27. Sept 2017
This Aurora opening was caused by a recurring Coronal hole.
Rig:IC-821H + PA 180W + 9-ele-yagi
ODX:UA1ANA KO69BW 1187 km
Log:21:09 RX1AS KO59XW 55A 55A 1178 km 30
21:24 UA1ANA KO69BW 52A 55A 1187 km 20
21:40 RX1AS KO59XW 59A 59A 1178 km 40 SSB
21:52 RM1A KO59BU 55A 57A 1078 km 30
Comment:Hrd also RN3DKQ in KO85 but too weak to get through the pile-up.
The Aurora became stronger and continued during the night. But I had to go and get some sleep before work.
Rig:IC7100, GS35B, LNA, 14el OWL, remoterig
ODX:ES3RF KO29IF 900km
Log:23:15 SM5EPO JP80MC 858km
22:15 SM0NUE JO99CQ? 816km
22:13 ES3RF KO29IF 900km
15:17 SM5DFF JO88CN 687km
15:14 SM7GVF JO77GA 537km
15:12 SM6BFE JO68DQ 758km
15:08 SM4IVE JO79SD 756km
Comment:all QSO between 015deg to 040deg as usual high noise level
In second openning tropo helps to catch Aurora during that also:
Heard also R3CT KO86, SM5DWF, ES2DF KO29