|[AMRadio] I wish the Sun would control himself|
n1fcu at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 13 23:20:42 EST 2006
Quick, somebody call in Dr. Phil.
--- SBJohnston at aol.com wrote:
> This afternoon/evening I was building and testing a
> 10.0 MHz WWV receiver to
> replace the dying Heathkit "Most Accurate Clock"
> receiver at my work. All was
> going well until the WWV signal faded out suddenly.
> I fooled with the
> receiver for an hour or so thinking something had
> failed, but its sensitivity was
> still excellent when driven by my service monitor's
> Finally I turned on another shack receiver and found
> WWV gone. What the
> heck? Did the antenna fall down? No, they all are
> performing the same.
> Propagation really dropped out. Now I see that a
> solar flare started hitting the
> Earth causing this disruption!
> I really wish the Sun would avoid these outbursts
> while I'm trying to build
> Steve WD8DAS
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