Notwithstanding zero sunspot activity, propagation into Melbourne on 11 and 13 MHz continues to be very good in the post-sunrise period from 1900 to 2000.
This is represented by strong shortpath signals from Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, and longpath from the Americas.
This is a sumamry of selected observations made on December 22, 2008, during our summer solstice!
11760 GERMANY AWR-Wertachtal African langs
11940 SPAIN REE Spanish
12045 GERMANY RN-Wertachtal English
13605 INDIA Arabic
13620 INDIA English
13650 CANADA RCI-Sackville French
13685 MALI CRI-Bamako Arabic to 1930 sign-off
13710 SAO TOME VOA English
13720 PORTUGAL RDP Portuguese
13780 SRI LANKA DW-Trincomalee Arabic
13820 GERMANY DW-Wertachtal Arabic
13845 USA WWCR English
Regards from Melbourne!