Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Video: Understanding HF Propagation... by Steve Nichols G0KYA

This video was recently posted on YouTube by Steve Nichols, G0KYA and it gives a good introduction to understanding the basics of propagation on the HF bands.

Here are some of the bullet points...

  • Solar Flux Index
  • Sunspot Number (which is not the number of actual sunspots!)
  • SSN - Smooth Sunspot Number
  • MUF - Maximum Usable Frequency
  • Solar Flares
  • Coronal Mass Ejections
  • A & K Index
  • Ionosphere
  • Layers
  • Critical Frequency
  • LUF, MUF & FOT
  • VOACAP online
  • Seasons & MUF
Additional links...

1) VOACAP website...
2) G0KYA's website...

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