Archive for date: June 8, 2011

Boom! A big solar flare, with some links…

June 8, 2011 | Amateur Radio, Amateur Science, Astronomy | By: Mark VandeWettering

This morning’s massive coronal mass ejection from the Sun got me scrambling around trying to remember details of how amateurs can monitor solar flare activity during the current solar cycle. Mark Spencer, WA8SME, had some articles on building a small monitoring station that detected SIDs, or “sudden ionospheric disturbances”. The basic idea is to create […]