The K7RA Solar Update

On March 2 at 2353 UTC the Australian Space Forecast Centre issued a geomagnetic disturbance warning for March 3. “The Earth is currently under the influence of a high speed solar wind stream from a recurrent coronal hole. On 3 March geomagnetic activity is expected to reach active levels. Isolated minor storm periods are also possible.” This reporting week (February 23 through March 1, 2017) sun…

Speaker Announced for SouthWest Ohio DX Association DX Dinner at Dayton

The SouthWest Ohio DX Association (SWODXA) has announced that Ruth Willet, KM4LAO, will keynote its 32nd annual DX Dinner®, held in conjunction with the 2017 Dayton Hamvention®. Her topic will be “Experiencing the Hobby of a Lifetime.” A student at Kettering University majoring in mechanical engineering and engineering physics, she was a member of the 2016 Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure…