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Cluster Activity

Spots per uW band today:
UK spotter or spotted only.

Solar data:
SFI
73
A-Index
12
K-Index
3
Exp.K
3
Sunspots
0
Activity
qui
GMF
qui
Aurora?
no

My Weather

Date:24/11/17 Time:00:04
Temp:2C
Wind Speed:7.5mph
Wind Dir:202deg
Pressure:1001.71mB
Humidity:118%
Dew Point:5.6C
UKHASnet
117km Lightwave QSO!

This was some time ago but I finally got round to adding some information..

In 2011 i managed to make contact with Stuart G8CYW via Red Light over a 117km path which involved some light bending ;-)

My equipment was a 1W Osram LED and 25cm Square Fresnel Lens modulated using Stuarts 3.6MHz>25KHz Transverter design.
Stuarts setup was similar but using an A4 size Fresnel Lens.


Details of the path are below, images created using http://www.heywhatsthat.com/


117km Path plot




117km Path map



I was passing the site today July 2016 and thought i'd take a photo of the view towards the DX!
View from Danby Beacon











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