QRP ARCI Propagation Resource

Jim Stafford, W4QO

Welcome to our new section which we hope will be a useful resource for those people looking for information on propagation. One of the challenges with QRP is to take advantage of band openings to make your signal heard. Understanding the science behind propagation will allow an operator to use the right band at the right time.

We are starting this section with a classic article from Paul Harden, NA5N

SpaceWeather

The speaceWeather website

The SpaceWeather website contains lots of information that should be of interest to ham radio enthusiasts. Solar activity is featured heavily and there is news about auroras and meteor showers.

For an up to date view of what is happening visit www.spaceweather.com

Solar Activity & HF Propagation

Paul Harden NA5N is well known in QRP circles. At FDIM (Four Days In May) 2005 he made a presentation on Solar Activity and HF Propagation which has become a classic.

To understand more about the the effects of solar activity on HF propagation download his article - here

Propagation News