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Aurora Borealis Possible In Michigan This Weekend

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Aurora Borealis Possible In Michigan This Weekend

Post by CK-722 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:26 am



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Re: Aurora Borealis Possible In Michigan This Weekend

Post by windsor » Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:15 pm

will the aurora borealis create dx conditions similar to sporadic E or meteor scatter???


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Re: Aurora Borealis Possible In Michigan This Weekend

Post by CK-722 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:44 pm

Wipes out AM except >1500 kHz, and to the South. WWL and WSB are usually there, plus Central America and the Caribbean. HF bands are Sporadic. It will sometimes recover and repeat.

Groundwave is sometimes interesting where Night Patterns favor your direction, or are close by, and it is like Daytime conditions.


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Re: Aurora Borealis Possible In Michigan This Weekend

Post by k8jd » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:57 am

Aurora backscatter is an interesting mode on 10 M and up to low VHF !
Many years ago I worked several stations in the Toronto and Chicago areas one night on both, 10 and 6 M band SSB and CW, with all antennas aimed north to do it ! One guy turned his antenna toward me and disappeared !



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Re: Aurora Borealis Possible In Michigan This Weekend

Post by k8jd » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:59 am

Some signals on 40 M are starting to get the aurora flutter sound this morning.



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Re: Aurora Borealis Possible In Michigan This Weekend

Post by Splouge » Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:57 am

Aurora borealis? At this time of day? At this time of year? In this part of the country? Localized entirely within your kitchen?



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Re: Aurora Borealis Possible In Michigan This Weekend

Post by windsor » Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:41 pm

I have only talked meteor scatter one time early 80's on 11m. Short skip to Cleveland,Ottawa and GR. Those are some rare QSO's on 11.


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Re: Aurora Borealis Possible In Michigan This Weekend

Post by RingtailedFox » Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:57 pm

Splouge wrote:
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:57 am
Aurora borealis? At this time of day? At this time of year? In this part of the country? Localized entirely within your kitchen?
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Re: Aurora Borealis Possible In Michigan This Weekend

Post by Ed Joseph » Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:07 pm

I can tell you this, the weekend of the flare was downright awful on HF bands. And what a mess the HF Hurricane Watch Net had to deal with.


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