Tag: Juno

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #906

Week of July 9, 2016 Download here: http://bit.ly/29DEBcM This podcast is suitable for air on amateur radio frequencies. Here are the stories making news … This Week in Amateur Radio: Amateur Electronic Supply (AES) closing after 59 years Art Bell, W6OBB hospitalized FCC Investigating Amateur Radio, Commercial Application Processing Glitch Juno Spacecraft that Heard Hams Say […]

via the ARRL: Juno Spacecraft that Heard Hams Say “HI” Now Orbiting Jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft, which in 2013 listened for earthbound radio amateurs sending “HI” in coordinated, very slow-speed CW, now is circling Jupiter. In a first-of-a-kind for an interplanetary spacecraft, Juno was able to detect 10 meter Amateur Radio signals on October 9, 2013, as it looped past Earth for a gravity-assisted boost on its way […]