RRA EP 46 Basic Propagation 5 Solar Cycle

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Doin’s in the clubStill working on ARES and ClubRatified club constitutionVoting on duessat around with some new club members and talked about radiosgo hang out at a local clubBorrowing a different repeater to improve coverageOur repeater ideas have fallen throughWe’ve been offered a 100 foot tower if we had something to put on itSimulate emergency TestW2CEW working on WinlinkSolar CycleSunspotsSolar Cycle runs about 11 yearsmore sunspots at the peak of the cycleThe sun is more active when the solar cycle is upmore radiation to creates charged particles in the ionospheredenser ionosphere means more refractionRichard’s Story TimeWhen it’s up it’s greatHigher ionization helps radio waves propagate more efficientlyMUF Maximum Usable FrequencySolar Flares and Coronal Holes are badProtons are charge killersEasy on the Jargon with the new guysGeomagnetic Storm bad too!It can even charge the D Layer and disrupt Lower HF FrequenciesNew Hams are getting frustratedYou can’t fight the sunMake sure your station is ready for when the cycle comes backWe are currently at Solar minimumNext Sunspot peak will max around 2023 -2026Usable propagation before themFlorida and California, Damn!Use WWV, International Broadcast, to get your receive up to snuffDon’t forget the dummy loadI hear snoringStay tuned for more to comeHe’s nagging again73 everybody

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RRA EP 46 Basic Propagation 4

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Sporadic E Propagation

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setting up a Patreon area at the websiteuncut episodesout takeswith music and without musicdifferent audio formatsassorted tracks that never made it into the showand exclusive access to the Patreon area on the discord serverBuy me a cup of coffeeBasically a tip JarPaypalone time donation or reoccurring donationWe are basically rebuilding the studio hereWe have become a Bridge Com Affiliateit works the same as Amazon did we get a percentage if you purchase using our linkGnorman and I were sitting around drinking and talking… Thinking about doing a separate show for Digital Voice we’ll keep you postedMain topic Propagation 4Sporadic E Propagation6 meters is like HF and VHFHeavily ionized patches of the E LayerSeveral hundred miles to several thousand milesRefraction off the Ionized layerIt is sporadicI know a guy using WSPR to track sporadic ETropospheric DuctingOcean of airThe atmosphere is kind of acts like a fluidWeather can cause refraction of radio wavesLook up temperature inversionsThey can create a “duct”hundreds of miles to thousands of milesRichards Story TimeTrans-equatorial propagationStations equidistant on opposite sides of the equatorWorks better for lower latitudesMeteor ScatterBest during meteor showersPersiadsLionidsMeteors leave a dense trail of ionization as the burn up in the atmosphereGo out and read up on this stuffPreach the good news of Amateur radioSpend time with you familyWe’ll see you next time73

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