Thursday, 13 August 2015
Meteor scatter was never so easy.
For a time, it can look as if meteor scatter is just a matter of point and shoot.
QSOs, like this one with F6FDR/P in JN14 (approx 1314km) are like routine e-mails.
Sadly on some other days a meteor scatter QSO can take hours.
However, let us make hay while the sun shines.
The Perseids should be at their peak for a day or two more, so I hope to be active again.
I wrote before about PE1MXPs experiment using ISCAT-B. He was looking for meteor scatter reports on his beacon on 4m meteor scatter. Usually the beacon runs PI-RX mode, but during meteor events he runs it overnight on ISCAT-B.
Well, strangely I could not hear him on meteor scatter, but I heard him on tropo during the day. Here is the PI-RX screen :-
687km is not bad for tropo. Well done Roelf.