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Universe, Sun
Dec 21, 1998

small to be detected, their ion trails produce strong echoes that can be heard on simple ham radio equipment.   Amateur radio enthusiast Dr. Steven Bienvenu monitored...

Earth, Sun
Dec 3, 2001

the decaying Proton rocket on Dec. 2nd at 0417 UT. The 217 MHz radar signal was transmitted by the Naval Space Surveillance Radar in Kickapoo, Texas. Nelson detected the echo...

Universe, Sun
Aug 13, 1999

observers looked for the Perseid meteors with their eyes, some enthusiasts used ham radios to listen to the shower. When fast-moving meteoroids strike Earth's atmosphere they...

Sun
Nov 16, 2002

,' " explains Rob Suggs, the leader of the MSFC Space Environments Team and one of the show's co-organizers. "It's basically a TV antenna and a ham radio receiver. Whenever a...

Universe, Sun
Mar 23, 2000

components that should total less than $10,000. There will be 4 helical antennas in a small phased array tuned to 2.27 GHz. The cost could end up being as little as $5000. We...

Earth, Solar System
Oct 4, 2007

: In Oct. 1957, ham radio operator Roy Welch of Dallas, Texas, tunes in to the 20 MHz radio tones of Sputnik. [More] [ <div class="dnd-atom-wrapper" data-scald-align="...

Sun
Sep 12, 2003

they were pelted by fast-moving solar protons. Our planet's magnetic field recoiled from the onslaught, and ham radio operators experienced a strong shortwave blackout....

Universe, Solar System
May 7, 1999

Space Science News home       A high-flying weather balloon takes off this weekend in search of meteoroids from comet Halley   May 7, 1999: A...

Sun, Solar System
Jan 30, 2001

ionosphere fits safely inside our planet's much-larger magnetosphere, solar wind erosion is not a problem. That's good news for ham radio operators who depend on the radio-...

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