ARES Net Report 7/7/2015

Cleveland County ARES Net was activated at 8:00 pm, net control was WX5MOR/Gayland. Twenty-eight persons checked into the net.  In addition to those on the roster, the following checked in: W3QEN/David Announcements from net control included: -Information concerning the current Flash Flood Watch and weather forecast.  ARES members were reminded to please not drive into…

The K7RA Solar Update

Bottom line: Not as bad as we thought it was going to be! 07/03/2015 Conditions over Field Day weekend turned out to be not bad at all. The expected geomagnetic upset never happened. On June 25-26, the Thursday and Friday before Field Day, the predicted planetary A index for the June 27-28 was 45 and…

SCARS 2015 Field Day Pictures, July 6, 2015

I hope you had a safe and celebratory Independance Day! David Grizzle sent me a picture dump from Field Day! Thanks David! There may be some duplicates from last week, but here they are. NOTE: We re-cycled last year’s Field Day sign, so it has the wrong dates, but it WAS this year! As always,…

CEDAR Conference Participants Dig Into Science of Interest to Radio Amateurs

07/01/2015 It was a meeting of the minds as more than 300 scientists — many of them radio amateurs — met at the University of Washington in Seattle during the week of June 21 for the annual National Science Foundation-sponsored Coupling, Energetics, and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions (CEDAR) Conference. CEDAR is a broad-based, community-guided upper-atmosphere…