WE NEED YOUR HELP!
The HamSCI Festivals of Eclipse Ionospheric Scienc
Inform and Encourage Clubs and Hams in Your Section
To Participate in This Event!
What: The Solar Eclipse QSO Party (SEQP)
When: October 14, 2023, and April 8, 2024
Where: Operate CW, SSB, FT4/8, and even WSPR and FST4W. Non-WARC bands 6-160 meters.
- Help better understand how the ionosphere works!
- How do disturbances such as solar flares, geomagnetic storms, and traveling ionospheric disturbances affect radio wave propagation?
- How does ionospheric science help amateur radio operators improve communications?
- How can I use my existing radio equipment for science initiatives?
- Have fun in a friendly HF competition. And there are other experiments as well!
Who: Volunteer amateur radio operators, short wave listeners and science researchers from multiple US universities.
The SEQP is conducted by HamSCI –The Ham Radio Science Citizen Investigation — HamSCI serves as a means for fostering collaborations between professional researchers and amateur radio operators. It assists in developing and maintaining standards and agreements between all people and organizations involved.
- Sign up here and participate! (www.hamsci.org/contest-info)
- Get on the air on October 14, 2023, and April 8, 2024, before, during and after the eclipse regardless of your QTH.
- Log your QSO’s in a Cabrillo format.
- Check the rules before or after the event for submitting logs.
For more information:
About HamSCI: www.hamsci.org
About The Festivals of Eclipse Ionospheric Science: www.hamsci.org/eclipse
Contact: Ed Efchak WX2R, Public Information Officer: [email protected]
The ARRL is a partner of HamSCI and the SEQP. HamSCI receives funding from NASA, The National Science Foundation and Amateur Radio Digital Communications.