The Twelve: List of Rigs

In my last post, I introduced my foolhardy campaign to homebrew a rig (receiver, transmitter, or transceiver) each month from November, 2020 to November 2021.

I’m already deep into the first one for November 2020. I don’t want to say too much about it in advance of its completion—it has a seasonal application—but […]

Sunspot Number, Recent Events, and a Classic American Song

Holy Cow! Get a load of this:

I hadn’t looked at any information on current “space weather” for some time now. So imagine my surprise and pleasure at seeing the figures for today: sunspot count (SN): 84, and solar-flux index (SFI): 115!!!!!

It really has been a crappy year, but with Solar Cycle 25 […]