Sunspot activity continues to be zero, with no spots visible in the ten day sequence from November 18 to 28. It is still not known whether Cycle 24 has actually commenced.
In Melbourne, good propagation is noted in the lower area of the 11 MHz band, 11550-11700, in the period 2100-2200, represented by very strong longpath signals from North America, and short path propagation from Africa and Asia.
These are occupancies observed on Nov 29:
11520 USA WEWN English
11550 USA WEWN Spanish
11565 USA WYFR German
11620 INDIA English
11650 AUSTRALIA RA Shepparton English
11655 MADAGASCAR RN Dutch
11660 AUSTRALIA RA Shepparton
11690 RWANDA DW Kigali English
11695 AUSTRALIA RA Shepparton English
11700 USA WYFR Spanish