DXpedition in Lapland: Argentinian stations heard
daily despite solar storms
unusually restless sun spew vast amounts of particles
at us almost throughout September, which wreaked
havoc on the AM band. However, there was still a
daily opening towards Argentina before sunrise.
From the eastern front, the AIH72
DXpedition in Finnish Lapland logged a handful
of rare stations from the Philippines, but only
few from Australia, which was our most coveted target
this time of the year.
the AIH72 DXpedition report (October 3, 2017)
How to Identify Chinese Radio
is one of the few countries increasing its presence
on the medium wave (AM) radio dial, as DXers have
been able to observe. Identifying Chinese stations
can however be tricky if you don't understand the
this guide you will learn how to identify Chinese
stations based on just a few keywords and phrases.
Don't let the language barrier intimidate you, because
DXing Chinese stations can be extremely exciting
the Article (January 1, 2014)
Solar-terrestrial indices for 19 October follow.
Solar flux 73 and estimated planetary A-index 12.
The estimated planetary K-index at 0000 UTC on 20 October was 3.
No space weather storms were observed for the past 24 hours.
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Source: NOAA Space Weather
Prediction Center (updated here in real time every
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the article (updated in October 2017)
the latest DXpedition report from Aihkiniemi
(October 3, 2017)