LOOK at our amazing skys

 Don’t have a filter? Try the projection technique.

SPACE WEATHER BALLOONhttps://w7tap.net/space-weather-information/ DATA

CME BALLOON LAUNCH: Within minutes of the CME’s arrival, the students of Earth to Sky Calculus and Spaceweather.com launched a cosmic ray balloon to the stratosphere. Ten years of practice helps get a balloon in the air quickly:

GLANCING-BLOW CME: As predicted, a CME brushed Earth’s magnetic field during the late hours of Jan. 17th. The glancing blow sparked a minor G1-class geomagnetic storm. The CME was hurled into space on Jan. 14th by a C4-class solar flare (sunspot AR2925). Storm conditions are subsiding now and should continue to wane throughout Jan. 18th. Aurora alerts:SMS Text.

VOLCANIC GRAVITY WAVES OVER HAWAII: The eruption of an undersea volcano near Tonga on Jan. 15th was even bigger than anyone thought. It nearly touched the edge of space. Hours after a mushroom cloud burst out of the Pacific Ocean, cameras at the Gemini Observatory on Mauna Kea recorded red waves rippling over Hawaii:

Ham Radio Events


 Ham Radio 360 was a bi-weekly Amateur Radio Podcast created for the “New Guy”. Hosted by Cale Nelson, K4CDN, the show chronicled his journey with over 3 and a half years of interviews and projects for all things Ham Radio. The show ran from 2014-2018.


Reno ham radio testing 2022

Winter Field Day Association (WFDA) is a dedicated group of Amateur Radio Operators who believe that emergency communications in a winter environment is just as important as the preparations and practice that is done each summer but with some additional unique operational concerns.

January 29/30, 2022



QCWA Silver State Chapter #190

Hi everyone,
Per the suggestion and the vote the name has now officially reverted to Silver State.
You can see it on the QCWA website under members….

 Meetings have been cancelled till further notice.







At Jack’s coffee shop

605 North Wells


I am sorry to announce that our meeting must be canceled for the month of January. COVID-19 has become too contagious to chance any of our members from getting sick or dying. This will also keep the disease from spreading.  

I hope that by February 22, 2022, we can resume meetings again.