January 24, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio

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Solar storm warning: ‘Significant’ radio and GPS issues are expected within hours, according to the Met Office.

Solar storm warning: ‘Significant’ radio and GPS issues are expected within hours, according to the Met Office.

A SOLAR storm is expected to hit Earth in the next 36 hours, causing radio and GPS problems, according to experts.

The Met Office and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have both detected a powerful coronal mass ejection (CME) from the Sun that will “graze” the Earth, according to the agencies.

A space weather physicist, Dr. Tamitha Skov, has warned that this could result in amateur radio blackouts and GPS problems.

Read more – Brinkwire: https://en.brinkwire.com/science/solar-storm-warning-significant-radio-and-gps-issues-are-expected-within-hours-according-to-the-met-office/