First opening started at 10.28 UT when
OH and one SM3 were working into UA6. Few minutes later ES made UA6 too and SP
was working into UA3 and UA4 (LO20). Second opening started at
17.30 UT from UA3 to LA and SM3. That one lasted
until 18.01 UT. Involved DXCC today:
UA6, UA4, UA3, ES, OH, SM, LA, SP.
10:54 144303 SP9APC/5 59 59 KO02BW
10.34 RZ6BU 559/599, my loc is KP32RT.
10.38 RZ6BU ssb , 59/59 (40db over s9)
I also heard UT5, but no contact
Kenwood TM 255 and 2 x 17 el Cushcraft 17B2 at 218 ASL and 38.5m from ground
with 7/8 hardline. Power was 40w. This summer has been very poor for ES, this
was 1st time in central Finland.
1028z RZ6BU 599 599 KN84pv 2017
1047z RZ6BU 59 59 KN84pv 2017
1048z UT5ER 599 599 KN78er 1560
Rig: IC-746 100 W + 4x10el
1040 UA6MA 59/59 SSB KN97VE
ts700+100W and 4 x 15el