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Cluster Activity

Spots per uW band today:
UK spotter or spotted only.

Solar data:
SFI
71
A-Index
11
K-Index
0
Exp.K
0
Sunspots
0
Activity
qui
GMF
act
Aurora?
no

My Weather

ArrayDate:22/02/19 Time:18:47
Temp:11.5C
Wind Speed:5mph
Wind Dir:157deg
Pressure:1031.94mB
Humidity:250%
Dew Point:41.5C
UKHASnet

I managed to hear some of the bigger stations about including OK1DFC, OE9ERC, ON7UN, G4CCH and probably a few others i could not positively identify!. All these stations have been on cw but have heard a few stations on JT65c also..

This is with the home made 1.8M dish, 12.5mm steel mesh and 15mm square ribs manually hammered into shape using a jig!
Feed was a 3 turn helical at this point.


OE9ERC the strongest JT65 station i heard..

OE9ERC on JT65



On CW the loudest station heard was OK1DFC...
OK1DFC



Dish



Dish Mount





I hvae done some Sun Noise measurements with this setup and i am getting around 4.3db of Sun Noise.

I need to do a bit more optimising yet!

Sun Noise measurement in SpectrumLab
















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