Location

Welcome to Winfield, British Columbia, Canada.

I live in Winfield, B.C. — smack-dab in the center of the Okanagan Valley in the (usually) sunny southern interior of British Columbia, Canada. Winfield is one of four neighborhood constituencies in the District of Lake Country.

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  • Maidenhead grid locator: DO00hb.
  • Latitude: 50°02’50″N
  • Longitude: -119°25’03″W
  • One of the finest wines you will ever try is made by Gray Monk Estate Winery, right here in Lake Country. It is named after the exact location of the vineyard: “Latitude Fifty.”

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Time of latest WWV report Solar flux index -- from SWPC WWV.txt Day's sunspot count -- from SWPC dayind.txt Current A-index -- from SWPC curind.txt Curren K-index -- from SWPC curind.txt Geomagnetic condition based on current A-index and K-index levels GOES 14 Solar X-ray flux -- A or B is good, C M or X is not good Calculated band conditions based on +/- points awarded for latest: A-index, Aurora level, X-ray flux, Solar Flux Index, and typical utility of each band group during hours of daylight or darkness Latest OVATION-prime aurora forecast images K-index (3-hour readings from Boulder, CO) for the past 24 hours Solar Flux and Sunspots for the past 14 days Developed for the Orca DX and Contest Club by VA7ST
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