Archive for tag: Astronomy

Anybody want to take over the domain telescopemaking.org?

July 29, 2010 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’ve had the domain telescopemaking.org for a long time (even longer than brainwagon.org) but I haven’t been keeping up with refreshing any of the content on it in years. Rather than just continuing to maintain the aging content, I’d like to pass the domain off to someone who might make better use of it. Are […]

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Space Weather Radio: News and information about sunspots, solar flares and meteor showers

January 3, 2009 | Amateur Radio, Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

Thanks to Joanne, K9JKM for pointing out that Space Weather Radio is piping audio of Ursid Meteors crossing the radar fence which guards our country from the Ruskies. If you tune in, occasionally you’ll hear a rapid descending tone, caused by the radar bouncing off the ionized trails of meteors. Pretty cool.

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