October 07, 2020
October 07, 2020 08:16 PM – ARRL -Solar physicist Leif Svalgaard of the W.W. Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory at Stanford University has predicted
a maximum sunspot number of 128 ±10, slightly better than Solar Cycle 24.
“The overall average is 132 ±47 (median 124),” he said. “None of these numbers are substantially different, so one could perhaps just go with the ‘wisdom of the crowd.’ All predictions that we consider hav…
October 07, 2020 07:52 PM – ARRL -According to a Spaceweather.com
report, Scott Tilley, VE7TIL, in British Columbia, Canada, received a signal from the NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), flying just 274 kilometers (about 170 miles) above the red planet’s surface. The signal was an X-band carrier containing no data or telemetry.
“Its purpose is to allow for Doppler tracking,” Tilley explained. “The rapid change in pitch of …
October 07, 2020 03:33 PM – ARRL -The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN
at the National Hurricane Center (NHC
), and The Salvation Army’s SATERN
have announced activations for Hurricane Delta, the latest Atlantic storm. The HWN moved to its Alert Level 4 on Wednesday and is now running on 14.325 MHz. WX4NHC monitors the same frequency to gather “ground truth” reports from radio amateurs that may assist NHC forecasters.
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October 07, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – A Bright Region Leaves and Solar Storm Wanes with a Mini-Storm Kiss – The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW
October 07, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – VERON highlights the plight of amateur radio in the Netherlands, there are hardly any young radio amateurs. Poll PA3BYV talks to IARU Region 2’s new Youth Liaison Officer Sterling N0SSC
October 07, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – This week, an amateur radio operator in British Columbia picked up a radio signal … from Mars
October 07, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – On October 2, the telecommunications regulator INDOTEL convened the clubs of the Dominican Republic to a public hearing on the regulations for the amateur radio service
October 07, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Behiye Esma Öte became interested in amateur radio at the age of 11 but the age restriction in Turkey meant she had to wait until she was 13 before getting her licence TA5ABO in 2018
October 07, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – The U.K. Home Office said that Airwave network likely will not be turned off until at least the beginning of 2024 due to delays with the Emergency Services Network (ESN)
October 07, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section