This map of 8-July-2004 covers from 15:20z to 16:28z. This was another brief opening, as a result of a cloud over the Dodecanese Isl. that allowed some fortunate guys to add Israel to their DXCC list. You can also look at the other map covering from 10:00 to 13:57z 

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This map shows the evolution, size and MUF of the sporadic-E cloud that caused the opening on 144 MHz. and it is an estimation based on the information I have picked up here and there of QSO and reports of European stations. I don't claim it to be accurate but just an estimation that could help understand what happened that day.

Also please notice that sometimes you will see MUF rise very quickly.  This is because of the almost complete lack of data for frequencies between 51 and 144 MHz. that leads to shown MUF rising almost 90 MHz in one minute.  You should understand that this is not the usual behaviour of MUF, but the result of that lack of data.

| Other Sporadic-E maps | MUF forecast |

Logs received:

Aćim YZ1EW
10:55  SM7WT    59   59  jo65qq
10:56  OZ2M     59   54  jo65fr
10:56  SM6CMU   59   59  jo57xk
11:01  OZ5AGJ   59   55  jo56dg
11:02  DG0KW    59   59  jo64mh
11:02  DD3SP    59   59  jo72en
12:09  G8GXP    59   59  io93fq
13:29  G4LOH    59   59  io70jc

You can help develop these maps!. After the openings, please send me your logs of 50, 70 and 144 MHz QSO via sporadic-E (Much preferably in ADIF format)

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