On the other hand, conditions on 40m late Tuesday evening, 5 September were amazingly good.
Between 2210 and 2310 UTC I worked:
YB, LU, ZP, HS, BD, W1,2,3 and 4, VE1, YI, UA0, UN7 and sundry Europeans. All at high signal strengths. It was reminiscent of conditions at a solar maximum.