Perseid Meteor

Meteors

I took this photo while I was asleep! More accurately, it is a processed capture from an automatic system. This is a perseid meteor, passing close to the Pleiades. I am now running a video meteor observation system and am proud to contribute the data to the UK Meteor Observation Network¬†(ukmon). There is a basic […]

FR1GZ

I have twice received signals from FR1GZ this morning using WSPR. WSPR is a digital radio signal (details and free software here)¬†designed to pass minimal information with minimal radio power over great distances. Since FR1GZ is the call sign of a radio amateur on Reunion Island deep in the Indian Ocean, this has definitely worked. […]

Hello world!

In August 2014 I start a new kind of life. This will be my new blog (and will include things before the big change starts) The old blog is still in existence, but is now archived and you can reach it through this link.