ARRL is partnering with HamSCI to encourage participation in two eclipse events.
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Accessed on 08 September 2023, 0702 UTC.
Content provided by The ARRL and Ed Efchak (WX2R).
Source: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgzGtwznFJPlmKCncKQqPJSQLHrph (HamSci Eclipse Events).
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Russ Roberts (KH6JRM), Public Information Officer, Hawaii County (ARRL Pacific Section).
7:58 PM (1 hour ago)
a total solar eclipse. These celestial events will be followed widely by
hams because of the sudden and dynamic changes that occur in the
ionosphere during an eclipse. While much is known about ionospheric
propagation, much is still to be learned. And these will be the last
two solar eclipses in North America for nearly 20 years.
ARRL is partnering with HamSCI – the Ham Radio Science Citizen
Investigation to encourage amateurs to get on the air and operate as
part of the The HamSCI Festivals of Eclipse Ionospheric Science.
Propagation experiments will include the Solar Eclipse QSO Party using
CW, FT4/8, SSB and other digital modes and The Gladstone Signal Spotting
Challenge (GSSC) using CW, WSPR and FST4W modes.
The October 14th event will run from 1200-2200 UTC and amateurs may
operate on any band and any mode from 6-160 meters (except the WARC
All the details may be found at www.hamsci.org/eclipse. If you have any
questions or know of a club that would be interested in having a
presentation to learn more about the science around the events, please
contact the HamSCI Public Relations Officer, Ed Efchak WX2R at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Ed is also the PIC for the ARRL Northern New
Help your local hams to save the dates…get on the air…and send in a
log. Help be a part of science!
Public Information Coordinator
American Radio Relay League
Northern New Jersey Section
ARRL Pacific Section
Section Manager: Joseph Speroni, AH0A