Author Archives: Ed Efchak

The Next Big Geomagnetic Storm Poses An Astronomical Risk To Modern Man

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An Overview Of The Chinese Satellite Now Orbiting The Moon With Amateur Radio Capabilities

Chinese Amateur Radio Satellite In Spanish with English sub-titles…quite interesting.  

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Links To Relevant Hurricane Florence Information and Traffic Nets

11 September 1000 EDT For up-to-date information on Hurricane Florence, please check out these links: – Hurricane Watch Net – http://hwn.org/ – VOIP Hurricane Net – http://voipwx.net/ – Amateur Radio at the National Hurricane Center – http://w4ehw.fiu.edu/ – SATERN – http://www.satern.org/ – ARRL – http://www.arrl.org/ … Continue reading

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Amateur Radio Images From The Chinese Satellite Orbiting The Moon

An interesting story about the recent launch and the satellite itself. More about downloading images can be found on the AMSAT Twitter page both US and UK versions Chinese lunar mission and amateur radio  

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The Origin Of Ham Terms

HAM_SPEAK Some nice background from AC6V courtesy of W2DLT…now you can speak with authority to your friends!!  

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The Beginning of a New Solar Cycle?

REVERSE POLARITY SUNSPOT: New sunspot AR2720 is not only large, but also strange. Its magnetic polarity is reversed. The North and South ends of its enormous magnetic field are backwards compared to the norm for sunspots in the current solar cycle, decaying … Continue reading

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All You Need To Know About RFI (And Other Stuff)

RFI-Ham A good read…

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