Health and Happiness to all Friends and Family.
Please do spare a thought, or do something for those less fortunate than ourselves.
Hope you have a Merry Christmas! :-)
EI5IX - M0XII
Earth-orbiting satellites detected an X1-class solar flare from sunspot AR1875 on Oct. 28th at 0203 UT. This is the 3rd X-flare since Oct. 25th, which means solar activity is still high.
X-ray Event exceeded X1
Begin 0141 UTC
Max 0203 UTC
End 0212 UTC
X-ray Class: X1.0
Optical Class: 2n
NOAA Scale: R3 -Strong
Not great news for HF but might be good for VHF / UHF bands! Time will tell....
I'll be looking for you on the Bands! :)