Quadrantids 2020

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pe1etr
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Quadrantids 2020

Post by pe1etr » 02 Jan 2020 11:27

Almost forgot this one!

QUADRANTIDS
Maximum: January 4, 08h20m UT (λ⊙ = 283 .◦15),
ZHR = 120 (can vary ≈ 60 − 200);
https://www.imo.net/files/meteor-shower/cal2020.pdf

Peter
Blackpool

Tim Bucknall
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Re: Quadrantids 2020

Post by Tim Bucknall » 03 Jan 2020 15:59

its heating up...
haven't identified anything yet
Rx: Burkhardt Reuter RDR54D1, Elad FDM-S2, Airspy HF+ w/ HS Publications 6 Element R3 -R5 Yagi on rooftop rotator V/H polarization options. Pira P275 RDS analyser

daveB
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Re: Quadrantids 2020

Post by daveB » 05 Jan 2020 12:50

I managed to record from the evening of the 3rd to the evening of the 4th - with a couple of hours gap in the early hours of the 4th. Much of the time I beamed east.

The hourly rate was well under 100/hr at the most intense time - but were quite productive for identifiable signals. Logs can be seen on FMList
Locatio: Sittingbourne, Kent JO01ji
SDRPlay, AirSpyMini, RTL dongles, SB920s, Yamaha TX930. 5 ele compact yagi 20ft agl - 120 deg. FM5 - 80 deg, FM5 -180 deg. OIRT dipole and 3-ele Moxon - 80 deg. Shielded magnetic loop 0.1-200 MHz

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