June Meeting – 9th

Saturday, June 9, 7 p.m.
Avonport, 475 Bluff Road

Speaker: Bill Sproul

Topic: The Sun – Its Effect on Radio Communications

Summary: Civilization has been radically transformed by radio technology, beginning in the early 20th century and continuing until the present. The Sun plays a large part in the behavior of many terrestrial radio waves. My presentation will discuss the effects of the Sun on radio propagation, beginning with a brief discussion on the Sun, followed by a more detailed discussion on solar phenomena and their particular effects on radio.

Bill Sproul is an amateur astronomer, electronics enthusiast, and licensed amateur radio operator (call sign VA1BIL). He operates a high frequency radio station and has made contacts with other amateur radio stations around the world.

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