QCWA Silver State Chapter #190
The bimonthly meeting of the
Silver State QCWA Will meet next on Saturday January 08 th 2022 11am at Famous Dave’s 4925 Kietzke In Reno. You do not need to be a member to attend.
Famous Daves BBQ In Reno, Nv
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….
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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:
WHEN IS THE NEXT VENUS-MOON CONJUNCTION? Did you miss last night’s Venus-Moon conjunction? Mark your calendar for Dec. 6th.
COMET LEONARD IS COMING: The brightest comet of the year is heading for Earth. On Dec. 12, 2021, Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) will be just 35 million kilometers away and could be visible to the naked eye in the early morning sky. This is what it looked like last night:
Nov. 16, 2021: Russia just destroyed one of its own satellites. On Nov. 15, 2021
GEOMAGNETIC STORM WATCH: Minor G1-class geomagnetic storms are possible on Nov. 27th when a CME is expected to sideswipe Earth’s magnetic field. Click to watch the storm cloud leaving the sun yesterday:
WHERE ARE THE NOCTILUCENT CLOUDS? Something’s missing from the South Pole: Noctilucent clouds (NLCs). Normally at this time of year the first puffs of electric blue appear in the mesosphere above Antarctica. But as current data from NASA’s AIM spacecraft show, the noctilucent zone is empty:
GEOMAGNETIC STORM WATCH: Minor G1-class geomagnetic storms are possible on Nov. 27th or 28th when a CME is expected to sideswipe Earth’s magnetic field. The CME left the sun on Nov. 24th following a filament eruption in the sun’s southern hemishere. Even if the CME misses, solar wind plasma shoved toward Earth by the nearby storm cloud could spark Arctic auroras. Aurora alerts: SMS Text
RENO QRP SLOW SPEED CW NET
NEXT NET SESSION WILL BE ON
THURSDAY DECEMBER 2, 2021
NOTE TIME CHANGE NOW AT 11:00 AM
Next meeting 21 December 2021 at 11: AM
At Jack’s coffee shop
605 North Wells
Reno ham radio testing 2022
here is one example of a nvis antenna
For emergency Communications; a station should have at least one NVIS antenna.
We host ERC Nets here in So NV as follows: pulling this together for all our benefit!
Frequency 3975 KC/KH 08:00 Saturday Morning
Monday night ERC net 21:15 On the snars repeater system.