archive: SETI FW: [ASTRO] USGS Reports Geomagnetic Storm In Progress

SETI FW: [ASTRO] USGS Reports Geomagnetic Storm In Progress

rtyndall@juno.com
Sat, 29 Aug 1998 11:59:49 EDT


On Fri, 28 Aug 1998 22:25:00 -0600 (MDT) rjfear@iquest.net writes:
>Rich,
>
>You're not seeing elevated peaks near sun crossing? I'm only able to
>look at a few days of data but the peaks on the day (day after on this
side
>of the marble) of the solar event were slightly elevated. I haven't
seen
>any differences in the doppler shifts with SETIFOX or FFTDSP. Should I
>consider the flux densities over the last couple of weeks as normal?
>
>Am I seeing the effects of ambient temperature drops? I'm still
>calibrating after all the changes and don't have the digital thermometer
hooked
>back up yet. Even if I did I don't have a years worth of temperature
data to
>compare it to.
>
>R.J.

Hi R.J.
I am seeing a little change in the noise floor level each day as it gets
cooler here.
If I were pointed closer to the sun, I might see higher readings at
High noon.. (The flux was 117 the other day) But right now,
I'm pointing about 21 degrees down from the Sun's path.
It's not much of a blip on the Pwr vs RA chart..

I hope this gets there, I'm trying out an old modem.. So far it's
working..
73, Rich <>

Richard Tyndall NJ1A Woburn, MA. USA
RTyndall@juno.com or nj1a@erols.com
ARGUS Observatory FN42jl
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