Holy cow! I’ve been off the air for 2 years with all this lockdown BS. But I’m back. The bands are really open now. 10-meters is where all the action is as shown in this video.
Try some FT8 if you haven’t yet, it’s a great mode.
Current solar cycle progression
The following prediction gives a rough idea of the frequency of space weather storms of all types, from radio blackouts to geomagnetic storms to radiation storms, so is used by ham radio operators and shortwave listeners alike to gauge the expected impact of space weather in the coming years.