO Party Oct 8 1800Z Oct 9 1800Z Rules
10-10 Int. Fall Contest, CW Oct 15 0001Z Oct 16 2359Z Rules
New York QSO Party Oct 15 1400Z Oct 16 0200Z Rules
Illinois QSO Party Oct 16 1700Z Oct 17 0100Z Rules
Stew Perry Topband Challenge Oct 22 1500Z Oct 23 1500Z Rules
North American SSB Sprint Contest Oct 23 0000Z Oct 23 0400Z Rules
CQ Worldwide DX Contest, SSB Oct 29 0000Z Oct 30 2400Z Rules
Ukrainian DX Contest (Cancelled) Nov 5 1200Z Nov 6 1200Z Rules
ARRL Sweepstakes Contest, CW Nov 5 2100Z Nov 7 0300Z Rules