The last couple of days have shown both the good and the bad sides of increasing solar activity, says Steve G0KYA.
He adds that Sunday and Monday were fantastic examples of how high levels of solar activity/sunspots, coupled with quiet geomagnetic conditions, can make the bands come alive.
“The solar flux index was up to 190 on Saturday and geomagnetic conditions were relatively calm. All the upper...
27 March 2011
The Real Sounds of Solar Storm on 180 MHz
A solar radio storm is in progress. The source is sunspot 1176 and surrounding active regions, pictured above. Some of the bursts recorded by Amateur Radio astronomer Thomas Ashcraft in rural New Mexico USA.
"They remind me of waves crashing on a beach ," says Ashcraft. "I recorded...